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04/25/2015

Director David Ayer Reveals Jared Leto's Tattooed Take on The Joker for 'Suicide Squad' - PHOTO

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Suicide Squad director David Ayer has revealed the first official photo of Oscar winner Jared Leto as the Clown Prince of Crime himself. The photo was released to mark the 75th anniversary of the creation of the iconic Batman villain. 

Thoughts?

 

Posted Apr. 25,2015 at 10:30 AM EST by in Comic Books, Jared Leto | Permalink | Comments (0)


WATCH: Bruce Jenner's Groundbreaking Interview with Diane Sawyer - FULL INTERVIEW

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In case you missed it (or want a rewatch), ABC News has released the full Bruce Jenner interview with Diane Sawyer in which Jenner came out as a transgender woman (and also a Republican).

Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Posted Apr. 25,2015 at 10:00 AM EST by in Bruce Jenner, News, Transgender | Permalink | Comments (2)


Honey Boo Boo's Mama June Comes Out As A 'Minor League' Bisexual: WATCH

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June Thompson, better known as the matriarch to one Honey Boo Boo and co. has come out as bisexual in an interview with her third eldest daughter Lauryn (Pumpkin), who also now identifies as bisexual.

Lauryn sat down with Inside Edition to discuss her personal life as the Thompson family figures out its next steps following the cancellation of TLC’s infamous Here Comes Honey Boo Boo. The network moved to cancel the show last fall after it was discovered that June decided to maintain a relationship with Mark McDaniel, a man who had molested her eldest daughter Anna at the age of eight.

“I’m attracted to females, and I’m attracted to males,” Pumpkin, who is 15, insisted. “You cannot hide who you truly are. She’s gay too. June is gay too.”

June was quick to clarify that while she’d had a number of sexual experiences with women in the past, she merely thought of herself as being bisexual.

"It's no big deal, I was young and experimented with it, never went pro though just played the minor leagues,” June explained, saying that she wasn’t all that worried about what people might think. “I look at it this way--haters are gonna hate.”

Check out a clip of the interview AFTER THE JUMP...(warning: autoplay)

(h/t TMZ)

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Posted Apr. 25,2015 at 8:59 AM EST by in Bisexual, Honey Boo Boo, Television | Permalink | Comments (4)


Fox News Contributor Worries Trans Awareness in Schools Will Turn Kids Into Cocker Spaniels - VIDEO

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Fox News is in a tizzy because of “indoctrination” in Maine where “kids as young as five are getting lessons about transgender issues.”

JazzA panel voiced concern because Horace Mitchell Primary School students were read the book I Am Jazz, the story of a transgender child Jazz Jennings who has become a spokesperson for transkids.

Psychologist Dr Susan Lipkin pointed out that the kids in question may be too young to understand these issues because “there are many men who are ballerinas who are not gay and are not transgender and there are many girls who are great athletes and neither are they.”

Contributor Tammy Bruce added the issue is troubling because kids fantasize about being Superman and sometimes imagine they are a cocker spaniel or a cat.

Watch the panel discussion and the documentary I Am Jazz, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Posted Apr. 25,2015 at 8:30 AM EST by in Books, FOX News, LGBT Stories, Maine, Transgender, Video | Permalink | Comments (5)


HRC Warns 12 States ‘Don’t Repeat The Mistakes Of Indiana' In New Media Campaign

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The Human Rights Coalition launched a new ad campaign asking 12 state governors to reject bills that target LGBT people like the one Gov. Mike Pence passed in Indiana. HRC's new campaign comes after a study conducted by the organization yielded results stating that a majority of Hoosiers believe Pence’s bill is damaging Indiana’s economy. JoDee Winterhof, HRC's vice president for policy and political affairs, warned of the repercussions states could endure if they follow Pence’s example.

Said Winterhof:

"Gov. Mike Pence found that experimenting with anti-LGBT bills that allow businesses to discriminate killed his approval ratings and damaged the Hoosier economy. Governors who go down the same path as Mike Pence and put their state economy at risk in an attempt to further discrimination are going to find themselves at risk of being rejected by the voters."

The results of HRC's study reflects Winterhof's warning as a majority of voters (70% to 24%) believe that businesses should not discriminate against people based on sexual orientation or identity. Surprisingly a majority of Republican voters (58% to 36%) concur. Pence’s approval ratings have since plummeted, allowing for a potential Democratic challenger to make gains in the state. HRC's media campaign officially began today on social media in Alabama, Indiana, Louisiana, Florida, New Hampshire, Michigan, Missouri, North Dakota, North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio and Texas. Although Pence attempted to clarify that official language in the new law would prevent LGBT discrimination, HRC isn’t buying it, noting that the state’s laws are still devoid of any clear LGBT anti-discrimination laws that would grant full protections to LGBT people in the state.

Posted Apr. 25,2015 at 8:00 AM EST by in Alabama, Florida, Gay Rights, Human Rights Campaign, Indiana, Law - Gay, LGBT, Louisiana, Michigan, Mike Pence, Missouri, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas | Permalink | Comments (0)


04/24/2015

Bruce Jenner Comes Out as Transgender: VIDEO

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Bruce Jenner has come out as transgender in his one-on-one interview with Diane Sawyer.

Watch a portion of the interview, AFTER THE JUMP...

Update - GLAAD reacts:

"Today, millions of people learned that someone they know is transgender," said GLAAD President & CEO Sarah Kate Ellis. "By sharing this story, Bruce Jenner has shined a light on what it means to be transgender and live authentically in the face of unimaginable public scrutiny. Though Jenner's journey is one that is deeply personal, it is also one that will impact and inspire countless people around the world."

"Every transgender person's journey is unique, and by choosing to share this story, Bruce Jenner adds another layer to America's understanding of what it means to be transgender," said Nick Adams, GLAAD's Director of Programs, Transgender Media. "We hope that after hearing Jenner's story, people will want to learn more about the issues and challenges facing their transgender friends, co-workers, and family members. Stories like these will help create a world in which everyone can express their gender identity without fear of discrimination and violence." 

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Posted Apr. 24,2015 at 9:12 PM EST by in Bruce Jenner, News | Permalink | Comments (31)


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