Media: October 2013

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Stiffed 'Fag' Waiter: Why Media Coverage Matters

Filed by Bil Browning | October 25, 2013 | 2:00 PM | comments

A waiter in Overland Park, Kansas, was stiffed on his tip by anti-gay Christians who complimented his service but called him a "fag." If you watch the local CBS station's report on the event, the language is markedly different than the version posted online.Read More

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Stephen Fry's New Documentary Kicks Anti-Gay Ass

Filed by Bil Browning | October 18, 2013 | 12:30 PM | comments

Stephen Fry's latest venture is a two-part BBC documentary called "Out There." It features two interviews - one with an ex-gay leader and the other with the author of Russia's recent anti-gay "propaganda" law that's been soundly condemned worldwide.Read More

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Chris Kluwe: The Fine Art of Swearing

Filed by Bil Browning | October 17, 2013 | 4:30 PM | comments

NFL player and mega gay ally, Chris Kluwe, stopped by Pivot's "TakePart Live" show the other day to chat about the fine art of swearing and what keeps other players fearful of speaking out on issues they believe in.Read More

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Vintage Homophobia, Modern Victim Blaming

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 17, 2013 | 11:00 AM | comments

These old-timey films are usually presented to show how far we've come, but we're less likely to notice the ways in which we haven't come all that far at all.Read More

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Losing It: The Best of Stephen Colbert

Filed by Bil Browning | October 16, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

Stephen Colbert is famous for staying in character as a conservative windbag, but sometimes the jokes are too much even for him. So what makes Colbert crack up?Read More


Are You Gay Enough to Register a '.Gay' Domain Name?

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 13, 2013 | 4:15 PM | comments

No one company should be able to define who is and isn't "gay enough" to register a .gay domain name.Read More