October 19, 2010

Thirty years after my win on The Price is Right

Filed by Mark S. King | October 19, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

When I was nineteen years old, I vacationed to Los Angeles with my boyfriend and won a car on "The Price is Right." It was a long time ago. Thirty years. I have a videotape of the entire episode and...Read More


Glee changes Rocky Horror lyrics: Is "transsexual" a bad word?

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 19, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

The soundtrack for the Rocky Horror Show episode of Glee is out, and they changed a few of the lyrics to clean them up for prime time. Fortunately for them, they didn't attempt the dirtiest songs in the play and...Read More


Queering Willow Smith's Whip My Hair Video

Filed by Jason Tseng | October 19, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

I'll admit it. I've been slightly obsessed with Willow Smith's new single "Whip My Hair", the budding pop star's debut into the music industry. There's no doubt that Willow has just as much star potential as her "Karate Kid" brother...Read More


Butch and Femme: 1932 photo by Brassai

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | October 19, 2010 | 4:30 PM | comments

Classic 1932 photo by the great Parisian photographer, Georges Brassai, of a lesbian couple at the infamous "Le Monocle," owned by Lulu of Montparnasse....Read More


Yes on 8 Attorney Andy Pugno Trying to Mislead Voters

Filed by Karen Ocamb | October 19, 2010 | 3:30 PM | comments

Every political season, some candidates fashion their biography to win the primary, and then scrub or eschew their more extreme positions to court moderates and independents in the general election. This is especially true in California, which is far more...Read More


Wear purple tomorrow to support LGBT youth!

Filed by Bil Browning | October 19, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

Wednesday is Spirit Day! Teenager Brittany McMillan came up with the idea and it quickly took Facebook by storm as thousands of people signed up to wear purple tomorrow to honor the LGBT youth who've recently died after being bullied....Read More


High school chants "Powder blue faggots"

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 19, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

I posted a video a high school student took at a football game of her classmates chanting "Powder blue faggots" at the opposing team. Here's more from the local news (written story at the link): Well, I didn't see the...Read More


Why Meghan McCain's Wrong About 'Nut Job' O'Donnell

Filed by Andrew Belonsky | October 19, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

Meghan McCain may have sparked a Republican war yesterday when she said the Delaware Senatorial candidate Christine O'Donnell, the right wing's latest darling, comes off as a "nut job." McCain's word choice may be spot on, sure, but her argument...Read More


There's a lot of f--king in this video

Filed by Bil Browning | October 19, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

This is a great fucking video. It really fucking just puts it all out there in a simple fucking way that any fuckwad can fucking understand. If you're at your fucking job and they get fucking testy about foul language,...Read More


Who cares about queer youth?

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 19, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

It's important to remember that it's not just in school that LGBT teens are bullied and made to feel that there's something wrong with them because of their sexuality or gender, but everywhere, including other social services for youth. Mother...Read More


Why This Year Matters, Part Two

Filed by Amy Hunter | October 19, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Part One of "Why This Year Matters" was a semi-humorous look at the mood shared by many of this year's electorate. It is indeed "scary out there". Despite the attempt at humor, please do not misunderstand; I am completely serious....Read More


Fight! Rand Paul has a meltdown

Filed by Bil Browning | October 19, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Did you see the debate between Rand Paul and Jack Conway for Kentucky's Senate seat? The event turned contentious after Conway brought up charges that Paul had joined a group in college that was anti-religious. Paul loses his cookies and...Read More


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Firing one or two people isn't the point

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 19, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We want to see change. We don't think one or two working people losing their jobs really is the point." --Caitlin Breedlove, who was kicked out of a North Carolina shopping center for kissing her girlfriend...Read More


High school caught in anti-gay chant

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 19, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

A high school student caught her school engaged in a homophobic chant at a high school football game and posted it to YouTube. Obviously the video is a lie because everyone knows it's conservative Christian kids who are under...Read More