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HomoQuotable – Christine Quinn

“Today, after meeting with Majority Leader Malcolm Smith and members of the State Senate, I am very optimistic that we will see equal rights come to the State of New York very soon. Our state has long been a moving force in fights for equal rights, and this crucial bill keeps us at the forefront of this movement. “During these …

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2 Girls, 1 Sub

Quiznos seems to be trying to make up for their Toasty Torpedo ad, which was criticized as “either a tasteless exercise in homophobic humor or camp genius. Or both.”

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ACLU Wins Another One: CA Student Gets $25K For Anti-Gay Harassment

A 16 year-old California lesbian has won a $25K settlement from her school district after the ACLU threatened a lawsuit for the way she was harassed by teachers and school employees. The agreement between the Vallejo City Unified School District and the American Civil Liberties Union was reached without litigation, said ACLU attorney Elizabeth Gill. In agreeing to the settlement, …

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President Obama: Don’t Flip Flop On DOMA

Via press release: The first ever federal lawsuit against Section 3 of DOMA (“Defense Of Marriage Act”) was filed on March 3, 2009 by GLAD (Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders) on behalf of eight same-sex married couples and three surviving spouses from Massachusetts who have been denied federal legal protections available to spouses. They served the government with the …

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O’Reilly: Will Christians Vote Out Adam Lambert On Tonight’s American Idol Final?

Fox’s Bill O’Reilly thinks that a Christian voting block may hurt Adam Lambert’s chances in tonight’s American Idol final because he is gay. Interestingly, last week when Christianist site World Net Daily published an editorial on the same issue, the author seemed to favor Adam Lambert. Debbie Egan, from North Carolina, however, admits that faith does factor into her voting, …

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of Penetration Inc, today’s Swag Tuesday giftie is Beautiful Mess, the ninth studio album from Swing Out Sister, which is available nationwide today. There are few artists in the pop music landscape who manage to stand the test of time while remaining completely unique and relevant. Swing Out Sister has managed to do this over their remarkable 20-plus year …

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90 Years In The Same Apartment

People in this town are famous for holding on to their apartments forever. As proof, the NY Daily News has a cute story today about Elsa Barnouw, a 102 year-old woman who has lived in her 3 bedroom Manhattan apartment for 90 years. Her parents’ rent in 1919: $5. Her rent today $397. The story notes that her apartment features …

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FL: Kept From A Dying Partner’s Bedside

A familiar story from Florida: When a loved one is in the hospital, you naturally want to be at the bedside. But what if the staff won’t allow it? hat’s what Janice Langbehn, a social worker in Lacey, Wash., says she experienced when her partner of 18 years, Lisa Pond, collapsed with an aneurysm during a Florida vacation and was …

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Tiny Houses

The above is my favorite from the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel’s slideshow of houses under 1000 square feet, from a new book by Andreas Wenning called Tiny Houses.

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