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Russia's Anti-Gay Laws Incite Push for Russian Liquor, Food Boycott

A New York City bar and restaurant group is calling for a city-wide boycott of all Russian-made spirits, liquors and foods to protest recent anti-gay …

Same-sex marriage bill comes into force in Uruguay

<b>Two gay men who have been a couple for 14 years have become the first to register to marry in Uruguay, hours after a law came into force allowing same-sex marriages in the country.</b><p>Rodrigo Borda, 39, and Sergio Miranda, 45, said it was a day of much joy and emotion, but also of …

LGBTQI

Crosswalk outside of Russian embassy in Sweden gets LGBT pride treatment

Stockholm residents decided to protest Russia’s crackdown on gay rights with a little rainbow street art<p>Russia's draconian crackdown on gay rights has made the Russian embassy in Stockholm, Sweden the target of a series of pro-LGBT rights demonstrations in recent weeks. This weekend, protestors …

Illinois House Passes Same-Sex Marriage

Same-sex marriage will be allowed in Illinois once Gov. Pat Quinn signs bill.<p>It is a historic and emotional day for same sex couples who will be able …

Cassidy Lynn Campbell, Transgender Teen, Named Homecoming Queen

On Friday night, transgender teen Cassidy Lynn Campbell was crowned homecoming queen at a California high school.<p>Campbell, a 16-year-old student at Marina High School in Huntington Beach, was shocked when blue and gold balloons revealed she had won the crown on Sept. 20, according to KTLA. "I …

'Homo History,' Photo Collection Compiled By Jeffrey Gent, Showcases Vintage Shots Of Gay Couples

Before passing away, Jeffrey Gent's grandfather handed him a cabinet card of a young man from the 1890s, telling his grandson, “I just realized the other day that you look so much like my Great Uncle Clarence. It’s funny, he was a confirmed bachelor his whole life, just like you.”<p>From that moment …

Viceroy Hotels and Resorts for Designer Vacations

Viceroy Hotel Group, a Trendsetting Young Hospitality Company<p>In the coming years, luxury travelers are going to be hearing more about Viceroy hotels …

Same-sex marriage becomes law in England and Wales

<b>Same-sex couples will be able to get married in England and Wales after new measures became law.</b><p>The government's controversial legislation on the issue received Royal Assent on Wednesday.<p>The Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat leaderships all backed the proposals, which were finally approved …

Same-sex Marriage

Gay political icon Harvey Milk gets his own stamp

Milk will be the first openly LGBTQ elected official to be featured on a U.S. postage stamp<p>Former San Francisco city supervisor and gay political icon Harvey Milk, who was assassinated more than 30 years ago, will be honored with a U.S. postage stamp. Milk was the first openly gay man to hold …

Zambian men charged over gay sex

<b>Two Zambian men have pleaded not guilty during a court appearance in the small central town of Kapiri Mposhi to a charge of engaging in homosexual acts.</b><p>James Mwape and Philip Mubiana, both 22, have been charged with four counts of committing "unnatural" sexual acts.<p>Zambia is a socially conservative …

South Africa

New Yorkers Mourn The Man Allegedly Murdered For Being Gay

Mark Carson, 32, was shot in the head in Greenwich Village Friday night. Police say it was a hate crime.<p>On Sunday night, hundreds gathered at the corner of Sixth Avenue and Eighth Street in Manhattan's Greenwich Village neighborhood to mourn 32-year-old Mark Carson, who died Friday night after …

Greenwich Village

Kuwait Thinks Its Gaydar Is Good Enough to Ban Gays from the Country

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Yousuf Mindkar, the director of public health in Kuwait announced that the country has stumbled upon …

23 Unseen Photos Of Rolling Stones Discovered At US Flea Market

Remember the story of the mysterious photographer Vivian Maier, who's extraordinary images were stumbled upon years after her death?<p>Well, recently …

This Pillow Glows When Your Long-Distance Partner Goes To Bed

Romance is complicated just by itself, and when you add distance to the equation things rarely get easier.<p>This is where Pillow Talk comes in.<p>Pillow Talk is an Internet-enabled pair of pillows that talk to each other anywhere in the world. When your long-distance paramour is sleeping, your pillow …

What Sexual Satisfaction Really Means To 6 Women

What does "sexual satisfaction" actually mean?<p>A study published in the September 2013 issue of The Journal of Sex Research sought to answer that question. Researchers asked 449 women and 311 men in committed relationships how they define sexual satisfaction, and sorted the resulting responses into …

The 17 Greatest Wedding Photobombers Of All Time

Done by the masters of the photobomb: animals, of course.

Weddings

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Sausages

France legalises gay marriage

France became the 14th country to legalise same-sex marriage today after President Francois Hollande signed the measure into law following months of bitter political debate.<p>Mr Hollande acted a day after the Constitutional Council threw out a legal challenge by the right-wing opposition, which had …

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Free Boyfriend Rental in China: for Busy Career Women Trying to Prove They're Not Gay

For young and middle-aged women in China who just want to live freely without being hounded by their parents to marry, renting a boyfriend for a day …

The Unseen Bean: Blind Roasted Coffee – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

Gerry Leary, who is seeing impaired, was led by his curious passion and love for good food to start his own coffee company when he as introduced to …

Coffee

Harajuku Guy Wearing Christian Dada & American Apparel w/ Clutch & Creepers

This is Taiga, a stylish 17 year old student we met in Harajuku. We really liked his look, so we stopped him for a few snaps and a quick chat. This …

Japanese Street Fashion

K-pop Fans w/ Face Masks, Boy London, Frankenweenie & Itazura Toy Sneakers

K-Pop