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The Gay Brain

An interesting confirmation of Simon Levay’s work: Scientists have recently found that the brains of homosexuals have structural and functional differences from those of their straight counterparts. The Wellcome Trust Centre for neuro-imaging at University College London used magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI to look into the brains of 80 men and women, including 16 gays and 15 lesbians. They …

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On Party Etiquette

This little gem appeared in yesterday’s new etiquette column in the New York Times: You’re at someone’s house who starts talking about how wrong gay marriage is. You are gay. What do you do? Anonymous Assuming you’re an advocate of gay marriage, you should calmly make your best argument for equal treatment. Your host may not have heard a persuasive …

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Westboro To Picket First Gay Wedding
In San Francisco

Fred Phelps and his Westboro loonies will be picketing at San Francisco City Hall today to picket the wedding of Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon, the couple that was first to marry there back in 2004 and who will repeat their history ceremony legally today at 5:00PM. But in a way, having a raving nutjob like Phelps there may actually …

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2008 Tony Awards

Dammit, I forgot to record the Tony Awards. How was it? Major winners here. Best Musical: In The Heights. Best Play: August: Osage County. Nothing for Xanadu. Boo. “August: Osage County” came out as a big winner at the 62nd annual Tony Awards on Sunday. It won five awards in all, including Best Play. The darkly comedic play, which focuses …

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Tim Russert Dies Of Heart Attack

Breaking news: Tim Russert, NBC News’ Washington bureau chief and the moderator of “Meet the Press,” died Friday after a sudden heart attack at the bureau, NBC News said Friday. He was 58. Russert was recording voiceovers for Sunday’s “Meet the Press” program when he collapsed, the network said. He and his family had recently returned from Italy, where they …

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Special Swag Friday

Courtesy of Fly Life Inc, today we have a special swag giveaway: two tickets to any show (except Toronto) on George Michael’s North American tour. The North American leg of the 25 LIVE tour will kick off in San Diego on June 17th and will continue through San Jose, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Seattle, Vancouver, Minneapolis, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, New …

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Jeebus, Take The Wheel

South Carolina will become the first in the nation to issue Christianist license plates. South Carolina’s lieutenant governor announced Thursday that he is willing to put up $4,000 of his own money so his state can become the first in the nation to issue “I Believe” license plates with the image of a cross and a stained glass window. The …

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HomoQuotable – Joseph Couture

“The religious right is in no position to talk about seedy lifestyles. How many of them have gotten caught with their pants down with some hooker (female or male) over the years? People who live in glass brothels shouldn’t throw stones. As for gays who want to get married, I call them Borg homosexuals. They want to assimilate us, destroy …

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Broadway Friday

– Over “200 of Broadway’s hottest bodies” will be on display when the 18th annual installment of Broadway Bares takes place Sunday, June 22nd at the Roseland Ballroom. Benefitting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, this year’s show stars Cheyenne Jackson, Nathan Lane, Andrea Martin, Matthew Morrison, NateKid, AntiGravity, and the Living Art of Armando. Showtimes 9:30pm and midnight. Tickets $55 – …

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