by Phoebe Maltz Bovy If Dan Savage gets to repeat his claim that women fantasize about rose petals, I’ll allow myself to reiterate my bafflement. From that recent interview: PLAYBOY: What if someone asks what their partner wants and doesn’t like the answer? SAVAGE: It happens all the time. Young women write me that they […]
In an interview with Playboy, Dan Savage has attacked “tormented closet case” Marcus Bachmann for promoting “ex-gay” therapy
"Look at Marcus Bachmann, Michele Bachmann’s husband. Anybody who has gaydar—anybody who has eyes—looks at him and sees a tormented closet case who has externalized his internal conflict and is abusing other people, doing his reparative-therapy bullshit. Show More Summary
Kelly O In a good way. Well, most of them. Including Kelly O's Uncle Ken, above. As Dan Savage wrote in 2005: "Today's male siblings—brothers, they're called—are tomorrow's uncles. But Americans are having ever-smaller families. Most couples aspire to have one child, maybe two. Show More Summary
Journalist and filmmaker David Thorpe and gay activist Dan Savage talk about Thorpe's personal yet universally relevant first film. There are many ways that we can express our identities. We can alter the way we look, the things we're interested in, the way we dress. Show More Summary
As Dan Savage tells us all the time, people can’t control their fetishes. At some point, often in early adolescence, some switch got flipped in their reptile brains, and once that switch is flipped, there is no unflipping it. And many...Show More Summary
Out Magazine has unveiled this year's Out 100 list. The 2014 ranking features Buzzfeed's Chris Geidner (seated above) and New York Times writer Josh Barro (third from left.) Others on the list are Dan Savage, Larry Kramer, Andy Bell, Armistead Maupin, Jason Collins, Richard Chamberlain, Carmen Carrera, and the cast of Looking, See the full list.
Dan Savage isn’t know for being gentle about his disdain for the religious right, and the Duggar family behind TLC’s hit 19 Kids and Counting isn’t any exception. Dan recently began an obscenely named Twitter hashtag encouraging the the Duggar girls to #fkfirst instead of waiting for marriage. Show More Summary
Dan Savage has a really good piece—and I’m not just saying this because he quotes me—at The Stranger regarding the Duggar family and the bizarre media handling of them that treats them like a bunch of quirky folks instead fundamentalist theocrats who sincerely want to force the...
A glimpse last night at the Dish’s office – i.e. wherever our laptops happen to be: Watching @sullydish and @chrisbodenner make The Dish magic happen… pic.twitter.com/DFNIwvPdZv — Dan Savage (@fakedansavage) November 5, 2014 And just when I get the socks right: @fakedansavage @sullydish @chrisbodenner WHAT is going on with Andrew’s shirt? — adambeaugh (@adambeaugh) November […]
HUMP!, the amateur porn festival hosted by The Stranger and Dan Savage, is revving up in Seattle this week. Amateur porn may not be known for great filmmaking, but it's inspired a pretty great film in Humpday, which you should definitely watch this Wednesday. Read more...
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Here's the ten word Tweet that pissed off a bunch of rightwingers earlier this year... I'm guessing #FuckFirst isn't one of the rules. pic.twitter.com/afTwdlAghJ — Dan Savage (@fakedansavage) April 17, 2014 ...and now here's the 2500 word feature that's gonna piss 'em off even more. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
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As a member of the Dan Savage generation, I never ruled anything out. But we'd never gone out in public, until now
The criminal minds star says credits Dan Savage to better understanding her fluid sexuality. Contributor: Eliel Cruz read more
Ann Coulter and Dan Savage in an Elevator on its Way to Hell. (a play in one act) from Morgan Jon Fox on Vimeo. Actually... just one comment: I don't wear collared shirts on CNN. Or anywhere else. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Days after reading a rare "Thank You Note" in the "SL Letter of the Day" I was having a sexual encounter and I thought, "I have Dan Savage to thank for this!" So here is my thank you note! My fiancé and I have been together four years. Show More Summary
The author, journalist, activist, and TV personality remains a critical voice that inspires others to question both conservatives and the LGBT establishment read more
Ebola Is a Political Issue: Jonathan Golob explains why Ebola thrives on poverty and disparity, and tells you whether you should panic about it or not. The Great Republican Stock Photo Scandal of 2014: Dan Savage questions what a Republican really is. Show More Summary