Monthly Archives: February 2010

The Teabagger Eminem

Anti-gay World Net Daily columnist Molotov Mitchell fancies himself to be a teabagger version of Eminem. You may recall Mitchell’s recent video calling for homosexuals to be put to death.

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Afternoon View – Third Avenue

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Disco Archeology

In the last six months, I’ve attended two Saint reunion parties and two Trocadero Transfer reunions, the latest of which was last night’s delightful event at Dance 208, helmed by original Troc DJ Bobby Viteritti. As I wax nostalgic for long-gone gay nightlife far too often on this here website thingy, this time I’ll just provide some clips heard last ...

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John McCain: There Is Strong Opposition To DADT Among Military Leaders

On Meet The Press today, Sen. John McCain was called out for his recent backtracking on DADT, which he once said should be repealed if military leaders agreed, as we saw Joint Chiefs chairman Admiral Mike Mullen do recently. McCain: “Oh, but Mullen was speaking personally.”

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Too Gay For The Olympics

Current TV’s Bryan Safi takes on the media’s handling of Johnny Weir. I got a big laugh at the ranking of sports by butchness.

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Canadian Court Overturns Ruling Against Anti-Gay Activist

Saskatchewan’s top court has overturned a ruling against a man who was distributing anti-gay pamphlets, saying there is a difference between hate speech against homosexual acts and condemning gay people themselves. Bill Whatcott will not have to pay the $17,500 in compensation a provincial tribunal awarded in 2005 to four people who complained his flyers exposed them to hatred, the ...

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Lesbian Becomes First Openly Gay Co-Owner Of Major League Sports Team

The Windy City Times reports that 42 year-old Laura Ricketts has become the first openly gay co-owner of an American major league sports franchise. When Laura Ricketts and the rest of her family closed on the deal to purchase the Chicago Cubs baseball franchise last fall, the furthest thing from her mind was the impact this would have on the ...

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Friendly Voices – Daniel Radcliffe

“I grew up knowing a lot of gay men and it was never something that I even thought twice about — that some men were gay and some weren’t. And then I went to school and (for) the first time … I came across homophobia. I had never encountered it before. It shocked me. I have always hated anybody who ...

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Study: Liberals & Atheists Are Smarter

A study from the London School of Economics and Political Science has concluded that folks who identity themselves as liberals and atheists tend to have a slightly higher IQ than the general population. A higher IQ is also predictive of “sexual exclusivity” among men, but not women. The IQ differences, while statistically significant, are not stunning — on the order ...

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No Cameras For Prop 8 Trial Finish

Despite what was speculated in Thursday’s SF Chronicle, Karen Ocamb at LGBT POV reports that there were not be a broadcast of the closing arguments at Perry vs. Schwarzenegger. From a press release from the Court: 1. On January 15, 2010, Chief Judge Walker withdrew his previous request to include Perry et. al. v. Schwarzenegger et. al . in the ...

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Ssion – Clown

New music from the strange Kansas City dance/punk collective Ssion. I don’t know what this is, but I like it.

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Defense Contractor Urged To Reject Virginia Location Over LGBT Rights Slash

By executive order, last week Virginia Gov. Bob McConnell excluded LGBT residents from state employment protections. In return, gay rights groups are now lobbying defense contractor Northrop Grumman to reject Virginia as the location for its new national headquarters. One Maryland politician is leaping to take advantage of his state’s new recognition of same-sex marriages. In a letter sent Thursday ...

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Morning View – Central Park

(Via JMG reader Inga)

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Massive Earthquake Rocks Chile, Tsunami Warnings Issued For Pacific Basin

After a massive 8.8 magnitude earthquake hit central Chile this morning, tsunami warnings have been issued for much of the Pacific basin, including for Alaska, California, and Hawaii – where waves of 15 feet and higher are expected. The tsunami is predicted to reach Hawaii around 4pm eastern time. Below is a live stream of Chilean television. UPDATE: Live stream ...

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LGBT Activists Convene In NYC For Immigration Equality Forum

A large group of noted LGBT activists are in NYC this weekend to attend an immigration equality forum at the Desmond Tutu Center in Manhattan. The event is sponsored by the Four Freedoms Fund of the Public Interest Projects and will feature speakers from the LGBT-focused Immigration Equality group as well as experts from the comprehensive immigration reform movement. Last ...

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PhoboQuotable – Brian Brown

“Maryland’s statutory law clearly states that ‘Only a marriage between a man and a woman is valid’ in Maryland. The Maryland Supreme Court upheld the law and stated clearly it was the province of the legislature to change it. What part of the law doesn’t the Attorney General understand? What other laws is he unwilling to enforce? This is an ...

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Paterson’s Announcement

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Tea Party Attempts To Recall Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ)

Tea Party dimwits in New Jersey are attempting to recall Sen. Robert Menendez. Even though a member of Congress has never been recalled. Ever. From the wingnut Newsmax: Republicans’ chances to retake the Senate are limited by the fact that only a third of the chamber is up for re-election this year, but some conservative activists are pushing to force ...

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Washington DC Plans Largest Group Gay Wedding In History

You know how the Moonies like to do those mass weddings of thousands of couples? A group in Washington DC is going to attempt the same thing with gay couples as they shoot for an entry in the Guinness Book of World Records. The largest gay wedding in history is scheduled for Saturday, March 20th in Washington, DC. Up to ...

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He’s RIGHT Behind You, Dude!

Sea World says they’ll resume the killer whale shows this weekend, but trainers won’t be getting in the water for now. Tilikum, the literal killer whale, will remain “an active contributing member of the team.” What he contributes is orca sperm, as he is the main stud for all the Sea World parks.

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