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HomoQuotable – Shannon Minter

“It is one thing to pass laws that don’t cover groups that haven’t really organized or come into public consciousness yet — of course that is going to happen. But it is something else to deliberately cut out another, more politically vulnerable group that is asking to be included and just as much in need of protection just to get …

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Open Thread Thursday

After a birthday party and some bar hopping, last Saturday my buddy Chris and I somehow found ourselves in the basement disco of the Monster, a place we hadn’t been for years. We mused a bit about how our nightclubbing habits have wound down and about the post I made a few weeks ago regarding the decline of gay nightlife …

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Attention Foreign JMG Readers

Producers of a major talk show diva wants to talk to gay men who live outside the United States about what gay life is like in their home country. If you are a foreign reader of JMG and this appeals to you, please respond in the comments to this post. Said diva’s producers will directly contact those that interest them. …

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Killer Queen

She’s a killer queen. Dynamite with a laser beam. And that “Oh, yeah, I’m bad” look is on her face because Shelley just made her first kill, a ginormous waterbug/roach that came in under the front door. I got it away from her before she ate it and then she wanted to give me kisses. Blech! Too soon for yet …

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Trans Board Member Resigns From HRC

Citing “betrayal, distrust, and anger”, Donna Rose, the only transgender member of HRC’s board of directors has resigned over internal dissent regarding ENDA. In a lengthy statement on her personal website, Rose asks for others to join her. Rose: “I call on other like-minded board members, steering committee leaders, donors, corporate sponsors, and volunteers to think long and hard about …

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Erratum

The story about the dog-collared twins at Folsom that so outraged Michelle Malkin is actually over two years old. It was first published in the Golden Gate [X]Press on September 29th, 2005. I should have done some due diligence when it comes to anything spewing from Malkin’s vile mouth, since she’s well known for twisting events to suit her wingnuttery. …

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Filthy Reminder: October 10th

I’ll be reading at Rapture next Wednesday with Eric Leven (pictured), Miss Understood, Jake Shears, and Michael Cunningham. Tonight’s installment will be a memorial to Dean Johnson, who was to host the series. From Rapture: “Please feel free to bring photos, music, writings or any other Dean Johnson-related memorabilia for the Honoring Wall which has already sprung up around our …

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Right Out

Second Avenue In front of Trump Palace 8:30am Stroller-pushing nanny on cell: “I swear to fucking Jesus, if I have to sit through Dora The Explorer one more fucking time, I’m jumping right off the 40th floor. Right out the fucking window. RIGHT OUT! Adios, muchachos!”

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Time To Move To A Higher Floor

Uh oh. The Arctic ice cap shrank so much this summer that waves briefly lapped along two long-imagined Arctic shipping routes, the Northwest Passage over Canada and the Northern Sea Route over Russia. Arctic Study Researchers haul a buoy across the Arctic sea ice in August, led by two Coast Guard crew whose job was to ward off polar bears …

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