You Gotta See This: November 2011

Wait. What? Oh, Rick Perry!

Filed by Bil Browning | November 30, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

Good Lord this guy is an idiot. You only have to be 18 to vote - not 21. Election Day is November 6th - not the 12th. Oh, Rick Perry. You're a hoot! That's what you are. A hoot....Read More

Straight Girls Guide to a Lesbian Bar

Filed by Ed Team | November 29, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

While the official title for this video is "Straight Girls Guide to Gay Bars," the trio of middle aged women actually go to a lesbian bar. Still, no matter. With questions like "I got a little chaffing from the...Read More

Back & Forth with Brownback

Filed by Bil Browning | November 28, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

When Fairway, Kansas high school senior Emma Sullivan took a school trip to the state capital, she sent a critical tweet of Governor Brownback - including the hash tag #heblowsalot. The Governor's staff contacted the school to complain about...Read More

The Barbarian Horde

Filed by Bil Browning | November 27, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

Is the national madness for spending a shitload of money on crap to buy your friends and family's love over yet? These shoppers at an Urban Outfitters this weekend storm the doors. Imagine if each one of them had...Read More

Snow White & the Huntsman

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

This new Snow White and the Huntsman movie doesn't look half bad. Well, Charlize Theron looks good; you don't really see too much of Kristen Stewart. It comes out next summer....Read More

Spanish Straight Men Make Out for Marriage

Filed by Bil Browning | November 25, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

After Spain's elections put a new conservative government in power, marriage equality in the country is at risk. Two straight men protest the possibility by crashing an Al Jazeera TV news report by making out. Quite well....Read More

Romney Is for Gay Rights*

Filed by Bil Browning | November 23, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

Mitt Romney is for gay rights.* *Except marriage equality. At least not during the primaries....Read More

Senator Apologizes to El Salvador Over 'Pro-Gay Agenda'

Filed by Bil Browning | November 22, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

Senator Jim DeMint, in a speech opposing interim Ambassador to El Salvador Mari Carmen Aponte, references an OpEd Aponte published in El Salvador applauding the country's record on LGBT right. The senator apologizes on behalf of the United States...Read More

John Leguizamo Supports Marriage

Filed by Ed Team | November 21, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

Actor John Leguizamo is featured in the latest HRC "Americans for Marriage" videos....Read More

You Can Go

Filed by Ed Team | November 20, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

Watch as cops at Occupy UC Davis spray peaceful protestors sitting in a circle on the ground and hauling away a few before the gathering crowd of students surrounds the police with chants of "Shame on you!" As the...Read More

I Thought the Gingrich Group Was His Wives

Filed by Bil Browning | November 19, 2011 | 9:29 AM | comments

Congressman Barney Frank is known for his quick wit, but this one actually made me chuckle. Speaking about Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign, Barney actually says, "I thought the Gingrich group was his wives." (Hat tip to Viktor)...Read More

Marilyn Manson & Britney Spears Cover Eurythmics

Filed by Bil Browning | November 18, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

I really dislike Marilyn Manson's music, but this "Sweet Dreams" collaboration between the singer and Britney Spears isn't too bad. I hear it was used as a video during Britney's tour a few years ago to allow the performer...Read More

Perry Talks Tough

Filed by Ed Team | November 17, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

Check out Rick Perry's new campaign ad. He's trying to pick a fight with Congress since they've got an approval rating even lower than he does....Read More

Your Fly's Open, Faggot

Filed by Bil Browning | November 16, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

Watch as a security guard employed by Brookfield Properties (the owner of Zuccotti Park in NYC) calls military veteran Joey Boots a "faggot" when Boots tries to find out more information about who they work for. The man's supervisor...Read More

Herman Cain's Rick Perry Moment

Filed by Bil Browning | November 15, 2011 | 10:17 AM | comments

Oh sweet Jeebus. Is this really the best that the GOP has to offer this year? Watch as Herman Cain struggles with a question from the Milwaukee Sentinel-Journal on whether or not he agrees with Obama's stance on Libya....Read More

Meth Makes You a Gay Hooker

Filed by Ed Team | November 14, 2011 | 9:05 AM | comments

Don't use meth, kids. It'll turn you into a gay hooker giving head in a seedy hotel bathroom to a middle aged bald man. Or something. Why do these PSAs always revolve around fear tactics? It's been proven already...Read More

Wait. Say What?!

Filed by Ed Team | November 13, 2011 | 10:55 AM | comments

Oh, Kirk Cameron. Can we go back in time to when you were a cute child star and not an idiotic right wing Christian? No. Shame. Damn shame....Read More

The Story of Broke

Filed by Bil Browning | November 12, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

Newsflash: The United States isn't broke. It's just spending our money in stupid places. (Hat tip to Project John)...Read More

San Francisco Gay Pride Parades 1970-1980

Filed by Ed Team | November 11, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

Mesmerizing footage from Charles Roseberry of San Francisco's gay pride parades between 1970 and 1980. Roseberry, an early gay rights filmmaker, shot in 8mm and Super 8 mm film. The opening sequence of Milk was video he shot. Now...Read More

Rick Perry Tries to Count to Three

Filed by Bil Browning | November 10, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

Watch as Rick Perry's alligator mouth gets his canary ass in trouble... He says he'll eliminate three federal departments, but then can only name two. I'd say this is "campaign ending," but w-t-f - Herman Cain's campaign is still...Read More

Gay Congressmembers: It Gets Better

Filed by Ed Team | November 09, 2011 | 8:40 AM | comments

Congress' openly gay members created an It Gets Better video that was released yesterday. Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Congressmen Barney Frank (D-MA), Jared Polis (D-CO), and David Cicilline (D-RI) talk about their own coming out stories....Read More

Deconstructing the Family Research Council

Filed by Ed Team | November 08, 2011 | 10:23 AM | comments

Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Lawrence O'Donnell ripped the Family Research Council a new asshole on last night's show. Watch and cheer....Read More

All Our Progress Could Be Erased

Filed by Ed Team | November 07, 2011 | 9:19 AM | comments

This latest ad from Obama 2012 reminds voters that all of our progress after Obama's election could be erased if we don't get our asses in gear now to support his re-election....Read More

Trailer: Breaking the Silence

Filed by Ed Team | November 06, 2011 | 9:41 AM | comments

Breaking the Silence is a feature-length documentary exploring the issues of LGBT discrimination in schools. Director Shea Alexander Dietz leads us through the film chronicling his journey of coming out in high school and turning into an award winning...Read More

Religious Test: Vote for Christians!

Filed by Ed Team | November 05, 2011 | 11:04 AM | comments

Champion the Vote thinks that Christians are the only ones morally acceptable to be voted into office in a secular nation. (Hat tip to JMG - especially for the splendid title of "God Sent Jeebus To Die On The...Read More

The Conservative Ex-Lesbian Pot Smoker

Filed by Ed Team | November 04, 2011 | 9:03 AM | comments

Oy vey. Linda Wall, a conservative Republican running for Virginia's House of Delegates, has admitted to seducing a middle school student while she taught physical education at a local school. Wall says she's now an ex-lesbian and blames the...Read More

FL: Lesbians Denied Drivers Licenses

Filed by Ed Team | November 03, 2011 | 3:32 PM | comments

A married lesbian couple has been denied new drivers licenses with their new hyphenated last names. The state says the two have to provide more documentation than normal. (Hat tip to Jezebel)...Read More

Julian Bond for Marriage Equality

Filed by Ed Team | November 02, 2011 | 8:55 AM | comments

Former NAACP Chairman (and the first president of the Southern Poverty Law Center) Julian Bond has taken a turn at making one of HRC's marriage equality videos....Read More

36 Hours in Three-Quarter Time

Filed by Bil Browning | November 01, 2011 | 9:08 AM | comments

Istanbul: Thirty-six hours in three-quarter timefrom Dan Zak on Vimeo. My friend Dan Zak, a reporter for the Washington Post, has been assigned to Iraq for the next month. On his way there, he had a layover in Istanbul and...Read More