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I Met Duffy Last Night

Late last night I met Welsh pop star Duffy after her in-store performance at the Union Square Virgin Megastore. In the last 24 hours she’d done a sold out show at the Apollo, a couple of the morning talk shows, and then Conan – yet she still chatted sweetly and amiably with every one of the hundreds of fans lined …

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CA Supes To Rule On Marriage Tomorrow

A bulletin from the Califoria Supreme Court confirms (PDF) that it will issue its ruling on same-sex marriage tomorrow at 10AM PST. The ruling is expected to be favorable and celebrations are already being planned. You are invited to attend an Interfaith Celebration of Thanksgiving with the Los Angeles plaintiffs in the California Supreme Court marriage case, The Reverend Dr. …

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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

This text message arrived from a friend last night: Crap. He’s been gone long enough that I finally feel like I’ve found my balls again and ditched my Teen Beat Magazine. Then he texts me “Hello” and I have my first period all over again. Ugh. Poor guy.

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Mad Pride

Calling it “Mad Pride”, a group of mentally ill people is copying the tactics of the gay pride movement in order to destigmatize their disease. About 5.7 million Americans over 18 have bipolar disorder, which is classified as a mood disorder, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Another 2.4 million have schizophrenia, which is considered a thought disorder. …

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Dubya’s Grand Sacrifice

Our ignoble leader has been making the ultimate sacrifice in honor of servicemen killed in Iraq. He has stopped playing golf. Bush said in an interview out Tuesday that he quit playing golf in 2003 out of respect for the families of US soldiers killed in the conflict in Iraq, now in its sixth year. “I think playing golf during …

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Sisyphus Rolls On

She’s $20M in debt, but after yesterday’s win in West Virginia, Hillary still said, “I am more determined than ever to carry on this campaign. I am in this race because I believe I am the strongest candidate. … I can lead this party to victory in the general election if you lead me to victory now.” Hey, wasn’t everybody …

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More Ugly T-Shirt Activism

In Marietta, Georgia, a bar owner is selling a t-shirt depicting Barack Obama as Curious George, but is defending charges of racism by saying that Obama actually looks like the cartoon character. Marietta bar owner Mike Norman says the T-shirts he’s peddling, featuring a look-a-like of cartoon chimp Curious George peeling a banana, with “Obama in ’08” underneath, are not …

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Butch Lesbian Wins Suit Against West Village Restaurant

Khadijah Farmer, the butch lesbian who was thrown out of a West Village restaurant after last year’s Pride parade when she used the ladies room, has settled her suit against the restaurant. The bouncer had declared that Farmer was too masculine to be in the ladies room and refused to look at her identification, ejecting Farmer and her entire party. …

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