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Best Gay News Blog: Mount Sutro

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The folks over at Best Gay Blogs, a site that accepts submissions for the people's choice of the best gay-authored weblogs and content, have selected Mount Sutro for the News category. Hello to you readers from Best Gay Blogs!

I must admit surprise over the selection considering that Mount Sutro does not focus on gay-themed news and politics, though it does come up from time to time. The article that caught their eye as the dealmaker was my discussion over the controversy surrounding the children's music video featuring cartoon characters — including SpongeBob SquarePants and his sidekick best friend Patrick — and the song "We Are Family" by Sister Sledge.

The Focus on the Family group, founded by James Dobson for the purpose of acting out against actions and opinions they feel are opposite their conservative and religious beliefs, was very vocal about this video stating it was another plot by the "homosexual agenda" at placing pro-gay propaganda in public schools.

After reposting the original BBC article on the subject, I went on to discuss the gay rights movement versus those in opposition, comparing and contrasting other civil right actions in history. A lively conversation came forth in the comments, as well.

It is an article I am quite proud of and am happy to have it recognized.

And just yesterday, I was called "the media." I wonder what is in store for tomorrow.

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  • AnnMarie

    Congratulations!!! As a mother of a young child it really ticks me off when conservatives try to ruin fun shows and cartoons with their bull crap.

    I am NOT Christian, but while I generally have no problem with them or any other religion, there's always a few bad apples that make a bad name for the whole lot of them. The only thing they are promoting is hatred and I'll keep my son away from that before I ever worry about him learning tolerance.

  • The Masked Blogger

    Congratulations David! That is absolutely fantastic news and you have every reason to be proud of the recognition.

  • Claire

    'Grats, Dave. That's pretty nifty.

  • Maurice

    That's way cool! Congrats!

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