Homophobia is alive and well even in relatively liberal countries, as a young gay man discovered last week in Wales when an attacker threw an antigay slur and gasoline at the man, blinding him in one eye. read more
Via NBC Philadelphia: A violent attack on two gay men in Center City Thursday night left one of those men in the hospital with multiple fractures, according to sources. Sources tell NBC10 the 27-year-old and 28-year-old victims were walking from a restaurant in the area of 16th and Chancellor around 10:45 p.m. Show More Summary
Brian Tashman writes at Right Wing Watch: Linda Harvey of Mission America spoke to BarbWire columnist Gina Miller on her radio show this weekend, where the two reprised their attacks on LGBT rights as a demonic, destructive force. Reflecting...Show More Summary
SCRUFF CEO Eric Silverberg took to The Huffington Post to give the internet a brief, but insightful, lesson in “trilateration,” the process through which a person’s specific location can be pinpointed with a few bits of information and a little...
Never mind the totalitarian regime, they have beaches! read more
With just two weeks before the Supreme Court is set to decide which marriage cases to take, lower courts could still disrupt the schedule with last-minute rulings. read more
Meet Mark, the Stoli Guy Philadelphia winner who worked up a sweat while tearing up the dancefloor at iCandy for the GayCities-produced star search. Guest co-host Carol Ann Carol Ann presided over the high-energy event while judges Mimi Imfurst from RuPaul’s Drag Race, Steve McCann from Philly Gay Calendar and Josh Middleton from Philadelphia magazine celebrated […]
In most of the obituaries for Joan Rivers, her time as the host of the nascent Fox network’s The Late Show Starring Joan Rivers was mentioned only in passing, as a footnote. In reality it was a major game-changer—for Rivers, for the future of television, and for those who worked with her. Show More Summary
The model opens up about working with David Bowie, modeling, and Tim Gunn read more
Too Bright drops next week read more
A Kazakhstan politician has said that gay people can be easily identified by blood testing for “degeneracy" and by their "colored pants"
For Target's new Made to Matter campaign, touted as the company's way of hand-picking "exclusive innovations from brands that truly care about how things are made," a series of shots depict diverse babies, children, and families playing around and having...
Via the Washington Post: This is how you know you have reached true capital-”D” Diva Status: the “Tonight Show” clears its entire slate of guests just for you. Barbra Streisand will be Jimmy Fallon’s only guest on Sept. 15, when she appears to promote her new album, “Partners,” which comes out Sept. Show More Summary
Homocon horcrux Robert Oscar Lopez has filed an an amicus brief with the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in support of Texas' ban on same-sex marriage. At least, he tried to - but if you'll embiggen the above you'll see that the docket notice not only refers to Lopez as "Ms." but points out that he screwed up the filing.
BY GARTH GREENWELL Saeed Jones begins this electrifying book—one of the most exciting debut collections I’ve read in years—with a quotation from Kafka’s notebooks: “The man in ecstasy and the man drowning—both throw up their arms.” It’s a powerful opening...
A man in Cameroon has been convicted of homosexuality after drinking Bailey’s Irish Cream. He’ll now spend the next half a decade in jail for consuming what a judge called a “woman’s beverage.” Michel Togue, the man’s attorney, says this sort of thing happens all the in the west African nation, where having gay sex can land a person up to five years behind […]
No gay rumor is perhaps more widely accepted than John Travolta and the infamous masseuses. It seems everyone has an opinion on the actor’s proclivities no matter how many steps removed by pop culture they may be. Hell, we even ran a piece called Yo, John Travolta, it’s time to come out and here are six […]
Via press release: The euphoric joy of disco has been one consistent thread, which has run through the diverse, illustrious thirty-year career of pop legend Jimmy Somerville. Famous for re-making disco classics as his own, “Travesty”, Jimmy’s first original disco-styled single will make its debut on JoeMyGod on Sept. Show More Summary
Minnesota Vikings special teams coach Mike Priefer is being reinstated today after sitting out two games of his three game suspension. Priefer’s suspension came earlier this year following accusations from former Vikings kicker Chris Kluwe claiming that Priefer was active...