Joe Jervis

Daniel O’Donnell Profiled In The NYT

In advance of today’s expected marriage equality victory in the New York Assembly, the New York Times has profiled openly gay lawmaker Daniel O’Donnell, the bill’s sponsor, calling him the “tenacious, ingratiating, playful and sometimes prickly leader” of the campaign. An excerpt: Assemblyman Daniel O’Donnell wants desperately to persuade his colleagues to legalize gay marriage. Here is how he has …

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HomoQuotable – Ed Koch

“I believe that same-sex marriage will be approved by a majority of the fifty states in the Union within the next five years. When that occurs, the federal resistance will end and the Congress will vote in favor of federal recognition of same-sex marriages with equal benefits to both homosexual and heterosexual couples. [snip] “The very next political objective of …

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The White, African, American

A New Jersey medical student is suing his school for discrimination for the way they treated him after he described himself as a “white, African, American.” Which, as a Mozambique-born Caucasian immigrant, he technically is. But he may also be an asshat, as the school suspended him for continuing to use the expression after being told others found it offensive. …

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of Fly Life Inc, this week’s Swag Tuesday prize is the new EP from British electro-pop sensation Little Boots and two tickets to her May 18th NYC performance at Le Poisson Rouge. Little Boots is without question the most talked-about new UK pop star of the year. The Blackpool-born Hesketh first captured attention as a member of electro-indie combo …

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Carrie Prejean (Sort Of) Fired

Only pageant owner Donald Trump can fire Carrie Prejean, but today Miss California USA pageant officials did their best to push her out by naming runner-up Tami Ferrell as their new “ambassador” for California. Carrie Prejean, the controversial Miss California, was neither fired nor embraced today by local pageant officials. Instead, frustrated officials said at a news conference in Beverly …

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State Sen. Ruben Diaz Will Hold His Anti-Marriage Equality Rally This Sunday

Pentecostal minister/NY state Sen. Ruben Diaz will rally Hispanic evangelicals outside Gov. Paterson’s Manhattan office this Sunday in show of opposition to same-sex marriage. The protest is being organized by the radio network Vision Cristiana Internacional and the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization. I will advise on any planned counter-demonstration.

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Father Cutie Gets Busy

Famous Miami TV star/priest Father Alberto Cutie (sadly, it’s pronounced “koo-tee-yay”) was busted frolicking on the beach with a woman last week. Now he’s become the poster boy for ending celibacy requirements for Catholic clergy after being suspended by his diocese. He says he’s fallen in love with the woman and is “in the process of thinking about the future.”

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Top Ten Misquoted Movie Lines

All of these movie quotes are wrong. 1. “Luke, I am your father” – Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)2. “Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?” – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)3. “Do you feel lucky, punk?” – Dirty Harry (1971)4. “Play it again, Sam” – Casablanca (1942)5. “Hello, Clarice” …

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NYC Bloggers To March In Pride Parade

Our industrious Father Tony has registered a space for LGBT bloggers to march in this year’s NYC Pride Parade. We’re gonna have a banner and everything – fancy! Banner suggestions are welcome, we’re thinking something like: “LGBT Bloggers: Digital Activism.” If you’d like to join us, please contact Father Tony. Have blogger groups marched in other parades?

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New LGBT Health Center Opens In Boston

Fenway Health in Boston has opened what is thought to be the largest building ever built for a LGBT organization. Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino cut the ribbon as Fenway Health officially named its new 1340 Boylston Street home The Ansin Building at a ceremony attended by 200 people on Thursday, May 7. The 100,000 square foot, $60 million facility, …

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Tomorrow: New York Assembly Votes On Marriage Equality

Tomorrow the New York Assembly is expected to easily pass openly gay Assemblyman Daniel O’Donnell’s marriage equality bill. Momentum seems to be growing for New York to enact a gay-marriage bill. Five other states have now passed the measure, and it is expected to be overwhelmingly approved by New York’s Assembly on Tuesday. The Assembly first approved the gay-marriage bill …

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Daily Grumble

Hey record labels – thanks for the avalanche of weekly emails about your latest smash releases. But when I go to your YouTube clip and see “embedding disabled by request”…man, you people really don’t understand what blogging is all about.

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