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Houston Couple Calls Fast Food Chain To Order Breakfast Burritos & Rescue Boat & They Deliver!

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… moment, I was there to answer the phone and get him help.” In case you’ve forgotten, the company has been known to have an anti-gay agenda, and would even donate directly to anti-gay groups! Even after promising not to do so, they still hosted a fundraiser for one group. Still, we’re glad to see some good here. After all, we can still hope for change! [Image via Reddit.] Related Stories Police Officer Under Investigation After Telling Woman Not To Worry, ‘We Only …

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The subversive genius of Joe Orton – BBC News

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… hallmarks as a playwright were black humour, deliberate bad taste, surreal situations and attacks on hypocrisy. His subversive nature helped him to stand out from his peers, with The Times describing Entertaining Mr Sloane as making “the blood boil more than any other British play in the last 10 years”. For Bernard Greaves, a Cambridge architecture student in the mid-60s, Orton’s clear-eyed portrayal of aspects of contemporary gay life struck a chord. “The impact of his …

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MashReads Podcast: ‘The Idiot’ is one of the best books you’ll read all year

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… impactful and formative Russian literature, including The Brothers Karamazov and Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky and Forty Rooms by Olga Grushin. And, as always, we close the show with recommendations: Aliza recommends catching up on Game of Thrones. MJ piggiebacks off of that and also recommends Funny or Die’s Game of Thrones recap series “gay of Thrones.“ Peter recommends Edgar Wright’s new movie Baby Driver. MJ has a host of micro-recommendations …

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The insidiousness of Silicon Valley VCs, and their pithy, pathetic apology blogs

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… found investments in companies with women in senior leadership positions delivered 63 percent better returns than men-only companies. Thankfully, we’re starting to see some change in that makeup, too. Several funds have emerged with women in positions of power. Take, for example, Arlan Hamilton, founder and managing partner of Backstage Capital. Hamilton is black, female, and gay. Her fund helps support more than 40 companies led by underrepresented founders. Steve Case, founder of AOL, …

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15 Issues That Matter To LGBT Australians Beyond Marriage Equality

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Not being able to get married sucks. But it’s just one of many conversations. We asked attendees at Sydney’s annual gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Fair Day what LGBT issues meant the most to them, with one catch: they couldn’t answer marriage equality. These are the topics people wished got more attention. 1. Queer youth homelessness. View this image › All pictures Anna Mendoza / …

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Meet the sex-positive YouTubers giving kids the sex talks they really need

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… tackling taboo subjects. “As a young gay man growing up in Ireland, sex and in particulargay sex was not a topic of conversation,” he said. “The feeling that what I desired was dirty or wrong led to years of sexual anxiety and an internal battle between my body and mind.” Riyadh no longer exists with a cloud of shame looming over his head. Instead, he lives his life with joy and honesty and encourages his viewers to do the same. “YouTube is a space where young …

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20 years later, Ellen is still gayand she’s celebrating with Oprah

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… Ellen’s coming out episode remains one of the best in television history An emotional DeGeneres kicked off the 20th anniversary of her coming out with a simple statement: “I’m Ellen and I’m gay.” But in case you weren’t tuned into the show, she re-shared the infamous TIME magazine cover, only with a slightly more relevant caption for today: “Yep, I’m still gay.” BREAKING A post shared by Ellen (@theellenshow) on Apr 28, 2017 at 9:42am …

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‘Hidden Fences’ Makes Its Big Return At The Oscars

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Hidden Fences debuted at the Golden Globes earlier this year when both Jenna Bush Hager and Michael Keaton mixed up two of the years biggest films, Hidden Figures and Fences, and, unfortunately, combined them into one. On Sunday, Hidden Fences returned at the Oscars. Comedian Travon Free called him out: As did Bad Feminist author, Roxane gay: And a few other folks: As Huffington Posts own Lilly Workneh wrote, it should not be that difficult to remember the names of these …

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Egyptian Doctors Think This Torturous Exam Can Detect “Chronic Homosexuals”

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… had co-authored a 1998 study published in a journal published by the Egyptian Society of Forensic Medical Sciences that experimented with inserting hypodermic needles into the muscle of the anus in “unanesthetized humans” which claimed to demonstrate that gay men’s anuses conduct electricity at a different rate. Other researchers continued experimenting with related methods, including a doctoral student who defended a dissertation at Ain Shams University — one of …

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