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Teletubby Breaks Into Friend's House, Steals Chinese Takeout

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 29
The purple Teletubby "Tinky Winky" may be a suspected gay, but now cops have tagged his buddy "Laa-Laa" as nothing more than a cheap sneak thief, stealing his friend's Chinese leftovers.

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Culture Features

LGBT History Month Profiles: Orlando Cruz & Billie Holiday

By Mike Halterman | Oct 26
October is LGBT History Month. Each week throughout the month, Hotspots will be profiling two of the people named to Equality Forum's LGBT History Month icon list, to showcase the great things LGBT people have done.

When A Mask Is Not A Mask

By Caleb Rainey | Oct 25
While costumes can be a lot of fun, they have also become a source of contention -- particularly among we millennials who are supposedly more culturally savvy and progressive than our predecessors.

LGBT History Month: Margaret Cho and Lee Daniels

By Mike Halterman | Oct 19
October is LGBT History Month. Each week throughout the month, Hotspots will be profiling two of the people named to Equality Forum's LGBT History Month icon list. This week: Comedian Margaret Cho and filmmaker Lee Daniels.

Queer Comics: A Few of Comic Books' More Groundbreaking LGBT Characters

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Oct 19
Just who's who and who's gay in the four-color world of comics? The question is sometimes open to interpretation, but increasingly just open as gay superheroes emerge from the closet.

LGBT Comic Book Characters Going Mainstream

By Nicole Wiesenthal | Oct 18
When the loveable red-headed Archie of Archie Comics died this year saving his gay best friend Kevin Keller it was a turning in the history of LGBT characters in mainstream comics.

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Culture News

NSFW: Players Get Detailed with 'Sims 4' Nudity Mods

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 23
Crafty players of "The Sims 4" have created mods that allow you to get pretty detailed when creating your sim's nude body.

Dancing Priests Become Internet Sensation

By Trisha Thomas | Oct 23
A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral, following in the footsteps of a now-famous Italian nun whose Alicia Keyes-esque voice won her a singing contest and a record contract.

Harry Styles Erotic Fan Fiction to be Turned into a Movie

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 23
A popular erotic fan fiction based on One Direction singer Harry Styles is being turned into a four installment book series and a feature film.

Honey Boo Boo's Mother Dating Convicted Child Molester?

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 23
Alana "Honey Boo Boo"'s mother, June Shannon, affectionately known as Mama June, is reportedly dating a man who was recently released from prison after serving time for molesting one of June's family members.

Rapper Who Cut Off Penis is Now Doing Stand Up

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 22
The Wu-Tang Clan affiliated rapper who made headlines earlier this year for cutting off his own penis before attempting suicide while allegedly on drugs is shifting his career goals and is now doing stand up.

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