April 30, 2012


Live Blogging RuPaul's Drag Race Season 4: Episode 14 The Reunion

Filed by James Holmes | April 30, 2012 | 6:30 PM | comments

It's 9:00, I just got home from cleaning the 9:30 Club kitchen, I smell like burned cheese, and I'm a drink and a half in. Let's get this race over with. Read More


Nuance & LGBT News [Photo Essay]

Filed by Karen Ocamb | April 30, 2012 | 4:30 PM | comments

What if the truth lies not in the facts discerned by a mainstream reporter who parachutes into a scene and relies on statements by the loudest eyewitness, but rather on nuance and historical context unimagined, unobserved or unavailable to the outsider?Read More


Cool Like Sandra Fluke

Filed by Terrance Heath | April 30, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

I already had a lot of respect for Sandra Fluke, given how gracefully she's handled some of the most vile attacks the right-wing has to offer. Unbowed and unbothered, she's provided a pretty good example for anyone else who finds themselves in conservatives' crosshairs.Read More


RuPaul: You All Win!

Filed by James Holmes | April 30, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

Seems tonight's finale of RuPaul's Drag Race is even more complicated than I thought. While the reunion and winner's reactions are now in the can, when we see the announcement, that joy in the champion's eyes are as fake as her lashes. Read More


USASF Brings It On by De-Gaying Male Cheerleading

Filed by Adam Polaski | April 30, 2012 | 1:15 PM | comments

The national cheerleading organization recently released a new rule book requesting males to "minimize exaggerated or theatrical movements." In other words, male cheerleaders, please stop being so damn gay. Read More


North Carolina for the Win!

Filed by Bil Browning | April 30, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

We're eight days away from the North Carolina primary election where voters will also decide whether or not to ratify a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage. Our side is pulling out all of the stops to win this sucker and, with your help, it's do-able.Read More


Savage Offends Christian Teens at Journalism Conference

Filed by Viktor Kerney | April 30, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

Dan Savage served a sassy, but truthful dish at the National High School Journalist Conference in Seattle. In his speech, Dan discussed how Christians misuse the Bible for their own benefit. Fundies are outraged, of course.Read More


Rachel Maddow Commemorates 25th Anniversary of ACT UP!

Filed by Karen Ocamb | April 30, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

Two videos with contrast in presentations: A video of ACT UP that captures the transformation from perceived "limp-wristed pansies" to direct action militants and in the other Rachael Maddow, who was once involved, explains ACT UP to her mainstream audience.Read More

The Beauty of Life

Filed by Bil Browning | April 30, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

No real rhyme or reason behind this one. Sullivan posted it and I liked it and wanted to pass it along. It'll make you feel happy and sunshiny and whatnot. You'll need that on a Monday morning....Read More


Well, He May Have

Filed by Bil Browning | April 30, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

"Medical examiners in Los Angeles are investigating the possible poisoning death of one of their own officials who may have worked on the case of Andrew Breitbart, the conservative firebrand who died March 1, the same day Sheriff Joe Arpaio...Read More