You Gotta See This: July 2007

YGST: YMCA

Filed by Bil Browning | July 31, 2007 | 7:41 AM | comments

It's Tuesday. That means Monday is finished and the worst is over. Let's have some fun with today's YGST video. Hmmmmm. What says "gay" and will make you smile no matter what? Ah, yes. YMCA....Read More


YGST: Journalists strike back

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 30, 2007 | 6:25 AM | comments

Mika Brzezinski of MSNBC tears up their Paris Hilton lead story and lets us know what journalism is all about... or at least what it's not about....Read More


YGST: Girltrash Episode 6

Filed by Bil Browning | July 29, 2007 | 7:06 AM | comments

Don't miss Episode 6 of GirlTrash, the web short by Angela Robinson, the producer of The L Word. And for more exclusive goodies like a blog, merchandise and forum, head over to OurChart.com....Read More


YGST: Vintage homophobia

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 28, 2007 | 6:08 AM | comments

Here's some vintage homophobia, although you wouldn't know it from reading a transcript. Man, they're still bleating this same stuff today. NSFW, like most anti-sex material. Can anyone explain the map of the US in the background? Did a...Read More


Because of the gays

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 27, 2007 | 6:32 AM | comments

Because everything's our fault. Thanks, Marti, Karen and Zach who all sent this in on the same day!...Read More


YGST: Mika and Beth Ditto channel Annie Lennox

Filed by Bil Browning | July 26, 2007 | 7:32 AM | comments

Let's kick off the weekend with some music. Here's "Is-he-or-isn't-he?" Mika with Beth "Oh, hell yeah I am!" Ditto at a Scottish festival singing "Sweet Dreams Are Made Of These."...Read More


YGST: Wanda Sykes on gay marriage

Filed by Bil Browning | July 25, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

I love Wanda Sykes. She's one of the best female comics around right now. Here's her take on "gay marriage."...Read More


YGST: Haffner/O'Reilly

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 24, 2007 | 6:09 AM | comments

Bill O'Reilly tells his guest that children can't remain children if they hear the word "uterus" - it'll just catapult them out of their innocence to know that such a thing exists. Thanks to contributor Jen for this one!...Read More


YGST: Christian "activists"

Filed by Bil Browning | July 23, 2007 | 8:02 AM | comments

Watch what happens when the first Hindu cleric opens the United States Senate in prayer. Oh, those "Christian activists." I'd call them bigots instead. (Thanks to Stormy for suggesting this one!)...Read More


YGST: Girltrash Episode 5

Filed by Bil Browning | July 22, 2007 | 7:50 AM | comments

Don't miss Episode 5 of Girltrash - the new web series by Angela Robinson, the director for The L Word. We'll be showing them on weekends for a while, but after we get caught up, they'll move to a...Read More


YGST: Girltrash Episode 4

Filed by Bil Browning | July 21, 2007 | 8:20 AM | comments

Don't miss Episode 4 of Girltrash - the new web series by Angela Robinson, the director for The L Word. We'll be showing them on weekends for a while, but after we get caught up, they'll move to a...Read More


YGST: College Republicans

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 20, 2007 | 6:11 AM | comments

This is a definite must-watch. I like Mr. Not Gay Good Speaker; he seems to have a clear idea of whom he is. This reminds me of the College Republicans I went to school with, always ready to support...Read More


YGST: Elizabeth Edwards speech to HRC

Filed by Bil Browning | July 19, 2007 | 8:19 AM | comments

Elizabeth Edward's speech at the HRC San Francisco gala dinner. Why can't we vote for her instead of John?...Read More


YGST: Rev. Reggie Longcrier

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 18, 2007 | 6:47 AM | comments

The Rev. Reggie Longcrier on Mr. John Edwards...Read More


YGST: Voice-over talent Ben Patrick Johnson

Filed by Bil Browning | July 17, 2007 | 11:42 AM | comments

Did you know that voice-over master Ben Patrick Johnson (also the voice of NASCAR) is gay? One of our most popular posts in the archives is a short on Johnson that also shows his modeling pics....Read More


YGST: Trans friendly bank ad

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 16, 2007 | 6:09 AM | comments

Here's a pro-trans ad from Argentina's Provencia Bank. I'm loving the thick Argentine accents waxing sentimental in a small ranch town over a carved ballerina. Text in English at Blabbeando....Read More


YGST: Girltrash Episode 3

Filed by Bil Browning | July 15, 2007 | 9:00 AM | comments

Don't miss Episode 3 of Girltrash - the new web series by Angela Robinson, the director for The L Word. We'll be showing them on weekends for a while, but after we get caught up, they'll move to a...Read More


YGST: Girltrash Episode 2

Filed by Bil Browning | July 14, 2007 | 7:55 AM | comments

Don't miss Episode 2 of Girltrash - the new web series by Angela Robinson, the director for The L Word. We'll be showing them on weekends for a while, but after we get caught up, they'll move to a...Read More


YGST: Russel Peters on gay Indians.

Filed by Bil Browning | July 13, 2007 | 7:50 AM | comments

Indian comedian Russel Peters talks about his father's reaction to the gay pride parade on TV....Read More


YGST: Rosie on Elisabeth

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 12, 2007 | 7:28 AM | comments

Rosie's bit on The View....Read More


YGST: The old Mitt Romney

Filed by Bil Browning | July 11, 2007 | 8:24 AM | comments

Oh, if only we had this Mitt Romney to vote for, eh? I consider this definitive proof that Romney is a two-faced liar that will say anything to get elected. As one of the YouTube commenters said, "Mitt Romney...Read More


YGST: Fat rant

Filed by Bil Browning | July 10, 2007 | 7:45 AM | comments

Our society makes such a big deal out of body image. Fat. Thin. Old. Young. Ugly. Beautiful. Male. Female. We're built on a dichotomy where one is seen as more valuable or desirable than the other....Read More


YGST: Egyptian HIV+ gay man goes home

Filed by Bil Browning | July 09, 2007 | 7:24 AM | comments

On the day we celebrate our re-launch, let's keep in mind those who aren't able to celebrate. While we'll be talking about many different problems facing the LGBTQ community, it's always good to keep our perspective. Thinking world wide,...Read More


YGST: Girltrash Episode 1

Filed by Bil Browning | July 08, 2007 | 8:36 AM | comments

I'm pleased to say that we'll be running "Girltrash," the new web series by Angela Robinson, the director for The L Word. We'll be showing them on weekends for a while, but after we get caught up, they'll move...Read More


YGST: Hot for Hill

Filed by Bil Browning | July 07, 2007 | 8:19 AM | comments

This clip has been roaring around the web the past couple of days. While Barack may have a pretty girl with a "Crush on Obama," Hillary's not doing to shabby in the pretty girl department either!...Read More


YGST: Margaret Cho - Christian groups have lost their minds

Filed by Bil Browning | July 06, 2007 | 8:22 AM | comments

Margaret Cho rips on Christian "family" groups on her Assassin DVD. Did you enter the contest to win an autographed poster from the show and a t-shirt?...Read More


YGST: Keith Olbermann's Special Comment

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 05, 2007 | 9:42 AM | comments

Keith Olbermann's Special Comment on the Libby commutation....Read More


YGST: Marriage equality

Filed by Bil Browning | July 04, 2007 | 11:10 AM | comments

As everyone celebrates Independence Day, let's not forget the freedoms our community doesn't have. Of the many, marriage equality is one such right....Read More


YGST: Ex-gay Boston Legal

Filed by Bil Browning | July 03, 2007 | 4:30 PM | comments

Boston Legal is one of the best shows on television. Last year they had an episode featuring ex-gays that made Alan Shore climb up on his soapbox....Read More


YGST: Lewis Black

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

Lewis Black dishes it on conservative media alternatives....Read More


Sunday funny: Will you wash out my socks?

Filed by Bil Browning | July 01, 2007 | 1:34 PM | comments

Groucho Marx shows us that traditional marriage hasn't always been so traditional after all... "One woman and one man was good enough for your grandmother, but who wants to marry your grandmother?"...Read More