5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 21

1. Rapper Eminem raised some eyebrows when he revealed in an interview with Vulture that he was playing the field post-divorce and trying online dating — including Grindr, known primarily as a gay hookup app. ...
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What they say: CNN covers two gay gaffes

Headline News highlighted two gay media stories this week. The first was a feature on an Anderson Cooper interview about the trailer for the movie “The Dilemma” and its use of a “gay” joke by actor Vince Vaughn.

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) is calling for the joke to be pulled from the trailer, first posted online. It has since been removed from the internet but continues to play in theatrical trailers.

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Outspoken: Eminem, Betty White and more…

Rap star Eminem recently came out in support of gay marriage

“I think if two people love each other, then what the hell? I think that everyone should have the chance to be equally miserable, if they want.”

— Rapper Eminem, who has previously been criticized for anti-gay lyrics, supporting gay marriage in an interview with the New York Times Magazine (The Guardian, June 18)