August 2, 2007

Why Do You Have Sex?

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 02, 2007 | 6:42 PM | comments

The New York Times reported this morning that there are 237 reasons . . . and counting . . . why we have sex. But when I say 'we,' I probably mean heterosexuals. The University of Texas at Austin undertook...Read More


More GOP code

Filed by Jen Jorczak | August 02, 2007 | 5:36 PM | comments

Over at Huffington Post, Christina Page has delved further into the coded messages used by the GOP Presidential candidates, this time decoding their thoughts on birth control: To layman's ears, it all sounded pretty standard: He wants to overturn Roe...Read More


Flame Dame: This Year's "Fag Hag"

Filed by Sean Kosofsky | August 02, 2007 | 5:28 PM | comments

Like many gay men who adore straight women and count them among our closest friends, I have been in a quandary for the thirteen years that I have been openly gay. I have always hated the sexist term "Fag Hag"...Read More


Lesbian attacked in Tennessee bar

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 02, 2007 | 4:24 PM | comments

From the Jackson Sun [Miranda] Greer said a man approached her after he saw her dancing with a male friend. The man, a patron at the club, thought she was a gay man and, using a slur, told her to...Read More


Mary Cheney's book really isn't doing that well

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 02, 2007 | 2:11 PM | comments

The Washington Blade has an article up about how books by gay celebs aren't selling. It has a bunch of numbers and junk, but it seems to be more of a way to make fun of Mary Cheney's Now It's...Read More


More voting fun

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 02, 2007 | 11:43 AM | comments

The Advocate is putting together a list of the top 40 gay heroes in the past 40 years, and you can vote away at the nominees here. Project contributors Rev. Irene Monroe and Patricia Nell Warren made the list of...Read More


High Politics in Rome

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 02, 2007 | 10:58 AM | comments

Italy, that European land of infamous sex drives and smoldering men, is in the midst of its own David Vitter-like political scandal. Cosimo Mele, a member of Italy's staunchly Catholic UDC party (which, much like American Republicans, proclaims to carry...Read More


Marriage is a labor issue

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 02, 2007 | 9:39 AM | comments

(This guest post comes to us from Jeremy Bishop, executive director of Pride at Work, the LGBTQueer AFL-CIO constituency group. Please take a moment to vote for his question so that it's asked at the AFL-CIO Presidential Debate. ~a.b.) This...Read More


Music Edition

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 02, 2007 | 9:34 AM | comments

Beyonce's Fall! Lance Bass! Happy One Gay Year!...Read More


Caption this fun with W

Filed by Bil Browning | August 02, 2007 | 9:09 AM | comments

"If I only had a brain, I'd know that's my stomach and not my heart." What's your caption? I'll move the best one from the comments up here into the post later tonight....Read More


Touch so brutal and illuminated

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | August 02, 2007 | 8:51 AM | comments

I don't remember how I first discovered Stuyvesant Park, maybe it was some guy who brought me there from the porn shop on 3rd Avenue. It was one of those frigid nights when you think the rain should be snow...Read More


America, it’s the new French!

Filed by Storm Bear | August 02, 2007 | 8:47 AM | comments

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Hypocrisy on its knees

Filed by Bil Browning | August 02, 2007 | 8:37 AM | comments

Wow. There's not a lot you can really say that would add anything to this, is there? 'Cuz this story finds the top and then sails right over it. A Baptist minister has been charged in Tennessee with indecent exposure...Read More


YGST: Jim Carrey on In Living Color

Filed by Bil Browning | August 02, 2007 | 7:22 AM | comments

Remember when this was the best representation you could find on TV?...Read More


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Homotextual: Dana Goldstein

Filed by Ed Team | August 02, 2007 | 6:40 AM | comments

"The position of women in the narrative fits this vision of prescribed social roles and hierarchies... Rowling's wizarding society conforms to boringly conventional gender roles. Dads, like the loveable Mr. Weasley (father of red-headed sidekick Ron), go off to work...Read More