June 18, 2012 | by Phil Reese
Fast Five Fix: June 18
Long Island gay prom

Over 150 LGBT youth and their allies took part in the 12th annual Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth (LIGALY) Promon June 14. (via Queerty - click for more)

Yet another reason I think D.C. is a better gay mecca than San Francisco (sorry S.F. friends): According to Outsports, San Francisco is only now getting their first gay sports bar, Hi-Tops. We’ve had Nellie’s for an era. Now here’s the news!

  • From JoeMyGod: is Dharun Ravi getting early release?
  • From Towleroad: Is Obama’s reelection campaign manager a homophobe?
  • Queerty says the alma mater of Tenn. Sen. Stacey Campfield — the author of the ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill — is fielding requests from current students and alumni to take down his photo from the hall of fame.
  • The New York fifth grader whose winning speech was barred from an all-school assembly for winning speeches because it was about same-sex marriage, will now give his speech, says Towleroad.
  • It may have a funny name, but Bob Jones University now has its own LGBT support group, says Queerty.

Finally, watch the President’s remarks at this weekend’s White House Pride commemoration:

(h/t JoeMyGod)

 

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