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  • Firefighters take part in gay pride parade

    06/14/2008 12:32:57 PM PDT · by trumandogz · 30 replies · 334+ views
    AMERICAN-STATESMAN ^ | 6.14.08 | Regina Dennis
    A new color graces the gay pride rainbow flag: fire engine red. Members of the Austin Fire Department Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered and Friends will take part in the Austin Pride Parade today, riding on a fire truck and marking the organization's second appearance in the annual event that celebrates the gay community in Austin. Lt. Jan Wesson, who leads the group, said it received great support last year from attendees, who named the truck "Best Vehicle." "That was just the highlight of my career," said Wesson, who has served in the Fire Department for 24 years and came out...
  • Ann Fisher commentary: Gay-rights foes will be minority before long

    05/28/2008 6:38:36 PM PDT · by Comparative Advantage · 38 replies · 351+ views
    The Columbus (OH) Dispatch ^ | Wednesday, May 28, 2008 | Ann Fisher
    A state lawmaker from New Albany backed a bill this year that would give employment and housing protection to Ohio's gays and transsexuals. That took some courage because the Senate leaders of his party, the Republicans, have no patience for the legislation. And similar bills never have received much attention in Ohio, let alone on-the-record hearings. But Sen. David Goodman said his active endorsement of Senate Bill 305 was a no-brainer after a conversation in March with his father, a prominent Harvard-trained lawyer. That day, he reminded his son why Jewish law firms first opened in Columbus: No one else...
  • 'Totally Inappropriate': Gay Photos in Albuquerque HS Yearbook Anger Parents

    05/24/2008 10:13:34 PM PDT · by Westlander · 55 replies · 389+ views
    KRQE TV ^ | 5-24-2008 | KRQE TV
    This Clovis High School yearbook is out and is raising eyebrows with pictures and quotes from gay couples who attend the school.
  • DNC sponsors event honoring sadomasochism

    02/07/2008 11:55:13 AM PST · by Sopater · 17 replies · 326+ views
    One News Now ^ | 2/7/2008 10:00:00 AM | Jeff Johnson
    The 20th annual meeting of the nation's second most powerful homosexual activist group is welcoming some new participants -- and a very recognizable sponsor. The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force is holding its annual "Creating Change" conference in Detroit this week. Its sponsors claim to have trained more than 30,000 activists since 1988. Peter LaBarbera with Americans for Truth About Homosexuality has reported on the event in the past. "It's essentially a grassroots training conference for homosexual, bisexual, transgender -- and now, it turns out -- sadomasochistic activists," says LaBarbera. The event originally focused on homosexuals, but has expanded...
  • Md. Marriage Bill Gets New Sponsors (GAY MARRIAGE BILL ON FRIDAY)

    01/24/2008 11:21:47 AM PST · by icwhatudo · 7 replies · 363+ views
    The Southern Voice (WARNING-GAY SITE) ^ | Jan 23, 4:13 PM | JOSHUA LYNSEN
    Two state senators, including one who is openly gay, will lead efforts to pass the Religious Freedom & Civil Marriage Protection Act in Maryland. Sens. Rich Madaleno and Jamie Raskin, two Democrats from Montgomery County, were to be named as lead sponsors on the bill when it’s introduced. The bill was expected to hit the Maryland General Assembly no later than Friday. “We’re up to 40 co-sponsors in the House and nine in the Senate,” said Carrie Evans, policy director at Equality Maryland. “We’re trying to pick up one more to make it a nice, even 50 for Friday.” Written...
  • Row erupts in Australia over 'gay' Jesus play: report

    01/21/2008 10:01:59 AM PST · by Alouette · 10 replies · 86+ views
    AFP ^ | Jan. 21, 2008
    SYDNEY (AFP) - Australian church leaders have condemned a play shortly to open in Sydney depicting Jesus as a gay man who is seduced by Judas, a report said Sunday. The play, named Corpus Christi, is due to open next month as part of the city's annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, Sydney's Sun-Herald newspaper reported. A senior Sydney churchman called the play "historical nonsense". "It is deliberately, not innocently, offensive and they're obviously having a laugh about it," Robert Forsyth, Anglican bishop of South Sydney, was quoted saying. Apart from the relations between Jesus and Judas, the play also...
  • Heath Ledger Says To Expect A Very Different Joker

    04/03/2007 11:27:24 AM PDT · by Rodney King · 131 replies · 2,511+ views
    Entertainmentwise ^ | today | James Luxford
    Heath Ledger has discussed his new role as the Joker in the next Batman instalment, revealing he had a “different take” on the famous villain. Speaking to US magazine Newsweek regarding about his recent casting as The Joker (played previously by Jack Nicholson) in the forthcoming Batman movie ‘The Dark Knight’. Ledger told the magazine: “I've been bouncing around like a lunatic for four months. I definitely have a different take on him, but I've yet to do a proper makeup run. It's on the agenda”. When asked if he’d been practising his laugh, Ledger simply replied “I’d be lying...
  • Same-sex marriage backers go to TV - New ads ask viewers to 'open hearts and minds' on the issue.

    10/08/2007 7:59:28 AM PDT · by SmithL · 73 replies · 1,025+ views
    Sacramento Bee ^ | 10/8/7 | Jim Sanders
    Frustrated in efforts to legalize same-sex marriage through legislation or litigation, proponents will launch a multimillion-dollar advertising campaign this week to "open hearts and minds" in Sacramento and other major cities. The 60-second ads will run in the capital, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego and Palm Springs as part of a monthslong campaign to prod families to openly discuss same-sex marriage. "The long-term goal is to have the majority of Californians support the freedom to marry -- to change the climate here," said Geoff Kors, executive director of Equality California, which is coordinating the campaign. Benjamin Lopez, spokesman for...
  • NYT Asks: Where Are All the Gay Superheroes?

    09/07/2007 10:26:53 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 246 replies · 3,918+ views
    NewsBusters.org ^ | 9/7/2007 | Clay Waters
    On Monday, New York Times Arts writer George Gene Gustines profiled gay novelist Perry Moore, a fervent supporter of gay rights -- for fictional comic book characters. "Novelist's Superhero Is Out to Right Wrongs" began: "Perry Moore has the sinewy physique and golden looks of a California surfer, but get him talking about comics, and he can out-geek the biggest fanatic. He also has the fervor of an activist when discussing the dearth -- and occasional shoddy treatment -- of gay superheroes in mainstream comic books." Now there's a vital cause we can all rally behind! "It is an issue...
  • BBC Schedules Week of Pro-Gay Programs to Commemorate 1957 Sodomy Legalization

    08/31/2007 7:08:31 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 10 replies · 505+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | August 31, 2007 | Meg Jalsevac
    BBC Schedules Week of Pro-Gay Programs to Commemorate 1957 Sodomy Legalization By Meg Jalsevac BRITAIN, August 31, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - In conjunction with the beginning of the LBGT History Month in the UK, the BBC has scheduled a week long roster of pro-homosexual television for its viewers.  The programming was scheduled in the first week of September to also coincide with the 50th anniversary of the release of the Wolfenden Report which legalized homosexuality in Britain in 1957. The week long extravaganza of gay-themed TV has been officially named the 'Hidden Lives Series'.  The programming will range from movies with...
  • Not even baseball safe from 'gay' promotions

    07/01/2007 5:53:47 PM PDT · by Phil Magnan · 55 replies · 2,611+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 07/01/07 | Bob Unruh
    Not even baseball safe from 'gay' promotions Afternoon at the park to feature 'pride' singers, free caps for kids -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: July 1, 2007 1:00 a.m. Eastern By Bob Unruh © 2007 WorldNetDaily.com Not even an afternoon at a baseball game apparently is going to be safe for parents who want to protect their children from advocates for homosexuality, with the San Diego Padres' confirmation their July 8 game will simultaneously offer free caps to attract children, and a formal recognition of the area's homosexual organization. "San Diego Pride supporters and volunteers will be recognized for organizing the group event...
  • SCREENED OUT: Gay Images In Film (Turner Classic Movies Barf Alert)

    05/30/2007 2:19:50 PM PDT · by holidayidol · 21 replies · 1,342+ views
    Screened Out: Gay Images in Films - Mondays & Wednesdays in JuneA 44-Movie Festival that examines gay sexuality in the cinema from the silent era up to the films that challenged Hollywood's rigid CodeAt a time when the rights of gays and lesbians are being hotly debated, TCM offers a look at the treatment of homosexuals in American movies as inspired by the Richard Barrios book Screened Out: Playing Gay in Hollywood from Edison to Stonewall. Our festival covers roughly the same territory as the book, with the range marked by two TCM premieres: the silent comedy Algie, the Miner...
  • Snickers (dustup)

    02/06/2007 2:41:10 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 127 replies · 3,127+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | February 6, 2007 | Daniel Rubin
    We need to go back for one more bite of that Snickers Super Bowl ad. Monday a blogstorm kicked up over the ad that showed two mechanics fighting over a Snickers bar and inadvertently kissing, with the largest gay civil rights group calling on the Mars Inc., the candy company, to pull several alternative endings and related material from its Web site. And before the day was done, the material had been pulled, as were plans to show one of the alternate endings during the Daytona 500 telecast. Here was Ameriblog's mid-day headline: "Snickers Superbowl Web site promotes violence against...
  • Gift wrapping by Lesbian Support Services at Ithaca Barnes and Noble

    12/21/2006 4:57:27 PM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 22 replies · 1,112+ views
    Ithaca Journal ^ | 12/21/06 | Briefly in Tompkins
    Martin-Lyon Lesbian Support Services, a new non-profit group, will be gift wrapping at Barnes and Noble Booksellers on Meadow Street from noon to 5 p.m. today and Friday, Dec. 21 and 22. For more information, visit www.martin-lyonlss.org.
  • Wal-Mart, Ford and the 'Gay' Agenda : Seeking Media Approval

    12/12/2006 1:22:19 PM PST · by Mr Radical · 13 replies · 574+ views
    Mr Radical and Mr Right ^ | 11 December 2006 | Mr Right
    Wal-Mart, Ford and the 'Gay' Agenda : Seeking Media ApprovalWe have drawn attention in previous articles to an intriguing policy recently adopted by the ailing Ford Motor Company. For some reason, despite its plummeting sales, expensive large-scale lay-offs, management turmoil and tanking stock price, the Company has given high priority to funding and campaigning for same-sex marriage and indulging in general largesse to the so-called 'Gay Community'.  The American Family Association (AFA), a powerful Christian watchdog group mounted a campaign to persuade Ford to remain neutral in what is a controversial and very political issue. Ford's response has been to...
  • OAS Treaty Would Grant Human-Rights Protection to Sexual Orientation - "same-sex revolution."

    12/11/2006 9:25:00 PM PST · by XR7 · 7 replies · 719+ views
    Citizenlink ^ | 12/11/06 | Pete Winn
    Members of the Organization of American States (OAS) begin work this week on a treaty that would make sexual orientation "an inalienable right" worthy of human-rights protection. "The document before the OAS this week mentions sexual orientation 15 times," according to Thomas Jacobson, Focus on the Family Action's representative to the United Nations. "In addition, it contains terms like 'hate crimes' and veiled pro-abortion language." He said the nation behind the proposed language -- Brazil -- first tried to get the U.N. to go along in 2003. "They failed in that attempt," Jacobson said. "They pushed again in 2004, and...
  • Daniel Craig Wants To Do Gay Scene In Next 007

    12/05/2006 4:45:35 PM PST · by Perdogg · 32 replies · 1,061+ views
    AHN ^ | December 5, 2006 6:25 a.m. EST | Maira Oliveira - All Headline News Reporter
    Daniel Craig wants to please his entire audience by making his James Bond character look the other way - even if it's just for one scene. Daniel thinks it would be a great idea to add a gay scene in the next James Bond movie. The actor - who currently plays 007 in the box office smash "Casino Royale" - says he wants to add a twist to his secret spy character and make him more "unpredictable."
  • Ellen DeGeneres Tapped to Host Oscars

    09/07/2006 6:59:59 PM PDT · by wjersey · 25 replies · 1,203+ views
    Breitbart (AP) ^ | 9/7/2006 | Staff
    Ellen DeGeneres has been tapped to host next year's Oscars, the Academy of Motions Pictures Arts and Sciences said Thursday. It will be the comedian and TV talker's first time hosting the Oscars show and first appearance on the award show. She has hosted the Primetime Emmy Awards telecast twice and co-hosted it once, and hosted the Grammys twice. "Ellen DeGeneres was born to host the Academy Awards," said producer Laura Ziskin in a statement. "I can already tell she is going to set the bar very high for herself and therefore for all of us involved in putting on...
  • N.J. conservatives plotting moves if gay marriage is allowed

    08/17/2006 2:23:16 PM PDT · by Coleus · 25 replies · 1,156+ views
    Star Ledger ^ | 08.13.06 | GEOFF MULVIHILL
    (AP) — As they await a New Jersey Supreme Court decision on gay marriage in the Garden State, social conservatives say they are prepared to take the fight to the ballot box if they lose in the legal arena. "If we get to an imminent threat, if we get to the point where marriage is going to be decided by the court, shouldn't we get to weigh in an issue of such magnitude?" said Len Deo, president of the New Jersey Family Policy Council. Like advocates for gay marriage, New Jersey's conservative lobbyists and lawmakers are gearing up for a...
  • Quinceanera (Propagandistic "Anglo" effort to impose progressive sexual values on a Mexican...)

    08/13/2006 10:20:16 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 704+ views
    The American Prowler ^ | 8/14/2006 | James Bowman
    A rather propagandistic "Anglo" effort to impose progressive sexual values on a "judgmental" Mexican-American community. Quinceanera by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland is an Anglo take on Mexican-American culture in Los Angeles which approaches its subject with an easy sentimentality that spoils, I think, what might otherwise have been an interesting glimpse into contemporary Chicano life. As Glatzer and Westmoreland see it, all that is needed by their picturesque and sympathetic Mexicans is a wholesome lesson in socially and sexually progressive values from Anglos like themselves. Once they have understood how old-fashioned and out-of-date their attitude towards sex are, then...