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The Printed Blog

An interesting concept out of Chicago – the printed blog – a free daily newspaper that publishes posts from a wide variety of blogs. Amid the din of naysayers who insist that newspapers are on the verge of death, a new company wants to start dozens of new ones — with a twist. Volunteers working for The Printed Blog on ...

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Donors Rescue Log Cabin

A couple of weeks ago we learned that the Log Cabin Republicans were going into 2009 with a substantial debt. Today the Washington Blade reports that things are looking up for the LCR. A number of donors have come to the rescue of the Log Cabin Republicans in an attempt to alleviate the group’s debt of at least $100,000, according ...

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New York Broke From Jobless Claims

So many people have filed for unemployment in 2009, the state of New York has had to borrow money from the feds to pay the claims. Despite paying lower benefits to its jobless residents than other Northeastern states, the state’s unemployment fund has been borrowing about $90 million a week from the federal unemployment trust fund, state officials said. The ...

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New Study: 16% Of Iranian Men Have Had Gay Relationships

Things in Iran aren’t as uptight as Imadinnerjacket wants us to believe. A sociologist at an Iranian university has presented a new study that shows high levels of homosexual experiences among the country’s population. Iran has strict laws against sex outside marriage and other sexual acts such as masturbation. Adultery and same-sex acts are punishable by death. Startling new research ...

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Tonight: Task Force Cocktail Reception

The National Gay & Lesbian Task Force holds a cocktail reception tonight in the West Village to kick off the 2009 New York Leadership Awards. The event takes place at Design Within Reach at 408 W.14 Street from 7pm – 9pm. More details here, where you can RSVP. This here website thingy will be a media sponsor of the awards, ...

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Canadian Polygamists Cite Gay Marriage In Their Defense

The legality of gay marriage is being cited as a defense in the case against Canadian polygamists. Canada’s decision to legalize gay marriage has paved the way for polygamy to be legal as well, a defense lawyer said Wednesday as the two leaders of rival polygamous communities made their first court appearance. The case is the first to test Canada’s ...

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Eight Oscar Nominations For Milk Including Best Picture, Director, Actor, Screenplay

The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button lead the list of 2009 Oscar contenders with 13 nominations, but the big news for us here is Milk’s eight nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director – Gus Van Sant, Best Actor – Sean Pean, Best Supporting Actor – Josh Brolin, and Best Original Screenplay – Dustin Lance Black. BEST PICTURE: Frost/Nixon, Milk, The ...

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