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Aug 20 2017
Jerry Lewis, Comedy Icon, Dies @ 91 Comments (0)

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Jerry Lewis, who rose to fame as part of the comedy team Martin & Lewis in the '50s, became a slapstick solo star in the '60s and went on to become a film auteur, has died at 91.

Lewis died at home in Las Vegas.

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Dick Gregory, Comedy & Civil Rights Icon, Dies @ 84 Comments (0)

Gregory4Dick Gregory: October 12, 1932-August 19, 2017 (Image via publicity still)

Dick Gregory, the ballsy black comedian who in the early '60s joked to white nightclub audiences about slavery, segregation and social injustice — and who later became a bona fide conspiracy theorist — has died at 84 ...

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Aug 14 2017
6-PACK — Gay Man Asks What Aspberger Syndrome Means To His Love Life + Donatella Versace: FLOORed + The Mooch Fingers Bannon + Fox News: White Supremacists, BLM = Same/Same + RIP Joe Bologna + Mom's Simple Request! Comments (0)

Screen Shot 2017-08-14 at 12.01.29 AMIn an era when gay men have shown no reticence to publicly declare their distaste for men of certain raises, masc/femme demeanor and HIV status, it should come as no surprise that a gay man with Aspberger Syndrome does not feel like a hot commodity.

NewNowNext's Dan Avery covers the story of one young man diagnosed with Aspberger Syndrome who wondered, “Does this mean my love life's over?”

Keep reading for his story, and more of the day's hottest links ...

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Aug 08 2017
Glen Campbell, Country Icon, Succumbs to Alzheimer's Disease @ 81 Comments (0)

Screen Shot 2017-08-08 at 8.32.47 PMGlen Campbell, a legend of country music who became synonymous with his signature tune, “Rhinestone Cowboy” (1975), has died ater battling Alzheimer's disease, TMZ reports.

He was 81.

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6-PACK — Killed For Protecting His Gay Cousin + DJ Dies + Google's Anti-Diversity Jerk Fired + Usher's Herpes Accuser Doesn't Have Herpes + New Savage Show + Welcome To Camp Sunshine For Depressed Teens Comments (0)

Wptv_juan_cruz_1502140060903_63828139_ver1.0_640_480Juan Cruz, 22, was gunned down after a night out with friends Saturday in Lake Worth, Florida, reportedly because his alleged killer perceived them to be gay.

“If I were in my country, I'd kill you all like rats,” Nelson Hernandez Mena, 48, is quoted as having said. Keep reading for this tragic story, and more of the day's hot links ...

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Barbara Cook, Silky-Voiced Broadway Legend, Dies @ 89 Comments (0)

Barbara-Cook-no-text_1960x1100_acf_croppedThe great Barbara Cook, a legendary vocalist who made a tremendous impact on Broadway and the world of cabaret, has reportedly died at 89, just two months after announcing she had officially retired from the stage.

Last year, Cook released her memoirs, Then and Now: A Memoir, later canceling an anticipated Broadway run.

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Aug 07 2017
6-PACK — Straight Ally Expanding Rainbow Railroad + Sinéad O'Connor On Suicidal Tendencies + Mosque Attack Is TERRORISM + Ty Hardin Dies + Trump's Stupidity Rivalled Only By Ignorance + Gay Prof Caught On The Lam! Comments (0)

1*o2RJsZe8E0lrJo_JWceHXQSeth Rosenberg, a Facebook vet and venture capitalist — who is all of 27 — is flexing his financial muscle to help expand the Rainbow Railroad, a Canadian outfit that helps provide safe passage for LGBTQ people from hostile countries.

Keep reading for how he has launched American Friends of the Rainbow Railroad and more of the day's hot links ...

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Jul 31 2017
When Madonna Met Moreau Comments (0)

Screen Shot 2017-07-31 at 2.54.24 PMIn 1998, Madonna made an incredible appearance on the French TV series Sacrées Femmes, on which she was surprising by numerous celebrity fans — Gaultier, Patricia Kaas and, most memorably, Jeanne Moreau, who passed away today at 89.

Even a star's star like Madonna can be cowed by greatness. Watch her overjoyed reactions to meeting Moreau after the jump ...

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