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PFLAG, Obama, The Castro and Dumblegay

(41) Comments | Posted October 31, 2007 | 5:25 PM

The Gays. They are all over the news lately. I'm not just talking about the latest Republican conservative homobasher doing the naked YMCA with a male escort (this week's is Rep. Richard Curtis of Washington State). Whether it's Larry Craig's lovelorn men's room foot, Obama's tour with ex-Gay Rev. Donnie...

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No Burqas In The Anne Frank Museum, Young Lady

(205) Comments | Posted August 24, 2007 | 11:48 AM

According to Geert Wilders, one can roam the streets of Amsterdam stoned, belly full of space cakes, window-shopping hookers, en route to a monkey sex show and still be a model citizen. But if one were to read from the Koran or pray to Allah, he'd be crossing that line...

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Do or Die-O-Rama: Helping at Risk Kids Help Me

(14) Comments | Posted December 11, 2006 | 7:18 PM

Last night I spent the better part of an hour blubbering all over myself convinced the world was going to hell and at the helm of this nosedive was Western Baltimore. All this really means is that I had just watched the season finale of the Wire, the best show...

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A Fourth of July Carol

(14) Comments | Posted July 4, 2006 | 12:05 AM

The story I'm about to tell is a) true or b) a hallucination brought on by a combination of heat stroke and sewagey Los Angeles tap water. Either way, last year on the night of July 3rd, I was visited by several strange beings. Just hours before their arrival, I...

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I Am Destroying the Earth

(57) Comments | Posted June 14, 2006 | 10:10 AM

It's time to stop concealing the truth from my peers, loved ones, readers and most of all myself. Despite adherence to a groovy lifestyle that includes buying candles at stores dedicated to Gaia, I am destroying the Earth. According to www.climatecrisis.net (the website promoted by Al Gore's film,...

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Chicks and Dicks: Potty Humor and Gender Relations in a Sitcom Writers' Room

(59) Comments | Posted April 25, 2006 | 10:04 AM

On Thursday, the California Supreme Court ended the infamous "Friends lawsuit," ruling that the simulated jacking off, expressed rape fantasies, and other raunched-out behavior of the show's writing staff did not amount to sexual harassment, as writers' assistant Amaani Lyle had claimed. Warner Bros. Television Productions, one of the defendants,...

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Osama bin Laden's Surprise Party: The Underground Party of the Year

(3) Comments | Posted April 12, 2006 | 5:07 PM

By Dennis Al-Zobry as translated by Corinne Marshall -

As an America-born Iraqi man of style (and "Grace Jones" at Seattle's fabulous Drag Queen Palace), I wasn't surprised when Baghdad's new style magazine, "You're It!" (formerly "You're Dead: Names A-J"), wanted me to join their staff. I jumped on board...

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