Craigslist removes personal ads after passage of sex trafficking bill

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Craigslist’s personals section is now a thing of the past.

The classified ads website announced on Friday that it would be shutting down the section in response to the Senate approving the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA), which passed on Wednesday.

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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ producers sue anonymous user leaking ‘All Stars’ spoilers

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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World of Wonder Productions is suing an anonymous Internet user, who posts under the name “RealityTVLeaks” on various social media accounts, for releasing spoilers about “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars” season three.

“RealityTVLeaks” posts video, clips and still images on Instagram, Twitter and Reddit before episodes air on VH1. According to court documents obtained by Deadline, World of Wonder Productions has issued a lawsuit against the person behind the account.

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Tampa Bay photographer Nick Cardello on becoming “internet famous”

By : Jeremy Williams
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TAMPA – Tampa Bay and occasional Watermark photographer Nick Cardello met his husband Kurt English 25 years ago. The two hit it off and the following year marched in Washington D.C.’s 1993 Equality March.

Jump forward 24 years: Cardello and English, married and still together, went to the March for Equality in Washington D.C. June 11 and recreated a photo they took that first march. Cardello posted a side-by-side of the two photos to his Facebook that night.

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Man surprises boyfriend with Splash Mountain proposal

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL GAY MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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A man popped the question to his boyfriend while going down the drop on Splash Mountain at Disneyland.

Reddit user Eugenius310 posted a photo of himself holding up a sign reading, “Chris, will you marry me?” The post’s title claims his mother wouldn’t let him post the photo to Facebook because, “she’s ashamed of me.”

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Matt Bomer talks about his roles in “Magic Mike XXL” and “American Horror Story”

By : Chris Azzopardi
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Matt Bomer is not buying all the buzz about Matt Bomer.

Channeling his trademark charm, the actor calls it “sheer fallacy” that anyone – let alone heterosexual men – could possibly find his piercing baby-blue eyes swoon-worthy.

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RuPaul’s Drag Race contestant Ginger Minj talks drag queen sisterhood, Southern manners and embodying female performance roles.

By : Krista DiTucci
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Ginger Minj may be known as the gospel-loving “Cross Dresser for Christ” on LOGO TV’s RuPaul’s Drag Race: Season 7, but this Florida native considers herself more of a performance chameleon and a Broadway girl. “Give me a microphone and let me work,” says Ginger during the interview. “Rest assured it will be funny and inappropriate.”

Born in Leesville, Ginger grew up in the Lake County theater scene and cites performance and entertainment as being the only life she’s ever known. When she turned 18, she sold everything she owned, moved to New York and performed on Broadway. Ginger left New York in 2006 and moved to Orlando, where she became a regular drag performer for the Sleuth’s Mystery Dinner Theater. 

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4th grader’s essay resonates on marriage equality

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A 4th grader’s essay on marriage equality is getting a lot of attention online.

The student’s teacher posted a photo of the essay on Reddit, saying: “I am not sharing this because of how perfect the sentences are, but because of how clear his thought process is on this specific issue. It isn’t as simple as pointing out mistakes and spelling errors.”

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