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Last night on The Daily Show, host Jon Stewart lambasted the Texas GOP for its recent endorsement of debunked and dangerous “ex-gay” therapy. The Daily ShowGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive ...

While some lesbians of a certain age undoubtedly thought Marsha Brady was neat-o, lesbians definitely like the Brady clan’s uniformed maid Alice. This isn’t surprising. I mean, let’s face it, it’s apparent that the sturdy, wise-cracking Alice was the real man of the Brady house. While many a lesbian have suspected that Sam the Butcher was really Sam the Beard, we lack solid evidence. Yet, Wikipedia has revealed that Alice’s “relationship” and perpetual engagement to Sam was a non-sexual arrangement of sorts, calling Alice...

PNN Media Group announced today the launch date of the all-new Interfusion TV. June 30th is when the new network will officially start the broadcast. Later in the summer the network will expand into new outlets. Interfusion Television is all about the dance music industry. This niche channel will specialize in the celebration and discussion of EDM, DJs, dance, trance, techno and house music. The goal of Interfusion TV is to share videos, music, behind-the-scenes, events, DJs and recording artists revolving around the electronica and...

Gawker is reporting that Fox News discriminated against longtime anchor Shepard Smith because Smith is gay and decided last year to finally, officially, come out. If true, Fox News’ actions could constitute a violation of both New York city and state (2002) employment law, which bans job discrimination based on sexual orientation. Fox News is denying the story, and claims Gawker got some details wrong. A Gawker report alleging that Fox News chief Roger Ailes prohibited host Shep Smith from coming out as gay contains multiple factual...

The much-anticipated Gayme Show premieres live this Wednesday April 30th at 7 PM (pst). The game is broadcast live from Proud Television’s studios in Palm Springs. There are several platforms viewers can watch including on the PrideNation website, live on Youtube, on mobile devices, on the ROKU player and other IP systems. Gayme Show is a revolutionary new interactive TV program that is geared to the LGBT community. Viewers can get involved and win some great prizes. Since the show is broadcast live, prizes are instantly won...

A photo of the slain San Francisco politician will be featured on stamps starting in May, making him the first openly gay elected official to be commemorated on a postage note. Gay rights activist Harvey Milk is getting the Post Office’s stamp of approval. A photo of the slain San Francisco politician will be featured on stamps starting in May, making him the first openly gay elected official to be commemorated on a postage note. This week the Post Office unveiled the black-and-white stamp design that will be released on May 22,...

Nearly a month after Arizona state Sen. Steve Gallardo (D) made headlines for coming out as gay, Arizona state Sen. Olivia Cajero Bedford (D) told Gallardo to “act more gay” in a closed-door caucus meeting Tuesday, because she questioned his sexuality, the Arizona Capitol Times reports. Gallardo told the newspaper that Cajero Bedford argued that Gallardo should be removed from his position because of his decision to run for Congress and because he didn’t reveal that he is gay until last month. Nevertheless, Cajero Bedford’s...

Religious conservatives are at it again. Tennessee governor Bill Haslam just received and will likely sign a bill that not only allows but actually helps organize anti-gay bullying in the name of “religious freedom.” The Tennessee “Religious Viewpoints Antidiscrimination Act” allows students to use religion in any manner they choose, and mandates that their use of religion be protected. At a basic level, a student could merely write “God” on a chemistry test as the answer to a question asking to where water comes from. A student...

Fred Phelps — the founding pastor of a Kansas church known for its virulently anti-gay protests at public events, including military funerals — has died, the church said Thursday. The 84-year-old died of natural causes at 11:15 p.m. Wednesday, according to church spokesman Steve Drain. By the most epic fail in anti-gay history, the hate pastor not only failed to win people over but made the homophobes’ cause untenable. It feels like Fred Phelps has always been, and always will be, anti-gay hatred personified. But he hasn’t...

Responding to the news that Guinness had withdrawn its sponsorship of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York over the continued exclusion of gay groups from the festivities, Rupert Murdoch called on the people of Ireland and their cousins in the diaspora to retaliate by boycotting the beer. The media tycoon’s rousing Twitter plea to defend what he described as “a religious parade” — but is more often understood to be a celebration of national identity, and frequently marked by displays of public drunkenness — has so far...

Two major beer manufacturers on Friday dropped sponsorship of St. Patrick’s Day parades in New York City and Boston to protest bans on gays marching openly. Sam Adams pulled out of Boston’s parade, which takes place on Sunday, and Heineken yanked its support of the New York City parade, slated for Monday. Both parades are allowing gay groups to march but are banning signage about sexual orientation. Sam Adams made the announcement after coming under pressure from Club Cafe, a Boston bar patronized by the gay community. The...

PHOENIX — An Arizona state senator disclosed Wednesday that he is gay saying the furor over a bill that would have allowed businesses to refuse customers service based on owners’ religious beliefs prompted his decision to go public. Sen. Steve Gallardo, the Senate’s minority whip, has been an outspoken critic of the GOP majority at the Capitol but has not made gay rights a signature issue. His efforts have focused on overturning the anti-immigrant Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act, which the state Legislature...

Starting in 2015 the Boy Scouts of America’s policy banning adult leaders who are gay will cost the organization donations from Walt Disney Co. Though Disney doesn’t provide money to the Boy Scouts’ national or local councils, the Burbank-based company with major theme parks in Anaheim and Orlando provides small grants to local troops and packs, said Deron Smith, a Boy Scouts spokesman. “We believe every child deserves the opportunity to be a part of the Scouting experience and we are disappointed in this decision...

On Tuesday, the Kansas House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a measure designed to bring anti-gay segregation—under the guise of “religious liberty”—to the already deep-red state. The bill, written out of fear that the state may soon face an Oklahoma-style gay marriage ruling, will now easily pass the Republican Senate and be signed into law by the Republican governor. The result will mark Kansas as the first state, though certainly not the last, to legalize segregation of gay and straight people in virtually every...