January 12, 2011

State Rep. Larry Brown to the HIV-Positive: You Can All Go Rot!

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 12, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

Well, with all the states facing budget crunches and looking for something to cut, someone in this homophobic society was bound to come right and say that people with HIV should just be left to die. State Rep. Larry Brown...Read More


The Worst Thing You'll Read Today

Filed by Bil Browning | January 12, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

What violence in our political rhetoric? Just because a South Carolina gun manufacturer is releasing an AR-15 assault rifle with Congressman Joe Miller's "You lie!" quote engraved on the firearm, doesn't mean they expect anyone to use it on a...Read More


From a Friend of Gabrielle Giffords

Filed by Bobby Parker | January 12, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

I have a good friend, Steve Brittle, a political strategist and environmental activist, who worked with Congresswoman Giffords on several campaigns. We talked about what happened in Tucson and I asked him for his thoughts to share with the nation...Read More


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Fitness Stud Nelson Vergel Raids My Fridge

Filed by Mark S. King | January 12, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Nelson Vergel is not impressed with my refrigerator. Sure, it has double doors and a freezer drawer, but he's criticizing almost every damn thing inside it. Most of the items say "low fat" or "sugar free," but he claims it's...Read More


Palin responds to AZ shooting with video

Filed by Bil Browning | January 12, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

When you're Sarah Palin, you issue statements via Facebook and Twitter. And when you've been blamed for targeting a Congresswoman for assassination by printing a graphic with crosshairs over her district, you make a nice video in your home studio...Read More


Mystery Miss in Training: Vintage photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | January 12, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

A friend sent this to me a while back, without any background or information, but secure in the knowledge that a 1920s era photo of a transgender (submissive?) "in training" would intrigue me. Does it ever! Hopefully, it intrigues you...Read More


Rachel Maddow's Ode to Heroism; Interview with Daniel Hernandez

Filed by Karen Ocamb | January 12, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

Interesting that Rachel Maddow did not find a way to note that Daniel Hernandez is openly gay. Does his sexual orientation and ethnicity matter? Yes, says Salon.com. Indeed, consider that Arizona does not have workplace protections based on sexual orientation...Read More


Pro-gay billboards cause a stir

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 12, 2011 | 12:30 PM | comments

A new billboard campaign is up in Schenectady, New York, showing that black gay men do exist and attempting to start conversations about sexual minorities. As I understand it, there are three billboards, each with a different picture from the...Read More


A radical notion: Choosing to be fat is OK

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 12, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

Editors' note: This entry is a guest post by Melissa McEwan. Melissa is the blog mistress behind Shakesville, and she's kind enough to let us cross-post this classic post on fat hatred. I would like to put forth the radical...Read More


Enrique Iglesias will be f--king you tonight

Filed by Bil Browning | January 12, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

If he insists... This YouTube version, which doesn't have the official music video, is still working so watch it while you can. The non-explicit version of the song is after the jump; it'll show you the real video (while it...Read More


The Genderfellator

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | January 12, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

Back in 2007 Catherine Crouch made headlines for her blatently anti-trans short film The Gendercator, which, due to the lack of trans inclusion on LGBTQ film festival selection committees, was included in several of them and ultimately pulled from the...Read More


The third way to same-sex marriage

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 12, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

A conservative organization, the Third Way, has a column up in The Advocate telling the gays what they need to do to get marriage. They claim to have identified the "middle" on the issue (whatever that means) and to have...Read More


I Don't Like Kissing!

Filed by Michael Buckley | January 12, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

The 31st episode of Dear Buck where I change your life or not. Take it all with a grain of gay salt. I ain't no expert! Just what I think and having fun! How do you get advice: Leave...Read More


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Jane Lynch on audience acceptance of gay actors

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 12, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"This is a business of projection and desiring people from afar. And watching people go through trials and tribulations, so there has got to be some truth to it, in terms of, 'I could see myself with that person.' Because...Read More


NOM's Rhode Island ad

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 12, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

NOM is running this ad in Rhode Island. They even worked in a Cool Moose Party reference....Read More