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Andrew Cuomo wins NY primary

Andrew Cuomo and Kathy Hochul win NY Democratic Gubernatorial primary

Andrew Cuomo won a decisive victory on Tuesday night in the New York Gubernatorial primary.  However, his closest opposition had a far better showing than expected.

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Neil Patrick Harris, David Burtka marry

Neil Patrick Harris David Burtka tie the knot.

[photo via Twitter]

Neil Patrick Harris and David Burka tied the knot over the weekend in Italy.

The guys evidently wore custom made Tom Ford tuxedos, and their fraternal twins were also a part of the ceremony.  Pam Fryman, the long-time director of How I Met Your Mother, officiated the service.

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Cabaret Review: BenDeLaCreme

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A little bit Lypsinka, a little bit Mummenchanz – certainly not what I expected when going to see a cabaret act from Drag Race alum BenDeLaCreme. Oh sure, there was plenty of other stuff in line with other drag cabarets I’ve seen: goofy song parodies, wisecracking comedy and so forth. But DeLa has something more sophisticated to offer, in a show with a seductive strangeness that creeps up on you.

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Cabaret Review: Nellie McKay

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Nellie McKay is a highly individual talent, a supreme stylist, with wild, crazy creativity and substantial musical intelligence to match her razor-like interpretive ability. McKay has become something of a specialist in biographical cabarets – experimental performance art meets high society cabaret – and has put together another such special show about Billy Tipton, a jazz pianist who was discovered to have been a woman after his death.

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Gay marriage: who can, who can not

The state of gay marriage

With all of the recent court rulings and pending cases around the country, most people aren’t sure what the state of gay marriage is in the United States.  Currently gay marriages can legally be performed in the District of Columbia and 19 states.  Those states are: California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington.

However, it looks like several others might soon join in on the marriage equality sweep.  Several cases challenges gay marriage bans are being heard this month.

Seattlepi.com has a good breakdown of the current state of gay marriage lawsuits on their website.  Here’s how it looks:

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