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Gay Rights Cause Earthquakes!

“A cost-effective way of averting earthquake damage would be to stop passing legislation on how to encourage homosexual activity in the State of Israel, which anyways causes earthquakes.” – Shlomo Benizri, of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Shas party, speaking in a Knesset debate on earthquake preparedness. Israel’s LGBT Association responded: “It is sad that a religious MK [Member of Knesset] in Israel …

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Stealing Your Thunder

It’s not just politicians who are plagiarizing these days. These identity thieves don’t want your money. They want your quirky sense of humor and your cool taste in music. Among the 125 million people in the U.S. who visit online dating and social-networking sites are a growing number of dullards who steal personal profiles, life philosophies, even signature poems. “Dude …

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Angry Parents Jam School Meeting To Demand Answers On King Shooting

The murder of Lawrence King brought hordes of angry parents to his middle school yesterday. Hundreds of parents filled an Oxnard gymnasium Tuesday night to ask hard questions about why school officials didn’t intervene more aggressively in an escalating feud between two students, which ended last week with the shooting death of 15-year-old student Lawrence King. In orderly fashion, one …

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Victory Fund Wants LGBT Presidential Appointees

The Victory Fund has launched an ambitious project: Washington, D.C.—The Gay & Lesbian Leadership Institute (GLLI) today announced the launch of the Presidential Appointments Project, a non-partisan effort designed to help grow the pool of openly lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) professionals who would be qualified and ready to accept politically appointed positions in the next U.S. presidential administration. …

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First Openly Gay Black State Legislator

Rep. Jason Bartlett, a Connecticut state legislator, became America’s first openly gay black statewide-elected politician yesterday when he came out to the press and public for the first time. The Danbury Democrat ended widespread speculation about his sexuality during an interview with the Danbury News Times. “For me the decision came down to why not now,” Bartlett told the paper. …

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Daily Grumble

I find it a little bit rude when your doctor finishes his annual examination of your keister, pulls off the rubber glove, and announces that he found your can to be “unremarkable.” I understand that’s an actual medical term meaning “everything is as it should be.” But still.

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Idol Season 7: No Sanjaya In Sight

Hoping to find this year’s Sanjaya, I tuned into last night’s American Idol for their all-guys show. (The all-girls show is tonight.) None of the 12 contestants seemed to have that wacky Sanjayacity that made last season the first one that I actually took an interest in, but I totally fell in love with 17 year-old puppy dog David Archuleta …

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Obama Extends Streak To 9

The guy seems unstoppable at this point. Senator Barack Obama decisively beat Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton in the Wisconsin primary on Tuesday night, accelerating his momentum ahead of crucial primaries in Ohio and Texas and cutting into Mrs. Clinton’s support among women and union members. With the two rivals now battling state by state over margins of victory and allotment …

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The Snozzberries Taste Like Snozzberries!

You can stop licking your copy of Unzipped and proceed directly to People. Madison Avenue thinks a tasty approach will give new life to Welch’s grape juice. Welch’s is taking out full-page print ads in People magazine this month that give readers a chance to sample its grape juice by licking the ad. The front of the advertisement shows a …

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