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Welsh premiere for Pride film about the gay community and miners - Wales Online

Welsh premiere for Pride film about the gay community and miners – Wales Online

This is a story about the Welsh premier of what promises to be a wonderful film about an inspiring collaboration between two groups that bonded over their dislike of Maggie Thatcher and the realization that they needed each other. I so look forward to seeing this film. Here’s the story from Wales Online

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Members of the Lesbians’ and Gay men’s miners’ support group

An inspirational film which…

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Grindr disables distance feature amid safety concerns

Grindr disables distance feature amid safety concerns

jerbearinsantafe:

As I had let readers know about this controversy it is only fair that I reblog this. Thanks Jim!

Originally posted on Queer Landia:

grindr_logo The gay hookup app Grindrhas disabled the distance feature amid concerns that a recently published exploit could allow the exact location of users to be determined.  Although the feature only listed the distance to another user, but no direction, it…

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WATCH: Travis Wall Brings Same-Sex Couples to ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ | Advocate.com

WATCH: Travis Wall Brings Same-Sex Couples to ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ | Advocate.com

This was a potential watershed moment on So z You Think You Think You Can Dance. This beautifully choreographed and danced segment shows that same sex couples have every right to complete and power and beauty are not confined to dances between opposite genders.

For me the piece is particularly powerful as the music was featured at funerals of friends lost to AIDS. It symbolized for me the…

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Gay Georgia teen, who has received over $90k in donations, explains how video came to be | Gay Star News

Gay Georgia teen, who has received over $90k in donations, explains how video came to be | Gay Star News

This is a follow up to the video and story that went viral last week of a family appearing to reject him after he came out. It now appears that this was actually an “intervention” staged by his religion obsessed family. This makes it all the worse because this rejection was a planned event and not just a hasty reaction to news that the teen was gay. Here’s the story from SYLVIA TAN at Gay Star…

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Zozobra - Burning of Old Man Gloom

Zozobra – Burning of Old Man Gloom

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Old Man Gloom, Santa Fe, NM

One of Santa Fe’s hottest traditions… This happened Friday Night: Santa Fe’s annual ritual of burning up all the troubles of the past year along with “Old Man Gloom” aka Zozobra. This year they used an old 1920s era design of this messenger of gloom. Hipsters note this predates “Burning Man.”

Description of event from an old postcard:

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The Burning of Zozobra. Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Postcard, United States of America.

"Since 1926, the burning of Zozobra has marked the beginning of Fiesta de Santa Fe. The ritual of burning "Old Man Gloom" begins at dusk. Zozobra’s ruin symbolizes the end of worry, sorrow and woe for the year past, and releases the spectators to begin their main objective: merriment."

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