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Popularity Contest #106 (week ending 8/3/12)

This week’s show might also be known to some as the Daily Dapper Countdown.  Among the popularity categories this week are news, nightlife, op-ed and the archives.  We also take a look at the hottest topic on our sister site, queerplanet.net; it all happens in less than five minutes.

Let us catch you up on what everyone else is talking about each week on the GaySocialites.com Popularity Contest where we recap the week’s hottest headlines. It’s even got video and sound, so there’s no reading required!  We post a new episode weekly.  You can always look for the most up to date video we’ve put together by scrolling to the bottom of each page.

Foreskin Pride March Takes Place This Weekend in Canada!

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Vancouver will be filled with “inactivists” marching the streets to protest forced circumcision on both male and female newborns.  Known as “Canada’s feistiest pro-foreskin advocacy group,” the Canadian Foreskin Awareness Project (CFAP) will put on various demonstrations and rallies around Vancouver on August 4 and 5, letting their message of anti-circumcision be known.
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New Book Alleges Marilyn Monroe Had Lesbian Encounters!

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Norma Jean Baker transformed into Marilyn Monroe and became an American sex symbol in the 1950s and 60s , starring in films like “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” and “Some Like It Hot”.  She was also known for having affairs with high-profile men, such as John F. and Robert Kennedy, Marlon Brando and Frank Sinatra. Two of her affairs ended up in marriage: baseball player Joe DiMaggio and playwright Arthur Miller.  As the 50th Anniversary of Monroe’s death approaches on August 5, a new book entitled Marilyn: The Passion and the Paradox by Lois Banner is investigating Marilyn Monroe’s sexuality and alleging that she might have been struggling with her sexual orientation.

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Betty White on gay marriage

Former “Golden Girl” Betty White recently spoke with the Huffington Post and talked about her stance on gay marriage.

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Those One Million Moms Just Won't Quit!

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It seems like the One Million Moms will not stop until homosexuality is totally out of their children’s lives.  First they targeted JC Penney after the retail giant decided to hire lesbian Ellen DeGeneres to be its spokesperson and then the Moms planned a boycott against  Toys ‘R’ Us after the toy store started to sell an “Archie” comic with the first openly gay, interracial couple in Riverdale.  They have not really shifted their focus since their last controversial move since the Moms are now pointing fingers at DC Comics and Marvel for making gay characters staples in their most popular comic book titles.
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