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Azealia Banks Says Gay Men Are More Misogynistic Than Straights, Calls Them The F-Word

Azealia-Banks“A lot of gay men are way more misogynistic than straight men. The shit they say about women behind their backs, it’s like: ‘Wow, oh my God!’ You can be a straight faggot, you can be a gay faggot. A faggot is anybody that hates women. It’s like, y’all sing along to my words when I’m saying ‘nigga’ and ‘cunt’, but as soon as I call this one white man a faggot the whole world exploded. Listen, I didn’t say all gay men are faggots; I said Perez Hilton is a faggot, so don’t try and bring the rest of the gays down with your faggotry.”


— Rapper and chronic Twitter feuder Azealia Banks in an interview with The Guardian

British Actress “Devastated” After Discovering Boyfriend’s Not-So-Secret Gay S&M Past


Reid getting spanked by a tattooed assailant.

British actress Lorna Fitzgerald of the popular show EastEnders is reportedly in shambles after learning her boyfriend, Keo Reid, starred a series of gay fetish videos.

The 18-year-old actress is reported to be “absolutely distraught” after videos of 25-year-old Reid getting spanked, whipped, whacked, and receiving blowies from older chaps were discovered on an S&M website, according to Pink News.

“It’s any girlfriend’s worst nightmare,” a source told the prestigious Sun newspaper. “After seeing the videos, she feels she can never go back.”

A friend of Reid told The Mirror: “Keo just did these films as a bit of fun for good money… He could have had a job as a plumber or he could have a job getting his ass spanked. It’s as simple as that.”

The friend added, “Although it features men, it’s not a gay thing.”

Hmmm. We know straight men are a lot more bisexual than people think, but we’re pretty sure performing in an adult video alongside another guy would be considered by most everyone as “a gay thing.”

But Reid’s friend insists otherwise. “Keo is completely straight,” he said.

Reid was reportedly paid £350 ($550) for each fetish film, and is believed to have starred in as many as 20 videos. The oldest one was uploaded in December 2012. His most recent video was uploaded on October 16, after he and Fitzgerald had been dating for six months.

According to sources, Reid sincerely hopes his “completely straight” gay past doesn’t affect his relationship with Fitzgerald.

“He has been on such a journey in his life and has really turned things round,” a source said. “He’s really happy with Lorna. Keo has really fallen for her and he’s upset and so sorry to have embarrassed her like this.”

So far, both Fitzgerald and Reid are refusing to comment on the matter.

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Graham Gremore is a columnist and contributor for Queerty and Life of the Law. Follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

Lambda Legal, ACLU ask U.S. Supreme Court to review Ohio marriage ruling

Gay marriage supporters rally outside the Potter Stewart United States Courthouse, Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Cincinnati, where the 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals heard arguments in six cases from Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee. A ruling in those cases is pending.CINCINNATI, Ohio -- Lambda Legal and the American Civil Liberties Union on Friday filed a petition asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling upholding same-sex marriage bans in Ohio and three other states. The Sixth Circuit is the only federal circuit court to depart from recent decisions by the...

Married, gay couple told they’ll lose their drivers’ licenses over name change

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The family who launched Army captain Max Lenox’s amazing journey

Max-LenoxMax Lenox was born to a crack-addicted black mother and raised by two white gay fathers who helped shape him into the much-admired captain of Army basketball.

Ohio justice says voters should repeal gay marriage ban, let lawmakers decide

Ohio Justice Paul PfeiferCOLUMBUS, Ohio -- A state Supreme Court justice says language on gay marriage, pro or con, doesn't belong in the Ohio Constitution. Justice Paul Pfeifer suggests Ohioans should repeal the state's 2004 constitutional ban on same-sex marriage and leave the issue to state lawmakers to decide.

New Mexico county faces lawsuit in death of gay man

New MexicoALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- The family of a gay New Mexico man who was abducted and brutally beaten to death is suing a sheriff's office for not protecting him. A lawyer for the family of Leon Sanchez filed a federal lawsuit last week against Lea County Sheriff's Department and accused the agency of not properly investigating the case.

The Gay Mayor Of This Tiny Alaskan Town Has Never Experienced Homophobia In The Wilderness

DSC_1140Neil Darish is all about self-reliance. Known as the unofficial “Mayor” of McCarthy, Darish is the biggest land owner in a ghost town that rests, literally, on the edge of the Alaska state line. In the winter, McCarthy has a population of about 40 residents. Completely off the road system, Darish is McCarthy’s local entrepreneur, (the Lisa Vanderpump of the Arctic, if you will). He owns the only bar, the only store and the only hotel in town (if you can call it a town). And soon, once his master plan is complete, he will be the only supplier of electricity to a community that has long since been off the grid. It is no wonder that Discovery Channel snapped him up as a lead character for Edge of Alaska (airing Fridays at 10 p.m.), part of their growing repertoire of Alaska themed reality shows. The only thing they forgot to mention is: Neil Darish is gay. Queerty contributor Clark Harding flew to Anchorage, drove 10 hours down a dirt road in to the wilderness; then hiked across a footbridge and stayed in a cabin with no running water. Just to talk with Darish about what it’s like to be, possibly, the only openly gay frontiersman.

Queerty: When I think of deep wilderness or Alaska bush communities, I honestly have some stereotypes of my own. Like small mindedness and rampant homophobia. Has being openly gay in the wilderness ever been a problem?

Neil Darish: Never for me. Look, self reliance is a critical similarity between every Alaskan on these shows. It’s a core value. It has nothing to do with your political or religious views. We aren’t redneck, Republican, gun toting anarchists, because we live in an outlaw town. We live in a place where we can take care of our own. So [McCarthy] doesn’t attract people who are intolerant, it attracts people who are self reliant enough that they can be tolerant.

Really? The Alaska Dispatch News recently reported some dude came after you with a gun.

That had nothing to do with me being gay. As you’ll also read in that Alaska Dispatch article, the people of McCarthy came to my rescue. McCarthy is very different than the outside world. As we are an isolated community, we have few options for government protection that would normally be found in any other town. While most can call 911, run inside, lock their door and wait for help, we sometimes are put in the position where we are forced to confront danger and resolve it on the spot. A gunman coming after me brings out the entire town and shows how much of a close-knit community we truly are — one that takes care of their own. Regardless of how someone feels about me, they will protect their fellow citizens against danger, coercion or lawlessness.

CloseUpSo are you coming out of the closet?

No. I’ve been out since my 20s. I came out when I found a partner, who brought me here. So coming to Alaska actually jived with coming out. And as long as I’ve been in Alaska I’ve been out. Ironically, though, it’s this town [of McCarthy] that kind of destroyed that relationship.

I’m curious to know why your sexuality isn’t a plot point on the show?

Mostly, I think because I don’t have anyone in my life. I mean if I had a significant other, then that would raise the question of why aren’t they on the show. But I’m single so…

But did it ever come up with Discovery when they were considering you as a character?

When I was first approached by Kate Purcell who is a casting director, one of the conversations I had early on was like “Just so you know I’m a gay guy and as far as I know there really are no gay people on Discovery, and I hope you’re not asking me to be someone I’m not.” And they were like “No no no we don’t care!” And then I pointed to a bunch of other publications in which I am out. Namely The Road To McCarthy which describes me and my ex partner, two gay guys building a lodge in the middle of nowhere. And then another called The Pilgrims Wilderness, a very tragic story about McCarthy’s history and I am outed very early on in the book.

You’re not from McCarthy. Why did you choose McCarthy and how did you get here?

When I grew up on the East Coast my dad had a salvage yard. And I loved it, all this cool old stuff. Fast forward when I met my partner, he actually grew up here in McCarthy. Within the first year of our relationship we made a visit and I looked around and was like, “Woah! Look at all this cool old stuff.” And this was before there was an Antique’s Road Show. Plus you got this cool ghost town, surrounded by mountains, in Alaska? I was just over the top enthralled.

Watch a clip from Edge of Alaska below.

Panel recommends ending lifetime ban on blood donations from gay men

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Nevada officials say there’s no need for court to re-hear gay marriage case

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