You Gotta See This: February 2013

The Taiwanese Take on the Papal Resignation

Filed by Bil Browning | February 28, 2013 | 2:00 PM | comments

What major world event isn't complete now without an animated humorous Taiwanese take on the news? Here they are on the papal resignation....Read More

Westboro's Day Got Even Worse

Filed by Bil Browning | February 27, 2013 | 12:15 PM | comments

Karen Ocamb reported on the massive turnout of high school students in Santa Monica to counterprotest the Westboro Baptist Church's despicable message. But after the group left for Malibu, things got even worse after this "reporter" egged them on....Read More

Frat Brothers Raise Money for Trans Pledge's Surgery

Filed by Bil Browning | February 26, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

Now this is awesome. Members of Emerson College's Phi Alpha Tau have been raising cash for a FTM trans pledge's top surgery after his insurance plan refused to pay for it. The brothers have raised almost twice the needed...Read More

Paperman: Best Animated Short Film

Filed by Bil Browning | February 25, 2013 | 11:10 AM | comments

I'm a huge fan of animation, so I had to go look up "Paperman" - last night's Oscar winning Best Animated Short Film. It's absolutely adorable. And the producer got kicked out of the ceremony for throwing a couple...Read More

Straight Guys React to Gay Porn

Filed by Bil Browning | February 22, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

Davy Wavy is back with a little experiment on how straight guys react when shown gay porn for the first time. I'm a little dubious that it's the first time they've seen it. They have the internet....Read More

Kindle's New Gay Inclusive Ad

Filed by Bil Browning | February 21, 2013 | 12:15 PM | comments

I own an iPad already - and the app I use the most is probably Kindle. I've really become an e-book convert. I keep considering picking up a Kindle separately for when I don't want to take my more...Read More

It's Debra Messing, You Gays!

Filed by Ed Team | February 20, 2013 | 8:00 AM | comments

Billy Eichner continues running around New York with celebrities to surprise people on the street. This time, it's Debra Messing....Read More

Hate Trumps Community and Learning

Filed by Ed Team | February 18, 2013 | 8:00 AM | comments

Because hate for LGBT people trumps community and learning for every kid in the county. Sign Bayli's petition here....Read More

Always Helping Others

Filed by Bil Browning | February 17, 2013 | 2:00 PM | comments

Indianapolis EMT and openly gay man, Timothy McCormick, was killed yesterday after a pickup truck slammed into his ambulance as he was on his way for an emergency call. McCormick's EMT partner was also killed. Fourteen months before, McCormick...Read More

When Was the Last Time a Banker Went on Trial?

Filed by Bil Browning | February 15, 2013 | 11:25 AM | comments

Elizabeth Warren's first hearing as a member of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee was yesterday and she ripped regulators apart with one question: "When was the last time you took a Wall Street bank to trial?"...Read More

He Could Be My Valentine!

Filed by Bil Browning | February 14, 2013 | 12:18 PM | comments

I'd never heard of Sebastian Castro until I saw this video on JMG today, but he could be my Valentine today. The song isn't really all that, but Latino twinks have a special place in my heart....Read More

A Facepalm for Rubio

Filed by Bil Browning | February 13, 2013 | 11:00 AM | comments

Senator Marco Rubio was picked by the Republicans to give their response to President Obama's State of the Union address, because, hey, they gots diversity! See?!? But in the middle of his speech, the Senator got thirsty - and...Read More

Hamblen County, TN Says No Marriage for Matt & Raymie

Filed by Bil Browning | February 12, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

Campaign for Southern Equality activists Matt and Raymie applied for a marriage license in Hamblen County, Tennessee as part of the WE DO Campaign. Obviously, the duo was rejected, but the video is worth watching thanks to the emotional...Read More

Light the Way to Justice

Filed by Bil Browning | February 11, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

Just in from Projector Sean Chapin: "LGBT organizations as well as Cleve Jones and David Mixner, are calling for LGBT Americans and allies to organize and attend rallies in cities and towns across the country when the Supreme Court...Read More

How Much Do Gay Men Know About Lady Parts?

Filed by Bil Browning | February 09, 2013 | 1:30 PM | comments

How much does your average gay-on-the-street know about female anatomy?...Read More

Boy Scouts: Short Shorts & Neckerchiefs

Filed by Bil Browning | February 08, 2013 | 11:58 AM | comments

Ellen Degeneres tackled the Boy Scouts' decision to postpone their decision on allowing gay members. As she points out, they're pretty darn gay already....Read More

Al Jazeera: LGBT Rights in Asia

Filed by Bil Browning | February 07, 2013 | 5:55 PM | comments

Need a quick catch up on the history and current state of LGBT rights in Asia? Al Jazeera is here to help. (Hat tip to Joe)...Read More

How to Wake a Sleeping Baby

Filed by Bil Browning | February 06, 2013 | 12:10 PM | comments

You never want to wake up a sleeping baby, right? Unless you use her favorite song to chase away the sandman. Baby dance party! So adorable......Read More

The Budweiser Ad: Mixed Messaging

Filed by Bil Browning | February 04, 2013 | 12:07 PM | comments

Apparently this Budweiser commercial was picked as the favorite from last night's Super Bowl. Right after it aired, I turned to Jerame and said, "So Budweiser mistreats their horses so badly they want to run away and go back...Read More

Obama: Gays Should Be Allowed in Boy Scouts

Filed by Bil Browning | February 03, 2013 | 5:38 PM | comments

During an interview aired shortly before the Super Bowl starts, CBS News' Scott Pelley asked President Obama whether or not he believes the Boy Scouts of America should allow gay troop members. Obama's answer is an emphatic "yes."...Read More

The Best Of List: Outed Anti-Gay Preachers & Politicians

Filed by Bil Browning | February 01, 2013 | 12:15 PM | comments

This compilation of anti-gay politicians and preachers who've been recently outed as hypocrites for having gay sex is making the rounds today. I'll admit, while my feeling of schadenfreude is off the charts, it also makes me feel overwhelmingly...Read More