The road to stardom leads to Los Angeles, which is why singer Mika Newton commutes back and forth from the Ukraine.
Mickey Weems is currently finishing his PhD dissertation on the circuit at Ohio State. He and his husband are coordinators for Qualia, a conference/festival dedicated to gay folklife. He may be reached at email@example.com.
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The NRA has raised an army of bullies to shout down and intimidate anyone who dares call for gun control. I hate bullies.
Sometimes it’s better when people don’t reveal who they really are inside. Instead of a majestic ocean of deep thought and noble purpose, Jodie Foster’s revelations at the Golden Globe Awards gave us a rain puddle on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
So much of what I hear from my pro-assault weapons friends melts into pure asshattery once exposed to the light of day. Such is the case with DebraLee Hovey’s statement criticizing Gabby Gifford’s visit to the families of victims in the Newtown massacre.
On December 17, we lost a great LGBT ally and voice of reason on the issue of gun control.
"If we cannot have moral feelings against homosexuality, can we have it against murder?" asked Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. He said he was not equating homosexuality with murder. Actually, he was and he knew it.
The President was correct in framing the election on November 6 as revenge.
New Orleans will exceed all expectations (and any sense of restraint) this Halloween season. The last weekend of October will feature a Circuit party and a Madonna concert in the Crescent City. That is all.
"Mr. President, take your campaign of division and anger and hate back to Chicago." Textbook cognitive dissonance.