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Naughty Nick

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Arts & Film, Posts

Ahh, the power of cinema. New Yorker Glenn Chocky, 24, makes $350 an hour entertaining party-goers as a bad Santa, inspired by Billy Bob Thornton’s character in the 2003 film. In a Newsday.com article, Chocky explains that his job entails making raunchy jokes and even stripping down to whatever furry red briefs St. Nick sports [&hellip
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Stocking Up On Rubbers Online

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Business, Posts

The New York Sun has printed an interesting article on the city’s condom distribution plan. That’s right, 1.5 million condoms are given away—as in for free—to various health clinics throughout New York City … And, oh yeah, local barber shops get some, too. Cool. Last month, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene got all [&hellip
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Transgender Woman Wins Suit

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Education, Posts

According to the gay advocacy group Lambda Legal, 20-year-old transgender Alyssa Rodriguez was refused her prescriptive hormone medication while in juvy in New York. Her lawsuit was filed last January against the Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS), citing physical and emotional distress as a result of having to go off her meds. Even [&hellip
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Crushin’ On Rummy

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Education, Posts

So Todd Gutnick of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), and loyal reader of our brand new blog, has written to correct our impression that the League isn’t a huge fan of Donald Rumsfeld. In a previous post describing Joy Behar’s recent comparison of the politician and Adolf Hitler, we apparently misconstrued the sentiment behind a letter [&hellip
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