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DC Times Drops “Gay” Scare Quotes

The new editor of the Washington Times, DC’s Moonie-owned right-wing newspaper, has updated the paper’s style rules. New rules: 1) Clinton will be the headline word for Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton. 2) Gay is approved for copy and preferred over homosexual, except in clinical references or references to sexual activity. 3) The quotation marks will come off gay marriage (preferred …

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Lawrence King Story On CNN

The Lawrence King story got in-depth coverage on Anderson Cooper 360 last night. Some new details were revealed including that King’s killer may have been bullied himself. (Via – Towleroad.)

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Live-Blogging The Pink Flight

If you’d like to follow along, Ken Martino is now live-blogging (somehow) from the Sydney Mardi Gras Pink Flight which departs San Francisco tonight. The flight is hosted by Kathy Griffin, so expect shenanigans – at least for the first few hours until everybody sacks out on that looooong flight. Here’s the first shot of Ken with the flight attendants.

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Cops Sweep Fake Goods From Chinatown

In one of the largest raids in NYC history, today the NYPD conducted a massive sweep of Chinatown’s bustling counterfeit designer goods shops, clearing Canal Street of knockoff watches and handbags. Police padlocked 32 businesses whose owners now face stiff fines or imprisonment. Mayor Bloomberg: “It is organized crime, frequently accompanied by bloody turf wars, stickups and armed assaults. Counterfeiters …

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DC Takes A Shot At Gotham’s Subway

This is the new anti-litter campaign on DC’s Metro in which they diss the rats in NYC’s subway. I love the rats! They give you something to watch while you’re waiting for the train. DC’s subway is light-years away from Gotham’s in terms of convenience, but the stations are quite beautiful and clean. But a few rats is still worth …

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The Jokes Write Themselves

Have you planned your summer yet? For Immediate Release:February 26, 2008 Craig Accepting Applications for Summer InternsDeadline Quickly Approaching WASHINGTON, D.C. – Idaho Senator Larry Craig is currently seeking intern applications for the summer term, which runs from May to August. The application deadline is March 15, however if more time is needed for the application process, please contact Senator …

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Prison For Would-Be Pride Bomber

A tiny bit of light in today’s parade of horrors: (Zagreb) A 25-year old man convicted of plotting to throw Molotov cocktails into a gay pride march last July in the Croatian capital has been sentenced to 14 months behind bars. Josip Situm was convicted of endangering lives and property. He was arrested last summer as he prepared to hurl …

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HomoQuotable – Andrew Sullivan

“A president Obama should offer the first SCOTUS vacancy to Senator Clinton. It’s perfect for her: she gets to lord it over others, she’s a sharp lawyer, it appeals to her vanity, she doesn’t have to get elected, and as a sitting senator, she’d be a shoo-in. The base would love it.” – Andrew Sullivan, responding to a column by …

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“Are You Looking At Me, Faggot?”

More ugly Florida news today. A gay man was brutally beaten at the Floridian, a popular diner on Fort Lauderdale’s gorgeous Las Olas Boulevard, after his partner said “good morning” to another patron. Police are searching for a man driven by hate, who beat a gay man and threatened him and his partner, after they finished a meal at an …

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Is Romney Rejoining The Race?

You know, that whole “suspending the campaign” bit did sound fishy. Josh Romney, one of former Gov. Mitt Romney’s five sons, says it’s “possible” his father may rejoin the race for the White House, as a vice presidential candidate or as the Republican Party’s standard-bearer if the campaign of Sen. John McCain falters. The 60-year-old Romney, who “suspended” his campaign …

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