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Tearoom For Two?

Bob “Tea-room” Allen says he is not a racist or a criminal and will not resign his seat in the Florida legislature. His lawyer says that based on the arresting officer’s own report, it was the police who did the soliciting, not Allen. The police contend that Allen initiated the incident by entering the police officer’s stall and leaning on …

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Broadway Friday

– Monty Python’s Spamalot had its 1000th performance yesterday. – Chazz Palminteri’s A Bronx Tale opens for a limited run at the Walter Kerr Theatre beginning October 4th and running through February 2008. Tony winner Jerry Zaks (Six Degrees Of Separation, Guys And Dolls) will direct. The Walter Kerr most recently hosted Grey Gardens, which closed July 29th. -The revival …

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Morning View – Union Station, DC

I’m in DC for the weekend with Jerry, Eddie, and The Ex. Itinerary: cocktail parties, housewarming party, Blowoff, Titan, and oh, look – it just happens to be Bear Invasion Weekend. Isn’t that….convenient? Actually, we didn’t know about the bear thing when we planned the trip. True story!

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Visible Vote ’08 Video Recap

Below are the complete video clips of each candidate’s segment in last night’s HRC/LOGO Visible Vote ’08. From top left to bottom right in order of their appearance: Obama, Edwards, Kucinich, Gravel, Richardson, Clinton. My live-blogged account of the forum is one post below.

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HRC/LOGO Visible Vote ’08
Live-Blogging The Dems

8:30PM – Watch along with me and make your observations on this historic event. Although the show does not air on the West Coast until 9PM PST, West Coasters can stream the show live online. Quotes below are paraphrased. 9:00PM: Bit of an odd opening. Cut right to audience applause, no titles, no voiceover. Neil Patrick Harris in the audience. …

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Newsday: Giuliani Tops In Gay Rights
The Gays: What Is Newsday Smoking?

An article in today’s Newsday contends that Rudy Giuliani has “done more for gay rights than any candidate.” Twenty-five years ago, long before Rudy Giuliani became mayor of New York City, he made a decision that advanced the cause of gay rights nationally. As the Justice Department’s number three official in 1982, Giuliani authorized the hiring of the first openly …

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LGBT Hate Crimes Memorial Launches

Towleroad has the exclusive story about the launch of a traveling memorial to the LGBT victims of hate crimes. Scott Hall, longtime activist Frank Kameny, US. Representative Barney Frank and Amazing Race winner and activist Chip Arndt are spearheading the launch of Gay American Heroes, a national memorial to honor LGBT people murdered because of their sexual orientation or gender …

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SF Cancels Halloween In Castro

In the wake of last year’s event during which nine people were shot, San Francisco has “cancelled” the Castro’s massive annual Halloween event which typically draws over 500,000 to the gayborhood. Audrey Joseph, former owner of the now-razed dance emporium, Universe, now the head of the City Entertainment Commission, says, “There will be no party.” SF Supervisor Bevan Dufty: “It’s …

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Man-Dissa Hits #1

Mandisa, the 5th season American Idol contestant who was voted off the show shortly after she made anti-gay comments to the press, has landed on her feet. “True Beauty” (Sparrow), the first album by fifth season “American Idol” finalist Mandisa, enters the Top Christian Albums chart at No. 1. It’s the first debut album by a solo female artist to …

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Naugle To Host On Wingnut Radio

Asshat mayor of Fort Lauderdale Jim Naugle will be hosting a local talk radio show tomorrow morning on the Mitchell & Morley In The Morning show, which runs during the morning drive time, 6am – 9am EST. The right-wing WFTL also carries the Michael Savage, Bill O’Reilly, and Dr. Laura shows. Maybe the mayor is already gunning for a new …

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