Monthly Archives: October 2013

Matt Baume: Marriage News Watch

Clip recap: “We’re just one week away from the start of marriage in New Jersey, but there’s still a chance it could be delayed at the last minute. We have a date for the next step in a Pennsylvania lawsuit. And Illinois lawmakers could consider a marriage bill as early as next week.”

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NYC Cop Vs Street Vendor

The incident is being publicized by the NYC Street Vendor Project. They write: The vendor, who sells ice cream from a Mr. Softee truck, was vending at his usual legal vending location near Macy’s on 34th Street in Manhattan. This officer had confronted and been disrespectful to him on numerous prior occasions. This is the first time he captured it …

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Texas Theater Bans Madonna For Texting

Details.

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David Byrne On Web Streaming

“The larger question is that if free or cheap streaming becomes the way we consume all (recorded) music and indeed a huge percentage of other creative content – TV, movies, games, art, porn – then perhaps we might stop for a moment and consider the effect these services and this technology will have, before ‘selling off’ all our cultural assets …

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UTAH: State Defends Marriage Ban Lawsuit With “Gays Can’t Procreate” Tactic

Three same-sex couples are suing to overturn Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage. In a motion filed on Friday, the state made the old tired argument that keeping the ban is in the best interest of making new babies. Because if gays can marry, straights won’t keep cranking out kids. Or something. Utah has made that decision: marriage is between a …

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SNL: It’s A Boy Dance Party

Shack that sack!

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SPOILER: The Walking Dead

Stay out of the comments if you’ve not yet seen last night’s launch episode for season four. Otherwise, dive in and dish.

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OHIO: Catholic Priest Charged With Soliciting Prostitution While HIV-Positive

Cleveland police have arrested a Catholic priest for soliciting prostitution in a public park. Father James McGonegal later revealed that he is HIV-positive, which brings additional charges. In the incident report released today, an off-duty Cleveland Metroparks ranger said McGonegal offered the ranger $50 to help him “get off,” then exposed himself and masturbated, all while sitting inside his late-model …

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CALFORNIA: Protect Marriage Sues To Have Donor Names Stricken From Record

Protect Marriage has filed a lawsuit which demands that the names of their donors during the 2008 Prop 8 campaign be stricken from state records. Because the gays have been mean to them. At a hearing Friday before the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, backers of the hotly contested and now-overturned ballot measure, Proposition 8, sought …

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Greg Louganis Got Married

People Magazine has the story: Louganis, 53, married paralegal Johnny Chaillot, 52, Saturday evening at Geoffrey’s in Malibu. “It was amazing because I have so many people from all facets of my life here tonight and they are all here and celebrating it is all wonderful,” Louganis told PEOPLE immediately following the sunset ceremony. “I already feel different. The ceremony …

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Larry Klayman To Obama: Put The Koran Down And Come Out With Your Hands Up

This is the World Net Daily crackpot who declared November 19th to be the day for the second American revolution. Yesterday he rallied teabaggers at the so-called Million Vet March in Washington, DC.

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Totally Not Racist Teabaggers Wave Confederate Flag In Front Of White House

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Breitbart Headline Of The Day

USA! USA! Details.

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NOM Comes Out Against Booker

“Steve Lonegan is a champion for marriage, life and religious liberty and would be a leader in the US Senate for New Jersey families. He’s a tenacious campaigner and an even more effective public official. He will get immediately to work to begin to restore the direction of the country. Corey Booker expected a coronation, not a close contest. He’s …

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Atheists Strike Back In Times Square

Mediaite reports: Responding to a Times Square digital billboard taunting atheists over the existence of God, the Freedom From Religion Foundation is blaring a message of its own. Earlier this week, the evangelical group Answers in Genesis bought ad space in New York City’s tourist-congested Times Square, as well as San Francisco and Los Angeles, proclaiming, “To all of our …

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Hate Summit Speaker: Homophobia Is A Myth, Gays Are Like Kleptomaniacs

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RUSSIA: 67 Arrested As Orthodox Priests And Skinheads Clash With LGBT Activists

Priests from the Russian Orthodox Church and skinheads clashed with LGBT activists at a St. Petersburg rally yesterday to mark Coming Out Day. There were 67 arrests. The rally on the Field of Mars (Marsovo Pole) in the city’s downtown was scheduled at 2 p.m., but anti-gay activists arrived at the scene before that time to protest against the event. …

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CANADA: Gay Man Left Paralyzed In Nova Scotia Stabbing UPDATE: Arrest Made

A gay man has been paralyzed in a stabbing attack that took place Friday night outside a Nova Scotia bar. Friends and family suspect that the attack was a hate crime. No arrests have been made. Amy Punke said she and a group of friends, including her 27-year-old roommate Scott Jones, were out celebrating the opening of a friend’s art …

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Ben Cohen’s Third Week On SCD

Here’s a review of last night’s performance: Ben Cohen produced a raunchy rhumba on Strictly Come Dancing for Love Week. He won unanimous praise for his dance in a dress shirt and undone bow tie to Adele’s Make You Feel My Love and his performance with Kristina Rihanoff earned a standing ovation. The pair scored straight sevens from the four …

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Orlando Cruz KO’d In 7th Round

Boxing Insider reports: Orlando Cruz is a southpaw and he did not make eye contact with Salido during introductions. Salido is a notoriously slow starter but he did not start slow tonight. Salido was warned for the first of multiple times in the first round for low blows. Cruz was sticking and moving early with his jab but Salido did …

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