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01/31/2007

Let's just hope he doesn't have to ask a British patient about cigarettes

People magazine is reporting that Isaiah Washington will likely return to the Grey's Anatomy set tomorrow, which will be the first time he's made an appearance since he began his stint in "gay-hab." The wardrobe department is said to be...

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Sticks and stones may break my gay bones, but legislation will protect me

A bill that would protect Iowa gay and lesbian students from bullying has passed the Senate and will now go to the house for approval. And in more encouraging news for the bill, Gov. Chet Culver seems poised to sign...

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State of Sunshine gets ray of gay rights hope

Florida state senator Ted Deutch and representative Kelly Skidmore (pic, from l.) have introduced legislation that would bar discrimination against gays and lesbians in the sectors of employment, housing, and public accommodations. ::sniff, sniff:: Is it just us, or is...

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'Ex-lesbian' finds Showtime-based ones too glam

As many of you ladies likely already know, "The L Word" creator Ilene Chaiken recently spun off the chart that's prominent'y featured on the lesbian drama into an actual online social networking site for gay women. Well, just like fellow...

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LaBarbera: Gays drive on Information Superhighway to get off at Immoralityville

Weighing in on the news that gays and lesbians tend to use the Internet -- and more specifically, social networking sites like Myspace and Friendster -- more frequently than heterosexuals, Peter LaBarbera offensively says: "...it's a big part of their...

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01/30/2007

CWA preps followers for 'Total Recall' of Schwarzenegger

In reaction to comments from friend Tom Arnold indicating that Gov. Schwarzenegger wants gay marriage legalized in California, the Concerned Women For America are today encouraging their followers to step up efforts to pressure the governor to resist such urges....

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Deerfield High follow-up: We said, now she says, so we say

So you might remember last week when we refuted the logic of Laurie Higgins, a staff member at Illinois' Deerfield High School who went on a Christian radio program to denounce the gay-accepting policies of the nation's public schools. Well,...

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'USA Today' looks inside closet; 'USA Tomorrow' will hopefully have no need for such secrecy

USA Today is today running a piece on gay actors, gay characters, actors who play gay characters, and those actors who are gay but don't play that way in public. It's a pretty good read, so we recommend you click...

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Barber on SOTU: Where was the 'gays should stop schtupping' part?

In a piece in which he criticizes the president for addressing in his SOTU speech the problem of HIV/AIDS in Africa yet not addressing the problem here at home, the Concerned Women For America's Matt Barber takes the opportunity to...

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Logo gets sketchier this April

The Logo network has announced a premiere date for its Rosie O'Donell-produced comedy series "The Big Gay Sketch Show," with the first of the six episodes set to bow on Tuesday, April 24 @ 10PM. The hope is of course...

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Bakker 'scandals': From Jessica Hahn to 'Jessica/Jessica are not immoral'

Calling it "The Latest Bakker Scandal," Americans For Truth's Peter LaBarbera today lashes out against Jay Bakker (pic.), prodigal son of Jim & Tammy Faye, for his gay-accepting Christian views. In response to Mr. Bakker's saying... “It sounds so churchy,...

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01/29/2007

'I wish I knew how to sue you'

Janice Scott-Blanton, author of the novel My Husband is on the Down Low and I Know About It, has filed a $250 million copyright infringement suit against the folks responsible for Brokeback Mountain, claiming there are substantial similarities between her...

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Bye, bye, bye for Bass & beau?

According to TMZ, Lance Bass and Reichen Lehmkuhl have split again, with Lance this time going so far as to update his MySpace profile to read "single." And when the MySpace is updated -- that's when you know it's for...

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'New Life' for Haggard whistleblower

Mike Jones, the former male escort who outed Ted Haggard back in November, this weekend payed a visit to New Life Church, Haggard's spiritual home. Geez...and here we thought walking by our past lover's apartment was awkward! But by all...

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'New York': Start spreading the benefits

So why doesn't the progressive, gay-friendly New York magazine offer health benefits to its employees' domestic partners? Click the link below to read Radar's analysis of the oversight. As for Gun & Ammo's DP policies -- your on your own...

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Pope condemning gay couples, take 9,856

Over the weekend, Pope Benedict once again took the opportunity to paint gay couples and the recognition of their relationships as outside of the borderlines of morality, with the pontiff reportedly warning against any sort of legal union "that human...

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'Mele ka-civil union' is the Hawaiian way, to say marry Chris/Chris, 'I do'

Democrats in Hawaii have introduced legislation that would, if passed, allow for gay couples to enter into civil unions. News to which we reply: "Hmm...civil unions? Not marriage? So another "separate but equal" situation?... ... ... Tell you what --...

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01/27/2007

Our short, mostly-confined-to-the-blogosphere nightmare is over

"Donnie Davies" has been finally, correctly exposed: See Joe.my.God for more! **UPDATE, 1/31: This guy is denying he's Davies. At this point, we are officially out of the debate and no longer care. What was once either an enraging or...

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01/26/2007

Perhaps the last thing we will say on 'Donnie Davies'

So we feel a need to clear up some misrepresentations that are now stemming from the whole Donnie Davies/ Colby Starck nonsense. First off: We never identified Colby Starck (the Bobby Conn band member) as "Donnie Davies." We simply presented...

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Perkins lashes out against liberals' militant anti-'f*ggot' agenda

Responding to the news that Isaiah Washington is attending treatment to overcome his gay-slurring ways, the Family Research Council's Tony Perkins (or, more likely, a ghost writer) says on his "Washington Update" site: Widely criticized for using a "gay slur"...

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01/25/2007

Will the real Donnie Davies please stand up?

Is this man Donnie Davies? Developing... **UPDATE: So, two readers tipped us off to the fact that "Bobby Conn" is listed as a "gay band" on Davies' LoveGodsWay website. Sort of an obscure artist to include, right? Well, the above...

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AFA guns for more 'Dirt'ty sponsors

Expanding their antipathy for the FX show "Dirt" for showing, among other things, two men getting intimate, the folks at the American Family Association are now directing followers to contact show sponsors Geico and Combe, Inc., to ask the companies...

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Report: Our opposition's boycotts to worry companies less and less

A new report suggests that the buying power of gay and lesbian consumers reached $660 billion in 2006, and will exceed $835 billion by 2011. Here's hoping the Kennedy/Feingold "Give The Gays An AssLoad Of Cash To Make Up For...

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Davies: The plot thickens

So as the "Is it wretched? / is it brilliant satire?" debate rages through these here Internets, Donnie Davies has upped the ante by posting yet another video: So is this guy for real? Well, that seems increasingly unlikely. However,...

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01/24/2007

Video: A Wolf earns Veep's loathing

In regards to the contents of his lesbian daughter's womb, VP Cheney had this to say (or not say) to Wolf Blitzer: AWK-ward! Oh, and that silence and stare from Cheney? Yea, it's been known to be followed by a...

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Where'd he go, the Betty Degeneres Center?

Isaiah Washington has reportedly entered a treatment facility to deal with the issues that led him to use anti-gay remarks. And also because in the 21st century, entering some sort of facility and then chatting about it with Oprah is...

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SAG looks to reduce usage of 'F*G'

The Screen Actors Guild will reportedly hold the first meeting of its Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Actors Caucus on Feb. 20, with a focus on "ways to end discrimination against gay actors in the workplace." B.Y.O.-pin cushion effigy of...

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Bachmann destroys sanctity of casual greetings

So did ya catch extremely anti-gay congresswoman Michelle Bachmann pawing the President last night, as if he was a magic lamp and she in search of a gay marriage-banning genie? Well, if you missed it, Minneapolis' KSTP News has the...

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The mystery of the viral Donnie Davies

So many questions about the whole Donnie Davies thing are working their way through the blogosphere! For example, is he for real or his entire anti-gay enterprise an elaborate hoax? Does he really hate gays, or is he just a...

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Hoping to grab moviegoers two by two, 'Noah' heads to big screen

The folks at the Logo network have announced that they are bringing "Noah's Arc" to the big screen, in what will be their first theatrical film production. In a related story, several unaware-of-Logo Evangelical mothers are likely to unwittingly bring...

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Perkins SOTU post mortem: Where's the divisiveness?

The Family Research Council's Tony Perkins is applauding some of the president's State of the Union Address. However, the anti-gay leader is criticizing Bush's failure to address such "family" issues as a ban on abortion, stem cell research, and gay...

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God hates triple axels

From our ol' ice dance partners at the Westboro Baptist Church: ::sigh:: So icy, their hearts. However, we do hear Westboro has a time frame for stopping their protests of any and everything that they find too gay. Rumor has...

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01/23/2007

AFA finds Ford too 'Dirt'y

In their never-ending quest to attack the Ford Motor Company for so much as farting in a gay-friendly manner, the folks at the American Family Association are now condemning the automaker for advertising during a recent episode of the FX...

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'BP News': Wal-Mart attacking sanctity of their own search engine

From Baptist news source BP News, this little bit of brilliance: WACO, Texas (BP)--If an Internet user types the word “gay” into the search engine for Wal-Mart’s online bookstore, more than 1,000 titles turn up -- including titles from “Gay...

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'It's Not A Choice: The Movie'

Found over on Queerty, here is a charming, silly video from gay director Jason Bolicki (**Note: poss. NSFW, if "fist in their ass" is unsuitable language in your office): #21: Gay men enjoy watching campy home movies from the 1980's...

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Seattle Grace soon to be Preston Burke-less?

E! Online's Kristinn Veitch is reporting that "ABC and Disney executives are currently considering the option of firing Isaiah Washington from Grey's Anatomy, effective immediately, without having him appear in any kind of farewell episode." This despite the news that...

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Deerfield High students, you might wanna look elsewhere for a G-SA sponsor

Laurie Higgins, a staff member who works in the English Dept. at Illinois' Deerfield High School, recently appeared on the "Primetime America" Christian radio show, where she denounced the way gay acceptance is encouraged in the nation's schools. An example...

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01/22/2007

Video: Finally, Westboro Baptist gets a theme song

There is some debate about whether this is a horrible joke, or just a horrible vocal expression of horrible sentiment. Either way -- it's pretty horrible: If it's a joke, then this man, Donnie Davies, has created an impressively elaborate...

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VA lawmakers revive, continue to misrepresent clubbed measure

A controversial Virginia bill that is clearly meant to target gay-straight alliances no matter how much its backers deny that fact, is now back in legislative play. The school-centric measure today passed the House Education Committee, but only after it...

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The end of an 'error'

Sen. Wayne Allard and Rep. Marilyn Musgrave, the Colorado duo who have served as the chief sponsors of a federal ban on gay marriage, will reportedly NOT introduce such legislation during this new, Dem-controlled Congressional session. Most excited about the...

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LaBarbera condemns gays for refusing to be condemned

So late on Friday, Peter LaBarbera (pic.) posted a very long-winded response to the gay activists who are challenging the "It's Not Gay" video because, among other things, it prominently features an "ex-gay" man who was later found to still...

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Doghouse not good for career, Washington seeks way out

In light of last week's DRA-MA, "Grey's Anatomy" star Isaiah Washington has reportedly fired his publicist and hired a team of crisis-management experts to help him get out of the hole he has dug for himself. The new team reportedly...

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Video: Just GLAAD to be nominated, '07

Last night at Sundance, the nominations for the 18th Annual GLAAD Media Awards were announced. Among the major nominees: Or as our opposition calls the above clip reel: "What's Wrong With America: The Movie." For a complete list of nominees...

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Ruling: City of brotherly love right to nab foes of gay love

A federal judge has ruled that Philadelphia police officers did not act inappropriately or violate civil rights when they arrested a group of anti-gay demonstrators at a 2004 gay pride celebration (see link for back story). In a related story,...

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01/19/2007

'Waiting On Preston Burke's World To Change'

In a bizarre twist on an already bizarre story, singer/ songwriter John Mayer has weighed in on the Isaiah Washington/T.R. Knight incident on his personal blog, suggesting that "Grey's Anatomy" producers should make Washington's character gay as a means of...

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'Concerned Women' not concerned enough with hate crime facts

Commenting on H.R. 254, proposed federal legislation designed to prevent hate crimes, the Concerned Women For America's Matt Barber says today: "This bill sets the table, and places us on a slippery slope toward religious persecution. If it becomes law,...

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Video (and contest): 'Pride -- Early 70's Style'

From YouTube user gayculturecentre comes this video of a 1970 gay pride parade: Since the person who posted the clip doesn't know where this took place, we will give the first person who can correctly identify the city (with some...

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Apparently this Washington 'could not tell a lie' either

As you've probably heard by now, "Grey's Anantomy" star Isaiah Washington has responded to this week's mountain of controversy by both admitting to and issuing an apology for his anti-gay statements. Meanwhile, over in the doghouse, Michael Richards and Mel...

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'Concerned Women' apparently not concerned enough to identify selves

So an anonymous person just left this comment on one of our posts from yesterday, wherein we had posted portions of a pro-"ex-gay" video: And when the comment was made to the site, we got this email (as we do...

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01/18/2007

What, we're now destroying the sanctity of White-Out!?

This audio chat between the Concerned Women For America's Mike Mears and Martha Kleder might be the most bizarre discussion we've ever heard from two gay rights opponents: KLEDER: Mike, there is trouble afoot in Virginia. MEARS: Oh, most definitely....

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