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News: Recriminalize Homosexuality, Choi’s Trial, Romney Too Gay Friendly, Bigamist and Pedophiles are ‘Waiting in the Wings’

AFA’S BRYAN FISCHER: RECRIMINALIZE HOMOSEXUALITY Bryan Fischer, spokesman for the American Family Association (which hosted Rick Perry’s prayer rally), called today for the recriminalization of homosexuality. Though laws against “sodomy” were found unconstitutional in 2003 in Lawrence v. Texas, Fischer said there is “no reason why it cannot be a criminal offense once again.” NORTH CAROLINIANS […]

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FAMILY ‘VALUES’ GROUPS LINK HOMOSEXUALITY TO PEDOPHILIA  Jeremy Hooper notices that conservative “values” groups like Focus on the Family and the National Organization of Marriage — who publicly argue they respect gay people but oppose their right to redefine the definition of marriage — are going out of their way to connection pedophilia to homosexuality: Pro-Bullying Campaign: “It Gets Better” Videos […]

Art

Artist Kalup Linzy Landed on Our Radar, Let’s Do Some Digging

Kalup Linzy (born July 23, 1977) is an American video and performance artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Raw documentation footage by Rabbit Bandini Productions. Footage will surface in an upcoming project. Kalup Ishmael (Kalup Linzy) performing spoken word/sung version of “Mad World” in Franco’s (James Franco) installation. Linzy grew up in a small rural community in Florida called […]

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Adam Kimmel x Carhartt Fall/Winter 2011 Collection

Adam Kimmel’s braids itself together as one with American workwear brand Carhartt. Carhartt’s signature heritage pieces  our somewhat softened by infusing them with high quality fabrics and a more modern look and feel. These pieces are as durable as you’d expect any Carhartt product to be but you won’t necessarily be pegged as a blue […]

Fashion

COPENHAGEN FASHION WEEK S/S12: HENRIK VIBSKOV

The untrained eye might not think to look toward Denmark for eye-popping clothes from the future with a feel of times past. Dazed digital magazine caught up with the designer to talk about inspirations ands goals. Dazed said, “Henrik Vibskov always manages to impress his audience by giant installations, graphic prints, imaginative accessories and otherworldly […]

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Beardy Wonder Defends his National Scrabble Champion Title

There you have it. With a beard comes wisdom, with wisdom comes a beard. End of story. Or should I have come up with a longer word for this piece on the bearded wonder Scrabble champion? photo source:Patricia Hocker/PR NEWSWIRENigel Richards successfully defended his National Scrabble Championship title in Dallas, winning a $10,000 first prize. […]

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Binational couple: We want equal treatment (CNN Video Interview)

  ThinkProgress.org reports “This afternoon, CNN hosted Bradford Wells and Anthony John Makk, a binational couple married in Massachusetts in 2004. Makk — who is an Australian — applied for permanent residency, but his application has been denied since the Defense of Marriage Act prohibits the federal government from recognizing same-sex relationships. Wells had this message for […]

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Mundane Monday News: Prop. 8 Standing, LGBT Mormons, Ending Planned Parenthood Funding…

*IRS Revokes Antigay Group’s Tax Exempt Status *Sean Hayes Will Return In New Sitcom *New Book Explores Coco Chanel’s Bisexual Romances A new book sheds light on the life outside of art and fashion that influential designer Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel led.  In Coco Chanel: An Intimate Life, biographer Lisa Chaney wrote that Chanel had intimate affairs […]

Fashion

Levi’s Made & Crafted

Levi does the body good. Good to the last drop Levi’s Made & Crafted was founded on a simple premise – “Modern items based on the principles of good design.” In that mission, the Levi’s DNA forms a backbone for forward thinking approaches to classic garments and accessories, all of which privileges the right fabrics […]

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President Barack Obama Signs the Certification For Repeal of DADT

President Barack Obama signs the certification stating the statutory requirements for repeal of DADT (Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell) have been met, in the Oval Office, July 22, 2011. Pictured, from left, are: Brian Bond, Deputy Director of the Office of Public Engagement; Kathleen Hartnett, Associate Counsel to the President; Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta; Kathryn […]

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All Eyes on Alexander Ebert On World Cafe: NPR

(via NPR) Alex Ebert launched his musical career as frontman for the quirky Los Angeles dance-rock group Ima Robot. When the band stagnated in 2007, he reinvented himself as Edward Sharpe, leader of neo-hippie folk collective the Magnetic Zeros, whose hit single “Home” climbed the charts in 2010. This year, the prolific singer-songwriter recorded a solo […]

Fashion

Tattoo Model Alert: Beautiful Ful Men’s Collection Autumn/Winter 2011

Punk dress up day or punk-young-professional? Yes, that’s Beautiful Ful (one l) Men’s Collection. Los Angeles based, Beautiful Ful looks to bring classic looks of menswear in line with the California ideals. While this is not always a match made perfect, the collection for Autumn 2011 does offer a few garments that may lead you to examine […]