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AIDS Monument Dedication In NYC

Richard Davis at the NYC LGBT Center writes: On November 30, 2008, the eve of World AIDS Day, a small group gathered at Pier 49 on the Hudson River walk to dedicate the AIDS Monument. The project of the AIDS Monument Committee took 14 years to come to fruition. Located on the Hudson River Park at Bank Street, the memorial …

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Remembering Milk & Moscone

Sean Chapin made this fantastic clip which recaps the events that have taken place in SF over the last few days to mark the 30th anniversary of the assassinations of Harvey Milk and George Moscone. From the clip description: The evening started out as a Memorial Concert and featured performances from the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus, the San Francisco …

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Milk Opens Big

The opening weekend grosses for Milk are very, very good. Gus Van Sant’s “Milk” scored a huge Thanksgiving opening, according to initial estimates from Rentrak early this afternoon. The Focus Features release, a biopic of gay rights activist Harvey Milk, grossed $1,381,484 on just 36 screens over the three-day weekend, for a $38,375 average. This ranks as the highest opening …

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First Impressions

Castro Street, Saturday, 12:30 PM Leif and I are walking up the crowded Castro Street sidewalk when he calls out to a handsome bearded cub. Leif: Andy, you sexy motherfucker! Andy : Oh, hi….Leif….uh, these are my parents. Introductions were made to Andy’s tiny elderly parents who politely pretended not to have heard. I didn’t catch their names because I …

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Tonight: Blowoff San Francisco

Serendipitilicious = happening to be in San Francisco on the same weekend that Blowoff is in town. The fur begins to fly at Slim’s at 10PM. Every single person we ran into on the street today said they’re going, it should be a crazy night.

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NY Senate Democrats Back Off Promise For Marriage Equality In 2009

New York Senate Democrats are now telling the press that they may not bring up marriage equality in the upcoming session and may not do so at all until after the 2011 election. This, after encouraging boatloads of campaign donations from the LGBT community with the attached promise of bringing same-sex marriage to a vote. “We want to get there, …

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