January 22nd, 2004

for Valentine's day

I thought this was a great idea.

I'm crossposting it to badgrrrls, gaySeattle, gaymafia, lesbianswithdisabilities, maybe elsewhere

Consider taking an ad out in your local paper for Valentines Day telling your partner/lover/girlfriend that you love her and would marry her if you could.
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FTM Top Surgery Fundraiser

Hi all,

I'm new to this community, but thought I'd take a moment to spread the word about a friend's top surgery fundraising event in NYC. There will be lap-dancing. And a house-boy auction. Need I say more? Also, Tristan Taormino will be MCing, if I'm not wrong.

Checks for Pecs
An FTM Top Surgery Fundraiser

A House Boy Auction with special guest auctioneer
Dean Spade
Yes, you read that right -- House Boy Auction!!!
Entertainment! Lap Dancing! Dance Party!

*Admission by Check or Money Order Only!

Sunday, February 1st
9:00 PM
The Slipper Room
167 Orchard Street
Lower East Side

$10 Suggested admission | No one turned away for
lack of funds

Debauch for a good cause! Join special guest
auctioneer Dean Spade as he auctions off house
boys and their "services" - you provide the
Windex - to raise money for Evan Schwartz's top
surgery. And bring your checkbook, because this
is Checks for Pecs! Also starring: Eva
Brontasaurus, Hot, Hot Lap Dancers, and Sir
Real's infamous “Lobster Dance"

*Admission fee is what you generously choose to
donate, whether $0.50 or $50
(the sky's the limit). Please make all checks and
money orders out to R.J.
Schwartz. Sorry, donations are not tax-deductible.
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Article About Heterosexual and Homosexual Relationships

Obviously, this study contains issues with statistical validity and bias, among other problems; it's interesting stuff, though.

ps-Has anyone actually read this study?


Married heterosexual couples can learn a great deal from gay and lesbian couples, far more than the stereotypical images presented by the television show "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy," according to the first published observational studies of homosexual relationships.

"Gay and lesbian couples are a lot more mature, more considerate in trying to improve a relationship and have a greater awareness of equality in a relationship than straight couples," said John Gottman, a University of Washington emeritus professor of psychology who directed the research along with Robert Levenson, a University of California, Berkeley, psychology professor.

"I think that in 200 years heterosexual relationships will be where gay and lesbian relationships are today," said Gottman, who now heads the Relationship Research Institute in Seattle.

In the first of two papers published this month in the Journal of Homosexuality, the researchers explored the conflict interaction of homosexual and heterosexual couples using mathematical modeling techniques. In the second study, they looked at factors influencing gay and lesbian couples' relationship satisfaction and dissolution.
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hey y'all - paigegirl just posted THIS in bush_sucks and i just wanted to help spread it around cuz here's another poll we need to fuck up...this one's easier than the american family association one that we screwed up for them...too bad they won't be sharing their results with congress like they originally planned...

those traditional values people are truly frightening....check out the homo urban legends link, it's quite disturbing..
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