Next Pride photo contest

1 07 2010

Next is a free weekly gay magazine in NY and for pride they had a photo contest. People had to capture hat Pride was about. Funny guy Mike Diamond talks to the finalists.

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Gay news, drug against lesbianism, Johnny Weir’s closet, homophobic chants in rugby punished

30 06 2010

It is hard to believe this is true , but pediatric oncologist Maria New of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Florida International University is trying to prevent lesbianism in unborn babies by given to pregnant moms an experimental hormone dexamethasone. She also uses it to prevent girls that do not like playing with girl toys and girls that have manly interests in jobs. Crazy right?? The drug is risky and experimental so what woman would take this?? The kind of woman who does, deserves some health problems, she sure already has mental problems!!

Johnny Weir’s closet is about the gayest thing ever.

The British Rugby Football league has issued a 40K pound penalty to the Castleford team because their fans hurled homophobic chants at openly gay rugby star Gareth Thomas. Great news!!

Arch homophobe Ruben Diaz is at it again. The senate member from the Bronx held anti-gay rallies in New York, was against the Gay Games back in the 90’s in NY and has voted down every pro-gay law ever in New York. While he says he has 2 gay brothers that he loves very much, this time he voted against a law that would allow gay couples to file their state income tax returns jointly. Because the democrats needed all their votes, it has been blown off now. Asshole.





Gay news, Malawi couple broken up, GENDA suffers defeat in NY senate, Ted Haggard

9 06 2010

Just 3 weeks after being pardoned by their president one part of the Malawi couple, Steven, previously sentenced to 14 years in jail is engaged to a woman named Dorothy(what’s in a name) He says they never even had sex and it was all a miscommunication. The other one,  Chimbalanga,  says he is still gay and is looking for another boyfriend. I can totally understand Steven trying life with a woman no, it beats years in prison. Chimbalanga is a total hero though for just being himself.

The gender-identity non-discrimination bill known as GENDA, has suffered a nasty and maybe surprising defeat in NY senate committee with 12-11. All Republicans and that asshole Ruben Diaz voted against it. It would prohibit discrimination based on gender identity but conservatives acted like it was just a chance for men to get in women’s bathroom facilities. What a shame, def for New York.

Former mega church pastor Ted Haggard, the one of the gay and meth scandal) has started a new church in Colorado Springs with his wife Gayle. It is all-inclusive even for sinners that are gratefully redeemed. He talked to Joy Behar(love my Joy) about it who made it very clear to him being gay is not a sin. 160 people showed up for his church, at least 1 of them was gay. Or make that 2 with Haggard himself.





Gossip, Paula Deen, Real Housewives, Tila Tequila, Kylie in NY

8 06 2010

My favorite TV-chef Paula Deen had a maid that stole her jewelry ,y’all . Her husband Michael filed a report with police that in between august 2009 and may 2010, jewelry and other precious metals were stolen. Michael and Paula caught her in the act and fired her ass immediately. I used to think one of our old maids stole my tranquilizers but I think sometimes I just forgot how many I actually took.

Real Housewife of NY, Jill Zarin has contacted authorities for being harassed. A family from Chicago and Alabama have threatened her after her address was made public on the internet. Jill is pissed and rightly so. This is going way too far. Besides, I like Jill and do not get why everyone seems to hate her now. The season finale broke viewing records so people are into them.

Danielle Staub, from New Jersey, has a sex-tape coming out that she made with an unknown male last year. She is the one that Theresa Guidice called a “prostitution whore,” but maybe it is time for Theresa herself to bring out a sex-tape. The woman is $11 million!!!! in debt. She and her husband make only 80.000 a year but have been spending like Donald Trump. How can that even happen???

Tila Tequila is where she belong, the nut-house. She cut her wrist and showed it to fans and they called an ambulance. A while back she twittered about falling and having a deadly dent in her head and she also faked a pregnancy and talked about suicide before. One less person on Dr Drew’s rehab.

Kylie Minogue was in NY for the AmFAR gala and the next day she went to gay bar Splash to promote her new album and the gays went nuts. Been to Splash with my girlfriends once and liked it there. Would have liked seeing Kylie!!





Gay news, Lady Elton/Rush, Cali IRS to recognize gay couples, straight men more accepting of gays, fake gay weddings in NY

6 06 2010

Anti-gay conservative Rush Limbaugh is marrying for the 4th time(Viva Viagra) and none-other-then Elton John is performing at his wedding in Palm Beach. Elton gets a million bucks for it, but still. I thought he had better morals, he does not need that money.

The IRS in California will start to recognize gay couples as a pair for tax purposes. This means that income earned by registered domestic partners will be treated as community property income for federal income taxes. Suppose that 1 partner makes 100K and the other 60K, they used to each file their own. Now they can each report 80K and this new law could reduce federal taxes for some domestic partners. Back in 2006 the IRS was against this law. A small step in the right direction.

Fo the first time in history the percentage of straight people morally accepting gay relationships has gone over 50%. The biggest change is in straight men 18-40 where is has gone up almost 20% in 2 years. Quite stunning. The NY times has 3 theories for this. 1 they know more and more out gay men so it is harder to discriminate. 2 men got more and more at ease with things that are “different” and see it is not a disaster like previously thought.3 Virulent homophobes are being exposed as gay a lot lately and men do not wanna be associated with this. Anti-gay is the old gay. Not cool. I think 1 is the most important.There is still a long way to go though because accepting of gays as an idea is a lot easier than accepting the act of being gay. So it is fine as long as they do not have to think about gay sex.

NY is hoping to get extra money by offering fake gay wedding ceremonies for partners that want to “dignify their partners status with a ceremony similar to real weddings.” Only 2 people showed up friday on the first day. Not a surprise, how can it be with dignity if it does not mean anything. It is almost an insult and copy-catting Las Vegas.





Gay news, Jesse Helms, NY Gender Nondiscrimination Law, U.K politican outed/resigns, Kylie’s clip denied for lesbian kiss

31 05 2010

Recent records show that Jesse Helms, the late senator who was a very active anti-gay politician, had called the FBI because he got death-threats from gays back in the day. It is not surprising gays wanted to hurt him. He was against aids funding back in the 80’s saying it was caused by disgusting human behavior , fought against the civil rights of gays and voted against any pro-gay law. Nothing ever happened to him though, but I hope it did cost him some sleepless nights back when he was alive, he ruined many people’s lives.

The chances of the Gender Expression Nondiscrimination Act becoming Law in Ny got a mayor boost this week. They have 32 senators on board now, enough to get a majority. It would add gender identity to the human rights law that protects people against discrimination in employment, credit, housing. About time, it is hard enough to have gender issues as it is to have to worry about housing and jobs.

Britain’s Treasury Minister David Laws was one of the stars of the new coalition but has now become its first casualty. He funneled government money to his boyfriend by getting him a room he rented and was not out as gay. The  self-made millionaire and Liberal Democrat( surprise, not a conservative) is still known by colleagues as an honourable man who not went into politics for financial gain. He does not seem that honourable to me.

MTV Asia is not gonna show the new clip of Kylie Minogue, called “All the lovers” because it features a lesbian kiss. All the nudity in it is fine but 2 girls kissing… Pretty pathetic. A short preview of the clip.





Gay news, Gay Rights ranking Europe, Zimbabwe arrests, John McCain and the gays

26 05 2010

The International Gay and Lesbian Association has released its Rainbow Europe County Index on how legislation affects LGBT people. Sweden is number 1 followed by Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway and Spain. Those 4 have anti-discrimination laws not enshrined in the constitution, like Sweden(but they do mostly use it) From the EU, Cyprus, Latvia and Poland not good and finished last. From non EU countries Turkey, Russia and Ukraine did bad.

Two members of a Zimbabwe Gay organization have been arrested. At first the government and police said it was because of drugs and porn but yesterday it was made clear they got a letter from former SF mayor Brown that was critical about that monster of a President Mugabe. Mugabe described gays as less than pigs and dogs. The 2 men are still in jail, hopefully unharmed…

Senator John McCain is anti gay marriage, opposes gay adoption, against gays in the military and against ENDA(discrimination against gays in workplace). On the other hand his wife has been a vocal supporter of gay marriage, his daughter is super pro-gay and now he hired a gay man, Mark Buse to run his campaign for re-election of Senator from Arizona. He should listen to his inner circle more.

NY Pride will be shorter than ever in a cost-cutting measure by the NYPD. It will go from 36/5th instead of 52/5th but still ends in Christopher Street. Apparently the same thing will happen to all parades in NY. I think it is totally fine, more crowd on a denser area and less to walk for the marcher in the (maybe) heat.