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Obama On Gay Families

Last month Jennifer Chrisler, executive director of the Family Equality Council, wrote identical letters to both presidential candidates to ask about their positions on gay families. Barack Obama has responded with a letter (PDF) that mostly talks about his own family and offers some general platitudes about family life, but closes with this paragraph: [W]e also have to do more ...

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Record Number Of LGBT Delegates To Attend Democratic Convention

The Stonewall Democrats are reporting that a record 358 openly LGBT delegates will represent the community at the Democratic Convention. Via PageOneQ: A total of 358 participants from 48 states have signed on for this year’s Denver event, running from August 25 to August 28, directly after the Stonewall Democrats National Convention, also taking place in Denver from August 21 ...

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Obama Heckled From Press Pit

A man heckled Barack Obama from the photographers’ pit at an appearance in Ohio yesterday, causing some to question the Secret Service and their vetting of press credentials at Obama events. The man shouted down Obama as he began to speak, demanding that he lead the crowd in the Pledge Of Allegiance, which Obama did with the crowd joining in. ...

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CA Senate Approves Harvey Milk Day

Today the California Senate approved a bill designating May 22nd as Harvey Milk Day, the first such state holiday honoring a LGBT person in the history of the United States. The state Assembly approved the bill last month and the bill will return to the Assembly one more time for a “concurrence” vote before landing on the desk of Gov. ...

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JMG: The Fire Island Cocktail

Via Dr. Jeff comes this shot of the drink menu at Jumpin’ Jack’s Seafood Shack in Fire Island’s Cherry Grove. The drink is the invention of their bartender, a JMG reader who used to work at the NYC Eagle and who has been the subject of an Overheard post on this here website thingy. Anyway, I sound delish but I ...

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National Go Topless Day: August 23rd

I was handed a flyer for National Go Topless Day as I was leaving Central Park over the weekend. Organizers hope to draw attention to public nudity laws that allow moobs but not boobs. The flyers were being handed out by a cute young chick, but the presence of a sign-carrying Raëlian nearby should have tipped me that those very ...

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Weirdest. Ad Campaign. Ever.

Extended Stay Hotels want you to know that their hotel rooms are so clean you can safely lick any surface. (Click the room key on their home page.) In any case, as Slog notes, surely there is some freak out there masturbating to this. And yes, she licks the toilet.

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Charlie Crist Comes Out….
Against Gay Marriage

Florida Gov. Charlie “Closet Case” Crist has reversed his previous “live and let live” position on gay marriage, saying that he now supports the ballot referendum to amend the state’s constitutional against gay couples. Gay marriage is already illegal in Florida, but as in other states, the haters want to make it extra illegal. Crist has also finally responded to ...

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