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Posts for December, 2008

Wanda Sykes Discusses “A Day Without Gays” And Prop 8

Jim Burroway

December 11th, 2008

I showed up for work yesterday. I just didn’t see how calling in gay to my employer would be in any way a meaninful act. Wanda Sykes showed up as well, last night on Jay Leno’s show. 

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Welcome Out, Wanda Sykes

Jim Burroway

November 17th, 2008

Comedian Wanda Sykes surprised organizers of Saturday’s anti-Prop 8 rally in Las Vegas by officially coming out as a lesbian and announcing that she is now married. Sykes says the passage of a same-sex marriage ban made her feel “attacked,” and emboldened her to be more outspoken about being gay.

Here’s the video:

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