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Holsinger Renounces Anti-Gay Views

At his Senate confirmation hearing today, Surgeon General nominee Dr. James Holsinger renounced his previous anti-gay views, saying of his infamous “Pathophysiology of Homosexuals” paper, “The paper does not represent where I am today. It does not represent who I am today,” and that he would never advocate a position contrary to his conscience and that he would resign rather ...

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SiriusFM 3:30PM

Today at 3:30pm EST, I’ll be appearing on Michelangelo Signorile’s show on Sirius OutQ to chat about the Bob Allen story. Listen here live..

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Time’s 5 Worst Websites

Time Magazine has listed their Top 5 Worst Websites of 2007, so chosen because of cluttered homepages, clunky interfaces, slow loading time, and intrusive advertising. Time’s shitlist: 1. eHarmony2. Evite3. Meez4. MySpace5. Second Life Their Top 50 Best Sites list includes LastFM (love it!), StumbleUpon (meh), Twitter (yawn), YouTube (indispensable) and about 46 other sites I’ve never heard of.

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Open Thread Thursday

When I was 13, I bought my first 45 rpm single, Paul Simon’s Kodachrome. I can remember excitedly threading the hole in the record over the handlebar of my bike and racing home to dance around my bedroom while Paul Simon’s reedy voice scratched out of my aunt’s old portable player. Of course, back then “portable” record players were about ...

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HomoQuotable – Bob Allen

“I’m not in anyway associated with that they are saying, this is disgusting.” – Florida state representative Bob Allen (R-Merritt Island), shortly after he was arrested for soliciting a male undercover cop for sex in a Titusville park restroom. The busted pol allegedly offered $20 if the cop would let Allen blow him. Because we both went to UCF and ...

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DC Rumor Mill: Cheney On Johns List

It appears to be based on DC coffee-house gossip, but the #1 story on Digg right now is a rumor that Dick Cheney is also on the DC Madam’s list of clients. As rumors go, it’s a sweet one. However, I imagine that with PDFs of the phone numbers on the list now widely available, Cheney would have been the ...

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LGBT Rights Advance In Cuba

Primarily fueled by the activism of Fidel Castro’s niece, Mariela Castro, LGBT rights are advancing in Cuba. The Communist Party is about to introduce a law which would legalize same-sex unions, allow gays to adopt, and grant lesbians access to state-run reproductive services. Trans people are being granted name-change rights, hormone treatments and surgery. Cuba has been under the rule ...

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Breaking News:
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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