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The Rainbow Flag at 35

On June 25, 1978, the rainbow flag symbolizing gay pride first flew at the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade. So 35 years ago today the flag made its first appearance. Gilbert Baker was asked personally by Harvey Milk, the first openly gay person elected to public office in California, to create the flag. Soon after Harvey […]

Three Ways The High Court Might Rule On Your Marriage Equality

  via Queerty. With the Supreme Court expected to rule tomorrow, we take a look at how the justices might decide. When the U.S. Supreme Court struck down bans on interracial marriage in Loving v. Virginia in 1967, reality changed overnight for thousands of couples. Suddenly, Mildred and Richard Loving and their children could live in their […]

A Quotation About Life From Albert Einstein

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My Favorite Song of All Time: “Moon River”

My favorite song of all time: “Moon River” Moon River, wider than a mile, I’m crossing you in style some day. Oh, dream maker, you heart breaker, wherever you’re going I’m going your way. Two drifters off to see the world. There’s such a lot of world to see. We’re after the same rainbow’s end– […]

My second favorite scene from: “My Best Friend’s Wedding”

[On the phone] Julianne Potter: Hello, George. George Downes: Hey Gorgeous. Having a good time? Julianne Potter: Not particularly, but I did what I came to do. George Downes: What, you split them up? Julianne Potter: No, I said ‘goodbye.’ George Downes: Good girl. I’m proud of you. I’d be prouder still if you were […]

June 23

Best Frenemies Forever

Originally posted on Longbox Graveyard:
Longbox Graveyard #105 By now, you all should be familiar with the musings of Mark Ginocchio, the creator of the Spider-Man focused Chasing Amazing blog and the author of past posts on Longbox Graevyard such as his retrospective on Marvel’s Secret Wars mini-series and his two-part post on Spider-Man’s greatest…

“She’s Like a Rainbow”

She comes in colors everywhere; She combs her hair She’s like a rainbow Coming colors in the air Oh, everywhere She comes in colors She comes in colors everywhere; She combs her hair She’s like a rainbow Coming colors in the air Oh, everywhere She comes in colors Have you seen her dressed in blueSee […]

Inequality and The Modern Culture of Celebrity

via NY Times. The Roaring ’20s was the decade when modern celebrity was invented in America. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “Great Gatsby” is full of magazine spreads of tennis players and socialites, popular song lyrics, movie stars, paparazzi, gangsters and sports scandals — machine-made by technology, advertising and public relations. Gatsby, a mysterious bootlegger who makes […]

Awesome Footage Of Disneyland Under Construction

A rare look at some of the behind-the-scenes magic that went into building “The Happiest Place On Earth.”