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Infamously known Russian based travel goods retailer and restaurateur company Expedition (Ruyan holding) hosted the President of Iceland Olafurom Ragnar Grimssonom on October 20, 2012 according to their corporate press-release THE PRESIDENT OF ICELAND IN THE RESTAURANT “EXPEDITION. NORTHERN CUISINE» (scroll down the page to October 20, 2012 section, archived link: …Continue
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On November 9, 2012 GayStarNews journalist, Matthew Jenkins, wrote and excellent follow-up article to his original report about homophobic online travel goods retailer Expedition (Ruyan holding):Continue
Added by Spectrum Human Rights on November 13, 2012 at 7:47 — No Comments
At least this is what US branched online travel goods retailer “Expedition” (Ruyan Holding, Russia) says.
On November 8, 2012 on their official Facebook page, in response to Spectrum Human Rights alliance (www.spectrumhr.org)
questions regarding sexual discrimination policies, “Expedition” responded (in Russian):
“We are looking for real heroes and wizards. However, such roles…Continue
Added by Spectrum Human Rights on November 13, 2012 at 7:45 — No Comments
Discrimination of people based on age, gender, disabilities, sexual orientation and many other factors remains widespread in Russia and former USSR. Amazingly, in most cases, it’s even entirely legal based on their current laws. However it is even more disturbing that in many cases such discrimination is morally acceptable by the society. Astonishingly enough, Russian bigots do not even bother to cover their feelings of contempt. Rather they proudly carry bigotry as a banner and…Continue
Added by Spectrum Human Rights on November 13, 2012 at 7:43 — No Comments
I sent this out this afternoon to my personal e-mail list and I received the following response from Peter who lives in Australia.
This is fairly long but a great salute to New Yorkers and what needs to done and what has been done.
Look for "Letters from ground zero IV"
(PLEASE READ THE ABOVE FIRST!)
I will send Peter any comments you would like to make to…Continue
Added by martin d. goodkin on November 6, 2012 at 2:46 — No Comments
Adam Lambert returned to Washington DC's renowned 9:30 Club on September 25th, 2012 for a benefit show for "Marylanders for Marriage Equality", an organization devoted to getting the vote out in support of Question 6, the referendum…Continue
Added by Mark Palmer on September 26, 2012 at 16:45 — No Comments
Following remarks that "gay men on Grindr are disgusting" and "probably have AIDS", Hilton had to issue the following statement to GLAAD:
As anyone close…Continue
Added by Mark Palmer on September 21, 2012 at 16:01 — No Comments
Horwitz synthesized the drug back in the 1960s while working in the medical labs at Wayne State University as a…Continue
Added by Mark Palmer on September 21, 2012 at 15:35 — No Comments
Fox were using the song during their coverage of the Democratic National Convention last night.…Continue
Added by Mark Palmer on September 7, 2012 at 17:11 — No Comments
Under the premise that incumbent President Obama is "forcing" gay marriage upon America, the Campaign for American Values PAC has produced this 31 second ad aimed squarely at the right-wing, homophobic happy-clappy Christian voter.
It's so bad it's funny - I fell about laughing!!
Out of the 333,000 hits…Continue
Nine pastors were arrested this week during New Orleans’ Southern Decadence festival for holding an anti-gay demonstration during the event. Hurricane Isaac not only did NOT pour God’s wrath upon the assembled multitudes in the city’s French Quarter, but the sun shone brilliantly on the revelers all weekend…Continue
Added by Mark Palmer on September 5, 2012 at 18:10 — No Comments
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GOP Congressman Aaron Schock of Illinois, the subject of persistent rumours about his sexuality since he took office in 2009, said on Thursday that questions about his sexual orientation and how it might relate to his anti-gay voting record and positions are “inappropriate and ridiculous” and not…Continue
Added by Mark Palmer on September 3, 2012 at 17:17 — No Comments
The legislation would apply only to licensed psychologists and professional therapists, not to counseling offered by religious or community…Continue
Added by Mark Palmer on August 31, 2012 at 16:18 — No Comments
Gaymercon is proposed to kick off in the queer hub of the universe San Francisco on the 3rd & 4th August 2013. Organisers hope to provide an environment where fleet commanders, elfin adventurers and apocalyptic anti-heroes…Continue
Added by Mark Palmer on August 31, 2012 at 15:43 — No Comments
American Family Association's Bryan Fischer (pictured), who supports the criminalization of homosexuality in the US, said gay right-wingers ‘undermine and subvert’…Continue
Added by Mark Palmer on August 27, 2012 at 16:39 — No Comments
Skyler Stone, stand-up comedian/actor (pictured) and Mike Smith are just two normal straight guys willing to put their mouths where their mouths are…Continue
Added by Mark Palmer on August 10, 2012 at 18:22 — No Comments
No information is available yet on the cause of death.…Continue
Added by Mark Palmer on August 5, 2012 at 17:24 — No Comments
Junior was fond of dragging up and presenting him/herself as "Madame Pattirini", an Italian operatic diva. He performed at many Mormon venues around north and central Utah from 1885 to the early 1900's.
Added by Mark Palmer on August 3, 2012 at 18:37 — No Comments
A great way to end the week with this hilarious send-up of Chick-a-fi-A!!
John Goodman channeled his inner Southerner in this Funny or Die sketch featuring the actor portraying KFC founder Colonel Sanders, who loves the gays.
Why, in the 140 years he's been on this planet, the Colonel has never hurt a gay — in fact he may even be gay, he says! He…Continue
Added by Mark Palmer on August 3, 2012 at 18:30 — No Comments