Tag Archives: celibacy

NEM Seeks Volunteers

The National Equality March is seeking more volunteers for all three days of the event. They need more route marshals, media wranglers, security, rally venue workers, and help with post-event clean up. Clicky-click above to send your Gay Card into platinum status.

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Stars Come Out For HIV Vaccine

The Covalent Immunology Foundation, who last week held a Manhattan event to promote their vaccine research, has rounded up some bold-face names to support their EndHIV.com site, which asks viewers for a $5 to help their cause. Actors, performers, comedians, HIV activists, and scientists come together to show support for Covalent Immunology, and Dr. Sudhir Paul. The Cast includes Lady ...

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DC Marriage Bill Coming Next Week

A bill to legalize same-sex marriage in Washington DC will be introduced on Tuesday by openly gay city council member David Catania. After months of buildup, D.C. Council member David A. Catania (I-At large) announced Wednesday evening he would introduce his proposal to legalize same-sex marriage in the District at Tuesday’s council meeting. Catania made his announcement before 150 gay ...

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Ottawa: Catholic Bishop Flees On Child Pornography Charges

Catholic Bishop Raymond Lahey has gone on the lam from Canadian authorities shortly after border guards found child pornography on his computer. Lehey resigned abruptly on Saturday and has not been seen since. Sgt. Brigdit Leger of the Halifax RCMP said Ottawa police officers have spoken with Lahey, though they do not know where he is. A spokeswoman for Anthony ...

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Pre-Orders Send Palin’s Book To #1

Pre-orders for Sarah Palin’s coming memoir, Going Rogue, have sent the title rocketing overnight to #1 on the bestsellers lists of book merchants nationwide. Just two days after HarperCollins announced that Palin’s “Going Rogue” had been moved up from the spring to Nov. 17, preorders Wednesday night for the former Alaska governor’s memoir made it No. 1 on both Amazon.com ...

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Nate Silver On Maine’s Chances: GOOD

Nate Silver, the geeky guru of poll prognostication who accurately called the vast majority of the 2008 election results, has conducted an intensive examination of the Maine marriage battle. According to Silver, the marriage ban is likely to fail. Maine is the third least-religious state in the country, according to Gallup, with only 46 percent of that state’s residents saying ...

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Maine Ethics Commission Recommends No Investigation Of Stand For Marriage

Saying that Fred Karger of Californians Against Hate did not present enough evidence, the staff of the Maine Ethics Commission has recommended there be no investigation into the fundraising activities of Stand For Marriage Maine. The full commission will vote today on the recommendation, but don’t hold your breath. Somebody got to somebody, I’m betting on it. UPDATE: Whee! I ...

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GLAAD: LGBT Representation On TV More Prominent And Realistic

According to the latest survey by GLAAD, the new season for network television features a slight increase in the number of prominent LGBT characters, who are being represented more realistically. The report shows that 18 LGBT characters will account for 3% of scripted series regulars in the 2009-2010 broadcast television schedule, up from 1.3% in 2006, 1.1% in 2007, and ...

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Her Madgesty On Letterman

With a suitably royal entrance on the shoulders of the New York Rangers. Madge tells Letterman that her marriage coincided with “the Bush years” and “it was a good time to be out of America.” (Via – Towleroad)

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Memphis: Gay Ex-Marine Talks About His Vandalized Billboard

Former Marine and DADT victim Tim Smith tells the Memphis local news that the destruction of the National Coming Out Day billboard with his image “feels like a personal attack.” The investigation into the vandalism continues. (Via – Pam’s House Blend)

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New Jersey: Growing GOP Push For 2010 Ballot On Marriage

Fearing that New Jersey’s lame-duck legislature will approve same-sex marriage after the November election, GOP and Christian activists are renewing their push for the issue to be put on the 2010 ballot. Sen. Gerald Cardinale (R-Bergen) yesterday said Gov. Jon Corzine made a deal with another prominent lawmaker to vote on it during a lame-duck session that follows Election Day. ...

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Hair Cut

Canceling next Sunday’s performance so the entire cast can travel to the National Equality March will cost the producers of Hair as much as $150K, but they say they didn’t hesitate when the show’s openly gay lead, Gavin Creel, came to them with the idea. Oskar Eustis, artistic director of the Public Theater, a producer of “Hair,” showed up and ...

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South African Strip Club Billboard Mocks Champion Sprinter Caster Semanya

This cruel billboard mocking Caster Semanya was posted by a South African strip club chain. Ad Week reports: Not surprisingly, the billboard drew complaints, at which Teazers owner Lolly Jackson scoffed at length. He first said the Semenya situation was “the furthest thing from my mind” when he made the ad. Then he added: “I do not want anyone coming ...

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Behar Vs. Coulter

Coulter says the happiest she’s been is when Clinton got impeached, but she’s looking forward to being happy when it happens to Obama. Behar holds her own quite well, I think she’s well-suited for her new Larry King-ish role.

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Watchdog Group Demands Ethics Charges For Sen. David “Diaper Boy” Vitter

A DC-based watchdog group is demanding that Louisiana’s lawyers association investigate anti-gay Sen. David Vitter for his admission that he committed a “very serious sin” by patronizing the infamous “DC Madam.” Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington said its request is related to Vitter’s recent request for a Justice Department investigation into ACORN, the community activist group with headquarters ...

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Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) FTW!

After Rep. Alan Grayson called Republicans “knuckle-dragging Neanderthals,” he mentioned that a man calling himself the longest-surviving AIDS patient had called him to thank him for fighting for health care reform. (Who is that?) I really like Grayson.

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Morning View – Lex & E.60th

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Open Thread Thursday

My beloved Farmboyz are heading out to San Francisco a week ahead of me this weekend. I was about to spend a couple of hours writing them a long list of must-sees, but since it’s been almost nine years since I left, I decided to throw it over to you guys. Key words: art galleries, architecture, staircases, indie theater, and ...

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HomoQuotable – Gore Vidal

“We’ll have a military dictatorship fairly soon, on the basis that nobody else can hold everything together. Obama would have been better off focusing on educating the American people. His problem is being over-educated. He doesn’t realise how dim-witted and ignorant his audience is. Benjamin Franklin said that the system would fail because of the corruption of the people and ...

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100 Greatest Hits Of YouTube In 4 Minutes

This has been bouncing around the interwebs over the last couple of days. I’m ashamed of how many of the clips I recognized within the first second or two.

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