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The Trials Of Ted Haggard

A new documentary about Ted Haggard’s post-scandal life is coming next month from HBO and Haggard will help the network promote it. Disgraced evangelical leader Ted Haggard has agreed to help promote a new documentary following his life in exile after a 2006 sex scandal — no longer bound by an agreement with his former church that prohibited him from …

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Shoe Thrower Wants A Pardon

Maybe a few beatings have him changing his tune? A spokesman for Iraq’s prime minister says the journalist who threw his shoes at President George W. Bush has asked for a pardon. Spokesman Yassin Majid says that in a letter sent Thursday to Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki the journalist described his behavior as “an ugly act” and asked to be …

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The Gayest Xmas Special Ever

Over at Listverse they have counted down the best and worst Christmas specials of all time. Top Five Best: 1. A Charlie Brown Christmas2. How The Grinch Stole Chrismas3. Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer4. Frosty The Snowman5. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town But my personal favorite will always be Pee-Wee’s Playhouse Christmas Special. Gay, gay, gay. The guest list alone! …

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Gay Man Backed For Secretary Of Navy

Openly gay William White, currently the CEO of the Intrepid Museum Foundation, is being pitched to Barack Obama’s transition team as the right choice for Secretary of the Navy. Some top retired military leaders and some Democrats in Congress are backing William White, chief operating officer of the Intrepid Museum Foundation, to be the next secretary of the Navy – …

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The Price Is *Exactly* Right

For the first time in almost 30 years, this week a Price Is Right contestant guessed the exact cost of his final round showcase. But watch how completely “meh” Drew Carey is about it. Rosie O’Donnell really should have gotten that gig.

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Gay Orgs React To Warren Selection

Rea Carey, executive director of the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force: “President-elect Obama campaigned on a theme of inclusivity, yet the selection of Rick Warren to give the invocation is a direct affront to that very principle. This was a divisive choice, and clearly not one that will help our country come together and heal. We urge President-elect Obama …

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Maloney Quits Paterson Office

Last week openly gay politico Sean Patrick Maloney resigned his job as First Deputy Secretary with NY Gov. David Paterson. Maloney, an aide to disgraced New York Governor Eliot Spitzer who continued to work for Governor David Paterson, resigned his post as first deputy secretary on December 9. The New York Post reported that Maloney had the title of “special …

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Anderson Cooper On Rick Warren

On Anderson Cooper 360 last night, Roland Martin, Hilary Rosen, and Robert Zimmerman debated the choice of Pastor Rick Warren to give the invocation at Barack Obama’s inauguration. Obama’s spokesman: “This is going to be the most inclusive, open, accessible inauguration in American history. The president-elect certainly disagrees with him [Warren] on [lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender] issues. But it has …

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Our Passionate Struggle

Two weeks ago I visited a new exhibit from the SF GLBT Historical Society called Passionate Struggle: The Dynamics Of San Francisco’s GLBT History, which is housed on the corner of Castro and 18th Streets in a storefront that once was the site of Wolf Camera. This exhibit explores the dynamic tensions between passion and struggle that have forged San …

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