Ian Hartsoe

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Gay People Just As Good At Playing Pretend As Straight People

“Clemson University researchers studied an issue raised in a recent news column that suggested an ‘out’ actor cannot convincingly play a heterosexual …

Sandy Rios, Conservative Radio Host, Links Gay Love To Ariel Castro Rape And Torture

A conservative radio host linked lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) love to the "love" Ohio kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro had for his victims while discussing her opposition towards the legalization of same-sex marriage.<p>Sandy Rios, American Family Association talk show host and Fox …

Outlook, Office, Skype, Bing, Breaking News, and Latest Videos

Join Rewards and earn points when you explore and search on MSN.<p>See your recent documents, or start one for free with Office Online.<p>Sign in to your …

Stockholm Celebrates Gay Pride 2013 (PHOTOS)

Sweden just celebrated Stockholm Gay Pride and from the looks of the photos below, it was quite the party!<p>Stockholm Pride is always a highlight of the summer for Sweden's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. It spans over a long weekend that includes theme nights at local clubs …

Bryan Fischer: Russia's Anti-Gay Laws Should Be Supported, Celebrated

True to form, the American Family Association's Bryan Fischer sounded off on Russia's "gay propaganda" legislation, saying the controversial laws should not only be supported, but celebrated.<p>"If all of these people in our culture...really believed in multiculturalism...they would be excited about …

Matthew Mitcham, Olympic Diver, Speaks Out On Russia's Anti-Gay Laws, 2014 Olympics In Sochi

Australia's The Telegraph recently interviewed Aussie diver Matthew Mitcham, who won a gold medal during the 2008 Beijing Olympics, about the ongoing forthcoming 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.<p>Mitcham is one of the few out gay Olympic athletes, and it's interesting hearing his thoughts on Russia's …

You Can Still Be Arrested for Being Gay in Red-State America

Last week, the <i>Advocate</i> reported some troubling news out of Louisiana: Since 2011, at least a dozen men have been arrested on a count of “attempted …

Christie’s Legal Position on Gay Marriage Is Pure Nonsense

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s administration filed a brief last week defending the state’s 2006 Civil Union Act, which grants gay couples all the …

Jason Jacobs, Seattle Gay Man, Beaten In Alleged Hate Crime: Report

The Seattle Police Department is reportedly investigating the Aug. 5 beating of a local gay man as a hate crime.<p>Jason Jacobs told KOMO News he was walking through Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood shortly after midnight on Monday when he was approached by three men and two women who began …

For gay couples, divorce comes with extra costs

When Jason Dottley and his husband ended their marriage last year, neither bothered to hire a lawyer because the couple agreed they had nothing to fight over.<p>“Lawyers are what you get when things get difficult,” Dottley figured.<p>He had no idea just how difficult getting a same-sex divorce would …

Former Gitmo guard meets with ex-inmates to apologize

<b>(Reuters/Shane T. McCoy)</b><p>Guilt after time working at Camp X-Ray prompted ex-soldier to reach out to former inmates (UPDATED)<p>Natasha Lennard<p>August 6, 2013 4:16pm (UTC)<p><b>Updated</b>: This story was initially posted by the BBC on January 12, 2010. We regret the error.<p><b>Original post</b>: Brandon Neely, 29, was a …

White people’s racial discomfort

<b>Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa (AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta)</b><p>It’s the overwhelming motivation behind those opposing a path to citizenship for millions of aspiring Americans<p>Sally Kohn<p>August 6, 2013 5:00pm (UTC)<p>Mark Zuckerberg spoke out yesterday in support of immigration reform, along with other leaders in the …

Studio Soussi: pioneering photography on the streets of Lebanon

A true photographic pioneer once plied his trade on the streets of Lebanon's south. That man was my grandfather, and though his now ramshackle studio in the ancient port city of Sidon may have closed for business more than two decades ago, his 50-year career saw him capture the many faces of an …

Guardian Camera Club: Dennis Teoh's portfolio

A review of Dennis Teoh's portfolio. <i><br>Reflections and vague shapes make 'The long wait' a spooky and surreal image. The crazy colours and complex lines of 'Suddenly you're on your own' are full of vivid colour; the narrow depth of field makes it readable. The night time atmosphere of 'Mitcham' is all</i> …

7 Useful Post Ideas for Your Own Photography Blog

Once most photographers become serious about their craft — whether they are amateur, professional, or something in between — they usually start …

Programmed Auto: A Helpful Overlooked Exposure Mode on DSLR Cameras

In order to be a truly creative photographer, you need to take your camera out of the automatic exposure modes and put it into either Programmed …

Bracing For Google Glass: An In-Your-Face Technology

The likes of you and I can't buy Google Glass yet. It's available only to the select developers and opinion-makers who have been permitted to spring $1,500 for the privilege of having the first one on the block. But I've seen a few around my San Francisco neighborhood among the young techies who …

Loft-Living Around the Globe

From London to Los Angeles, Sydney to San Francisco, loft-living as a hip alternative to the traditional dwelling option. With more and more creative …

With Shine, Misfit Says It Has Made a Wearable You’ll Actually Want to Wear

This week, a small, round, metal device will go on sale in the Apple Store. It has little lights on it. You snap it into a wristband or necklace, or …