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Hate Crimes Bill Vote May Come Today

Senators Ted Kennedy (D-MA) and Gordon Smith (R-OR) have attached the Senate hate crimes bill, the Matthew Shepard Act, to a Department of Defense reauthorization bill which may come to a vote as early as today. Call your Senators NOW and urge their support of S.1105. The right wing has been burying Senators with calls opposing the bill. Call them ...

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Naugle Loses Bid To Stop Gay Library Move

Over the protests of Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle, the city commission voted to allow the Stonewall gay and lesbian book collection to be housed on city property. The archive is currently stored in a commerical property that is being redeveloped. Commissioners voted 3-2 to approve the Stonewall Library and Archives request to move the extensive book, magazine and video ...

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HomoQuotable- Molly McKay

“We are optimistic and hope this will shed some light on this issue and not have a potential cheap laugh and negative impact on couples fighting for their lives right now. It does have radical impact on same-sex couples and their families.” – Marriage Equality director Molly McKay, speaking about I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry, a film opening ...

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A Hotter Potter

Tonight my buddy Captain Steve plus-one’d me for a screening of Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix at the Time-Warner screening room above Columbus Circle. The movie was much less gory than the last installment in the series, but it was also darker, more brooding, with much less humor than has been evident in the last four films. Harry ...

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The Greatest Entrance In Drag History

Tandi Iman Dupree, contestant in the Miss Black American pageant, makes the greatest entrance in drag history. Give the clip about 30 seconds for her to appear. Eternal thanks to Johnny Is A Man for the heads-up. Tandi is totally made of the awesome.

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PhoboQuotable – David Vitter

“This is a real outrage. The Hollywood left is redefining the most basic institution in human history, and our two U.S. senators won’t do anything about it. We need a U.S. senator who will stand up for Louisiana values, not Massachusetts values.” – From the campaign site of Sen. David Vitter (R-LA), who today was revealed to have been a ...

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Logo To Host Presidential Debate

LOGO and the Human Rights Campaign will be hosting a debate for presidential candidates on August 9th at 6pm. So far, only Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama have confirmed their appearance on the one-hour commercial-free show, which will film live on LOGO before a studio audience with live streaming on LOGOonline.com. Out rocker Melissa Etheridge and HRC head Joe Solomonese ...

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NY Times: Reject Holsinger

In an editorial called “A Nominee’s Abnormal Views“, today the NY Times Op-Ed page calls for Congress to reject Dr. James Holsinger as Surgeon General, saying, “The Senate should not confirm a surgeon general who considers practicing homosexuals abnormal and diseased.” An excerpt: His [Holsinger’s] strongest statement on homosexuality can be found in a murky, loosely reasoned paper that he ...

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Miami TV Host Fired For Accidental Slur

Luisa Fernanda, a television personality on Miami’s popular Spanish-language Cotorreando show, has been fired by the station’s parent company, Telemundo, for inadvertently using a disparaging slang word for gay men. Fernanda, who is Mexican, did not know that in Cuban Spanish the word for grouper, “cherna”, is considered a pejorative term for a gay man. Telemundo fired Fernanda on June ...

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