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HomoQuotable – Barney Frank

“I can sum up the Republican agenda in nine words: Burning the flag, spurning the fag and earnings that lag.” – Barney Frank, speaking to the Florida GLBT Democratic Caucus, who did not invite Florida’s Democratic Senator Bill Nelson, due to his support of Florida’s gay marriage ban. (via NY Blade.) Trivia: As a freshman Florida state legislator, Bill Nelson ...

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Two Kinds Of Soggy

The heat index in Manhattan is expected to reach 105 today. Right now in San Francisco it’s 55. The cold foggy SF summers that I used to curse? Yeah, kinda nostalgic for them today.

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HomoQuotable – Neil Tennant

“Blog is such an ugly word.” – Pet Shop Boys vocalist Neil Tennant, telling the Guardian that he and bandmate Chris Lowe “do not believe in blogs”. Ouch, Neil. That hurts! OK, fine. Here’s a picture of the three of us from 1999, when we were ALL much prettier. (Waiting in line to meet the Pet Shop Boys in a ...

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Orange Goes Pink

Four years ago, my hometown of Orlando made it illegal to deny housing or to discriminate in the workplace based on sexual orientation. This week much larger Orange County, of which Orlando is the county seat, has added sexual orientation to their list of banned reasons to deny housing. Of course, in Orange County (outside of Orlando) you can still ...

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Pride During Wartime

Reacting to all the press and blogchatter about World Pride in Jerusalem, the organizers are vowing that the event will take place and in Jerusalem. But I have a feeling that the exploding hostilities between Israel and Lebanon may exclipse World Pride, as fear of traveling to the region will likely now keep even the most ardent Pride supporters at ...

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