Posts tagged "Politics"
Two Nude Mags Vie for Levi Johnston

Two Nude Mags Vie for Levi Johnston

As former Alaska governor and GOP vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin contemplates her post-gubernatorial political future, Levi Johnston, the father of her first grandson, by daughter Bristol, is mulling over offers to pose nude for two magazines with largely (if not almost exclusively) gay readerships. In a telephone interview on Wednesday, Tank Jones, Levi’s manager-bodyguard, confirmed...
Long Lackluster Election Day for Republicans

Long Lackluster Election Day for Republicans

Despite the early encouraging mood of the Log Cabin Republicans, John McCain’s all-out final push and rousing call to action seems to have come too late. McCain’s voice, however hoarse it may have been after a long and arduous day of campaigning, did not suggest defeat. Late on the eve of Election Day, Republican presidential nominee...
Battle Barracuda

Battle Barracuda

What’s in a song? Apparently a lot, if the song happens to be Heart’s 1977 hit “Barracuda” and the people playing it happen to work for Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin. Following Governor Palin’s address to the Republican National Convention, strains of Heart’s classic “Barracuda” filtered through the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn., in deference to the first female GOP vice...
Obama campaign appoints director of LGBT Vote

Obama campaign appoints director of LGBT Vote

Throughout the campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, Senator Hillary Clinton enjoyed the overwhelming support of the gay and lesbian community. But with Clinton’s weekend concession and the nomination all but clinched, Barack Obama now hopes the crucial block will shift their support his way. To help shore up support from gays and lesbians and...
Can Obama Go All The Way

Can Obama Go All The Way

In a week when he should have been focused on getting his campaign back on track ahead of Tuesday’s primaries in Indiana and North Carolina, Democratic Presidential hopeful Barack Obama was once again forced to deal with distractions rather than issues on the campaign trail. But he’s been here before. In fact, the entire scenario...
Don’t Cry for Gay Argentina

Don’t Cry for Gay Argentina

Five years ago, Buenos Aires became the first major Latin American city to approve legalized same-sex unions. This past summer, the Argentinian capital hosted a gay football World Cup. Meanwhile, just last month, the city welcomed The Axel Hotel, Latin America’s first luxury hotel designed specifically for a gay male audience. And this week, Argentina’s...