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Miss Spain 2013 Comes Out In Instagram Post

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What an incredible moment for queer visibility! Patricia Rodríguez, the winner and title holder of Miss Spain 2013, came out of the closet this week through an Instagram post with her partner. The move makes Rodríguez the first openly lesbian national beauty queen. Rodríguez later thanked her fans for the positive reaction to her decision…

The WNBA Embraces Its Lesbian Audience

What a difference a decade makes. I remember 15 years ago going to the Sparks games. Our group had the best seats right in the center of the 1st section. We still have those seats. I introduced myself to the media plus anyone that could possibly at the very least help me to get the…

LN Executive Editor Earns Emmy

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Lesbian News Executive Editor Zoe Edgerton has recently been awarded an Emmy for editing on the daytime drama, The Bold and the Beautiful. This award is in addition to the first Emmy she won as an editor on the daytime drama The Young and the Restless in 2002.   Congratulations, Zoe!!    

WNBA players Brittney Griner, Glory Johnson engaged

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PHOENIX — Women’s basketball stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson are engaged. Griner proposed to Johnson and both posted it on social media, with Griner showing a photo of her on one knee with a ring in her hand in front of Johnson on her Instagram account. Griner plays for the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury and Johnson for the Tulsa Shock. In the post,…

Facebook Donates $10,000 To Politician Fighting Gay Marriage

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Facebook made a $10,000 donation in May to the reelection campaign of Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes, who has received national attention for fighting a court ruling that would make gay marriage legal in the state. The donation, first reported by QSaltLake, is listed in a filing for Reyes’ 2014 primary campaign on the State of Utah Financial Disclosures website.…

Federal Court Refuses To Delay Virginia Gay Marriage Ruling

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has denied a request to delay its ruling striking down Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban. A panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond on Wednesday denied the request by a county court clerk in northern Virginia to stay the decision while it is appealed…

Robin Williams’ Final Instagram Shows Touching Family Photo

Robin Williams' Final Instagram Shows Touching Family Photo

Robin Williams, the beloved actor who died of an apparent suicide Monday, posted a touching photograph on Instagram two weeks earlier that showed him holding his daughter, Zelda Rae Williams, when she was a young child:   Williams, who was 63 years old, is survived by three children: Zachary, 31; Zelda, 25, and Cody, 22. Zelda is also…

Relive Robin Williams’ Glorious 1998 Oscar Speech For ‘Good Will Hunting’

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The news of Robin Williams’ death has conjured a bounty of memories regarding the beloved actor’s life. One of his crowning moments came in 1998, when he collected the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his turn as psychotherapist Sean Maguire in “Good Will Hunting.” He’d been nominated three times previously, for “Good Morning, Vietnam” (1987), “Dead Poets Society” (1989)…