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Adam Lambert Reportedly to Front Queen, Releases New Video

According to reports, Adam Lambert will be stepping into Freddy Mercury's shoes and tour with Queen this summer, including playing the Soniphere Festival in Knebworth, England from July 6 to 8. The out American Idol runner up also released the video for 'Better than I Know Myself,' the first single of his new album coming out in March.

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#StandUpForEllen & Thank J.C. Penney for Making The Right Choice

Last week, retail giant J.C. Penney announced a new partnership with America's favorite talk-show host, Ellen DeGeneres. Now, however, the anti-gay group "One Million Moms" – a project of the designated hate group, American Family Association– has launched a campaign demanding that the retailer fire Ellen simply because she's gay.

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Miss Lawrence Forgives Marlo Hampton For Using an Anti-Gay Slur on TV

Miss Lawrence Washington of The Real Housewives of Atlanta this week tweeted that he had spoken to Marlo Hampton about an anti-gay slur Hampton said on a recent episode of the show. Washington wrote, “Marlo and I have spoke about the comment she made 2 Sheree. There was no shade@ me personally. We r great friends and truly value each other [...] Marlo LIVES for the Kids!!! And so does Sheree! I love them both dearly!”

Real Housewives of Atlanta (Wetpaint.com)
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February 1, 2012
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Housewives Star Marlo Hampton Issues an Apology to Fans For Using Anti-Gay Slur

Marlo Hampton of The Real Housewives of Atlanta on Monday tweeted a letter of apology for the anti-gay slur she used on Sunday night's episode of the show. Hampton wrote, "When I used this word, I was not mindful of the demeaning connotation that this has in the gay community. My speech was irresponsible, thoughtless and said with the intention of conveying anger rather than as a statement on my feelings towards the gay community as a whole."

Real Housewives of Atlanta (Wetpaint.com)
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January 31, 2012
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Premiered at Sundance, Love Free or Die "Friends and Family Plan" Uses Story of Gene Robinson to Advance LGBT Equality

The Sundance Film Festival is a launching pad for some of the world’s most important and influential cinema, including many films that tackle the issues faced by the LGBT community. GLAAD is proud to announce that one powerful film in particular, Love Free or Die, will partner with us to help advance LGBT equality in 2012.

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