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Afternoon View – Deliciousness

Aaron, Chris and I are in Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey at the Jefferson Diner, where their dessert carousel featured pies the size of basketballs. If you’re gonna be at Hillside Campground this weekend, stop by Site 62 and say “Hello.” (Yes, I’m live-blogging from a NJ diner. Sophistication!)

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Obama Campaign: Faith-Based Funding Will Not Hurt Gays

Barack Obama’s campaign has assured Pam Spaulding (author of Pam’s House Blend) that his faith-based initiative funding will not be allowed to be used for “ex-gay” therapies or for any project that advocates for a particular faith. Via Pam: A source with Senator Obama’s campaign (Director of the LGBT Vote, Dave Noble) has now confirmed to Pam’s House Blend that …

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Ft. Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle Loves To Talk About T-Room Sex

Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle once again hammered the straw man issue of dirty, restroom trolling queers yesterday at the same time that he allowed that a “responsible homosexual” could be mayor of the city. Naugle will be term-limited out of office next year and two openly gay men have announced their mayoral candidacies. Many in Fort Lauderdale’s gay community …

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HomoQuotable – Robert Dekoven

“Many people are deeply upset that our fundamental right to marry will soon appear on a ballot for public vote. It won’t be the first time in California’s history. In past elections, we’ve had to fight against initiatives that would have prohibited GLBT teachers from teaching in public schools and an initiative that sought to segregate HIV-positive people from the …

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Boycott Launched Against CA Hotelier

A coalition of marriage equality advocates and a hotel workers union in California are calling for a boycott of Hyatt hotels owned by San Diego tycoon Doug Manchester after he donated $125K in support of Proposition 8, the November ballot measure that would overturn gay marriage. The group’s message Thursday was to urge residents and tourists to stay at other …

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SC Says “No” To Gay Tourism

A tourism agency booked South Carolina into a gay tourism campaign in the UK, but once state officials found out about it, they refused to pay for it. South Carolina’s top tourism agency has canceled an overseas advertising campaign targeting gay tourists. The campaign, tied to gay pride week celebrations in London, included ads that proclaimed “South Carolina is so …

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FISA: Bush Signs, ACLU Sues

Yesterday Dubya signed away another piece of democracy when he gleefully scratched his name in blood onto the FISA bill. George W. Bush Thursday signed a law expanding legal authority for wiretaps by spy agencies which he hailed as vital for America’s security, after a fierce Congress battle. “This law will play a critical role in helping to prevent another …

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