Monthly Archives: May 2010

Lt. Dan Choi & Capt. James Pietrangelo’s DADT Hunger Strike Now In Fifth Day

This video was recorded yesterday. Choi is noticeably weaker.

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Disabled Trans Man Wins IML 2010

Tyler McCormick, a disabled trans man from New Mexico, has won the 32nd Annual International Mr. Leather. In the short clip below, the top three winners are announced.

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PhoboQuotable – Eugene Delagaudio

“Our children…They’ve been the Radical Homosexuals’ target all along. Now they’re finally going after what they’ve always wanted. Just a few weeks ago, radicals in Congress led by openly homosexual Representative Jared Polis introduced H.R. 4530. It is a bill to turn America’s schools into indoctrination centers, its classrooms into social laboratories, its playgrounds into homosexual breeding grounds. “Of course, ...

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The Pleasure Of Your Company

(Via – Wedinator)

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Mary Cheney, Quisling

Gay Politics reports that Mary Cheney is part of a group that is working to elect anti-gay Bill McCollum as governor of Florida. Mary Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, is a board member of Alliance for America’s Future, a shadowy group now producing and airing commercials attacking one of McCollum’s rivals for the GOP nomination. Strict ...

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HomoQuotable – John Waters

“I don’t even think there is bad taste anymore. American humor is bad taste — that’s what we import, that’s what television is about, reality television is based on that. I think it kind of ruined bad taste, because you’re asked to feel superior to the subject matter, which I don’t think I ever do. I think I always look ...

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DCFUK!T Releases Sex Ed Spoof

Washington DC-based safer sex advocates DCFUK!T have created an instructional film that spoofs 1950’s sex education films. The below edited version is possibly office-safe. (Depending on where you work!) The unedited and very NSFW version is here. The clip features porn stars Matthew Rush and Brent Corrigan, the latter of which has recently taken part in several safer sex campaigns ...

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No Bareback Porn On Sale At IML

The International Mr. Leather convention has followed through on their vow to ban the selling of barebacking porn at their vendor mart. Via Chicagoist: “For many years, our organization has always preached the importance of safe- sex,” explains [IML coordinator RJ] Chaffin. “It has been on the lips of many people, [the fact that] we speak out on safe-sex, but ...

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Afternoon View – Second Avenue

Only seven more years! UPDATE: Several of you have written to point out Rachel Maddow’s Geek Week story about the construction of the Second Avenue subway. The city has been trying to get the line built for 80 years. SRSLY.

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Defense Secretary Robert Gates Tells Troops Not To Worry About DADT Repeal

In a videotaped Memorial Day message to the nation’s soldiers, Defense Secretary Robert Gates urges his audience not to to “become distracted” over the possible repeal of DADT. Gates then asks that active duty soldiers participate in the repeal study so that “changes can be done right.”

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Tube Socks: $7

Via Queerty, who notes: “Now this is how you sell socks to men.” More images from the campaign are here.

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PhoboQuotable – Quinton Jackson

“Acting is kind of gay. It makes you soft. You got all these people combing your hair and putting a coat over your shoulders when you’re cold. I don’t want a coat over my shoulders! I’m a tough-ass [individual]! Vancouver strikes me as a San Francisco-kind of place. And I don’t want [individuals] getting ideas about me. I feel in ...

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BRITAIN: Treasury Minister Resigns Over Financial Scandal Regarding Partner

British Treasury Minister David Laws has resigned after it was revealed that he had funneled government money to his partner. He was one of the stars of the coalition’s first weeks – but now, in just 18 days, he’s become its first major casualty. The former City-high flyer was charged with getting a grip on public spending and implementing savage ...

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Avenue Q’s Gary Coleman To Live On

The Gary Coleman character in the long-running hit musical Avenue Q will stay in the show, despite the death of the real life Coleman. Sitting alone at the rear of the house at New World Stages on Friday night, Jeff Whitty wept after the performance of “Avenue Q.” Mr. Whitty, the book writer for that Tony-winning puppet musical, was not ...

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Germany Wins Eurovision 2010

I sort of called it back on March 28th, although I really wanted Lithuania to win.

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Eurovision Finals Live Stream

The 2010 Eurovision finals are underway in Oslo. The official Eurovision live stream requires some funky plug-in I’ve never heard of, so hopefully this feed from Bulgaria will work for most of you. UPDATE: Show’s over, folks.

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MOSCOW: Activists Defy Police, Stage Two Small “Flash” Pride Parades

Although the mayor of Moscow has banned gay pride parades for the last five years, today activists defied riot police and staged two small “flash” parades without incident. Strategic planning by the activists managed to keep the events below the radar of anti-gay nationalists and neo-nazis. For once. Two Gay Pride parades were held without arrests in Moscow on Saturday, ...

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Dennis Hopper Dead At 74

Famed actor and director Dennis Hopper died at his Los Angeles home today of prostate cancer at the age of 74. Hopper had been ill with the disease since last September. In a wildly varied career spanning more than 50 years, Hopper appeared alongside his mentor James Dean in “Rebel Without a Cause” and “Giant” in the 1950s and played ...

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Hundreds Protest BP In New York City

Gothamist reports that about 200 protesters crowded a downtown Manhattan BP station last night to pour fake oil over themselves and denounce the company for the Gulf disaster. Lot of photos here.

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BREAKING: Malawi President Pardons Imprisoned Gay Couple

Fantastic news. President Bingu wa Mutharika of Malawi has pardoned the gay couple sentenced last week to 14 years in prison at hard labor for the “grossly indecent and unnatural act” of holding a commitment ceremony. Mr Mutharika, speaking as UN chief Ban Ki-moon visited Lilongwe, said he had ordered their immediate release. Steven Monjeza, 26, and Tiwonge Chimbalanga, 20, ...

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