12 posts categorized "DAVID MIXNER"

May 06 2014
Mixner's GLAAD Ellis Is In Charge Comments (0)

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When legendary gay activist David Mixner introduced GLAAD's newish prez Sarah Kate Ellis at The 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards on Saturday night, it felt like a passing of the baton, he was so high on her abilities and convictions. Check out the video after the jump...

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Feb 26 2013
Need To Know: Flying The Koop, Old Dogs, Twit & Wisdom + Why Knot? Comments (2)

C Everett KoopKoop with his Cabbage Patch mini-me. How much more '80s can it get?

*widget boy cultureLegendary Surgeon General C. Everett Koop dies @ 96.

*widget boy cultureAnderson Cooper's kitty-litter facial. Me-ow!

*widget boy cultureAng Lee took his Oscar to In-n-Out Burger. So L.A.!

*widget boy cultureOscar ratings slightly up. Was it Seth? Barbra? Boobs?

*widget boy cultureKim Kardashian & Kanye screw on a magazine cover.

*widget boy cultureCornholing...San Francisco-style!

*widget boy cultureOld Dogs & New Tricks deals with "Mood Swings":

*widget boy cultureLesbian moms confronted in TX sting.

*widget boy cultureNigel Barker on his upcoming David Mixner flick.

*widget boy cultureEllen's first underwear model.

*widget boy culture"The Twit and Wisdom of Spencer Cox."

*widget boy cultureOklahoma fights to force teachers to pass idiot pupils.

*widget boy cultureMr. & Mr. Jesse Tyler Ferguson on why "husband" matters.

JESSE-TYLER-FERGUSONKnot together

 
Feb 13 2013
Need To Know Comments (0)

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*widget boy cultureMarco Rubio is against any minimum-wage law. Somalia rules! Tom-Colley3

*widget boy cultureTom Colley is scorching hot.

*widget boy culturePotential black pope (ha) A-OK with Kill the Gays.

*widget boy cultureDC Comics stands by Orson Scott Card.

*widget boy cultureNigel Barker making movie on David Mixner.

*widget boy cultureMore fake Bradley Cooper GF news.

*widget boy cultureImagine having to sit next to Ted Nugent for the SOTU?

*widget boy cultureMs. "Gays Have No Purpose" gets Billy Madisoned:

 
Dec 18 2012
Need To Know Comments (3)

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Widget boy cultureHollywood's shortest famous men, from 5'0"—5'9".

Widget boy cultureGay-for-pay Cody Cummings is NOT gay-for-pay-for-pay! Obama-guys-shirtless-Cody-Cummings

Widget boy cultureLabour split on marriage equality?

Widget boy culture10,000s march in Paris for marriage.

Widget boy culture"I'm very much in love with you" = jail.

Widget boy cultureTea Party clown selected to fill Jim DeMint's shoes.

Widget boy cultureDavid Mixner's fave photos of 2012.

Widget boy cultureHeath Hutchins is...oh, la la!

Widget boy cultureProof Madonna's still awesome.

Widget boy cultureA hunk of this or any day.

Widget boy cultureDarren Criss as shirtless Santa.

Widget boy cultureGay love in the afternoon.

Widget boy cultureJesus had two daddies?

 

NativityNo wonder the Three Wise Men brought such fabulous gifts

 
Mar 13 2012
Trump Family Values Comments (7)

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These little-dicked Trumps killing wildlife in Africa—despicable. How do you kill an elephant and cut off its tail and feel good about that? I wish that entire family nothing but the absolute worst.

 
Nov 05 2011
Homeboy Comments (2)

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At last, David Mixner's At Home with Myself: Stories from the Hills of Turkey Hollow (Magnus Books) is available. I've had the pleasure of meeting the man, interviewing him and seeing his stage debut, and anything he writes is well worth patronizing—he's probably among the top 10 figures in LGBT history. The book was written from his remote Turkey Hollow home, where fewer distractions led to more time for Mixner's characteristically deep thought and keen observation.

If you buy the book and read it, please post back here with your thoughts.

 
Sep 19 2011
Mixing It Up With Mixner Comments (1)

Last night, I was honored to be invited to David Mixner's 65th birthday/book launch Img153 party for his new work At Home with Myself: Stories from the Hills of Turkey Hollow (Magnus), held at his favoriate restaurant, the Glass House Tavern on W. 47th. It was a lot of fun, with hilarious toasts by Marylouise Oates (former L.A. Times columnist and wife of Bob Shrum) and some of Mixner's best friends.

Judith Light made the final toast, as the coconut birthday cake was cut, wishing him a full return to good health.

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Jul 29 2011
It Gets Worse...Much Worse Comments (1)

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Sen. (for now!) Scott Brown (R-Massachusetts) skipped out on the It Gets Better campaign. As David Mixner points out, it's another sign the Republicans are trying to destroy the entire concept based on its founder like liking Christianity and having a bombastic way of expressing himself. This wouldn't be the first baby Republicans tossed out with what they perceived as bathwater. It's pathetic.

 
Jul 01 2011
In The Mixner Comments (1)

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Just had a great lunch with the legendary LGBT rights warrior David Mixner. What a fascinating man. Even if he wasn't from the Appalachian story-teller tradition, the content of his stories is so compelling it would be hard to turn a deaf ear. He's as smart and funny as you'd expect and is a joyful perv—so we got along like a house afire, chatting about the 2012 Republican contenders, Rock Hudson, The Real Housewives of New York and Africa. I can't wait to see his Dixon Place show on the 18th.

 
Jun 27 2011
The Time Of Our Lives: An Interview With David Mixner Comments (0)

Davidmixner Legendary gay-rights advocate David Mixner was Bill Clinton's most trusted gay advisor until the president waffled on his promise to end the ban on military service for gay people, gifting the country with Don't Ask, Don't Tell. For decades, he's been a prominent voice in the struggle for our equal rights, a tough critic of our enemies as well as our fair-weather friends and an inspiration for everyone following the trail he's blazed.

SafariScreenSnapz001 During Dixon Places's 20th Annual Hot Festival on July 11th and 18th, Mixner will appear on stage in From the Front Porch: An Evening with David Mixner, a unique musical show about his life—and about ours. With Josh Zuckerman playing and singing his original songs to highlight the "chapters" of Mixner's life story, it's a can't-miss opportunity.

The July 11 show, a benefit for The Ali Forney Center, is all but sold out. But there are still cheap ($15!), good seats available for July 18, a performance the venue and the star hope will be especially appealing to the next generation of LGBT activists.

Boy Culture: What inspired this show—why did you want to tell your life story in this way?

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