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Shelter Kitty: Week Eleven

Shelley’s new favorite place to nap is on top of my stove, which longtime readers will know I disabled years ago – so no worries about her getting burned. I guess she figures that if she’s right there next to the counter, there’s no chance in missing out any possible roast beef sandwich preparations. She’s warming up to friends a …

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Dubya’s Only Ask

“My only ask was that if his daughter doubted my tolerance to her orientation that I would hope that he would help make it clear to Mary that this is a–I was just worried about–the reason I’d federalized the issue is because I was worried about the courts’ defining the issue and that we’d end up with de facto marriage …

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And Baby Makes Three

My pal Little David just penned a lovely and amusingly sarcasm-laden tribute to his friends Mark (pictured) and Dan who have just adopted an infant girl, Ella. Go read David’s dissection of his friends’ “flagrant attack on the American family”, resulting in their getting Ella via a “godless municipal government in thrall to the homosexual agenda.” Good stuff.

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Flush Naugle Campaign Gains Steam

The Flush Naugle campaign has energized Fort Lauderdale’s sleepy activist community and in a way, we should thank Mayor Robo-john for that. Living in what many consider to be the nation’s gayest city, Fort Lauderdale’s LGBT folk have long been lulled into a sort of quiet bliss, enjoying the robust gay tourism trade that has been heavily courted by the …

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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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