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“9 Circles” @ R-S Productions

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A current form of ostentatious patriotism seems to hold that soldiers are “heroes.” All soldiers, at least as long as they are American and are, have, or are willing to serve in remote desert wars of dubious worth. I suspect the tendency to post Facebook memes, bumper magnets, and such has more to do with how we didn’t treat returning Vietnam veterans than how we currently regard service men and women in the 21st century.

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JCPenney Unveils Gay Dads Ad

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JCPenney continues to endear itself to its LGBT customers with a Father’s Day ad featuring a same-sex couple.

 

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On the GO with JMO

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State Representative Jeanette Mott Oxford (D-59-St. Louis) has been a steady presence in the Missouri State Legislature whether challenging racism or distinguishing  herself as a strong advocate for social justice, anti-poverty, choice and LGBT issues.

 

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Vital Voice Headliner Concert Series Interviews

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Five divas. Two days. One stage. Vital VOICE is proud to present The Vital VOICE Headliner Concert Series on the Bud Light Stage at St. Louis PrideFest produced by Pride St. Louis, June 23-24.

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Sexy City-Scapes @ Gondo

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Architectural Promiscuity by St. Louis artist Angelo Olegna shows at Fort Gondo Compound for the Arts (3151 Cherokee Street) June 2-3.  The opening party for his “sexy city-scapes” will be on Saturday, June 2 from 7 – 10 p.m. at the gallery.

 

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“Othello” @ Shakespeare Fest

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The plot of Othello is simple enough. An army general, Othello, a Moor, marries above his social station and outside his race. Also, he has chosen a young lieutenant, Michael Cassio, as his second-in-command. The long-time enlisted man, Iago, who expected to receive the promotion is jealous of the lieutenant and suspects both him and Othello of making whoopee with his own wife, Emilia.

 

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(NQ)OTP: LGBT Pride 2012

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Oddly, it would seem that my last column was somewhat prophetic, although I knew it was only a matter of time before President Obama lent his support to same sex marriage.

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Pride Kickoff Party, June 7

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ST. LOUIS – Vital VOICE is pleased to announce that Pride St. Louis will be partnering with the region’s premier LGBT publication for the Pride Community Kickoff Party on Thursday, June 7 at Kota Wood Fire Grill.

 

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