Monthly Archives: August 2013

August 26

Making Homelessness Illegal

via USA Today.  South Carolina Capital’s Plan for Homeless? Ban them. South Carolina’s capital city has approved a plan to rid its downtown of the homeless people officials fear might prevent Columbia from becoming a regional economic hot spot, the New York Times reports. Under a policy the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty calls an […]

August 25

A Story About Learning To Let Go

Originally posted on Rugged Luxury:
This is the story I never wanted to write. Ironically, I think I’ve been writing it my whole life.  Let’s take a step back for a minute. You see, I haven’t really been myself since last December. At first, I just rolled with it, thinking (hoping) it was just a…

August 25

Equality Moment

“Another Thing I’m Sick of Hearing: If I started that gay rights group, I must be gay. So if i start an animal rights group, what does that make me? A giraffe?” ― James Howe, Addie on the Inside

August 24

Pop Culture Roulette Introduced

My best friend’s husband – Pop Culture Roulette – is one of the coolest guys I know. [Remember I never share real names on this blog.] Pop Culture Roulette is a walking pop culture wikipedia page. If you want to know who the non-speaking actor who was in the Nestle 1998 commercial, he has that covered. […]

August 24

Music Mashup of the Day: Bearly Legal by The White Panda

“Bearly Legal” is the fifth full-length album by The White Panda. The White Panda formed when two boyhood friends discovered they had independently embarked on mashup careers in college. Chicago-based Procrast (Tom Evans) first blended Rick Astley snippets with 2 Live Crew grooves as a way to avoid productive activity in 2008, while DJ Griffi […]

August 23

Bea Arthur Dog Park

We can now add Suffolk, Virginia, to the growing list of cities that recognize that dogs deserve better than life on a chain. The gays love Bea Arthur and now we love Suffolk, Virginia.

August 22

13 Signs You’ve Lived In NYC Too Long

This city changes you, man.

August 21

“Prison Break” Star Comes Out

Actor and screenwriter Wentworth Miller today rejected an invitation to attend the St. Petersburg International Film Festival, citing Russia’s anti-LGBT laws. In a letter to the Festival’s Director, the ‘Prison Break’ star stated that “as a gay man, I must decline.” Miller goes on to say that he is “deeply troubled” by Russia’s lawful brutality […]

August 21

On set in Griffith Park

A view from Griffith Park.

August 20

Dry Lightening Storm Hits SF