You Gotta See This: January 2009

Matt Alber's "End of the World"

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 31, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Openly gay singer Matt Alber recently released his new solo album Hide Nothing after five years with the Grammy Award winning classical vocal group Chanticleer....Read More


Christ-bashing is not the same as gay bashing

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 30, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

A vlogger takes on the "Christian Anti-Defamation League" (seriously) and their list of "Christ-bashing" incidents....Read More


Gay Bar

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 29, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

The music video for punk-funk band Electric Six's "Gay Bar."...Read More


Grant Haas speaks out about Ted Haggard

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 28, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Grant Haas, the young man who was sexually molested by Ted Haggard, speaks to local news....Read More


Best baseball game ever!

Filed by Bil Browning | January 27, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

This little league game turns into a major sporting event thanks to Improv Everywhere. They worked the league commissioner and NBC Sports to give these kids the time of their lives. None of the coaches, players or parents have...Read More


Barack Obollywood

Filed by Bil Browning | January 26, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

I'm not sure if this is clever editing or if the creator was on a acid trip around Indiana. Either way, Barack Obama colliding with Bollywood is absolutely hysterical. I love the women dancing on his suit the best....Read More


99 Problems, But a Bush Ain't One

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 25, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

At the Obama campaign staff party during inauguration week Jay-Z performed 99 Problems changing a crucial line of the song. As you can see in this clip, the song captured the mood of the audience and frankly the rest...Read More


No Homo

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 24, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

In case you've been wondering about the etymology of the hip-hop phrase "no homo," here it is courtesy of Ill Doctrine....Read More


GetToKnowUsFirst.org's Inauguration ads

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 23, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

GetToKnowUsFirst.org ran these ads during the Inauguration, and were even rejected by one local affiliate as inappropriate....Read More


Pistol Youth's "In My Eyes" Golden Girls video

Filed by Bil Browning | January 22, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

Pistol Youth's video for "In My Eyes" takes every gay man's love of Golden Girls* to the extreme. Be careful - you'll have nightmares if you watch this music video. Hat tip to Graydon at omg blog for this...Read More


Why I'm happy, why I'm not satisfied

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 21, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

The Ill Doctrine talks about the big day yesterday....Read More


Franklin D. Roosevelt's inaugural address

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 20, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Here's FDR's first inaugural address....Read More


Ten Other Things Martin Luther King Jr. Said

Filed by Bil Browning | January 19, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Everyone knows Martin Luther King Jr. for his "I Have a Dream Speech." Other than that, most just think of him as "the civil rights guy." But what else did he say? Here's ten other things Martin Luther King...Read More


Aer Obama

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 18, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

"This is a mixed-media stop motion music video and celebration commemorating the election and inauguration of Barack Obama as the forty-fourth president of these United States. Audibly showcasing Adam Freeland's remix of Daft Punk's "Aerodynamic" and the imaginative stylings...Read More


Inside the Transition: LGBT advocates

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 17, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Here is video of a meeting between LGBT leaders and the Presidential Transition Team's Office of Public Liaison....Read More


Mormons broke the law for Prop 8?

Filed by Bil Browning | January 16, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Activists claim that money from the Mormon Church was the deciding factor in passing Proposition 8 in California - banning gay marriage. The church claims to have only spent a few thousand dollars on the campaign, but American News...Read More


Nancy Pelosi rickrolls America

Filed by Bil Browning | January 15, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

The whole "Rickrolling" joke is now officially dead. Rickrolling the Macy's Day parade was bad enough, but once you involve Nancy Pelosi's Capital Cat Cam, all bets are off. Bury the damn thing....Read More


Mike Huckabee isn't pro-sodomy

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 14, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Who sucks more, Ann Coulter or Mike Huckabee? At least Mike calls Ann a liar, although his groveling for Ann's approval is disgusting. Gay part starts at 4:05. Huck is "pro-sodomy"? He wanted to round us up and drop...Read More


Smack 'dem Christians down

Filed by Bil Browning | January 13, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Right-Wing Evangelical hypocrites receive their comeuppance at the hands of singer-songwriter Jay Spears, the Founding Fathers, and the Warren Court, deftly and fabulously separating Church and State. See a higher-res version and get a DVD at jayspears.com Thanks for...Read More


I love a boy named Jesse

Filed by Bil Browning | January 12, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

This great music video features Israeli singer Ivri Lider. It's a beautiful, haunting melody that I rushed out to buy for the ole iPod. You'll love it. (Hat tip to Projector Daniel for sending it in.)...Read More


Call Her Ms. Ross

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 11, 2009 | 9:58 AM | comments

It doesn't get any better than The Supremes performing Love is Like an Itching in My Heart....Read More


What About Gay Marriage?

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 10, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Wondering what gay marriage would look like? The kindly folks at 23/6 produced this PSA to help you get a clue....Read More


Anderson Cooper and the Puppy Debate

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 09, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Because CNN has decided it has to worry about being taken too seriously, Anderson Cooper hosted a debate of puppies to be the nation's First Dog....Read More


impACT Florida video

Filed by Bil Browning | January 08, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

This low-budget YouTube video for impACT Florida reminds me of some of my own first steps towards activism. Hat tip to Andrew, one of the producers, for sending it in....Read More


Monkeys talk about evolution

Filed by Bil Browning | January 07, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Seth McFarland's YouTube short toons are just as good as Family Guy. Some of them are even crappier! I loved this one; the father monkey just sounds so rational doesn't he? I wonder how he'll react when little Steven...Read More


Top Gun's gay

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 07, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

All the gay parts of Top Gun, all in one video. I don't remember the movie being quite so gay.......Read More


Richard Simmons's foot fetish

Filed by Bil Browning | January 06, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Oh. My. God. What in the world could have compelled Richard Simmons to maul this woman's foot on live television? Foot fetish, anyone? I don't think I want to know... *walks away shaking his head*...Read More


Being Gay PSA

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 05, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Okay, this is a little offensive, but its pretty funny....Read More


Antarctica

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 04, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

It is films like Antarctica full of beautiful Jewish men that make me want to catch the next flight to Tel Aviv. Look for the film at a LGBT film festival near you....Read More


Uncle Jay explains 2008

Filed by Bil Browning | January 03, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Okay, I promise - no more 2008 round ups. We'll give good old Uncle Jay the last word since he set to Christmas music. We're already past Christmas, but doesn't he seem the type that would be the creepy...Read More


Kathy Griffin doesn't realize the mic is still on

Filed by Bil Browning | January 02, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin on CNN for New Year's Eve. Did anyone really think there wouldn't be a "Whoops!" moment?...Read More