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‘Daily Show’ weighs in on anti-gay Ga. GOP runoff

Last night’s "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" highlighted the Republican gubernatorial runoff between Karen Handel and eventual winner Nathan Deal.

The segment highlighted the endorsements Deal and Handel received in the run-up to Tuesday’s vote. Deal was endorsed by former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. Handel received the backing of “Momma Grizzly” Sarah Palin.

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Flight attendant Steven Slater: Good for the gays, bad for the gays?

Flight attendant Steven Slater

America's favorite beer-stealing, air-sliding flight attendant is making my gaydar explode.

I've confirmed today, as others probably have as well, that Steven Slater, at least according to his MySpace page, is gay.

Of course, I suspected this the moment the news hit the airwaves, but this picture —which ultimately led me to his page — was the only proof I needed.

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‘Shopping and F***ing’ is meaty, and decidedly adult

Shopping and F***ing

“Shopping and F***ing,” first produced in 1996, is gay English playwright Mark Ravenhill’s first full length play, one that is considered by many to be among the most controversial of the ‘90s. It’s set in the underbelly of London — a world sprinkled with rent boys and drug lords, shoplifting and desperate attempts to get money, as well as lots of the titular f***ing.