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Serbia To Try Gay Pride Again, Extremists Promise Violence

Serbia’s last gay Pride event was in 2001, when extremists attacked participants with stones and rioted around a student center where gays had taken refuge. Subsequent attempts to restage a parade failed. But this weekend, Belgrade will try again. Orthodox Bishop Amfilohije has already warned Serbians that the event will be a “parade of shame” adding that “gay and lesbian …

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Judge Threatens Birther Loon Orly Taitz For “Frivolous Lawsuit”

Not only did he toss out wild wig-woman Orly Taitz’s lawsuit demanding that Barack Obama issue his birth certificate, a federal judge threatened her with sanctions if she tried again. Taitz’s suit was filed on behalf of Army Capt. Connie Rhodes, who says since Obama is not her legitimate commander in chief, she didn’t have to deploy to Iraq. She …

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NEM Support In Denmark

Supportive Danes will rally at the American embassy in Copenhagen as LGBT Americans gather in Washington, DC for the National Equality March. From their Facebook group page: Host: Brandon MayoType: Causes – RallyNetwork: GlobalDate: Sunday, October 11, 2009Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pmLocation: American EmbassyStreet: Dag Hammarskjölds Allé 24City/Town: Copenhagen, DenmarkEmail: [email protected] Mange tak, Denmark!

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Blowoff Three-Way Giveaway

Head over to Bearotic where they are giving away tickets to the next three Blowoff parties, including tomorrow night’s beer-soaked bacchanal at the Highline Ballroom in NYC, and followed by Saturday’s party in DC and next week’s in SF. Here’s the schedule for the rest of the month: New York — Friday, September 18th, 200911:30PM – 4AM @ Highline Ballroom …

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Open Thread Thursday

Puff The Magic Dragon, as noted in the previous post, always makes me cry. I can’t explain it and I can’t control it. What songs have that effect on you? Some others for me are below. A couple of them are instrumentals, but a lot of late 90’s trance was just so damn melancholy. Pet Shop Boys – Being BoringVoyage …

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Folk Star Mary Travers Dead At 72

The celebrity death toll of 2009 continues to gain speed. Mary Travers of the famed 1960’s folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary has died at the age of 72. The band’s publicist, Heather Lylis, says Travers died at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut on Wednesday. She was 72 and had battled leukemia for several years. Travers joined forces with Peter Yarrow …

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Laugh-In Star Henry Gibson, 73

Henry Gibson, one of the standout ensemble members of the late 60’s counter-culture comedy show Laugh-In, has died at age 73. Actor Henry Gibson, who played roles ranging from loopy poets to vengeful Illinois Nazis and cranky judges during a 40-year film and television career, has died at age 73, his representatives said Wednesday. Gibson was a regular on “Rowan …

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