Monthly Archives: October 2008

Today: Double Your Donation To Prop 8 With The Help Of Tim Gill

Tim Gill, the founder of software giant Quark and gay social network Connextion, has made a $100K matching donation to No On 8. Gill said “Proposition 8 needs all of our support to be defeated and protect marriage for gays and lesbians not just in California, but across the country. This amendment would eliminate the equal treatment of all Californians ...

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Bill Clinton Says No On 8

Via Equality California: In a telephone call to California voters, President Clinton delivers the following message regarding the unfairness of Proposition 8: “This is Bill Clinton calling to ask you to vote NO on Proposition 8 on Tuesday, November 4th. Proposition 8 would use state law to single out one group of Californians to be treated differently — discriminating against ...

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New From Republicans Against 8

Republicans Against 8 reference an anti-gay proposition opposed by Ronald Reagan, then close with the clip of the Governator telling the LCR that he opposes Prop 8. Does anyone know if this has been seen anywhere besides YouTube?

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Barricade Your Houses!
The Homos Are Coming!

Photo caption from the Orange County Register: Peggy and Terence Carey adjust wind-blown signs after placing 54 ‘Yes on 8’ signs on their front lawns. The Fullerton couple were motivated after vandals first began stealing the 2 signs they put up initially. They now take them all in at night. They are now more than ever determined to exercise their ...

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NYPD Entrapping Gay Men At Adult Shops

Duncan Osbourne at Gay City News reports on the NYPD’s entrapment of gay men patronizing NYC’s adult bookstores. One example of how their trap works: Robert Pinter was looking for a DVD and perhaps a good time when he visited Blue Door Video on First Avenue in the East Village. He was approached by an attractive young Asian-American man. “He ...

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Broadway Friday

– The revival of David Mamet’s American Buffalo begins previews tonight at the Belasco Theater. Leads: John Leguizamo and Cedric The Entertainer. -It’s her party. Leslie Gore performs tonight at Metropolitan Museum in the Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium. Tickets $50. -Addams Family: The Musical will stage its world premier in Chicago in the fall of 2009 before its Broadway debut. ...

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Prop 8: The Final Poll

Here’s a graphic of the Field Poll results I posted early this morning.

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Tomorrow: 70,000 Wingnuts To Descend On San Diego To Battle Gay Marriage

Man, that is one scary voice. From the Mercury-News: For Proposition 8 supporters who feel the ballot measure is a line in the sand defending “traditional marriage” as being only between a man and a woman, the stakes are just as high. “This vote on whether we stop the gay-marriage juggernaut in California is Armageddon,” Charles Colson, the former Nixon ...

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Don’t Touch

6 Train, Thursday, 7pm A five year-old boy is swinging from the grab pole in the middle of the train. Mom: Don’t touch the pole. It has germs on it.Kid: You say that about everything.Mom: Everything has germs. Don’t touch anything. Kid: What about people?Mom: People have the most germs. Don’t touch people.Kid: Fine. I won’t touch you either.Mom: I’m ...

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McCain To Appear On SNL

This Saturday: John McCain is set to appear on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” just three days before the presidential election. Aides say the Republican presidential candidate will make a detour from battleground states to the late-night weekend show that has been a must-watch for many during the political season. Earlier this month, McCain running mate Sarah Palin and her impersonator, ...

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R Is For Rename

On Tuesday, San Franciscans get to vote on Prop R – the renaming of a local sewage treatment plant after George W. Bush. Proponents will hold an Election Night party at City Hall hosted by drag impresario Peaches Christ. Yes On R!

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Closures Rock Magazine World

So many magazines have folded or cut back on frequency in the last week that it’s impossible to keep up. Gawker ticks off a few casualties: The publishing landscape is so bloodied right now that it’s hard to keep track of all the corpses. This month has seen the end of Radar, Men’s Vogue, CosmoGirl, 02138, Culture + Travel plus ...

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Hitting Back At Elizabeth Dole

Now it’s a “I’M more Christian than YOU are!” contest.

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The Scariest House On The Block

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Rachel Maddow Interviews Obama

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Samuel Jackson Says No On 8

An excellent new clip from Samuel L. Jackson appeals to black voters.

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Latest Poll: Yes On 8 Down By 5

The latest Field Poll, released last night: Over the past six weeks, a proposed constitutional amendment that would end same-sex marriage in California has gained substantial ground but still trails by a five-point margin heading into Tuesday’s election. A new Field Poll shows Proposition 8, one of the most closely watched state ballot measures in years, is supported by 44 ...

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NYC Election Night LGBT Party

I imagine a few of us would relish an opportunity to speak to Christine Quinn about a couple things. But hey, why ruin a great night?

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Ashley Todd Gets Off With Probation

Ashley Todd, the 20 year-old McCain campaign worker who falsely claimed she’d been attacked by a black mugger/Obama supporter, has struck a deal in which she will be on probation for one year, provided she gets mental counseling. Under the agreement, her criminal record will be expunged after if she stays out of trouble and gets mental treatment on probation. ...

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Do You Believe In Life After Bush?

Cher Barack’d the vote on the Today Show this morning, saying she could never vote for a Republican. Video here.

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