Tag Archives: celibacy

California: Christianists Call For Statewide Fast Against Marriage Equality

This is the madness that we’re up against. Pastors across California and the nation have called upon hundreds of congregations to pray and forego solid food until Proposition 8 is passed. Hundreds of pastors have called on their congregations to fast and pray for passage of a ballot measure in November that would put an end to gay marriage in ...

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Coming Out Pays Off

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Letterman’s Ten 10 Questions People Are Asking John McCain

10. I just contributed to your campaign – how do I get my money back?9. Hi, this is Sarah Palin. Does this mean I’m Parsi’dent?8. Can’t you solve this by selling some of your homes?7. Hi, this is Clay Aiken. Is McCain single?6. Do you still think the fundamentals of our economy are strong, genius?5. Are you doing all of ...

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Morning View – Interborough Subway Sign

There’s still a few places around town where you can find these groovy old deco signs for the Interborough Rapid Transit Company (IRT) subway lines, like this one on the New York Life building. All of the numbered train lines were originally owned by the IRT. Via Wikipedia: The Interborough Rapid Transit Company (IRT) was the operator of the original ...

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Open Thread Thursday

Let’s talk about what IS right in this country.

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Palin Gets Protection From Witchcraft

Via YouTuber NY Progressive: “In this new video, available only as of today (September 23, 2008), Sarah Palin is shown accepting a special supernatural protection from witchcraft from Thomas Muthee, who also promoted Palin’s campaign for Governor as a way to infiltrate the government with the right wing religious agenda of the Assembly of God. Really crazy stuff!” If the ...

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Letterman Rips Into McCain

Leaked in advance of tonight’s show. “Something is starting to smell. That’s not the John McCain I know. This is not the way a tested hero behaves. Somebody’s putting something in his Metamucil.” Late in the clip, Letterman cuts to live shot of McCain sitting a couple of blocks away in an interview with Katie Couric. NOT rushing to the ...

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Palin On Couric: Here’s Why They Won’t Let Her Speak To The Press

Couric: You’ve said, quote, “John McCain will reform the way Wall Street does business.” Other than supporting stricter regulations of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac two years ago, can you give us any more example of his leading the charge for more oversight? Palin: I think that the example that you just cited, with his warnings two years ago about ...

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McCain: I Am Suspending My Campaign Until I Have A Better Chance To Win

Via CNN: Republican presidential candidate John McCain announced Wednesday that he is suspending his campaign to return to Washington and focus on the “historic” crisis facing the U.S. economy. McCain said it was time for both parties to come together to solve economic crisis. McCain said it was time for both parties to come together to solve economic crisis. The ...

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Enquirer: Palin Cheated With Her Husband’s Business Partner

From the Enquirer: No less than three members of the man’s family including one by sworn affidavit have claimed that Sarah Palin engaged in an extramarital affair with hus­band Todd’s former business partner, Brad Hanson. These sources have named Hanson as Palin’s secret love, and say their affair nearly wrecked both their marriages. Hanson owned a snowmobile dealership with Palin’s ...

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Salome At The Met

Last night Aaron and I attended opening night of Salome at the Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center. I know less than zero about opera, so all I had to go on was a quick glance at the Playbill synopsis before the chandeliers went up. It was all in German, so with my seatback subtitle thingy, here’s what I got: -Slutty ...

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Obama’s Golden Poll-achute

Holy cow, check out what this financial mess has done to the latest polling! Obama has lept to a NINE point lead in the latest Washington Post poll.

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Sully Won’t Let Up On Baby Trig

The McCain campaign has leaked an email Andrew Sullivan sent them to the Washington Post in which Sullivan demands proof that Sarah Palin really, really DID give birth to baby Trig. WaPo’s Howard Kurtz quotes the email and responds: “I’m very sorry to say, it’s come to this: can you confirm on the record that Trig Palin is Sarah Palin’s ...

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Ahmadinejad: Like Traffic Offenders, Laws Against Gays Must Be Enforced

Iran President Ahmadinejad was interviewed by Larry King last night, where he said he didn’t think the US or Israel would make the “big mistake” of attacking. Then King steered the conversation to gays and human rights. (Around the 1:40 mark.) AHMADINEJAD (through translator): What do you mean by human rights problems? KING: People protesting that they don’t have the ...

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Clinton On Obama

You may have heard some criticism of Bill Clinton after he appeared on Letterman on Monday and praised Hillary, but failed to mention Obama by name. Letterman’s next guest was Chris Rock who hilariously called Clinton out on that. Clinton appeared on the Daily Show last night and more than made amends, at Jon Stewart’s urging.

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LCR Cries Foul On Mark Buse

Log Cabin’s Scott Tucker is crying wah-wah-wah because the evil lefty gay bloggers have been talking about McCain’s chief of Quislings, Mark Buse. Mark Buse has been openly gay for years and has acknowledged as much. So the notion that he has been “outed” is simply false. But secondly–and this is the bigger point–this political stunt by Mike Rogers just ...

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Campbell Brown: Free Sarah Palin!

Last night CNN’s Campbell Brown went on a rant against the media blackout on Sarah Palin. Tonight I call on the McCain campaign to stop treating Sarah Palin like she is a delicate flower that will wilt at any moment. This woman is from Alaska for crying out loud. She is strong. She is tough. She is confident. And you ...

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RNC Insider: Lesbian Rumors Killed Condoleezza Rice’s Veep Chances

Reporter Ian Alperin is quoting an unnamed Republican National Committee insider as saying that those pesky lesbian rumors killed any chance of Condoleezza Rice being selected as John McCain’s running mate. “Once Obama selected Biden instead of Hillary,” said the source, ” they had this theory that Condi was the perfect candidate to put up against him. She’s tough, conservative ...

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Friday: Obama LGBT Debate Watch Party

Get to Room Service at 35 EAST 21st Street on Friday for the Official Obama LGBT Debate Watch Party, which will be hosted by numerous celebs. Alan Cumming! Justin “Kiki” Bond! Laurie Anderson! I’m so there. Former GLAAD head Joan Garry will be there and I’ll have to ask her if she remembers me volunteering at one of their events ...

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Tomorrow: Newsom, Paterson Co-Host Prop 8 Fundraiser In Manhattan

Tomorrow in Manhattan: SF Mayor Gavin Newsom and NY Gov. David Paterson will co-host a $5000 a plate fundraiser to fight California’s Proposition 8. Gov. David A. Paterson, who has made legalizing same-sex marriage in New York a priority of his administration, is lending his support to gay and lesbian advocates in California who are fighting a proposal to define ...

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