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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of Showtime, this week’s Swag Tuesday prize is an advance Season Two DVD box set of their hit series, Weeds, which goes on sale July 24th. And as a bonus, Showtime is throwing in a cute little Weeds gardening kit. From the Amazon product review: Funnier, darker and more daring, the second season of this acclaimed Showtime series reaches …

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Where To Go In Manhattan

A new free service in Manhattan called MizPee.com allows you to locate the closest public restroom via your PDA. Restrooms are ranked for cleanliness on a scale of 1-5, in case you can hold it long enough to make it to a higher-ranked location. With the paucity of public restrooms around town (no robo-johns for us, sadly) I can see …

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Advocate Comes Out

PlanetOut Partners has announced that the Advocate will now ship to subscribers without the cloaking cover that previously shielded its identity. Out will follow suit shortly. A good move, long overdue. Those that don’t want the mailman to know their business can still request their subscriptions be cloaked.

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Lesbian Gangs Run Amok Nationwide!Space Aliens Ate My Baby!

To hear Fox News and Bill O’Reilly tell it, we’ve got us a regular national lesbian gang crime wave on our hands. Oh, brother. Meanwhile here in NYC hardcore lefties are spinning a Free Mumia-ish web of support for the Newark Four, recently incarcerated for their stabbing attack on a straight man. I’m rather disappointed to see FIERCE! (an organization …

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UPS Ships 2nd Class To Gay Employees

UPS is refusing to grant spousal benefits to gay couples who have civil unioned in New Jersey, saying that they can only do so for couples that are married, as the company does for married gay employees in Massachusetts. UPS joins a growing list of New Jersey companies refusing to recognize state law requiring full benefits be granted to the …

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Gay Adoption Rights Advance Nationwide

Time Magazine on gay adoption: While adopted children in gay and lesbian homes were scarce a couple of decades ago, they now number 65,000, or more than 4% of adopted children in the U.S., according to a new study by the Williams Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Washington’s Urban Institute. Almost 2% of the nation’s 3 …

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Morning View – Two Bridges

Above are the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges, as seen from a party boat in the East River. Yesterday the Farmboyz, Chris and I attended Will Clark’s Bad Boys On The Hudson cruise. Just your typical party with porn stars, Rollerina, disco, and a beautiful evening on the water. Of course, I can only post pictures of what we saw from …

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Sheehan Vs. Pelosi?

Anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan is threatening to run for Nancy Pelosi’s seat in Congress unless Pelosi files articles of impeachment against George Bush by July 23rd. Sheehan lives in California outside of Pelosi’s district but California has no residency requirement for congressional members. Sheehan recently left the Democratic party saying it had “caved in” to the president. I adore Cindy …

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Pines Invasion Photo Recap

Despite the cool air and the occasional sprinkle, the weather did not wreck this year’s Fire Island Pines Invasion, as correctly predicted by humpy weatherman Jeff, seen here assessing the skies outside of the Pavillion. Topical humor was the drag theme of the day as we ran into a coke snorting Nicole Ritchie, a bald Britney, a TomKat & Surrey …

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Holsinger Hearing Set For Next Week

Dr. James Ballcock Holsinger’s nomination hearing for U.S. Surgeon General has been set for next week, where he will likely face strong questioning from Senate Health, Education, Welfare and Pensions Committee members Kennedy, Clinton, Obama and others. Most psychiatric and gay rights organizations have come out against Holsinger’s nomination, as well as former Surgeon General Jocelyn Elders. You never know …

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