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Daniel Radcliffe Helps Trevor Project

The Trevor Project, the nation’s only gay youth suicide prevention hotline, has announced (PDF) the receipt of a “major donation” from Daniel Radcliffe, who says: “I am very pleased to begin my support of The Trevor Project, which saves lives every day through its critical work. It’s extremely distressing to consider that in 2009 suicide is a top three killer …

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Referendum 71 May Make Ballot After All

In a strange turnaround, Washington state election officials have reversed their error rates on the signature validation process for Referendum 71 petitions, the ballot drive that would repeal the state’s new domestic partners law. Dominic Holden at Slog: After days of posting the number of invalid signatures for anti-gay Referendum 71, elections officials are retracting their counts, declaring that hundreds …

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Polish Woman Fined For “Gay Abuse”

A woman in Poland has been fined over $5000 for calling her young gay neighbor names like “faggot” and “queer.” A judge in north-west Poland ruled the 44-year-old woman had infringed Ryszard Giersz’s dignity by repeatedly verbally abusing him in public. The woman, identified in court as Anna S, was also ordered to pay Mr Giersz damages of 15,000 zloty …

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Olson & Boies: Stay Out Of Our Lawsuit

On Friday, Ted Olson and David Boies filed briefs demanding that LGBT rights groups and the city of San Francisco not be allowed to join their federal suit to overturn Prop 8. Chad Griffin, president of the American Foundation for Equal Rights, which launched the suit, sent a letter in July accusing the advocacy groups of undermining the case in …

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Tim Hortons Sponsors NOM Event

Tim Hortons, the Canadian doughnut chain with over 500 locations in the U.S., is sponsoring a National Organization for Marriage anti-gay event in Rhode Island, at which the featured speaker will be the reptilian Maggie Gallagher herself. Wesli Dymoke at Providence Daily Dose is floored: Yes, Tim Hortons. The Dunkin Donuts of Canada. You know, Canada — where same-sex marriage …

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This Week In Holy Crimes

Over the last seven days… Florida: Pastor Bernard LeCorn charged with grand theft, uttering a false instrument, forgery and exploitation of the elderly.Connecticut: Father Michael Fadden claims that Bishop William Lori threatened to send him to a nuns’ convent after Fadden helped expose another priest who had embezzled $1M.Tennessee: Lawyers for Pastor John McCarroll claim that his arrest for indecent …

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Quote Of The Day – Sarah Palin

“The America I know and love is not one in which my parents or my baby with Down Syndrome will have to stand in front of Obama’s ‘death panel’ so his bureaucrats can decide, based on a subjective judgment of their ‘level of productivity in society,’ whether they are worthy of health care. Such a system is downright evil.” – …

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Hillside Memorial Garden

On a quiet acre of Hillside Campground is the Memorial Garden, where campers have paid tribute to friends and lovers lost over the decades of camp’s existence. The displays range from elaborately carved stones to mere photographs in plastic sleeves. There’s a pair of bronzed combat boots, and two feet away, a pair of bronzed pumps. Raucous groups of friends …

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