Dan Savage and his husband Terry Miller were among a handful of folks who were sent advance JMG t-shirts by Pride Magazine. I'm told the first round of orders has been shipped so we'll be posting your JMG shirt selfies all week. NOTE: Terry has altered his shirt - they all do come with sleeves.
[Content note: transphobia]On Wednesday, under the headline Heads Up, Trans Activists, Dan Savage, a cis gay man, decided to offer some advice to trans activists, writing:Maybe it's time to turn your attentions away from policing the speech of drag queens with reality shows, drag queens with club nights, and retired drag queens with advice columns... Show More Summary
Dan Savage accused of 'hate crime' after confrontation by activist over his discussion of 'tranny' during panel at University of Chicago. Canceled Cat on a Hot Tin Roof cast resurrects performance as NOH8 fundraiser. Did you love the beard Hugh...
It’s a very dangerous endeavor, as my old friend Dan Savage just found out. In talking about the evolution of his sex advice column in an off-the-record seminar at the University of Chicago, Dan referred to many terms he has used in the past, including the word “tranny” which he stopped using in 2010: I […]
TRANNY-HATER DAN SAVAGE: About That Hate Crime I Committed at University of Chicago. Doubleplusungood Savage. Don’t waste your time with logic or explanations — the point is abject, groveling submission to the collective.
Not One More: Anna Minard has written something very powerful in response to the PSU shooting. Here's how you can help fight against gun violence. $15 Now: Here are three things to watch out for. And stop demonizing burger flippers,Show More Summary
Opinionated author and occasional media critic Dan Savage is not the first gay activist to be labeled “transphobic” for his use of the word “tranny,” but he is certainly the first to be labeled such for using the word “tranny” in an actual discussion about the current policing of the word “tranny.” That’s right. Dan […]
I met the painfully young Matthew Vines last week, after a few near-misses over the past couple of years. The Dish has been following his work for a while now. Dan Savage gives you the basic biography: Matthew Vines is a young gay man who grew up in Kansas. His family is Christian and very conservative. […]
We've long been fans of Dan Le Batard's rants, which he chooses to unleash whenever the Miami Heat have finished conquering a rival team or city. This year, Le Batard set his sights on the Pacers and the entire state of Indiana, spending nearly 10 minutes gloating over the Heat winning the Eastern Conference title like only he can. Read more...
Students have launched a petition attacking noted gay activist Dan Savage for simply discussing the controvery.
How do you plan on getting off this weekend? Author Dan Savage has the perfect answer for LGBT Atlanta – a festival of amateur porn that's sure to get you off in a sexy, funny, creative and dirty way.
Paul O'Brien on Savage Wolverine #18. Jason Sacks talks to Jesse Moynihan. Dan Pennacchia talks to Taki Soma and Michael Oeming. Ryan Burton talks to Christopher Sebela and Ibrahim Moustafa. Evan Munday talks to Ben Hatke. Alex Dueben talks to Conor Stechshulte and Paul Gravett. Show More Summary
by Patrick Appel Dan Savage has effusive praise for TNC’s reparations article: Gay marriage went from inconceivable to laughable to an existential threat to obviously just in a few short decades. I expect that reparations for slavery (and Jim Crow and redlining) will do the same—and I epxect that we will one day look back at Ta-Nehisi Coates’ […]
by Chris Bodenner First, a Dan Savage reader underscores a key distinction: Thank you, thank you, thank you from a survivor of three separate T’s, triply diagnosed with PTSD—severe child abuse (sexual, physical, verbal), rape at age 18, and a gunpoint robbery while delivering pizza in college. I had to deal with several legitimate triggers […]
This is for everyone who was bitching about trigger warnings in the comments on my last post. I’ll outsource the rest to Dan Savage, here and here: So what purpose, then, do trigger warnings serve? It seems to me that they exist not to protect the reader, but to draw attention to the writer. You’ve [Read more...]
by Patrick Appel Trigger warnings are in the news again. Dan Savage’s objection to them: Here’s what has always annoyed me about trigger warnings—even when they’re being used for their original purpose, i.e. to warn rape victims about content that discusses rape and not to warn morons about Shylock: Someone who uses a trigger warning before writing about rape or […]