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OREGON: Alleged Victim In Terry Bean Case Accused Of Evading Subpoena

Earlier this week I reported that the teenage alleged victim in the Terry Bean sexual abuse case had vanished and that the trial might be called off without him. Yesterday prosecutors accused the unnamed youth and his mother of engaging in an elaborate series of ruses to avoid being served with a subpoena which orders him to appear for next ...

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Fox Debate Breaks Viewership Record

CNN reports: Early overnight Nielsen ratings suggest that Thursday’s Republican debate was not just the most-watched primary debate in history — it may have been twice as big as the previous record-holder. The debate on Fox News had a 16.0 household rating between 9 p.m. and 11 p.m., according to Nielsen. Translation: 16% of United States homes with TV sets ...

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TRAILER: About Ray

Via Vanity Fair: With transgender people more visible than ever in the media and in everyday life, more trans people have been able, at younger ages, to begin their own transitions. In the new drama About Ray we see the way a family is rocked, as daughter Ramona (Elle Fanning) begins the process of becoming Ray. Despite the title, the ...

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Feds Fund Implantable PrEP Study

Poz.com reports: A group of 15 researchers and clinical investigators at Northwestern University received a $17.5 million grant to develop an implant capable of delivering meds that protect against HIV, according to a press release from the McCormick School of Engineering. The hope is that the implants would last for up to a year. The five-year project is underwritten by ...

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Taiwanese Animators On GOP Debate

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PETITION: Boycott Stonewall Movie

Variety reports: “A historically accurate film about the Stonewall Riots would center the stories of queer and gender-noncomforming people of color like Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P. Johnson,” a MoveOn petition reads. “Not relegate them to background characters in the service of a white cis-male fictional protagonist.” The trailer for Roland Emmerich’s film about the 1969 Stonewall riots just debuted ...

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Headline Of The Day

This story is all over Teabagistan today and is yet another example of why I so rarely report on alleged anti-gay hate crimes. So fucking infuriating.

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Frank Bruni: Hooray For Fox News

“This wasn’t a debate, at least not like most of those I’ve seen. This was an inquisition. On Thursday night in Cleveland, the Fox News moderators did what only Fox News moderators could have done, because the representatives of any other network would have been accused of pro-Democratic partisanship. They took each of the 10 Republicans onstage to task. They ...

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GOP Debate Audience Cheers When John Kasich Expresses Support For Gays

The Huffington Post recaps: “Our court has ruled and I said we’ll accept it,” Kasich said in response to a question from moderator Megyn Kelly about what he would do if his child were homosexual. “And guess what? I just went to a wedding of a friend of mine who is gay.” “Just because they don’t think the same way ...

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REPORT: Married Michigan State Rep Leaked Gay Hooker Scandal About Himself To Hide Affair With Fellow Married Rep

Back in June, I reported that Michigan Tea Party state reps Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat had introduced a trio of anti-gay marriage bills, two of which would have outlawed all civil marriages. Under their proposed bills, only “a minister of the Gospel, cleric, or religious practitioner” would be allowed to issue marriage licenses and perform weddings. Today the Detroit ...

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Drudge Readers: Trump By A Landslide

According to over 185,000 Drudge Report readers, Donald Trump won last night’s debate. Trump took 50% of the poll’s total vote with Ted Cruz coming in a distant second.

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Trump: Fox News Was Unfair To Me

Donald Trump’s social media team tends to make its points by quoting people on Twitter.

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Baume: LGBT Issues At First GOP Debate

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OPEN THREAD: GOP Top Ten Debate

Watch along with us and weigh in during the main GOP debate at 9PM eastern. The event will be live-streamed on Fox News where you’ll need your cable system login to watch.

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GOP Attack Ad: Voting For Rand Paul Is Voting To Nuke American Families

Via Mediaite: A new ad from former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton‘s Foundation for American Security and Freedom warns that if you vote for Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul, a cute suburban American family will be annihilated by a nuclear explosion. The ad is totally not a ripoff of a 1964 Lyndon B. Johnson campaign ad claiming that if Americans voted ...

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Dems Announce 2016 Debates

The Hill reports: The Democratic National Committee (DNC) set its presidential debate schedule on Thursday, announcing six debates spanning from October to March. The first debate will take place in Nevada on Oct. 13 in partnership with CNN. Following that, the DNC has scheduled debates for November in Iowa, December in New Hampshire, and January in South Carolina. The final ...

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OPEN THREAD: GOP Kids’ Table Debate

Watch along and weigh in here during the Kids’ Table Debate, which begins at 5PM eastern. This and the later debate at 9PM will be streamed live at Fox News, but you’ll need your cable system login to watch.

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GOP Candidates Reveal Pre-Debate Rituals

Via Bustle: We’re just hours away from the first Republican primary debate on Thursday evening. At 5 p.m., seven candidates who trailed in the polls will present their stance before the 10 leading candidates take the stage for the main event at 9 p.m. Some have participated in dozens of these debates — or, at the very least, similar speeches, ...

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