On Morning Joe today, MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts recalled how several Republican Party officials congratulated him on his marriage despite the party’s explicit platform opposition to same-sex marriages.
Openly gay television personality Andy Cohen turned down a gig to host the 2013 Miss Universe pageant because he is “concerned for his safety,” reports E! Online. He co-hosted the pageant for the past two years.
Last night, teens honored their favorites in pop culture at the annual Teen Choice Awards on Fox, this year hosted by Glee's Darren Criss and Pretty Little Liars' Lucy Hale, and winners included many LGBT performers and storylines in entertainment.
In 1962 boxer Emile Griffith was in the ring against Benny Paret, when he seemed to explode with anger and pummeled his opponent with such force that, after getting knocked out, Paret died of his injuries. It was eventually revealed that before that some time before the fight Paret had called Griffith a "maricón."