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Karma Chameleon

Boy George will be performing a free concert for the New York Department of Sanitation at their Family Day event on August 17th as thanks for their kindness to him during his court-ordered stint with them last year. George: “The people I worked alongside showed great kindness to me at a very difficult time, and I wanted to thank them …

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NYPD Considers Tasers For Cops

The NYPD is considering equipping all cops with Tasers. However: Four days before a consultant suggested the NYPD expand its use of Tasers, the country’s biggest stun gun manufacturer was hit with a $6 million verdict for the death of a California man. A federal jury found that Arizona-based Taser International should have better warned Salinas, Calif., police that the …

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HomoQuotable – Katherine Patrick

“Because, of course, he didn’t know that I was gay then. So, for someone so publicly to fight for something that doesn’t even affect him was just like, ’That’s my dad,’ you know? That’s all I could think. I was very, very proud to be part of this family, and this state in general.” – Katherine Patrick, 18 year old …

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V For Victory

Viagra appears to be on its way to becoming the drug of choice for athletes looking to enhance their performance on the playing field – not just in the bedroom. The Olympics are looking into adding Viagra to the list of banned substances and it’s even been found in race horses. It wasn’t so long ago that the only person …

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The American Exception

Today the New York Times continues its American Exception series of articles on ways that the American justice system is unique in the world. And with excellent timing (considering Tuesday’s heated conversation on the issue here on JMG), today they discuss freedom of speech in an article titled Freedom To Offend. A couple of years ago, a Canadian magazine published …

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Marriage Equality For Norway

Norway, which first granted its LGBT citizens the right to civil unions way back in 1993, today legalized same-sex marriage. Members of Parliament in Norway today approved a bill that will allow same-sex couples to marry by 84 votes to 41. The new law will make marriage gender neutral. The Scandinavian country already allows gay and lesbian couples to enter …

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Betting On Obama

According to Intrade.com, an online futures trading (betting) site: The electoral map is a forecast for the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election in which the presumptive nominees are Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama. The electoral vote value for each state is shown, and the states are shaded according to the probability of a win. The data for this map …

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