January 2, 2010

Weekly Reader: GM's 2010 Queer, Bible beaters, and Top 10 lists

Filed by Bil Browning | January 02, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

The new year brought lots of "Best of" looks at the last year and decade, but we also broke a huge news story this week when Father Tony brought us news that GM has unveiled their new 2010 Queer. What...Read More

Blind items: Place your bets...

Filed by Bil Browning | January 02, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

I saw this blind item on Gawker and can't figure out who they're referencing. I know Projectors will probably ferret out the answer within minutes, but I need some help on this one. Who are they talking about? "This actress...Read More

Amanda Simpson, The DC Power Elite, and the Cultural Imaginary

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | January 02, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

The announcement of President Obama's appointment of Amanda Simpson to the Department of Commerce on the last day of 2009 is a significant event for LGBT rights in the U.S. But what does it, in fact, mean? What, if any,...Read More

God hates Lady Gaga (but gays still love her)

Filed by Bil Browning | January 02, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

This is too funny not to post. Westboro Baptist Church's Megan Phelps has gone to war with Lady Gaga. Megan is noted wingnut Shirley Phelps' daughter and she's just as fundie batshit crazy as her mother. Like Shirley, she doesn't...Read More

Iowa and New Hampshire's equality and the Presidential elections

Filed by Joe Mirabella | January 02, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

At 12:01 AM on January 1, New Hampshire became the 5th state to grant marriage equality to same gender couples, changing Presidential politics as we know them. Arguably the most important states in Presidential politics, both Iowa and New Hampshire...Read More


Damned whippersnappers & your disco music

Filed by Ed Team | January 02, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The worst part of being gay in the twentieth century is all that damn disco music to which one has to listen." -- Quentin Crisp...Read More

Remember when everyone was doing it?

Filed by Bil Browning | January 02, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Back in the day, everyone was watching ABC. Now they'll watch Neil Patrick Harris on any station they can. Or at least I will....Read More