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You Don’t Know Jack or Barack

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Last month the Advocate ran an article titled “Gay Is The New Black?: The Last Great Civil Rights Struggle“. Today Joe Solmonese and other gay rights advocates have expressed outrage at the choice of Pastor Rick Warren. But not every GLBT person agrees. I count myself as one of those voices. I defended Barack Obama…

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It’s Not All About The Gay

in Opinion

Yesterday both Box Turtle Bulletin and my friend Steph posted this video: [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/NgJyyszPwuM” width=”425″ height=”350″/] They both labeled it as “Gay.” But two prominent scenes in the movie are of the Stonewall and Compton Cafeteria riots. To label either as “gay history” misses the bigger picture. The Stonewall Inn was raided because its clientèle…

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