RuPaul covers Entertainment Weekly Pride issue

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL GAY MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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RuPaul is the cover girl for Entertainment Weekly’s Pride edition.

The issue chronicles Ru’s rise to stardom and examines the influence he’s had as the first drag queen to break mainstream.

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Judge rules police targeted gay men, dismisses charges

By : Jamie Hyman
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Long Beach (AP) – A judge who said police improperly targeted gay men in sting operations has dismissed charges of lewd conduct and indecent exposure against a man who was arrested in a public bathroom.

Superior Court Judge Halim Dhanidina ruled April 29 that Rory Moroney’s arrest in 2014 was based on discriminatory enforcement and prosecution, the Long Beach Press-Telegram reported.

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KKK distributes anti-gay flyers in Jacksonville neighborhoods

By : Jeremy Williams
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JacksonvilleBigotFlyersThe Ku Klux Klan distributed flyers encouraging gay bashing throughout Jacksonville neighborhoods Nov. 20.

The flyers were distributed in the Riverside area, well-known as Jacksonville’s LGBT neighborhood, as well as in the Mandarin and Southside neighborhoods, according to Jimmy Midyette of Jacksonville Coalition for Equality, a civil rights group who has been working to get sexual orientation and gender identity added to the city’s Human Rights Ordinance.

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Tourism agency responds to religious objection law

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – An Indianapolis tourism agency is boosting its LGBT-friendly content as Indiana receives national criticism for its new religious objections law that opponents say could permit discrimination against gays and lesbians.

A message on the home page of www.visitindy.com says that all are welcome to visit the city, and a separate page highlights some of the businesses that supportive the lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender community.

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A recap of the series finale of ‘Glee’ and its positive LGBT message

By : Samantha Rosenthal
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I am not even going to pretend like I didn’t—I cried my eyes out during the series finale of Glee.

But the final episodes weren’t as disappointing as I thought they would be. I felt like it gave enough closure and acknowledgment, especially of the original characters, their lives and the future of the New Directions.

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Carrabba’s customers leave insane anti-gay message in lieu of tip

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OVERLAND PARK, KS. – A server at a Kansas Carrabba’s Italian Grill received an unpleasant surprise when he went to collect a check – his customers left an anti-gay message on the bill, instead.

Read the message after the jump:

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