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Pam Spaulding’s DNC Travel Fund

Pam Spaulding and her team of co-bloggers are among the very short list of LGBT activists on the Democratic National Convention committee’s list of officially invited bloggers. Pam’s House Blend is also the only blog with press credentials with a transgender blogger on its roster. Since the sanctioned bloggers have to pay their own way, please consider contributing to Pam’s …

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Laurie Anderson At Lincoln Center

Last night Aaron and I attended the first night of legendary multi-media performance artist Laurie Anderson’s five night stand at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater at the Time-Warner Center, where she presented a remarkably low-tech version of her latest show, Homeland. Four acoustic musicians, two backup singers, and Anderson’s keyboard with its loops and beats. No video, no lasers, nothing. And …

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Autism Comments Fallout: Seven Stations Fire Michael Savage

Days after his claim that 99% of autistic children just need to be smacked into proper behavior, a seven-station radio network has cancelled Michael Savage’s radio show. Super Talk Mississippi, which owns and operates seven conservative radio stations in Mississippi, issued a press release today stating that Michael Savage and his radio show Savage Nation had been canceled effective immediately. …

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The New Old Gays

The New York Observer has posted a fascinating story about the reswishification of gay culture. Project Runway Season 1 contestant Austin Scarlett is New Old Gay, Project Runway Season 4 winner Christian Siriano is New Gay. The Scissor Sisters are New Gay. Rufus Wainwright flirts with being New Old Gay, but he’s really New Gay in a Judy Garland costume. …

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Scandal For John Edwards?

The National Enquirer is sticking to a story it posted last night which claims that NC Sen. John Edwards has been cheating on his ailing-from-cancer wife and has fathered a “love child” with documentarian Reille Hunter. According to the story, on Monday night Enquirer reporters caught Edwards sneaking in and out of Hunter’s hotel room in Los Angeles, causing the …

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That Ain’t Right, Nike

Via The Gay Recluse comes word of the latest Nike campaign, which features a series of athletes “humiliated” by having their faces pushed into the crotches of other players. Tag lines on the “That Ain’t Right” campaign include “Your mama won’t let you come home after this. What would she tell the neighbors?” The ad was created by Wieden+Kennedy. Non-consensual …

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