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Show Queen Alert!

The grand dame of Broadway, Patti Lupone, will make a “surprise” appearance at Splash tonight at 9pm. Lupone will be introduced by Michael Urie, who plays her son on Ugly Betty. Lupone is promoting her new CD, Patti LuPone at Les Mouches, which is a live cabaret act she did at gay disco Les Mouches in Chelsea in 1980, every …

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Obama’s Grandmother Has Died

CNN is reporting that Barack Obama’s grandmother has just died in Hawaii. The Obama family has issued a statement saying, “In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to any worthy charity that fights cancer.” What a terrible shame that she couldn’t hang on for one more day. I give the rightwing/Freeper world exactly ten seconds before they begin to …

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Life Imitating Milk

The New York Times notes the uncanny similarities between the Harvey Milk story and what is happening today in California. Call it life imitating “Milk,” or vice versa, but the parallels between the campaign chronicled in the movie and the real-life battle over Proposition 8 are striking. Social conservatives pitted against gay activists? Check. A Republican governor (and former movie …

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Closet Case Radio Blowhard Michael Savage Off The Rails On Prop 8

Via Media Matters: Savage: “If you’re insane, hate the family … hate your mother and father, hate the Bible, hate the church, and hate the synagogue,” – you oppose CA gay marriage ban. Go here for my post about Savage’s purported love affair with beat poet Allen Ginsberg. In 2006, Keith Olbermann said “For God’s sake, Mike. Will you just …

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Lesbian Engagement On All My Children

With perfect Prop 8 timing, on Friday’s episode of All My Children hottie lesbian Reese proposed to hottie lesbian Bianca. REESE: That day, I knew I wanted to spend the rest of my life with you. And I knew that I wanted to have a home with you and Miranda, and a future together. And so today, I am asking …

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Can I Vote? (dot) Org

Make sure you visit Can I Vote to ensure that you are registered to vote in your district and to find your 2008 polling place. I just checked my info and I’m good to go.

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Prop 8 Violence & Arrests In Sacramento

Queerty reports that last night in Sacramento pro and anti-8 crowds violently clashed, resulting in several arrests. Demonstrations over Proposition 8 continue this morning after they turned violent over the weekend with police making arrests, ticketing motorists and trying to keep the peace at a Citrus Heights intersection where hundreds of demonstrators on both sides of the gay marriage issued …

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Dems Gay-Bait Sen. Mitch McConnell

In an uncharacteristic turn, this time it’s the Democrats that are gay-baiting a candidate, accusing famously anti-gay Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) of being a closet case via this Village People ad. Conservative queer James Kirchick writes in the National Review: With prominent exceptions (the inquisition over Mark Foley and the anti-gay witch hunt that followed, Bill Clinton’s touting his support …

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The Final Yes On 8 Ad

And it’s a doozy, displaying numerous examples of defaced Yes On 8 signs, vandalized homes and vehicles, and the infamous “Bigots Live Here” SUV. Oh, and lots and lots of babies.

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The Cellphone Gap

Could this explain the great disparity between polls? Nate Silver at FiveThirtyEight: The polls in the Cingular-y orange color include cellphones in their samples; the polls in gray do not. The cellphone polls have Obama ahead by an average of 9.4 points; the landline-only polls, 5.1 points. I did a radio hit the other afternoon with Mark DeCamillo of California’s …

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