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SCOTUS Rules: Same-Sex Marriage Is a Guaranteed Right in All 50 States

This is one helluva way to head into Pride weekend.

Matt Russoniello | June 26, 2015 - 10:44 am

Daniel Radcliffe Speaks Out on Gay-Teen Suicides (VIDEO)

Daniel Radcliffe has a message for the bullied gay teens of the world: Don’t get desperate, get help.
Following a rash of suicides involving gay teens who’d been reportedly bullied by their peers, the gay-friendly Harry Potter star has broken his silence to MTV. Radcliffe revealed that he’s “heartbroken” by the deaths and urged…

| October 4, 2010 - 1:22 pm

Lady Gaga Responds to ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Vote

“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” might still be the law of the land, but that doesn’t mean that Lady Gaga is keeping her mouth shut.
The “Alejandro” singer, who lobbied for the repeal of the law, which allows gays to serve in the military only if they remain closeted, has offered a statement on her

| September 22, 2010 - 12:08 pm

Lady Gaga Rallies to Overturn Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (VIDEO)

Lady Gaga has taken her campaign to get the controversial “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” legislation repealed on the road.
The “Alejandro” singer appeared at a rally in Portland, Maine, on Monday and delivered a heart-stirring speech on the matter. Gaga urged her fans last week to lobby their representatives to change the law, which…

| September 20, 2010 - 5:01 pm

Lady Gaga Calls for Repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Lady Gaga might have her issues with animal-rights activists, but when it comes to the gay community she has nothing but love.
The “Bad Romance” singer, who counts a sizable gay contingent among her following, is exerting her influence to ensure that 1993’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” compromise legislation, which allows gays to serve…

| September 14, 2010 - 12:50 pm

Katy Perry Prefers Gay Bars

Want to catch a sighting of Katy Perry? Head over to your local gay bar.
The “California Gurls” singer told The Advocate that she prefers going to gay bars over straight bars:
I had to take a Silkwood shower after my night at [NY gay bar] the Cock. [Laughs] I went with my…

Celebuzz | August 13, 2010 - 11:11 am

Is Lady Gaga Writing a Gay Rights Anthem?

Lady Gaga might not find her own love life particularly inspirational (in fact she finds it downright detrimental to her creativity), but she thinks the right of others to marry the person of their choice is really something to sing about.
On Wednesday, a California judge struck down the state’s controversial Proposition 8, which…

| August 5, 2010 - 12:44 pm

Is Eminem Giving Up Gay-Bashing Past?

Have gay rights activists found an unlikely friend in Eminem?
The controversial rapper recently voiced his support for gay marriage to the New York Times (via Starpulse):
I think if two people love each other, then what the hell? I think that everyone should have the chance to be equally miserable, if they…

| June 17, 2010 - 11:27 am

Kim Kardashian Speaks Out on Gay Rights

Kim Kardashian is finally answering the question that’s been on everyone’s mind: Where does she stand on the whole gay-rights thingie?
Surprise; she’s all for it!
The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star wrote Tuesday on her official blog,

“It shouldn’t matter if you are straight, gay, bisexual, black, white, rich,…

Celebuzz | October 14, 2009 - 6:00 am

Joe Francis Swears He Loves Gay People

Among the celebs that walked for gay rights at this weekend’s DC rally were Lady GaGa, Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon, and, um, Girls Gone Wild founder Joe Francis?!
Francis swears that his presence at this weekend’s march for equality wasn’t to mend his troubled image. As you may recall, a videotape

Betsy Waldman | October 13, 2009 - 9:50 am

Daniel Radcliffe Loathes Homophobia

Daniel Radcliffe is speaking out in support of gay rights.
The Harry Potter actor, who finally let it slip that he has a girlfriend of two years, appears on the cover of the upcoming issue of UK’s premiere gay magazine, Attitude.
In his interview, he explains how he grew up surrounded by his

Betsy Waldman | July 24, 2009 - 10:15 am

Khloe Kardashian’s a Real Drag

Yesterday, the city of Miami passed the Domestic Partner Ordinance, which gives the same legal rights that a married couple would have (including health benefits) to domestic partnerships.
In honor of the momentous occasion, Khloe Kardashian took it upon herself to raise some awareness—the Kardashian way, of course. Trannies galore!
Khloe explains on…

Celebuzz | June 12, 2009 - 4:45 pm

Shanna Moakler Stands Up for Gay Marriage

Heads up, Carrie Prejean; Shanna Moakler is calling you out!
Little more than a week after the Miss California Prejean shocked the world by blasting the concept of gay marriage during this year’s Miss USA contest, Travis Barker’s ex and former Miss USA Moakler has released an ad championing gay rights.
What’s more,…

Celebuzz | April 29, 2009 - 5:45 pm

Kim Kardashian: vs. Miss California: The Battle Begins

Add another voice to the debate about Miss California Carrie Prejean’s anti-gay marriage remarks.
Keeping Up With the Kardashians star Kim Kardashian lays into the beauty-queen contestant in an interview with People magazine, saying that Prejean’s attitude “puts us back.”
“I don’t agree with her narrow-mindedness and neither do a lot of people,”

Celebuzz | April 23, 2009 - 5:45 pm

Lindsay Lohan to Sarah Palin: “Is It a Sin to Be Gay?”

Sarah Palin probably won’t be getting in line to see Lindsay Lohan’s flick Labor Pains  when it comes out (although her 17-year-old daughter Bristol might.)
Lilo and her lovin’ gal pal Samantha Ronson have joined the growing chorus of celebrities in attacking the views of the Republican Vice Presidential candidate.
The Sapphic couple…

Celebuzz | September 14, 2008 - 11:59 am