Adam Rippon spends birthday on ice

By : John Paul King of the washington blade, courtesy of the national LGBT media association
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Olympic medal-winning figure skater Adam Rippon turned 30 on Nov. 11, and he took to the ice to celebrate.

He decided to commemorate his milestone by shooting a video of himself dancing a “birthday joy skate.”

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Watch: ‘American Horror Story: 1984’ releases first trailer

By : Mariah Cooper of the Washington Blade, Courtesy of the National LGBT Media Association
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ABOVE: “American Horror Story: 1984” premieres Sept. 18, photo via AHS’ Facebook page.

“American Horror Story: 1984” released its first full trailer giving an introduction to some of the main characters in the ’80s slasher flick-themed season.

The trailer shows Cody Fern portraying an aerobics instructor who convinces his friends (Emma Roberts, Billie Lourd) to become camp counselors at Camp Redwood. When they arrive, Mr. Jingles, a murderer, has just escaped from a nearby asylum.

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‘American Horror Story’ season nine title revealed

By : Mariah Cooper OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Ryan Murphy unveiled that the ninth season of “American Horror Story” will be titled “1984” in an Instagram post April 10.

Murphy posted a teaser video that shows a woman being chased by a killer through the woods in what appears to be a homage to 1980s slasher films. The woman runs into a cabin and leans against the door to hide but the killer strikes the cabin door with his knife.

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Watch: Gus Kenworthy helps gay college student come out to parents

By : Mariah Cooper of the Washington Blade, Courtesy of the national LGBT media association
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Gus Kenworthy surprised a 20-year-old gay college student to offer some advice on coming out for Ellen DeGeneres’ digital series “Fearless.”

John explains that he has already come out to his friends but has yet to come out to his parents.

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Gus Kenworthy mourns death of dog he rescued from Korean meat farm

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Gus Kenworthy revealed the unexpected death of the dog he rescued during the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea in an emotional Instagram post.

The Olympic freeskier rescued Beemo from a meat farm in February. Kenworthy shared that Beemo’s death was caused by a birth defect.

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Gus Kenworthy to headline DNC’s annual LGBTQ gala

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Olympic freeskier Gus Kenworthy will attend the Democratic National Committee’s 19th annual LGBTQ gala as a special guest on June 25 in New York City.

“I couldn’t be more excited to join the DNC at their LGBTQ Gala this Pride season,” Kenworthy said in a statement. “Over the last year, the Trump-Pence administration has pushed our community to the sidelines, attacking us for who we are and who we love. It’s time we take a stand against this administration by electing representatives this upcoming November who actively support and believe in equality for everyone.”

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Adam Rippon slays ‘Sissy That Walk’ performance on ‘DWTS’

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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ABOVE: Jenna Johnson and Adam Rippon dancing to ‘Sissy That Walk’ on ‘Dancing with the Stars.’ Screenshot via YouTube.

Adam Rippon and his dance pro partner Jenna Johnson skyrocketed to the top of the leaderboard with their cha cha performance of “Sissy That Walk” by RuPaul.

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Adam Rippon and Gus Kenworthy skip Olympic athletes visit to the White House

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump welcomed Team USA Olympic athletes to the White House on Friday, congratulating them on representing the U.S. at the 2018 winter games.

“You made us very proud,” Trump said to the rows of young men and women standing on the White House’s north portico in matching windbreakers. “You overcame setbacks, you powered through obstacles. And I will tell you this, because of your hard work and your sacrifice, you were given the greatest honor in sports: to represent the United States as an Olympic athlete.”

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Britney Spears ‘broke’ the GLAAD Media Awards

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Britney Spears was honored with the Vanguard Award at the 29th annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Thursday but her appearance caused a stir.

Spears, who attended the ceremony with her boyfriend Sam Asghari, was recognized for promoting LGBTQ acceptance and equality. Jennifer Lopez, Cher, Antonio Banderas and Demi Lovato are among the award’s past recipients.

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Gus Kenworthy reaches out to Ricky Martin ‘Missed Connections’ style

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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ABOVE: Matthew Wilkas and Gus Kenworthy. Photo courtesy of Instagram.

Gus Kenworthy and his boyfriend Matthew Wilkas met Ricky Martin and his husband Jwan Yosef at the Oscars but their meeting was cut short. Kenworthy decided to reach out to Martin in the style of a Craigslist “Missed Connections” ad in hopes of reuniting.

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Fit for Print: Rippon and Pence, a missed opportunity

By : Steve Blanchard
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The Olympics are coming to an end, and although politics are supposed to be set aside for the international games, they still manage to float up to the top and make headlines.

So it was no surprise when two openly gay United States athletes, figure skater Adam Rippon and skier Gus Kenworthy, made headlines right at the start of the games with an Instagram photo of them embracing at the opening ceremonies with a caption that included, “Eat your heart out, Pence.”

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Gus Kenworthy shades Ivanka Trump in closing ceremony tweet

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Olympian Gus Kenworthy wasn’t happy that Ivanka Trump was in attendance with Team USA at the closing ceremony for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Kenworthy, who came in 12th place for the men’s freestyle skiing event, shared his opinion in a tweet that praised Team USA but questioned Trump’s presence.

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