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Barcelona Performer Joan Galo's Artful Gender-Bending: VIDEO


Joan Galo,  a photographer, director and cabaret performer from Barcelona does some gender bending in a new stop motion meditation on masculinity and femininity.

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Spain's Hot Summer: VIDEO


The Barcelona bar Bimbambum offers a taste of what a hot summer in the Catolonian city brings out to the city's beaches and may have you rescheduling your summer vacation, to Spain.

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Sitges, Spain Shows Off Its Orgullo: VIDEO


Sitges, Spain (just south of Barcelona) held its third Gay Pride this year.

Its tourism bureau flexes its muscle, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Los Angeles Dodgers Release 'It Gets Better' Video


The Los Angeles Dodgers are the latest MLB franchise to reach out to bullied teens with a video for the "It Gets Better" project.

The Dodgers' contribution features several Dodger players and coaches including Don Mattingly, James Loney, Matt Guerrier, Jamey Carroll, A.J. Ellis, Rod Barajas and Hiroki Kuroda.

"The Dodgers have been outspoken advocates for equality and against all societal prejudices dating back to the days of Jackie Robinson," said Dodgers Senior Vice President, Public Affairs Howard Sunkin. "Our club wholeheartedly supports an end to bullying and violence against LGBT youth. There is zero tolerance for violence of any kind for any reason in our community."


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Towleroad Guide to the Tube #939

RUSSIA: The U.S. isn't the only place with insane tornados this year. Here's one that ravaged the city of Blagoveshchensk in Russia's Far East this week.

SKATEBOARD'S EYE VIEW: Chelsea, NYC from below.

CAT PROBLEM: More pussy than one man can handle.

BARCELONA: Apparently it's the new center of the Circuit party universe.

For recent Guides to the Tube, click HERE.

News: Dolce and Gabbana, Volcano, Tel Aviv, Andrew Cuomo

 road Obama impersonator yanked off stage after making racist and anti-gay jokes at the Republican Leadership Conference.

Dg  road Dolce and Gabbana streams their runway show live on the Internet.

 road Ryan Reynolds: 200 pounds and 8% body fat.

 road Psychiatrist who offers "therapy" sessions for those with "unwanted same-sex attractions" and who was recently hired by Hong Kong's Social Social Welfare department defends himself: “We should not ban people from therapy if they want to change. We should respect their right."

 road Matthew Rettenmund on how well things sold at the Debbie Reynold Hollywood auction. Marilyn Monroe's dress set a new record, selling for a whopping $5.6 million.

 road Marriage equality in New York would pump $184 million into the state's economy.

 road Ryan Gosling walks his pup through LAX.

 road Watch: New music video from RuPaul's Drag Race Winner Raja.

 road The AP brands Governor Cuomo as the new face of marriage equality.

Chile  road Ash from Chile's Puyehue volcano is currently painting sunsets all over the world.

 road Google celebrates Pride in June.

 road Gay rights leaders from Barcelona claim unwarranted treatment at Tel Aviv airport: "David Marti, the general manager for gay pride events in Barcelona, told Haaretz that airport security had stripped his boyfriend whom he was traveling with. The pair were asked a series of personal questions, which Marti said exceeded reasonable limits. The men's personal items were also thoroughly searched. Marti said the pair was questioned for a long time, with their security check ending just minutes before their plane took off."

 road John Aravosis and Dan Choi joined ten women in Muslim headscarves who all crashed RightOnline to protest an anti-Muslim incident at the conservative conference.


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