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Former NFL Star Kordell Stewart: I’m Not Gay And I Never Dated The “I’m Not Gay No More” Guy

Former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Kordell Stewart says that he’s not gay and has never dated Andrew Caldwell, the infamous “I’m not gay no more” guy – despite such claims by Caldwell, who is apparently NOT not gay no more. TMZ Sports reports: The rumors started when Caldwell went on a radio show last week and proclaimed the two were in ...

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Malta: Best In Europe For LGBT Rights

Yesterday Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat tweeted his pride after his tiny island nation was ranked as the best in Europe on LGBT rights by ILGA-Europe. Malta Today reports: Malta has shot up to a historic first place in the International Lesbian-Gay Association’s ‘Rainbow Europe’ league for LGBTIQ rights, overtaking the United Kingdom and Belgium. According to the table, Malta grants ...

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Brian Sims: I’m Running For Congress [VIDEO]

Today comes the formal announcement of what many of you have surely known for several days. Pennsylvania Rep. Brian Sims, his state’s first out legislator, is running for Congress. Via press release: On Tuesday, Pennsylvania State Rep. Brian Sims announced his candidacy for Pennsylvania’s 2nd Congressional District. Sims, an attorney and civil rights advocate in Center City Philadelphia, has spent ...

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INDIANA: Gov. Mike Pence Considering LGBT Rights Bill Without Public Accommodation Protections

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has reportedly had meetings about a proposed LGBT rights bill similar to the so-called “Utah compromise” – in other words, there would be protections in housing and employment but none in public accommodations. Via the Indianapolis ABC affiliate: “I think whatever issues come up in the next General Assembly, they’ll be considered on their merits,” Pence ...

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Matt Baume On Turning Anger Into Action [VIDEO]

Clip recap: “Can anger make the world a better place? We usually think of anger as destructive, but if you can harness it, you can turn it into a constructive force for good — as Harvey Milk discovered, both in real life and in the movie Milk. “

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Southern Baptist Seminary Head Albert Mohler Denounces Ex-Gay Torture: Praying Is More Effective

Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, spoke today at the opening of a conference which addresses the critical problem of millions of gays shoving their homosexy ways down everybody’s throats. According to Mohler, ex-gay torture is just a big waste of time because the only way to cure The Gay is by praying to Christ Himself. The ...

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BRITAIN: Trolling The Haters At Chester Pride [VIDEO]

JMG reader Alastair points us to this clip showing how one man trolled the clueless haters at Chester Pride this weekend. Below that is a clip from the actual parade.

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Gay Dads Star In New Campbell Soup Ad [VIDEO]

Two gay dads do competing Darth Vader impressions in a cute new ad from Campbell Soup. Ad Age reports: Campbell Soup’s first major brand push in five years depicts real families, including a gay couple and their son, along with real weather patterns as the soup giant tries to tap into what’s really going on in people’s lives when it’s ...

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Petition To Pope Francis: Fire The US Papal Nuncio

The pro-LGBT group Faithful America has posted a petition to Pope Francis which calls for firing Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano for his role in embarrassing the Vatican in the Kim Davis debacle. Vigano is the papal nuncio, the Vatican’s diplomatic representative in the United States. Earlier this year Vigano attended NOM’s hate march in Washington DC, much to the glee ...

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Barronelle Stutzman: I Didn’t Break The Law [VIDEO]

In a cutesy clip posted today by the Heritage Foundation, anti-gay Washington state florist Barronelle Stutzman flatly declares that she did not break the law when she refused to serve a gay couple. State courts, of course, have disagreed and earlier this year Stutzman was fined a paltry $1000. Stutzman has received at least $174,000 in crowd-funding. (Tipped by JMG ...

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UTAH: Salt Lake City Council To Consider Naming Street For Harvey Milk

Ben Winslow reports at Salt Lake City’s Fox affiliate: A proposal has been unveiled to rename 900 South as “Harvey Milk Boulevard” to honor the slain LGBT rights leader. The proposal was announced Saturday night at a fundraiser event for the gay rights group Equality Utah, which has been working with Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and Councilman Stan ...

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Hillary Clinton Calls Out Kim Davis In Speech Before Human Rights Campaign Supporters [VIDEO]

Hillary Clinton this morning addressed staffers and supporters of the Human Rights Campaign in advance of their annual gala tonight in Washington DC. Clinton urged the assembled activists to resist the temptation to relax after the Obergefell ruling, noting that there are people “literally standing in the courthouse door” in an attempt to thwart LGBT civil rights. More from ABC ...

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Vatican Priest Comes Out, Gets Sacked Immediately

A Vatican priest working in the office of the Holy See was fired today immediately after he came out. Via Reuters: Monsignor Krzystof Charamsa was removed from his position at the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith, the Vatican’s doctrinal arm where he had worked since 2003, a statement said. Charamsa, 43, and a Polish theologian, announced he was ...

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Vatican Observers: It’s Likely That The Pope Will Shitcan The Guy Who Sprung Kim Davis On Him

According to a report published today by the New York Times, Vatican observers expect US Papal Nuncio Carlo Vigano to be removed at the “first respectable opportunity” for his “grave misstep” in secretly orchestrating the Pope’s meeting with Kim Davis. They write: Archbishop Viganò is turning 75 in January, the age at which bishops must submit a formal request to ...

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BREAKING: Only Real Private Audience Held By Pope During US Visit Was With GAY COUPLE [VIDEO]

The Liberty Counsel’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day just got MUCH WORSE. CNN exclusively reports: The day before Pope Francis met anti-gay county clerk Kim Davis in Washington last week, he held a private meeting with a longtime friend from Argentina who has been in a same-sex relationship for 19 years. Yayo Grassi, an openly gay man, brought his ...

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REPORT: Hillary Clinton Ditches HRC For SNL
UPDATE: HRC Disputes Cancellation Claim

UPDATE: I’ve reached out to the Human Rights Campaign and they dispute the below-linked New York Times story. According to HRC spokesman Brandon Lorenz, Hillary Clinton “remains the morning speaker” on Saturday. Hillary Clinton was scheduled to address Human Rights Campaign staffers and supporters on Saturday in advance of their annual gala in Washington DC, but the HRC gig has ...

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Don Lemon To Trump: Are You A Homophobe? [VIDEO]

Last night CNN host Don Lemon asked Donald Trump point-blank if he is a homophobe. Trump, in standard fashion, dodged the question, saying “I’m a very nice person” before launching into litany of all the people who love him – the Tea Party, evangelicals, etc.  In recent weeks Trump has pandered to the religious right as more fundamentalists question his ...

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2011 Email Reveal: Hillary Clinton Was Angry About Changing Passports For Same-Sex Parents

According to a just-revealed 2011 email, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was furious that her department had proposed replacing “mother” and “father” with gender-neutral terms on US passports. Via the Huffington Post: “Who made the decision that State will not use the terms ‘mother and father’ and instead substitute ‘parent one and two’?” Clinton wrote in an email to staff ...

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Jim Obergefell To Kim Davis: You’re Not Above The Law

Marriage equality champion Jim Obergefell has penned an open letter to Kim Davis. Via the ACLU, here’s the full text of his letter: “As you may know, when you fall in love with someone, you hand your heart and soul over to them. Anyone who has committed to sharing their life with another human and forming a family unit knows ...

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WHO Greatly Expands PrEP Recommendations

The New York Times reports: Everyone who has H.I.V. should immediately be put on antiretroviral triple therapy and everyone at risk of becoming infected should be offered protective doses of similar drugs, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday as it issued new H.I.V. treatment and prevention guidelines. The guidelines increase by nine million the number of people who should ...

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