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Ben Cohen’s Ninth Week On SCD

From a report on tonight’s show: Strictly Come Dancing’s Ben Cohen took an unfortunate tumble to the bottom of the scoreboard as Strictly Come Dancing returned from Blackpool. While Mark Benton remains the favourite to leave the competition this weekend after two consecutive weeks in the dance-off, the rugby ace failed to impress the judges as he tackled the Charleston …

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Ben Cohen’s Eighth Week On SCD

Here’s a review of tonight’s performance: Strictly hunk Ben Cohen hit the bright lights of Blackpool for week eight of Strictly Come Dancing tonight. The ex-Saints rugby star and Kristina performed the American Smooth to ‘Fallin’’ by Alicia Keys at Blackpool Tower ballroom. They gained a total of 32 points, equalling their previous best score, which was six points higher …

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RUSSIA: Organizers Of Lady Gaga Concert Fined For Her “Pro-Homosexual” Speech

The organizers of Lady Gaga’s 2012 Moscow concerts have been fined because she advocated for LGBT rights from the stage. According to the judgment, Gaga “harmed children” with her message. A magistrate’s court in St Petersburg yesterday (14 November) fined Planet Plus 20,000 rubles ($614, €455). During the gigs in St Petersburg and Moscow on 9 and 12 December 2012, …

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Another Anti-Gay Slur From Alex Baldwin, Wingnuts Pounce On Social Media

GLAAD’s Ross Murray reacts: “I don’t know what he’s thinking when he says what he says. I know he’s someone who has worked with us in the past. That’s why it gets hard when he comes back and does the same thing over and over again. We will have to take some time and think about how to respond.” TMZ …

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Ben Cohen’s Seventh Week On SCD

Radio Times recaps: Hello sailor! This week saw rugby star Ben Cohen try backflips instead of stripping. It seems the audience loves big Ben even when he keeps it buttoned up – they rewarded his gymnastic efforts with a standing ovation – but the judges weren’t so easily persuaded. Bruno stayed true to form, saying “I don’t know why but …

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Ben Cohen’s Sixth Week On SCD

Oh emm gee, he went shirtless. Strictly Come Dancing contestant Ben Cohen caused quite a stir on the Strictly dancefloor after he shed his shirt to perform the paso doble. The rugby ace had previously made an impact when he stripped to a vest to perform the salsa with partner Kristina Rihanoff – but took things one step further with …

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NEBRASKA: Gay-Bashing Of Straight Marine Investigated As Hate Crime

The attack on the straight Marine who was gay-bashed in Omaha after standing up for a friend in drag will be investigated as a hate crime. Omaha Police said Thursday officers are investigating this incident as a hate crime. Gay rights activists in Omaha want people to know there’s nothing scary about a man in a dress. They will be …

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Sen. Cory Booker Sworn In

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The Ben Cohen 2014 Calendar

Get it here. Benefits the Stand Up Foundation.

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Ben Cohen’s Fifth Week On SCD

About last night’s show: Ben Cohen has survived week five of Strictly Come Dancing for his bopping quick step performance after narrowly escaping the dance-off. Ben and Kristina’s fast paced act gained 27 points last night which, combined with the public vote, saved the pair, but only just. It went down to the last two pairs of the evening when …

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Warwick Rowers 2014 Calendar

Bare butts ahead, so probably not work-friendly. About them: Last year we decided to join the fight against homophobia, and were moved by your response. Now we hope to build on that response through Sport Allies, a programme to reach out to young people challenged by bullying, homophobia or low self-esteem. We have created Sport Allies in partnership with a …

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From Ben Cohen’s Stand Up Foundation

They’re also selling hoodies and hats.

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Ben Cohen’s Fourth Week On SCD

Here’s a review of tonight’s performance: Former Saints strongman Ben Cohen put in another good performance on Strictly Come Dancing, impressing the judges with his bulging biceps as well as his twinkling toes. The ex-Franklin’s Gardens star, born and bred in Northampton, scored a total of 31 points. He received scores of eight from three of the judges and a …

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Chris Kluwe On Artful Swearing

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Ben Cohen’s Third Week On SCD

Here’s a review of last night’s performance: Ben Cohen produced a raunchy rhumba on Strictly Come Dancing for Love Week. He won unanimous praise for his dance in a dress shirt and undone bow tie to Adele’s Make You Feel My Love and his performance with Kristina Rihanoff earned a standing ovation. The pair scored straight sevens from the four …

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Tweet Of The Day – Soledad O’Brien

My post on this story is here.

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Wil Wheaton Thanks You

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Ben Cohen’s Second Week On SCD

From a live blog about tonight’s show: “6-6-7-6 from the judges. A total of 24 for Ben, which is higher than the judges comments suggested that it would be. Kristina and Ben will definitely take that score and run.” (Tipped by JMG reader Darryl) RELATED: You might want to also view tonight’s dance by Robin Windsor, the openly gay professional …

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Olympian Bode Miller Slams Russia

Five-time Olympic skiing medalist Bode Miller didn’t hold back yesterday when the Associated Press asked him about Russia’s anti-gay laws. “‘I think it’s absolutely embarrassing that there’s countries and there’s people who are that intolerant and that ignorant,” he said Monday, one of the few athletes willing to take a stand on the subject at the U.S. Olympic media summit …

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Ben Cohen’s First Week On SCD

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