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road.jpg An entire blog devoted to men who look like old lesbians.

Schutlerroad.jpg Porn star (link NSFW) who won Mr. Gay Argentina draws attention to legitimacy of Mr. Gay competition: "In the United States, gay porn is often looked upon as representing the gay community in a negative light, but other countries like Argentina have less hang ups about allowing their community to be represented by someone who has participated in the industry. For most naysayers, the problem isn't so much that a porn star will be representing a country at the competition as it is about the validity of the competition itself...The organizers say they are "looking for all types of guys, from gym-bunny to math geek with a passion to lead," but the math geeks seem to have taken a much further back seat to the gym bunnies... like perhaps on a different bus."

road.jpg GLAAD President Neil Giuliano on the proliferation of same-sex commitment announcements: "Today, every state in the union and Washington, D.C., has at least one paper with an inclusive policy for their weddings and celebrations pages -- for a combined national circulation of over 37 million in nearly 900 outlets, reaching almost 75 percent of total newspaper readers."

road.jpg Christina Aguilera or pregnant drag queen?

Hubertroad.jpg Drag queen host no longer welcome at Seattle's gay bingo. Thom Hubert: "As a drag queen, if I stuck to this stuff by the letter, why, I’d have to wear a black robe and stand behind a podium and just read the numbers out. The contract said, ‘the host will not act in a flirtatious manner, will not wear reveailing clothing, will not make sexual gestures or comments.’ How could any drag queen appear or perform under these guidelines?"

road.jpg As promised, North Carolina Baptists vote to expel Myers Park church for welcoming gay congregants and not trying to change them: "The liberal church of 1,970 members became the first to be kicked out under rules passed at last year's meeting that said any Baptist church that affirmed or endorsed homosexual behavior would be considered 'not in friendly cooperation with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina.'"

road.jpg Eight cows in Utah attempted to make a break for it when the trailer they were in pulled in to a McDonald's restaurant. Lt. Kevin Burns: "They didn't like their future."

Miloroad.jpg What's an episode of Heroes without some additional Milo Ventimiglia skin scenes.

road.jpg Gay activists in South Korea request international support: "They want to mobilise international support for the restoration of sexual orientation as a protected category in the proposed anti-discrimination legislation (ADL) recently drafted by the Ministry of Justice."

road.jpg Richard Simmons brings Jennie Garth to tears on Dancing with the Stars (video).

road.jpg NYU's plans for a campus in the United Arab Emirates angers LGBT students: "Now, a month after administrators announced plans for the university's first full-fledged satellite campus, some students have raised questions about the partnership, saying it is at odds with NYU's support for rights for lesbian gay, bisexual and transgender students. NYU has a reputation for being one of the U.S.'s most gay-friendly schools; the Princeton Review has ranked it 'Most Accepting of the Gay Community' two years in a row. At a town hall meeting last week, two students sharply questioned NYU president John Sexton about the plan and voiced their concerns about LGBT students at NYU Abu Dhabi. U.A.E. federal law does not outlaw homosexuality outright, but it does define 'acts of homosexuality' as illegal, said Simon Pearce, the director of strategic communications for Abu Dhabi's Executive Affairs Authority."

road.jpg 19 former pilots and government officials call on United States reopen investigations into UFOs: "We want the US government to stop perpetuating the myth that all UFOs can be explained away in down-to-earth, conventional terms."

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  1. The beauty pagent boy is fierce. But I guess Argentinians aren't that interested in migrating up here, hunh?

    Well, Dominicans and Puerto Ricans are finer, but I want a young one--that'll cost some money. Hell, what's more important: old maid pride or a pretty Papi?

    Posted by: Derrick from Philly | Nov 14, 2007 1:55:17 PM


  2. nice to hear about the newspapers...

    what a boring bingo show that would be (drag queens not acting out)!

    Posted by: J | Nov 14, 2007 2:10:46 PM


  3. nice to hear about the newspapers...

    what a boring bingo show that would be (drag queens not acting out)!

    Posted by: J | Nov 14, 2007 2:12:10 PM


  4. Gay bingo is Seattle has been a great fundraiser for decades. When it started it was the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence calling letters with the occasional guest caller (Grethe Cammermeyer at one time). I was part of the "Bunny Brigage" in those days - young guys dressed in little more than a tight pair of shorts, a cottontail, and bunny ears - that assisted at community events.

    Its sad to hear that gay bingo has gone from a fun, gay happening to a stale room. Might as well be in the basement of a Lutheran church.

    Posted by: Maine Gay | Nov 14, 2007 2:23:21 PM


  5. mr. gay argentina is so goddamned cute!

    Posted by: nic | Nov 14, 2007 2:28:08 PM


  6. Jennie, Jennie, Jennie, I hope you were well paid for that hokum.

    Posted by: sam | Nov 14, 2007 2:35:56 PM


  7. GLAAD President Neil Giuliano: "Today, every state in the union and Washington, D.C., has at least one paper with an inclusive policy for their weddings and celebrations pages..."
    I would be very interested to see a list of those papers, especially the ones in the reddest states. I would really like to know which papers in, say, Utah, Mississippi, Nebraska, or Alabama have the courage and sense to print same-sex marriage and/or commitment announcements.

    Posted by: Thomasina | Nov 14, 2007 3:16:00 PM


  8. Can someone PLEASE get Richard Simmons some new clothes?! Really, the 80's are over!

    Posted by: RB | Nov 14, 2007 5:13:20 PM


  9. That website with the guys who look like old lesbians is HILARIOUS!
    It made my day :)

    Posted by: Chaq | Nov 14, 2007 10:22:40 PM


  10. I could have told you some of the best-looking men in the world are from Argentina.

    They are also the best polo players in the world (and are very macho, and hung, and aggressive and very bi...believe me) from the time I've spent in Palm Beach. It's not only Polo Ponies they ride...hehehe....

    Posted by: Jordan | Nov 14, 2007 10:35:47 PM


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