An unfair, predictable fight. shutterstock.com DAN SAVAGE: So, Rich, you’re new here, I don't think we've actually met, and you’re writing about the 2016 presidential election. Eight years ago, when Obama was running against Hillary, Slog was a war zone—Hillary supporters duking it out with Obama supporters. Show More Summary
David Sedaris. I wanted to like Do I Sound Gay? because Dan Savage and David Sedaris are (briefly) in it and because it's an interesting premise. Why do some gay guys sound so gay when they talk? Is it a biological issue? A class issue? A "raised by women" issue? A self-control issue? Self-hatred? Subtle advertising? At one point, Sedaris admits...
"'For many gay men, that’s the last vestige, that’s the last chunk of internalized homophobia, is this hatred of how they sound,' Dan Savage tells [David Thorpe, whose new documentary is 'Do I Sound Gay?']."The obstacles, once you think...Show More Summary
I've got to admit I thought it was parody when I first saw it too, of Dan Savage's 'It Gets Better' LBGT campaign. Since it came out on youtube it has now spawned several parodies of itself, including this alternate version, though the...Show More Summary
I’m no Dan Savage, but I am a toxicologist. And if Dan and I switched jobs for a day, I would give amorous men one piece of advice: Please don’t eat toad toxins to get an erection. Toad poisonings are rare but life-threatening. Men and...Show More Summary
Last year, The Washington Post gave a gay activist named Steven Petrow a regular column called “Civilities.” This quickly became a farce, since Petrow was a fan of outing...and Dan Savage. The original conceit was that this gay Mr. Manners...Show More Summary
When the Supreme Court ruled in favor of gay marriage Friday in Obergefell v. Hodges, celebrities wasted no time in celebrating. From Dan Savage and Lady Gaga to Ellen DeGeneres and Lena Dunham, here are the top ten big names celebrating the “victory” on Twitter.
Geraldo told Savage, "Fuck you, you jerk off" for daring to say Fox would cover Bristol Palin's pregnancy differently if she were Bristol Obama.
Geraldo Rivera issued a tart retort Thursday night to Dan Savage – who claimed Fox News would trash Bristol Palin for becoming pregnant a second time out of wedlock if she were not a conservative. “If Bristol Palin’s last name was ‘Obama,’ the whole Hee Haw gang at Fox News would spend half of...
On Thursday evening we reported that in response to paid abstinence spokeswoman Bristol Palin's second out-of-wedlock pregnancy, columnist Dan Savage suggested the response from Fox News would be different if Palin were the daughter of President Barack Obama. Let's just say Fox's Geraldo Rivera was unhappy with this assertion.
Bristol Palin revealed today she's pregnant with her second child, but columnist Dan Savage whiffed just a bit of hypocrisy in the air.
Columnist Dan Savage pointed out on Thursday that Bristol Palin’s announcement regarding her second pregnancy will likely be treated more favorably by conservatives, compared to their usual rhetoric regarding single mothers. “If Bristol Palin’s last name was ‘Obama,’...
Nearly every episode of You Must Remember This, Karina Longworth's film history podcast, is the best episode. There's no denying yesterday was a watershed for podcasting (and no, not just because Dan tidied up the Savage Love Live studio). Show More Summary
Tonight at an anti-gay conference hosted at anti-gay pastor Jim Garlow's church, National Organization For Marriage president Brian Brown told the audience that Dan Savage and his husband are "intentionally depriving" their adopted son of his mother and father. He...
It was one of those moments where every ounce of my being longed to capture what was unfolding before my eyes. I knew I might forever regret letting it pass without taking a picture. But I knew that a picture might scare away the magic. People...Show More Summary
“How and when did I learn to sound gay?” filmmaker David Thorpe asks in the new trailer for his documentary Do I Sound Gay? It’s a question we have all asked each other at some point. (Who hasn’t hear the quip, “When she opens her mouth, a purse falls out!”) Related: Filmmaker Hopes To Discover What Makes Us […]
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith may be the most high-profile monogamish couple in the country — that we know of — aside from the man who coined the term in the first place, Dan Savage, and his husband Terry Miller. That is to say: they are married, in a partnership of equals, that isn’t entirely […]
"This could really queer this really wonderful friendship."
David Sedaris, Dan Savage, Tim Gunn, Margaret Cho, and others discuss the topic in a new documentary.
MIRACLE!, a play by Dan Savage You think you’re liberal and open-minded, and then you start editing and fact-checking Dan Savage’s columns. We often joke on the A.V. Club copy desk that our browser search histories need to be bleached...Show More Summary