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More than 2,000 people took part in Budapest’s Gay Dignity march Saturday, with a massive security detail keeping anticipated protesters at bay.

In fact, according to U.K. Gay News, there wasn’t a protester in sight in the Hungarian capital -- security managed to keep away anyone hoping to disrupt the march.

September 06 2009 1:25 PM

Details surrounding the now-filming Sex & the City sequel
are few, as expected, but at least one script development has been leaked
to the press, courtesy of Samantha Jones herself, Kim Cattrall.

The actress, who began filming her scenes earlier this week, was clutching a page from the script while walking to the set when a tabloid photographer managed to get a closeup shot.

September 05 2009 11:40 AM

British actor-director Stephen Fry has joined the thousands seeking
an apology to World War II code-breaker Alan Turing, who was chemically
castrated for being gay and subsequently killed himself at age 41.

reached out to his some 700,000 followers on Twitter and urged them to
back a campaign demanding an apology from Britain's prime minister.

September 05 2009 11:35 AM

Neal Bledsoe, the lucky actor who got to make out with Ed Westwick in an upcoming episode of Gossip Girl, is not afraid to talk about his gay smooch.

September 04 2009 4:10 PM

Campaigns designed to warn the public about the dangers of AIDS have not shied away from the shocking and salacious. But the latest effort in Germany to preach the gospel of safe sex is employing images of women having sex with tyrants like Joseph Stalin, Saddam Hussein, and, unbelievably, Adolf Hitler.

September 04 2009 3:00 PM

Rachel Maddow reported new government data on Thursday that suggests the legalization of same-sex marriage may lessen divorce rates. The provisional statistics indicate that divorce rates have fallen in Massachusetts since marriage equality became law in 2004, giving the state the lowest divorce rate in the nation.

September 04 2009 12:05 PM

The San Antonio police officer responsible for accidentally shooting a drag performer who was being robbed at gunpoint has been cleared of charges of criminal conduct.

September 04 2009 12:00 PM