You Gotta See This: August 2012

The Newest Form of Birth Control!

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 31, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Unwanted pregnancies are a thing of the past! Try out 'Legitimate Rape!' You gotta see how it works!Read More


Fearless Leaders

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 30, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Stepping up and into a leadership role for my high school's GSA came naturally to me, although my ideas about activism weren't more technical than a hand-painted sign. Here are 10 tips, brought to you by GLSEN, that add dimension to your campus' GSA. Read More


Speaking Truth About Hipster Racism

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 29, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Hipster racism exists but it's never called out. Now two young women of color speak the truth of hipster racism and how it affects them and their community. Read More


Head of His Class

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 28, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Former high schooler David Levitz has tips he'd love to share with current LGBT teens hoping to start out the brand-new school year on the right foot. Lesson One: Gay guys, DON'T crush on straight boys (Just trust me.) Read More


The Romney Bunch

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 27, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Maybe Romney and all his surrogates are like a big family, except one with evil intentions. Read More


One Giant Leap

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 26, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Astronaut Neil Armstrong's one small step in the summer of 1969 rocketed humanity into a bold and uncharted frontier. Now, the commander of that historic Apollo 11 mission - our "reluctant hero" - is up among the stars tonight, or so Michael Stipe and I believe.Read More


Same-Sex Marriage Ad Airing During GOP Convention

Filed by Bil Browning | August 25, 2012 | 11:36 AM | comments

HRC and Freedom To Marry are airing this ad during the Republican National Convention. It features Republican Mayor Jerry Sanders of San Diego, California talking about marriage being a conservative value and name drops other prominent GOP members who...Read More


Androgyny Meets Toyota

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 24, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Beautiful long blonde hair, a red bikini bottom, and sexy strut. You might think you know at first glance but Toyota will surprise you. You gotta see how!Read More


But Your Ears Said 'Yes'

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 23, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Singer/songwriter Taylor Ferrera believes it's about time voters learned what's "legitimate rape" exactly. In no uncertain terms, she calmly, and clearly, lists a litany of what does (and mostly doesn't) amount to "legitimate rape," as determined by "Republicans who've never experienced raped." Read More


Sell The Poor!

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 22, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Who better to explain GOP economics than a drag queen quartet! You gotta see this!Read More


Zombois

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 21, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

They're here, they're queer and they'd love to nibble on your ear. Rightwingers, ditch your daughters and hide your sons! (Sorry, Barbara. They're not coming for you.) Read More


An Evangelical Hospital's Gayness Cure Walk

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 20, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

An evangelical hospital in Georgia held its fifth annual Walk to Cure Gayness to shed light into the advances made into curing gayness. Read More


Taylor Swift Gets Your Gay Crush

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 19, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Taylor Swift loves love. I do too. So, imagine my (non)surprise to see a tribute video to Swift's ode "You Belong With Me" that reads between the lines of its gender-neutrality, and teases out the secret pains of gay first love. I certainly did, three years ago!Read More


When Tommy Left Wisconsin

Filed by Ed Team | August 18, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

The new Emily's List SuperPAC just released this TV ad featuring Tommy Thompson's record since leaving office as Wisconsin governor. Thompson is running against Tammy Baldwin for the Senate. Baldwin would be the first openly LGBT person to serve...Read More


Voguing into Manhood

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 17, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

The best Bar Mitzvah ever! You've got to see how dancing to Vogue is the best way to become a man!Read More


The Real Mitt Romney

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 16, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

What? Y'all act like you haven't seen Mormon before. Now, at rapper Eminem's behest, the Real Mitt Romney isn't afraid to stand up (until it's politically-inconvenient for him.) Listen and laugh as Romney raps about Republican Party hijinks. Read More


Bike Thief Did Not Expect This

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 15, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

That bike thief got owned! If anyone owns a bike or have gotten something stolen you'll probably love this.Read More


I'll Hold Your Hand

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 14, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Gay Irish teens are getting by, with a little help from unlikely friends, in a truly powerful anti-bullying PSA that's likely to leave you in tears ... of joy. Read More


Hopefully the Last of the Gotye Covers

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 13, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Wanna hear all covers of Gotye's Someone That I Used to Know simultaneously? Then you gotta see this!Read More


I'm Mitt Romney, Let's Go Party

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 12, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Mitt Romney might be plastic, but he's still fantastic to one enthusiastic supporter. Listen as Miss Swiss satirically sings the Republican's praises to the tune of the late 90's hit single "Barbie Girl" by Aqua!Read More


Get Ready to Giggle

Filed by Bil Browning | August 11, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

This has to be one of the funniest "Call Me Maybe" videos yet. What happens when a rugged drag queen get on Chat Roulette lipsynching the most over played song of summer? The viewers reactions are hysterical. I love...Read More


CinderFella. Need I Say More?

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 10, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Janice Dickinson as the Evil Stepmother and Lance Bass as the Artist Formerly Known as Prince Charming? If you want to see a super gay fairy tale musical, then you gotta see this!Read More


Flame On

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 09, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

LuanLegacy lets loose about "masculine gays" self-segregating from their louder, effeminate counterparts, and its toxic effect. Read More


Help Pass SB1172 in California

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 08, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Help protect youth from Sexual Orientation Change Efforts (SOCE) in California. Watch the video and sign the petition!Read More


Un[Wanted]

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 07, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

If it were a crime to be you, could you be you? It's a dystopian reality LGBT individuals live day in, and day out, globally. However, Capt. Jack Harkness and The Kaleidoscope Foundation see that better future. Read More


GaymerCon Needs Your Help

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 06, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Help create a safe space for gaymers and gay geeks (and those who love them). And get ready for the first ever GaymerCon! Read More


Love Tastes Better Than Hate

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 05, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Protesters smooched Saturday at a Paramus, N.J. Chick-fil-A kiss-in, bringing attention to the more than $3 million donated by Chick-fil-A to charities throughout the last decade promoting "reparative therapy" and other anti-gay causes. Read More


Glee Meets Bridesmaids

Filed by Ed Team | August 04, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

Ryan Murphy recently joined Twitter and has started sending out deleted scenes from Glee. In this clip, we see the girls helping Rachel pick her wedding dress. I was hoping for more toilet humor, but it's still fun. Read More


Matthew Mitcham's Many Talents

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 03, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

After watching Matthew Mitcham sing and play so well you'll wonder what else do Olympic athletes do in their spare time and how can he serenade me with a ukelele. A song cover you gotta see!Read More


It's Finger-Lickin' Good

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 02, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

WTCluck? Chick-fil-A unveiled its latest mascot for comedian Conan O'Brien the other night, and he couldn't be any more fowl. Read More


All Out Celebrates One Million Members

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 01, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

One million people have made a difference globally in the quest for equality, unlike that other one million. Yes, I'm looking at you OMM. Check out the video and join the movement All Out. Read More