Tag Archives: Father Tony

HomoQuotable – Larry Kramer

“People think I’m the one who demanded that gay men stop fucking altogether, but you have to realize that in 1981 or 82, one had to be something of an alarmist. People would say you’re going to scare us to death and I’d say that’s what I want. Somewhere in your unconscious brain the specter of AIDS lurks, no matter ...

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JMG: The Father Tony Interview

This weekend I was in Fort Lauderdale where I spoke on a panel at the Gay & Lesbian Literary Arts Festival at the wonderful Stonewall Library & Archives. I’ll post a slideshow about the event later today. My beloved Father Tony was a fabulous host and even submitted to my unreasonable demand that we tour pretty much every gay bar ...

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Afternoon View – North Over Birch Park

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Afternoon View – Intracoastal Marina

Father Tony tells me that the yacht with the dark hull is owned by Richard Branson.

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Morning View – Fort Lauderdale Beach

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Fort Lauderale April 9-11: The 2010 Gay & Lesbian Literary Arts Festival

Next weekend I’ll be in Fort Lauderale for the 2010 Gay & Lesbian Literary Arts Festival, where I’ll join Miami Herald columnist Steve Rothaus and author Steve Petrow for a panel discussion titled “The Art Of Blogging.” Fancy! The panel will be moderated by South Florida Gay News columnist and blogger bon vivant, our very own Father Tony. Festival registration ...

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Father Tony At The Winter Party

Father Tony had the grueling assignment of covering this weekend’s Winter Party for The Bilerico Project. I don’t imagine you’d care to look at a slideshow of hotties in Speedos, so definitely don’t click here. The Winter Party is an all-volunteer annual fundraiser by the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force which provides a boatload of money to local South ...

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Father Tony Talks To Cynthia Nixon About Florida’s Ban On Gay Adoption

Bilerico’s Father Tony spoke to Cynthia Nixon about the ACLU’s launch of a campaign to overturn Florida’s ban on gay adoption. More on the story at Bilerico.

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Baad Lamb’s New York City Close-Up

I’ve been on countless destination-less excursions around NYC with my beloved Farmboyz, during which my camera is drawn to historic or inelegant architecture and Father Tony’s to eccentric characters. But Tony’s husband is usually a block behind us, crouched with his camera over the pattern in a sewer grate, or climbing onto a pile of rubble to get that perfect ...

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Slideshow: Instinct Magazine’s Leading Men Of 2009 Party

Thursday night’s party for Instinct Magazine’s Leading Men Of 2009 issue was a blast. Editor Mike Wood and publisher JR Pratts were genial hosts, the open bar flowed copiously and the room swelled with bold face names, much to the delight of my loyal companions Dr. Jeff and Father Tony. Jeff intro’d me to some Project Runway dude (Velvet?) and ...

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Afternoon View – Father Tony Working (It)

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Marisa Ragonese At Jack Price Rally

Father Tony provides this video of Queens LGBT activist Marisa Ragonese speaking to the crowd at the Jack Price rally yesterday. Watch as Ragonese connects the dots between anti-bullying education and hate crimes.

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Patti Labelle Supports Marriage Equaltiy

Just in from Father Tony in South Florida – Patti Labelle knows the score. At Miami Beach’s first ever Gay Pride.

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Father Tony At The GLAAD Awards

Our own Father Tony worked the red carpet last night at the GLAAD Media Awards for The Bilerico Project.

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False Arrests Protest At
Mayor Bloomberg’s House

Today a group of LGBT rights and sexual freedom activists gathered just down the block from Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Upper East Side mansion to protest the false arrests of gay men in NYC’s adult bookshops. Robert Pinter, a victim of this campaign, gave interviews to a number of local and national newsmedia outlets as two dozen gay men marched with ...

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Anti-Gay Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle Replaced By Gay-Friendly Jack Seiler

The long and horrible 18-year reign of Fort Lauderdale’s virulently anti-gay Mayor Jim “Robo-Potty” Naugle ended yesterday when he was term-limited out of office. Replacing Naugle will be former Florida state Rep. Jack Seiler (D), 46, (left) who easily beat two openly gay candidates, businessman Earl Rynerson and lawyer Dean Trantalis. Seilor was opposed by the gay political group Dolphin ...

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At The LGBT Blogger Convention

I’m spending the weekend in Washington DC attending the National LGBT Bloggers Summit, where many gay activism bloggers have gathered to discuss the future of the movement and the role of bloggers in shaping the direction we take. The event is the brainchild of (in)famous outer Mike Rogers (BlogActive, PageOneQ). Several major LGBT activism groups are taking part in the ...

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Father On Father

Our own Father Tony has had a conversation Father Geoff Farrow, the brave Fresno, California priest who sermonized against Proposition 8 from his pulpit on Sunday. In a television interview after the service, Father Geoff then came out. Father Tony: Father Geoff is unsure of his future, but he says that for the first time in years he feels at ...

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Apology Revoked
(And Munchausen-By-Blog Syndrome)

Oh, gentle readers, what a twisted, fascinating, maddening, saddening place is this thing called Teh Internets. Remember Cooper? The firefighter gay dad of two adopted boys who pulled his widely-loved blog after an “attack” of malicious comments and emails from the readers of this blog? Causing me to get extremely bent of out shape and offer Cooper a heartfelt (really) ...

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Pride 2008 Photo Recap

I finally found my memory stick from Pride 2008, so here’s a quick photo recap of the day. Our gang gathered at the corner of Christopher & Gay, as always, and while the intermittent rainstorms drenched the crowd and the marchers, each crack of thunder only brought a joyous roar from attendees and nobody seemed to flee. Below are the ...

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