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This Place Smells Like Balloons

As tedious as leather pageants can often be, last night the Farmboyz, Chris and I decided to drop in on the Mr. East Coast Rubber 2007 (NSFW) contest at the Eagle. I’m pals with Dave and Joey, the last two years’ winners, and while I find rubber fetishism a tad incomprehensible (I tried some on years ago and nearly had …

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KS Back In San Francisco

Horrible news of out San Francisco. San Francisco doctors have reported a cluster among gay men of unusual cases of Kaposi’s sarcoma, the cancer-like skin disease whose disfiguring purple lesions were a terrifying signature of a bygone era of the AIDS epidemic. All 15 patients under treatment for the condition are long-term survivors of HIV whose infections are firmly under …

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HomoQuotable – Randi Weingarten

“When we make a public declaration of our sexual orientation — when we say that we are proud members of this community, mountains move. Just that simple act helps create hope, opportunity and voice for the thousands of brothers and sisters who still think they must hide.” – Randi Weingarten, head of NYC’s powerful United Federation of Teachers, in a …

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PlanetOut Unloads RSVP Cruises

Continuing to shed lackluster properties, PlanetOut has sold their RSVP cruise business to main rival Atlantis Events for an undisclosed amount. The sale will not affect RSVP’s scheduled itinerary or passengers already booked. According to reports, Atlantis plans on maintaining the RSVP brand. In June this year, PlanetOut sold SpecPub, their adult magazine division. CEO Karen Magee says the latest …

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Broadway Friday

-Tony winner Christine Ebersole has been added to the cast of Rockers On Broadway: Salutes Motown, a benefit for Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS, which takes place on October 22th at B.B. Kings in Times Square. Others appearing include: Christian Hoff, Daniel Reichard, and J. Robert Spencer, along with Darlene Love, Mickey Dolenz, Deborah Gibson, Will Chase, Daphne Rubin-Vega, …

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Hate Crime Conviction In Sandy Case

Yesterday a Brooklyn jury convicted Anthony Fortunado in the death of Michael Sandy (left), who was lured to a local park last year after meeting Fortunado online. At the park, Fortunado, with three accomplices, attempted to rob Sandy, who was killed by a car as he attempted to escape. Fortunado was convicted of manslaughter as a hate crime and attempted …

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Al Gore: Oscar, Emmy, Nobel Peace Prize

By now you probably know that Al Gore has been awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for global warming work. Gore joins Americans such as Jimmy Carter and Martin Luther King. Now we can only hope that the Draft Gore movement gains more steam and convinces him to enter the 2008 presidential race. I like Hillary Clinton, but not wholeheartedly. …

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Jones On Craig

Here’s a portion of the email Mike Jones sent me regarding his motivation for making it known that Sen. Larry Craig was his escorting client and how he feels about the reaction so far. As far as trying to make money of these situations as I am being accused of, please consider this information: I did not attempt blackmail on …

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