September 13, 2011


Hooters: We Love 9/11 Victims

Filed by Bil Browning | September 13, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

Hang on to your chair when you watch this eye-popping 9/11 "tribute" produced by your friendly local breast and wings shack. Because, you know, without flagrant exploitation of a tragedy for marketing purposes, the terrorists win. Or something.Read More


The Doctor Is Out (Of Touch)

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 13, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

FOX contributor Dr. Keith Ablow apparently believes that watching a transman dance with a woman might cause somebody's confused child to become trans. I suppose some people still believe watching Will and Grace made kids gay.Read More


31 Days: It's Amazing What You'll Find in the Basement

Filed by Bil Browning | September 13, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

As we started scrounging through the mens' section at Filene's Basement, Jerame leaned over and whispered to me, "Isn't that Corey Monteith from Glee?"Read More

A Rainbow to Make You Gay: Vintage Ad

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | September 13, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

I know it's a little tired to run the vintage ads which use "gay" in its old "merry" sense but this one is just too lovely and amusing to pass up.Read More


NC Senate Passes Marriage Amendment

Filed by Bil Browning | September 13, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

If you thought the special session of the North Carolina legislature would focus on assisting those devastated by the recent hurricane or address record unemployment, think again. Read More


Our Own Private Disasters

Filed by Terrance Heath | September 13, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

What's even scarier than natural disasters? The tea-party-conserva-tarian dystopia of the future - where there is no more public sector and there are no more public workers.Read More


Most. Exciting. Debate. Ever.

Filed by Bil Browning | September 13, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Watch some of the best clips of the snide put downs, bribery insinuations, and the night's most gasp-worthy moment.Read More


Redefining Our Terms & Approach: The Advantage of Social Activism

Filed by Drew Cordes | September 13, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

Lately, I've been thinking a lot about activism, and how we define the term.Read More


NC House Passes Marriage Amendment

Filed by Bil Browning | September 13, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

North Carolina joins Minnesota and Indiana in the race to the bottom.Read More


The Securitization of Gender

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 13, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

The highly-regarded political scientist, Dr. Paisley Currah, has an article in the upcoming edition of the venerable journal Social Research, discussing the TSA's use of gender in its security programs.Read More


Find Me a Find

Filed by Leslie Robinson | September 13, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

The matchmaker in Fiddler on the Roof would have a coronary over the kind of matchmaking being practiced these days. And by a rabbi, no less. The shmendrik.Read More


Turns Out FIFA Isn't Investigating Homophobia in Soccer

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 13, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Contrary to the press release from our friends at AllOut, cosigners of the letter to FIFA to which Jerome Valcke has now (more than two months later) replied, FIFA has not decided to investigate the lesbophobic behavior of Nigerian women's...Read More

The Campaign to Outlaw Religion

Filed by Ed Team | September 13, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Australian TV show Gruen Transfer asks ad agencies to create campaigns based off incredibly unpopular ideas and sell them to the general public. A panel of judges weighs the presentations and crowns the winner. The show recently asked contestants...Read More