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Historic First: Gay Rights Declaration At United Nations

Delayed by one week, the declaration calling for the global decriminalization of homosexuality was read to the United Nations General Assembly yesterday. The declaration was supported by 66 nations but not the United States. An unprecedented declaration seeking to decriminalize homosexuality won the support of 66 countries in the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, but opponents criticized it as …

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Levi Johnston’s Mom Busted For Drugs

Sarah Palin’s co-grandma-to-be was arrested on drug charges yesterday. A 42-year-old Wasilla woman was arrested Thursday at her home by Alaska State Troopers with a search warrant in an undercover drug investigation. Sherry L. Johnston was charged with six felony counts of misconduct involving a controlled substance. Johnston is the mother of Levi Johnston, the Wasilla 18-year-old who received international …

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Deep Throat Dead At 95

Mark Felt, aka “Deep Throat”, the secret tipster who helped bring down Richard Nixon, died yesterday at 95 years old. As the second-highest official in the FBI under longtime director J. Edgar Hoover and interim director L. Patrick Gray, Felt detested the Nixon administration’s attempt to subvert the bureau’s investigation into the complex of crimes and coverups known as the …

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More Warren Reactions: Frank, Solmonese, GLAAD, LA LGBT Center

I’ve been inundated with emails from various groups denouncing the selection of Rick Warren to give the invocation at Obama’s inauguration. I’ll add to this post through the day as I get to them.Barney Frank: “I am very disappointed by President-elect Barack Obama’s decision to honor Reverend Rick Warren with a prominent role in his inauguration. Religious leaders obviously have …

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Victory Fund Unhappy With Obama Cabinet

The Victory Fund has expressed their disappointment that Barack Obama has tapped Rep. Hilda Solis as Secretary of Labor, rather than openly lesbian labor activist Mary Beth Maxwell. Solis’ appointment closes out the last major position in the Obama Cabinet, leaving nothing open for the selection of an LGBT candidate. With the rumored nomination of Rep. Hilda Solis to the …

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Saturday: Light Up The Night

Join The Impact sends a reminder about this Saturday’s Light Up The Night rally in NYC which includes the corrected locations to the ones I posted earlier this week. Find the protest in your city via the links at bottom. NYC MARCH FOR EQUAL RIGHTS AND GAY MARRIAGE Saturday, December 20, 6 PM, 35th Street And Sixth Avenue This Saturday, …

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Moral Majority Co-Founder And Top-Rung Homophobe Paul Weyrich Dies At 66

Paul Weyrich, co-founder of the anti-gay Moral Majority, architect of the Christian Coalition, reputed Dominionist, and ardent opponent of LGBT rights, has died at age 66. Conservative activist Paul Weyrich, who coined the phrase “moral majority” and helped turn social conservatives into a powerful force in the Republican Party, died Thursday. He was 66. Weyrich’s death was announced by the …

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Gotham 3-D

Coolness from Google Earth Blog: Google has updated the 3D buildings in Google Earth for New York City! This is a HUGE update with at least hundreds (if not thousands) of new 3D buildings with photo textures applied. Basically, Google has completed nearly every building in Manhattan Island for Google Earth. Just fly to “New York City” and turn on …

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Obama Responds To Rick Warren Flap

Barack Obama was questioned about his selection of Rick Warren during a televised press conference this morning. His response: I am a fierce advocate for equality for gay and — well, let me start by talking about my own views. I think it is no secret that I am a fierce advocate for equality for gay and lesbian Americans. It …

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