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House Votes to Sue Obama Over Obamacare Executive Order

The Republican-led House of Representatives has voted to sue President Obama over an executive order delaying the implementation of Obamacare - despite the fact that they support the delay.

The executive order in question will delay the section of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that mandates employers to provide healthcare coverage to their workers. Speaker John Boehner and the rest of the Republican party have been clear in their opposition to the employer mandate, and their support of the delay, but have sued despite that.

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Experts Urge FDA to Drop Ban on Gay Male Blood Donors

A group of experts have urged that Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to drop the current lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.

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Tony Hawk, Former Pro Skater, Backs Marriage Equality

Former professional skateboarder Tony Hawk is the latest celebrity to release a video in support of the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Americans for Marriage Equality movement.

Hawk is perhaps the most famous professional skateboarder ever, and saw his fame increase thanks to the long-running Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater videogame franchise. He’s now joined the HRC’s latest campaign, saying that when it comes to marriage equality, “we all deserve to follow our hearts,” and that “we need to continue working until every state recognizes marriage as an equal right.”

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'Sharknado' Star Ian Ziering Breaks Out at 50, Hosts Chippendales Vegas Show

As we await the premiere of Sharknado 2: The Second One on the SyFy network tonight, who would've thought that of all the stars from cult TV show Beverly Hills 90210, Ian Ziering, who played Steve Sanders, would end up being the hottest of them all.
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Tonight on TV: 'Sharknado 2' Premieres, Penn & Teller's 'Fool Us' Comes Stateside

The deadly jaws from the sky return to SyFy with Sharknado 2: The Second One. The sequel takes another bite out of meteorological credibility pelting the apathetic residents of New York City with ocean dwelling man-eaters. If you thought the first film was over-the-top wait till you see this East Coast attack. The Statue of Liberty will be the only one not impacted by sharks attacking cabs, the subway and even Shea Stadium.
Struggling to survive are original cast members Tara Reid and Ian Ziering, plus Fashion Police’Kelly OsbourneNews Radio’Andy Dick30 Rock’s Juda FriedlanderBilly Ray Cyrus and Sugar Ray singer Mark McGrath. Plans for a third version of the swirling cones of teeth is already in the works. If you never saw the first film, you’re in luck. Sy Fy will broadcast the original Sharknado tonight, leading into the premiere of The Second One. Read more...


Toni Atkins Makes History as Acting Governor of California

What are the chances? Good, for California Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, as it turns out. The elected line of succession is out of state, and out of the way for the day so Atkins can fulfill her duties as Acting Governor, the first LGBT person in California to hold that august position.

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David Mixner, LGBT Civil Rights Hero, Brings New Show to NYC, Opposes Russian World Cup

Famed LGBT rights activist David Mixner is to stage a one-night-only one-man autobiographical show in New York City this October.

The show, titled Oh Hell No!, will be based on "personal and public details of his headline-grabbing and history-shaping life" and feature musical accompaniment from Chis Bolan, Megan Osterhaus and Tim Jerome.

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GLEH Garden Party: L.A. LGBT Center Underscores Need to Help Seniors

An estimated 300 people crowded into David Cooley’s lovely backyard in Hancock Park for the annual Gay & Lesbian Elder Housing Garden Party on Sunday, this year hosted by their new partners, the L.A. LGBT Center. GLEH’s merger with the Center last April was enthusiastically applauded by seniors and GLEH leaders at the event.

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Tom Hardy in 'Mad Max: Fury Road': Watch the Comic-Con Trailer

Most stuff screened at Comic-Con takes months to make it out into the wider world, but the first trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road has already made it online after premiering at the convention this weekend.

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Happening Now: Sit-in at Equality Caucus Seeking Relief for LGBTQ Immigrants

LGBT members and allies of the National #Not1More Deportation Campaign are sitting in at the offices of the LGBT Equality Caucus asking that caucus members—including Rep. Mark Takano of Riverside—become a champion for undocumented LGBT immigrants. The sit-in is being streamed here

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