June 14, 2010

The science of "Gays are icky"

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 14, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Here's an interesting chart from an article by a research psychologist who's studying the correlation between homophobia and disgust. He lists few established predictors of homophobia like sexism, religiosity, conservative politics, sexual anxiety, and impulsiveness (!), and goes on to...Read More


Undercover Hillary Part Three

Filed by Sean Martin | June 14, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

Our dauntless heroes make their way into the belly of the beast........Read More


WTF?: Chicago Blackhawks win Stanley with gay slur

Filed by Bil Browning | June 14, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

I'm not a big sports fan but I loooove to attend hockey games (which is odd because I also hate the cold!). One of my favorite memories with Jerame was the time the Indianapolis Star gave me tickets to watch...Read More


More information on Kagan's views

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 14, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Duncan Osborne turned up a 1996 memo from Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan arguing that religious freedom should trump compliance with state anti-discrimination laws. A case involved a straight couple in California that wanted to rent an apartment so they...Read More


Holy Crap: Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-NC) flips his cookies, attacks student

Filed by Jerame Davis | June 14, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

The video speaks for itself, just watch: I don't know if it's the sense of entitlement going to his head or if this guy has always been a total dick, but the idea that he thinks he has a right...Read More


Sesame Street: Bert comes out on Twitter

Filed by Bil Browning | June 14, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Oh, Sesame Street. While Bert and Ernie's longtime "roommate" status has often been the topic of rumor and innuendo by other muppets (and those of us with time to wonder about the sexual orientation of puppets), Bert seems to have...Read More


Gay men would use fewer condoms if an imperfect alternative were available

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 14, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

A small study of HIV- New York gay men who use party drugs and have had unprotected sex recently looked into whether they'd be less likely to use condoms if PrEP (taking anti-retrovirals while negative to keep from getting HIV)...Read More


Dino Rossi Washington State's Biggest Loser Going for Thirds

Filed by Joe Mirabella | June 14, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

Two-time gubernatorial loser Dino Rossi is going for thirds, but this time he's after Senator Patty Murray's seat. Rossi is Washington State's biggest douche-bag. That's quite the honor, because our state has no shortage of douche-bag Republicans who are desperate...Read More


Pucker Up: Great Global Kiss-In Video

Filed by Bil Browning | June 14, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

The Great Global Kiss-In for the International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia was a smashing success last month with over sixty cities taking part in the mass demonstrations for LGBT rights. Gays.com has just released this video compilation of smooches...Read More


Tijuana Pride Weekend: 15th Annual Parade & a New Festival

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 14, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Rex Wockner has reported news for gay media for 26 years in hundreds of publications. He focuses on on California politics and local life. Tijuana's 15th gay/lesbian pride march hits the streets Saturday, June 19, at...Read More


Men in striped bathing suits: mystery vintage photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | June 14, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Sometimes I find a photo, and I just can't explain the photo. Circus performers? The world's most unusual swim team? Rejects from one of Rosie's cruises? What? Any Bilerico friends have a clue?...Read More


On Setting Things Straight, Or, An Open Letter To The United Kingdom

Filed by Don Davis | June 14, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Dear The United Kingdom, I just wanted to take a minute to say hello and to see how things have been for you lately, and to maybe bring you up to date on a bit of news from here. Well,...Read More


Hating Taylor Swift - CMT Awards! Glee Season Finale!

Filed by Michael Buckley | June 14, 2010 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the Day: Answer any or all! 1. Were you happy with GLEE season finale and the plot developments? Fave lines/scenes? 2. Taylor Swift's Hair: Straight or Curly? 3. Did you watch Pretty Little Liars? Discuss! Do...Read More


Sean Hayes makes out like a straight dude

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 14, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

Kirstin Chennoweth and Sean Hayes made fun of that Newsweek column at the Tony's....Read More


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Free tickets to Disneyland for homophobes

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 14, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"A former Disney employee who was at the park on June 5 told me that every year, Disney issues refunds or free next-day tickets to angry moms and dads who don't want their kids exposed to gay couples or gay-themed...Read More