2598 posts categorized "POLITICS"

Jul 04 2015
Graham Cracks Speaking Of A Democrat Comments (0)

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Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham has a lotta love for ... Joe Biden ...

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Supreme Cover Comments (0)

Rainbow-clipart-black-and-white-9TRRGbRycCheck out this lovely rendition of “Morning Glow” from Pippin by Tom Andersen, created to celebrate marriage equality ...

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Need To Know: Bryce Ass! + Gay Day, Gay Day! + Viral Lede + The Right's Wrong On Gay Marriage + Carreying On + Great Dane + MORE! Comments (0)

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*widget boy cultureBryce Harper bare naked for ESPN magazine!

*widget boy culturePresident Obama to declare 6/26/16 National Equality Day.

*widget boy culture34 years ago this weekend: RARE CANCER SEEN IN 41 HOMOSEXUALS.

*widget boy cultureAuthor of RARE CANCER piece on AIDS retired in 2009.

*widget boy cultureBen Ryan argues for the end of “AIDS.”

*widget boy cultureFormer Rand Paul aide on why Republicans are wrong on gay marriage.

*widget boy cultureKentucky clerk sued for refusing to issue same-sex marriage license.

*widget boy cultureJim Webb as a Virginia senator = yay. As a prez nominee? Boo.

*widget boy cultureHillary Clinton not freaking out over Bernie Sanders.

*widget boy cultureGuess who Chris Evans was secretly dating?

*widget boy cultureAnti-vaccine whackjob Jim Carrey uses autistic kid's pic without permission ...

... and the kid's autism was genetic. Um, sit down.

*widget boy cultureNJ lesbian leader thinks NO GAYS ALLOWED signs are totes okay.

*widget boy cultureObama to broaden use of clemency to free non-violent drug offenders.

*widget boy cultureWhich type of stalker is yours?

*widget boy cultureThe challenges of being gay and having gay friends.

*widget boy cultureKareem Abdul-Jabaar dumps on Trump.

*widget boy cultureMalia Obama on the set of Girls.

*widget boy culturePaul Rudd farts throughout interview.

*widget boy cultureNYC's Tribeca Cinemas closing.

*widget boy cultureVIDEO: The criminal too dumb to tell PUSH from PULL.

*widget boy cultureGigantic penis alert. (Work Unfriendly)

*widget boy cultureEric Dane is in The Last Ship, on the last page of People.

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Jul 01 2015
Need To Know: Holy War + Relationship Fumble + Trump Dumped + The Thick Blue Line + The Straight-Marrying Man + MORE! Comments (0)

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*widget boy cultureDisingenuous ad casts anti-gay Catholics as the victims, is parodied.

*widget boy cultureMichael Sam breaks up with Vito Cammisano?

*widget boy cultureDonald Trump FIRED, fires back. Craft Brewery dumps him, too.

*widget boy cultureCohosts bail on Miss USA.

*widget boy cultureHot cop booty-dances at NYC Gay Pride March.

*widget boy cultureYoung rapper legally robbed of $16,000 by suspicious agents gets free demo.

*widget boy cultureGov. Bobby Jindal (R-Louisiana) tries to slow same-sex marriages.

*widget boy cultureBen Affleck is about to be suddenly single.

*widget boy cultureThis week was the 30th anniversary of the release of St. Elmo's Fire!

*widget boy cultureThis muscleguy's wide-open legs provide a great shot.

*widget boy cultureTed Cruz fundamentally does NOT get what the Supreme Court is.

*widget boy cultureTexas AG goes full-on seditionist over marriage equality.

*widget boy cultureCaitlyn checks out An American in Paris, dazzles in leopard.

*widget boy cultureCalifornia gets a tough pro-vaccine law for kids.

*widget boy cultureKids explain gay marriage.

*widget boy culturePat Buchanan still says AIDS is nature's revenge.

*widget boy cultureOafish Chris Christie jabs at Obama, Hillary in announcing presidential run.

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Jun 30 2015
Bursting With Pride: 150 Images From NYC Gay Pride Comments (0)
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Had an exhausting blast covering the NYC Gay Pride March. I showed up just past noon (step-off time), talked my way through the barricades (having a big-boy camera helps) and then proceeded to shoot the entire thing, from noon until seven. I ran down the route until I caught up with the very first floats, featuring grand marshals Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi, then worked my way back, eventually parking around 26th Street and shooting the parade as it unfolded around and past me.

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In the gallery above are 40 superhot guys from the parade; they represent different types. If you recognize any of them, let them know I am—as of last week—not merely single, but husband material.

Also, I'm on Grindr.

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After you get all hot and bothered by the gallery, let's starfuck, with all the stars and notable names I encountered:

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Now, for the day's cutest (and in some cases hottest) couples and pairs:

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What follows are my absolute favorite shots from the parade, not counting any of the hottie photos:

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A couple of bulge-and-booty parting shots:

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And the rest are on Facebook. Follow me there.

 
Jun 28 2015
Mati Weiderpass's Delusions Of Grandeur Comments (0)

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Mati Weiderpass and Ian Reisner should be keeping their mouths shut. Instead, Mati, at least, is still replying to people on Facebook, defiantly asserting that he did nothing wrong when he met with virulently anti-gay Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas). After he already apologized. (Guess that apology is rescinded?)

Check it out: He actually implies that the SCOTUS decision may have been influenced by his chat with Cruz (!). Cruz who is, by the way, more anti-gay than ever before.

 
Girls Who Give Up Just Like That Don't Get Gay-Married: Blondie & Morrissey @ MSG Comments (0)

I've seen Blondie perform live so many times at this point, I've lost track. Which is a good thing, and which is a thing I could not have dreamed (even if dreaming was free) in the late '80s, when I first got into them as a group. They were broken up and I was in Flushing, Michigan.

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Now, they're not. And I'm not.

Thanks to a freebie ticket, I wound up in the old-persons' seats (great view, side loge).

Excitingly, Debbie spoke about SCOTUS, and ended their set by wrapping herself in the Gay Pride flag: 

Debbie sounded great and had a sort of '6os-via-'90s bubblegum-pink dress on. She's turning 70 shortly. Hard to fathom Peggy Lee running around on the stage like Debbie, much less doing the punk rock. They played all their most essential hits and some great new-ish numbers, but I missed the first couple of songs because the geezers went on promptly at 8 p.m. It's okay, I feel I am in geezer territory myself.

Blondie was opening for Morrissey. Never been very into him. “Suedehead” (1988) might be my favorite (he did a great rendition of it two songs in), but I knew I was hoping against hope that I'd get The Smiths' “Girlfriend in a Coma” (1987). I did not.

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Morrissey sounds great but without an organic love of his songs, it was a tough slog for me. I appreciated his positive remark about SCOTUS, wasn't as into his sung belief that voting just supports a corrupt system (he isn't into Bernie or Hillary, just Jon Stewart or Bill Maher) and had to look away from the extensive videos of animals being destroyed for meat as he sang “Meat Is Murder” KFC Version. I'm with him for the most part; it's unconscionable how we kill animals to eat, and I gave up eating pigs and cows long ago. But it's also just too hard to watch. That kind of thing instills in me a despair that is lasting.

The night ended oddly, with Morrissey unceremoniously removing his shirt, bowing slightly and disappearing. Lights up.

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DSC01900At one point, Morrissey joked he was shy and said he must've been 12 when he played MSG 24 years ago.

 
Jun 27 2015
Need To Know: Amazing President + This Ruling Rules + Cho's Bernie's Ho + Fallon & He Can't Get Up + Trump Dumps On All Things Mexican + Where It's Pratt + MORE! Comments (0)

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*widget boy cultureIndelibly touching: President Obama's Charleston eulogy + “Amazing Grace.”

*widget boy cultureThe White House is lit up like a rainbow to acknowledge marriage equality victory.

*widget boy culturePresident Obama called marriage-equality litigant to congratulate him.

*widget boy cultureIncredible live reaction at SCOTUS to ruling.

*widget boy cultureGLAAD's triumphant response to the ruling.

11377250_10153308452231001_7771443341525637706_nI took this in Central Park with my iPhone a few weeks ago. Just seemed right.

*widget boy cultureScalia's dissent is chock-full of zingers. Calm down, fatty.

*widget boy cultureChief Justice Roberts read his whiny dissent out loud.

*widget boy cultureVP Joe Biden is freakin' happy over marriage-equality ruling.

*widget boy cultureEveryone from Hillary Clinton to Harry Styles cheers the ruling.

*widget boy cultureRightie S.E. Cupp cries while saying her party needs to evolve on marriage.

*widget boy cultureHow SCOTUS decisions are affecting people of color.

*widget boy cultureAmazing The Jam exhibition in London.

*widget boy cultureMargaret Cho's Bernie Sanders crush.

*widget boy cultureRacist monster Donald Trump dick-tates pissy note.

*widget boy cultureJimmy Fallon's serious at-home injury.

*widget boy cultureTeen Beach Movie 2 ends with a twist.

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*widget boy cultureNew show about safeguarding your personal security.

*widget boy cultureCelebs' famous last words.

*widget boy cultureWill WeHo's Studio One be unceremoniously razed?

*widget boy cultureDancing Brazilian brothers shake it, nearly break it.

*widget boy cultureSUPER hot, furry dude in a skimpy Speedo.

*widget boy cultureHot, hairy, vintage bodybuilder.

*widget boy cultureChris Pratt still looks FOIN.

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