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Two Black Gay U.S. Servicemembers Brutally Beaten at Croatian Nightclub

Two gay black U.S. airmen were attacked over the weekend while they were dancing together at a Croatian nightclub. Unilad reports: “The pair they were beaten by 10 thugs for dancing ‘a little more vigorously’ than others in a Croatian nightclub Opera nightclub in the city of Zadar. Ny’Zavian Dozier, 24, a popular Instagram fitness model, and Keith D. Rowe, 25, were assaulted at around 3.00am.” Dozier and Rowe, who serve in the Air Force and are stationed in Germany according to their social media accounts, had taken a trip...
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Ed Stack, Dua Lipa, Naomi Wolf, Matt Gaetz, Quantum Supremacy, Lev Parnas, Ben Platt, Black Hole: HOT LINKS

PATHETIC. GOP lawmakers stall impeachment hearing by storming secure conference room: “Led by Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., the GOP members — who don’t sit on the committees that are questioning witnesses in the impeachment inquiry — entered the secure room, known as a SCIF, in the basement of the Capitol Visitor Center. Before entering, they protested Democrats’ handling of the probe, arguing that the process was not fair to Republicans or the president.” TODRICK HALL. Former personal assistant alleges fraud and sexual assault. “I was Todrick Hall’s personal assistant for years and...
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Marie Osmond: ‘I Actually Thought I Was Gay’ as a Result of Being Sexually Abused — WATCH

Marie Osmond told her co-hosts on The Talk this week that as a child she thought for a while that she might be gay because she had been sexually abused. The remarks came during a discussion of Miley Cyrus’s recent remarks about being gay and her relationships with men. “When I was about 8 or 9 I actually thought I was gay. And the reason is because I had been sexually abused to the point that men made me sick. I didn’t trust them. I didn’t like them. … I...
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High School Football Team Under Investigation for Subjecting Gay Male Cheerleader to Homophobic Abuse, Bullying, and Physical Threats

Wilcox High School / DanielPenfield (CC BY-SA 4.0) Members of the Wilcox High School football team in Santa Clara, California are under investigation by police after allegedly subjecting a 14-year-old gay male cheerleader who cheers for their team to homophobic abuse, bullying, and physical threats at one of their games. The cheerleader has not been identified because he is a minor. The situation has thrown the school into turmoil. A Change.org petition urging “consequences” for the football players at fault is currently collecting signatures. It says: “At a football game...
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Trial Begins for Veteran Cop Told to ‘Tone Down His Gayness’ if He Ever Wanted a Promotion in the St. Louis PD

Keith Wildhaber, an out 22-year veteran of the St. Louis County police is suing the department for discrimination, saying he was told to “tone down his gayness” if he ever wanted a promotion. The lawsuit was filed in 2017. The trial began on Tuesday. Wildhaber told the court he was “sickened” after being told by former St. Louis County Police Board of Commissioners member John Saracino that he needed to “tone down his gayness” if he wanted to be promoted to lieutenant, the St. Louis Post Dispatch reports. Wildhaber also said he...
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Seth Owen, the HS Valedictorian Disowned by His Parents for Being Gay, is Now Helping These LGBTQ Kids with Similar Stories Through College: WATCH

Seth Owen and the Unbroken Horizons scholars.  Seth Owen, the then 18-year-old gay co-valedictorian of his high school class from Jacksonville, Florida, whose story went viral after his parents threw him out of his home after he refused to abide by their religion, has gone on to do extraordinary things. Owen’s situation first came to the public’s attention when one of his high school teachers launched a GoFundMe campaign that raised more than $140,000 to help him get to school. Georgetown got word of it and offered him a full aid package. He’s...
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‘Will & Grace,’ David Chang, BoJack Horseman, U.K. ‘Drag Race’ and More TV This Week

Check out our weekly guide to TV this week, and make sure you’re catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won’t admit you watch when no one’s looking. Queer creatives like Kate McKinnon and Lena Waithe are among the guests joining (the adorable) chef David Chang on the new Netflix series Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, premiering Wednesday. Each episode shines a spotlight on a different international locale as Chang and his guest explore the local cuisine and culture. Get your weirdly sad cartoon fix with a new season of...
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Gay Couple: Men Claiming to Be Police Assaulted Us —WATCH

Jordan Coppedge A gay Charlotte, North Carolina man says he and his boyfriend were assaulted after leaving a bar by a group of men who claimed to be police. Kenny Coppedge told FOX46 that he and boyfriend Jordan Frye were leaving a bar on Yancey Road when a woman approached them and put her arm around Coppedge in a friendly manner. Shortly thereafter the woman’s male friends, who appeared to be drunk, approached and accused the men of stealing from her purse. The men told Coppedge and Frye that they...
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A Warning, Niall Horan, Patti LuPone, William B. Taylor, Jeffrey Toobin, Lee Pace, Cristiano Ronaldo, Kanye West: HOT LINKS

SAD SACK AND A JERK. Patti LuPone has some harsh words for Andrew Lloyd Webber. IMPEACHMENT. William B. Taylor Jr., the top American diplomat in Ukraine, gives damning testimony. “The senior U.S. diplomat in Ukraine said Tuesday he was told release of military aid was contingent on public declarations from Ukraine that it would investigate the Bidens and the 2016 election, contradicting President Trump’s denial that he used the money as leverage for political gain.” "Eyebrows frozen raised," a source in the room tells me of Amb. Taylor's deposition. The...
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Get Ready for a Star-Studded ‘Celebrity Drag Race’

It turns out RuPaul’s Drag Race U.K. invasion was just the beginning of Mother Ru’s expanding empire. In 2020, the glamazon is launching a new addition to the growing RuPaul Television Universe with some familiar faces. VH1 announced RuPaul’s Celebrity Drag Race earlier today. The contest is being billed as a “four-episode event series,” and will feature 12 celebs competing for the title of America’s Next Celebrity Drag Superstar and a cash prize for a charity of their choice. No word yet on which celebs will be competing, but previous...
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