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Wingnut Lawyers Offer To Defend Students Who Sit Out Day Of Silence

The Liberty Counsel, a right-wing group that provides free legal defense on issues of religious liberty and “family values” has issued a counter-protest advisory in advance of next week’s National Day Of Silence, the annual protest of anti-gay bullying in public schools, and is asking students who feel discriminated against to contact them. Liberty Counsel is encouraging students to mount …

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Daily Grumble

Speaking of foreign currency, I found a 1000 Bolivar (Venezuelan) note on the floor of the subway yesterday and thought, “Ooh. Sweet.” Turns out to be worth about 46 cents. Oh well.

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Counterproductive To Military Readiness

Calling it “counterproductive to military readiness”, yesterday Ronald Reagan’s former Assistant Secretary of Defense Lawrence J. Korb pleaded for an end to “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” before a joint meeting of the House Armed Services Air and Land Forces Subcommittee and the House Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee. “First, repeal the ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy,” Korb told the joint hearing. …

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Final Filth Recap

Big hugs to all my sweet peeps who came out for last night’s final installment of Reading For Filth at Rapture Books: Little David, Dr. Jeff, Eddie, George, Chris, Craig, Wolf and everybody else. Thanks to the lesbian performers last night was easily the filthiest Filth that every filthed. (And usually it’s the men who talk about fisting and watersports.) …

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Raves For BoltBus

BoltBus, the new mega-cheap bus line operated by Greyhound that I mentioned here last month, earned a rave review from my friend Eddie last night. Eddie reports that for his $5 fare from Philly to NYC, he got a brand new bus with wi-fi service and power outlets at each seat. AND the driver even detoured from her route to …

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Morning View – Bloomingdale’s

In 1872 the Bloomingdale brothers moved their business uptown from the Lower East Side, opening the East Side Bazaar in in a row house at Third Avenue and 56th Street, moving in 1886 to the location of the current Bloomingdale’s at Third and 59th. After expanding over decades to cover the entire block, in 1930 was building was redesigned to …

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Open Thread Thursday

In the comments of this week’s story about the rising cost of medication co-pays, a reader suggest this week’s open thread topic: What’s your health insurance situation?

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HomoQuotable – Azariah Southworth

“This has been a long time coming. I’m in a place where I’m at peace with my faith, friends, family and more importantly myself. I know this will end my career in Christian television, but I must now live my life openly and honestly with everyone. This is my reason for doing this. “I know I will be cut off …

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GB:NYC 5 – May 16-18

This year’s GB:NYC5, the fifth annual gathering of gay bloggers in NYC, is under the management of Father Tony and Little David and they report that attendance from around the country will be even greater than last year. As in previous years, there will be drink-up/meet-ups in a Hell’s Kitchen bar, a picnic in Central Park on Bear Hill, and …

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