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UK Threatens End To Foreign Aid Over Anti-Gay Policies

Posted October 11, 2011 by Dallas

It is rare for me to ever support anything that is anti-gay. In fact, it has never happened. So, with the news that the UK may discontinue providing foreign aid to countries that have anti-gay legislation, I should be cracking open a Guinness and digging my fork into my bangers and mash in celebration of […]

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Elton, Seuss And Others on Coming Out, Why It’s Ok Out Here

Posted October 12, 2011 by Dallas

Did you know that yesterday was National Coming Out Day? Did you come out? If you were already out did you declare your homo-ness to the masses? Well, in a world that generally worships those in Famousland, celebrities often act as role models to those that feel less significant. When these celebrities of the homosexual […]

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North Carolinians to Vote on Marriage Equality, Don’t Have More Pressing Political Issues

Posted September 13, 2011 by Nikki

So as I opened the news today and read this I realized that although most of us like to move forward in life and evolve for the betterment of humankind, a bunch of us are just plain f*cking backwards. I wish I weren’t writing about this because it truly does make me angry! Ironic how a few months […]

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Chely Wright Weds, No Dress For Lesbian, A Senseless Hate-Crime, and Michael’s Single.

Posted August 24, 2011 by Dallas

What a week. My heart still aches for the loss of the Jack Layton. He was and still is one of my all time heroes. His leadership and drive was something that will always inspire me. After hearing his final letter written days before his death, he reminded me of another hero of mine, Harvey […]

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Mac Too PC, Get Well Jack, SYTYCD, Maddow Sued, Atwood For Mayor?…

Posted July 28, 2011 by Erika

Mac Too PC? Allout.org and change.org are going after Apple for their participation in the controversial Christian Values Network’s charitable giving plan whereby customers can donate a portion of their purchase from iTunes or the Apple Store to a charitable organization of their choice. Other large corporations have backed out of the program when it […]

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American Fast Food Hotspot Chick-Fil-A Feeding the Pockets of the Anti-Gays

Posted November 2, 2011 by Dallas

Attention Americans, and all those that have ever or will ever consider visiting there! If you support all things queer, do not set foot in Chick-fil-A. You would think with a name that immediately appealed to me as a lesbian, they would be our friends. Well think not! In 2009, this Georgia-based (should have guessed) […]

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L-Word’s Leisha Hailey Kicked Off Plane After Lesbian Kiss(es), Twitter Saga Ensues

Posted September 27, 2011 by Dallas

Alice Pieczeki/Leisha Hailey of L-Word fame, and member of the music group Uh-Huh Her was escorted off a Southwestern Airline recently after kissing her girlfriend on the plane. However, there are two seperate stories as to how much of the kissing there was. Leisha Hailey tweets: “I have been discriminated againes by @SouthwestAir. Flt attendant […]

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Cuba Celebrates, McGowan’s Queens, Charlotte Protests, Carolla Apologizes

Posted August 17, 2011 by Dallas

I usually start my weekly Gaily Beats with something I have learned this week. Well, this week I have learned nothing. Planning a Pride Festival literally takes away any sense of higher learning from my over-stuffed brain. Pride itself is important, so important, and so much fun the day of. To plan a festival .. […]

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