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Chaplain Of London Stock Exchange:
Tattoo Sodomy Warnings On Gay Men

Rev. Peter Mullen, the chaplain of London’s stock exchange, says that gay men should have warnings about the danger of sodomy tattooed on their bodies, much like the warnings on cigarettes. Mullen, 66, wrote on his blog: “It is time that religious believers began to recommend … discouragements of homosexual practices after the style of warnings on cigarette packets. “Let …

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Butching Up The Cat

According to the New York Times, more and more hetero men are embracing cat ownership, upending the public’s perception that cats are for women and gay men. [A] growing number of single — and yes, heterosexual — men who seem to be coming out of the cat closet and unabashedly embracing their feline side. To that end, they are posting …

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Term Limits Repeal Backlash

While a small majority of New Yorkers support the idea of a third mayoral term for Michael Bloomberg, a near equal number, 58%, don’t want the same deal for city council members. That may present a challenge to Bloomberg if those who want the issue put to a ballot measure get their way. It would be the third time Gothamites …

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Cold Stone Creamery Founders Donate Against Gay Marriage in Arizona

JMG reader ChrisB in Phoenix tips us to the news that Cold Stone Creamery founders Donald and Susan Sutherland (no relation to the famous acting family) have donated $10,000 to Arizona’s anti-gay marriage Proposition 102. You can find the Sutherland’s donation on Page 16 of this Prop 102 donors PDF. The Tempe-based upscale ice cream chain has over 1000 locations …

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Diagramming Sarah

Over on Slate, grammarian Kitty Burns Florey attempts to diagram this Palin gem: “I know that John McCain will do that and I, as his vice president, families we are blessed with that vote of the American people and are elected to serve and are sworn in on January 20, that will be our top priority is to defend the …

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Orlando Gives Domestic Partner Benefits

Nice news from my hometown*: Orlando is expected to become the first Central Florida city to offer benefits to the partners of gay employees. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer said the employees will have to sign an affidavit declaring they are in a committed relationship. Orlando city commissioners are expected to approve the plan on Monday. There are currently 18 Orlando …

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Queen Latifah Still Won’t Say It

“I don’t have a problem discussing the topic of somebody being gay, but I do have a problem discussing my personal life. You don’t get that part of me. Sorry. We’re not discussing it in our meetings, we’re not discussing it at Cover Girl. They don’t get it, nobody gets that. I don’t feel like I need to share my …

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Gallup: Last Six Months

Note that Obama was down by 6 points just four weeks ago, versus up by 7 today. Things could easily swing back the other way. One month is forever in election time. The latest result comes from polling done Oct. 2-4 and presumably includes post-veep debate reaction.

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Fundie Leader Complains About Mark Buse AND Sarah Palin

While the economy mess has made the MSM too busy to pay much notice to the revelation that John McCain has a gay chief of staff, notorious homophobe Bishop Harry Jackson has taken interest. Jackson is the pastor of Hope Christian Church in Maryland and is on the board of the National Association of Evangelicals. Jackson on the Mark Buse …

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