A Complete Transcript of What Milo Yiannopoulos Said About Child Molestation

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  Here’s precisely what Milo Yiannopoulos said about pedophilia. The following transcript is taken directly from a video posted by @ReaganBattalion on Twitter: We’re talking about [ages] 13–25, 13–28. These things do happen perfectly consensually. Often, by the way, it’s the women who suffer. What normally happens in schools, very often, is an older woman with […]

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Laverne Cox Makes History… Again

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Laverne Cox has a lot of firsts under her belt. She’s been the vanguard for the transgender community at the Emmy’s (first trans nomination), she’s graced the cover of Time Magazine, and she’s starred in a TV musical. She’s charismatic and appealing and has the incredible strength it takes to dive in where no one […]

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Where Does Neil Gorsuch Stand on Gay Rights?

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  When President Trump appointed Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, it left many Americans fearful that the new justice would overturn the legalization of gay marriage. But as the New York Times points out, it’s not so easy to tell where Gorsuch stands on the issue. That’s because conflicting evidence makes it hard […]

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Everything You Need to Know About the ‘Day Without a Woman’ Protest

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  March 8th is special for two reasons: it’s International Women’s Day and it’s the Day Without a Woman protest. The same women who organized the Women’s March on Washington are also organizing the Day Without a Woman protest. Researchers estimate that the Women’s March on Washington attracted an astounding 3-4 million participants. So judging […]

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GLAAD Now Offering Grants for LGBT Content Creators

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  GLAAD (formerly the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, but they’ve reduced the name to only its acronym to highlight their inclusion of people of other sexual and gender identities) is an American media-monitoring organization. While they have no official standing, they use their visibility to hold media accountable for what it says about […]

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#TheIdesofTrump: A Call to Flood President Trump with Postcards

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  A new anti-Trump demonstration is in the works. But this time, it’s in the form of writing. A social media post that encourages people to flood President Trump with postcards has gone viral. Activists are calling on users to mail Trump a postcard on March 15th. The idea is to get enough people to […]

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Vermont Has Highest LGBT Population in the U.S.

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  While it’s easy to think of the U.S. LGBT fight as being centered in places like San Francisco, New York City, and Boston, new numbers move the chart in a surprising way. Vermont, of all states, shows the highest self-identifying population of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and trans people. In a survey by nonpartisan foundation […]

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It’s a Historic Day for Boy Scouts; Transgender Boys Now Welcome

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  The Boy Scouts of America has just changed its policy on transgender membership. Previously, the organization did not accept transgender applicants. However, as of Monday, it took a new stance on the issue. A press release published on the official Boy Scouts website reads: “For more than 100 years, the Boy Scouts of America, […]

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Celebrating the Rise of LGBT Ads

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  Lush, the chain of shops for known indulgent bath products, hasn’t had to advertise much in recent years. If you walk into a mall containing a shop, you know it immediately. The scent carries a blend of floral, fruity, and musky perfumes. So why did they debut a new advertising line for Valentine’s Day? […]

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Mural of Two Men Holding Hands Stirs Up Controversy

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  There is a great deal of art in the world that depicts gay relationships in the world. If you squint. If you already know the symbology. If you ignore the woman painted between them. If you translate this glance in exactly this way, if you read this passage with the annotations of these 57 […]

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