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Mind Of Man: Why Men Use The “G” Word

I recently made a gay joke, and I should know better. Actually, I made two, and one of the jokes backfired. For guys, the term “gay” is an adjective that…

John DeVore | June 23, 2010 - 2:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Tennessee Church Kicks Lesbian Softball Coach Out Of The League

Hmm, what do you think God would say about this? A lesbian softball coach says her team was kicked out of a church league because of her sexuality. Jana Jacobson…

Jessica Wakeman | June 18, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Sean Hayes Gives Kristin Chenoweth The Best Hetero Kiss Of Her Life

When I heard actor Sean Hayes was going to host last night’s Tony Awards, I wondered whether he would address that homophobic Newsweek article, which claimed that gay actors…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 14, 2010 - 11:50 am

Frisky Rant: Newsweek’s Article About Gay Actors Is Way Off Base

A recent Newsweek article called “Straight Jacket,” about how gay actors can’t pull off straight roles, is causing mega-nega-buzz on the interwebs. Kristin Chenowith was the first to blast the…

Ami Angelowicz | May 12, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Oh, Canada: Vancouver School Asks Lesbian Teacher To Stop Coming In

A lesbian teacher at a Catholic high school in Vancouver was told not to come to work because the school claims parents were concerned about her influence on students, a…

Jessica Wakeman | April 30, 2010 - 6:10 pm

Homophobic Church To Picket Lesbian Student’s Graduation

Westboro Baptist Church, the Kansas-based church famous for their “God Hates Fags” demonstrations outside the funerals for dead soldiers, has announced it will picket lesbian student Constance McMillen’s graduation. McMillen…

Jessica Wakeman | April 28, 2010 - 11:10 am

Why Isn’t Johnny Weir “Family Friendly”?

The Stars On Ice Tour will hit rinks on April 1 and stars like Evan Lysacek and Sasha Cohen will triple-axle their way across 40 cities in the U.S. But…

Jessica Wakeman | March 12, 2010 - 2:10 pm

Quotable: Johnny Weir Responds To Homophobic Haters

“Every little boy should be so lucky as to turn into me. And that’s all I have to say.”– Ice skater Johnny Weir’s response to homophobic haters in an…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 26, 2010 - 12:20 pm

Frisky Rant: Figure Skater Johnny Weir Was Robbed!

Have you seen “Be Good Johnny Weir,” the new Sundance reality show about the figure skating phenom who can do Lady Gaga and Victor Petrenko justice? Well, if your answer…

Simcha | February 19, 2010 - 1:30 pm

Gaga Haters Butcher “Poker Face”

The Westboro Baptist Church has temporarily turned their attention away from hating f*gs to hating Lady Gaga. First, they issued a missive claiming that God hates the current Queen of

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 5, 2010 - 2:40 pm

Corduroy Skirts Are A Sin!

The photo alone is funny, but here’s the background story. Chris Pesto (the guy holding the “cord skirts are a sin” sign) is a student at Syracuse University and noticed…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 30, 2009 - 1:10 pm

Is Adam Lambert The Victim Of A Double Standard?

As we mentioned yesterday, after his AMA performance in which he kissed a guy and simulated oral sex, Adam Lambert’s performance on “Good Morning America” this morning was swiftly…

Wendy Atterberry | November 25, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Boys In Skirts, Girls In Tuxes—What’s A High School Principal To Do?

Depending on what kind of high school you attended and what part of the country you grew up in, you’re probably well aware of school dress codes: no miniskirts, no…

Jessica Wakeman | November 9, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Quickies!: Steve-O Has Relationship Advice?

We’ve all heard some kind of relationship excuse at some point, but did we know what they actually meant? Steve-O has the answer. [Lemondrop] — Yes, I said Steve-O. He’s…

Carrie Wasterlain | July 24, 2009 - 9:00 pm

Gay, Feminist, & Erotica Writers Get Deranked On Amazon

Oh Amazon, how you’ve failed us. The online retailer came under fire this weekend for deranking a long list of books they’ve suddenly deemed “adult” material. Among the books deemed…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 13, 2009 - 11:00 am

Shhh! It’s The National Day Of Silence!

Today is the National Day Of Silence, which brings attention to anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender name-calling, bullying and harassment in schools. This year’s event is being held in memory…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 25, 2008 - 12:30 pm

Campus Confidential: College Lesbians

Tila Tequila came out of the closet wearing a sexy black bathing suit bound to leave a silly tan line. Standing before her contestants, she finally confessed, “I’ve never, ever…

Aurora Wells | February 7, 2008 - 10:19 pm
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