You Gotta See This: October 2007

YGST: Gay Halloween history

Filed by Bil Browning | October 31, 2007 | 7:05 AM | comments

This is a 20 minute clip, but it's a fascinating glimpse back into time - specifically Chicago on Halloween 1974. Of course, there's drama at the end of the costume/drag contest. LOL...Read More


YGST: From the "horrible gift ideas" department

Filed by Bil Browning | October 30, 2007 | 7:00 AM | comments

This has to be one of the worst ideas in human history, but I have to make it somehow "gay" related... Hmmm... This product is horribly awful, I honestly doubt anyone gay was involved in the idea. We'd obviously...Read More


YGST: The gift that keeps on giving

Filed by Bil Browning | October 29, 2007 | 7:10 AM | comments

Can you ever have enough Larry Craig jokes now? I'd missed this one and thought I'd share it. (Hat tip to Suburban Lesbian Housewife.)...Read More


YGST: Dirty tricks

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 28, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

Here is a great example of the dirty tricks that anti-gay activists will use to deny us civil rights. This honestly should come as no surprise. Their propensity for lies seem to know no bounds....Read More


YGST: Mary's Coming Out Story

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 27, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

Because as Mary says in this clip women kissing is "awesome!"...Read More


YGST: Rep. Anthony Weiner

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 26, 2007 | 7:00 AM | comments

This is Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) speaks on the floor of the House about including gender identity in the ENDA. It's interesting to hear a straight man stress "that when we say GLBT, we mean it." (h/t Towleroad)...Read More


Gay Bash

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 25, 2007 | 7:20 AM | comments

A friend passed this video on to me. The artist is Melange Lavonne. The video is for her song "Gay Bash". I think it's great and really powerful....Read More


YGST: Lance Bass

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 24, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

Lance Bass talks about coming out, being a member of N'Sync, growing up in a Southern Baptist and, of course, Justin Timberlake with ABC's Elizabeth Vargas....Read More


YGST: Girl, do my laundry!

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 23, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

Here's the famously sexist commercial for the Rose Petal Cottage. If I had a 5-year-old daughter who came up to me and asked for a Rose Petal Cottage so that she could fulfill her dreams, I'd hand her the...Read More


Sheryl Swoopes at HRC National Dinner

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 22, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

Basketball superstar Sheryl Swoopes speaks at the 2007 HRC National Dinner after receiving the National Visibility Award....Read More


YGST: Deadlee

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 21, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

What life is like growing up gay in the 'hood from rapper Deadlee, the self-described "queer bastard child of DMX & Lil Kim."...Read More


YGST: Improv Everywhere

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 20, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

111 men converge on the NYC Abercrombie and Fitch flagship store and on cue remove their shirts and shop as though nothing is out of place. Hilarity and hotness ensues. Courtesy of Improv Everywhere....Read More


YGST: Disco

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 19, 2007 | 7:25 AM | comments

Did you ever wonder what it'd be like if Snuffy put on a glittery cap and took Big Bird to a disco to dance to Sister Sledge? Well, wonder no more. This is the Sesame Street bit you only...Read More


What Is a Queer?

Filed by Jerame Davis | October 18, 2007 | 7:10 AM | comments

I rather liked this video. It's very well done and makes a good point. Have a look and let me know what you think in the comments....Read More


YGST: Snaggle Puss

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 17, 2007 | 4:20 AM | comments

Does anyone think that a bunch of gay cartoonists got together back in the day and decided to see just how gay they could make a character before anyone noticed? Heavens to Betsy, Snaggle Puss was the biggest flamer...Read More


I promise, no Bangkok jokes

Filed by Bil Browning | October 16, 2007 | 7:27 AM | comments

Bangkok Pride 2006. When you hear that trans folk aren't part of our community really, take a gander and see how many of them are walking in the Pride parade - even halfway around the world. (And a lot...Read More


Y Tu Mama Tambien

Filed by Bil Browning | October 15, 2007 | 7:00 AM | comments

We got this movie via NetFlix a few days ago, but haven't watched it yet. I thought I'd just skip to the good part. *grins*...Read More


The Human Hourglass

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 14, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

A powerful PSA from the French AIDS organization Sidaction by way of our friends at Life Lube....Read More


The Tapster

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 13, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

Because Larry Craig's bathroom toe-tapping ways are the gift that keeps on giving....Read More


net_work: Naked Gay Ted

Filed by Jerame Davis | October 12, 2007 | 7:00 AM | comments

It's really odd, but has some funny jokes in a few spots. Personally, I just want an office where all the men are naked and gay and look more like the guy that eats the bologna. On second thought,...Read More


Log Cabin Republicans take on Mitt Romney

Filed by Bil Browning | October 11, 2007 | 7:05 AM | comments

The Log Cabin Republicans take on Mitt Romney's record on LGBT rights...Read More


Fred Thompson on gay marriage

Filed by Bil Browning | October 10, 2007 | 7:15 AM | comments

Fred Thompson speaks to the Des Moines Register editorial board on October 2nd....Read More


Don't let this be your 2nd date

Filed by Bil Browning | October 09, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

This has to be one of the best HIV/AIDS shorts I've ever seen. The message is clear and concise. Some HIV/AIDS organization should snatch this up and start airing it on every TV station in America. The short was...Read More


Nothing Like a Little Hard Gay

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 08, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

You don't know gay until you know Hard Gay. Hooooo! Hard Gay is one of the most popular television comedians in Japan. This piece begins with Hard Gay receiving a SOS from a struggling ramen noodle restaurant, then its...Read More


What's your favorite tampon?

Filed by Bil Browning | October 07, 2007 | 7:10 AM | comments

Oh. I can totally see this whole scenario as possible, can't you? *rolls eyes* Something tells me that a man wrote the whole skit....Read More


James Blunt and Ellen DeGeneres?

Filed by Bil Browning | October 06, 2007 | 7:10 AM | comments

This is the cutest video. James Blunt (he's beautiful, you know) was a guest on Ellen's tv show a few days ago where he shared that since he's effeminate, he could be Ellen's type....Read More


I promised sexy women!

Filed by Bil Browning | October 05, 2007 | 7:25 AM | comments

Last week I ran some eye candy for the boys and promised sexy women this week to make up for it. I find confidence extremely sexy, so here's my video choice. But I'll have to admit, I'm not too...Read More


Our own Karen Ocamb

Filed by Bil Browning | October 04, 2007 | 7:15 AM | comments

Fellow contributor Karen Ocamb was recently a panelist at the Norman Lear Center's discussion on sexual orientation, "The Glass Closet: In and Out in Hollywood and Washington."...Read More


Rep Andrews on what went wrong

Filed by Bil Browning | October 03, 2007 | 7:15 AM | comments

ENDA was supposed to come up for final markup this week. Blue Jersey had planned to live blog the event, but when it didn't happen Jay Lassiter sat down with Subcommittee Chairman Representative Andrews for a candid talk about...Read More


Morning celebrity gossip (& Ovaltine, young man!)

Filed by Bil Browning | October 02, 2007 | 7:40 AM | comments

Carol Channing chats about Joan Crawford's wedding in this live appearance. I have no idea where this is from or how long ago it was filmed....Read More


Kevin Smith lives a bear's life

Filed by Bil Browning | October 01, 2007 | 7:15 AM | comments

Kevin Smith was recently on David Letterman. Dave shows off a copy of "A Bear's Life" which has Kevin on the cover. Kevin's casual response is refreshing, isn't it?...Read More