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Holsinger Hearing Set For Next Week

Dr. James Ballcock Holsinger’s nomination hearing for U.S. Surgeon General has been set for next week, where he will likely face strong questioning from Senate Health, Education, Welfare and Pensions Committee members Kennedy, Clinton, Obama and others. Most psychiatric and gay rights organizations have come out against Holsinger’s nomination, as well as former Surgeon General Jocelyn Elders. You never know ...

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The Ball Knows

My 5-year old niece got a new American Girl doll, one that looked quite a bit like her, except for the doll’s short bangs. After two weeks of begging, my sister finally relented and cut my niece’s bangs to match the doll. My niece ran to the mirror with glee, but shocked everybody with, “I hate it! I’m ugly! I’M ...

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Flush Naugle Campaign Launches

Equality Florida has a launched a “Flush Naugle” campaign, asking folks to mail Fort Lauderdale’s anti-gay major a roll of toilet paper in protest of his robo-john installation on the gay beach. A quote from Naugle: “I don’t use the word ‘gay.’ I use the word ‘homosexual.’ Most of them aren’t gay. They’re unhappy.” RELATED: I submitted the word “naugle” ...

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LA Is Sorry, So Sorry

In what one city council member called “a major hit to the city’s budget”, a Los Angeles jury yesterday awarded black lesbian firefighter Brenda Lee $6.2M in her discrimination suit against that city’s fire department. Lee returns to court today while the jury considers punitive damages, which could ratchet the award much higher. Earlier this year, a straight male coworker ...

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Johnslist

The next few days could be interesting in Washington as a federal judge just lifted the restraining order preventing the “DC Madam” for releasing her list of 15,000 clients. With that many people on the list, the damage could be widespread, hitting both parties. But judging by what hookers always say about the great business they get from Republican conventions, ...

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New Advances Against Drug-Resistant HIV

Good news on the HIV front: a new investigational drug, Etravirine (a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor) has been shown in combination with Prezista (a protease inhibitor) to be very effective against advanced multi-drug resistant HIV. The just-concluded study took place in 18 countries including at 30 sites in the United States. Prezista is already approved for use in the U.S. ...

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Morning View – Subway Listening Station

Target is running a neat music promotion in the subway with billboard-mounted listening stations that you can plug your headphones right into. There’s only a few record stores left in town, so aside from the listening stations in Virgin or Best Buy, there aren’t many places to sample music. I keep checking this one to see how long it takes ...

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Kent North Dead Of Overdose

San Francisco-based gay porn company Hot House revealed today (NSFW/sound) that top star Kent North, 33, died yesterday of an apparent drug overdose. North, a “lifetime exclusive” for Hot House, starred in 13 films for the company since joining in 2004. He recently won several industry awards and this year served as cohost at the Grabby Awards, a gay porn ...

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Iran Launches English-Language
Web TV Channel

Iran has launched an English-language 24-hour news channel called Press TV, which with al-Jazeera should satisfy all your anti-American propaganda needs. I’ve watched a couple of hours of the programming late last night and some of it is fascinating stuff, with some apparently English and American-born reporters and commenters joining the male and (headscarfed) female anchors on screen. While much ...

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