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Sep 20 2017
Jake LaMotta, Legendary Boxer Who Inspired RAGING BULL, Dies @ 95 Comments (0)

S-l300Jake LaMotta, who turned 95 earlier this year, has died.

The former Middleweight Champ, who was also a stand-up comic, inspired Martin Scorsese's classic film Raging Bull (1980), and was embroiled in a tempestuous relationship almost as famous as his athletic career ...

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Billie Jean King Movie's Sin Of Omission + Robbie Rogers For Target + Students Riot Over Shooting Of Scout Schultz + Gay Muslim's Journey To Saudi Arabia + Cassidy Still Lying About Health Care — 6-PACK! Comments (0)

BjkTennis fan Kenneth Walsh turns in a much more nuanced review of Battle of the Sexes, the Billie Jean King/Bobby Riggs film I raved about this week. (He liked it a lot, too.)

Walsh examines the film's choice to leave out the part of King's affair with Marilyn Barnett where Barnett became a paraplegic while living in Mr. and Mrs. King's home and sued Billie Jean for palimony, effectively outing her in '81. (She would not acknowledge she is a lesbian until 1998.)

There is a lot to the story the film doesn't (can't? possibly shouldn't?) contain, but at the very least, an epilogue would've been appropriate. Keep reading for this and more of the hottest links of the day on...

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Sep 19 2017
Tennis, Everyone!: BATTLE OF THE SEXES Is The Feel-Gay Movie Of 2017 Comments (0)

Emma-stone-steve-carrell-battle-of-the-sexesI went to a screening of Battle of the Sexes — the story of Billie Jean King's herstoric tennis match vs. Bobby Riggs — thinking it would probably be tons of fun since King herself was supposed to be in attendance.

Alas, King wasn't able to make it (though the directors and some co-stars came), but the film was more than enough on its own, a crowd-pleasing, spirited retelling of the story of how a clownish, faded tennis star and one of the greatest female athletes of all time used a ridiculous event to further their own agendas ...

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Sep 15 2017
Max Kellerman Preaches On Colin Kaepernick — He Was On Fire Here Comments (0)

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Man, Max Kellerman gets it right on Colin Kaepernick — must-see video :

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Enter To Win A BATTLE OF THE SEXES Prize Pack! Comments (0)

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Enter to win a Battle of the Sexes prize pack!
 
To enter, comment this post with the name of your favorite out gay athlete. I'll pick 5 of you at random 1 week from today at 5PM ET to win. (U.S. Only) Good luck! Keep reading for more details ...
 

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Sep 01 2017
Anti-Nashville Statement + K-Pop's First Out Gay Artist + Tomi Lahren Admits Fox News Is Propaganda + U.S. Open Booty Call + L'Oreal Loves White People + Are We Already In A Police State? — 6-PACK! Comments (0)

Nashville StatementEarlier this week, Evangelicals released the Nashville Statement, a hateful attack on LGBTQ people that was rightfully denounced by fair-minded people — and even by the city of Mayor of Nashville, who resented the unasked-for notoriety.

Keep reading for the progressive response to this dangerous document, as well as the other hottest links of the day ...

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Aug 29 2017
Trump's Using Harvey To Hawk $40 Caps + Kit Harington Gets His Kit Off + Lady Gaga Watch + Bi Wrestler In DNA + MOBI Launches + Henry Cavill's So, So Hot — 6-PACK! Comments (0)

Screen Shot 2017-08-29 at 4.39.16 PMThere is no low to which Donald J. Trump will not sink.

While being photographed in his capacity as POTUS, he made sure to wear a red USA/TRUMP cap in order to profit from sales of the cap.

How much will he donate to Houston's recovery? Keep reading for more on this and other hot links of the day ...

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Do Gays Love You? + Kim Kardashian Kennedy + Hot Tennis Stars + Stomach-Turning Anti-Gay Aussie Ad + Trump's Abdication Of Responsibility + Ted Cruz Confronted Over Harvey Hypocrisy — 6-PACK! Comments (0)

Screen Shot 2017-08-29 at 11.04.37 AM“Do you even know what a gay bar is?” Michael Henry asks in Gay Men Love Me.

He's asking a prototypical hot straight guy who gets gobs of gay attention and a gay-positive girl who loves being the queen of gay bars.

Keep reading for the thought-provoking (and funny) sketch and more of the day's hottest links

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