Tag Archives: LGBT allies

Country Star Comes Out As LGBT Ally With Cher Cover He Found By Googling The “Gayest Songs Of All Time”

Variety reports: Jake Owen, who recently had his seventh No. 1 single at country radio, is at the top of the charts with a lot of gay country fans now that he’s expressed his solidarity with the LGBT community — a move that doesn’t come without at least some controversy among the genre’s fan base. His cheeky way of coming …

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Stormy Cancels Strip Club Show Over Anti-Gay Slur

As she returned to the national headlines yesterday thanks to the sentencing memos for Michael Cohen, Stormy Daniels made additional news when she revealed that she had canceled an appearance at a Fort Lauderdale-area strip club after its owner allegedly called her assistant a “fucking faggot.” Stormy says the cancellation cost her a “$6800 paycheck,” but it was the right …

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IOWA: LGBT Ally Zach Wahls Elected To State Senate

The Daily Iowan reports: After Tuesday’s victory in the race for the District 37 state Senate seat, Democratic candidate Zach Wahls becomes one of the youngest faces in that body at 26. At his election night watch party at Big Grove Brewery, Wahls said he was pleased with voter turnout, particularly from young people. “We smashed voter turnout from 2014,” …

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IOWA: LGBT Ally Zach Wahls Wins State Senate Primary

The Huffington Post reports: As a 19-year-old University of Iowa engineering student, Zach Wahls stood before the Iowa House of Representatives and gave an impassioned speech defending his two lesbian mothers. A video of the speech went viral, amassing millions of views. Seven years later, Wahls is hoping to occupy a seat in the very chamber where he made his …

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LGBT Ally Florence Henderson Dies At Age 82

USA Today reports: Florence Henderson, the wholesome actress who went from Broadway star to television icon when she became Carol Brady, the ever-cheerful mom residing over “The Brady Bunch,” has died. She was 82. She died surrounded by family and friends, her manager, Kayla Pressman, said in a statement late Thursday. Millions loved, and kept on loving, the innocent sitcom …

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