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NGLTF: Fight 2257 Regulations!

Attention Manhunters, Facebookers, and DudesNudies: the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force has issued an alert regarding pending new regulations that may kill social networking sites, rules ostensibily meant to fight child pornography. The federal government is proposing regulations that would effectively kill adult social-networking sites. This is being done under the guise of fighting child pornography. You have until …

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of the vital showbiz info site, Playbill.com, this week’s Swag Tuesday prize is a hardback copy of the Playbill Broadway Yearbook 2006-2007, a fantastic compendium of everything Broadway from the last 12 months. Playbill.com sent me a copy last week and it’s like an encyclopedia, over 500 pages. Many people who work on Broadway keep scrapbooks of their experiences, …

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Sen. Larry Craig (R-ID): Another Busted Republican Tearoom Cruiser

Stridently anti-gay Idaho Republican Senator Larry Craig was revealed today to have been arrested on June 11th for lewd public conduct in the men’s restroom of Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport. Craig pled guilty on August 8th. Sen. Larry Craig (R-Idaho) was arrested in June at a Minnesota airport by a plainclothes police officer investigating lewd conduct complaints in a men’s …

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HomoQuotable – Larry Gierer

“Let me start by saying that I’m truly a happy homosexual, And not only that, I’m a happy homosexual who is HIV-positive. So he really slaps me upside the head.” – Larry Gierer, mayor of Oakland Park, Florida, speaking about Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle. Oakland Park is just north of Fort Lauderdale, also in Broward County. Gierer adds, “It’s …

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Wrappers Delight

Ugh. According the NY Times, advertisers are stepping up their car-wrapping campaigns, which offer free cars or monthly stipends of up to $800 to folks willing to turn their vehicles into rolling billboards for Coca-Cola, Jamba Juice, whatever. Ad-wrapped personal vehicles have been around for more than a decade, but with fewer people reading newspapers and magazines, the trend is …

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Show Me The Swag

Kansas City’s David, pictured here with his Alex, was randomly chosen to win last week’s Swag Tuesday prize, the DVD of Schwarzwald: The Movie You Can Dance To. David sez: “What a great surprise. I don’t know which I’m more excited about, the copy of Schwarzwald, or simply being able to say I’m a JMG Swag Tuesday winner. Thanks so …

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Fortune 500: 93% Protect Gay Employees

Equality Forum reports that a whopping 466 of Fortune 500 companies now offer protection to their gay employees. Highest ranked of the holdouts is #2 Exxon Mobil, but you have to go all the way down to #95, Liberty Mutual, to find the next company still witholding protection. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Texas leads the list of states with the most non-compliant …

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Albert Gonzales Resigns

And the walls come tumblin’ down. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has resigned, effective September 17th. The Justice Department will be issuing a statement this morning. Talking heads are speculating Secretary of Homeland Security head Michael Chertoff will be tapped to replace Gonzales. During his Senate testimony earlier this year, Gonzales repeatedly “did not recall” key portions of his involvement in …

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