November 27, 2011

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Monica on the New Comment System [Comment of the Week]

Filed by Bil Browning | November 27, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

Over on my Thanksgiving Day post, "Grateful for Site Updates Today," Monica Helms weighed in our new commenting system. We've switched over to using Facebook Connect in to make things easier for moderators and lower the frequency of flame wars.Read More


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Archie Comics Character & His Husband Grace Cover

Filed by Viktor Kerney | November 27, 2011 | 5:30 PM | comments

Archie Comics has been breaking barriers with their gay character Kevin Keller. Now, in a flash forward story, we will see Kevin get married. Read More


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Anti-Gay Lobbyist Tries to Hide Moralism with "Pro-Business" Arguments

Filed by Nan Hunter | November 27, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

It is surely a sign of the times that the successful lobbyist for the Tennessee Family Action Council used a strategy of not highlighting religious or moral objections to homosexuality when doing outreach to members of the state legislature.Read More


Nov. 27, 1978: Harvey Milk Assassinated in San Francisco

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 27, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

At 11 a.m. on a beautiful Monday morning, on November 27, 1978, San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk was shot and killed by disgruntled former Supervisor Dan White. That was 32 years ago, and there is still no comfort today.Read More


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Buffy the Democrat Slayer: Celebrity Republicans

Filed by Bil Browning | November 27, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Buzzfeed brings us an interesting look at celebrities who are either registered Republicans or conservative activists. Some of the folks on the list will shock you.Read More


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Occupy LA to Be Evicted from City Hall Park on Monday

Filed by Karen Ocamb | November 27, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

Last Friday, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck announced that City Hall Park will be closed on Monday at 12:01am, thus evicting the Occupy LA protesters.Read More


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GOProud Leader 'Likes' Obama Assassination Idea

Filed by Bil Browning | November 27, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

What kind of fresh hell is this? There's a huge difference between being on opposite sides of the political aisle and tacitly approving of assassinating the President.Read More


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The Gays vs Pot Smokers

Filed by Bil Browning | November 27, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

"The government estimates about 23 million people use [marijuana] monthly, willing to live illegally rather than obey unjust laws. By becoming increasingly visible and outspoken, marijuana activists have pushed repeal much further than the most baked reformer would have thought...Read More


The Barbarian Horde

Filed by Bil Browning | November 27, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

Is the national madness for spending a shitload of money on crap to buy your friends and family's love over yet? These shoppers at an Urban Outfitters this weekend storm the doors. Imagine if each one of them had...Read More