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Dawson Barrett :
Kurt Cobain, King of the Outcast Teens

In recognition of the anniversary of the death of Nirvana leader Kurt Cobain, a host of retrospectives will recognize both the raw potency of Cobain’s songwriting and the tragedy of his heroin use and suicide. They will hide that Nirvana … finish reading Dawson Barrett :
Kurt Cobain, King of the Outcast Teens

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BOOKS / Doug Ireland : Iconic Artist Grant Wood Was Man of Many Closets

A man of many closets:New biography of Grant Woodopens all the doors By Doug Ireland / The Rag Blog / October 27, 2010 [Grant Wood: A Life by R. Tripp Evans (Knopf, 2010); Hardcover, 401 pp, $37.50.] Grant Wood’s “American … finish reading BOOKS / Doug Ireland : Iconic Artist Grant Wood Was Man of Many Closets

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Lamar W. Hankins : Obama Not Legally Bound to Appeal DADT Ruling

A member of the military who was fired because of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, at a press conference on Capitol Hill May 3, 2010. Photo from Newscom.There is no legal reason to appealruling on Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Clearly, the … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Obama Not Legally Bound to Appeal DADT Ruling

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Culture of Abuse : Police Harassment of New Orleans Transgenders

New Orleans cops are on the prowl for transgenders. Photo by Ted Jackson / The Times-Picayune Archive.Transgender community in New OrleansClaims abuse and discrimination by police By Jordan Flaherty / The Rag Blog / April 20, 2010 New Orleans’ Black … finish reading Culture of Abuse : Police Harassment of New Orleans Transgenders

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Honduras : Anti-Coup Gay Activist Assassinated

LGBT activist Walter Tróchez was murdered this week.He documented homophobic violence:Honduran gay activist Walter Tróchez murdered By Doug Ireland / December 18, 2009 Walter Tróchez, 25 years old, a well-known LGBT activist in Honduras who was an active member of … finish reading Honduras : Anti-Coup Gay Activist Assassinated

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California Supremes on Prop. 8 : The Return of Separate But Equal

Demonstrators placed signs on a statue of Lincoln in front of San Francisco City Hall on May 26, 2009, after the California Supreme Court ruling upholding Prop. 8. Photo by Paul Sakuma. In reality, the point of the Court’s muddled … finish reading California Supremes on Prop. 8 : The Return of Separate But Equal

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Bigotry Still Rules : The Special Suffering of Gay Americans

Civil rights pioneer Bayard Rustin was fired from the Friendship for Reconciliation, a pacifist group, for being gay. The way anti-gay bigotry works is that a great deal of the violence and suffering is conducted away from the public eye. … finish reading Bigotry Still Rules : The Special Suffering of Gay Americans

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Melissa Etheridge on Making Peace With Rick Warren

Grammy Award winner Melissa Etheridge with Tammy Lynn Michaels.The Choice Is Ours Now: Give Peace a ChanceBy Melissa Etheridge / December 22, 2008 See ‘Why Gay Marriage is the Wrong Issue’ by Bob Ostertag, Below. This is a message for … finish reading Melissa Etheridge on Making Peace With Rick Warren

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Obama’s Consensus Building : Rick Warren and, Say, Bull Conner?

Birmingham Police Commissioner Eugene (Bull) Conner called out the dogs on civil rights demonstrators in 1963. Surely he wouldn’t have been included under President-elect Barack Obama’s umbrella.‘Using an evangelical mega-church fence-straddling homophobe and anti-abortion champion to offer an inaugurating prayer … finish reading Obama’s Consensus Building : Rick Warren and, Say, Bull Conner?

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Inaugural Program : Sneak Preview

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Obama Invocation a Split Ticket : Civil Rights Legend; Raging Homophobe

Rev. Rick Warren with President-elect Obama. Warren’s reactionary views on gays, abortion and other social issues have made his pick highly controversial. Photo by Buck / EPA. Rev. Joseph Lowery of Atlanta, a long time civil rights leader, shown here … finish reading Obama Invocation a Split Ticket : Civil Rights Legend; Raging Homophobe

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Homophobic Hip Hopper Trick Trick Promotes Anti-Gay Violence

Gay hater Trick Trick opens for Ice Cube at Texas clubs. “He goes both ways. Either way he’s gay. Ain’t no other way to say, he’s a f**king faggot so I’m lettin’ off my AK. Bust ’em in his forehead. … finish reading Homophobic Hip Hopper Trick Trick Promotes Anti-Gay Violence

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