Queer News

Handpicked Headlines: Booze-Free Event, Weiner, Palin, Alcatraz Triathlon & More

Agriculture Industry Fears Disaster If Illegal Immigration Enforcement Program E-Verify Is Implemented WASHINGTON — The agriculture industry fears a disaster is on the horizon if the one bit of new immigration policy that Congress seems to agree on becomes law. Indiana Abortion Showdown Could Cost State $4.3 Billion NDIANAPOLIS — A looming showdown over Indiana’s new law […]

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A Friendly Reminder That The World’s Ending in Two Weeks

I think I am prepared. In my survival kit I have Peanut M&Ms, Gummy Worms, a jug of water, toilet paper (3-ply), beef jerk, Angry Birds, and a  copy of Latin Inches. Did I miss anything? AB ———————————————————————- Via Gawker Lauri Apple — In-the-know Americans have been getting ready for May 21, when Jesus is […]

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√ Palm Springs Backs Same-sex Marriage

Palm Springs City Council backs same-sex marriage via www.mydesert.com In a surprising unanimous vote Wednesday, Palm Springs’ City Council adopted a resolution that proclaimed its support for same-sex marriage. The vote came after supporters shared emotional testimonies and opponents voiced their concerns about how the resolution would affect the city. Local gay rights advocate’s walk […]

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President Obama as an Ape, Not Cool

Whether you are racist, inbred or other colorful flavors of the United States of America, there are certain things you just don’t do. Marilyn Davenport you should know better. Extend hands out, palms done and let me smack you with a ruler. ___________________________________________________________ California GOP Official Accused Of Racist Email LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) — A Southern California […]

Art

American Hunks 1860 to 1970

From homoerotic imagery used in American military recruitment posters and Nazi propaganda to shots of bodybuilders like Charles Atlas and Johnny “Tarzan” Weismuller, David L. Chapman’s American Hunks examines the packaging of the male physique in popular culture, movies, magazines, and ads from 1860 to 1970. For more information on American Hunks, visit Arsenal Pulp Press’s website. To […]

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New Social Science Textbooks to Include a Study of the Role and Contributions of LGBT Americans

  California lawmakers fight over bill to teach students about gay people’s contributions By Patrick McGreevy, Los Angeles Times Reporting from Sacramento — As the battle over same-sex marriage makes its way through California’s courts, another gay rights fight is smoldering in the Legislature. Democratic lawmakers have revived a plan to require state schools to […]

Fashion

Levi’s Fall 2011 Collection

Damn it Levi, I told you I’m broke. It’s like you are not even listening. Did you purposefully make your Fall 2011 collection smack me in the face amazing? Shall I just direct deposit my paycheck into your account? On an up note, this fall, I’m going to be strutting the sidewalks looking good. ____________________________________________________ […]