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    News, The Snitch Obama to Sign Executive Order Ending LGBT Workplace Discrimination

    Obama to Sign Executive Order Ending LGBT Workplace Discrimination

    President Obama has long tried to ban federal LGBT workplace discrimination, at least since 2008. After years of inaction, the order, frequently known as the executive ENDA, looks as if it might finally bring ENDA to an end-a for some workers. The…
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    News, The Snitch New Academic Standards Will Turn Every School Kid Gay, Says Lawmaker/Moron

    New Academic Standards Will Turn Every School Kid Gay, Says Lawmaker/Moron

    Most people go to school to learn the three "Rs" -- reading, writing, and 'rithmetic -- but a Florida lawmaker knows that the last "R" actually stands for rim jobs, of the gay variety. And he's not afraid to…
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    News, The Snitch Study: Gay Dads Have Awesome Brains

    Study: Gay Dads Have Awesome Brains

    People opposed to same-sex marriage often decry something along the lines of "Won't somebody think of the children!" The implication is that children without both a mother and father will be scarred or destroyed for life. Because every single person…
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    News, The Snitch This Is Why Everyone Should Go to the National Queer Arts Festival, S.F. Pride 2014

    This Is Why Everyone Should Go to the National Queer Arts Festival, S.F. Pride 2014

    One of the best parts of being a queer person in the Bay Area is that, unlike other cities, our Pride festivities last not for a day, not for a weekend, but for the entire month of June. Getting…
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    News, The Snitch How to Survive Bay to Breakers, The Gay Pride for Straight People

    How to Survive Bay to Breakers, The Gay Pride for Straight People

    San Franciscans are not lacking in opportunities throughout the year to dress up like a Star Wars character/Santa Claus/boxed wine and become publicly drunk by 10 a.m. There's Santa Con, of course, Halloween shenanigans, Hunky Jesus, and all the parties…
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    News, The Snitch Queers Call for an OkCupid Blackout

    Queers Call for an OkCupid Blackout

    Lately, it seems like we can't go a week without a dating site ending up in the news for pissing somebody off. First it was OkCupid, which asked its users to boycott Firefox due to its new (and since…
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    News, The Snitch Study: Straight Men Love Spooning Other Men

    Study: Straight Men Love Spooning Other Men

    Man-on-man spooning, long thought to be the gateway drug to sporking and other unseemly be-gay-vior, is back in the news with a shocking study on straight men. According to research published in the Men and Masculinities journal, 93 percent…
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    News, The Snitch '80s Advice for Straight Women Meeting Lesbians: "Don't Run!"

    '80s Advice for Straight Women Meeting Lesbians: "Don't Run!"

    In a nod to how far we've come as a society in the last 26 years, New York Magazine's pop music critic Jody Rosen tweeted this gem from 1988, titled "When You Meet a Lesbian: Hints for the Heterosexual…
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    News, The Snitch Match.com Is Now Slightly Less Awful Toward Bisexuals

    Match.com Is Now Slightly Less Awful Toward Bisexuals

    Match.com, whose sluttier sister site OkCupid is embroiled in its own queer battles, decided to throw a bone to bisexuals this week. A small one, anyway. A semi.The subscription-based dating service, which has long required bisexuals to make two…
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    News, The Snitch Why OkCupid's CEO Donation to an Anti-Gay Candidate Is Different than Mozilla's

    Why OkCupid's CEO Donation to an Anti-Gay Candidate Is Different than Mozilla's

    Last week we told you about the uproar over Mozilla's newly appointed CEO Brendan Eich, who donated $1,000 to the Prop. 8 campaign that banned gay marriage. A few days later, Eich stepped down as CEO, thanks in part…
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    News, The Snitch OkCupid Wants You to Boycott Firefox for New CEO's Anti-Gay Donation

    OkCupid Wants You to Boycott Firefox for New CEO's Anti-Gay Donation

    OkCupid, the popular dating site and receptacle for every woman's professed love of Amelie, has a different message for users of late, and no, it's not asking you to take a quiz on what kind of cheese you are. Instead, those who visit…
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    News, The Snitch 8 Questions About Bisexuality That Are Better Than "Does It Exist"

    8 Questions About Bisexuality That Are Better Than "Does It Exist"

    Last week, the New York Times magazine published a lengthy piece on bisexuality by Benoit Denizet-Lewis titled "The Scientific Quest to Prove Bisexuality Exists." Despite the NYT's less than stellar track record on bisexual reporting, (e.g. "Straight, Gay or Lying?…
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    News, The Snitch Gayborhood Beat: Rainbow Crosswalks, Laverne Cox Comes to S.F., and Fred Phelps' Death Rattle

    Gayborhood Beat: Rainbow Crosswalks, Laverne Cox Comes to S.F., and Fred Phelps' Death Rattle

    As the Snitch reported earlier this week, the Castro is getting a gay makeover, or gaykeover, for the four San Francisco residents who aren't entirely sure what all the rainbow flags, cock ring stores, and alley blow jobs mean.…
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    News, The Snitch Disney's <i>Frozen</i> Is Evil and Turns Kids Gay, Says Pastor

    Disney's Frozen Is Evil and Turns Kids Gay, Says Pastor

    Kevin Swanson, the pastor who not too long ago claimed that Girl Scout cookies turn everyone into lesbians, is back with another poignant argument about teh gheyz. This time he's turned his sights on Disney's animated film Frozen, or as…
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    News, The Snitch Survey: Most Religious People Don't Hate Gays

    Survey: Most Religious People Don't Hate Gays

    It's an oft-repeated message that religion and LGBT bashing go together like santorum and anal sex, but a new survey finds that is not the case, after all. According to a new national survey by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI),…
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    News, The Snitch Study: Homophobic People Die Younger

    Study: Homophobic People Die Younger

    One of the common insults leveraged at LGBT folks by homophobes is that our sexuality is "unhealthy." But new research shows the opposite is true. A recently published study in the American Journal of Public Health found that those…
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    News, #Takingupspace: A Queer Dance Party Changes Its Tune by Asking Straights to Stay Away

    #Takingupspace: A Queer Dance Party Changes Its Tune by Asking Straights to Stay Away

    On Feb. 15, Oakland-based queer dance party, Ships in the Night, posted this on its Facebook page: "if you are *cis* straight & thinking of coming to Ships In The Night, please consider that you are taking the place of…
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    News, The Snitch Queer Dance Party Ships in the Night to Straights: "Don't Come"

    Queer Dance Party Ships in the Night to Straights: "Don't Come"

    On February 15, Oakland-based queer dance party, Ships in the Night, posted this on its Facebook page: "if you are *cis* straight & thinking of coming to Ships In The Night, please consider that you are taking the place…
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    News, The Snitch Facebook No Longer Requires You to Be "Male" or "Female"

    Facebook No Longer Requires You to Be "Male" or "Female"

    Today Facebook rolled out some big changes that many of those in the LGBTQ community will surely "like." As reported in the AP, Facebook has added more than 50 gender options for users who don't identify as simply "male" or…
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    News, The Snitch These Gay Sochi Olympics Videos Take the Gold

    These Gay Sochi Olympics Videos Take the Gold

    Regardless of whether you're on team Anna Roth or team Joe Eskenazi -- that is, pro- or anti-Olympics -- we think you'll agree that the real winners are these ads and pro-LGBT videos featuring ladies kissing, sweet gay families, and men…
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    News, The Snitch Study: Gay and Bisexual Teens Combat Bullying With Steroids

    Study: Gay and Bisexual Teens Combat Bullying With Steroids

    It's no surprise that teens have body image issues, but a new study reveals a startling fact about how gay boys may be coping with the terrible shit show that is puberty. A report on anabolic-androgenic steroid (AAS) abuse found…
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    Culture, The Exhibitionist Read Local: Beth Lisick's <em>Yokohama Threeway</em> Is So Good We Want to Put It in Our Vagina

    Read Local: Beth Lisick's Yokohama Threeway Is So Good We Want to Put It in Our Vagina

    New York City might be home to the big houses, but this scrappy city just happens to be the epicenter of publishing on the Best Coast. Join Alexis Coe for Read Local, a series on books produced in the Bay…
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    News, The Snitch Johnny Depp's Diamonds Cure Bisexuality, and Other Breaking News

    Johnny Depp's Diamonds Cure Bisexuality, and Other Breaking News

    For years now, or at least since Tila Tequila got her own reality show, doctors, scientists, and concerned citizens have been searching in vain for a cure for the red-headed stepchild of sexual orientations: bisexuality. Like swine flu or…
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    News, The Snitch Gay? Blame Your Mom's Bad Habits, Doctor Says

    Gay? Blame Your Mom's Bad Habits, Doctor Says

    In case you need another reason to be mad at your mother, feel free to blame her for your gayness. At least that's what Dick Swaab, the former Director of the Dutch Institute for Brain Research at the Royal…
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    News, The Snitch CeCe McDonald: Trans Woman Released Early From Prison and Here's Why You Should Care

    CeCe McDonald: Trans Woman Released Early From Prison and Here's Why You Should Care

    Great news! CeCe McDonald, the trans woman who was imprisoned for stabbing a man who assaulted her, was released on Monday from the Minnesota men's prison where she has served 19 months of her 41-month sentence. A little background on…
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    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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