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Naked Filth

Joe Birdsong and the folks at the late great Rapture Books have found an interesting venue for their Reading For Filth series – the West Village loft where scenes from Cruising were filmed. At the new venue, the performers read naked. Oh, and if you attend, you can be too. On Saturday, June 28th, the folks from Rapture present another ...

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BiQuotable – Tila Tequila

“It is because of me. I definitely think my show has helped the movement. Before it came out, everyone was still a little apprehensive about it. Then they realized, ‘Wow, everyone is really into this stuff, and it is fine.’ The next thing you know, gay marriage is legal.” – Reality show star Tila Tequila, taking credit for the legalization ...

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The Fundies Are Getting Desperate

Check this out: A conservative Christian legal group on Thursday made a last-ditch effort to stop gay marriage from becoming legal in California by asking a midlevel appeals court to temporarily prohibit county clerks from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The Virginia-based Liberty Counsel, in a petition with the 1st District Court of Appeal in San Francisco, argued that ...

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Fox News Hits New Low (And You Thought It Couldn’t Be Done)

Via Pam Spaulding comes word of the latest racist outrage perpetrated by Fox News: calling Michelle Obama “Obama’s Baby Mama!” Unfuckingbelievable. Oliver Willis: So here’s the thing (because during this campaign I’m apparently learning that we black people have our own secret code and hand signals so this stuff has to be explained like you are speaking to a child ...

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Karma Chameleon

Boy George will be performing a free concert for the New York Department of Sanitation at their Family Day event on August 17th as thanks for their kindness to him during his court-ordered stint with them last year. George: “The people I worked alongside showed great kindness to me at a very difficult time, and I wanted to thank them ...

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NYPD Considers Tasers For Cops

The NYPD is considering equipping all cops with Tasers. However: Four days before a consultant suggested the NYPD expand its use of Tasers, the country’s biggest stun gun manufacturer was hit with a $6 million verdict for the death of a California man. A federal jury found that Arizona-based Taser International should have better warned Salinas, Calif., police that the ...

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HomoQuotable – Katherine Patrick

“Because, of course, he didn’t know that I was gay then. So, for someone so publicly to fight for something that doesn’t even affect him was just like, ’That’s my dad,’ you know? That’s all I could think. I was very, very proud to be part of this family, and this state in general.” – Katherine Patrick, 18 year old ...

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