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Dobson Wins Round With IRS

Despite his endorsing of candidates in 2004, Focus On The Family head James Dobson has been cleared of IRS charges that he endangered the group’s non-profit status, ruling that he acted as an individual, not on behalf of the ministry. Under IRS rules, non-profits can speak out about issues and lobby lawmakers, but they cannot back specific candidates. Liberal watchdog ...

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Fake Wedding Announcement = $1.5M

Two New York men have filed a $1.5M defamation lawsuit against American University after their alumni paper published a fake wedding announcement stating that the two “life partners” had married in Boston. American Magazine published the announcement apparently without fact-checking with the two men, who are not gay. The announcement also noted that one of the men was a founder ...

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Craig Works To Overturn Conviction

Larry Craig’s lawyer will file court papers today, seeking to overturn Craig’s disorderly conduct conviction on the grounds that he was under extreme stress after being hounded by journalists about his sexual orientation. According to the lawyer, that pressure caused Craig to plead guilty to the lesser plea following his sex sting arrest. In other Craig news, Sun Valley Online ...

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Reminder: Last Day For 2257 Objections

A couple of weeks I mentioned that today would be the last day to object to Section 2257, the government’s plan to require that social networking/hookup sites have your driver’s license on file. If you have not yet done so, please go the the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force’s site for an easy to copy protest letter.

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California Approves Gay Marriage. Again.

For the second time, today the California legislature approved same-sex marriage. And Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is expected to veto the gay marriage bill as he did in 2005. He has until October 14th to sign or veto. California presently permits same-sex couples to register as domestic partners. Equality California Executive Director Geoff Kors said, “We call on the governor to ...

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Tomorrow: Blowoff NYC

Justice, MSTRKRFT, SebastiAn, and Van She are among the cutting edge dance artists you’ll hear tomorrow night when Bob Mould and Rich Morel at long last bring Blowoff, their smash monthly dance party, to NYC’s Highline Ballroom. After years of blowing the roof off DC’s cavernous 9:30 Club, the party’s highly-anticipated NYC debut has Gotham buzzing. It appears that every ...

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Broadway Friday

– NY Times former theater critic Frank Rich, once known as the “Butcher of Broadway”, will appear on David Letterman tonight to promote the paperback release of his hit book, The Greatest Story Ever Sold: The Decline and Fall of Truth in Bush’s America. For better or worse, Rich is “credited” with bringing Disney to Broadway, after his column “The ...

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