Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Gay Fred Astaire

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Feds Block Merger Of Cell Phone Giants

The Department of Justice today filed suit to block the merger of AT&T and T-Mobile, saying that if the companies were to join, millions of consumers would suffer with higher prices and fewer choices. “AT&T’s acquisition of T-Mobile would eliminate a company that has been a disruptive force through low pricing and innovation by competing aggressively in the mobile wireless ...

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Quote Of The Day – Erwin Chemerinsky

“I continue to believe that the [Supreme] Court will rule, five-to-four, in an opinion authored by Justice Anthony Kennedy, that laws prohibiting marriage equality violate the United States Constitution. Kennedy wrote the Court’s opinions in Romer v. Evans (1996) and Lawrence v. Texas (2003), and I think that he will see his longest-lasting legacy from over a quarter of a ...

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Tony Perkins & The KKK

I’ve blogged many times about Tony Perkins’ ties to the KKK. Today Equality California picks up on Perkins’ racist past in a clip about his attempt to undo California’s LGBT education bill. Watch this!

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October 11th: Utah’s Pink Dot

After seeing JMG posts about Singapore’s now-annual Pink Dot event, activists in Salt Lake City are throwing their own Pink Dot. Very cool.

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Possibly Good News On Prop 8

Via Zack Ford at Think Progress: Goodwin Liu’s nomination to the Ninth Circuit Court may have been derailed by Senate Republicans, but his nomination to California’s Supreme Court is right on track. The Commission on Judicial Appointments will consider Liu’s appointment Wednesday, but the State Bar’s Commission on Judicial Nominations has already given him its highest rating: “exceptionally well-qualified.” It’s ...

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The Little Man Of God

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An Update On Jerry Buell

Eagle-eyed JMG readers have picked up that Orlando’s WFTV-ABC has edited their original story about public school teacher Jerry Buell. The station’s earlier claim that the KKK had threatened to picket the Lake County School Board has vanished. As WFTV was the source for several JMG posts on that issue and since no other news outlet appears to be making ...

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Peter Sprigg: Help! I’m Being Oppressed!

Sprigg is incensed about being characterized as part of a hate group. This is the guy who wants you imprisoned for being gay. This is the guy who announced on national television that it would be a fantastic if the United States would just “export” all its dirty queers to some other country. RELATED: The Charity Give Back Group used ...

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Willie Nelson – Back To The Start

Yes, this is the Coldplay song. Clip description: The film, by film-maker Johnny Kelly, depicts the life of a farmer as he slowly turns his family farm into an industrial animal factory before seeing the errors of his ways and opting for a more sustainable future. Both the film and the soundtrack were commissioned by Chipotle to emphasize the importance ...

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The Return Of Ratty Hairpiece Woman

Focus On The Family’s Ratty Hairpiece Woman (Candi Cushman) goes on and on about the “indoctrination” of students by groups such as GLSEN. Let those kids grow up to be the violent Christian bullies that God meant them to be!

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BRISBANE: Gays Vs. Hate Preachers

With scenes like this one and the ones in Charlotte this weekend, we are fast approaching the moment when these confrontations explode into outright bloody violence. This WILL happen, hear me now.

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Sticker Shock

Good morning, third graders. For more examples of poorly placed price tags, hit this link.

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Tweet Of The Day – Public Policy Polling

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100 Years Of Style In 100 Seconds

I guess this is an ad for something. Cool anyway. (Via – Buzzfeed)

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Matt Barber: Help! I’m Being Oppressed!

“I’ve said this before and I’ll say it right now. The sexual anarchist lobby, this radical, militant lobby, wants three things in this order: they want to see those of us who hold traditional values and have a biblical view of sexual behavior and sexual morality; they want to see us behind bars. Absent that, if that doesn’t work, they ...

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The Gay Groupon Launches

Poor Groupon. Aside from being one of the most over-hyped and destined to flameout internet companies since Kozmo, they face hordes of competitors who have not only jumped on their concept, but use similar names as well. Via Techcrunch, here’s the backstory on Gaypon: Before becoming a Gaypon merchant, businesses are put through a background check of sorts, where they ...

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FLORIDA: Students Of “Cesspool” Teacher Share His Homophobic Comments

After being suspended for posting anti-gay comments on his Facebook page, last week Florida teacher Jerry Buell was reinstated when the KKK threatened to picket the local school board in his defense. The defiant Buell said that he did not intend to change his teaching philosophy, which includes speaking “as if Lake County had hired Jesus Christ himself.” Today Equality ...

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The Bad Hair Grad Photo Meme

Yesterday Dan Savage posted the above left photo from 1982, saying, “Who am I to criticize anybody’s style?” At least Dan’s hair appears to be low maintenance. Accomplishing my 1977 feathered swoop required at least thirty minutes with a blow dryer and a round brush. Not to mention enough Aqua Net to eat a sizable ozone hole over Central Florida. ...

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