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Gay Blogger Makes Waves For Thompson

Blogger Lane Hudson, whom you may recall was the guy who anonymously posted the infamous Mark Foley IM transcripts, has filed a complaint with the Federal Elections Commission, charging prospective Republican presidential candidate Fred Thompson with violating the FEC’s “testing the waters” rule. During the “exploratory period” of deciding whether to run, a candidate does not have to file financial …

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of the Saint At Large, this week’s Swag Tuesday prize is Schwarzwald: The Movie You Can Dance To, starring the world’s most famous transman, Buck Angel. Presented in “DanceSurround”, Schwarzwald is part fantasy, part documentary and delves into NYC’s infamous Black Party, the annual rites-of-spring leather bacchanal. I caught a screening of Schwarzwald earlier this year and found it …

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Eric Heads To A Place
Where Nobody Dared To Go

Still groggy from her shift at Scores, Lady Randomocity finally hipped me to last week’s Swag Tuesday winner, Gothamite and fellow blogger, Eric, who wins two tickets to this season’s Broadway smash, Xanadu. Eric authors Confessions Of A Southern Boy In Yankee Land and says of his win, “I’m a little bit speechless! Thanks to you, Joe, for having such …

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X-ing, Pex-ing

If Mirapex, the “restless leg syndrome” drug, may cause strong sexual urges, as its disclaimer says, how long before the club kids start grinding it into their bumper? The disclaimer also says that Mirapex may cause compulsive gambling (as the class-action lawsuits attest) and may cause you to fall asleep during “important tasks” such as driving. Mirapex is also used …

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HomoQuotable – Andrew Sullivan

“I have no jitters about our actual relationship. For me, this is for life. I have no reservations. But standing up in front of my family and my spouse’s and saying the vows out loud has me in a state of butterflies. I can go on TV and barely break a sweat, but I’m terrified of performing in front of …

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Karl Rove’s Kinky Dad

Boing Boing is reporting on a first-person essay on a body-modification aficionado site called BMEzine, in which the author claims to be in possession of Karl Rove’s adoptive father’s cock ring. And while Louis Rove is well known to have been gay, apparently he was also very into genital piercing (NSFW), having participated during the 70’s in “piercing parties.” So …

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Queen Of Mean Dead At 87

Leona Helmsley, the anti-gay billionaire “queen of mean”, died today at 87. Aside from having gone to prison for tax evasion, you may recall Helmsley losing a discrimination lawsuit after firing the gay manager of her Park Lane hotel. The manager, Charles Bell, won over $11M but the judgment was later reduced to $554,000. Bell told the court that when …

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