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April 5, 2014

Brendan Eich's abrupt departure from Mozilla has stirred debate in the international media about how far corporate leaders are allowed to go in expressing their political views

Prominent gay blogger and author Andrew Sullivan has hit out at members of the LGBT community for bullying Brendan Eich into quitting his chief executive officer job at Mozilla just two weeks into the role.

Eich, who is also the co-founder of Mozilla, announced his resignation on Thursday following a backlash over his appointment due to his previous financial support for California’s Prop 8 campaign. The referendum, which passed in 2008, banned same-sex couples from getting married until it was overturned by the Supreme Court in June 2013.

April 5, 2014

Brendan Eich's abrupt departure from Mozilla has stirred debate in the international media about how far corporate leaders are allowed to go in expressing their political views

Prominent gay blogger and author Andrew Sullivan has hit out at members of the LGBT community for bullying Brendan Eich into quitting his chief executive officer job at Mozilla just two weeks into the role.

Eich, who is also the co-founder of Mozilla, announced his resignation on Thursday following a backlash over his appointment due to his previous financial support for California’s Prop 8 campaign. The referendum, which passed in 2008, banned same-sex couples from getting married until it was overturned by the Supreme Court in June 2013.

February 10, 2014

Canadian Olympian's site unavailable in Russia, potentially for gay material

Straight Canadian Olympian Justin Kripps is accusing Russia of censoring his website for allegedly violating gay propaganda laws.

The bobsledder used his site to keep fans updated on his activities, but after arriving in Sochi and trying to log on, he found himself blocked.

Three weeks ago, a topless picture of him and his teammates went viral online for obvious reasons. Blogger Andrew Sullivan declared them the 'beards of the week'.

A translation of the error message came up and gave three possible reasons for access being refused.

May 9, 2013

Niall Ferguson hit the headlines for saying 20th century economics guru John Maynard Keynes had a flawed, short-term view because he was gay

There are a lot of sound reasons to critique Keynesian economics, but a reason that its creator was gay – or rather bisexual – shouldn’t be one of them.

Niall Ferguson, the Laurence A Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University, has sadly, in 2013, just found that out.

Ferguson’s speech to investors and financial analysts at the 10th Annual Altegris Conference in Carlsbad, California should have awed his audience. Instead it shocked and offended them.

May 9, 2013

The historian has lashed out at internet critics who have dubbed him a 'gay basher'

A Harvard historian who was accused of homophobia row over his critique of bisexual economist John Maynard Keynes has attempted to clear his name in a letter to his university’s newspaper.

May 9, 2013

The historian has lashed out at internet critics who have dubbed him a 'gay basher'

A Harvard historian who was accused of homophobia row over his critique of bisexual economist John Maynard Keynes has attempted to clear his name in a letter to his university’s newspaper.

March 1, 2013

After his resignation, Benedict XVI is to live with his much younger personal secretary Georg Gänswein

Pope Benedict XVI may have officially resigned, but he will not give up his alleged secret boyfriend.

Personal secretary Archbishop Georg Gänswein, dubbed ‘Gorgeous Georg’, will continue to be the former leader of the Roman Catholic Church’s personal secretary.

Since 2005, the two have had breakfast, lunch, dinner together every day, but not anymore as Gänswein will now be serving both pontiffs.

He will live with Benedict at the monastery inside the Vatican, and keeping his day job as prefect of the new pope’s household.

January 3, 2013

Daily Dish blogger Andrew Sullivan decides to go it alone and leave the Daily Beast to return to independent blogging

Conservative gay blogger Andrew Sullivan has announced that he will return to independent blogging and will leave the Daily Beast.

Sullivan, a former editor of The New Republic magazine, announced he had made the decision following his current contract with the Daily Beast coming to an end.

Sullivan had only moved his blog, The Daily Dish to the Daily Beast in April of 2011.

Previously the blog had been part of the Atlantic Monthly’s website and prior to 2007, Time magazine’s.

January 3, 2013

Daily Dish blogger Andrew Sullivan decides to go it alone and leave the Daily Beast to return to independent blogging

Conservative gay blogger Andrew Sullivan has announced that he will return to independent blogging and will leave the Daily Beast.

Sullivan, a former editor of The New Republic magazine, announced he had made the decision following his current contract with the Daily Beast coming to an end.

Sullivan had only moved his blog, The Daily Dish to the Daily Beast in April of 2011.

Previously the blog had been part of the Atlantic Monthly’s website and prior to 2007, Time magazine’s.

September 10, 2012

'I've been torn for a long time between a desire as a reporter to do just do my job'

Anderson Cooper showed right away Monday that the second season of his syndicated talk show, now called Anderson Live, will be different from the first.

In addition to the new name (the show was previously simply called Anderson), Cooper will now have various co-hosts joining him and started with beloved LGBT ally Kirsten Chenoweth who was able to quickly draw out a more personal side of the host.

July 2, 2012

News reporter says he is 'gay' and 'proud' after publicly announcing his sexuality for the first time

CNN journalist Anderson Cooper has come out, saying he is 'gay, always have been, always will be'.

The US news anchor told The Daily Beast columnist Andrew Sullivan in an email that 'couldn't be any more happy, comfortable with myself, and proud'.

May 13, 2012

Republican operative's memo says it's time for party to join LGBT equality movement

According to a leaked memo from a political operative, it's time for the Republican Party to be more gay friendly.

Jan van Lohuizen, who worked as a pollster on the 2004 reelection campaign for President George W. Bush,  sent his talking points to Republican candidates. He argued the party should reflect the changing attitudes American voters now have toward gays and lesbians.

May 13, 2012

Newsweek cover story hails President Obama as the first 'gay' president

Last weekend, gay activists and intellectuals in the US were wondering if President Barack Obama deserved the LGBT vote. Today? He's being called the first 'gay' president.

Blogger Andrew Sullivan's 21 May  cover story is getting early buzz before it's published. Politico.com was sent an early preview of the essay:

May 13, 2012

Newsweek cover story hails President Obama as the first 'gay' president

Last weekend, gay activists and intellectuals in the US were wondering if President Barack Obama deserved the LGBT vote. Today? He's being called the first 'gay' president.

Blogger Andrew Sullivan's 21 May  cover story is getting early buzz before it's published. Politico.com was sent an early preview of the essay: