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Two weeks ago my beloved Dugout inexplicably and officially became the Ramrod. Out went the jukebox so skillfully curated all these years by DJ Superdaddy. In came go-go boys, a leather shop, and a live DJ with a love for Britney and Madonna. Heavy, heavy sigh. A poster on the door gives the impression that “Ramrod has come back!” to …

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Poll: Marriage Support Drops In NY

A Siena poll released today shows that support for marriage equality has unexpectedly dropped seven points in New York state. Elizabeth Benjamin: Today’s Siena poll doesn’t have much good news for Gov. David Paterson (again), showing his job approval rating remains historically low (18 percent) and also that New Yorkers are split down the middle (46-46) on one of his …

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Sean Chapin – Turn

JMG reader Sean Chapin had the word “fag” keyed across his car while on vacation near Palm Springs, an incident which he has turned into another one of his clever LGBT rights songs.

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PhoboQuotable – Matt Barber

“Oh, those fun-loving little sadomasochists. They do enjoy their, um, slapstick, don’t they? I’m flattered to have made such an impression. Comedy aside, though, forgive me if I find the specter of a fussy little mob of queer CPAs, I.T. geeks and interior designers in buttless leather chaps pointing at me shrieking ‘There he is! There he is!’ a little …

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Obama Taps Latina For SCOTUS

At 10am today President Obama will announce his nomination of federal appeals court judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court. Sotomayor is a Bronx-born Puerto Rican. If confirmed by the Democratic-controlled Senate, Judge Sotomayor, 54, would replace Justice David H. Souter to become the second woman on the court and only the third female justice in the history of …

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Prom Night II: The STDs

Remember that recent study proving that kids who pledge abstinence until marriage actually have “significantly more unsafe sex” than regular kids? Apparently that result is lost on Oklahoma’s Agape Project, judging by their new billboard campaign. (Photo via JMG reader M.A.)

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