New Kids on the Block’s Jonathan Knight sets wedding date

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL GAY MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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New Kids on the Block singer Jonathan Knight and his fiancé Harley Rodriguez have set a wedding date, or at least nailed down a year.

“The Insider” gave a behind-the-scenes look at New Kids on the Block’s “Today” show performance on Monday. Speaking with Keltie Knight, the couple decided on a wedding date in front of the cameras.

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‘Biggest Loser’ host Bob Harper opens up about ‘widowmaker’ heart attack

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL GAY MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Bob Harper got candid about the massive heart attack he suffered while working out at a New York City gym in February in an interview with the “Today” show on Tuesday.

“I was in full cardiac arrest. I was, I mean, not to be dramatic, I was dead,” Harper, 51, told host Savannah Guthrie. “I was on that ground, dead.”

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Hawaii Senate votes on marriage equality TODAY

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HONOLULU (AP) – The Hawaii Senate is expected to pass a bill legalizing gay marriage on any minute now, the final step for the state Legislature before sending the special session measure to Gov. Neil Abercrombie.

The bill allowing same-sex couples to wed on the islands starting Dec. 2 is expected to pass easily barring any unexpected surprises.

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Republican Senator backs ENDA, test vote today

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WASHINGTON (AP) – Proponents of a gay rights bill gained crucial support in the Senate on Monday as a Nevada Republican announced he backed the measure because “discrimination must not be tolerated under any circumstance.”

Hours before a test vote, Sen. Dean Heller expressed his support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, joining all 55 members of the Democratic majority and four other Republican senators. Heller’s expected vote ensures that Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., will be able to collect the 60 votes necessary to move ahead on the legislation with the goal of passing it by week’s end.

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