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A Super Bowl Classic

This is the unedited version of the classic Men On Film skit from the 1992 Super Bowl episode of In Living Color. Two jokes were censored out of the skit in repeat airings. One referred to the Richard Gere/gerbil urban legend, the other implied that Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis a closet case. “You can run, but you can’t hide …

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Gillibrand Pledges Budget Amendment To Block Funding For DADT Enforcement

At the Human Rights Campaign’s $400/plate black tie gala at NYC’s Waldorf Astoria Hotel, last night Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announced that she would be submitting an amendment to the federal budget that would block the use of funds to enforce DADT. Gillibrand, the evening’s keynote speaker, also praised Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Admiral Mike Mullen for last week’s declaration …

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“Ex-Gay” Fliers Distributed At Maryland High Schools

Due to a 2006 lawsuit, some Maryland high schools have been forced to allow the distribution of “ex-gay” fliers by PFOX. Some Montgomery County high schools passed out fliers this week from an organization that contends gays can become heterosexual through therapy, and the schools say they cannot prevent the use of their distribution system by such groups. The fliers, …

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Joseph Farah At Teabagger Convention

World Net Daily founder Joseph Farah and his Just For Men Olympics gold medal winning mustache spoke at the Tea Party Convention last night. Farah’s speech was devoted almost entirely to the birther movement. And Jeebus. Who did have a birth certificate, apparently. Or something. Incidentally, this is the first I’ve heard Farah’s voice, which for somebody who runs the …

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Brendan Burke Dies In Car Accident

Brendan Burke, the openly gay son of Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke, died in a car accident in Indiana on Friday afternoon at the age of 21. The Burkes made international news in December when the story of Brendan’s coming out to his very supportive father was the subject of a profile on ESPN.com. The crash, said to …

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Tea Party Convention Opens In Nashville With A Racist Bang

The first ever Tea Party Convention got underway in Nashville today with a speech from former Rep. Tom Tancredo in which he lamented the loss of the Jim Crow days when southern blacks had to pass a literacy test in order to vote. In his speech Thursday to attendees, former Republican congressman Tom Tancredo invoked the loaded pre-civil rights era …

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Pat Robertson Accused Of Trading Liberian Gold Concession For Lobbying Work

According to the former president of Liberia, televangelist Pat Robertson traded gold mine concessions there in return for lobbying the Bush administration on his behalf. The revelations came in the midst of Taylor’s U.N.-backed trial on 11 counts of committing war crimes and crimes against humanity during Sierra Leone’s 1990s civil war. Taylor is accused of directing a Sierra Leonean …

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