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Via: AxelWinterMusic
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Australian musician Axel Winter was getting ready to perform at Sydney Mardi Gras last weekend, when he noticed a man with a Bible spewing anti-gay rhetoric on the street.

“He was saying hateful things towards gay people themselves. He said at one point ‘today is the day that god hates you most,'” he told Gay Star News.

So he decided to fight back, by drowning out the man’s words with music.

Axel and some other musicians near the Pitt Street Mall set up their things and started playing Cyndi Lauper’s “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” as the crowd cheered them on.

At one point he even took some liberties with the lyrics singing “some boys take a beautiful boy and they hide her away from the rest of the world.”

The plan worked, and eventually the preacher left.

Winter says he was raised a Christian, but he thinks everyone should be treated with respect.

“Thank you Sydney for taking a stand for equality,” he wrote on Facebook. “Whether you’re homosexual or transgender or even just confused, you’re still my friend.”

parenting dating lgbtq A Mom may have Just Placed the First Gay Dating Ad in India for her Son
Via: The Daily Dot
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A mother in India recently placed a matrimonial ad in the paper for her adult, gay son. It might seem like it would only be a little embarrassing for 36 year old activist Harish Iyer to have his mom get involved in his love life but it's actually groundbreaking. It is thought to be the first same-sex dating ad placed in an Indian newspaper. In fact many papers refused to publish it.

Iyer told the Times of India that they've gotten a few responses so far but he plans on taking his time to decide on the right man. 

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Via: RevoltingPenguins
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Anti-gay protesters were picketing outside the Carolina Rebellion rock festival at the Charlotte Motor Speedway earlier this month, so one of the attendees decided to pull a clever little prank on them.

The concert goer noticed that the website they were promoting on their signs, WarningsofWrath.com, had expired, so he/she purchased the domain.

The prankster then redirected it to an extremely WARNING gay pr0n site called “ScaryF-ckers.com.”

This isn’t exactly in line with their message, but it’s sure to spark some wrath among the group.

A “pastor” with “Warnings of Wrath” has a Blogger account with a post that explains the meaning behind their name, and that page also currently includes a link to the pr0n site.

Hijacking domains as a form of protest has been happening a lot lately, particularly with theRepublican presidential candidates who failed to secure all of their domains before announcing their candidacy.