July 6, 2007

This is not a criticism of gay male culture

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 06, 2007 | 6:06 PM | comments

Want to know something funny? I didn't even know that Fire Island existed until I was 20. I never heard of Provincetown until I saw The Daily Show's piece on it two years ago. West Hollywood is Los Angeles's gayborhood?...Read More

Queer music Friday - The Magnetic Fields

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 06, 2007 | 5:00 PM | comments

Here's the Magnetic Fields' "Love goes home to Paris in the spring": And Stephin Merritt, in his own words for Mojo in 1995: Music isn't about performing out your soul. It's about making pretty objects you can treasure forever....Read More

Reparative Therapy for Racism?

Filed by Terrance Heath | July 06, 2007 | 4:07 PM | comments

I don't know if there is such a thing as "reparative therapy" for racism, but if there is then "ex-gay" spokesman Stephen Bennett may want to sign up after his latest slip. Good As You has the skinny, including an...Read More

Shirley Phelps-Roper charged

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 06, 2007 | 1:24 PM | comments

Shirley Phelps-Roper, daughter of Fred Phelps of the Westboro Baptist Church, was formally charged today. From the Wichita Eagle: Shirley Phelps-Roper, 49, of Topeka, was charged with negligent child abuse, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, flag mutilation and...Read More

We have a winner!

Filed by Bil Browning | July 06, 2007 | 1:17 PM | comments

Our beta week contest has ended and we have a winner! Long time reader (and fellow blogger) Mike Hawkins won the autographed Margaret Cho poster and a free t-shirt from SLINC. Congratulations Mike! Check back next week for more great...Read More

J-Hud vs J-Ho! Fergie vs Fergie!

Filed by Michael Buckley | July 06, 2007 | 12:12 PM | comments

J-Hud vs J-Ho! Fergie vs Fergie!...Read More

Trans hate crime is "justifiable"?

Filed by Bil Browning | July 06, 2007 | 12:04 PM | comments

This is one of those cases that'll just make you seethe with anger. A trans woman is horribly beaten in Palm Springs, Florida and the judge decides it wasn't a hate crime, but instead commented, "In many ways it appears...Read More

Ban Straight Marriage

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 06, 2007 | 11:00 AM | comments

(This guest post comes to us from Eric Marcus, an NYC-based author who wrote Making Gay History, Breaking the Surface, Is It A Choice?, and several other books on gay issues. He blogs at Up & Out. ~a.b.) I think...Read More

The REAL Gore Story!

Filed by Storm Bear | July 06, 2007 | 10:41 AM | comments

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"My December" in July?

Filed by Bruce Parker | July 06, 2007 | 8:58 AM | comments

Kelly Clarkson's new album has been playing constantly, both in my car cd player and on my iTunes, since its release on June 26, 2007. My neighbors from across the hallway are tired of hearing it on repeat while we...Read More

YGST: Margaret Cho - Christian groups have lost their minds

Filed by Bil Browning | July 06, 2007 | 8:22 AM | comments

Margaret Cho rips on Christian "family" groups on her Assassin DVD. Did you enter the contest to win an autographed poster from the show and a t-shirt?...Read More


Homotextual: Joe Kramer

Filed by Ed Team | July 06, 2007 | 6:21 AM | comments

My teacher ended every class with the mandate, 'Pet your dog not your date.' Most of the class was already sexually active and this was supposed to be our introduction. But here we are, a whole generation who were taught...Read More