Monthly Archives: July 2013

MN Dems Congratulate Newlyweds

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Scott Lively Has The Documentary Sadz

“Any American who has ever watched their favored candidate for office being unfairly smeared in a television commercial knows the destructive power of lies and misrepresentation in film. Both the Democrat and Republican parties are masters at twisting and spinning facts to destroy their opponents. But nobody is better at malicious propaganda than the political left on the issue of ...

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“Ex-Gays” Protest At Supreme Court

Christopher Doyle wants his “ex-gay” equal rights!

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Headline Of The Day

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Wingnut Tries To Stop RI Marriage

Same-sex marriage becomes legal tomorrow in Rhode Island and the wingnuts are flailing about in their usual desperation to stop it. Ronald L’Heureux, a cofounder of the Faith Alliance to Preserve the Sanctity of Marriage as Defined by God, brought a petition and complaint to the court on Tuesday morning and sought a temporary restraining order to stop the law ...

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Rush Limbaugh: The Democrats Will Nominate Chris Christie For President

The latest from master prognosticator Rush Limbaugh: The next presidential election is still three years away, but top-rated radio host Rush Limbaugh is already making a bold prediction about who will be the likely nominee for the Democratic Party. “I think it’s going to be Chris Christie,” Limbaugh said on his national program Tuesday. “I think the contest in 2016, ...

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MSNBC Host Thomas Roberts On Weiner’s Accuser: This Chick Is So Batshit

MSNBC host Thomas Roberts got a little potty-mouthed this afternoon, drawing snickers across the Twitterverse. Roberts later apologized on-air for his language.

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The Daily Show On Pope Francis

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TONIGHT: 42 Gay Couples To Marry At Midnight At Minneapolis City Hall

NPR Minnesota reports: The city of Minneapolis is hosting an extravaganza at City Hall tonight where Mayor R.T. Rybak will officiate at the marriage of 42 same-sex couples. The celebration, which will stretch well into Thursday morning, includes performances by local musicians, a brass quintet and a reception at the nearby Hotel Minneapolis. Rybak staffer Andy Holmaas, who helped organize ...

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Signorile Interviews Stoli CEO

Yesterday Michelangelo Signorile interviewed Stoli CEO Val Mendeleev on his new Sirius XM show. Audio of the full interview is at the bottom of this post. In response to the boycott, Mendeleev said the company is in the beginning phase of seeking a group to which it could donate money to help fight the anti-gay government repression in Russia, and ...

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LGBT Groups Launch $2M ENDA Push

A coalition of the LGBT rights groups today announced a $2M campaign to support the passage of ENDA.  Via press release: Today the bipartisan campaign Americans for Workplace Opportunity announced it had formed in order to take advantage of a historic opportunity to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act 19 years after its first introduction — a bill to ban workplace ...

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At NYC’s Russian Consulate Protest

At this writing about 100 activists are demonstrating outside the Russian consulate on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Scott Wooledge is posting photos to the Facebook page for Memeograph.  The bottles of vodka were donated by the Hell’s Kitchen location of the gay sports bar, Boxers. UPDATE: ACT UP is also tweeting photos. The caption on the photo below reads: “@NYPD ...

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Alleged Lewinsky Sex Tape Surfaces

Oh-so-conveniently timed for the 2016 presidential aspirations of Hillary Clinton, the National Enquirer claims to have unearthed an audio “sex tape” recorded by Monica Lewinsky sixteen years ago. A never-before-heard tape of Monica Lewinsky telling then-President Bill Clinton that she could ‘take all my clothes off’ if he agreed to an illicit meeting with her has reportedly surfaced. The tape, ...

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Petition Of The Day

The petition has been launched by Truth Wins Out: NBC’s Olympic coverage has long featured myriad human interest pieces, about the athletes competing, and about all aspects of life in the home nation. There is more than enough time in prime time Olympic coverage for hard-hitting pieces exposing the reality of what LGBT people, political dissidents and other minorities face ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Lawyer For Killer Of Mark Carson To Present Insanity Defense

The lawyer for Elliot Morales, the man who murdered Mark Carson on a West Village street corner in May, said yesterday that he intends to present an insanity defense. Court-appointed defense lawyer Kevin Canfield served notice that he intends to present psychiatric evidence at trial. “It could be temporary insanity,” Canfield told reporters, declining to describe Morales’ reported mental state ...

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HomoQuotable – Christopher Doyle

“We want federal protection just as gays are given. Ex-gays also need to be given protection. We’re not discriminated against because we’re living heterosexual lives; we’re discriminated against because we’re former homosexuals and we dare to have a different viewpoint, an opposing viewpoint. Justice Kennedy, in his DOMA decision, basically said that gays and lesbians deserve the right to marry ...

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New York’s Forbidden Vanity Plates

Thanks to a Freedom Of Information Act demand, the state of New York has handed over its previously secret list of banned vanity plates. Via Village Voice: The agency says it’s meant to be “a guideline to the DMV employee who screens personalized license plate applications for offensive or objectionable words or phrases or messages.” And what a list it ...

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Weiner: Quitting Isn’t How NYC Rolls

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US Olympic Committee: We’re Working To Ensure Safety At Sochi Olympics

In a letter sent to sporting organizations, the US Olympic Committee has vowed that it is working to ensure the safety of all attendees and participants at the Sochi Olympics. Chris Geidner reports at Buzzfeed: “The Olympic Charter prohibits any form of discrimination and clearly calls out the practice of sport as a human right that should be available to ...

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Liberal Group Zings GOP Rep. Steve King

Mediaite reports: Over the past few weeks, Iowa Congressman Steve King showed that he’s not one to mince words on illegal immigration. He might, however, want to look into how to rip videos. King sent out a fundraising email to his supporters Monday morning with a video of a speech from last year, in which he argued that America’s immigration ...

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