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PhoboQuotable – Terry Mangum

“I believe I’m Elijah, called by God to be a prophet. I believe with all my heart that I was doing the right thing.” – Terry Mark Mangum, 26, (left) arrested for the murder of 46-year old Southwest Airlines flight attendant Kenneth Cummings, Jr. (right), whose charred remains were found in a shallow grave on the Texas ranch of Mangum’s …

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Morning View – Sardi’s

On West 44th just off Times Square, Sardi’s restaurant opened in its present location in 1927, six years after opening just a few doors from where it is now. Sardi’s is famous for the caricatures of celebrities that cover its walls – gaining a spot on Sardi’s wall is considered by some to be the mark of having “made it” …

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of Universal Music Enterprises, this week’s Swag Tuesday haul is a collection of four digitally remastered double-disc CDs from Universal’s Gold Series, and they are a queen’s dream: Patti Labelle, Olivia Newton-John, Gladys Knight & The Pips, and Carpenters, comprising 150 hits in all. These four releases are now available, with additional titles added to the series all the …

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HRC Debate: Gravel In

The HRC has relented and given Sen. Mike Gravel a belated invitation to join their upcoming presidential debate to be aired live on LOGO. Last week Gravel wrote a Huffington Post column blasting his exclusion and with the support of some LGBT bloggers, the HRC reconsidered. Today Gravel wrote an open letter of thanks to the gay community for backing …

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RV Park Rejects Kid With HIV

The ACLU is battling an Alabama RV park for banning a 2-year old boy with HIV from using their swimming pool, a violation of the Americans with Disablities Act. The child’s foster mother had mentioned at the park’s office that the boy had HIV and management told the family that the child could not use the pool, shower, or common …

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Success!

It took three visits to the 42nd Street Quik-E Mart, but I finally scored me some Krusty-O’s. A shipment had arrived just before we did and the place became a bit of a madhouse as the word got out. The boxes bear this disclaimer: “Product shown is not representative of product inside.” Because people would totally expect their cereal to …

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Bilerico Project Relaunches

Somehow last week I forgot to mention the latest news from the Bilerico Project, the Indiana-based LGBT activism blog which has relaunched with an impressive array of top-rung contributors: Over thirty prominent LGBT community members have decided to make The Bilerico Project home including Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force executive director Matt Foreman …

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Mrs. Edwards Gets It

“This president talks a lot about good and evil and the need to seek out evil doers. But he doesn’t seem to recognize the evil in hate crimes. The right to live without the fear of being murdered for whom we love is not a special right.” – Elizabeth Edwards. Why isn’t SHE running?

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Maine Munchies

This weekend I ran into Lady Randomocity while she was tossing back at a few during happy hour at the Regal Beagle, where she told me that Adam of Ellsworth, Maine was the winner of Swag Tuesday’s Weeds prizes. Adam: “My guy and I just started watching Weeds, and I’m totally hooked…I can’t wait to get my ticky-tacky lil’ hands …

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