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Since the disco era of the 70s, the Village People have been a mainstay on dance floors, in arenas, and virtually every other gathering.

You'd be hard-pressed to find a person who doesn't know the YMCA dance or the chorus to Macho Man.

Even President Donald Trump has used their songs in his rallies—most recently on his visit to India, where over 100,000 people watched the President enter to Macho Man, much to the glee of his supporters.

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Far-Right radio host Rush Limbaugh received widespread backlash earlier this month after laughing at the idea of gay South Bend, Indiana Mayor and 2020 Presidential contender Pete Buttigieg kissing his husband on a debate stage next to "Mr. Man," President Donald Trump.

Despite the backlash, Limbaugh recently revealed that Trump himself called and told him not to apologize for his words about Buttigieg, leaving some to question whether Trump was sincere when he said recently that he wouldn't have a problem with a gay President.

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President Donald Trump awarded far-Right radio host Rush Limbaugh the Presidential Medal of Freedom at his State of the Union address earlier this month.

Days later, Limbaugh made even more headlines when he scoffed at the idea that gay South Bend, Indiana Mayor and 2020 presidential contender Pete Buttigieg would kiss his husband on a debate stage next to "Mr. Man" Donald Trump.

Despite massive outcry against the homophobic remarks, Limbaugh has yet to apologize.

Now, we know why.

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On Tuesday, a Republican in the Virginia House of Delegates invited Reverend Robert Grant Jr. of the Father's Way Church in Warrenton, Virginia to give the opening prayer.

The minister took the opportunity to share his homophobic and transphobic views.

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As if the Iowa Caucuses weren't chaotic enough, one caucus goer was stunned to learn that former South Bend, Indiana Mayor and 2020 presidential contender, Pete Buttigieg, is gay.

Unlike the vast majority of Democrats, the woman wanted to withdraw her paper vote for Mayor Pete because she didn't believe a gay person could belong in the White House.

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House Republicans within the Republican Study Committee are attempting to pressure Amazon into reviving the sale of a gay conversion therapy book series on its platforms.

Vice News reports that some members of the committee distributed a handout urging fellow members—about 70% of the total number of Republican representatives—to urge Amazon to offer books by Dr. Joseph Nicolosi, author of such gems as A Parent's Guide to Preventing Homosexuality and Reparative Therapy of Male Homosexuality. The company recently banned the books from the site because it violated Amazon's rules.

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Vice President Mike Pence is infamous for his anti-LGBTQ positions. He once sought to divert HIV funding in favor of conversion therapy, and once said LGBTQ people posed a threat of societal collapse.

So it may not come as a surprise that Pence rushed to the defense of the Trump administration after it wouldn't approve US embassies abroad to fly rainbow flags in celebration of LGBTQ Pride month.

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