Right-wing gay provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos promised a Free Speech Week at U.C. Berkeley, which really turned out to be his feeble attempt at a fascist fest, one that was canceled almost immediately ...
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Tennis 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...
In a new biography of Johnny Fratto, the frequent Howard Stern Show caller is quoted as saying Tom Cruise cozied up to some party girls in front of him, so can't be gay.
Keep reading for that and the day's hottest links, including gays attracted to the far right, Ted Cruz squirming on sex toys, a hung hula-hooper and more ...
Via Crime Watch Daily: In the case of Oakland man Amer Sinan Alhaggagi, prosecutors have released transcripts of recorded conversations with him in which he allegedlyexplicitly stated his desire to blow up a gay club in San Francisco and wreak havoc throughout the city.
Alhaggagi allegedly said in one recording (not sure if he literally stated “lol,” but that's what's noted):
OMG Blog (Work Unfriendly): Alex Minsky's naked selfies are explicit and offer front and back views.
Rolling Stone: Oliver Stone gave a shockingly apologist interview regarding Putin to Stephen Colbert. Putin is a “social conservative”?
Joe.My.God.: Russian cyberattack on 2016 U.S. election was much more massive than we thought; 39 states affected.
theOUTfront: There is now a fidget-spinner butt plug.
Kenneth in the (212): The 49 Pulse victims were remembered at Stonewall — pictures of the eerie display.
World of Wonder: Cazwell's “Loose Wrists” promises to “Make America Femme Again!” Keep reading ...
Tonys ratings were almost at an all-time low! (Image via TonyAwards.com)
Twitter @KaraDuffyCBS12: 49 people dressed as angels stood vigil outside Pulse last night to commemorate today's anniversary.
RIGHT NOW: 49 people dressed as angels stand out front of Pulse honoring the men and women killed one year ago today. pic.twitter.com/dw9cgCUIpm— Kara Duffy (@KaraDuffyCBS12) June 12, 2017
Bloomberg: Will Trump testify? This guy sued Trump — and got him to admit to 30 lies while under oath. So bring it on.
Joe.My.God.: John McCain says America was better off under his old rival Obama.
New York Daily News: Caving to Fox News noise machine, Delta and Bank of America defund Public Theater over Trumped-up Julius Caesar.
A year to the day after the Pulse gay nightclub massacre, in which 49 LGBTQ people were slain by Omar Mateen, a man pledging allegiance to ISIL, OutRight Action International is honoring the date and pledging to combat acts of “hate and violence against LGBTIQ persons and our fundamental dignity.”
I believe they have the right idea.
From a press release:
GLAAD announces the premiere of “SWERLK,” a new song from Scissor Sisters and MDNR!
All proceeds from the summertastic, swishworthy single go to the Contigo Fund, which helps Pulse survivors. (The anniversary of the Pulse gay nightclub massacre is June 12.)
The backstory on “SWERLK” is here.
Keep reading for the lyric video ...