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Gay Yale Professor Died Of Drug Overdose After Altercation With Husband

On November 24, 2013, openly gay Yale University english professor Samuel See died. Now, a report released by medical examiners has revealed that the cause of death was a drug overdose. Joe.My.God. posted the report which details not only See's death but the rather mysterious events surrounding it.

SamuelseeThe report reads:

See died of acute methamphetamine and amphetamine intoxication with recent myocardial infarction. His death was ruled an accident. See was found unresponsive in a detention cell at 6 a.m. on Nov. 24. Court marshals performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation until medics arrived. See, who was alone in his cell, was pronounced dead at 6:15 a.m. See, an assistant professor of English and American studies, was on leave this semester. New Haven police are investigating the circumstances of See's death. New Haven police responded to a domestic dispute at See's home the evening of Nov. 23. Sunder Ganglani, 32, who identified himself as See's husband, was at the home in violation of a protective order, police said.


First Look: Joe Manganiello Bares Arms in 'A Streetcar Named Desire'

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Broadway.com has got a first look at photos from the Yale Repertory Theatre's production of A Streetcar Named Desire including this smoldering shot of Joe Manganiello as the iconic factory parts salesman Stanley Kowalski.

If you missed the clip of Manganiello performing a monologue from the film that I posted the other day, you can check it out HERE.

(photo by Carol Rosegg)


Yale Students Welcome LGBT Alumni Back with Music Video Set to Gay Anthems: WATCH

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Yale's LGBT Alumni group GALA is planning its second reunion in February and if this video 'invitation', which cycles through an incredible musical/dance production of "Over the Rainbow", Ma Rainey's "Prove It On Me Blues", "No More Tears", "I'm Coming Out", "Like a Prayer", "I'm the Only One", "Beautiful", "Born This Way", and "Love On Top" is any indication, it should be a gay old time.

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Yale Tight End Beau Palin Loves to Wear Old Glory: VIDEO

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The Yale Daily News points out this amusing video family self-portrait by one of its football players:

"Tight end Beau Palin '14 stands at 6'3'' and weighs in at 240lbs. He worked in an Illinois mustard factory one summer and baled hay in Wisconsin during another one. He likes to wear the American flag. This is the story of him and his brothers at their home in Oconomowoc, WI."

Apparently all of his brothers enjoy wearing Old Glory in a similar fashion, and they are accomplished barefooters.

Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

P.S. - he's not related to the Mama Grizzly.

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Yale Launches First Undergraduate LGBTQ Magazine

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Q, Yale University's first LGBTQ magazine is set for release on campus tomorrow, December 3.

Its editor, Jake Conway, and publisher, Alice Song, both class of '11, write:

"Its mission is to serve as a guide to students on campus through the celebration of the queer experience. The feature of the first issue, 'We Are Yale,' is a compilation of personal essays from ten students representing the diversity and vibrancy of queer life at Yale. Other articles include: 'Cruising or: How I learned to stop worrying and love the cock,' an exposé of cruising culture at Yale; 'The Lowdown: Lesbian Sex,' a short essay demystifying lesbian sex with accompanying photo shoot; 'Undressing Jonathan Weinberg,' an interview with nude portraitist and Yale art critic Jonathan Weinberg ’78; and 'Missing Pages: The Diary of Albert Dodd, 1838,' a historical essay discussing bed sharing between Yale men in the nineteenth century."

The magazine is to be published once a semester, in a print run of 2,500 copies for distribution to the entire campus.

Conway says the magazine will have an online component next semester.


Yalies of the Day

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Love this photo - by Daniel Carvalho at the Yale Daily News.

Apparently, 25-year-old evangelical preacher Jesse Morrell has been attracting a crowd on campus:

"While Morrell failed to attract much attention from passersby during his first two days on campus, on Thursday afternoon, about 100 Yalies gathered to watch him rail against moral corruption at Yale. Several of those gathered wondered aloud if Morrell actually believed the things he said, and others heckled during his sermon, while others still took photos and videos on their cell phones. 'It seems like he’s really enjoying this, frankly,' Jeremy Poindexter ’11."


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