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Nicholas Sparks Apologizes for Homophobic Emails, Claims Loving and Accepting LGBTQ People is One of His ‘Core Values’

Nicholas Sparks / Facebook Author Nicholas Sparks apologized on Monday for a string of homophobic emails published last week by the Daily Beast in which he discussed blocking the formation of a group for LGBTQ students and stamping out student protest at the faith-based school he co-founded in North Carolina, the Epiphany School of Global Studies. Read the Daily Beast’s full exposé here. The emails emerged from a lawsuit against Sparks by a former headmaster who claimed that the author falsely told people that he had Alzheimer’s disease. The NYT...
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Gus Kenworthy Joins RuPaul and Lisa Vanderpump for a Dog Adoption Runway Show: WATCH

On episode 6 of his eponymous new talk show, RuPaul invited Olympic skier Gus Kenworthy to join a segment with Real Housewife and dog rescue advocate Lisa Vanderpump for a segment about saving dogs in need. Kenworthy brought his current dog Beemo back from a dog meat farm in South Korea and helped save a number of dogs from his prior Olympics in Sochi, Russia. RuPaul, Vanderpump, and Kenworthy then presided over dog adoption runway show emceed by Ross Mathews. The post Gus Kenworthy Joins RuPaul and Lisa Vanderpump for...
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FOX News’ Greg Gutfeld: Trans Activists are Transitioning Children to ‘Eliminate’ Gay and Lesbian People — WATCH

Try to wrap your head around FOX News’ The Five host Greg Gutfeld’s bonkers take on what’s happening with transgender kids, which came within a discussion of transgender athletes. A new kind of conversion therapy? (via Media Matters) Said Gutfeld: “There are young children, when they express gender confusion, the push among these same activists is to transition these confused children at a young age to the hetero sex, meaning if you have a young boy with feminine qualities you need to transition that person into a female so that...
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Gay Couple Who Moved to D.C. One Month Ago Attacked in Violent Alleged Hate Crime: WATCH

A gay couple who moved to Washington D.C. one month ago was attacked over the weekend by a gang of men who allegedly yelled “faggot” and robbed them. Police have arrested three teens, two juvenile ages 15 and 16 and one adult named Marcus Britt, all from Fort Washington, Maryland, and charged them with robbery by force and violence. Hate Crime charges may be forthcoming as the case is still under investigation. Wrote Craven on a GoFundMe page set up to cover medical expenses: “My boyfriend, Braden, and I were...
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This is Probably Worse Turbulence Than You’ve Ever Seen on a Plane: WATCH

When the flight attendant says ‘fasten your seatbelts’, this is why you should pay attention. Mirjeta Basha recorded cell phone video on a flight from Kosovo to an airport in France near the Swiss border that shows severe turbulence as the plane flew near a thunderstorm. A flight attendant and drink cart go airborne as passengers scream and the cabin erupts into chaos. Basha told ABC News that she was convinced the plane was going to crash. Commercial airliners are built to withstand such turbulence, but people generally aren’t. 10...
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YouTuber Buys ‘Hell, Michigan’, Renames it ‘Gay Hell’ to Protest Trump

YouTube comic Elijah Daniel is making national headlines after buying the town of Hell, Michigan and renaming it “Gay Hell”. Gay Hell, Mi has everything. A library, a place to lock your love in Gay Hell, and even a WEDDING CHAPEL TO GET GAY MARRIED IN HELL! pic.twitter.com/mt2RzgraEx— elijah daniel (@elijahdaniel) June 17, 2019 Daniel made the announcement in a tweet on Monday, writing: “ahead of pride month Trump’s administration put a ban on embassy’s flying pride flags. so as of today, I am now the owner of Hell, Michigan....
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The First Transgender Contestant on ‘Naked and Afraid’ Used it as an Opportunity to Educate: WATCH

The Discovery Channel featured Quince Mountain, the first transgender contestant on its outdoor survival show Naked and Afraid, in Sunday night’s episode. On the show, two people are dumped into the wilderness with nothing, not even the clothes on their backs, for 21 days. Mountain took it as an opportunity to educate. The Reno Gazette Journal reports: “The episode features a tense moment when Mountain tells Owens that his surgical scars are the result of his gender transition. Mountain said producers gave him the option of keeping his gender transition...
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Robyn, Tim Cook, Jacob Wohl, Mayor Pete’s Fundraising, Laura Ingraham, Liza Minnelli, West Side Story: HOT LINKS

$7 MILLION. Pete Buttigieg’s June fundraising haul: “The huge April haul, which was previously unreported, highlights Buttigieg’s explosive rise in the Democratic presidential race — and Buttigieg hopes to do it again next month by announcing a top-tier second quarter haul that at least doubles his last campaign finance report, putting the 37-year-old among the biggest fundraisers seeking the presidency in 2020 and cementing his leap from long shot status at the beginning this year.” A STAR IS BORN. Liza Minnelli reveals what she thinks Judy Garland’s reaction would have...
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Fired Australian Rugby Star Israel Folau Attacks LGBTQ People in Sermon at Church: WATCH

Australian rugby superstar Israel Folau, who was recently terminated by Rugby Australia for his public position that Hell awaits homosexuals, among other hateful remarks, gave a sermon at his Sydney church on Sunday which further attacked gay and transgender people. The Sydney Morning Herald reports: “The former rugby union star described homosexuality as a sin and claimed the devil was behind primary school children being allowed to decide if they wanted to change gender.” Said Folau in the sermon, which you can watch below if that’s how you want to...
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Anderson Cooper Announces His Mother Gloria Vanderbilt’s Death at 95 in Moving Eulogy on CNN: WATCH

Fashion icon Gloria Vanderbilt has died at the age of 95. Her son, Anderson Cooper, gave his mother a moving eulogy on CNN on Monday morning. Gloria Vanderbilt died this morning, according to her son, CNN's Anderson Cooper.The fashion designer and socialite was 95. https://t.co/Hxeen0b3fm pic.twitter.com/uNJutm9BV6— CNN (@CNN) June 17, 2019 Said Cooper: “The last few weeks, every time I’d kiss her good-bye, I’d say ‘I love you mom.’ She would look at me and say, ‘I love you too. You know that.’ And she was right. I did know...
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