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December 7, 2013

Weather reporter doesn't let two dancing men keep her from talking about hurricane Xavier

Before we get to the beefcake, let's be serious. Please be safe during Atlantic storm Xavier. It has hit Great Britain, and its winds have reached 98 miles per hour.

According to the Voice of Russia the storm, which could be the worst northern Europe has seen in 30 years, will also batter the Netherlands, Poland and southern Scandinavia.

November 21, 2013

Benjamin Deeds is a brand new superhero with the power to shape-shift into any person - man or woman - at will

Marvel has revealed a new gay, gender-bending superhero in the new instalment of the ‘Uncanny X-Men’ comic books.

Benjamin Deeds came out in the 14th issue released this week.

With the code name ‘Morph’, the high school student has the power to shape-shift his appearance – as well as his gender - at will.

Joe Taraborrelli, senior communications manager of Marvel Entertainment, said he hoped the character would continue the company’s rich tradition in storytelling.

November 7, 2013

Bisexual actress Saffron Burrows will play lesbian comic book character Victoria Hand in next week’s episode of Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – the first time an openly LGBT Marvel character has been portrayed on screen

Marvel Comics will have its first openly gay character portrayed on screen when actress Saffron Burrows plays openly lesbian character Victoria Hand in next week’s episode of Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD.

Marvel made the announcement that Burrows would play Hand yesterday in a blog post with the first pictures of Burrows in the role.

November 7, 2013

Bisexual actress Saffron Burrows will play lesbian comic book character Victoria Hand in next week’s episode of Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – the first time an openly LGBT Marvel character has been portrayed on screen

Marvel Comics will have its first openly gay character portrayed on screen when actress Saffron Burrows plays openly lesbian character Victoria Hand in next week’s episode of Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD.

Marvel made the announcement that Burrows would play Hand yesterday in a blog post with the first pictures of Burrows in the role.

October 28, 2013

Marvel Comics writer Al Ewing has confirmed he intends to write Thor’s brother as a gender bending bisexual in the upcoming series Loki: Agent of Asgard

Marvel Comics’ Loki will be written as bisexual in 2014’s Loki: Agent of Asgard comic book series in line with Norse mythology.

The character’s sexuality was confirmed by writer Al Ewing on his blog Scream, Robot Scream! on 23 October in response to a fan query.

‘Yes, Loki is bi and I’ll be touching on that,’ Ewing posted.

‘He’ll shift between genders occasionally as well.’

In Norse mythology Loki is depicted as a cunning trickster who had the ability to change his shape and sex.

June 20, 2013

Exodus International president Alan Chambers has officially apologized to the harm they have caused to the LGBT

The 'gay cure' Christian ministry claiming to be the oldest and largest in the world has shut down and the directors have apologized to the LGBT community.

In a press release posted on the ministry’s website Wednesday night (19 June), the US-based Exodus International announced the decision to close after nearly four decades.

January 1, 2013

Did comic finally go too far on CNN's live New Year's Eve coverage?

Kathy Griffin didn't drop an f-bomb during CNN's live New Year's coverage. She also didn't try and take her clothes off and she didn't scream down to a heckler that she wasn't trying to 'knock dicks out of your mouth.'

No, that was all in past years.

This year, the sixth year she teamed with Anderson Cooper for the telecast, the red-headed comic merely tried to simulate giving oral sex to Cooper.

'Did you drop something,' Cooper said to Griffin as she was down on her knees.

December 28, 2012

Says Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Minnesota, and Rhode Island are next

Since Chad Griffin took over the reins of the Human Rights Campaign last June, three US states made history by passing ballot measures making gay marriage legal.

Now the head of the largest LGBT civil rights organization in the US is looking ahead to 2013 with even more ambitious goals.

November 25, 2012

Immigration officials come for French-Canadian X-Man Northstar, whose legal status is at risk despite having married his American boyfriend

Not even X-Men are safe from America's anti-gay laws.

In no.56 of Marvel Comics' Astonishing X-Men, immigration officials come looking for Jean-Paul Beaubier, a.k.a. Northstar, who earlier this summer married his American boyfriend Kyle Jinadu.

The Jinadu-Beaubiers face an apparent risk from the US government because DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act) prohibits the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages.

September 5, 2012

DC Comics further diversifies its Green Lantern universe by introducing an Arab-American superhero

Newly out and proud superhero Green Lantern will be given an Arab-American sidekick in the latest series of the comic book.

DC Comics confirmed in June that the orginal Green Lantern, Alan Scott, will be rebooted as gay.

Now the company's chief creative officer and writer of the revamped series, Geoff Johns, has announced the addition of an Arab-American character.

Simon Baz will be a superhero based on its creator's own background as an American with Lebanese ancestry from Detroit.

August 13, 2012

X-Men character's sexuality beats Hulk and Spider-Man to become one of most discussed topics among Marvel comic fans

Gay superhero Northstar has fought off the Hulk, Spider-Man and Captain America to become Marvel's most talked about character on social networks in the US.

The X-Men hero who broke new ground by being the first comic book character to marry a person of the same sex was one of the hottest topics being discussed among fans on the internet last month.

July 10, 2012

Florida Family Association calls wedding of X-Men characters Northstar and Kyle 'immoral social propaganda'

Don't expect The Florida Family Association to send a wedding gift to newlyweds Northstar and Kyle whose wedding was featured in Astonishing X-Men #51 published last month.

The group blasts Marvel Comics and parent company The Walt Disney Company for the June issue of the comic book and asks its members to send emails urging Disney, Marvel and comic retailers to pull the issue from the stands.

July 10, 2012

Florida Family Association calls wedding of X-Men characters Northstar and Kyle 'immoral social propaganda'

Don't expect The Florida Family Association to send a wedding gift to newlyweds Northstar and Kyle whose wedding was featured in Astonishing X-Men #51 published last month.

The group blasts Marvel Comics and parent company The Walt Disney Company for the June issue of the comic book and asks its members to send emails urging Disney, Marvel and comic retailers to pull the issue from the stands.

June 2, 2012

After Green Lantern Alan Scott has come out, DC Comics will ensure Earth 2 has a diverse cast

DC Comics has pledged to add more homosexual characters after the revelation Green Lantern Alan Scott is gay.

The new out and proud superhero will first appear in next week’s issue of Earth 2 published on 7 June.

But he will not be last, as writer James Robinson told gay website The Advocate.

June 1, 2012

DC Comics confirms rumors that the Green Lantern will be relaunched as gay

DC Comics have confirmed rumors that the orginal Green Lantern, Alan Scott, will be rebooted as gay.

Fans were already told that a major character would be outed this month and comics site Bleeding Cool speculated this week that it would be the twice-married superhero, Lantern.

May 28, 2012

MSPs pledge support for Marvel Comics' gay marriage issue as government prepares to make a decision on equal marriage law

The Scottish Parliament is backing the wedding of two gay X-Men characters.

Scottish Labour Party MSP Mary Fee lodged a motion, supported by eight of her colleagues, which states that the parliament welcomes the same-sex marriage of Northstar and Kyle in Marvel Comics’ May issue of the Astonishing X-Men series.

The motion also says that the parliament ‘agrees that same-sex marriage should not be restricted to the world of literature and fantasy’.

May 28, 2012

MSPs pledge support for Marvel Comics' gay marriage issue as government prepares to make a decision on equal marriage law

The Scottish Parliament is backing the wedding of two gay X-Men characters.

Scottish Labour Party MSP Mary Fee lodged a motion, supported by eight of her colleagues, which states that the parliament welcomes the same-sex marriage of Northstar and Kyle in Marvel Comics’ May issue of the Astonishing X-Men series.

The motion also says that the parliament ‘agrees that same-sex marriage should not be restricted to the world of literature and fantasy’.

May 28, 2012

Original Green Lantern, Alan Scott, is reportedly the gay character to be revealed next month by DC Comics

It has already been reported that a major DC Comics character would be revealed to be gay next month.

Now the comics site Bleeding Cool is reporting that the character will be the original Green Lantern, Alan Scott.

April 21, 2012

Straight characters Puck and Finn will swap bodies with gay couple Kurt and Blaine in an upcoming episode

In an upcoming episode, straight characters Puck and Finn will be swapping roles with Glee’s most famous gay couple Kurt and Blaine.

April 11, 2012

Northstar will marry his boyfriend in issue that ships June 20

Following in the footsteps of a gay wedding in a mega-selling issue of Life With Archie, Marvel Comics confirmed this week that X-Man Northstar will marry his boyfriend, Kyle, in the June issue of Astonishing X-Men #51.

Northstar is a former mutant member of Alpha Flight and was the first character in the X-Men franchise to ever come out as gay. Northstar gains superhuman powers through his mutation and he uses them for the betterment of society.

April 11, 2012

Northstar will marry his boyfriend in issue that ships June 20

Following in the footsteps of a gay wedding in a mega-selling issue of Life With Archie, Marvel Comics confirmed this week that X-Man Northstar will marry his boyfriend, Kyle, in the June issue of Astonishing X-Men #51.

Northstar is a former mutant member of Alpha Flight and was the first character in the X-Men franchise to ever come out as gay. Northstar gains superhuman powers through his mutation and he uses them for the betterment of society.

December 12, 2011

Wrestler Hogan says Linda Bollea's claims he had gay affairs are insane

Wrestler Hulk Hogan is suing his ex-wife for claiming he is gay in her autobiography and branded the allegation 'insane'.

The 18-page defamation lawsuit claims Linda Bollea wrote Wrestling the Hulk - My Life Against the Ropes to help revive her career. She wrote that her husband abused her during their marriage and had homosexual encounters.