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Six Weeks With Shelter Kitty

Some of y’all have been nagging me for a kitty update, so here’s a shot I took of Shelley this morning as she begged for a bite of my breakfast. She’s decided she does like human food, unless she doesn’t, in which case she drops it in her water bowl. She’s also taken to waking me up to feed her …

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Reggae Artists Pledge End To Anti-Gay And Violent Lyrics

My hero, British gay activist Peter Tatchell, is (among many other things) the coordinator of the Stop Murder Music campaign, which seeks to end the anti-gay lyrical content of reggae music. Today three of the top reggae artists in the world, Beenie Man, Sizzla, and Capleton, have announced that they have signed on to the Reggae Compassionate Act in a …

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The First Gay Mayor Of A Major U.S. City?

Dallas’ openly gay mayoral candidate Ed Oakley is in the final stretch of his campaign as the city prepares for next week’s runoff election. Will Oakley become the first openly gay mayor of a major American city? Current polls show the candidates in a dead heat. The Victory Fund, which supports LGBT candidates nationwide, has issued a letter thanking Oakley …

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20 Years Of ACT-UP In Photos

A photographic retrospective of the work of Chuck Stollard covering the 20 years of ACT-UP’s Los Angeles chapter will run June 16th -July 21st at LA’s Drkrm Gallery: Drkrm. Gallery proudly announces the opening of SILENCE=DEATH: Los Angeles AIDS Activism 1987 – 2007, slated for a June 16th opening and running through July 21st. Commemorating the 20th anniversary of ACT …

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Folsm Street East: This Sunday

Folsom Street East, NYC’s smaller but almost as pervy version of the legendary San Francisco leather fair, takes place this Sunday on Chelsea’s W.28th Street. I’m told this year’s festivities include a “porn star pie eating contest”. Will there be actual pie involved? Inquiring minds, and all that. FSE is put on by GMSMA, the Gay Male S&M Activists. Hey, …

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Tick, Tock, Dick Docked

The big story blowing up the blogosphere today is whether Dubya had his watch stolen when he dove into that rare adoring crowd in Albania. Watch the video between 0:50 and 1:10 and see Dubya’s watch disappear in what some are calling “the pickpocket of the century.” The White House is claiming that Bush merely removed his watch and handed …

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Mrs. Love Guv: The Gays Don’t Love Me!

Dana Matos McGreevey has filed additional divorce papers claiming that because of her ex’s charge that she is homophobic and knew he was gay before they were married, gay men are not buying her book, causing it to tank. (I guess that hour-long fawning she enjoyed on Oprah didn’t have its usual magical effect.) She also claims the charges have …

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Gay Blog Power

Press release: Please join Queerty THIS THURSDAY, June 14, in New York City as we celebrate gay pride with special guest Sen. Mike Gravel, the U.S. Presidential Candidate. In the running for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination, Sen. Gravel has bestowed us the extreme honor of meeting Queerty’s readers. He tells us that he’s thrilled to be welcome at this …

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