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Anita 2.0 Does The 700 Club

The best bit is hearing Pat Robertson say “dumb bitch” on the air. “I want women to adorn themselves with proper clothing, modestly and discreetly, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly garments, but rather by means of good works, as is proper for women making a claim to godliness. A woman must quietly receive instruction with …

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White House Fixes DADT Language On Website, “Repeal” Replaces “Change”

Blogger activism works! Americablog: There was some concern that the Obama administration was backing off the President’s repeated promise to lift the ban after the White House Web site yesterday changed its commitment to “repeal” DADT to a promise to only “change” the policy in a “sensible way.” This lead many observers, including the Servicemembers Legal Defense Network, to worry …

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Fur Ball NYC: Saturday May 9th

Next Saturday May 9th at the NYC LGBT Community Center in the West Village: FUR BALL. Tickets: $8 advance, $10 at the door. Be warned…fur ahead! Join Dance 208 as we celebrate everything furry and fuzzy. Furball is back! There are 2 floors of dancing, go-go bears, cheap beer, bear art, and warm warm fur…and over 700 furry friends… So …

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Renewed Hope On Prop 8 Overturn

Kate Kendall, executive director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights, has renewed hope about the coming California Supreme Court decision on overturning Proposition 8. With its groundbreaking marriage decision a year ago, the California Supreme Court set us on a path that — despite some setbacks — has led to one marriage victory a week in the past month: …

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Butching Up Figure Skating

Canadian figure skating officials are looking for ways to butch up the sport in advance of the 2010 Vancouver Games. “It’s just as tough as football,” said Canadian figure skater Jeremy Ten, ranked third in Canada. “We aren’t tackling each other, but we are hitting the ice pretty hard. We’re hitting the boards; we’re scraping our shins and cutting ourselves.” …

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NOM Backs Away From Carrie Prejean

Gee, I wonder why NOM is suddenly disavowing an official relationship with Carrie Prejean? Could it be because she has turned out to yet another PR disaster? Maggie Gallagher, president of the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) released this statement today clarifying the role of Carrie Prejean at a press conference held Thursday in Washington, DC: “A number of media …

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Wal-Mart CEO Signed Anti-Gay Petition

Know Thy Neighbor is reporting that Wal-Mart CEO Mike Duke is among the 80,000 Arkansas residents that signed a petition to ban adoption for same-sex couples. His wife signed also. Mike Duke of 16 Pinnacle Drive, Rogers, Arkansas with the birthdate of 12/07/49 appears on a petition sheet for the Anti-Gay Arkansas Adoption and Foster Ban or Act 1. The …

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White House Restores LGBT Rights Promises On Website (But Changes DADT Wording From “Repeal” To “Change”)

UPDATE: There’s been another change and it’s for the better. Yesterday JMG reader Sean Chapin alerted me to the shrunken list of commitments to LGBT rights on the White House’s official site. What was once an eight-point list of detailed promises including the repeal of DADT, the repeal of DOMA, and other major commitments shrank to these two sentences: President …

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Broadway Friday

-Gay funnyman Seth Rudetsky will host the 2009 Broadway Touring Awards on Monday at the Hilton Theater. Liza Minnelli among the presenters.-The limited engagement of Waiting For Godot had its official opening last night at Studio 54 starring Nathan Lane, Bill Irwin, John Goodman and John Glover.-The soundtrack to Big Gay Musical will be released on July 14th.-PBS will broadcast …

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