June 7, 2013


[Update] Clear Channel's Statement Re: Lex & Terry Puts the 'Ass' in 'Half-Assed'

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | June 07, 2013 | 6:56 PM | comments

We all know that "anyone who was offended" is a dog whistle used to mean that the person making the apology does not really see what the big deal was. Read More

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Bachmann: I May Run for President in 2016

Filed by John M. Becker | June 07, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

Everyone's favorite batty congresswoman, Rep. Michele Bachmann, told Sean Hannity last night that she wouldn't take a 2016 presidential run off the table. On behalf of journalists, political commentators, comedians, and progressives everywhere, I offer this response.Read More


The Ten Greatest Opera Divas of All Time

Filed by Michael Knaapen | June 07, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

Opera lovers -- especially opera queens -- have very strong opinions about divas, which makes a lot of sense because so many opera lovers are divas. Here's my list of the greatest female opera singers in, ahem, recorded history. Don't be shy about sharing yours!Read More


What Will the End of the LGBT Movement Look Like?

Filed by Bil Browning | June 07, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

Have we reached a turning point in the LGBT rights movement and what does the end of the movement look like to you?Read More

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Pro-LGBT Catholics Confront Anti-Gay Bishop

Filed by John M. Becker | June 07, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Notoriously anti-gay Bishop Thomas Paprocki spoke out against marriage equality at a recent event in Phoenix, Arizona. And pro-equality Catholics let him have it.Read More


Bill O'Reilly: Punish Boys Who Wear Pink

Filed by John M. Becker | June 07, 2013 | 9:30 AM | comments

O'Reilly on boys who wear pink: "You don't dress up like a little girl when you're five and you're a boy. That's just stupid... you might have to send him to camp."Read More

Gay County Commissioner Slams Anti-Gay Law

Filed by John M. Becker | June 07, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

This week, Hillsborough County, Florida unanimously repealed a 2005 law banning recognition of LGBT Pride. Before the vote, openly gay Commissioner Kevin Beckner excoriated those who instated the ban in the first place.Read More