December 20, 2009

The Last Minute Gay Geeks Gift Guide

Filed by Nathan Strang | December 20, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

Geeks will wait till the week before Christmas, then go online and order everything with next or two day shipping (Many online stores offer free last minute express shipping to help squeeze out the last bits of holiday money, take...Read More

Disturbing: Pelosi & Reid burnt in effigy by schoolchildren

Filed by Bil Browning | December 20, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

This video is so damned disturbing that I couldn't watch it all the way through. Randall Terry of Operation Rescue infamy, has started a new television show called "Insurrecta Nex." They recently had a health care reform video contest called...Read More

Goodbye to Oughts That

Filed by Kate Clinton | December 20, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

The beginning years of this decade were like being in an eight-year abusive relationship. George Bush was on crack. It was Iraq. He and his thug pals terrorized the neighborhood, especially the gay kids. He ran up the credit card...Read More

Videogame Censorship, LGBT, and Birdo (Part II)

Filed by Austen Crowder | December 20, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

This is part two of my three-part series on videogame censorship. Part one dealt with the videogame crash, Nintendo of America's early "Seal of Quality" validation process, and the birth of Birdo as a Mario character. Part two deals with...Read More

Situational Membership and Stigma

Filed by Antonia D'orsay | December 20, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

This is a continuation of the following pieces: What is Trans* What is Sex Expression, Role, and Identity: Gender I took a break to give everyone time to digest those pieces and to be ready for the ones coming up....Read More

The Right's Bogus War on Christmas

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | December 20, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

What's in a greeting? With Ramadan, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice and Christmas all going on this time of year, one would think that an all-inclusive seasonal greeting emblematic of our nation's religious diversity would be embraced by us all with...Read More

Super-Heroic Holidays Past

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | December 20, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Original Wonder Woman greeting card from 1942. Original 1945 Superman Christmas art by Win Mortimer after the jump....Read More


Musto goes gaga over Gaga

Filed by Ed Team | December 20, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Despite all her fancy artifice, there's something vulnerable and sincere about the Lady that makes her very appealing. A dazzling amalgam of glam rock icons and '90s club kids, with a hint of Madonna, she's the Frankenstein monster of dance...Read More

Jesus shoots Santa

Filed by Joe Mirabella | December 20, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

...and the neighbors hate it. What do you think? Is this art, fundamental insanity, or just hilarious? Because seriously, nothing says Christmas like Jesus holding a gun. Now does it?...Read More