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'Little Bitch Otter' Beer Takes Shot at Idaho Governor C.L. 'Butch' Otter, Supports Gay Rights

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An Idaho brewery is taking aim at Idaho Governor C.L. 'Butch' Otter with a new India brown ale which it is marketing ass "Little Bitch Otter", Boise Public Radio reports:

OtterThe logo, made by Crooked Fence Brewing co-owner and marketing director Kelly Knopp, features an otter wearing a tie and cowboy hat.

"Anyone that is going to try to take away freedoms or not let someone be equal, Crooked Fence is against," says Knopp.

The beer is launching on Thursday at Pre Funk in downtown Boise. BPR adds:

Brewing co-owner and marketing director Kelly Knopp says a portion of Thursday's sales will go directly to Add the Words Idaho, and the Pride Foundation.

Add the Words Idaho co-chairperson Mistie Tolman says her organization is an all-volunteer group working to add "sexual orientation and gender identity" to the state's human rights act. "We decided to put those proceeds to good use, to further equality in the state," says Tolman. "We’ll keep working hard to try and achieve equality."

Governor Otter is appealing the recent ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban to the Ninth Circuit, which has stayed the ruling and promised to expedite the appeal.


Panic! At The Disco’s Brendon Urie Gets Showered By Glitter, Balls, Pickles And Chicken Wings In ‘This Is Gospel’ - VIDEO

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If you haven’t eaten today, you’re in luck because bisexual singer Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco and his piano version of “This Is Gospel” literally has all the ingredients for breakfast, lunch and dinner (with some play time and cucumbers thrown in just to keep everyone healthy).

While he plays, his piano gets showered with glitter, smiley balls, Froot Loops, milk, eggs, glazed chicken wings and spaghetti and meatballs. No idea what raining meatballs have to do with a passionate song about rebelling against conformity, but Urie sounds so great doing it, it’s better to just sit back and enjoy the feast, while not thinking too much about how he kept playing with tinsel, cereal and spaghetti mucking up the keys.

We’ve also got the intense video for the original rock version of “This Is Gospel” as well as a “making of” for the piano version below.

See the videos AFTER THE JUMP…

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'Top Chef' Winner Kristen Kish Comes Out

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Kristen Kish, the 2012 winner of Top Chef and the second female winner in the show's history, came out of the closet last week, posting a photo of her girlfriend Jacqueline Westbrook on Instagram, with the caption:

Helicopter ride over Charleston. Happy 1 year love. You've made me incredibly happy

She also quietly made the announcement in a New York Times magazine article published on Sunday about female chefs.


Big Gay Ice Cream Chief Doug Quint Gives the Scoop to CNN Money: VIDEO

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Doug Quint, who founded the ever-expanding Big Gay Ice Cream empire, spoke with CNN Money about the rise of his business.

"We made a decision to not be hyper-political about our name and to let it do its own thing for us and we didn't want to tell people too much. We preferred that people make assumptions and in doing so it really created an army of people who were believers in the brand.

Check it out, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Milk and Cookie Shots: PHOTO

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By SoHo baker Domique Ansel, inventor of the Cronut.

Set to make their debut at SXSW on Sunday night:

Reps from Dominique Ansel Bakery tell Eater about the inspiration for the dessert — a chocolate cookie "glass" containing a "shot" of milk — came after Ansel tried his first Oreo "a few weeks ago" and was encouraged to eat it with milk, which is not "a natural combination in French culture."


Utah Brewery Offering 'Live and Let Live' Ale to Show Support for Equality, Diversity

WasatchA Park City, Utah-based brewery is showing its support for marriage equality with a new beer made from two similar ingredients, the Salt Lake Tribune reports:

Called Live and Let Live, the blonde pale ale was produced using "two beautiful malts and two wonderful hops, all fermented with a pair of yeasts," says Wasatch brewer Dan Burick.

The beer is 4 percent alcohol by volume — that’s 3.2 by weight — and will be available on draft beginning Friday, Valentine’s Day. (See list for specific locations.)

The gray-toned label that customers will see on the tap handle shows what looks to be a couple — possibly two men, maybe two women — in orange parkas embracing as they ride a ski lift.

Writes the brewery on Facebook:

Celebrate diversity in Utah! Live and Let Live.

“Our new beer has an attitude and we believe Live and Let Live will make life better for a lot of people in Utah" says Wasatch founder Greg Schirf. “Some of our political leaders would benefit from a hearty serving of Live and Let Live.”

Live and Let Live is a blonde pale ale built with two beautiful malts and two wonderful hops, all fermented with a pair of yeasts. This will be available on Valentines Day!

The brewery says that the beer is only on tap:

We wanted to get this out while the legislative session was going and didn't have enough time to get it in bottles.

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