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Massachusetts May Roll Back Residency Requirement For Marriage

Good news out of Massachusetts – by next week gay New Yorkers may have a shorter trip to get hitched. State lawmakers are expected to vote next week on repealing a 1913 law that prevents out-of-state gay and lesbian couples from getting married in Massachusetts, reigniting a divisive debate on an issue that has stirred passions and put the state …

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Mike Jones Says No To Fox

The Denver Post is reporting that Mike Jones, the gay escort who brought down televangelist Ted Haggard, just turned down the producers of Fox’s game show Moment Of Truth. Mike Jones, the former male prostitute/masseur who jump-started the Ted Haggard scandal, just turned down a chance to make $500,000. But not the easy way. He was in talks with the …

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Morning View – Sotheby’s

On York Avenue and 71st Street on the Upper East Side, Sotheby’s is the second longest-running auction house in the world. The Manhattan office combines galleries, specialty departments and storage in one location.

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Jesse Jackson Gelds Himself

Rumors about this gaffe and the other whispered comments that Fox isn’t showing us have been flying all day. What else could Jackson have said that could be so bad that even Fox won’t show it? Jackson’s own son, Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. even blasted his dad: “I’m deeply outraged and disappointed in Rev. Jackson’s reckless statements about Sen. Barack …

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Senate Approves FISA, Warrantless Wiretapping To Become Law

Thanks to today’s Senate vote to approve the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, warrantless wiretapping, arguably the most intrusive violation of Americans’ right to privacy, will become legal. Oh, and everybody who’s already done it is now immunized against lawsuits. A list of how each Senator voted is here. The Democratic-led Congress this afternoon voted to put an end to the …

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Gay Man Sues Bible Publishers For $70M

Wingnut site WorldNetDaily is reporting that a gay Michigan man is suing two local Christian publishing houses for a combined $70M for putting out versions of the Bible which he says featured deliberately changed Biblical admonishments against homosexuality. Bradley Fowler, 39, claims the changes by Zondervan and Thomas Nelson Publishing caused his family to ostracize him and created twenty years …

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Obama To Get His Reagan Moment

Barack Obama is planning a visit to Germany and Chancellor Angela Merkel isn’t sure it’s a good idea to let him stage a planned appearance in front of Berlin’s historic Brandenburg Gate, the place where Ronald Reagan famously demanded: “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!” German Chancellor Angela Merkel has signaled unease over the prospect of a possible speech by …

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McCain=Bush=No Free Speech

In a PR nightmare for John McCain, a 61 year-old librarian was kicked off of public property in Denver outside of a McCain appearance because she was holding a McCain=Bush sign. After McCain’s goons had the cops remove the tiny woman, the story blew up in the national press and little was heard about McCain’s actual “town hall” speech. Seriously …

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Peace Corps Reverses On HIV+ Volunteers

The Peace Corps has apparently backed off its policy of rejecting HIV+ volunteers, as reported here back in April. In a lengthy story about Jeremiah Johnson, the 25 year-old Peace Corps volunteer who became infected while on assignment in Ukraine, Poz Magazine reports receiving this email from the Peace Corps: “Although there are certainly significant challenges associated with properly supporting …

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