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Upper East Side, 1st & 71st, 8:30amA woman is walking her dog in front of an under-construction high-rise. A cement truck is waiting to back into the site. Construction Guy: Excuse me, miss! Can you please use the other sidewalk? Woman (pointing at dog): When he is done making HIS shit, you can go back to making YOURS. I was …

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Madison Mayor Alters Oath

“I cannot in good conscience take office without noting my strong opposition to the recent amendment that so blatantly discriminates against my fellow Wisconsinites who are gay or lesbian.” – Madison, Wisconsin’s newly elected Mayor Dave Cieslewicz, during yesterday’s swearing-in ceremony. Half of Madison’s city council joined Cieslewicz in altering their oaths of office, earning the wrath of conservatives. Fantastic.

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Kucinich To File Against Cheney

Democratic presidential hopeful Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) has announced that this week he plans on filing articles of impeachment against Vice President Dick Cheney. Beltway insiders are claiming this move is merely a publicity ploy by Kucinich, who is trailing far behind in the polls. One quote: “We’ll see a Kucinich administration before we’ll see a Cheney impeachment.” Yeah, I’m …

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Net Radio Collapsing Under Ruling

The internet radio industry was dealt a sharp blow yesterday when the Copyright Royalty Board refused to reconsider a ruling that sharply raised the royalties internet stations must pay to artists and record companies. Most internet stations such as 365Live.com now say they will not be able to go on under the new rules. Some of my personal favorite stations …

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National Day Of Silence

Today is the 11th annual National Day Of Silence, in which students around the country will remain silent during their school day to draw awareness to homophobia on campus The Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network has distributed stickers and cards for students to pay out. The material reads: “Please understand my reasons for not speaking today. I am participating …

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Clergy Back Hate Crimes Act

Hundreds of clergy from all faiths have gathered in Washington today to lobby for the passage of ENDA and the LGBT-inclusive hate crimes bill, which last week was renamed the Matthew Shepard Act when it was introduced in the Senate. HRC’s Joe Solmonese: “For too long, there has been a false perception in American politics that faith and religion stand …

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Sanjaya: Maxim’s Girl Of The Day

OK, now it’s on. Laddie mag Maxim has just named Sanjaya as their Girl Of The Day. I’ll admit that previously I joined in the Sanjaya bashing as gleefully as the next person, but Maxim has pissed me off enough to really start pulling for the kid. It’s sorta how we’re allowed to make fun of our own, but The …

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Linky Love

From a few of my blogroll favorites…-Beloved-by-all JMG commenter Lynette tells a poignant story of AIDS and enduring love. -SuperDaddy Mark visits San Francisco and dreams a golden dream. -Top (chef) Aaron photoblogs his latest masterpiece..

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HomoQuotable – Matt Foreman

“Hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars have been utterly wasted on ‘abstinence-only until marriage’ programs. Why? To appease a rabidly vocal minority that cares more about getting our government to promote their religious ideology than they do about the health of young people. ‘Abstinence-only until marriage’ propaganda has been particularly insulting to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people because the …

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Dreamgirls Giveaway

Today a lucky JMG reader will win a deluxe Dreamgirls DVD package and a collectible Playbill from the premiere screening, courtesy of Paramount Pictures, as they promote the DVD’s May 1st release. Using a highly scientific entirely random selection process (asking my mom to pick a number), a commenter on this post will be chosen and notified by email Wednesday. …

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