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Get this. Way down in Tennessee, a dog's owner caught his pet hunched over another male dog. He assumed this meant the dog was gayer than Ricky Martin. So he promptly brought the animal to a kennel to unload him into oblivion. After all, you can't possibly keep a dog that might be gay, right? ... More >>
Salvation is not much of an option at the Salvation Army. Not if you're gay and have the crazy idea that you want to live! Shockingly enough, the media director for the organization, Andrew Craibe, just went on the radio and openly talked about their beliefs, which are based on the Christian scrip ... More >>
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Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony hasn't been brought to justice, despite the viral video that made the Internet rounds last week. However, one of the men responsible for the Kony 2012 campaign -- intended on ending his reign of terror -- has...for allegedly masturbating in public.(Sigh).Invisible Chil ... More >>
If you're like us, you've probably absolutely had it with Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony -- we're not talking about his army of child sex slaves (which, of course, is horrible), we're talking about the seemingly endless Kony-related posts on Facebook and other social media forums.The NGO Invisible C ... More >>
That's what a spokesperson for the American Family Association shot out of his mouth the other day, desperate for a return to the good old days when holding hands with someone of the same sex could land you a free trip to jail. For all I know, he'd even like to turn the USA into Uganda, wher ... More >>
The bill in Uganda that might've included the death penalty or life in prison for homosexuals with HIV, same-sex rapists or "serial offenders," appears to have been dropped from parliamentary plans "after global condemnation," the Associated Press reports this morning. "The parliament should ... More >>
A controversial bill in Uganda that would harshly punish homosexuality is moving through parliament with a second day of hearings today, and could be voted on by the end of the week, 18 months after its initial proposal. Back then, it included the death penalty for homosexuals with HIV, same- ... More >>
Well, someone who plays a Mormon. In, you know, The Book of Mormon. It's Andrew Rannells, who every night brings some interesting ideology to Uganda, thoughtfully pausing to sing the showstopping power ballad "I Believe."
Sprinkled with sesame seeds, marinated jellyfish makes a memorable summer salad The last couple of decades have flooded NYC with colorful cuisines many of us never knew existed, and stocked ethnic markets with exotic ingredients that had strange names and fascinating properties. This influx ... More >>
Catch Me If You Can. A con man lies and wheedles his way around the country, but in the course of his unending fakeness, he elicits respect and some people find he's the realest thing they've ever met.
Yes, Today show host Kathie Lee Gifford and I are the focal points of the print campaign for the smash Broadway musical The Book of Mormon! That's the one about Mormons going to Uganda and spreading lies, which results in the Ugandan natives putting on a fabulous musical revue!
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I'm quite certain that The Book of Mormon is the only current Broadway musical with the song lyric, "Fuck you, God, in your ass, mouth, and cunt--and the eye!" And I defy anyone to get offended. Except Mormons. The show--done by the South Park guys with the help of an Avenue Q writer--manag ... More >>
Book of Mormon No, that's not me talking. I don't believe in God, so why on earth would I tell Her to fuck off? It happens to be a line from The Book of Mormon, the reportedly wacky musical by the South Park guys that just started previews on Broadway.
David Kato, the slain Uganda gay rights activist found murdered on January 26, will be remembered tomorrow here in New York City. The memorial, sponsored by 35 organizations including ACT UP and the Human Rights Campaign, will begin with a candle light vigil at 4:00 PM at the United Nation's Dag H ... More >>
Detroit's finest jazz violinist can find the soul in anything
Isn't that great? He spoke out today against the proposed Uganda law which would serve draconican punishments for same-same coupling, in some cases including the death penalty.
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