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2014-06-05 12:38:09

New survey finds Judy Garland, Liza Minnelli and Barbra Streisand are not as relevant to young gay men BOSTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack'd, the fastest growing gay app in the world, today announced that its members voted Michael Sam of the St. Louis Rams as the top new gay icon for 2014. The nomination is the first in a series of announcements resulting from a user poll that surveyed the global Jack'd community on attitudes about gay pride and LGBT celebrities who inspired...

2014-03-27 23:22:09

New policy brief from The Fenway Institute analyzes state efforts to gather sexual orientation data on Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Surveys, including Southern and Plains/Mountain states. Fenway recommends all 50 states ask these questions every year. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 The Fenway Institute today issued “a call to action” to state health departments, urging them to ask questions about sexual orientation on their Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System...

2014-02-13 12:25:11

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Late gay activist Harry Hay said history knew more about gay people than it knew it knew. "That's So Gay: Outing Early America," running through October 17, at the Library Company, proves the point. Benjamin Franklin's library, with its extensive collections of books, prints, ephemera, and photographs covering more than three centuries of early American history, contains stories about all kinds of loves and gender...

2013-11-05 11:43:47

Men who identify themselves as heterosexual are three times more likely to categorize bisexuality as "not a legitimate sexual orientation," an attitude that can encourage negative health outcomes in people who identify as bisexual, according to an analysis led by University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health researcher Mackey Friedman, Ph.D., M.P.H. The results of the survey, sponsored by the Indiana University Bloomington, will be presented today at the American Public Health...

2013-06-27 23:41:01

Gay dating expert and author Selrach Smith helps you take control of your dating life. New York (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Navigating the arena of gay dating can be a challenging world of headache and heartache. As a veteran of both the armed forces and the gay dating world, author Selrach Smith offers his new book, R U Looking?, as an up-to-date guidebook full of advice on how to approach dating in the gay community. Smith shares his story and provides advice for those people who are trying...

2013-02-14 23:01:49

New laws mandate new types of records for the court information website. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 CourtRecords.us.org has begun to upload same-sex marriage and divorce records into their public records database and more and more states legalize gay marriage, company officials said yesterday. “We've had to change our system around a bit to accommodate gay marriage and eventually gay divorce records,” said company spokesman Josh Fraser. “We held back for a...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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