Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Meryl's New Role Sounds Awful

Philomena director Stephen Frears is reteaming with Pathé for another project about an eponymous real-life female protagonist. Currently in pre-production, Florence is the true story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress and socialite who coveted a career as a great opera singer, but who lacked any real ability. Meryl Streep is attached to play the title role with Hugh Grant also attached for the role of her partner and manager St Clair Bayfield.
There IS a physical resemblance but Meryl CAN actually sing. Listen to the real Flo below:
but a movie full of this caterwauling sounds awful

SC Republican Candidate Culler Calls Gays "Gremlins"

"Same-sex couples that seek to destroy our way of life and the institution of marriage are NOT cute and cuddly but rather (for those of you that are old enough to remember the movie), Gremlins that will only destroy our way of life," the GOP hopeful wrote last Tuesday in a Facebook post."These people, like my opponent SC-6 Congressman Jim Clyburn who OPENLY supports same-sex 'marriage,' seek to destroy the traditional family and the values we cherish," Culler's post continued. "For years this insidious plan has been in the works."
 Culler contends that LGBT people who wish to wed are "bullies" of a "hateful nature" who have capitalized on apathy to win the right to marry. He entreats "the silent majority" in his district, where people "are MORE AGAINST same-sex 'marriage' than ANY other district in the State of South Carolina" to turn out and vote on Election Day. - Anthony Culler, the Republican challenging Rep. James Clyburn (D) in South Carolina.
Culler is not well-liked by the GOP establishment in South Carolina, and has no chance of defeating Clyburn this fall, who represents the last remaining Democratic seat in South Carolina and one of the last remaining deep-blue seats in the South.

But the comments prompted a local libertarian activist, Daniel Encarnacion, to launch a write-in challenge to Culler on the ballot.
 He announced his candidacy nationally on Monday, with a release calling on Culler to drop out of the race.

"I cannot sit idly by, and allow Mr. Culler to describe gay men, and women as gremlins. This is the definition of ignorance, and is absolutely reprehensible," he said. "I hope each, and every Republican within the 6th Congressional District stands with me in saying, Mr. Culler, you do not represent us."

Monday, October 20, 2014

In Today's Fashion News: Oscar De La Renta Dies

ABC NEWS: Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dead at 82 ABC News has confirmed through a family member that legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has passed away. He was 82. He was diagnosed with cancer in 2006. Most recently he designed
Amal Clooney's wedding dress.

One of the richest Hispanic Americans, Oscar de la Renta [was] a very successful and popular fashion designer. Best known for his evening gowns, de la Renta expanded his business to include varying priced lines of women's wear, men's wear, accessories, fragrances, household items, perfume, and furniture. De la Renta's clothes are worn by many society women, and he also provided dresses for many First Ladies of the United States, including Nancy Reagan, Hillary Clinton, and Laura Bush.
Born in 1932, in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, de la Renta was raised in a middle-class household with his six sisters. His father worked as an insurance executive. When de la Renta was 17 years old, he went to Madrid, Spain, to attend art school. He became a student at the Academia de San Fernando, where he studied painting with Vasques Dias. De la Renta's original goal was to become an abstract painter.
De la Renta's personal life evolved in the 1980s. His wife died of bone cancer in 1983. Shortly after her death, de la Renta adopted a son, whom he named Moises Oscar, on his own. He found the boy in his native country though an orphanage/day care center named Casa de Niños that he funded and remained actively involved with. The center gave children who lived in poverty a place to go and parents a place to leave their children in safety. As soon as he saw the boy who became his son, de la Renta became extremely drawn to him and despite the fact that friends were against the adoption, the designer took the child home as his own.
(source)

 

It's A Hard Knock Life In The South

your vote in November could change this

Tweet of the Day: Shonda Rhimes

OUT: The most recent ABC show, How to Get Away With Murder, which is produced by Rhimes’ production company but written and created by gay producer Peter Nowalk, has sparked a frenzy thanks to a number of sex scenes featuring the openly gay law student, Connor, which aired during its first four episodes. 
These scenes, while sexy and significant, have resulted in criticism from homophobic fans. Over the weekend, one such fan set Rhimes off. The producer unleashed a fervor of tweets in support of LGBT storylines suggesting that if you weren’t here for what her series are showcasing then not to watch at all.


When someone says that they're leaving and you could really give two shits less that they are. Their name then becomes "felicia", a random bitch that nobody is sad to see go. They're real name becomes irrelevant because nobody cares what it really is. Instead, they now are "felicia".
"hey guys i'm gonna go"
"bye felicia"
"who is felicia?"
"exactly bitch. buh bye."
Peter Nowalk

Marriage Equality Won't Be Appealed In Wyoming

THE ADVOCATE: The Equality State is about to live up to its name, after Wyoming's Republican leadership announced today it will not appeal a federal judge's Friday decision requiring the state to begin performing and recognizing same-sex marriages. Same-sex couples will be able to marry in Wyoming immediately after the state formally files its notice with the court Tuesday morning.
"Judge Skavdahl’s opinion and order make clear that the decisions in Utah and Oklahoma have left Wyoming with few legal options," said Michael, according to KGWN. "After reviewing the law and the Judge’s decision that binding precedent requires recognition of same-sex marriage, I have concluded that further legal process will result in delay but not a different result."
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The Equality State

Wyoming was the first state to grant women the right to vote in 1869. This action lead to the nickname "The Suffrage State" and later to "The Equality State." "Equality" is also the state motto.

Ebola Panic Reaches New Depths And Brings Up Bad Memories

Maine school board puts teacher on leave after she traveled to Dallas

The teacher, who has not been named, attended a conference 10 miles from the hospital where Ebola patients have received care.“At this time, we have no information to suggest that this staff member has been in contact with anyone who has been exposed to Ebola,” the district wrote in a statement published on its website. “However, the district and the staff member understand the parents’ concerns.

Although the death rate from Ebola is high – it kills over half of those who become infected – it is not an airborne disease and is transmitted only through direct contact with the blood or bodily fluids of someone who is infected.
Even so, fears of the deadly virus are playing out in schools and communities around the country.

AIDS Panic Redux ?

HIV in the '80s: 'People didn't want to kiss you on the cheek'

And back when people thought HIV could be transmitted through saliva or tears, they would limit their casual contact, White said. Bartlett remembers the same fears; people even wondered whether mosquitoes could transmit the virus.
"Mothers didn't want me picking up their babies. People didn't want to kiss you on the cheek..."

A history of AIDS hysteria

 Even after the disease and its modes of transmission had been correctly identified, fear and ignorance remained widespread. In the mid- and even later 1980s, “AIDS hysteria” became a familiar term in the media and public life, and its truth was borne out in shocking examples. “I think we have won the battle against fear,” Health and Human Services Secretary Margaret Heckler optimistically told an AIDS task force in January 1984. She was seriously mistaken, as future events would show.

A lengthy Time feature, “The New Untouchables,” published in September 1985, details exactly how extensive AIDS-related discrimination eventually became. “Anxiety over AIDS in some parts of the U.S. is verging on hysteria,” its authors wrote; they began with the following, highly disturbing example:
There are 946,000 children attending New York City schools, and only one of them — an unidentified second-grader enrolled at an undisclosed school — is known to suffer from acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, the dread disease known as AIDS. But the parents of children at P.S. 63 in Queens, one of the city’s 622 elementary schools, were not taking any chances last week. As the school opened its doors for the fall term, 944 of its 1,100 students stayed home.

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Ryan Murphy's Follow Up To "Glee" For FOX

VARIETY: Fox Gives Series Order to ‘Scream Queens’ From ‘Glee’ Creators Project is designed to be an anthology series revolving around two female leads each season. The first season will revolve around activity at a college campus that is rocked by a series of murders. Fox has given a 15-episode order to the series created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan, who exec produce with another key member of the “Glee” team, Dante Di Loreto, for 20th Century Fox TV.

“We hope to create a whole new genre – comedy-horror – and the idea is for every season to revolve around two female leads,” Murphy said.
The work on “Scream Queen” comes as “Glee” heads into its sixth and final season on Fox early next year.

 

Campaign For Southern Equality Files Federal Lawsuit In Mississippi

A federal challenge to Mississippi’s law banning same-sex marriage was filed today in the Southern District of Mississippi on behalf of two same-sex couples, – Andrea Sanders and Rebecca Bickett, and Jocelyn Pritchett and Carla Webb – and the Campaign for Southern Equality (CSE). Campaign for Southern Equality, et. al. v. Bryant, et. al. challenges the constitutionality of marriage laws in Mississippi that ban marriage between same-sex couples and deny recognition of same-sex marriages performed out of state.