Monthly Archives: December 2015

CDC: HIV Infections Dropped 19% Over Last Decade

The CDC today reports that new HIV infections dropped by 19% in the years from 2005 to 2014. But as their headline glumly notes, “progress is uneven” in some communities, especially for black and Latino gay and bisexual men. From their report: Annual HIV diagnoses in the United States fell by 19 percent from 2005 to 2014, driven by dramatic ...

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Bernie Sanders Wins TIME Magazine’s 2015 Person Of The Year Readers’ Poll, Kim Davis Places 55th

TIME Magazine reports: Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has won the online readers’ poll for TIME Person of the Year, topping some of the world’s best-known politicians, activists and cultural figures as the most influential person of 2015 among those who voted. The Vermont Senator won with a little more than 10% of the vote when the poll closed Sunday ...

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Donald Trump: What Muslim Sports Heroes?

Donald Trump says he has the “greatest memory in the world” but he can’t remember a disabled reporter who interviewed him many times and he definitely can’t think of any Muslim sports heroes, not even the ones that he sits with at fancy events and calls his “good friend.”

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New York Times Trolls Its Critics

Over the weekend wingnut commentator Erick Erickson was so incensed by a New York Times gun control editorial that he literally shot seven holes in his copy of the paper. Erickson then posted an image of the bullet-riddled paper and asked his followers to do the same. Today a Times reporter trolled Erickson right back.

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New York Daily News Trolls Its Critics

A few days ago the New York Daily News earned the furor of Teabagistan with its God Isn’t Fixing This headline, which it followed up with a front page that called NRA head Wayne LaPierre a “terrorist.” Today the tabloid trolled its critics with a blazing Everything Is Awesome! headline complete with photos of cute animals. But pay attention to ...

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Gay Dads Star In Touching New Allstate Ad [VIDEO]

“Danny and Andrew had a lot of memorable firsts in 2015. See what’s made the year so special for their family.” You know who will be ever so pissed. Watch below.

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Boy George & Cyndi Lauper Duet At True Colors Fund Concert: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun [VIDEO]

Cyndi Lauper’s True Colors Fund for homeless LGBT kids held its annual Home For The Holidays concert on Saturday night in New York City. Among the performers were Natasha Bedingfield, Patti Smyth, and Valerie Simpson. Boy George joined Cyndi to close the show with a rousing take on her 1983 classic. Many more clips below.

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Actress Holly Woodlawn Dies At Age 69 [VIDEO]

Extra reports: Holly Woodlawn, a transgender trailblazer known as one of Andy Warhol’s Superstars in the early ’70s, has died at 69. Woodlawn had battled brain and liver cancer, and was mentioned by Caitlyn Jenner in a first-season episode of “I Am Cait” as being in need of thoughts and prayers. Over the summer, thousands of dollars was raised by ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Obama Addresses Nation On ISIS

President Obama will address the nation shortly with a message about ISIS and the continuing battle against terrorism. Watch the official live White House video feed below.

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Jimmy Carter: I’m Now Cancer-Free

Via the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Former President Jimmy Carter said Sunday his cancer is gone. Carter, 91, made the announcement near the beginning of the Sunday School class he was teaching at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, a close friend and fellow church member said. “He said he got a scan this week and the cancer was gone,” Jill Stuckey said ...

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Exorcism Of The Day [VIDEO]

“Anissa interrupted Bob Larson’s seminar with a dramatic, demonic manifestation. The trail eventually led to Jezebel and an even more powerful demon behind her!”

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Dr. Stabby: I Miss The Good Old Days Of DADT

Speaking yesterday at an Iowa town hall event, Ben Carson pined for the good old days of DADT and denounced soldiers who “have to go around flouting their sexuality.” Carson’s statement was triggered by a question about military service for transgender Americans. “You know, we have too many important things to do,” Carson said at a “Veterans and Military Town ...

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Erick Erickson Literally Shoots The New York Times

Yesterday the New York Times published a rare front page editorial in support of gun control. Wingnut commentator Erick Erickson responded in typically rational fashion by literally shooting seven holes in a copy of the paper.  JMG reader Joe directs us to the many amusing reactions on Twitter, one of which is below. Hit the link for many more.

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VIRAL VIDEO: The Holy Koran Experiment

Pranksters slipped a Bible into the dust jacket for a Koran and then read God’s gory and murderous commands to people on the street. Then they pulled back the cover to reveal the true source of the passages. The clip has gotten over 1.2 million views since Friday. Watch below.

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Merry Christmas From The GOP

As the nation is wracked by mass shootings, GOP Nevada Assemblywoman Michele Fiore decided it would be a fun idea to post a holiday photo in which every adult plus a young boy is holding or wearing a gun. The photo’s caption reads: “It’s up to Americans to protect America. We’re just your ordinary American family. – With love & ...

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Breitbart Has The Ireland Sadz

A few days ago Ireland made it illegal to fire teachers for being gay. As it turns out, that action was an attack against the Baby Jesus. Breitbart wails: Ireland has stripped away laws which protected the rights of people to freedom of religion when in conflict with gay rights. The move comes just weeks after the first Irish gay ...

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Kylie Minogue – Every Day’s Like Christmas [VIDEO]

The newest single from Kylie Minogue’s holiday album was written by Coldplay’s Chris Martin and the production video features lots of PDA with Kylie’s real-life boyfriend Joshua Sasse. As an extra-gay bonus, the track has also been remixed by 80s disco kingpins Stock Aiken Waterman (Donna Summer, Dead Or Alive, Bananarama). Both clips are below.

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Jerry Falwell Jr. To Liberty University Students: Arm Yourselves So That We Can “End Those Muslims”

To loud applause, Rev. Jerry Falwell Jr. yesterday told students at Liberty University to arm themselves so that they can “end those Muslims.” Via the Washington Post: “It just blows my mind that the president of the United States [says] that the answer to circumstances like that is more gun control,” he said to applause. “If some of those people ...

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“Deeply Uncomfortable” Ted Cruz Ad Outtakes [VIDEO]

Gawker has compiled a slew of outtakes from hours of footage that one day, probably, will become a Cruz campaign commercial. They write: Thanks to the (few) rules governing campaign Super PACs, candidates aren’t technically allowed to coordinate with them. Which means candidates can’t technically feed them hours and hours of raw video footage for future campaign ads. Candidates can ...

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PHILADELPHIA: Pope Visit Screws City For $8 Million

This didn’t work out like everyone was promised, did it? The Morning Call reports: Despite early assurances that the World Meeting of Families would incur all costs for the papal visit, Philadelphia city officials said Wednesday that taxpayer dollars will cover nearly half the costs — about $8 million — related to the event. The city spent $17 million on ...

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