“My take on all of this is after the crackdown with the Giuliani era, it affected the way nightlife was run. A lot of venues had to take the bridge-and-tunnel tourist dollar on Saturday night,” he said. “Now in recession big venues are losing weekend business, so they’re opening up their weekend business to promoters for stuff that wasn’t open to the gays before.”
“Hey, remember, a recession is a gay man’s vacation.”
— Gays Love a Depression!
5:41 am • 12 January 2014 • 2 notes
“Talk of “overrunning” and “invasion” is analogical, and in fact describes much more accurately the earlier motion of European states into their former colonies, a motion which, again, is a crucial part of the account of patterns of migration toward Europe today.”
— Does Immigration Mean ‘France Is Over’?
11:57 am • 7 January 2014 • 1 note
“They would include the withdrawal of toleration of speech and assembly from groups and movements which promote aggressive policies, armament, chauvinism, discrimination on the grounds of race and religion, or which oppose the extension of public services, social security, medical care, etc.”
— Herbert Marcuse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
10:39 am • 5 January 2014
“New York’s new first lady won’t be one of those examples. When an interviewer from Essence brought up the B word, Ms. McCray replied: “I am more than just a label. Why are people so driven to labeling where we fall on the sexual spectrum? Labels put people in boxes, and those boxes are shaped like coffins.””
— Tom Daley Comes Out as Bisexual, Igniting L.G.B.T. Debate
7:15 am • 5 January 2014 • 1 note