You Gotta See This: July 2011

The Hillbilly Nascar Prayer

Filed by Bil Browning | July 30, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Nothing says "I love Jeebus" like thanking god for your "smoking hot wife" and ending your supplications with "Boogity boogity boogity, Amen." It shows you're serious about your zombie God, you see....Read More

I Could Never Do This

Filed by Bil Browning | July 29, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

I'm terrified of heights and I've only gone to an amusement park a couple of times. Just watching this video from the front car of the new Japanese Takabisha roller coaster almost makes me lose my cookies. I can't...Read More

Massachusetts Congressional Delegation: 'It Gets Better'

Filed by Adam Polaski | July 28, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

The Massachusetts Congressional Delegation - including Sen. John Kerry, who's proven to be an even stronger advocate in recent months, appears in this new "It Gets Better" video. Sen. Scott Brown, who has a mixed record on LGBT rights,...Read More

Dan Savage Threatens Rick Santorum

Filed by Bil Browning | July 27, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Dan Savage's New Threat to Rick Santorum from Dan Savage Dan Savage threatens Rick Santorum with redefining the name "Rick" next if he doesn't knock off the anti-gay campaign rhetoric....Read More

Broadway Loves Gay Marriages

Filed by Ed Team | July 26, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

The Great White Way is totally loving marriage equality in New York. On Sunday, the homo Avenue Q puppets tied the knot and proved there was life outside their apartment. Yesterday, the finale of a performance of Hair was...Read More

The First Same-Sex Marriages in NYC

Filed by Ed Team | July 25, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

If you weren't in New York this weekend, this video is a great way to get an on-the-ground report from New York City same-sex weddings. Some great photos, great video, and a talk with Lt. Dan Choi about him...Read More

Marcus Bachmann Clinic Gets Glitterbombed

Filed by Ed Team | July 22, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Continuing the "glitterbombing" fad is this crew of "barbarians," who show up to Bachmann & Associates requesting reparative therapy only to find that Marcus isn't around. Kind of sad, a little anti-climactic, but still some funny stuff (via Queerty)....Read More

FCKH8 Takes on Minnesota

Filed by Ed Team | July 20, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

The FCKH8 crew, who've been intentionally stirring up controversy with their swear-laden videos that feature children saying "fuck you" to marriage equality opponents, have a new video out parodying haters with the "Top 5 Reasons" marriage equality should be...Read More

Dan Savage On the Bachmanns & Santorum

Filed by Bil Browning | July 19, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Dan Savage's appearance on Bill Maher has drawn quite a bit of attention for two reasons. One, his sharp takedown of the Bachmanns and, two, his quip about fucking Santorum....Read More

Kristin Chenowith Understands the Debt Ceiling

Filed by Bil Browning | July 18, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

If Kristin Chenowith can understand the debt ceiling in a matter of seconds, why is it taking Eric Cantor so long? (Hat tip to John for posting this on Google+)...Read More

The Unedited Marcus Bachmann Interview

Filed by Bil Browning | July 16, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

While Marcus Bachmann claimed that the radio interview where he calls gay people "barbarians" was doctored, the unedited and complete tape shows otherwise....Read More

The Lavender Scare

Filed by Bil Browning | July 15, 2011 | 9:15 AM | comments

The new documentary, The Lavender Scare, takes us back to the 1950s and 60s when the US government went on a witch hunt to purge the ranks of civil servants of all "sexual deviants." Over 10,000 gays and lesbians...Read More

Farrad: The Way You Do

Filed by Bil Browning | July 14, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Farrad's latest video is out. This time the lovely singer is working with Michael Goldberg & Matt Campbell to create a cool cartoonish groovy vibe to accompany the sweet pop song. I love the retro signs, personally. Buy the...Read More

Top 5 Reasons to Ban Gay Marriage

Filed by Bil Browning | July 13, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments Top 5 Reasons 2 Ban Gay Marriage (LOL) from on Vimeo. FCKH8's latest video has hit the web - "The Top 5 Reasons 2 Ban Gay Marriage." When I heard there were two twelve year old boys kissing...Read More

Bachmann Ex-Gay Scandal on Nightline

Filed by Bil Browning | July 12, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Truth Wins Out's undercover investigation into the family counseling clinic owned by presidential candidate Michelle Bachmann and her husband, Marcus, has taken the mainstream media by storm. The TWO staffer who exposed the Bachmanns, John Becker, is a friend...Read More

Pawlenty: Being Gay Is a Choice

Filed by Bil Browning | July 11, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Watch as presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty squirms on Meet the Press and tries to avoid the question over whether or not being gay is a choice. He's right though, there is no genetic conclusion yet. It's his stance on...Read More

If You Thought the Mosquitos Were Bad...

Filed by Bil Browning | July 10, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

If you thought the plague of mosquitos caused by something or another gay was bad, wait until you find out that the Joplin tornadoes were caused by abortion. No word yet on who's abortion was responsible or if it...Read More

Darian Aaron on When Love Takes Over

Filed by Bil Browning | July 09, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Watch as Darian Aaron speaks to blogger Andre Allen about his new book, When Love Takes Over: A Celebration of SGL Couples of Color. If you're not reading Darian's Living Out Loud blog, you're missing one of the best...Read More

Jake Gyllenhaal on Man vs Wild

Filed by Bil Browning | July 08, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

What can be better than two studly men out in the wilderness doing guy things? I'd be happy to go all Brokeback Mountain with Bear Grylls, but there's no f--king way I'd go across a canyon on a rope....Read More

The Kitten vs the Leaf Blower

Filed by Bil Browning | July 07, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Watch as this kitten gets rescued from a perilous predicament by a fireman with a leaf blower. I'll just let y'all guess what my original title for this post was. (Hat tip to OMGBlog)...Read More

India's PM: 'Homosexuality Is a Disease'

Filed by Bil Browning | July 06, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

It's not the just Pakistanis making degrading comments about gays and lesbians. At the same time as the protests in Pakistan, India's Prime Minister was busy being gay was an "unnatural" and "fast spreading" disease. At least they can...Read More

Your Favorite Same-Sex Glee Couples Kiss

Filed by Ed Team | July 05, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

On the last leg of their stage show in Dublin, the cast of Glee pulled out all of the stops. Heather Morris and Naya Rivera, who play Brittany and Santana (a bisexual and lesbian girl) share a kiss, as...Read More

Cuba's 'Pride Parade'

Filed by Bil Browning | July 03, 2011 | 9:15 AM | comments

Members of Cuba's LGBT Rights Observatory march down a Havana street for Pride. The group couldn't call the event a "march" because it would require a police permit. The official LGBT organization is run by Fidel Castro's daughter who...Read More

Tim Robbins Reads Duberman's 'Stonewall'

Filed by Ed Team | July 01, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Tim Robbins reads Martin Duberman, "Stonewall" from Voices of a People's History on Vimeo....Read More