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Broadway Friday

– On April 28th, Xanadu star Cheyenne Jackson will host Live Out Loud’s 7th Annual Gala, a benefit dedicated to empowering LGBT youth. Hundreds of community leaders will be on hand as scholarships are awarded to four high school seniors who have “demonstrated outstanding leadership skills.” Tickets start at $85. – The Catered Affair, starring Harvey Fierstein, is getting generally …

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Hanes Apologizes

After a complaint from GLAAD, Hanes has apologized for the “Lipstick” campaign, which came to national attention last week after a JMG reader tipped us when he found the images on a website dedicated to overseas advertising. The ad was created by a Bombay-based division of McCann Erickson. Via GLAAD: According to a press release from Hanes dated April 15, …

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Underwear Day

I spend an fair amount of my job dealing with ad and PR agencies, attending dreary riveting meetings in over-austere offices. And while underwear models are more Towleroad or Queerty territory than JMG, since I spent an hour at the launch party for 2(x)ist’s new Liquid Cotton line today, I hope you won’t object to a little beefcake on the …

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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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