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Hate Crimes Surge In Wake Of Prop 8

CORRECTION: The source for the below story incorrectly states the number of hate crimes in California. The number cited is in fact for Santa Clara County only. I’ll update the post with the accurate number shortly. California saw the number of anti-gay hate crimes increase from three in 2007 to 14 last year, leading some to conclude that the contentious ...

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Courage Campaign Asks:
President Obama, Keep Your Promise

The Courage Campaign wants you to sign on to their letter asking President Obama to keep his promise and grant health benefits to the partners of LGBT federal employees. Dear President Barack Obama, Your historic election to the presidency shows that any barrier to equality in America can be overcome. We were especially pleased that you demonstrated a clear commitment ...

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Stephen & Snakes

Our most recent Swag Tuesday winner is Stephen, who will be attending Rites XXX: The Black Party courtesy of the Saint-At-Large. Interestingly, Stephen will not be bestowing his other ticket on his boyfriend. Party in the balcony! I kid, I kid. Advance tickets are available online here. RELATED: The promoters have asked me to mention that despite what this year’s ...

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Vermont Begins Marriage Session

The Vermont legislature just began debating their marriage equality bill. The haters, of course, are out in force. Hundreds of gay marriage opponents have converged on the Vermont Statehouse to lobby lawmakers as the Legislature opens a week’s worth of hearings on a same-sex marriage bill. Cheering and wearing buttons that read “Marriage — A Mother & Father for Every ...

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Don Imus Has Prostate Cancer

Racist shock radio DJ Don Imus revealed today that he’s been diagnosed with nappy-headed prostate cancer. The cancer diagnosis was the latest twist in a storied career of the radio morning man. In 2007, Imus was fired by WFAN after he called the Rutgers women’s basketball team, “nappy-headed hos.” He also lost his MSNBC TV simulcast of his radio show ...

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