Tag Archives: JMG

TONIGHT: JMG Reader Meet-Up In Las Vegas

Just a reminder that I’m in Las Vegas for the 2015 InterPride World Conference where gay pride organizations from around the globe are meeting to strategize and share event planning information. JMG readers are invited to attend an InterPride mixer tonight at 5PM at the Pegasus Lounge in the host hotel, the Alexis Park All Suite Resort. This morning I’ll …

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FRIDAY: JMG Reader Meet-Up In Las Vegas

This weekend I’ll be in Las Vegas for the 2015 InterPride World Conference where gay pride organizations from around the globe will meet to strategize and share event planning information. (There’s a LOT that goes into putting on a parade that can draw more than a million people.) I’ll be representing Pride Life Magazine, which has been the official publication …

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Matt Barber Quietly Deletes All Columns By Gay Death Penalty Advocate Theodore Shoebat

Back in October 2014, Matt Barber’s BarbWire ran a column by Phillip Stallings, who advocates for the “lawful executions of the sodomites.” The column was deleted the following day after Right Wing Watch published an expose of Stallings’ views. Barber then tweeted that he’d been unaware of Stallings’ “appalling position.” In February 2015 BarbWire ran a column by Tim Brown, …

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Ricky Loved Madonna

Gentle readers, today is Madonna’s 57th birthday. Below is a short story that first appeared on JMG on this day in 2006, a date which, as you’ll see, plays a role in the story. Ricky Loved Madonna Twenty years ago today, August 16th 1986, I was a few months into a new job with AMC Theatres, a position that I …

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Clicky Likey Thingy

If you’ve not yet “liked” the Facebook page for the new JMG, the feed for this here website thingy is now auto-posting over there.  Come lay your brutal loving down on me. I promise not to call you later.

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Welcome To The New JMG!

Welcome to the new JMG! I hope you’ll find this here website thingy cleaner-looking, faster, and more mobile-friendly. The migration isn’t fully complete yet and we’ll also be making a few more minor tweaks to the look over the next few days. Your Disqus histories are being imported at this writing and for now the old JMG will remain live …

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Some Changes Are Coming To JMG

After more than 11 years on the Google, late this weekend this here website thingy will migrate to WordPress and will be hosted on JoeMyGod.com, which I’ve owned for a decade and has been redirecting to this Blogspot address. Things won’t look very different on your end, but you should be pleased by a much zippier site load, added social …

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JMG Commenting Reminder

As I do a couple of times a year, today I again caution you that even the most idle and “jokey” threats of physical harm to any person or property are completely unacceptable on JMG.  Also strongly discouraged are expressed wishes of physical harm to others by any means, including natural ones. Please remain aware that JMG comments are often …

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TONIGHT: JMG Reader Meetup At London’s Duke Of Wellington Pub

We won’t have the marriage ruling to celebrate tonight, but I’m sure we can find another reason or three to lift a few pints at the Duke Of Wellington pub in Soho. And the first three guys that come up to me and say “Obergefell” get a free JMG t-shirt. I’ll be there around 9PM providing I don’t get lost.

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JMG Interview: Ireland’s Panti Bliss

A few day after Ireland’s historic marriage referendum, I interviewed activist / drag legend Panti Bliss for Pride Magazine. An edited version of the interview is now in print and the full interview is below. JMG: First of all, huge congratulations on the marriage referendum! What’s it like to find yourself on the front pages of newspapers and websites around …

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NEXT WEEK: JMG Reader Meetup At London’s Duke Of Wellington Pub

As I mentioned on Facebook a few days ago, the overlords at Pride Magazine have rather abruptly decreed that I’m to go to London next week for a few days of “synergy and digital integration planning” with the team of sister publication, Pride Life.  This mean that I’ll miss NYC Pride for the first time since I’ve lived here (argh!) …

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Pride Magazine Relaunches As Pride Life

For its 17th annual issue Pride Magazine has changed its name slightly and you’ll soon find it stacked around the gayborhoods as Pride Life – which is the same name as its sister publication in the UK. Inside you’ll find my interview with the always hilarious Panti Bliss, which I’ll excerpt here once the physical copies hit the streets.

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Austin Ruse: Satan Controls JMG Readers

“Last week I warned you that certain undesirables were reading your mail. I called them sexual weirdoes. And boy was I ever right. I mentioned Right Wing Watch and a filthy blog called Joe.My.God. And right on time, like clockwork, like Pavlov’s Dog, they read your mail and they attacked. There were the usual attacks against the Church, against Christians, …

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TODAY: Eleven Years Of JMG

Today is the eleventh blogiversary of this here website thingy. As is tradition for today, here is my very first post. April 29th, 2004 I was born and raised in rural North Carolina. My fondest childhood memory is of playing in the dense, acrid, poison fog that was belched out by the county mosquito control truck during its daily dusk-time …

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Eighth Cativersary

Eight years ago this week I brought Shelley (formerly “Little Gray”) home from the East Harlem ASPCA. She was 20 months old, very underweight, timid, and FIV+, the last of which might explain the “owner surrender” notation on her adoption papers. Shelley was so freaked out upon arrival in my apartment that she first tried to escape by climbing up …

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AFA Dares Us To Freep Their Poll

As longtime readers know, we have freeped the fuck out of American Family Association polls many times, sometimes forcing them to zero-out the results and start over or take the poll down entirely. But most AFA polls are completely laughable with options that all say the same thing in different ways. As in “Choose one: A) Gay people are going …

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TODAY: SiriusXM At 3:30PM

Today at 3:30pm I’ll be on Michelangelo Signorile’s SiriusXM show to talk about some of the latest LGBT news items making headlines here on JMG. Mike’s channel is SiriusXM Progress 127 and you can listen live online if you sign up for a freebie account. What’s on your mind?

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JMG Commenting Reminder

As I regularly do, today I again caution you that even the most idle and “jokey” threats of physical harm to any person or property are completely unacceptable on JMG.  Also strongly discouraged are expressed wishes of physical harm to others by any means, including natural ones. Please remain aware that JMG comments are often scoured by the enemies of …

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JMG Is A Shorty Awards Finalist

This here website thingy is a 2015 finalist for the Shorty Awards. From their about page: The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media, recognizing the people and organizations producing content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Instagram, Vine, and the rest of the social web. The awards ceremony takes place in April in New York City and are livestreamed …

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TODAY: SiriusXM At 3:30PM

Today at 3:30pm I’ll be on Michelangelo Signorile’s SiriusXM show to talk about some of the latest LGBT news items making headlines here on JMG. Mike’s channel is SiriusXM Progress 127 and you can listen live online if you sign up for a freebie account. What’s on your mind?

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