You Gotta See This: June 2013

Betty Bowers on 'Christian' America

Filed by John M. Becker | June 13, 2013 | 8:00 AM | comments

In Betty Bowers's latest video, America's Best Christian settles the question of whether the U.S. is a Christian nation.Read More


Ellen Gives Lesbian Couple a Wedding Surprise

Filed by John M. Becker | June 12, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

Watch Ellen DeGeneres give a young lesbian couple an amazing wedding surprise.Read More


Brian Williams Rapping to Snoop Dogg

Filed by John M. Becker | June 11, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

Last week, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon released this mashup of NBC News anchor Brian Williams edited to make it sound like he's rapping to "Nuthin' But a G Thang." It's kind of awesome....Read More


Neil Patrick Harris and Mike Tyson Open the Tonys

Filed by John M. Becker | June 10, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

If -- like Bil, Jerame, and me -- you spent last night watching the season finale of Game of Thrones rather than the Tony Awards, you missed one hell of a showstopping opener from host Neil Patrick Harris. Mike...Read More


Simon Cowell Gets Egged on Live TV

Filed by Bil Browning | June 09, 2013 | 11:46 AM | comments

C'mon, you know we've all wanted to do it at one point or another... During last night's Britain's Got Talent, a member of the orchestra left her seat to pelt Simon Cowell with eggs. I love it that the...Read More


Gay County Commissioner Slams Anti-Gay Law

Filed by John M. Becker | June 07, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

This week, Hillsborough County, Florida unanimously repealed a 2005 law banning recognition of LGBT Pride. Before the vote, openly gay Commissioner Kevin Beckner excoriated those who instated the ban in the first place.Read More


House GOP Votes to Deport DREAMers, Gets Booed

Filed by John M. Becker | June 06, 2013 | 12:45 PM | comments

With overwhelming GOP support, the House has just passed an amendment that would make it tougher for Homeland Security to stop deporting DREAMers. The gallery erupted in boos.Read More


Cruises and Monogamy

Filed by John M. Becker | June 05, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

Does this video make a valid point about the limitations of monogamy, or does it reinforce unhelpful stereotypes about gay men and promiscuity? Watch and let us know what you think.Read More


Fox's Megyn Kelly Calls Out Colleagues for Misogyny

Filed by John M. Becker | June 04, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

Last Friday, Fox News host Megyn Kelly demolished conservative pundits Erick Erickson and Lou Dobbs for making patronizing, misogynistic remarks. It was pretty badass. (Is hell freezing over?)...Read More


How to Recover with Grace & Dignity

Filed by Bil Browning | June 03, 2013 | 11:00 AM | comments

If you need a lesson on how to recover quickly after an embarrassing moment, watch as this youngster awkwardly demonstrates grace and dignity following a cymbal malfunction....Read More


No Vote in IL House on Marriage Equality Bill, Sponsor Announces

Filed by John M. Becker | June 02, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

Openly gay Democratic state Rep. Greg Harris wept on the floor of the Illinois House of Representatives on Friday when he announced that there would not be a vote on his marriage equality bill.Read More