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    Out actor Ben Cherry on his juicy role in ‘Indecent’ at Arena

    Out actor Ben Cherry on his juicy role in ‘Indecent’ at Arena

    Actor Ben Cherry credits his bear with helping him land parts. (Photo courtesy Arena) ‘Indecent’   Through Dec. 30   Arena Stage   1101 6th St., S.W.   $40-105   202-488-3300 When famed Yiddish language writer Sholem Asch first read his startling new play “The God of Vengeance” to Warsaw’s Jewish theatrical establishment in 1906, the results weren’t good. These would-be producers believed the young playwright’s drama about a Jewish pimp who seeks to gain respectability by promising his virgin daughter to an upright guy but fails because said daughter is having an affair with one of dad’s prostitutes, would…

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    New GLOBE Act asserts U S opposition to anti LGBT abuses overseas

    New GLOBE Act asserts U.S. opposition to anti-LGBT abuses overseas

    Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nev.) introduced the GLOBE Act to assert U.S. position against anti-LGBT human rights abuses. (Photo public domain) New comprehensive legislation introduced in the U.S. House Thursday seeks to enshrine into law U.S. policy against anti-LGBT human rights abuses overseas and the process by which LGBT people facing persecution can seek asylum in the United States. Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nev.) introduced the legislation, known as the Greater Leadership Overseas for the Development of Equality Act, or GLOBE Act, on the heels of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a historic U.N. document affirming basic…

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    Y’s Jingle Ball

    Y100’s Jingle Ball 2018

    Miami’s #1 Hit Music Station, unveiled the star-studded lineup for its annual holiday concert, Y100 Jingle Ball 2018, Presented by Capital One, taking place on Sunday, December 16th at 7:30pm at the BB&T Center. This is the season’s biggest annual music event that captures the holiday spirit of the iHeartRadio app, in Dallas; Los Angeles; San Francisco; Minneapolis; Boston; Philadelphia; New York; Washington, D.C.; Chicago; Atlanta; Tampa and Miami/Ft. Lauderdale. Y100’s afternoon show host, Mack, officially announced the all-star performers for Y100 Jingle Ball 2018 which will include: Shawn Mendes, Calvin Harris, Khalid, Marshmello, Bebe Rexha, Alessia Cara, Bazzi and Sabrina…

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    Mika Brzezinski apologizes for describing Mike Pompeo as ‘butt boy’

    Mika Brzezinski apologizes for describing Mike Pompeo as ‘butt boy’

    Mika Brzezinski (Photo by World Affairs Council of Philadelphia via Wikimedia Commons) “Morning Joe” host Mika Brzezinski has apologized for referring to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as a “wannabe dictator’s butt boy.” On a live broadcast of the MSNBC show, Brzezinski gave commentary on Pompeo’s interview with Fox News about the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s alleged involvement in the death of Washington Post reporter Jamal Khashoggi. “Of the pathetic deflections that we just heard when he appeared on ‘Fox and Friends,’ was that a patriot speaking, or a wannabe dictator’s butt boy?” Brzezinski said on air. “And I’m dead serious.…

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    Melania Attacks Reporters As Liars And Opportunists Says It’s The Hardest Part About Being First Lady

    Melania Attacks Reporters As Liars And Opportunists, Says It’s The Hardest Part About Being First Lady

    Melania Trump, who pushed the racist Obama birther conspiracy in 2011, said the hardest thing she has had to deal with as first lady is contending with the “opportunists who are using my name or my family name to advance themselves.” “I would say the opportunists who are using my name or my family name to advance themselves, from comedians to journalists to performers, book writers,” Trump told Fox News’ Sean Hannity on Wednesday when asked what has been the hardest thing about being first lady. “Does it hurt?” Hannity asked. “It doesn’t hurt. The problem is they’re writing the…

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    Broward Bares It Benefiting Deliver The Dream amp Latinos Salud

    Broward Bares It! Benefiting Deliver The Dream & Latinos Salud

    WHTN Productions, LLC, the parent company of the event Broward Bares It! today announced their beneficiaries for the upcoming event on Thursday, January 24, inside The Crystal Ballroom at The Venue, 2345 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors. “We put out a call for not for profit organizations to head to our website, BrowardBares.com, and apply to be one of the two beneficiaries of this year’s event” said Terry DeCarlo, Director of Broward Bares and Partner of WHTN Productions LLC, “We received many applications, all of them doing amazing work for our community and certainly all of them were worthwhile recipients. But…

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    Bisexual People are More Likely to Be Liberal Study Finds

    Bisexual People are More Likely to Be Liberal, Study Finds

    A new study found that bisexual people are more likely than other group to be liberal. Meredith Worthen, a sociologist at the University of Oklahoma, conducted a study entitled “All the Gays Are Liberal?” The study was published December 6 in the Sexuality Research and Social Policy Journal. The study explored “sexuality and gender gaps in political perspectives among college students enrolled at a university in the southern USA.” Worthen looked at political affiliation across categories of sexual identity – lesbian, gay, bisexual, mostly heterosexual, and heterosexual – as well as gender. She initially hypothesized that “liberal social justice perspectives…

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    Pope’s statement on gay priests draws mixed reaction

    Pope’s statement on gay priests draws mixed reaction

    ‘The Church recommends that people with this rooted tendency are not accepted in the ministry,’ Pope Francis told the author of a new book. (Photo by Jeffrey Bruno via Wikimedia Commons) LGBT Catholic leaders say they are troubled over news that surfaced earlier this month that Pope Francis stated in a recently published book that gay men serving as priests “worries me” and that homosexuality has become “fashionable” in some societies. Reports of Francis’ latest comments on homosexuality and gay priests first surfaced in the Italian press on Dec. 1 when a Rome newspaper quoted from an advance copy of…

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    Ann Coulter Describes Democrats As ‘Black Church Ladies’ And ‘College Queers’ Who ‘Hate White Men’

    Ann Coulter Describes Democrats As ‘Black Church Ladies’ And ‘College Queers’ Who ‘Hate White Men’

    In a Tuesday appearance on Fox News’ The Ingraham Angle, conservative pundit Ann Coulter claimed that the only thing tying together the Democratic party is their hatred for white men. “They all hate one another,” Coulter said, discussing the alleged discord between members of the Democratic Party. She went on to list exactly who she thinks Democrats are: “I mean you, have the Muslims and the Jews and the various exotic sexual groups and the black church ladies with the college queers,” Coulter said. “The only thing that keeps the Democratic base together is for them to keep focusing on:…

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    ‘Hamilton’ Comes to The Broward Center

    ‘Hamilton’ Comes to The Broward Center

    It is the SHOW that took Broadway by storm, redefined it, and garnered a ton of awards including many TONYs. Hamilton is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary.  Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, HAMILTON is the story of America then, as told by America now. With book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and music supervision and orchestrations by Alex…

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