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SF Muni Crash Injures Dozens Near Castro

Dozens are injured, some critically, after a crash of San Francisco’s Muni just west of the Castro at the West Portal Station. The station is one stop away from the Castro. Forty-seven people were injured today, four of them severely, when a Municipal Railway train rear-ended another Muni train at the West Portal Station, authorities said. Witnesses described a chaotic …

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NY. Sen. Tom Duane Rages On HIV Bill

Openly gay and openly HIV positive New York Senator Tom Duane delivered one of the most blistering, heartfelt, and painful speeches I think I may have ever heard yesterday. The NY Daily News: Sen. Tom Duane gave an eyebrow-raising performance on the Senate floor early this morning in hopes of moving his colleagues to support a bill that prevents people …

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And That’s The Way It Is,
Walter Cronkite Dies At Age 92

Walter Cronkite, “the most trusted man” in the history of television news, has died in New York City at the age of 92. Walter Cronkite, who personified television journalism for more than a generation as anchor and managing editor of the “CBS Evening News,” has died. CBS vice president Linda Mason says Cronkite died at 7:42 p.m. Friday with his …

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Vatican Praises…..Oscar Wilde?

OK, this one gets the WTF of the week. The Vatican has praised the work of bisexual playwright Oscar Wilde, despite previously regarding him as an immoral degenerate. The newspaper L’Osservatore Romano, which is seen as the official mouthpiece of Pope Benedict XVI, described him as “always looking for the beautiful and the good, but also for a God”. The …

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Special Swag Friday

Courtesy of the Karpel Group, we have a Special Swag Friday prize today of two tickets to see the fabulous and legendary Justin Bond at Manhattan’s Highline Ballroom on Wednesday, July 22nd, where Bond will debut songs from his new EP Pink Slip. You may know Bond from his eternal lounge combo Kiki & Herb, which longtime readers will know …

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Scandal: Wingnut Group Associated With Limbaugh & Coulter Selling Their Endorsements For Millions

The American Conservative Union, who bills themselves as “the nation’s oldest and largest conservative lobbying group,” has been busted by Politico for offering to sell their endorsement to FedEx for $2M – $3M. At the moment, FedEx is fighting Congress about changes that increase the power of their employees union. The American Conservative Union asked FedEx for a check for …

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HomoQuotable – LZ Granderson

“While those who were at Stonewall talk about the fear of being arrested by police, 40 years ago, blacks talked about the fear of dying at the hands of police and not having their bodies found or murder investigated. The 13th Amendment was signed in 1865, and it wasn’t until 1948 that President Harry S Truman desegregated the military. That’s …

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Shopping Monsters Only, Please

Chelsea’s notorious Limelight, the nightspot that gave us club kids, Amanda Lepore, and a murdered drug dealer or two, is finally about to reopen as a sort of mall. PageSix reports that the venue will be called Limelight Marketplace. Jack Menashe, who owned nightclub Lounge in SoHo, is turning the long-vacant, 1849 Gothic Revival church into Limelight Marketplace with the …

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