Elevation: Mammoth Gay Ski Week

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Welcome to Elevation 2015, the Thirteenth Annual Mammoth Gay Ski Week! Thirteen years ago, Tom Whitman tested the waters by emailing a few friends and more than 300 people showed up to dance, party, snowboard, and ski and meet new people. Now more than 2,500 riders and skiers coming to the High Sierras for Mammoth Lake’s favorite […]

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December 2014 Holiday Party at PopLuck!

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Always a mix of current and future parents, this is a great way to get answers to your questions about fostering, adoption, surrogacy and co-parenting. Much of the conversation is about logistics–from agencies, attorneys, and doctors to play groups, pre-schools, and pediatricians. The payoff is when repeat visitors to this group come with their new […]

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Lady Gaga: If You’re Uncomfortable, ‘You’re on the Wrong Side of History’

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Lady Gaga joined the bandwagon with Macklemore and Kylie Minogue of having same-sex couples getting engaged on stage last weekend when she invited her friend Jay onstage to propose to his boyfriend. During her show in Manchester, Gaga asked Jay, who Gaga calls “family and an incredible man and incredible friend,” and his boyfriend Shaun to come on stage. Jay […]

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Spotlight Series: Petey and Tony

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Spotlight Series sponsored by Quinny, a European stroller brand available in the United States.     TNF: Tell me about your family. How did you meet your partner?  PETEY: We have been together for 3 years but our story actually began 10 years prior. In 2001 we both lived in Sacramento and briefly chatted online. We exchanged photos and […]

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Popluck Club’s September Gathering

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11:00 am – New Member Orientation 12:00 pm – Pot Luck meal 12:30 pm – Girl Stuff 101: Raising Our Daughters panel discussion Pop Luck Club meets at 11am for New Member Orientation. This is a support-style group for gay dads and prospective dads to share their experiences forming families. Always a mix of current and future parents, […]

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Gay Dad: Things I Thought I Would Never Do

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By Henry Amador   There were many things in life I thought I would be..As a young child the World seemed so BIG and possible.There never appeared to be a limitation on what I could be, what I could do.I don’t really know when the dreams begin to drift away.When did they go from filling […]

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End Blood Donation Ban for Gay, Bisexual Men

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Seattle City Council sent a letter to the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Tuesday requesting an end to the lifetime ban on blood donations from men who have sex with men.  The Puget Sound Blood Center, Seattle Mayor Edward Murray and the American Medical Association have each made similar requests. An excerpt from the letter reads, “Denying […]

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Las Vegas Buys Gay Ad Spots on National Stations

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For the first time ever, Las Vegas has created a new television commercial specifically geared towards the LGBT community. The television broadcast spot incorporates a fabulous new twist, and is part of the destination’s legendary “What Happens Here, Stays Here” campaign. The widely popular crusade has always celebrated adult freedom, and this new installment champions LGBT travelers and showcases […]

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