Watch: Gay at CPAC?

I've heard from political friends about how turning Grindr on in DC almost causes your phone to explode. Well, here are some gays found at this weekend's CPAC. In case you don't know what CPAC is, it is an annual conference with just about every Republican and conservative in attendence. Think Palin and Santorum.

Anyhoos, watch above.

RIP Leonard Nimoy: Live Long and Prosper

His last tweet…

 

 

Watch this Hilarious Reply to a Brazilian Politician’s Calls for ‘Heterosexual Pride’

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You all know how I love Brazilians!

Originally posted on TIME:

Activists in Brazil have made a poignant parody video after a senior politician announced that there should be a day to celebrate heterosexual rights.

Eduardo Cunha, the president of Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies, asked the government to consider making Dec. 3 “heterosexual pride” day, reports the BBC.

Cunha’s remarks, not surprisingly, caused offense and inspired a group of filmmakers called Põe Na Roda to make a parody video exploring the fictional problems that straight people face.

Problems like, “Yesterday I was arrested because I was straight.”

The video has gone viral in the South American country, clocking more than 100,000 YouTube views in just a few days.

But the tongue-in-cheek video has a serious message.

“There’s no reason for straight people to have their own day,” Pedro Henrique Mendes Castilho, who made the film, told the BBC. “They have all the rights, they are not a minority group. I made…

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Things Are Improving: Mexico’s Marriage Equality Map

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The situation for marriage equality in Mexico is as interesting as it is complex. Via Buzzfeed:

Courts in more than two-thirds of Mexico’s 31 states have granted same-sex couples the right to marry over the past two years in a series of rulings that will likely make marriage equality a reality nationwide in the near future. The wave of rulings throughout Mexico hasn’t caused the uproar that has followed rulings in the United States over the past year striking down state laws barring same-sex couples from marrying. Couples have not rushed to marry nor have conservatives organized major protests.

This is in part because the technicalities of Mexican law have meant these decisions have been much more narrow in their immediate impact. Each decision applies only to the individuals who have brought the cases, and other same-sex couples will still have to sue in order to marry. It takes multiple cases meeting certain technical requirements for the courts to nullify a state law in Mexico — a hurdle that has not yet been met. But with new rulings being announced almost every week — judges in six new states ruled in favor of marriage equality in the first two months of 2015 alone — it seems almost inevitable that this day is coming, say legal experts who have closely followed the litigation.

Finally: A Wearable That Lets You Charge Your Gadgets by Jerking Off

Ah. The press releases I get…

Pornhub today announced the launch of Wankband, a revolutionary wearable technology that generates and stores energy created from self-pleasuring motions to power small electronic devices. The Wankband, which is currently in the development stage, is seeking Be(a)ta testers who can apply at www.thewankband.com (SFW).

“At Pornhub, we’re always thinking of ways to improve the user experience and world as a whole,” said Corey Price, Vice President of Pornhub. “This is how we came up with Wankband, a wearable technology that enables users to create and harvest energy from their ‘daily routines’ to power, for example, a smartphone – or depending on how long one’s routine, a smartphone and a tablet. With millions of hours of video consumed daily, this could have a major impact on power consumption and give much pleasure to Mother Nature.”

The Wankband, which resembles a fitness tracker, uses a small kinetic charger built into the band to generate and store electricity created by motion — specifically, the motion that is usually done while watching porn. To encourage users to save energy by using their Wankbands, Pornhub is creating a “Wanking Warriors program” that offers special rewards.

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