Entertainment: August 2008

Better Know a Contributor: Rev. Irene Monroe

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | August 31, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: You've seen Steven Colbert's "Better Know a Lobbyist," but our version is so much gayer! Each weekend, we spotlight a different TBP contributor. In case you've missed any of our previous interviews, I've got links at the end...Read More


Kicking Back With "The Friday Night Knitting Club"

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | August 31, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

I love a good novel. And newcomer Kate Jacobs' book The Friday Night Knitting Club has everything I need in a good read: romance, feisty women, and lots of unexpected laughs. The novel centers around the friendships of the women...Read More


Interesting internet toy - The Gender Genie

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 30, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Here's a site that let's you put a block of text into a field and it'll guess whether the person who wrote the passage is male or female. It's based on this: Similarly, what the gender-identifying algorithm picks up on...Read More


Vice President Palin

Filed by Abigail Hannon | August 29, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch abigail weighs in on Grandpa McCain's pick for VP. Here's to more boobs in the Whitehouse! head to abisteendiary.com for more...Read More


Queer music Friday - Little Richard

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 29, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

I love me some Little Richard. I remember vividly from when I was very, very young my mother pointing him out when he was on TV as a "homosexual." She did an impersonation of either him or a stereotypical gay...Read More


Iraq War Rap

Filed by Abigail Hannon | August 28, 2008 | 8:25 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Abigail turns her rapping prowess to the war in iRaq. Head to www.abigailsxratedteendiary.com to leave a response!...Read More


This Should Be Obama's Campaign Song

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | August 28, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

Fuckin' rad. (H/t Sadly, No!) iPhone users: Click to watch Bomber... Obama... close enough....Read More


HRC Rock To Win concert

Filed by Bil Browning | August 27, 2008 | 8:00 PM | comments

Yesterday when I was waiting the press area of the LGBT delegate luncheon, Jed Hastings approached me to tell me how much he enjoyed reading the blog. Jed is Joe Solmonese's partner and Joe walked over shortly after. We chatted...Read More


HRC Rock To Win concert

Filed by Bil Browning | August 27, 2008 | 8:00 PM | comments

Yesterday when I was waiting the press area of the LGBT delegate luncheon, Jed Hastings approached me to tell me how much he enjoyed reading the blog. Jed is Joe Solmonese's partner and Joe walked over shortly after. We chatted...Read More


Straight-washing Matthew Mitcham, straight-washing the Olympics

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 27, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

Over this past week the gay media has been abuzz over out Australian diver Matthew Mitcham's gold medal upset in Beijing. After faltering early on in the competition, he made it to the finals and got the gold. I don't...Read More


The Night of My Life

Filed by Jerame Davis | August 27, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

Anyone who reads this blog regularly knows I've been a die-hard Hillary Clinton supporter since day one. This was supposed to be her year and I believed. So last night was very emotional for me, but the story of how...Read More


Demi Lovato ANAL EXAM? Dancing with the SKANKS!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 27, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Joe Biden, Demi Moore, Dancing, and more!...Read More


There's More Than One Sports Hero

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 27, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Now that the Beijing Games are over, I'm on the warpath over the way some gay media have mis-reported our 11 out athletes' collective achievement. Search engines teem with headlines about the "gay sports hero," Matthew Mitcham, who won a...Read More


Madonna Kicks Off World Tour By Slamming McCain

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | August 27, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Her Madgesty kicked off her "Sticky and Sweet" tour on Monday in England and infuriated the McCain campaign by drawing comparisons between John McCain, Adolf Hitler, and Robert Mugabe. According to the Times (London) Online: Madonna . . . made...Read More


Madonna Kicks Off World Tour By Slamming McCain

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | August 27, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Her Madgesty kicked off her "Sticky and Sweet" tour on Monday in England and infuriated the McCain campaign by drawing comparisons between John McCain, Adolf Hitler, and Robert Mugabe. According to the Times (London) Online: Madonna . . . made...Read More


The Paradox of Education Explained

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | August 25, 2008 | 12:22 PM | comments

Courtesy of PHD Comic: Sigh....Read More


Better Know a Contributor: Eric Marcus

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | August 24, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: You've seen Steven Colbert's "Better Know a Lobbyist," but our version is so much gayer! Each weekend, we spotlight a different TBP contributor. In case you've missed any of our previous interviews, I've got links at the end...Read More


Theatre Review: "Thoroughly Stupid Things (or the Continuous Importance of Being Earnest)"

Filed by Jason Tseng | August 24, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

The moment I saw the title to Montserrat Mendez's play, Thoroughly Stupid Things (or the Continuous Importance of being Earnest), I immediately knew I had to see it. A sequel to Oscar Wilde's infamous comedy of errors, which captures the...Read More


L Word Star to Compete in Triathlon for Charity

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | August 23, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Most of us know Jennifer Beals as the sultry Bette Porter from Showtime's "The L Word." On screen, Beals plays the part of a sexy power lesbian. But starting September 1st, Beals will be playing the part of a philanthropic...Read More


L Word Star to Compete in Triathlon for Charity

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | August 23, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Most of us know Jennifer Beals as the sultry Bette Porter from Showtime's "The L Word." On screen, Beals plays the part of a sexy power lesbian. But starting September 1st, Beals will be playing the part of a philanthropic...Read More


Breaking News: Mitcham Wins Gold in Platform Diving

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 23, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Will he be the next Greg Louganis? Only time will tell. Meanwhile, Matthew Mitcham is the openly gay Australian diver who scored a colossal upset of the heavily favored Chinese divers in the very last round of dives in the...Read More


Queer music Friday - Deerhunter

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 22, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Here's Deerhunter's "Strange Lights": iPhone users: Click to watch...Read More


Joe Jonas Home Address! SEND PUGS! Britney Spears Likes Sausage!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 22, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Comment questions of the day: 1. Madonna at 50? Thoughts? Time to tone it down or is she the Material Girl 4eva? 2. Did you read the OK interview with Britney? Am I wrong to...Read More


Out Women on the Beijing Podium

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 22, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

The U.S. women's soccer team just beat Brazil 1-0 for the gold. Which means that our out lesbian Natasha "Painted Lady" Kai shares in the victory of her teammates. It was a close call -- Brazil is not a team...Read More


Mental Health Break

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | August 21, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Today has been kind of stressful. A bizarre decision by the University's Curriculum Review Committee to simply not meet between the months of April and September has left one of my fall courses in a weird liminal space. It's not...Read More


LGBT latest from Beijing

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 20, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

The last of our athletes remaining in individual competition -- openly gay Australian diver Matthew Mitcham -- failed to make it into medals contention in springboard diving yesterday. A sandy blond with a winsome expression that has appealed to gay...Read More


LGBT latest from Beijing

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 20, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

The last of our athletes remaining in individual competition -- openly gay Australian diver Matthew Mitcham -- failed to make it into medals contention in springboard diving yesterday. A sandy blond with a winsome expression that has appealed to gay...Read More


Vital Nerd Update, Part 3

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | August 19, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

What with all the excitement generated by The Dark Knight and anticipation of The Watchmen, I think it prudent to mention that one of my favorite current comic series, Y: The Last Man, recently issued its final paperback trade, making...Read More


Michael Phelps wins gold gold gold gold gold gold gold gold

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 19, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Comment Questions of the Day: 1. What have been your favorite Olympic moments so far? I love all Olympic talk so have at it - I'll enjoy reading it. 2. Do you think they should...Read More


I Want to Ride My Bicycle

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | August 19, 2008 | 2:24 PM | comments

Pardon my quiet these past few days, but I've been spending my free time zooming around on my brand spanking new road bike. While I used to ride quite a bit, I haven't had a decent bicycle in a few...Read More


This collective sense of doom

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | August 19, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

I love this series called Passing on the Pen at the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco, curated by mystery writer Michael Nava. The series consists of writers in conversation -- last week it was Trebor Healey and Karl Soehnlein....Read More


Ellen DeGeneres ties the Knot

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 18, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have gotten married! According to their spokesperson, they married in a private, intimate ceremony at their $29 million mansion in Beverly Hills on Saturday night. The small ceremony was attended by just 19 guests,...Read More


Ellen DeGeneres ties the Knot

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 18, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have gotten married! According to their spokesperson, they married in a private, intimate ceremony at their $29 million mansion in Beverly Hills on Saturday night. The small ceremony was attended by just 19 guests,...Read More


Ellen DeGeneres ties the Knot

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 18, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have gotten married! According to their spokesperson, they married in a private, intimate ceremony at their $29 million mansion in Beverly Hills on Saturday night. The small ceremony was attended by just 19 guests,...Read More


Rich Fulcher Rocks!

Filed by Abigail Hannon | August 18, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Rich Fulcher plays Uncle Agaton, Abigail's creepy uncle who's out-creeped by her new look. Head to www.abigailsxratedteendiary.com for more!...Read More


That Marathon Woman in Beijing

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 18, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Constantina Tomescu's dominating win in the marathon got me remembering how far this women's event has come in just 38 years. As recently as 1970, only a few hundred women were running this distance worldwide...and doing it unofficially. They were...Read More


Better Know a Contributor: Patricia Nell Warren

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | August 17, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: You've seen Steven Colbert's "Better Know a Lobbyist," but our version is so much gayer! Each weekend, we spotlight a different TBP contributor. In case you've missed any of our previous interviews, I've got links at the end...Read More


Better Know a Contributor: Patricia Nell Warren

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | August 17, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: You've seen Steven Colbert's "Better Know a Lobbyist," but our version is so much gayer! Each weekend, we spotlight a different TBP contributor. In case you've missed any of our previous interviews, I've got links at the end...Read More


Colbert takes on the DOJ

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 17, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Stephen Colbert takes on the Department of Justice's illegal hiring practices and Monica Goodling in this hilarious segment of "The Word." You may remember Goodling rejected many lawyers for career prosecutor positions, including a lesbian, because they weren't conservative...Read More


Colbert takes on the DOJ

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 17, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Stephen Colbert takes on the Department of Justice's illegal hiring practices and Monica Goodling in this hilarious segment of "The Word." You may remember Goodling rejected many lawyers for career prosecutor positions, including a lesbian, because they weren't conservative...Read More


Sunday Funnies: Ernest Borgnine knows the secret to looking good

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 17, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Ernest Borgnine shocks the Fox & Friends Morning Show Fundies with his "secret to looking good in old age." Here's a hint- let's just say he really enjoys his own company......Read More


Fox News Smears Next Top Model Transgender Contestant

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 16, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

A transgender woman will be one of the 14 women who will compete on the new season of America's Next Top Model on The CW (returning September 3). 22 year-old Isis, a former non-profit worker who identifies herself as "a...Read More


The Diamond's Jubilee

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 16, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Now I can tell you about success, about fame About the rise and the fall of all the stars in the sky Don't it make you smile? Today we stop, dance and give thanks. Yes, that seminal moment in popular...Read More


The Diamond's Jubilee

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 16, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Now I can tell you about success, about fame About the rise and the fall of all the stars in the sky Don't it make you smile? Today we stop, dance and give thanks. Yes, that seminal moment in popular...Read More


Book Review: The Riddle of Gender

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | August 16, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Just when you think you've got the mystery of sex and gender all figured out, a new study or a book comes along that throws a monkey wrench into the equation, and you've got to start all over again. Deborah...Read More


Queer music Friday - Tender Forever

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 15, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Projector Kevin sent me this video of Tender Forever, "a cool french lesbian pop star doing a cool JT cover!"...Read More


Update on LGBT Presence in Beijing

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 15, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

The Out Eleven in Beijing -- all but one are women. And how are they doing? On the athletic front, some are struggling. But on the human rights front, they're doing just fine. Indeed, we're maintaining a solid activist presence...Read More


The Wrap (with Two Gay Guys): New Media, Kathy Griffin, and the Top 50 Gay Movies!

Filed by Brent Hartinger | August 15, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

In this edition of "The Wrap", Michael and I discuss "new media" (it's not as boring as it sounds!), whether Kathy Griffin has finally gone too far, and the top fifty gay movies of all time! Watch the video fun...Read More


Miley Cyrus marries Nick Jonas! Cooper Vs. Lohan!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 14, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Comment Questions of the Day! 1. Do you look at the Olympic results ahead of time or wait until it's on in Primetime- or are you not watching the Olympics at all? Discuss......Read More


Lesbian Fencer Speaks Out in Beijing

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 14, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

German fencing champion Imke Duplitzer -- one of the 10 out athletes in Beijing -- may have missed a gold medal yesterday in women's individual épée, but she should get a diamond-studded platinum medal for speaking out on human rights....Read More


Take a Step to the Left: Is a Rocky Remake on the Horizon?

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | August 14, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

If you're like me, one of your first introductions to the queer community was midnight showings of the "Rocky Horror Picture Show" at your local artsy movie theater. Standing in line with your fellow Rocky-goers, some of them in costume,...Read More


A Week In The Life

Filed by Abigail Hannon | August 14, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch another week in the life of young Abigail. check out all her episodes on her main website!...Read More


Fun with useless statistics

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 14, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

From 8/3 to 8/9, here are where TBP readers were coming from. The darker the green, the more hits we got. Lots more useless statistics about the site after the jump....Read More


Olympic heat

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 13, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

I'll admit up front that I'm not one to watch sports much at all. But the Olympics has always been the exception, ever since I saw Greg Louganis dive. I wanted to see more. Can you blame me? Besides, I'm...Read More


Olympic heat

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 13, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

I'll admit up front that I'm not one to watch sports much at all. But the Olympics has always been the exception, ever since I saw Greg Louganis dive. I wanted to see more. Can you blame me? Besides, I'm...Read More


Gayest city in America

Filed by Eric Leven | August 13, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Eric, the Roommate, is obsessed with numbers, statistics and city populations. He is always looking something up and he is an expert on cities around the world and their populations. Although he's straight he always has his eyes out for...Read More


Hot, Hot Hump

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | August 13, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

First things first: DJ Educated foot has dropped another edition of his hump day mix. And it's free. And it's awesome. What are you waiting for? Need a taste? The new mix features the XXXChange remix of Santogold's "L.E.S. Artistes":...Read More


Caption This: Strange map of the world

Filed by Bil Browning | August 13, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

If this background map for a vitamin supplement infomercial doesn't make you question the veracity of their product, I have some nice oceanfront property to sell you. Here in Indiana. 2 Asias + 0 South America = 1 New Olympic...Read More


A Brief Pause in Reality

Filed by Sara Whitman | August 13, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

I've been glued to the Olympics the last few days. After the flaming vagina of China at the opening ceremonies, how could I turn away? I love watching the games. The swimming, volleyball, synchronized diving- I do wish they'd show...Read More


The Wrap (With Two Gay Guys) #2

Filed by Brent Hartinger | August 13, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Vampires suck as a gay metaphor! Or so say the Two Gay Guys in this week's installment of The Wrap. The guys spread some love for Mamma Mia and the criminally underappreciated Christine Baranski, debate Weeds' big gay reveal of...Read More


The Wrap (With Two Gay Guys) #2

Filed by Brent Hartinger | August 13, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Vampires suck as a gay metaphor! Or so say the Two Gay Guys in this week's installment of The Wrap. The guys spread some love for Mamma Mia and the criminally underappreciated Christine Baranski, debate Weeds' big gay reveal of...Read More


Olympic Junkie

Filed by Monica Roberts | August 12, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

One of the things that hasn't changed about me since transition is that I'm a huge sports fan. While it's not at the same intensity level now that I've been an estrogen-based lifeform for the last 10+ years, whether it's...Read More


Olympic Games: A Century of Boycotts

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 12, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

The modern Olympics are not supposed to be "political." But they are political. They are profoundly, pungently, proudly, putridly and pathetically political... and have been for 112 years. After all, they were the brain-child of a few white upper-class European...Read More


Gays vs Asians on YouTube! Nigahiga - Make me a movie star!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 12, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Gays Vs Asians Part Three in the series of Nigahiga/What the Buck collaboration videos written by Michael Buckley. Stay tuned till the end for the big news! Thank you to Ryan. It is always so...Read More


What? No jocks here?

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 11, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

As I post this, there haven't been any Beijing posts except political ones, including one of mine. Hard to believe. Am I really the only jock among our honorable contributors? Some amazing sports action is going on in China, notably...Read More


Better Know a Contributor: Nina Smith

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | August 10, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: You've seen Steven Colbert's "Better Know a Lobbyist," but our version is so much gayer! Each weekend, we spotlight a different TBP contributor. In case you've missed any of our previous interviews, I've got links at the end...Read More


Womyn Born Womyn

Filed by Eric Leven | August 10, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

Right now my best friend and 1st cousin Randee Riot is at her all-time favorite event, The annual Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, otherwise known as Fest or Michfest. According to the Michigan's Womyn Festival Wikipedia page the festival was set...Read More


Queerview Mirror: The Reality Roundup

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | August 10, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Queerview Mirror is a review from two of our editorial team, Serena Freewomyn and Waymon Hudson. If you'd like something reviewed, feel free to pass it on. If they like you, they might look at it, otherwise- suck...Read More


Queerview Mirror: The Reality Roundup

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | August 10, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Queerview Mirror is a review from two of our editorial team, Serena Freewomyn and Waymon Hudson. If you'd like something reviewed, feel free to pass it on. If they like you, they might look at it, otherwise- suck...Read More


A Public Service Announcement From Wanda Sykes

Filed by Jeremy Bishop | August 09, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

Can "No On 8" make this a PSA? Pretty Please? See more funny videos at Funny or Die...Read More


Book Review: Someday this Pain will be useful to you

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 09, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

"Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you." - ovid Someday this Pain will be useful to you by Peter Cameron is the engaging tale of 18 year-old James Sveck- a precocious, confused, loner in New...Read More


Book Review: Someday this Pain will be useful to you

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 09, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

"Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you." - ovid Someday this Pain will be useful to you by Peter Cameron is the engaging tale of 18 year-old James Sveck- a precocious, confused, loner in New...Read More


Book Review: Someday this Pain will be useful to you

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 09, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

"Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you." - ovid Someday this Pain will be useful to you by Peter Cameron is the engaging tale of 18 year-old James Sveck- a precocious, confused, loner in New...Read More


Queer Music Friday - Good Asian Drivers

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | August 08, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Here's a spoof on the most annoying song on the radio today, "I Kissed a Girl." iPhone users: Click to watch Good Asian Drivers are hilarious! The dynamic duo of Kit Yan and Melissa Li crack me up every single...Read More


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August In The Life segment mentions Bilerico Project

Filed by Bil Browning | August 07, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

It's thrilling to see something you've worked so hard to build get casually mentioned by someone you admire. All of the Bilerico family has worked really hard over the last year to be just as "sexy," "cheeky" and "ironic" as...Read More


Gender Testing and "The Art of War"

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 07, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Outsports.com has just published a story that there are only six out athletes so far -- that we know of -- who are competing in Beijing. This figure is sharply down from the 11 who competed openly in Athens 2004...Read More


Don't Hold Your Breath

Filed by Kate Clinton | August 07, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

I have my Summer Olympics Tivo set for Dara Torres. No pressure. I am gay for Dara. I know she wants me. The Natatorium is an indoor venue isn't it? All those new billion dollar Chinese sports complexes look like...Read More


Miley Cyrus is dating Fergie and can't dance! Cheater!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 07, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Comment questions of the day: 1. Did AC/DC deserve to win or did Miley's Cru? 2. What did you think of the Teen Choice Awards? What were your highlights?! Mine was Miley and Selena in...Read More


The Divide?

Filed by Sara Whitman | August 06, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

The more I sit still, the more I wonder... Why do I need to move, groove, and change the world? Is it possible? What do I believe? I finished Matt Taibbi's "The Great Derangement" and I'm left wondering what is...Read More


Heroes Are Sometimes Just That

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 06, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Rebecca Wininger is a member of the LGBT community in Phoenix, Arizona. She is an independent business consultant and volunteers with many worthwhile organizations who are committed to equality for all. Rebecca lives with her two Golden Retrievers...Read More


One Olsen Twin Too Far.

Filed by Abigail Hannon | August 05, 2008 | 4:45 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch MaryKate Olsen wants immunity to testify in the Heath Ledger death inquiry. Abigail has her own ideas....Read More


Better Know a Contributor: Marti Abernathey

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | August 03, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: You've seen Steven Colbert's "Better Know a Lobbyist," but our version is so much gayer! Each weekend, we spotlight a different TBP contributor. In case you've missed any of our previous interviews, I've got links at the end...Read More


Larry Craig toe-tapping for Obama?

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 03, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Some recent Democratic campaign buttons in Idaho show an unlikely pair: Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama and Republican Sen. Larry Craig. The mismatched pair's images appear together under Obama's campaign slogan: "Change We Can Believe In." Was Don Sherfick right...Read More


QueerView Mirror- Bravo's Shear Genius Cuts us to the Core

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | August 03, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Queerview Mirror is a review from two of our editorial team, Serena Freewomyn and Waymon Hudson. If you'd like something reviewed, feel free to pass it on. If they like you, they might look at it, otherwise- suck...Read More


QueerView Mirror- Bravo's Shear Genius Cuts us to the Core

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | August 03, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Queerview Mirror is a review from two of our editorial team, Serena Freewomyn and Waymon Hudson. If you'd like something reviewed, feel free to pass it on. If they like you, they might look at it, otherwise- suck...Read More


QueerView Mirror- Bravo's Shear Genius Cuts us to the Core

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | August 03, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Queerview Mirror is a review from two of our editorial team, Serena Freewomyn and Waymon Hudson. If you'd like something reviewed, feel free to pass it on. If they like you, they might look at it, otherwise- suck...Read More


Songs for Sunday- The McCain Edition

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 03, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

Editor's Note: Here are the rules for Songs for Sunday: one of our contributors will post the last ten songs from their iPod or on a certain topic, then you share yours in the comments so we can compare! Let's...Read More


Songs for Sunday- The McCain Edition

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 03, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

Editor's Note: Here are the rules for Songs for Sunday: one of our contributors will post the last ten songs from their iPod or on a certain topic, then you share yours in the comments so we can compare! Let's...Read More


Antonio Sabato Jr.- Gay or Stupid??

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 02, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

On an episode of E's late-night comedy show, Chelsea Lately, Antonio Sabato Jr. was there to promo his new gig on General Hospital: Night Shift. The show ran a clip in which Antonio Sabato Jr wore only a towel and...Read More


Antonio Sabato Jr.- Gay or Stupid??

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 02, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

On an episode of E's late-night comedy show, Chelsea Lately, Antonio Sabato Jr. was there to promo his new gig on General Hospital: Night Shift. The show ran a clip in which Antonio Sabato Jr wore only a towel and...Read More


Antonio Sabato Jr.- Gay or Stupid??

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 02, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

On an episode of E's late-night comedy show, Chelsea Lately, Antonio Sabato Jr. was there to promo his new gig on General Hospital: Night Shift. The show ran a clip in which Antonio Sabato Jr wore only a towel and...Read More


Book Review: A Wolf at the Table

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 02, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Bestselling author Augusten Burroughs, writer of Running with Scissors, has released his latest collection of short essays- A Wolf at the Table. With his latest book, Burroughs, the master of the humorous memoir, makes the journey into a sometimes dark...Read More


Book Review: A Wolf at the Table

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 02, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Bestselling author Augusten Burroughs, writer of Running with Scissors, has released his latest collection of short essays- A Wolf at the Table. With his latest book, Burroughs, the master of the humorous memoir, makes the journey into a sometimes dark...Read More


Queer music Friday - Cole Porter

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 01, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Song writer Cole Porter, while he married a Linda Lee Thomas and maintained a sexless relationship with her, had many affairs with well-to-do and famous men. Here's "Easy to Love," which he wrote for architect Ed Tauch, performed by some...Read More


Costner Plays Politics in "Swing Vote"

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | August 01, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

In the new movie "Swing Vote," Kevin Costner plays an alcoholic single father named Bud who has just lost his job. He makes a promise to his daughter Molly that he will show up and vote on election day, but...Read More