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ISTANBUL GAY PRIDE MARCH WAS A REAL GAS

ISTANBUL GAY PRIDE MARCH WAS A REAL GAS

ISTANBUL — Police in Istanbul have used tear gas and detained activists who gathered to mark gay pride week after authorities banned their rally in the city. Police on Sunday rounded up several activists who assembled on a main pedestrian street to issue a statement supporting gay rights and to denounce the ban. Police later […]

DC Comics’ Alan Scott, “The Green Lantern” Is Gay

DC Comics’ Alan Scott, “The Green Lantern” Is Gay

When DC Comics relaunched its fictional world from scratch last fall, some aspects of the DC mythos temporarily fell by the wayside, such as the notion of parallel worlds featuring different versions of the company’s iconic heroes. Earth Two, a new series by writer James Robinson and artist Nicola Scott, reintroduces the concept by putting […]

Brad Neumann & Justin Rabon are University teammates in love.

Brad Neumann & Justin Rabon are University teammates in love.

The two Univ. of Minnesota Golden Gophers were both struggling on their college track teams just a couple years ago when they found the courage to come out to one another via text message. That was late in 2014 — They have been together almost every day since. While they have been out for much […]

Lebanon the first Arab country to celebrate gay pride

Lebanon the first Arab country to celebrate gay pride

Lebanon this week becomes the first Arab country to celebrate gay pride but the opening event in a landmark run of festivities was canceled after Islamists threatened violence. Proud Lebanon, a non-profit group promoting equal rights, was due to host a cultural event last Sunday as a kickoff to the entire week, but said it […]