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Morning View – Packing Crate

That giant packing crate in the middle of Union Square is actually a walk-in advertisement for the new (America’s! Largest!) Ikea that opens in Brooklyn’s Red Hook nabe today – much to the endless quivering coverage of NYC blogs and news outlets. “It’s rampant gentrification!” “We need the jobs!” “But what about the traffic?!” “Fuck that, I want a cheap-ass …

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ACLU Launches “Blog Of Rights Symposium”

In recognition of Pride month, the ACLU has launched the Blog Of Rights Symposium, which features posts from many of the nation’s top LGBT bloggers. “We know that people’s attitudes about LGBT people are more likely to be supportive when they have had an opportunity to talk to LGBT people about what it means to be LGBT,” said Matt Coles, …

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of Fly Life Inc, today’s Swag Tuesday booty is two tickets to Donna Summer in concert as she tours to support her hit album Crayons, which is now in stores and has already launched two hit singles: I’m A Fire (#1 Dance) and Stamp Your Feet (#6 Dance this week and rising.) Summer’s first studio album in 17 years, …

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Winter Party Generates Record Donation

The National Gay & Lesbian Task Force’s Winter Party Festival (which took place in March) generated a record donation of $180,000 to Miami’s Dade Community Foundation GLBT Community Projects Fund. The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force announced at a Coconut Grove reception last night that $200,000 from the 11th Annual Miami Recognition Dinner and the 2008 Winter Party Festival …

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Booty Stall

Tuesday, 8:45AM, Third Avenue Woman On Cell: So he calls me, get this, at 3am, and he’s all ‘Ooh, baby. I miss you so much.’ And I’m all ‘Yeah, well I miss Jesus but you ain’t gettin’ any ass from either of us at 3am.’

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UK Nightclub Survey: 41% Of Poz Gay Men Unaware Of Status

A survey conducted in gay nightclubs in the UK revealed that 41% of the men who tested HIV positive were unaware of their status. The survey, which took oral fluid samples from over 3500 men in gay bars, clubs and sauna’s around the UK, found that 9% of men who took part in the survey were HIV positive. The surveys …

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Oregon LGBT Rights Repeal Fails

It’s a day for good news: Social conservatives and church groups are admitting defeat in their efforts to collect signatures for initiatives to repeal two Oregon gay rights laws in this November’s election. The campaigns were aimed at derailing a domestic partnership law and another new law banning discrimination based on sexual orientation. Both were enacted by the 2007 Legislature. …

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The Hate Truck

These idiots were among the mere dozens of protesters at SF’s City Hall yesterday and were far, far outnumbered by those celebrating. Photo by Storm Bear, from the Bilerico gay marriage photosite.

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Al Gore Endorses Obama,
Is He A Veep Prospect?

Al Gore finally endorsed Obama last night. Former Vice President Al Gore made his debut appearance in the presidential campaign here Monday evening, offering a vigorous endorsement of Senator Barack Obama and urging Democrats to keep in mind the consequences of not taking the general election with grave seriousness. “Looking back over the last eight years, I can tell you …

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