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Ronan Farrow Grills Jo Becker on Prop. 8 Book

For the past week, gay rights and marriage equality advocates across the political spectrum have weighed in—sometimes furiously—on the historical accuracy of Jo Becker’s new book about the federal challenge to California’s Prop. 8, Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality. For four years, the Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist was embedded with and had unprecedented access to the entire team at the American Foundation for Equal Rights, from the legal “dream team” of Ted Olson and David Boies to AFER co-founders Chad Griffin, Rob Reiner, Kristina Schake and the team behind the Harvey Milk biopic Milk, Oscar-winning producer Bruce Cohen and screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, as well, of course, as the extraordinary plaintiffs Kris Perry and Sandy Stier and Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo.

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Uganda Police: HIV/AIDS Research Organization Recruited Youths into "Homosexual Practices"

President Yoweri Museveni (Photo by the U.K. Department for International Development; courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

A leaked Ugandan police report claims that a U.S.-funded HIV/AIDS organization was recruiting teenage and young adult men into “homosexual practices.” The report further alleges that the Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) used pornography as a “teaching package” and was collecting sperm.

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DiversityInc Announce Their Top 10 Companies for LGBT Employees

DiversityInc has published its 2014 list of the top 10 companies for LGBT employees, and AT&T has topped the list. DiversityInc looked at best practices that create an inclusive workplace for LGBT employees, relationships with LGBT non-profits and public advocacy for LGBT issues.

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Jon Hamm Wants You to Stop Talking About His Penis

Jon Hamm would really appreciate it if everyone would stop talking about his penis. And googling it. And starting Tumblr accounts about it. Basically, he just wants you to leave his penis alone.

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Drive This, Not That: 2014 BMW 650i xDrive Gran Coupe vs. 2014 Audi S7

Winner: 2014 Audi S7

Like most gays, I love BMWs. And the saucy, muscular 650i Gran Coupe is the BMW equivalent of speedo-clad Joe Manganiello emerging from a tropical lagoon…yeah, I wouldn’t kick it out of bed for eatin’ crackers.
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Coming to TV: The Scoop on 'AHS: Freak Show,' TV Movie to Feature Kids of Disney Villains

Production on the next season of American Horror Story will remain in New Orleans even though it will be set in 1950s Florida. Announced as American Horror Story: Freak Show, the title clarifies rumors that the show will be set in a carnival atmosphere.
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'Untucked' Recap: Winding Down (Episode 10)

We’re winding down to the end, kittens. Tension is high and the drama is turned up to 11 in the Untucked Lounge. This time, the queens had an audience—their drag makeover brides from the night's main challenge.

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Join Midnight Mission's Annual Run to Support the Homeless

The Midnight Mission commemorates its 100th anniversary this year—celebrating 100 years of rebuilding the lives of SoCal’s homeless population—with its annual 5K/10K run at Oak Grove Park (4400 Oak Grove Drive, La Canada-Flintridge) on June 22 at 8 a.m., followed by awards and a lunch for participants.

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Track Marks, April 23, 2014: The Antlers, 'Palace'

The Antlers – “Palace”

Many bands write lyrics that aspire to poetry, few succeed like The Antlers. In their latest, exquisite release, principal Peter Silberman is at his lyrical peak: "Then when heaven has a line around the corner,/we shouldn’t have to wait around and hope to get in/if we can carpenter a home in our heart right now/and carve a palace from within." The music and Silberman's androgynous serenade carry the lyrics forth into the realm of the sublime (those horns!), making for a strong contender for song of the year. New album Familiars is out June 17.

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NYC Pride Grand Marshals Announced

Heritage of Pride, the orgrganizers of New York City's Pride March, announced the individuals whom they have elevated to grand marshal—transgender actress and activist Laverne Cox, Executive Director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Rea Carey and actor Jonathan Groff, star of HBO's Looking and the upcoming The Normal Heart film.
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