1. Sia recently came under fire on Twitter for collaborating with Eminem on his new album.
Eminem recently had an interview with Rolling Stone in which he said that he couldn’t understand why people would call his lyrics, which use the word “faggot,” homophobic.
2. Songwriter and editor Keo Nozari confronted Sia about her collaboration with the rapper on Twitter, prompting thoughtful responses from her.
9. Yesterday, SheWired reported that Sia will be donating proceeds from the collaboration to the LA Gay and Lesbian Center.
10. Although it is unconfirmed, the donations are said to benefit many parts of the center, including its 50-bed shelter.
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- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Cuba later this summer for the opening of a U.S. embassy there.
- The U.S. Episcopal Church, which appointed an out gay bishop in 2003, has voted to let clergy perform religious same-sex marriages.