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Courage Campaign Asks:
President Obama, Keep Your Promise

The Courage Campaign wants you to sign on to their letter asking President Obama to keep his promise and grant health benefits to the partners of LGBT federal employees. Dear President Barack Obama, Your historic election to the presidency shows that any barrier to equality in America can be overcome. We were especially pleased that you demonstrated a clear commitment …

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Stephen & Snakes

Our most recent Swag Tuesday winner is Stephen, who will be attending Rites XXX: The Black Party courtesy of the Saint-At-Large. Interestingly, Stephen will not be bestowing his other ticket on his boyfriend. Party in the balcony! I kid, I kid. Advance tickets are available online here. RELATED: The promoters have asked me to mention that despite what this year’s …

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Vermont Begins Marriage Session

The Vermont legislature just began debating their marriage equality bill. The haters, of course, are out in force. Hundreds of gay marriage opponents have converged on the Vermont Statehouse to lobby lawmakers as the Legislature opens a week’s worth of hearings on a same-sex marriage bill. Cheering and wearing buttons that read “Marriage — A Mother & Father for Every …

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Don Imus Has Prostate Cancer

Racist shock radio DJ Don Imus revealed today that he’s been diagnosed with nappy-headed prostate cancer. The cancer diagnosis was the latest twist in a storied career of the radio morning man. In 2007, Imus was fired by WFAN after he called the Rutgers women’s basketball team, “nappy-headed hos.” He also lost his MSNBC TV simulcast of his radio show …

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WaPo Says Yes To UAFA

Calling it the righting of a “gross unfairness”, today the Washington Post editorialized in favor of the Uniting American Families Act, which would allow the foreign partners of same-sex binational couples the same rights as married heterosexuals. The strain of the status quo on gay and lesbian binational couples should not be discounted. Because their relationships are not legally recognized …

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The Siffy Channel

Ugh. The Sci-Fi Channel is changing its name to SyFy, because you cannot trademark “sci fi”. “We couldn’t own Sci Fi; it’s a genre,” said Bonnie Hammer, the former president of Sci Fi who became the president of NBC Universal Cable Entertainment and Universal Cable Productions. “But we can own Syfy.” Another benefit of the new name is that it …

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