January 22, 2012


Ru Paul's Makeup Motivations [Comment of the Week]

Filed by Bil Browning | January 22, 2012 | 8:30 PM | comments

Over on Becky Juro's post, "You Don't Get to Tell Us When to Be Offended, Ru Paul," she added an addendum in the comments section that posits an interesting theory.Read More


Shifting Fortunes

Filed by Sara Whitman | January 22, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

The divorce is moving along. It took a few months of tears shed lying in a fetal ball, to be certain. Certainty created enough energy to file papers, begin the process of tearing apart a life built over twenty years.Read More


Shining the Light of Justice on 'Bag-A-Fag' Stings

Filed by Norm Kent | January 22, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

There is no defense for what law enforcement officers do to gay men in public parks. From shore to shore, from Seattle to South Florida, 'bag-a-fag' tactics are illegally employed by cops to ensnare and entrap otherwise innocent gay men.Read More


Former Nashville Pride President Arrested for Embezzlement

Filed by Bil Browning | January 22, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

Nashville Pride president Jason Hunt and his partner, Cole Wakefield, fled to Mexico and opened a Puerto Vallarta nightclub after embezzling over $600,000 from Hunt's employer, but the fiesta has turned into a longterm jail cell siesta after Hunt was arrested in Arkansas.Read More


A Conversation with Author & Actor David Leddick

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | January 22, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

"I think you should change careers every ten years," he says. "And I figure I am in my sixth career about now... I am very romantic and being gay I always like to be in love with somebody, somewhere."Read More


DNC Chair on Romney's South Carolina Loss

Filed by Bil Browning | January 22, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

"If tonight proved one thing, it's that the central rationale of Mitt Romney's campaign is cratering... Why? Because Mitt Romney's been exposed as being out of touch with the middle class, and voters are seeing that he lives by another...Read More

Precious Lord, Take Her Hand

Filed by Bil Browning | January 22, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

Singer Etta James passed away yesterday, so it only seems appropriate to highlight this performance of "Precious Lord" by James, Chaka Khan, and Gladys Knight. The New Yorker's Mary Ellen Mark calls James "a singularly butch performer" who "knew...Read More