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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of the promoters, this week’s Swag Tuesday prize is two tickets to Boy George in Concert: All The Hits From Culture Club And Beyond, which takes place August 14th at Terminal 5 in New York City. BOY GEORGE is coming to Terminal 5 to sing “The Hits of Culture Club and Beyond” on Thursday, August 14. It’s his first ...

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Memphis School Board Backs Principal Who Outed Students

According to the school board of Memphis, the principal who outed two gay students did nothing wrong. You may recall last week’s story in which the ACLU demanded that Hollis F. Price Middle High School Principal Daphne Beasley be reprimanded for her actions. According to the ACLU, Beasley included the two boys on a list she posted of students thought ...

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Mildred Loving, 68

Mildred Loving, the black woman whose fight against Virginia’s ban on interracial marriage led to the Supreme Court overturning all such laws nationwide, has died at age 68. Loving’s cause of death was not disclosed. Loving and her white husband, Richard, changed history in 1967 when the U.S. Supreme Court upheld their right to marry. The ruling struck down laws ...

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Hillary’s Gas Tax Holiday

While I can see how not having a car might influence my opinion, a gas tax holiday is just insanity at a time when state governments like New York are facing deficits of over $20B. (Clip created by Lee Stranahan, who’s now blogging at Huffington Post.)

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“Boys Are Boys, Girls Are Girls”

In Racine, Wisconsin: A Park High School student who thought he might have a shot at being prom queen could still get crowned king. School officials have said they won’t allow Uriel Gomez, 18, to stay on the girls’ ballot for prom court, which could have put him in the running for queen. Park students started voting for prom court ...

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Evangelicals: We Have Become Useful Idiots

Some evangelical leaders say America’s Christians have been become too political and are asking Christian groups to sign a manifesto pledging to reform. Conservative Christian leaders who believe the word “evangelical” has lost its religious meaning plan to release a starkly self-critical document saying the movement has become too political and has diminished the Gospel through its approach to the ...

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Paid Family Leave For Garden State Gays

In another step forward towards marriage equality, New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine signed a law on Friday which mandates paid family leave for same-sex partners as well as married heterosexuals. Under the New Jersey law, workers can apply for up to six weeks off to care for a newborn or newly adopted child, or a sick parent, child, spouse or ...

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Gay Rugger Break

Fellow blogger Jess, the official photographer of the Gotham Knights, sent me along the link to his photo gallery of last week’s match against Landsdowne. (Gotham is in the blue and gold uniforms.) Next week Gotham plays in the Long Island Rugby Tournament in Lido Beach.

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HomoQuotable – Pete Burns

“I view marriage as a sacred institution. I think two men naturally are predators. Gay relationships are a commercial break, not a whole movie. The relationships I’m aware of, apart from one … it’s as though there’s some kind of emotional inadequacy or narcissism, where they feel emotionally inadequate and need more validation, from either a father figure or a ...

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