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Got Milk?

Speaking of the AFA, which once concerned itself with great social issues such as same-sex marriage, consider their other cause célèbre of the summer: a commemorative stamp issued by the U.S. Postal Service to honor Harvey Milk. It was a milestone because the stamp recognizes Milk precisely for his work as a gay activist. Declaring […]

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When news broke that the Finnish government would be commemorating Tom of Finland on a postage stamp, reaction in the Blogosphere was skeptical. Was it a hoax? True, Tom was a native son of Finland, as his name made clear, and he was undoubtedly the world’s foremost artist in his genre—which is of course the […]

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Corporate Rights

“License to discriminate” laws, which would allow a company to refuse service to GLBT customers on religious grounds, are being debated in many state capitals, and a few states, notably Arizona, have walked back from the brink of enacting such a law. These bills are so vaguely worded that people seem to have figured out that […]

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Missionary Church of Harlem

Is Your Hubby a Homo?

This sign appeared outside the Atlah World Missionary Church in Harlem, and it provoked as much confusion as it did anger: “Obama has released the homo demons on the black man. Look out black woman. A white homo may take your man.” It was the work of Pastor James David Manning, who translated for the […]

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Slipping in Sochi

We can’t resist a nod to the men of the doubles luge, who take such a ribbing for the physical positioning their sport requires, what with one man lying on top of the other as they speed down an icy sluice. The jokes are too obvious to be funny, best left unanswered by the undoubtedly […]

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Class Project

Nineteen-year-old male student in the UK, Clayton Pettet, has announced that he’s planning to lose his anal virginity titled “Art School Stole My Virginity”

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Rainbow Over Sochi

Russia’s growing hostility to gay rights has come to the world’s attention as we anticipate the Winter Olympics in Sochi. When the German team introduced its uniforms this fall, it was clear that the design referred to the familiar “gay flag” with its six rainbow stripes. And while fashion critics applauded the attempt to show […]

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