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[Content note: Homophobia, violence]

Friday News:

Rep. Tina Kotek of Oregon will become the first out lesbian to lead a state legislative chamber after being elected House Speaker by her Democratic colleagues yesterday.

Ian McKellen has narrated a new video highlighting the plight of kids bullied because of their sexuality.

Hostess, the makers of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread, would rather go out of business than settle with striking workers. Douchebags.

Speaking of douchebags: IKEA used forced prison labor in communist East Germany two decades ago.

Two people were killed, two were missing and four were airlifted to a nearby hospital after an explosion at an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico.

Four people died and 17 others were taken to a hospital when a train crashed into a parade float honoring veterans in Midland, Texas, yesterday.

Out Magazine's annual Out 100 issue is here. TruFact™: I was number 101.

This commercial inspired me to buy some Fresca. Then I mixed it with vodka. It was gross.

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