PSA of the Day: Gays Beware

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Actors Jesse Tyler Ferguson and George Takei address how to deal with homophobic neighbors in this delightful parody of the 1961 short propaganda film Boys Beware brought to you by Funny Or Die.

Chick-fil-A Chickens Out of the Day

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Chick-fil-A Chickens Out of the Day
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Chick-fil-A has promised that its WinShape Foundation will quit funding socially conservative groups that oppose gay marriage, according to Chicago advocacy group the Civil Rights Agenda:

In meetings the company executives clarified that they will no longer give to anti-gay organizations, such as Focus on the Family and the National Organization for Marriage.

Seems like great news, except for one small detail: NOM president Brian Brown says, "WinShape never gave to us."

Too bad -- guess we'll have to hear it straight from the chicken's beak.

Say What Now of the Day

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Say What Now of the Day
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Maryland state delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr. recently sent a letter to Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti, in an attempt to discourage linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo's support of a state ballot initiative that would legalize gay marriage.

The letter didn't sit well with Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe, who unleashed an all-out, expletive-laden blitz attacking Mr. Burns' proclivities:

If gay marriage becomes legal, are you worried that all of a sudden you'll start thinking about penis? "Oh sh*t. Gay marriage just passed. Gotta get me some of that hot dong action!" Will all of your friends suddenly turn gay and refuse to come to your Sunday Ticket grill-outs? (Unlikely, since gay people enjoy watching football too.)

[deadspin]

X-Marriage IRL of the Day

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X-Marriage IRL of the Day
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At this year's Dragon*Con, Redditor GreenArrowFL not only re-enacted one of the biggest covers in Marvel history, he married his boyfriend of 20 years in the process.

Awww.

[reddit]

Comic Book Boycott of the Day

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Comic Book Boycott of the Day
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Conservative group One Million Moms is at it again, directing its not-quite-a-million members to boycott Marvel and DC Comics due to recent announcements from both companies about their futures of their gay characters.

DC has revealed that a major character is soon going to come out as gay, while Marvel announced the engagement of superhero Northstar to his boyfriend, Kyle.

These events don't sit will with One Million Moms, whose anti-gay agenda has also led them to protest the wedding of Archie Comics' first gay character, Kevin Keller.

"Children desire to be just like superheroes," said the group in a statement. "Children mimic superhero actions and even dress up in costumes to resemble these characters as much as possible. Can you imagine little boys saying, 'I want a boyfriend or husband like X-Men?'"

The statement goes on to accuse the publishers of trying to "indoctrate [sic] impressionable young minds."

Marvel and DC have yet to respond to the homophobic comments.

[towleroad.]

Obama Ad of the Day

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Glee Best In Show star Jane Lynch narrates President Obama's latest spot, in which he speaks to "Don't Ask Don't Tell," his support of marriage equality, and what's at stake for the LGBT community in November: "You're going to need a strong advocate in the White House. I am that strong advocate. I am that strong advocate."

[barackobama]

Marriage Equality Endorsement of the Day

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Marriage Equality Endorsement of the Day
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Late yesterday, the NAACP announced that the organization was endorsing same-sex marriage via their Twitter. Historically, most African-Americans have been conservative regarding gay marriage, but with strong support from the likes of President Obama, data shows that support has increased over the last year.

[gawker]