You Gotta See This: April 2010

Lost Generation

Filed by Ed Team | April 30, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Fascinating. I don't want to spoil it, so just watch....Read More


Jordy van Loon - Verliefdheid

Filed by Bil Browning | April 29, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

I have no idea why YouTube recommended this for my viewing pleasure. I have no idea who this kid is, what the song is about, nothing. Any help with Jordy van Loon's Verliefdheid? The video's been viewed 2.5 million...Read More


The case for porn

Filed by Bil Browning | April 28, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Shirtless YouTube hottie Davey Wavey makes the case for porn....Read More


LGBT people not mentioned in Obama's 2010 election video

Filed by Ed Team | April 27, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

This video is making its way around the LGBT blogosphere. Andy Towle says gays are conspicuously absent from the video. Andrew Belonsky asks if Obama has given up on the gays. I'm having a hard time getting worked up...Read More


Johnny Weir almost comes out to Equality California gathering

Filed by Bil Browning | April 26, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Olympian Johnny Weir spoke at last weekend's Equality California shindig and came as close to the edge of coming out as possible without formally stepping over the line....Read More


Underwear

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 25, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Sam Phillips, a California-based singer/songwriter, does a live version of the very queer Stephin Merritt's "Underwear." It's a sexy little song no matter who does it....Read More


Rosie vs. Huck

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 24, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Rosie had Mike Huckabee on her show to talk about gay adoption. Thankfully, he tells us he's not homophobic. Thanks!...Read More


Lesbian student almost pushed off a cliff

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 23, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

The student who was almost pushed off a cliff in this video is lesbian. Her mother contends it was a hate crime, but the police haven't found evidence to that effect. It occurred on the Day of Silence last...Read More


GetEqual: Can you pay attention?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 22, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Video of GetEqual's protest of the House committee meeting to demand action on ENDA plus extra footage from their confrontation with Rep Jared Polis in the hallway. My favorite part is the woman who says, "Can you pay attention?"...Read More


Adam Lambert performs at the GLAAD Media Awards

Filed by Bil Browning | April 21, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Adam Lambert performed at the GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles Saturday night. Here he is singing "Fever" for the guests. It's kinda odd to see such a high energy performance delivered in front of a room full of...Read More


What the circus strong man does in his off time

Filed by Bil Browning | April 20, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

So this is what the circus strong man does in his off time? He asks his partner to beat him in hotel rooms? I'm so confused by all of this. Only on YouTube, my friends. Only on YouTube....Read More


Autumn Sandeen interviews Chaz Bono

Filed by Bil Browning | April 19, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Autumn Sandeen went to the GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles and had a chance to chat with Chaz Bono on the red carpet. His answer to Autumn's question about transitioning is interesting; I've heard several other trans folk...Read More


Music for HIV/AIDS charity

Filed by Ed Team | April 18, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Royalties from Sylvester's estate will now go to the AIDS Emergency Fund and Project Open Hand. So it seems as good a time as any to ask if you want to funk....Read More


Teabaggers Make a Point for Educational Reform

Filed by Sara Whitman | April 16, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Good lord, at least be able to spell your hate....Read More


GOProud's political ad

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 15, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

GOProud has produced a political ad. There are gay tea baggers, dammit!...Read More


Joan Jett: Going vegetarian will rock your world

Filed by Bil Browning | April 14, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Order a FREE 'Vegetarian Starter Kit' at GoVeg.com. Lesbian rocker Joan Jett made a PSA for PETA to urge people to go vegetarian. "Kick the meat habit, and see how it rocks your world! I'm Joan Jett, and I'm a...Read More


Russian President trash talks George W

Filed by Bil Browning | April 13, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Russian President Dmitry Medvede told ABC's George Stephanopoulos that it's refreshing to be working with a "thinker" again now that Obama is in office. "He thinks before he speaks," the Russian President marvels before rushing to say that he...Read More


Janis Joplin, "Little Girl Blue," live

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 12, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

Here's a great live performance of "Little Girl Blue" from Janis Joplin. I posted the same song from Nina Simone a few months back....Read More


Stephen Lynch: If I were gay

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 11, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

Comedian Stephen Lynch's song "If I were gay."...Read More


"Constant" - A Song for Constance

Filed by Joe Mirabella | April 10, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Sean Chapin, the unofficial songwriter and YouTube video activist for the contemporary civil rights movement, wrote this song for Constant and all those teens daring enough to try to go to prom with someone from the same gender....Read More


Kyra Phillips responds to criticism

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 09, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Kyra Phillips responds to criticism around her segment with Richard Cohen....Read More


Ellen hates America?

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 08, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

Does Ellen hate America? Survey says no....Read More


Brian Safi on ex-gays

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 07, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Brian Safi discusses ex-gays, just as CNN is treating Richard Cohen like a respectable scientist. That last scene, with the cuddling, stuck with me since I saw it for the first time several years ago. It's just like, gay...Read More


More LGBT-specific Census 2010 PSAs

Filed by Bil Browning | April 06, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

These days it seems you can't turn around without seeing an LGBT-specific 2010 Census PSA. Filmmaker Michael Kurz made this one plus another one you can see after the jump....Read More


The best video of Gaga's Telephone yet

Filed by Bil Browning | April 05, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

This mash up of Gaga's duet with Beyonce, Telephone, combines the hit song with some chat roulette video and creates, dare I say it?, a better video than the original. Want to see Ben Folds sing during a chat...Read More


Transgender people in the military

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 04, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

Monica Helms made a YouTube documentary about transgender troops in the US military....Read More


Who's a Diva?! New Snickers ad

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | April 03, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

As Bette Davis might say, "Fasten your seatbelts it's going to be a diva ride."...Read More


Cleve Jones: Bring ENDA to a vote so we can see who our friends are

Filed by Bil Browning | April 02, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

During his acceptance speech for the Stonewall Democratic Club's Lifetime Achievement Award, Cleve Jones had sharp words for Rep Barney Frank and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi....Read More


Lesbians in politics

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 01, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Victory Fund celebrates lesbians in politics for Women's History Month....Read More