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DC Metro Trains Collide, Many Injuries

Two DC Metro trains collided at about 5pm today. The trains were above ground at the time of the collision. There are numerous injuries and at least one fatality. NBC reports: Two Metro trains collided between the Takoma and Fort Totten stations on the Red Line, resulting in at least one fatality, D.C. Fire and EMS Department spokesman Alan Etter …

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Banner Day At English-Only “Conferenece”

The morans at the English-only confab (featured speaker: Pat Buchanan) had a little problem with their banner. Snork! Also: “Building the new majority”? Uh, haven’t they seen the demographic trends for this country’s Hispanic population? Some states are heading for a Hispanic majority within a few years. New Mexico is almost there right now. (Via – Shakesville)

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SLDN To Join DNC Fundraiser Protest

The Servicemembers Legal Defense Network joins the fray. SLDN will be outside boycotting the Democratic National Committee (DNC) LGBT event in Washington this Thursday. SLDN will be calling upon the President to end his silence on “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” We will be wearing and handing out buttons with the number 265, representing the number of service members who will …

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Portland Mayor Sam Adams Cleared

Openly gay Portland mayor Sam Adams has been cleared of charges that he had an affair with the then-underage Beau Breedlove. After a six-month investigation, Oregon Attorney General John Kroger found no evidence that Portland Mayor Sam Adams broke the law by engaging in a relationship with Beau Breedlove. In a report released this morning, Kroger said Breedlove lacked credibility …

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Slideshow: Folsom Street East 2009

Despite the intermittent showers, the folks at Folsom Street East pulled off another huge success, with Chelsea’s W. 28th mobbed at times from end to end. As per usual, there was a guy with a snake, a guy with a parrot, and just to shake up tradition – a guy with a weasel. Also: drunk boys, leather boys, and pony …

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Family Values Champion Brian Blair Arrested For Beating His Family

Yesterday, Father’s Day, former pro wrestler and current Florida politician Brian Blair, who campaigned against the Day Of Silence, silenced his two children by beating and choking them. Blair, 52, was arrested shortly after 5 a.m. after an altercation at his family’s home in the Forest Hills area of Tampa, sheriff’s Deputy Larry McKinnon said. Blair and his wife, Toni, …

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Lt.. Dan Choi Launches Site

Lt. Dan Choi, arguably the most passionate and personable figure to emerge in the LGBT rights movement in several years, has launched a personal website. The “in the news” portion of his site features numerous video clips of Choi’s appearances on national news shows. There’s also a link to a site selling his trademark “Don’t Hide” t-shirts.

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Friendly Voices – Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT)

“Public officials aren’t supposed to change their minds. But I firmly believe that it’s important to keep learning. Last week, while I was in Connecticut meeting with members of the gay and lesbian community from across the state, I had the opportunity to tell them what I’ve learned about marriage, and about equality. While I’ve long been for extending every …

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Daily Ungrumble

If you haven’t been following Andrew Sullivan on the crisis in Iran, you are missing some of the most astounding blogging seen since the medium was invented. His coverage has been exhaustive, contemplative, and nothing short of Pulitzer-worthy, in my opinion. It’s a bit daunting just as a reader to follow his dozens of Iran updates a day, and while …

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