You Gotta See This: April 2009

How can you avoid Swine Flu?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 30, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

How can you avoid Swine Flu? Don't use the copier! Wait. Was that the message? *scratches head* (Hat tip to Twitter follower calvinfleming for the link to the video.)...Read More


Taking down corrupt homophobic magistrates

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

Via Ben Smith, here's an interview with Arlen Specter about how he first got involved in the Republican Party by going after corrupt magistrates who would seek bribes from gays picked up in sex stings....Read More


Oklahoma police chief explains gay sex sting

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

After publishing photos of people arrested in a gay sex sting, a police chief explains himself....Read More


Ill Doctrine on Miss California and Perez Hilton

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 27, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

The Ill Doctrine takes on Miss California and Perez Hilton...Read More


Kathy Griffin accepts GLAAD award in bikini

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

Only Kathy Griffin would accept a GLAAD award in a bikini. Only Kathy... She'll do anything for a laugh!...Read More


Swedish male underwear models on a trampoline

Filed by Bil Browning | April 25, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Well, the title says it all: Swedish male underwear models on a trampoline. I must admit that my interest in the Acne brand undies commercial dropped quickly - no boxers....Read More


Zapata Family Statement

Filed by Dana Rudolph | April 24, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

The family of Angie Zapata makes a statement after the conviction of her murderer. Have tissues handy....Read More


Another NOM ad parody

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

It seems like no one can resist doing parodies of that NOM ad. Here are some actual celebrities doing it....Read More


Interesting: The Democrats VA Governor's debate

Filed by Bil Browning | April 22, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Here is some interesting responses from the three VA Democratic Gubernatorial candidates (Creigh Deeds, Brian Moran and Terry McCauliffe) when asked about gay marriage at a debate last Sunday. One says he is evolving, one clearly is for marriage...Read More


Another NOM parody ad

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

This one's pretty good. Not the best, but it's pretty good....Read More


Miss California on gay marriage

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

Miss California on gay marriage. Transcript after the jump....Read More


Movement to prosecute picking up

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 18, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

torture, cia, prosecutionRead More


Sigur Rós does la Blogotheque

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 17, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

One of my all-time favorite Queer music Friday bands, Sigur Rós, plays "Vid spilum endalaust" for one of my favorite e-zines, La Blogotheque....Read More


GLAAD's latest PSA

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

Monday GLAAD announced new PSAs starring entertainers urging straight allies to stand up for gay and transgender equality. These PSAs encourage the audience to "be an ally," and send viewers to online resources to support LGBT family and friends....Read More


The Fine Art of Teabagging

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

While FOX News, militia members, conservatives and Libertarians have been proclaiming themselves "teabaggers" lately, I just can't help giggling each and every time I hear it. To help them with the whole teabag thing today, I present, "The Fine...Read More


Gay Marriage = Religious Freedom

Filed by Bil Browning | April 14, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Rob Tisinai's latest video leads evangelical Christians to the inevitable conclusion that "Gay Marriage = Religious Freedom"....Read More


Twelve-Year-Old's Testimony for Marriage Equality In Vermont

Filed by Dana Rudolph | April 13, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Twelve-year-old Evann Orleck-Jetter, the daughter of lesbian moms, testified at the public hearings on marriage equality last month before Vermont's Joint Senate and House Judiciary Committees. Democracy Now! spoke with her a few days ago and reported, "Many legislators...Read More


Rachel Maddow on NOM's "Storm Clouds" ad

Filed by Father Tony | April 12, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow gleefully shares with us the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) uncovering of the audition tapes made for a recent anti-gay marriage ad produced by the National Organization for Marriage (NOM)....Read More


Mike Diamond at the Gay Erotic Art Fair in New York City

Filed by Father Tony | April 11, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Logo's hilarious Mike Diamond attends the recent Gay Erotic Art Fair in New York City with predictable results....Read More


This is how it's done

Filed by Bil Browning | April 10, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Yesterday I complained that too many bloggers were focusing too myopically on the fact that the National Organization for Marriage commercial used actors. This is how you work that tidbit into a much larger landscape like I was suggesting....Read More


1FEST

Filed by Bil Browning | April 09, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

1FEST will be a day of action, unity, and progress: a day worthy of celebration. Held at UCLAs Wilson Plaza, 1FEST will feature music from local and top performers, art, and food. Speeches by special guests will be Human...Read More


The Fast and the Bi-Curious

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 08, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

I haven't seen the movie, but I thought this was interesting. Interesting in the sense that SNL has done it a million times but still thinks it's funny. There's something there....Read More


Mike Gronstal rejects marriage amendment in Iowa

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 07, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

Iowa senate majority leader Mike Gronstal isn't going to let an amendment to ban same-sex marriage go forward here this session, and here's his response to an attempt to get it through. Transcript after the jump. Thanks to Bose...Read More


Mike Diamond at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Filed by Father Tony | April 06, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

The hilarious Mike Diamond covers the 133rd Westminster Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York....Read More


Gay mormon

Filed by Father Tony | April 05, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Joseph Hollist, a gay LDS church member, describes his experience and conflict as an active member of his church....Read More


Mike Diamond at the Gay Expo in New York City

Filed by Father Tony | April 04, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Father Tony met Mike Diamond at the GLAAD Media Awards. Something tells me he won't be invited to the next gay expo....Read More


Gay man robbed over Great Barrier Reef

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

This poor little guy got robbed! He made the video to apply for the "Island Reef Job" caretaking the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Obviously, it's a tourism related promotion, but this guy put so much work into his...Read More


Projector files a red carpet report for Bilerico

Filed by Bil Browning | April 02, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

Contest winner Jay Lassiter filed this report of his experience on the red carpet at the NY GLAAD Media Awards. Man, maybe sometime soon I'll get to do the cool stuff! *grins*...Read More