‘Superman’ actor Dean Cain slammed for speaking at anti-LGBT event

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Actor Dean Cain, best known for portraying Superman on the TV series “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman,” came under fire after he agreed to speak at the Family Research Council’s Value Voters summit over the weekend.

The Family Research Council has been labeled a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center which describes the group’s intention as “to denigrate LGBT people as the organization battles against same-sex marriage, hate crime laws, anti-bullying programs and the repeal of the military’s ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy.” The summit’s lineup included names such as Michele Bachmann, Mike Pence, Tony Perkins and Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips.

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07.26.18 Central Florida Bureau Chief’s Desk

By : Jeremy Williams
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As we head into the final summer month of 2018, I have been thinking a lot about the summer season from two years ago. All eyes were turned to Orlando as we were trying to make sense of a senseless act that left 49 people dead at Pulse. It was also a time when one of my college professors, Ken Carpenter, was battling for his life after a cancer diagnoses earlier in the year.

Ken was the journalism professor at Valencia College, and as I enrolled in more and more journalism classes he became a person that I started to see every single day. He became more than just a teacher to me. He became a friend and mentor, and not just to me. I can’t think of a single student who walked through those glass doors at Valencia College’s West Campus, passing by the mannequin wearing a suit made entirely out of newspaper, into the newsroom, who didn’t feel a connection with Ken that surpassed the word teacher.

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‘Justice League’ gets gay porn parody

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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“Justice League” may be a box office failure, but its legacy could live on in a gay porn parody.

Men.com released a safe for work trailer for “Justice League: A Gay XXX Parody” which features “RuPaul’s Drag Race” alum Manila Luzon as Wonder Woman, Colby Keller as Green Lantern, Brandon Cody as Superman, Ryan Bones as Batman, Manuel Skye as Alfred, Francois Sagat as Aquaman and Johnny Rapid as The Flash.

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MegaCon takes over the Orange County Convention Center

By : Patrick O'Connor
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MegaCon 2015 had a huge turnout this year at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) on April 10-12.

The annual event, which most in attendance dress as pop culture characters or “cosplay”, is the biggest convention to hit the OCCC every Spring.

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