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New Mexico Governor Loses A Hairstylist Over Gay Marriage Stance

By Sam Stein on The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON — The frontiers of the gay marriage debate keep on expanding.

On Tuesday, Governor Susana Martinez (R-N.M.) lost a hairstylist who refused to clip her locks out of disgust with her opposition to marriage equality.

Antonio Darden, who had cut Martinez’s hair on three occasions and runs Antonio’s Hair Studio in Santa Fe, N.M., re-crafted the notion of civil disobedience when […]

Gay Artist’s Workshop Doesn’t Match Our Values: Villanova

By Teresa Masterson on NBC Philadelphia

Villanova University has canceled a workshop by an often provocative gay performance artist, saying his shows don’t match up with the school’s Catholic values.

Tim Miller tells The Philadelphia Inquirer he was told about the cancellation of next month’s planned workshop on Sunday, and though he says it didn’t come as a big surprise, he told the Inquirer that, “Times have changed” […]

High-Profile Poker Player Comes Out

By Neal Broverman on Advocate.com

Jason Somerville, a professional card player who won the 2011 World Series of Poker, came out on his blog on Valentine’s Day.

The Stony Brook, N.Y.-based player wrote that poker is welcoming to different races and genders, but yet there is not one high-profile gay male player. Somerville decided he would become the first.

“I always knew I wasn’t straight, but I never spoke […]