You Gotta See This: September 2011

Getting Naked for Cancer Awareness

Filed by Bil Browning | September 30, 2011 | 7:45 AM | comments

Five of England's top rowers agreed to strip naked for Blue September, a national cancer awareness campaign. This behind the scenes video might be not safe for work since there's butt cheeks galore and the hint of a winkie....Read More


The Brady Bears

Filed by Ed Team | September 29, 2011 | 9:49 AM | comments

Hat tip to AJ for this parody of the Brady Bunch featuring a big bunch of bears!...Read More


Jamey Rodermeyer's Bullies Cheer His Death at Homecoming

Filed by Bil Browning | September 28, 2011 | 10:15 AM | comments

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Watch in disbelief as Jamey Rodermeyer's parents describe how the bullies who tormented him at school cheered at his death during Homecoming. They chanted, "We're glad you're dead!"...Read More


Not One Candidate

Filed by Ed Team | September 27, 2011 | 7:45 AM | comments

Leadership is about stepping up to the moment when the moment arrives. These Republican candidates, all claiming to be better suited for the job than Obama, had three such moments in three separate debates and not one of them...Read More


My Conservative Girlfriend

Filed by Ed Team | September 26, 2011 | 10:42 AM | comments

Joe.My.God. tips us to Roy Zimmerman's latest funny song, "My Conservative Girlfriend." Zimmerman is the same guy that wrote "Ted Haggard Is Completely Heterosexual."...Read More


Cartoon Nightmare: Palin & Bachmann Educate Our Kids

Filed by Adam Polaski | September 25, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

You think the substitute teachers you had in high school were bad? Wait until you see the lesson plans from Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann (with guest speaker Rick Perry, I suppose), in this animated spot from Mark Fiore....Read More


Sesame Street Parodies Glee

Filed by Bil Browning | September 24, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

Love this. Watch as Sesame Street parodies Glee - complete with glitter, the flamboyantly gay Kurt puppet, and a re-make of that all-pervading Journey song....Read More


GOP Debate Crowd Boos Gay Soldier

Filed by Ed Team | September 23, 2011 | 7:45 AM | comments

Watch in disbelief as the audience at last night's GOP debate boo a gay soldier who asks a question about Don't Ask Don't Tell. The soldier, currently stationed in Afghanistan, had originally submitted a question before the policy was...Read More


Obama Talks LGBT Rights at the United Nations

Filed by Ed Team | September 22, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

When was the last time you saw a United States President speak at the United Nations and advocate on behalf of LGBT people? "No country should deny people their rights, the freedom of speech and freedom of religion, but...Read More


Video: Soldier Comes Out to Dad

Filed by Bil Browning | September 21, 2011 | 7:45 AM | comments

Watch as this incredibly brave soldier gives his dad a call shortly after the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell and coming out live on video. Amazing....Read More


Jay Leno vs Michelle Bachmann

Filed by Bil Browning | September 20, 2011 | 7:45 AM | comments

I can't believe I missed Michelle Bachmann's appearance on The Tonight Show and Jay Leno's quiet confrontation with the rightwing princess over marriage equality and her ex-gay therapy clinic. Why didn't any of you point this one out? *grins*...Read More


LMFAO: Sexy & I Know It

Filed by Bil Browning | September 19, 2011 | 7:45 AM | comments

LMFAO's newest single "Sexy and I Know It" features the band stripping down to g-strings and appearances by Simon Rex, Wilmer Valderrama and Ron Jeremy. There's a lot of package wagging in this one, so it might be NSFW...Read More


The Wonderful World of GOP Candidates

Filed by Ed Team | September 18, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

Projector John tips us to this version of "It's a Wonderful World" featuring the GOP presidential candidates....Read More


Queer Nation: Elephant

Filed by Ed Team | September 17, 2011 | 11:20 AM | comments

Twin brothers Jackson and Coleman Vrana are a punk-infused hip hop duo who make LGBT culture look something like that acid trip that nearly killed you. Here's their new single, "Queer Nation."...Read More


Chely Wright Fights NC Marriage Amendment

Filed by Ed Team | September 16, 2011 | 7:45 AM | comments

Chely Wright talks with MSNBC's Thomas Roberts about North Carolina's proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage and civil unions....Read More


Rick Santorum Gets Animated

Filed by Bil Browning | September 15, 2011 | 7:45 AM | comments

Here's everything you need to know about GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum thanks to those Taiwanese animators. I think they've hit the nail on the head with this one....Read More


'It Gets Better,' from Reform Jews

Filed by Ed Team | September 14, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism is the latest religious group to release an "It Gets Better" video, championing diversity within their faith communities....Read More


The Campaign to Outlaw Religion

Filed by Ed Team | September 13, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Australian TV show Gruen Transfer asks ad agencies to create campaigns based off incredibly unpopular ideas and sell them to the general public. A panel of judges weighs the presentations and crowns the winner. The show recently asked contestants...Read More


OK Go: Muppet Theme

Filed by Bil Browning | September 12, 2011 | 8:45 AM | comments

OK Go sings the Muppet Show song with the help of some felt friends. One of the two (OK Go or the Muppets) has a new record called "The Green Album" coming out. Your pick which one....Read More


Hysteria

Filed by Bil Browning | September 11, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

What's that you say? A movie about the invention of the vibrator and Victorian Era clitoral stimulation featuring Hugh Dancy and Maggie Gyllenhaal? Can't wait to see it....Read More


Hey Girl! Hey!

Filed by Bil Browning | September 10, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

Hat tip to JMG for this hilarious parody of Disney's Beauty and the Beast....Read More


Erasure Encore at DC Show

Filed by Bil Browning | September 09, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

A projector sends in this video of Erasure's encore at DC's 9:30 club on Wednesday night. Jerame really wanted to go to the concert too....Read More


Talk to Me

Filed by Ed Team | September 08, 2011 | 7:45 AM | comments

The Trevor Project's work to prevent teen suicide is one of the shining jewels among LGBT non-profits. Now they're back with Glee's Kevin McHale for National Suicide Prevention Week....Read More


Video Montage of Prop 8 Supreme Court Hearing

Filed by Bil Browning | September 07, 2011 | 10:40 AM | comments

Projector Sean Chapin brings us this hauntingly beautiful montage of the protestors (pro and anti-gay) outside of the California Supreme Court during yesterday's Prop 8 hearing....Read More


'Wherever There is Bigotry, Let There Be Glitter'

Filed by Adam Polaski | September 06, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

At the Minnesota state fair this weekend, LGBT activists continued the glitterbomb brigade by dropping glitter from the fair's chair lift. The glitter rained down on Minnesota for Marriage, an organization in the state advocating for marriage to be...Read More


Major Changes to Star Wars Blue Ray Edition

Filed by Bil Browning | September 03, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

The Nerdist alerts us to still more changes to Star Wars by George Lucas. The new blue ray edition has been dramatically changed. Check out this scene with Jabba the Hut. (Hat tip to Jerame, my lovable nerd.)...Read More


Into the Light: First 1000 Miles

Filed by Bil Browning | September 02, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Alan Bounville has been guest posting about some of his journey as he walks across the nation to end gender discrimination in all forms. Now he's made a video about his first 1000 miles and three people who've walked...Read More


Santorum Gets Schooled

Filed by Bil Browning | September 01, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

While I posted yesterday about the LGBT rights protest going on outside of the room where GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum spoke during a Penn State appearance, have you seen the video of what was going on inside the...Read More