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The Bullied Boy

Bullies don’t care if you’re actually gay. In ninth grade, a couple of the same boys started a Facebook page called “Every One That Hates Billy Wolfe.” It featured a photograph of Billy’s face superimposed over a likeness of Peter Pan, and provided this description of its purpose: “There is no reason anyone should like billy he’s a little bitch. …

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H&R Block: No Online Returns
For Civil Unioned

Via the ACLU: The American Civil Liberties Union sent a demand letter to H&R Block today demanding that it change its online tax preparation system to accommodate gay couples in Connecticut with civil unions. The ACLU is representing a couple with a civil union who attempted to file their taxes on the company’s website through their online service, TaxCut Online, …

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HomoQuotable – John Amaechi

“I nearly just decided not to ever go back to America and just stay here and say ‘let them froth around in their own mess,’ but I went to Manchester Pride and Sir Ian McKellen was the Marshal … I’m not very fluffy with these things and I’m quite cynical. “However, the sight of him waving and looking at the …

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Burger Logo Riles Humor-Free Queers

Gay students at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor are upset with the logo of a local burger joint. The Stonewall Democrats, a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender caucus of the University’s College Democrats chapter, has taken offense with the restaurant’s logo and recently began circulating a petition to sway the owners to change the logo. LSA senior Kolby …

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Craig Replacement Could Be Pro-Life

Literally. A nutjob running for Larry Craig’s seat has legally changed his name to Pro-Life Richardson. A 66-year-old Idaho strawberry farmer, formerly known after a previous name change as Marvin Pro-Life Richardson, is now, simply, “Pro-Life.” “I think it’s just and I think it’s proper to have Pro-Life on the ballot,” Pro-Life told the Idaho Press-Tribune. “If I save one …

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Obama: Gays Are A Wedge Issue

Via PageOneQ: Senator Barack Obama (D-IL), speaking to rally attendees in Medford, Oregon on Saturday, took issue with how recent political campaigns have used wedge issues to divide the electorate, but have ultimately done little to make a real difference, especially when there are more important things to worry about. “I mean, think about what these last few election cycles …

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Sally Kern Stands By Her Hate

On Sunday, Sally Kern appeared on a local Oklahoma political chat show to defend her remarks, appearing opposite openly gay pastor Scott Jones. This clip quickly devolves in the usual interpretations of Leviticus, Sodom and Gomorrah, and Santa Christ, but Kern takes some good hits from the panelists. Here’s part two of the show. (Via – Pam’s House Blend.)

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Jeff Whitty To Jay Leno

Avenue Q creator Jeff Whitty’s long-running battle with Jay Leno over the Tonight Show host’s habit of making homophobic jokes has gone into overdrive. Read the piece, it’s awesome.

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Bill Clinton Defends DOMA

Speaking to college reporters, Bill Clinton defended the Defense of Marriage Act as a “reasonable compromise” for the political climate of its time and accused Melissa Etheridge of “rewriting history” when she said that his administration “threw gays under the bus” once his election was achieved. Clinton also seems to predict that gays will suffer greater harassment if states are …

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