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Gays Orgs Reverse Course, Now Support Federal Marriage Suit

Earlier this month, a powerful coalition of LGBT and progressive groups issued a joint statement in opposition to the federal marriage lawsuit being brought by superstar lawyers Ted Olson and David Boies. Yesterday the American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) announced that the ACLU, Lambda Legal, and the National Center for Lesbian Rights had reversed course and filed an amicus …

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Despite Protests, DNC’s LGBT Fundraiser Yields Record $1M

Although protesters outside Washington DC’s Mandarin Oriental shouted, “Shame, shame!” and “Don’t go in!” last night’s DNC fundraiser netted $1M in donations. A long list of LGBT activists had also registered their discontent by simply declining to attend the dinner: activist David Mixner, former Clinton advisor Richard Socarides, millionaire Bruce Bastian, prominent Obama supporter Stampp Corbin, blogger Andy Towle, and …

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Michael Savage Threatens Watchdogs

Radio loon Michael Savage has threatened to post personal information about the folks at Media Matters on his website. Clearly, he’s hoping for another Dr. Tiller. Right wing talker Michael Savage vowed yesterday during his broadcast that he will retaliate against media watchdog Media Matters for America by posting pictures and “pertinent information” about the organization’s staff on his website. …

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Tonight: Blowoff At NYC’s Highline

Bob Mould and Rich Morel’s traveling bear circus returns to Manhattan tonight at the Highline Ballroom in Chelsea. Should be quite the out-of-towner fur fest as Gotham kicks off Pride weekend. Doors open 10pm. Tickets $25. Purchase advance tickets here. You can check out the set list from the last Blowoff here. Blowoff around the nation: Atlanta, July 4th, at …

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Shepard Foundation Rejects Perez’ $$$

Perez Hilton say he plans to file a civil lawsuit against the Black Eyed Peas and will donate any judgment he wins to the Shepard Foundation as penance for having used hate speech. But the Shepards want no part of it. “We do not know the details of the lawsuit, whether it has been filed, the nature of his claims …

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Michael Jackson Dies Of Cardiac Arrest

Numerous television reports and gossip sites are reporting that Michael Jackson suffered “severe” cardiac arrest this afternoon and is critical condition in a Los Angeles hospital. He was administered CPR in the ambulance and is said to be in “really rough shape.” His family is en route to the hospital. UPDATE: TMZ is reporting that Jackson has died. We’ve just …

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The Shepards On The Hate Crimes Act

Today U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder urged the Senate Judiciary Committee to move immediately on the hate crimes bill. The bill is reportedly going to be attached to a defense appropriations bill, a tactic which failed the last time it was attempted.

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Camille Paglia: Gay Activists Are Childish

Camille Paglia thinks gay activists shouldn’t be bothering the president at a time when he so many others issues to deal with. She also announces the breakup of her relationship and says she questions whether lesbians are as capable as as gay men in maintaining long-term relationships. “I envy gay men. A fling for a lesbian couple is a betrayal.” …

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