PrideSource - front http://www.pridesource.com Your Michigan LGBT Directory and News Source en Copyright 2009, Pride Source Media Group 27 Nov 2014 12:27 EST 27 Nov 2014 12:27 EST webmaster@pridesource.com webmaster@pridesource.com pridesource.com http://www.pridesource.com/img/logo.gif http://pridesource.com Tainted Love: How HIV Stigma Is Damaging The Gay Community... http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69162 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2248/S1N_HIVStigma.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>Stigma: a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality or person. Hearing the words "I'm HIV-positive" made Bryan (names and some details have been changed) freeze. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69162 World AIDS Day Event Calendar http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69159 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2248/AIDSDAY_ICON.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/> http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69159 A Doctor's Journey Working With HIV/AIDS http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69160 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2248/PeterGulick.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>LANSING -- Dr. Peter Gulick was extremely uncomfortable as the Lansing City Council unanimously approved a resolution Monday night declaring Dec. 1 "Dr. Peter G. Gulick Appreciation Day" in the city. While he has toiled on the front lines against HIV since it was first reported, the public accolades for his commitments remain difficult to hear. Randy Hannan, chief of staff to Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero, noted that Gulick preferred to stay behind the scenes. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69160 Study Finds Significant Racial Disparities For HIV Infection Among Black And White MSM http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69161 A study published in the journal The Lancet HIV reports that there is a significant disparity in HIV prevalence between black and white men who have sex with men. The study was published on Nov. 18 and found a startling 32 percent prevalence rate for black men who have sex with men, compared with only eight percent for white men who have sex with men. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69161 Kimberley Locke: Aiding In The Fight http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69163 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2248/Locke.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>After finishing in third place on "American Idol" in 2003, Kimberley Locke could have taken her newfound notoriety anywhere she desired. Of course she took it to the recording studio, but she didn't stop there. She became an HIVAIDS activist. Eleven years later, her direction and dedication are unchanged. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69163 Amber's Journey http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69100 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2247/S1M3_AmbersJourneyMain.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>Amber is looking forward to the new year, but she is also fearful of what 2015 will bring her. She plans to transition to living her life as she was meant -- as a woman. But the ongoing debates at the state capital about adding gender identity to the state's civil rights law makes such a move terrifying. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69100 Low-Income State Residents Will Have Coverage For PrEP http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=66020 "This is literally a drug that you can take to reduce your risk of contracting HIV. Why isn't this available to everyone, everywhere?" - Katelyn Tonge, an Albion College student leader http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=66020 Feds Approve Broad New Clinical Guidance On PrEP http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=66143 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2221/S1M1_PrEP_2221.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>The new guidance says PrEP (which stands for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) should be considered for HIV-uninfected persons who fit any of the follow risk categories: are in an ongoing sexual relationship with HIV-infected partner, is a gay, bisexual or other man who has sex with men or a transgender woman who has had sex without a condom or has been diagnosed with a sexual transmitted infection in the previous six months and is not in a mutually monogamous relationship with a partner who recently tested negative for HIV; a heterosexual man or woman who does not always use condoms and is not in a mutually monogamous relationship with a person who has recently tested HIV-negative; and anyone who has injected illicit drugs and shared equipment or has been in treatment for injection drug use in the past six months... "Transgender women, gay men, and bisexual men deserve access to the full range of options that will allow them to have safe and fulfilling sex. Equality Michigan will continue to work with our partners throughout Michigan to make PrEP as accessible as possible." http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=66143 Michigan AIDS Coalition Continues The Fight Against HIV/AIDS http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=63629 AIDS awareness and support doesn't end as soon as Dec. 1, World AIDS Day, passes. Michigan AIDS Coalition works to keep services, education and more running all year. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=63629 State Of Affairs: Funding Of HIV Programs In Jeopardy http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=63466 Over 30 years into the HIV epidemic in the U.S. the number of new infections nationwide and statewide have stabilized. With the advent of powerful anti-HIV drugs, the number of people living with HIV has continued to increase. But the funding streams that keep the state's HIV prevention and care programs running and the doors open are shifting like sands on the Lake Michigan dunes. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=63466 World AIDS Day http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=57099 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2048/S1OCA_EditorialCartoon_2038.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/> http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=57099 BTL EDITORIAL: 30 years, Still a crisis http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=50496 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/1948/S1O_editorial.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>Over 50 percent of new HIV infections are in men who have sex with men in Michigan. That is an unacceptable number of new infections for any community. But making this worse, the virus is preying on men of color who have sex with men, many of them in the age group of 13-24. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=50496 Mich. Health Dept. Puts HIV Criminal Law Review 'On Hold' http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=61814 At a time when public health officials around the globe have recognized HIV criminalization as a problem, it is odd that Michigan's health department has chosen to put their review process on hold with no timetable or plan for completion. While the bureaucracy dilly-dallies, Michigan public health suffers.- Sean Strub, executive directorof Sero Project http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=61814 Grand Rapids' The Network Sees Advocacy Facelift http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69177 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2248/S1M_TheNetwork_2248.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>GRAND RAPIDS - As announced in mid-October, the Network, the LGBT community center in Grand Rapids, has undergone an ambitious restructuring. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69177 Transgender Services In The State http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69178 http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69178 Mr. LA Leather 2014 To Promote PrEP In Michigan http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69102 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2247/S1M5_MrLALeatherMain.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>Mr. LA Leather 2014, Eric Paul Leue, is swinging through Michigan to discuss pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as an HIV intervention. He will participate in panel discussions in Grand Rapids on Dec. 6, Lansing on Dec. 7 and Ferndale on Dec. 8. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69102 Amber's Journey http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69100 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2247/S1M3_AmbersJourneyMain.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>Amber is looking forward to the new year, but she is also fearful of what 2015 will bring her. She plans to transition to living her life as she was meant -- as a woman. But the ongoing debates at the state capital about adding gender identity to the state's civil rights law makes such a move terrifying. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69100 Honoring The Death Of Trans Sisters And Brothers http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69098 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2247/S1M6_TDoR_2248.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>On Nov. 28, 1998, transgender woman of color Rita Hester was murdered in Allston, Massachusetts. Sixteen years later the LGBT community continues to internationally honor Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) and memorialize those who have been killed as a result of transphobia. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69098 Trans In Michigan? The ACLU Wants To Hear From You http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68958 MICHIGAN - The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Michigan is seeking support for its advocacy in changing State policy regarding gender markers on State IDs. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68958 Schuette Wants State's 300 Same-Sex Marriages Voided http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69063 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2247/S1M2_Caspar_DeJongVSnyder_Clients-1.JPG' style='width:250px'><br/>LANSING - Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette filed a supplemental brief Nov. 14 in the Caspar v Snyder case, claiming that the Nov. 6 decision by the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals renders the roughly 300 same-sex marriages performed in March of this year void. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69063 Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Expansion Precarious http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69064 LANSING -- The lame-duck machinations to amend the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act (ELCRA) continue with two clear sides firming up in the fight. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69064 Renowned Gay Writers To Visit Ann Arbor http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69065 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2247/S1M4_FelicePicanoMain.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>In 1980 and 1981, seven gay writers met in New York. They were as much a support group as a writing "school." They were attempting to write serious fiction, but no one was taking them seriously. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69065 New MI Group Aims To Pass Fully Inclusive Civil Rights Amendment http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69066 MICHIGAN - A broad, bipartisan coalition of organizations, businesses, lawmakers, grassroots activists, members of the LGBT community and concerned residents from across the state have joined together to launch a new statewide grassroots campaign with one clear goal. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69066 Facebook Community Reacts To 6th Circuit Ruling http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69067 The 6th Circuit ruling on Nov. 6 left Michigan LGBT and allied residents in a state of shock. With emotions ranging from despair to rage, same-sex marriage proponents took to BTL's Facebook to voice their opinions. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69067 Pay It Forward This Holiday Season http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69068 MICHIGAN - Though the holiday season is usually associated with hot chocolate, Santa and other festivities, many families in metro Detroit are unable to celebrate because of overwhelming medical bills, damages from the summer floods and job losses. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69068 Federal Court Rules 2011 Law Prohibiting Domestic Partner Benefits Unconstitutional http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68982 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2246/S1M_SNYDER_2223.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>A law signed in December 2011 to prohibit local units of government from providing health benefits for unmarried partners has been struck down by a federal court because it "unlawfully discriminates against same-sex couples." http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68982 States In 6th Circuit Request SCOTUS Review http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68988 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2246/S1M2_6thCircuitPetitions_2247.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>Petitions to The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) have been filed in all four states in the 6th Circuit, which recently issued its ruling on marriage equality for the Midwest states. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68988 AT&T National 'Will Only Support Fully Inclusive Bill' On Civil Rights http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68987 http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68987 Upcoming Community Michigan LGBT Marriage Conversations http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68985 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2246/S1M10_M4M_2247.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>In the next few weeks, Michigan For Marriage will host two community conversations to talk about the current state of the DeBoer v Snyder trial as well as what we can expect for the upcoming months. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68985 Obituary: Ernest B. Gutierrez 'Tito' http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68954 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2246/OBIT_Gutierrez.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>Tito Gutierrez, former Affirmations supporter and board member, died peacefully at his home in Arlington, Virginia of lymphoma on Nov. 3. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68954 Jeffrey Tambor Talks 'Light, Love & Warmth' Of 2014's Watershed Show 'Transparent' http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69101 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2247/Transparent_WEB.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>When a show makes its mark on society, it's more than just TV - it's history. In 2014, we met Maura, the protagonist of the brazen, boundary-breaking "Transparent," a dramedy centered on a 70-something male-to-female's journey in coming out to her family. Written by Jill Soloway ("Six Feet Under") and produced by Amazon with a standout lead performance from Jeffrey Tambor, the show is being heralded as an Emmy contender for its authentic look at trans life. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69101 Jeanne White Visiting Detroit http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69112 http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69112 Deep Inside Hollywood http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69113 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2248/S2_DH_2248.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/> http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69113 Q&A: Wanda Sykes On Ruth Ellis, 'Pootie Tang' & The Republican Takeover http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68990 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2246/wandasykes.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>Wanda Sykes isn't letting the recent Republican takeover get her down. In fact, considering all the funny fodder it will undoubtedly inspire over the next couple of years, she's all right with the right. "It's bad for the middle class and the poor," the comic says, "but it's great for comedy!" http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68990 Divine Intervention: Bette Midler Talks Early Gay Support, 'Diva' Degradation & Twerking ('Girls, Please!') http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68984 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2246/BetteWeb.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/> Before the whole world knew her as "The Divine Miss M," Bette Milder was ours. In the early '70s, bawdy, belt-y Bette was performing for the NYC bathhouse boys, and don't think she's forgotten it, either. "I mean, if I had a nickel for everybody that said they saw me at the baths," says Midler in our recent interview, "I would be Joe Billionaire by now!" http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68984 A Prodigy Returns http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68897 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2246/S2_Anton_2246.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>Anton Nel, the internationally acclaimed piano virtuoso and former head of the piano department at the University of Michigan, returns to Ann Arbor this weekend to perform the Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 with the Ann Arbor Symphony. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68897 The Frivolist: Ho, Ho, Homo: 9 Affordable Ways to Make the Yuletide Gayer http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69108 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2248/S2_FRIVOLIST_2248.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/> http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69108 The Frivolist: The Gayest Halloween Costumes of 2014 http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68576 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2243/S2_FRIVOLIST_2243.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>As holidays go, Halloween is undoubtedly the gayest. It's the one time of year where homos can pretend they're hetero, straight boys step out in short skirts, and grown women turn every respectable profession they can think of into slutty versions of their former selves. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68576 Stylish Subscription Services To Wake Up Your Fall Wardrobe http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68357 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2241/S2_FRIVOLIST_2241.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>There's more to autumn than apple pie this and pumpkin spice that. One of the best things about fall, in fact, is that we get to unpack the sweaters, scarves and other cool-weather clothing (most of us anyway), which provide many more outfit options than we have during summer. Sure, there's plenty to be said about the lack of layers when the mercury is at its peak, but the latter months of the year have their own perks - like dapper dudes in button-downs, blazers and kick-ass boots. Now you can join the club - quite literally - and step up your own style this fall with these subscription services that bring fresh perspective to your wardrobe, delivered direct to your door. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68357 15 TV Shows with LGBT Characters That You Should Be Watching http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=67876 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2236/S2_FRIVOLIST_2236.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>While summer 2014 is cooling down, the fall TV season is just starting to heat up. Bittersweet, ain't it? At least there's a silver lining to trading in lazing in the sand for lounging on the sofa: There are plenty of programs with LGBT characters to tune into right now. Which returning shows and series premieres should be on your gaydar? Peep this shortlist of inclusive shows that run the gamut of genres to make your picks. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=67876 Gear Geekin': New Gizmos That'll Take Your Summer To The Next Level http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=67453 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2233/S1F_ColemanRoadTrip.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/> http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=67453 Hot In Herre http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=67001 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2229/S2_FRIVOLIST_2229.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>When the mercury rises, so should your creativity. Consider these nine ways to beat the heat - and add a little sexy time to your life while you're at it. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=67001 Turning Remembrance Into Action http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69188 In observation of Transgender Day of Remembrance, a service was held at Central United Methodist Church in Detroit last Friday evening. When the service concluded, I thanked Michelle Fox-Phillips for a wonderful service and she said, "And who is absent AGAIN? The media." http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69188 One Moment In Time With Leslie Feinberg http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69189 Let me set the scene. It was early in the autumn of 1998. I was at the Southern Comfort Conference, a large transgender-themed convention in Atlanta, Georgia. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69189 Creep of the Week: Racism http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69183 Oh, hey guys. I was just surfing the Interwebs looking for anti-gay idiots I can write snarky comments about. But then I read that Darren Wilson -- you know, the cop that shot 18-year-old Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri back in August? -- will not be indicted. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69183 Don We Now Our Gay Apparel http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69133 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2248/S2_Lansing_2248.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>The LanSINGout Gay Men's Chorus will perform its winter concert, "Wishing You Peace and Joy: A Christmas Concert," on Dec. 6 and 7. Under artistic director Peter R. Morse and accompanied by David Wiseman, the concert will be performed in conjunction with the Lansing First Presbyterian Bell Choir and Organist as well as the Michigan State University student brass quintet. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69133 Mr. LA Leather 2014 To Promote PrEP In Michigan http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69102 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2247/S1M5_MrLALeatherMain.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>Mr. LA Leather 2014, Eric Paul Leue, is swinging through Michigan to discuss pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as an HIV intervention. He will participate in panel discussions in Grand Rapids on Dec. 6, Lansing on Dec. 7 and Ferndale on Dec. 8. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69102 Cris Williamson Headlines Women In The Arts Festival http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68711 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2244/S2_Lansing_2244.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>The 29th Annual Women in the Arts Festival brings its two-day community festival to East Lansing this November. Known for its celebration of regional women artists, the event will run Nov. 14-15 and feature iconic songwriter Cris Williamson. Williamson will perform at 8 p.m. on the Friday Night Stage, in addition to hosting a workshop on Saturday. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68711 Nothing Half-Glassed When It Comes To Lansing Artist http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68287 Lansing native Craig Mitchell Smith began making glass artwork in 2006. Because of serendipitous timing and a few TV cameras that made for a surprising launch, what started as a hobby became a full-fledged career. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68287 Bradlys: Home Decor & More http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68288 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2240/S2_BRADLY_2240-main.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>Sometimes, it's just the threat of change that makes great ideas come to life. For Bradly Rakowski, owner of Bradly's Home and Garden in Lansing, the constant threat of a layoff made him take the leap into becoming his own boss. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=68288 GALLERY: Mark Schauer Joins Equality Rally In Lansing http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=67347 On the eve of historic hearings at the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals on the issue of marriage equality, supporters rallied in Lansing. Democratic candidate for governor, Mark Schauer attended the event. He was greeted with applause and cheers. Shortly after, the crowd began to chant "Schauer! Schauer!" However, the candidate redirected the enthusiasm to a chant of "Equality! Equality!" http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=67347 LGBT And Traveling: International Students Come To Michigan http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=66222 International student exchange program, International Exchange-USA (IE-USA), is bringing LGBT students from around the world and families together. With their recent renewal from the U.S. State Department, the organization is hoping to find Michigan LGBT families to host two LGBT students from Thailand. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=66222 East Lansing Organization Combines Spartan And LGBT Pride http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=63755 With Michigan State University heading to the Rose Bowl on New Year's Day, all eyes are turning to East Lansing. Former GLBT Spartans can take the chance to see what else the school has to offer them beyond football. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=63755 Virion http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69192 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2248/S1O_EDITORIALCARTOON_2248.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/> http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69192 Talking Turkey http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69191 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2248/S3_CA_2248.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/> http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69191 Shakespeare In Drag http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69117 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2248/S3_PUZ_2248-PUZ.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/> http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69117 Variety Is The Spice Of 'Caroled!' http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69120 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2248/CC1_2248.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>Gather 'round, children, for a bit of Christmas candor. In short, the parallels are scant between the world-premiere musical revue "Christmas Caroled!" (conceived and written by Daniel C. Cooney and Dayle Ann Hunt) and the classic Charles Dickens holiday tale. By this reviewer's count, there's an unpleasant grump agitated by seasonal cheer, a magical jump back in time, and a guy named Tim. http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69120 Go Comedy! Extends Season's Greetings #Hohoho http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=69121 <img src='http://www.pridesource.com/btl-db/images/2248/S2_CCO2_2248.jpg' style='width:250px'><br/>The Critic has no social media presence on the Internet curmudgeon. In fact, I'm waiting for an anti-social media site to open so I can dislike everybody at once and save time and gas bahhumbug. 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