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  1. Making religious communities safe for LGBTQ kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Religion News Service

    Eight years ago this Saturday, my son, Tyler Clementi, died by suicide after vicious cyberbullying at Rutgers University because of his sexual orientation. He was 18 years old.

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  2. Michelle Visage, Fort Trump, Bisexual Pride, Tokyo, Tim Cook, The...Read the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Towleroad

    BRETT KAVANAUGH . Accuser Christine Blasey Ford says she won't testify before Senate before FBI investigation .

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  3. Sesame Street says Bert and Ernie's relationship status is not complicatedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS Atlanta

    In a statement, Sesame Workshop was prompted to address the famous puppets' relationship after a former writer for "Sesame Street" said his own relationship with another man inspired his writing of the characters. "I always felt that without a huge agenda, when I was writing Bert and Ernie, they were [gay]," Mark Saltzman, who worked for the preschooler program for 15 years, told Queerty in an interview.

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  4. Lynching in name of cow unacceptable: Mohan BhagwatRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | DNA India

    On the last day of the three-day lecture series, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said lynching in the name of the cow is unacceptable. Bhagwat, while answering queries from several in the audience, spoke of several issues, ranging from section 377 to Article 370, from casteism to Hindutva.

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  5. Film reminds society to set love free, break gender chainsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Nation

    WITH ITS LGBT theme, a Thai film that first premiered in 2012 has not become rusty with time. That's why Amnesty Thailand recently chose to screen "Mai Dai Khor Hai Ma Rak" to highlight its message about something to which Thai society has largely turned a blind eye.

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  6. Troye Sivan on Eminem's Homophobic Slur: 'Repeated Behavior is...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Towleroad

    Betty Who, Trace Lysette, Rumer Willis, Vella Lovell, Lauren Weedman and More Lip Sync Cher's ABBA-esque 'S.O.S.' Video: WATCH Variety reporter Marc Malkin spoke with out pop singer-songwriter Troye Sivan on the red carpet at the Emmys, asking him about Eminem's use of an anti-gay slur toward Tyler the Creator on his new record Kamikaze. Replied Sivan: "I don't think there's ever really a reason [to use the word].

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  7. Amandla Stenberg On Being Proud of Her SexualityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seventeen

    Amandla Stenberg has been called many things by a lot of people. She's an "intersectional feminist superstar," "the voice of a generation," and whom BeyoncA wants Blue Ivy to be like when she grows up.

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  8. "Sesame Street" disputes writer's claim that Bert and Ernie are gayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Salon

    According to Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organization behind " Sesame Street ," Bert and Ernie are still just friends. On Tuesday, Sesame Workshop released an official statement via Twitter, following comments by former "Sesame Street" writer Mark Saltzman.

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  9. Why Bert and Ernie's sexuality matters to LGBTQ peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    It's affirming to see people who are like you in the fiction you read and watch, especially when you're young. Ernie and Bert of "Sesame Street" pose in front of the Queen Mary II in the harbor of Hamburg.

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  10. Labour ends funding for Dugdale's defence in Wings caseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    UK Labour has pulled the rug from under its former Scottish leader by refusing to fund any more of her defence in a legal action brought by the controversial blogger Stuart Campbell. The move, which exposes Kezia Dugdale to potentially significant costs, has been seen by some of her fellow MSPs as a "betrayal" and "factionalism" by her pro-Corbyn enemies.

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  11. Brian Burke gets straight to the pointRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The News

    MOUNT WILLIAM : Former NHL executive Brian Burke spoke at the Pictou County Wellness Centre on Tuesday. Burke had upper-echelon jobs with the old Hartford Whalers, Vancouver Canucks, Anaheim Ducks, Toronto Maple Leafs and Calgary Flames.

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  12. September 19, 2018 ] Bert and Ernie gay? Does it really matter? OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Veteran puppeteer Frank Oz has been pulled into the brewing Bert and Ernie debate. And though he declared that the "Sesame Street" characters were not gay, he softened his stance on the perception of the puppets and what they mean to LGBTQ people.

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  13. If you had paid close attention, .....Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Christianity, Politics, Sports and Me

    "I always felt that without a huge agenda, when I was writing Bert and Ernie, they were ," Mark Saltzman, who worked for for 15 years, told Queerty in an interview. "I didn't have any other way to contextualize them."

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  14. Mesquite detective accused of sexually abusing Utah teenRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    A veteran Mesquite police detective has a been arrested on charges accusing him of sexually abusing a southern Utah teen he met on a social networking app geared toward gay and bisexual men. Gary Erickson was arrested Sept.

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  15. 'Not A Sin To Thrash Gays': As Russian Meme Convictions...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    Internet users in Russia have faced criminal hate-speech charges for mocking religion on social media, including for likening the Jon Snow character from Game Of Thrones to Jesus Christ. But when a Russian LGBT activist complained to police about online comments saying "faggots should be pummeled" or "snuffed out," they said no laws were broken -- and that sexual minorities are not a group protected under hate-speech laws.

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  16. Bert and Ernie From "Sesame Street" May Not Be Gay, But Why Are We So Quick to Clarify?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Teen Vogue

    In this op-ed, writer Kelly Gonsalves explains why it's not the "Sesame Street" puppets' sexuality that matters - it's the haste to clarify what they're not. writer appeared to confirm that they were more than just friends.

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  17. Sex Abuse Scandal Deepens Divide Over Gay PriestsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Pope Francis has summoned church leaders from around the world to the Vatican in February to address the continuing clergy sex abuse crisis. Some bishops say the abuse is due to gay priests within the church.

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  18. Transgender woman killed by border agent tragically misidentified by police, activists sayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | USA Today

    When authorities identified the four women allegedly killed by Border Patrol agent Juan David Ortiz, they gave the wrong name for Nikki Enriquez. Transgender woman killed by border agent tragically misidentified by police, activists say When authorities identified the four women allegedly killed by Border Patrol agent Juan David Ortiz, they gave the wrong name for Nikki Enriquez.

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  19. Anderson Cooper fires back at antigay trolls, Donald Trump Jr, after...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Queerty

    Anderson Cooper has issued a rare rebuttal at online conspiracy theorists - most notably Donald Trump Jr - following allegations of fake news. The out CNN journalist notes in a recent segment that he typically tries to ignore the troll chatter, but after a lie was spread by the president's son that was so easily disproved, he's wading into the muck just to show how absurd the situation is.

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  20. Are Bert And Ernie A Gay Couple?Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Today FM

    Speculation has started again about whether Bert and Ernie, two of Sesame Street 's most beloved characters, are a gay couple. Mark Saltzman, one of the show's writers, has claimed in an interview that, in his mind, they were indeed a couple.

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