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Brits May Need Visa To Visit U.S.

The government is working on closing the “visa loophole” that allows British citizens to enter the U.S. without a visa, citing terrorism concerns over Britain’s vast Pakistani population, which currently numbers about 800,000. Options on the table include requiring all Brits to apply for a visa or singling out only Brits of Pakistani origin. Naturally, the British government is balking …

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West Loses In New Paltz

Mayor Jason West lost his reelection bid in New Paltz, New York yesterday. You may remember West from 2004, when he followed the lead of SF Mayor Gavin Newsom and presided over the weddings of 24 gay couples in his tiny village on the Hudson, ramping up debate on gay marriage in the New York area. West was charged with …

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Morning View – American Museum
Of Natural History

My buddy Dr. Jeff snapped this photo of American Museum Of Natural History, a neo-Gothic Upper West Side landmark that was built between 1874-77. It’s my favorite museum in NYC, as I enjoy science and nature a bit more than soup cans and sarcophagi. The museum faces Central Park from 81st Steet, almost directly across the park from the Met. …

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HomoQuotable – John Browne

“I have always regarded my sexuality as a personal matter, to be kept private. It is a matter of deep disappointment that a newspaper group has now decided that allegations about my personal life should be made public.” – British Petroleum Chairman John Browne, who resigned today after a British judge lifted the injunction stopping the press from publishing details …

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Tabloid Trash

Supermarket tabloid Globe laid this big fat lie on dumbass shoppers this week. Of course, there is absolutely no evidence that the Virginia Tech shooter was gay. While I’m certain that nobody here buys or believes anything that rags like Globe say, remember that these tabs are consumed by the millions every week. As occasional JMG commenter Steph Mineart puts …

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Accomplished: 3351 Dead Soldiers

Today is the anniverary of one of the stupidest and most contrived political stunts in American history and the Democratic candidates are not missing the opportunity to comment on it. Barack Obama: “Four years after President Bush landed on an aircraft carrier and declared ‘Mission Accomplished,’ we are still in a war where more than one hundred American service members …

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Your Love Is A Tease

My vote for this year’s summer song goes to Welsh scruffy cutie Rod Thomas, for his breezy, perfect, Your Love Is A Tease. I can’t stop playing it! (via – Troubled Diva.)

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Truthsmellers

Calling it the “greatest threat to American freedom today”, some Christian activists are staging a campaign against the passage of the Matthew Shepard Act, a bill currently before Congress that would include LGBT people in hate crimes protections. The Christian group is Truthtellers, headed by Rev. Ted Pike, whom you may recall as being behind the 2004 protest of a …

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of Carroll & Graf, this week’s swag is The Mammoth Book Of New Gay Erotica, edited by Lawrence Schimel and featuring stories by a stable of notables. A classic updated – Presenting the hot, new edition of the seminal collection of erotica by and about gay men, The Mammoth Book of New Gay Erotica features over 30 short pieces …

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