Tag Archives: I Love My People

Impromptu Donna Summer Tribute

West Side Rag reports: “At a street fair on Amsterdam Avenue today, two men broke out in an amazing dance in front of the former Blue Donkey Bar on 83rd Street to the song “MacArthur Park” by Donna Summer, who passed away last week.” Father Tony weighs in: “Not so many years ago, two men would be arrested for doing …

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PHOENIX: Flash Mob Performs Against Hateful Christian Preachers At Gay Pride

Christian preachers with bullhorns berated passing Phoenix Pride attendees on Saturday, calling them “dogs, whores, perverts, hags” and worse. Talk about an all-day advertisement for atheism! Enter performer Queen B, her flash mob, and Lady Gaga’s Born This Way.NOTE: Leading the preachers was Ruben Israel, whose “Official Street Preachers” website I mentioned here last week. [Videographer: Mike Skiff]

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Fundraising Goal Met In Two Hours

In a little more than two hours, we’ve raised $5000 to meet the funeral expenses of Tennessee student Jacob Rogers, who committed suicide yesterday after relentless anti-gay bullying. I’ve removed the donation link from the earlier post. Thank you SO much to all of the JMG, Towleroad, and Stranger readers who kicked in.

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DC’s 25th Annual High Heels Drag Race

Last night was the 25th installment in one of Washington DC’s most beloved institutions, the High Heels Drag Race, a combination Halloween fashion show, parade, and painful foot race. Video by Zack Ford of Think Progress.

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Gay Preacher PWNS Haters

Clip description: The Gay Preacher: A small group of Christian radicals came to Auburn University screaming at the students about how the are living unholy lives and how they are all going to hell, the students decided to respond back to the radicals. I love that he quotes the scripture of RuPaul.

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Miracle On 22nd Street

What happens when a gay couple in NYC’s Chelsea neighborhood mysteriously get hundreds of letters to Santa addressed to their apartment? Watch the clip and then read Father Tony’s excellent follow-up interview. UPDATE: Watch the video on the New York Times site.

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Evening View – Lunar Eclipse

Somehow I managed to stay awake for last night’s lunar/solstice eclipse and crept up to the sundeck of the Island House for some photos. At first I was the only one up there, but I was shortly joined by patrons who’d set their alarms and the event turned into quite a charming and chatty collection of camera-toting gay men from …

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The Bitches Of The House

Island House, poolside, Key West, 2PM A new arrival shows off his colorful thong to his friends… Friend 1: Oh, honey! Don’t ask, don’t TEAL!Friend 2: Yes, that thing needs some cloture in the back.Thong Man: Bitches of the House, I move we suspend this debate.

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