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Getting Our Life with Darryl Stephens

Getting Our Life with Darryl Stephens | Gay Relevant | Scoop.it
Many of us are so traumatized by being black and gay in America, we hardly even understand the damage we need to be working to undo. I hope this book gives folks some ideas on how they can start healing.
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Our favorite actor, producer & author Darryl Stephens, known for his iconic role as Noah on the mega-hit TV show ‘Noah’s ARC’, sits down with OBVIOUS to discuss his new book entitled, “Required Reading: How To Get Your Life For Good“, racism, financial hardships and finding love. The book is bold and very transparent. #GayRelevant #DarrylStephens #LGBTBook #GayActor 

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Anti-LGBT Laws Make Safe Spaces Hard to Find

Anti-LGBT Laws Make Safe Spaces Hard to Find | Gay Relevant | Scoop.it

Laws like North Carolina's HB2 remind us we need safe spaces for LGBT youth, says Garrard Conley, a gay writer who survived so-called "conversion therapy."

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$830 million corporation pulling out of South Carolina over proposed anti-LGBT bill

$830 million corporation pulling out of South Carolina over proposed anti-LGBT bill | Gay Relevant | Scoop.it
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Thanks you Anthony Watson for leading the way and taking a stand against blatant discrimination. We hope many follow your example #GayRelevant #LGBTRights #BathroomBill

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Thanks you Anthony Watson for leading the way and taking a stand against blatant discrimination. We hope many follow your example #GayRelevant #LGBTRights #BathroomBill

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BREAKING: PayPal Cancels New Charlotte Operations Center Over North Carolina's Anti-LGBT Hate Law - Joe.My.God.

BREAKING: PayPal Cancels New Charlotte Operations Center Over North Carolina's Anti-LGBT Hate Law - Joe.My.God. | Gay Relevant | Scoop.it
This decision reflects PayPal’s deepest values and our strong belief that every person has the right to be treated equally, and with dignity and respect. These principles of fairness, inclusion and equality are at the heart of everything we seek to achieve and stand for as a company. And they compel us to take action to oppose discrimination.
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PayPal: 'This decision reflects PayPal’s deepest values and our strong belief that every person has the right to be treated equally, and with dignity and respect. These principles of fairness, inclusion and equality are at the heart of everything we seek to achieve and stand for as a company. And they compel us to take action to oppose discrimination.'

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PayPal: 'This decision reflects PayPal’s deepest values and our strong belief that every person has the right to be treated equally, and with dignity and respect. These principles of fairness, inclusion and equality are at the heart of everything we seek to achieve and stand for as a company. And they compel us to take action to oppose discrimination.'

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5 Reasons You Absolutely Can't Miss White Party Palm Springs 2016 | Pink Banana World

5 Reasons You Absolutely Can't Miss White Party Palm Springs 2016 | Pink Banana World | Gay Relevant | Scoop.it
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For 2016, Jeffrey Sanker Presents his signature event re-built from the ground up for a brand new, yet familiar WHITE PARTY PALM SPRINGS. Here are 5 reasons you ABSOLUTELY can't miss it this year ‪#‎WP2016‬ ‪#‎WhiteParty‬‪ #‎WPPS2016‬

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For 2016, Jeffrey Sanker Presents his signature event re-built from the ground up for a brand new, yet familiar WHITE PARTY PALM SPRINGS. Here are 5 reasons you ABSOLUTELY can't miss it this year ‪#‎WP2016‬ ‪#‎WhiteParty‬‪ #‎WPPS2016‬

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Univision fought with Donald Trump and now it wants to register 3 million new Latino voters

Univision fought with Donald Trump and now it wants to register 3 million new Latino voters | Gay Relevant | Scoop.it
After battling with Donald Trump, Univision is launching a major voter registration and engagement campaign aimed at turning out three million new Latino voters ahead of this year's presidential election.
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Univision shows outstanding corporate conscience with a new endeavor to help register new Latino voters to fight against blatant racism and xenophobia by Republican candidates.

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Pedro's Spain: 8 of Almodóvar's Most Iconic Film Locations

Pedro's Spain: 8 of Almodóvar's Most Iconic Film Locations | Gay Relevant | Scoop.it
Few world filmmakers have portrayed their homelands as lovingly as Pedro Almodóvar, Spain's best known director and a true groundbreaker of global LGBT cinema. The man who's given us Antonio Banderas and Penélope Cruz has also painted vi...
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The man who gave us Antonio Banderas and Penélope Cruz has also painted vivid portraits of his beloved country, using scores of intriguingly beautiful Spanish backdrops located mostly in and around his adopted hometown of #GayMadrid. #GaySpain #GayTravel #INeedSpain 

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Bilbao & Beyond: 10 Great Spanish Art Museums To Visit Before You Die

Bilbao & Beyond: 10 Great Spanish Art Museums To Visit Before You Die | Gay Relevant | Scoop.it
She’s been home to some of the world’s most important artists, from El Greco to Goya to Picasso. So it’s no surprise that Spain is also home to many of the world’s best art museums, covering virtually every period in history and every corner of he...
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She’s been home to some of the world’s most important artists, from El Greco to Goya to Picasso. So it’s no surprise that Spain is also home to many of the world’s best art museums, covering virtually every period in history and every corner of her map.

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Gay tourists ask Spanish people to translate homophobic letter, their reactions will astound you

Gay tourists ask Spanish people to translate homophobic letter, their reactions will astound you | Gay Relevant | Scoop.it
These reactions will definitely make your day
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Must-Watch Video: Spain, Europe's #1 LGBT destination reminds us that homophobia is no joke. #GaySpain  #GayRelevant  #VisitSpain  #INeedSpain #GayTravel 

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PHOTOS: Victor Garber Married Rainer Andreesen, His Partner Of 16 Years

PHOTOS: Victor Garber Married Rainer Andreesen, His Partner Of 16 Years | Gay Relevant | Scoop.it
Versatile actor Victor Garber, whose credits include the classic stage musical Godspell, the blockbuster Titanic and the hit series Alias, has eloped with artist Rainer Andreesen over the weekend. The two men have been a couple for 16 years. No ot...
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Congratulations to Victor Garber & his husband Rainer Andreesen on their nuptials #MarriageEquality #OutActors #GayRelevant

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Kevin McCarthy And His Benghazi Gaffe Star In Hillary Clinton's New Ad

Kevin McCarthy And His Benghazi Gaffe Star In Hillary Clinton's New Ad | Gay Relevant | Scoop.it
"The Republicans finally admit it."
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McCarthy said that Clinton would have been "unbeatable" in the 2016 election, had it not been for Republican efforts in the House to discredit her over the fatal 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya.
Efforts that you and I, dear taxpayers, paid for with our taxes. #Politics #Republicans #WitchHunt #Hillary2016  

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Getting Our Life with Darryl Stephens

Getting Our Life with Darryl Stephens | Gay Relevant | Scoop.it
Many of us are so traumatized by being black and gay in America, we hardly even understand the damage we need to be working to undo. I hope this book gives folks some ideas on how they can start healing.
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Our favorite actor, producer & author Darryl Stephens, known for his iconic role as Noah on the mega-hit TV show ‘Noah’s ARC’, sits down with OBVIOUS to discuss his new book entitled, “Required Reading: How To Get Your Life For Good“, racism, financial hardships and finding love. The book is bold and very transparent. #GayRelevant #DarrylStephens #LGBTBook #GayActor 

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WATCH: Spain Celebrates 10 Years Of Same-Sex Marriage and 31,610 Gay Weddings

WATCH: Spain Celebrates 10 Years Of Same-Sex Marriage and 31,610 Gay Weddings | Gay Relevant | Scoop.it
As same-sex couples in the United States finally celebrate nationwide marriage equality, Spain is marking 10 years since it legalized gay nuptials.
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As same-sex couples in the United States finally celebrate nationwide marriage equality, Spain is marking 10 years since it legalized gay nuptials. #VisitSpain #GaySpain #GayRelevant #INeedSpain

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New LGBTQ dating app offers platform where everyone can find love

New LGBTQ dating app offers platform where everyone can find love | Gay Relevant | Scoop.it
Love knows no bounds of gender identification with this new dating app.
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"We as a society have really evolved around transgender rights and accepting everything. Even sports and the military have begun accepting different definitions of gender. It seems online dating is one of the last bastions separating people, and that is kind of mind blowing. I think the industry has a responsibility to invite everyone." --Trish McDermott, strategic adviser for OneGoodCrush on the app being inclusive of Transgender men & woman

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Gov. John Bel Edwards signs LGBT Executive Order

Gov. John Bel Edwards signs LGBT Executive Order | Gay Relevant | Scoop.it
In a bold stroke to broaden equality in Louisiana, Governor John Bel Edwards signed an executive order forbidding state government and government contractors from discrimination based on
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In a bold stroke to broaden equality in Louisiana, Governor John Bel Edwards signed an executive order forbidding state government and government contractors from discrimination based on a person’s sexual orientation and gender identity, while also repealing Gov. Bobby Jindal’s desperate and dangerous Marriage and Conscience executive order. #VisitNoLa  

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In a bold stroke to broaden equality in Louisiana, Governor John Bel Edwards signed an executive order forbidding state government and government contractors from discrimination based on a person’s sexual orientation and gender identity, while also repealing Gov. Bobby Jindal’s desperate and dangerous Marriage and Conscience executive order. #VisitNoLa  

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Watch: Andy Cohen Reads the Atlanta Housewives on Their Casual Homophobia

Watch: Andy Cohen Reads the Atlanta Housewives on Their Casual Homophobia | Gay Relevant | Scoop.it
On the RHOA reunion, Andy called the ladies out for being "gay bashy." Get more on Popnography at Out magazine.
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Check out a very interesting moment when RHOA's creator Andy Cohen decides to call out his housewives in their casual homophobia. #RHOA 

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Check out a very interesting moment when RHOA's creator Andy Cohen decides to call out his housewives in their casual homophobia. #RHOA 

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NC Gov. Pat McCrory on Anti-LGBT Bill: We've Been 'The Target of a Vicious, Nationwide Smear Campaign' - Towleroad

NC Gov. Pat McCrory on Anti-LGBT Bill: We've Been 'The Target of a Vicious, Nationwide Smear Campaign' - Towleroad | Gay Relevant | Scoop.it
Gov. Pat McCrory alleges that his state has been "the target of a vicious, nationwide smear campaign" since he signed an anti-LGBT bill into law last week.
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Mariah Carey Documentary Series Coming to E!

Mariah Carey Documentary Series Coming to E! | Gay Relevant | Scoop.it
Mariah Carey and reality TV is a real we belong together moment.
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Hoping it's more 'Keeping up wth the Kardashian' than 'Being Bobby Brown' or 'I am Cait', Mariah Carey announces new reality show 

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VIDEO: Gay Dads Share Heartwarming Story of Love at First Sight in Hallmark Valentine's Day Ad

VIDEO: Gay Dads Share Heartwarming Story of Love at First Sight in Hallmark Valentine's Day Ad | Gay Relevant | Scoop.it
Two gay dads share their story of how they fell in love at first sight in a new Valentine's Day ad from greeting card company Hallmark. 
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And just like that, Gay men and women across the world made the decision to never buy another greeting card that is not coming from Hallmark! #GayRelevant #LGBTAds 

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Hallmark shared two videos of dads Robin and Jason on YouTube as part of their #CareEnough ad campaign: a short 15-second spot in which the two dads share a kiss and another longer video (a little over one minute) in which they talk about getting to live out their dream of becoming dads.

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25 Amazing Photographs That’ll Make You Want To Visit Spain

25 Amazing Photographs That’ll Make You Want To Visit Spain | Gay Relevant | Scoop.it
Madrid Pride: Granada's Alhambra: Barcelona's Sagrada Familia: Mr. Gay Spain contest: Lanzarote, Canary Islands: Kiosk 7, Maspalomas, Gran Canaria: Madrid guys: Córdoba: Málaga: Valencia's Fallas celebration: ...
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If an image is worth a thousand words, here are 25,000 reasons to #VisitSpain

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10 Amazing Hotels & Resorts To Get Hitched In Spain

10 Amazing Hotels & Resorts To Get Hitched In Spain | Gay Relevant | Scoop.it
As one of the first countries to legalize marriage equality way back in 2005, Spain’s already a seasoned pro at gay weddings, having hosted them now for more than a decade. So as the same sex marriage revolution expands worldwide, more and more...
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From Madrid to Marbella to Maspalomas, these fantastic hotels make excellent options for hosting your once-in-a-lifetime Spanish wedding. #VisitSpain  #GaySpain  #GayRelevant  #INeedSpain  #SpainHotel  #GayHotel  

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RedPost: Get A Second Chance For Love At First Sight

RedPost: Get A Second Chance For Love At First Sight | Gay Relevant | Scoop.it
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What if looking at pictures on a computer or a phone is not enough to know if you have chemistry with someone? Enters RedPost 
‪#‎RedPostApp‬ ‪#‎Woomerang‬ ‪#‎GayRelevant‬ 

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Heart-pounding Passion, Action Take Center Stage in New Novel by Tony Ginyard | Pink Banana World

Heart-pounding Passion, Action Take Center Stage in New Novel by Tony Ginyard | Pink Banana World | Gay Relevant | Scoop.it
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Someone is murdering pre-op transgender people and a popular investigative journalist is hot on the killer’s trail. This new thriller by ‪#‎Gay‬Author  Tony Ginyard features a growing body count, broken promises and a killer’s thirst for revenge. ‪#‎GayNovel‬  ‪#‎Misled‬  ‪#‎GayFiction‬  ‪#‎GayPhilly‬

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Misled” stars reporter Pamela Downing; her handsome husband Eric Tambone, a business man and ladies’ man; her best friend, the handsome Bryce Haddaway, who’s having second thoughts about his boyfriend, Chad, who has secrets of his own; longtime friend Sean, who makes a play for Bryce; Detective Dennis Edwards, who will not stop until he finds out who is responsible for killing his partner; and Fred, whose connection to events causes him to lose everything he ever held dear.

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Why Spain Is Winning the Gay Tourist Dollar War

Why Spain Is Winning the Gay Tourist Dollar War | Gay Relevant | Scoop.it
Photo: Getty/ Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno
Spain may not have London or Paris, but its friendly culture and welcoming attitude toward LGBT people have helped put it over the top for gay, bi, and lesbian
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It's official: Spain is winning the battle for gay tourists and the coveted LGBT dollars, surpassing France and becoming the #1 European destination for the Out Traveler! #VisitSpain #GaySpain ‪#GayRelevant #INeedSpain

 

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Matt Skallerud's curator insight, October 1, 2015 8:41 AM

It's official: Spain is winning the battle for gay tourists and the coveted LGBT dollars, surpassing France and becoming the #1 European destination for the Out Traveler! #VisitSpain #GaySpain

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Sir Ivan stands up for Transgender rights in groundbreaking speech to radio programmers. - YouTube

Sir Ivan's Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) resolution is to help all transgendered people in America with their journey and to fight for their equal rights i...
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Sir Ivan's Rosh Hashanah's resolution is to help with Transgender Rights. What better way to start than with the head of Peaceman Music, Laura Ford #TransIssues #SirIvan #KATBG #MusicMatters

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Design World Media's 'Same Sex Wedding' Art Poster Comes Out

Design World Media's 'Same Sex Wedding' Art Poster Comes Out | Gay Relevant | Scoop.it

I'm a photographer and I work with my long-time assistant.  After I retired, we started playing around with digital art on my PC.  We created many different abstract images... some with cultural significance and some just whimsical...  We started creating "Same Sex Wedding" in 2009 and it was finally completed earlier this year 2015. 

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Same Sex Wedding Gets Its Own Poster. This is the story behind Design World Media's Art 

‪#‎MarriageEquality‬ ‪#‎SameSexWedding‬ ‪#‎GayRelevant‬

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