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David And Davido

Orlando, Labor Day 1979Just a month shy of my 20th birthday, I was already old news at the Parliament House. After all, I’d been a regular there for over three years. You only really can maintain “new meat” status for about three months, six months, tops…no matter how young or pretty you are. After six months, you’ve had those that …

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Cuomo Wins, Maloney Shows

As expected, openly gay NY Attorney General candidate Sean Patrick Maloney finished third in yesterday’s primary, as Andrew Cuomo easily steamrollered over Maloney and Mark Green. Cuomo is (not incidentally), the son of former NY Governor Mario Cuomo, as again, name recognition trumps all among the feeble-minded electorate. (By the way, Cuomo presently supports gay marriage, although he has not …

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Full House: 3 Queens & A Pair Of Bears

The murky legality of the online gambling industry in the U.S., what with the feds arresting industry corporate honchos at airports, has not dissuaded ParadisePoker.com from taking this huge honking billboard at One Times Square. Similarly unfazed are the people behind ComeOutPoker.com, “the world’s first online poker site catering exclusively to the Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender (GLBT) community”, which launched …

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The Go-To Guy

2PM I’m walking past our conference room where one of the sales teams is having a meeting. Somebody inside says, “We should just ask Joe. He’s gay, he’s got to know.” I swivel smoothly on one foot and stick my head inside the room. “The answer is yes, it does hurt. But only at first. Usually.” I’m the go-to guy …

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New York City Survives, Thrives

As a lovely counterpoint to the grim post below this one, yesterday I attended the annual Broadway On Broadway, a free concert in Times Square featuring the casts of current and upcoming Broadway shows, where host Martin Short and 50,000 theatre fans showed the world that New York City still gloriously, exhuberantly, spectacularly, survive and thrives. The Farmboyz, David and …

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That Day

Manhattan, September 11th, 2001That day, I got to my office on 42nd Street at about 8:55am. About ten minutes later, I got a call from Terrence in Orlando. “Honey, you should look out your window because a plane just hit the World Trade Center!” I have a fabulous view of the Chrysler Building from my office, but to see the …

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Coney Island

Another marathon bike ride with the Farmboyz today. At 11am, we took the bikes onto the D train from underneath the Upper West Side’s Dakota, emerging about 40 minutes later at the end of the line on Coney Island, the first visit for all three of us. We wandered around the boardwalk for awhile, marveling at an attraction called Shoot …

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