Tag Archives: LGBT culture

MTV To Feature Gay Chubby Chasers

True Life airs this Wednesday.

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Sydney Mardi Gras 2012

Still on my bucket list. One of these years…

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TRAILER: Stained Glass Rainbows

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Maddow On Marriage

“I feel that gay people not being able to get married for generations, forever, meant that we came up with alternative ways of recognizing relationships. And I worry that if everybody has access to the same institutions that we lose the creativity of subcultures having to make it on their own. And I like gay culture.” – Rachel Maddow, speaking …

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Gay Man Heads American Heritage

Steve Kleinelder, an openly gay man (and JMG reader) has been appointed as executive editor of the American Heritage dictionary. The Advocate notes the value of having one of our own in such a position: In 2009, Kleinedler’s husband died suddenly, just two months after Kleinedler and fellow editors had revised the definitions of several marriage-related words to reflect the …

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BOOK TRAILER: Gay In America

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TRAILER: PBS’ Out In America

Airing this Wednesday at 8pm nationwide.

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Chris Crocker On Femme Vs. Butch

Early YouTube superstar Chris Crocker (who’s looking quite different these days) delivers a rant about the tension between masculine and feminine gay men.

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San Francisco’s Eagle Tavern Closes

My pal Ned just texted me the above photo of the front door of San Francisco’s Eagle Tavern. According to JMG reader Craig, insiders suspect there’s much more to the story than a lost lease.

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HomoQuotable – Larry Kramer

“I am a gay person before I’m anything else. I’m a gay person before I’m a white person, before I’m a Jew, before I’m a writer, before I’m American, anything. That is my most identifying characteristic and I don’t find many people who would say that. The polls say the same thing: People do not identify themselves as gay. And …

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Clique Chart

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LAUNCHED: DJ Neil Lewis Podcasts

My pal Leif Wauters is spearheading an effort to post the sets of the late and legendary DJ Neil Lewis, whose epic work is considered by many to represent a pinnacle of San Francisco nightlife. Welcome to the premier podcast of Neil’s recorded sets from his nights at Pleasuredome. Each release represents both sides of an audio cassette tape recording …

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CNN Covers Born This Way Blog

Nice piece from the author of Born This Way Blog, which posts childhood photos that seem to predict the subject’s future gayness.

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Gay Black History Month

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The Final International Bear Rendezvous

Organizers of International Bear Rendezvous, the annual party weekend that for 17 years has drawn thousands to San Francisco, are calling it quits after this week’s events. “It was a big decision but we are going to do it,” said Chuck Rudd, one of the organizers of the annual event aimed at hairy gay and bisexual men – and their …

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Black Gays March In LA’s MLK Day Parade

A coalition of African-American gay groups marched in yesterday’s Martin Luther King Day Parade in Los Angeles. Among those attending: The Barbara Jordan/ Bayard Rustin Coalition, The Here to Stay Coalition, Black Lesbians United, In the Meantime Men’s Group, At the Beach Los Angeles Black Pride. Hit the link for more on the event.

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Out Magazine Releases Sex Survey

Out Magazine has issued its first-ever sex survey of its readers. The sample size is small, 1000 people, and the results are only indicative of folks who read Out, not the LGBT population as a whole. Still, there’s some interesting factoids such as the above.

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HomoQuotable – Steve Weinstein

“[T]he majority of gay men and lesbians want nothing more than to raise families behind picket fences. There are other signs of increasing conformity in the gay world. Leather is seen by most younger men as more silly than hot. While they may exercise, younger men mostly don’t strive for Adonis physiques. It goes on. (Lesbians are way ahead of …

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The Rise Of The HoBos

Conservative columnist Jonah Goldberg says that the repeal of DADT is yet another example of the rise of the homosexual bourgeoisie, a gay culture that rejects its uniqueness for an integrated heteronormative lifestyle. Two decades ago, the gay left wanted to smash the bourgeois prisons of monogamy, capitalistic enterprise and patriotic values and bask in the warm sun of bohemian …

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TRAILER: Sydney Mardi Gras 2011

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