Mattel’s new toy, Liam Neeson’s horse debate, 719 new planets and more you should know this week

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Here’s a roundup of nerdy news from this week. Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange files for bankruptcy With speculations of the firm’s demise just days before its official announcement, the bankruptcy took down with it 750,000 bitcoins from users and 100,000 of its own, translating to about $425 million in recent … Continue reading

ICYMI: What you should know this week, February 21 2014

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‘Fantastic Four’ reboot has been cast! We know you’ve been dying to see which actors will join the film reboot of the Marvel comic. Luckily for you, the cast was announced this past week, and although there’s some contention surrounding this, we can all agree that the upcoming film has … Continue reading

Gay organization, Geeks OUT!, protests ‘Ender’s Game’


Ender’s Game is quickly becoming one of the most anticipated films of the fall season, but like many films, it is facing social protesting by gay organization Geeks Out. The author of the Ender’s Game series, Orson Scott Card, is a well-known gay-rights opponent who has actively expressed his opinion … Continue reading

Mark Ruffalo fully endorses “Science Bros” meme


One peculiar thing some fans took away from The Avengers long after the movie was no longer in theaters, was the fictional relationship between Tony Stark and Bruce Banner. The fan community “Science Bros” has been known for creating numerous images and Gifs, some of them NSFW, that illustrate Bruce and Tony relationship being … Continue reading

DC debuts first transgender character in mainstream comics

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This is definitely an announcement so big that DC has turned to a big media outlet to reveal the first transgender character in mainstream comics. The character is that of Alysia Yeoh, who reveals to Barbara Gordon (AKA Batgirl) that she is transgender in today’s issue of Batgirl #19. Not … Continue reading

EA defends same-sex romance in games


So Electronic Arts sucks at basic business ethics. That much we can more or less agree on. As far as basic human rights go, however, they at least seem to practice some semblance of common sense, and their support for LGBT groups is showing more and more lately. It’s been … Continue reading

Why You Should Attend LGBT-Centric ‘Bent-Con’ Next Year

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It’s true; gay people do have an agenda. It’s an agenda that everyone must be informed about, because it’s going to soon make your next door neighbor gay. And the creators of Bent-Con is slowly helping move that agenda along, positioning itself to be a notable force in the nerd-tainment … Continue reading

It’s Not Gay When It’s in a 3-Way

Justin Timberlake and Andy Samberg are at it again with another Digital Short, after their “Dick in a Box” and “Motherlover” music sensations, called “3-Way (The Golden Rule)”, featuring Lady Gaga. Remember the Golden Rule when it comes to 3 ways. 3-Way The Golden Rule lyrics. Featuring Justin Timberlake, Andy … Continue reading