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The “world’s largest plasma” television (103 honkin’ inches!) is on display in Grand Central’s Vanderbilt Hall, as part of a promotion by Panasonic. In the crowd, mixed in with the reporters, cameramen, and Panasonic execs, are panting middle-aged couch potatoes like myself. For you, gentle readers, I pushed my way through the salivating thongs to get this almost unobscured shot ...

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Hillcrest Hardware

I found this fun 30-second commercial for a gay owned Ace Hardware in San Diego’s Hillcrest gayborhood. I know when I think of power drills, I think of drag queens. Don’t you? Thanks go out to Hillcrest Hardware’s Bruce, for letting me post this.

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Morning View – Atlas At Rockefeller Center

As the sun set behind Rockefeller Center, I took this picture of Atlas, who carries the world on his shoulder as shoppers peruse the Banana Republic nearby. Originally, I wanted this shot to demonstrate how Atlas resembles Mussolini, which created controversy when the sculpture was built in 1937. When I got home, I realized that Atlas’ face was in shadow, ...

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Clear Channel Interview

If you want to catch my interview on Pride Radio, you can stream it here. Clear Channel’s lovely Jared informs me that the show will play about 600 times over the next 5 days. Wednesday: 6pm & 10pm.Thursday: 1am, 9am, 5pm.Friday: 1pm, 5pm, 10pm.Saturday: 2am, 11am, 4pm.Sunday: 11am, 3pm, 11pm. Somebody get those folks some content, STAT!

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CNL CEO Tom Hutchinson: Homophobe

As I noted three weeks ago, Florida’s Orange County has made it illegal to deny housing based on sexual orientation. Today comes the news that this move has cost Orange County Mayor Rich Crotty the support of his largest re-election backer, Orlando-based CNL Hotels & Resorts CEO Tom Hutchinson, who emailed Crotty to say he was pulling his support because ...

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Where, When, Who

Yesterday, New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn made public a plan that, among other things, will require NYC nightclubs to purchase and use ID-scanning technology, ostensibly to prevent minors from using counterfeit IDs to gain entrance. Of course, no one is expecting that nightclubs will harvest and sell customer information to marketers. And surely no one is expecting the ...

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Girl

Tuesday, 130PM I’m sitting with my friend Ken in the Grand Central lower-level food court enjoying some Chirping Chicken. I think I could eat Chirping Chicken every day. I look over Ken’s shoulder and notice a really hot guy standing in line at Eat-A-Pita. I nudge Ken to turn around. “Oof! Check out that guy.” Ken hardly blinks. “Girl.” “No, ...

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Statement Has Santorum On It

Stunning organizers, Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) has signed the GenderPAC and Human Rights Campaign’s Diversity Statement, which asks members of Congress to affirm that they will not discriminate in their own hiring based on sexual orientation or gender identity and expression. Santorum signed after meeting with a member of GenderYOUTH. Since 2003, 170 members of Congress have signed the document, ...

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