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Put A Ring On It

Surely by now you’ve heard about the latest YouTube sensation, Shane Mercado, whose fabulously swishy home video performance of Beyonce’s Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) has garnered a zillion views. Mercado recreated his moves on the Bonnie Hunt Show last week with the help of a green screen. There are now loads of other YouTubers with their own …

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“Protect DOMA” Site Launched

Terrified at the prospect that Barack Obama will actually make LGBT Americans the full citizens they deserve to be, the Christianist right has preemptively launched Protect DOMA, a site designed to build opposition in minority communities to the repeal of the Defense Of Marriage Act. All of the photos and quotes on the main page are from black and Latino …

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NYTimes: Milk Is A Marvel

Milk gets a fantastic review from A.O. Scott in today’s NYTimes. An excerpt: That power lies in its uncanny balancing of nuance and scale, its ability to be about nearly everything — love, death, politics, sex, modernity — without losing sight of the intimate particulars of its story. Harvey Milk was an intriguing, inspiring figure. “Milk” is a marvel. Last …

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A Roadblock For Hillary?

Constitutional scholars have pointed out an odd twist in the road to Hillary Clinton’s appointment as Secretary of State. Apparently, members of Congress are barred from taking other jobs in government if the salary for the new job has been raised in the last year, as has been done this year for Cabinet positions. Here’s the archaic language of the …

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LA Film Festival Director Resigns Over Anti-Gay Donation

Los Angeles Film Festival director Richard Raddon has resigned after his donation to Yes On 8 caused some major Hollywood figures to threaten to boycott the events. In a statement, Raddon said, “I have always held the belief that all people, no matter race, religion or sexual orientation, are entitled to equal rights. As many know, I consider myself a …

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Layoffs At GLAAD

Citing reduced donations due to the poor economy and the Prop 8 battle, GLAAD has announced staff reductions across all departments. GLAAD President Neil G. Giuliano said that he has not seen actual numbers of positions eliminated, but that “the reduction in force touched all departments.” “We looked at the work we’re doing and the mission we have and we …

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Bragging Rights

Christine “I Was Beaten With A Bible By Murderous Homos” Cloud is being deified all over the wingnut-o-sphere. Sample quotes from Freepers: – “God bless that young lady, a true soldier!”– “CHEERS for the brave evangelical girl!”– “It’s just another daily example of the global Christian persecution.” It therefore pleases me endlessly to see the top result when you Google …

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Candace Gingrich Talks Prop 8

Candace Gingrich went on Keith Olbermann’s show to discuss the post-Prop 8 landscape, the letter she wrote to her brother, and the recent poll that shows if the vote were held again today, it would fail.

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Ann Coulter: “Mbbmlsfffooog!”

Santa Christ has brought you an early present. Via Page Six: WE HEAR…THAT although we didn’t think it would be possible to silence Ann Coulter, the leggy reaction- ary broke her jaw and the mouth that roared has been wired shut… Did she finally call the wrong dude a faggot? It IS her favorite word.

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