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  • No-Frill Thrills: The Rise of Minimalist Sex Apps (Pomosexuals)

    08/20/2013 3:20:43 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 26 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | 8/19/2013 | Kevin Roose
    In January of last year, Roman Sidorenko and Alexander Kukhtenko had an idea to break their sexual dry spells the way they solved many of their other problems: with an app. "We wanted an easy way to find sex, basically," says Sidorenko. But the two friends (who describe themselves as "pomosexuals") were too impatient to use the available dating apps on the market, all of which required them to spend hours flirting with potential flings via chat or text message before getting a date and, possibly, sealing the deal. They knew there were horny people around them looking for sex...
  • Europe’s War on Free Speech

    01/30/2009 7:32:18 AM PST · by AJKauf · 7 replies · 561+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | January 30 | Soeren Kern
    Muslims aren't the only ones trying to restrict free speech in Europe. In Britain, for example, the government is facing pressure from homosexual rights activists to overturn a free speech protection amendment added to a controversial “gay hate” law. The free speech protection clause, which states that criticizing homosexual practice or urging people to refrain from such conduct will not, in itself, be a crime, was added to the new offense of “incitement to homophobic hatred.” But now the government wants to remove that protection. The crime of inciting homophobic hatred includes any words or behavior which is threatening and...
  • Jenna Bush tells of her life-changing friendship (Reviewer slips in criticism of Geo Bush )

    10/27/2007 9:10:29 AM PDT · by UB355 · 24 replies · 94+ views
    Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel ^ | 10/27/2007 | MARY-LIZ SHAW
    MARY-LIZ SHAW Posted: Oct. 26, 2007 As the privileged daughter of President Bush, jetting routinely between the spread in Texas and the little place up in Maine, Jenna Bush could have done whatever she wanted. But perhaps to the surprise of some, she chose to become an elementary-school teacher. And now she is on a tour for her first book, "Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope," based on a young woman she met while working as an intern for the United Nations Children's Emergency Fund in Panama, Argentina and Paraguay last year. Jenna Bush stopped Friday at the Sharon...
  • 'HIV chasing' a trend in gay community

    04/21/2007 2:00:08 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 63 replies · 2,034+ views
    Sydney Morning Herald ^ | 4/21/07 | AAP
    A Melbourne man who fantasised about contracting HIV before actually being infected by the virus has spoken of a gay subculture in which infection is seen as "desirable". The 20-year-old man, who does not want to be named, told Fairfax newspapers both complacency about the virus and the wish to have unprotected sex with an HIV-positive man he was in love with led him to become infected. "I wasn't actively seeking it, but maybe there were parts of me, dark corners, that wanted it, that were thinking, 'Let's just do it and get it over and done with and then...
  • President Bush: Abstinence "Only Sure Way" to Avoid AIDS Spread

    12/01/2006 4:31:47 PM PST · by wagglebee · 15 replies · 783+ views
    Life News ^ | 12/1/06 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC ( -- President George W. Bush pledged that the United States would continue assist international efforts to combat the spread of the HIV virus that causes the AIDS epidemic resulting in the deaths of tens of millions of people. However, he said that abstinence education is the "only sure way" to combat AIDS. "On World AIDS Day, we underscore our commitment to fight the AIDS pandemic with compassion and decisive action," the president said in a statement released concerning the UN-backed World AIDS Day. "America leads the world in the fight against HIV/AIDS, and through the Emergency Plan...
  • Multiple partnerships fueling AIDS epidemic (Captain Obvious Alert!)

    08/15/2006 7:23:39 AM PDT · by markomalley · 9 replies · 584+ views
    In Swaziland they are called "lishendes" -- multiple concurrent sexual partners -- and they are the driving factor behind the HIV epidemic in southern Africa, said researchers on Monday at the 16th International AIDS Conference in Toronto. Instead of casual sexual encounters with multiple partners, established partnerships outside of marriage are fueling a generalized epidemic in southern African countries. These partnerships often involve inconsistent condom use and occur in the context of low rates of male circumcision. At the conference in a presentation titled "Prevention Works: What's The Evidence," researchers put forward evidence for various HIV prevention programs aimed at...
  • Philanthropic youth put PM(Harper) to shame

    08/03/2006 7:41:32 AM PDT · by Dane · 3 replies · 224+ views
    Toronto Star ^ | August 3, 2006 | Jim Coyle
    Philanthropic youth put PM to shame Aug. 3, 2006. 01:00 AM JIM COYLE It will be a crying shame, in more ways than one, if Prime Minister Stephen Harper can't see his way clear to attending the 16th International AIDS Conference that opens in Toronto next weekend. If nothing else, he'll miss the chance to meet — and learn something — from Emily Cordeaux, Kelsey Spitz and Shamin Mohammed of Toronto and five of their colleagues from across Canada, coming to town for the conference as youth delegates from the Foster Parents Plan. It would be the PM's loss. The...

    05/02/2005 2:59:22 PM PDT · by David Lane · 5 replies · 633+ views
    The New York City Administration for Children's Services | David Lane
    PUBLIC HEARINGS IN NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL ACS DRUG EXPERIMENTS ON BLACK & LATINO CHILDREN IN FOSTER CARE THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2005, AT 10:00 AM CITY HALL, DOWNTOWN NYC The New York City Administration for Children's Services (ACS) has admitted that at least 465 allegedly HIV positive children in foster care were used to test highly toxic and possibly lethal experimental AIDS drugs during the1980s and 1990s. ACS Commissioner John Mattingly has stated that the agency has hired an outside research firm (Vera Institute of Justice) to investigate. The British Broadcasting Company documentary entitled Guinea Pig Kids exposed the scurrilous...
  • Why is HIV So Prevalent in Africa?

    04/29/2005 10:08:42 PM PDT · by David Lane · 33 replies · 6,092+ views ^ | April 2005 | Michael Fumento
    Why is HIV So Prevalent in Africa? By Michael Fumento Tech Central Station, April 15, 2005 Copyright 2005 Tech Central Station Massive airdrops of condoms won't stop African AIDS.   Ninety-nine percent of AIDS and HIV cases in Africa come from sexual transmission, and virtually all is heterosexual. So says the World Health Organization, with other agencies toeing the line. Some massive condom airdrops accompanied by a persuasive propaganda campaign would practically make the epidemic vanish overnight. Or would it? A determined renegade group of three scientists has fought for years – with little success – to get out...
  • Learning From Arafat: Terrorism Is Big Business

    11/15/2004 7:40:37 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 2 replies · 294+ views
    For a variety of reasons, there is a lot of enthusiasm and optimism surrounding the death of Palestinian Authority (''PA'') leader, Yasser Arafat, and how his demise might advance an expeditious resolution of the Palestinian/Israeli conflict. To be sure, I would love to jump on this bandwagon, and offer another in a litany of cheery op-eds issued internationally since the passing of the former leader of the PLO. However, though I agree that Arafat has been a huge stumbling block to peace in this region that has now been removed, it is unquestionably much more than just him that has...
  • Gay Gamete Project: gays should lie to sperm banks, flood them to preserve "gay genes" (BARF ALERT!)

    06/14/2004 3:40:05 PM PDT · by rogueleader · 52 replies · 1,145+ views
    Gay Gamete Project ^ | Unknown | Gay Gamete Project
    The Gay Gamete Project was developed as a means to ensure the genetic survival of homosexuality;to assure that the decline in homosexual procreation does not result in our eventual extinction. Homophobic Guidelines: The FDA has been in the process of promulgating national regulations that would prohibit clinics from accepting sperm from homosexual applicants since 1999. The decision will likely be finalized before 2003. Due to these homophobic guidelines as well as those proposed by the ASRM, it is unfortunately necessary for gay men to lie about their sexual preference and sexual history in the application and interview process. Gay men...
  • New Rules on Sperm Donations by Gays

    05/19/2004 10:03:57 PM PDT · by NYC GOP Chick · 31 replies · 401+ views
    New York Times ^ | 5.20.2004 | Gardiner Harris
    New Rules on Sperm Donations by GaysBy GARDINER HARRISPublished: May 20, 2004 en who acknowledge having had homosexual sex within the previous five years will not be allowed to make anonymous sperm donations under new rules that the Food and Drug Administration is expected to announce today.New York State already bars gay men from donating sperm anonymously, and most of the nation's sperm banks have similar restrictions because of concerns over transmission of H.I.V., the virus that causes AIDS. But a prominent gay rights group nonetheless denounced the new federal rules. Matt Foreman, executive director of the National Gay and...
  • Rise of Internet Fuels Fears of AIDS Resurgence [well, at leat they didn't blame Dubya]

    07/29/2003 7:23:31 PM PDT · by Pharmboy · 15 replies · 912+ views
    Reuters ^ | Tue Jul 29, '03 | Paul Simao
    ATLANTA (Reuters) - A growing number of gay and bisexual men in the United States are engaging in risky sex with partners they meet on the Internet, raising fears that the AIDS virus could be poised for a major comeback in the group hardest hit by the epidemic. Online chatrooms and Web sites are replacing gay bathhouses and sex clubs as the most popular meeting point to arrange high-risk sex, according to two new studies presented on Tuesday at the 2003 National HIV (news - web sites) Prevention Conference. The findings come amid growing evidence of an apparent resurgence of...