Monthly Archives: December 2015

Psychiatrist Robert Spitzer Dies At 83, Led Drive To Declassify Homosexuality As Mental Illness

The man who convinced the APA to stop classifying homosexuality as a mental illness died on Friday at the age of 83. Via the Washington Post: In the tumult of the 1960s, psychiatry found itself under siege. Critics said the field lacked scientific standards — failing to help many truly troubled people while medicating or institutionalizing others who suffered from ...

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Trump: Bill Is Too Sexist To Campaign For Hillary

The man who says Carly Fiorina is too ugly to be president is suddenly very concerned about sexism. Via The Hill: Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump late Saturday blasted the announcement that former President Bill Clinton will campaign for his wife, Hillary Clinton. The real estate mogul said the former president has a “penchant for sexism” in a tweet. Trump ...

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TRAILER: Sesame Street On HBO

IGN reports: The 46th season of Sesame Street debuts on its notable new home, HBO, on January 16, and in anticipation, the channel has released a new trailer and show poster. Lots of celebrities join Big Bird, Elmo, and Cookie Monster in the new trailer—celebrities like Jon Hamm, Tina Fey, Pharrell, and Gwen Stefani. There’s even a Star Wars shoutout ...

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Christian Extremist Site World Net Daily Names President Obama Its “Muslim Of The Year”

Nutjob Larry Klayman writes for World Net Daily: The contestants were Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the supreme leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran; Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, leader of ISIS (Islamic State); Bashar al-Assad, the dictator president of Syria; Mullah Akhtar Mansour and Akhund, co-leaders of the Taliban; Sayed Hassan-Nasrallah, head of Hezbollah; Khaled Mashai, leader of Hamas; Nihad Awad, ...

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Geoge Takei: Why I Stayed Closeted So Long [AUDIO]

Michelangelo Signorile writes at the Huffington Post: George Takei, currently starring in the Broadway musical “Allegiance,” inspired by his own family’s struggles as Japanese-Americans who were interned during World War II, opened up about the enormous conflict he felt early on in his career being gay but remaining closeted. It wasn’t until 2005 that the legendary actor who played Sulu ...

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Five Apple Predictions For 2016 [VIDEO]

Strictly for the fanboys: “With 2015 coming to a close, we take a look at what Apple might have in store for customers in 2016.”

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Bowe Bergdahl: Taliban Asked Me If Obama Is Gay

Teabagistan, as you’d expect, absolutely LOVES this story. Via the New York Post: Bowe Bergdahl compared his first year in Taliban captivity — starved, stinking and chained to a bed — to being tossed in a closet and forgotten. “Picture someone taking a bag, throwing it into the closet, shutting the door and just forgetting about it. That was basically ...

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Queen Panti Issues Holiday Message [VIDEO]

Yesterday Queen Elizabeth issued her holiday message. Today we get a holiday message from Ireland’s monarch, Queen Panti Bliss, which was delivered via the national broadcaster, RTE.  The Independent reports: The Queen of Ireland, Panti Bliss, has delivered a rousing alternative Christmas Day Message to rival the Queen of England’s annual message. Panti’s ten minute speech called on the nation ...

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Queen Elizabeth Issues Holiday Message: Light Will Overcome Darkness Of Terrorism [VIDEO]

The Guardian reports: In a year which saw a series of terrorist atrocities, including in Paris and Tunisia, as well as a refugee crisis in Europe, the Queen has highlighted the “moments of darkness” that confronted the world in her Christmas Day address to the Commonwealth. The mass shootings and bombings that killed 130 in Paris last month, and the ...

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Betty Bowers: Happy Baby Jesus Day! [VIDEO]

“Merry CHRISTmas from America’s Best Christian™.”

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Abstinence Spox Has Second Out-Of-Wedlock Child

America’s most prominent unwed and highly-paid abstinence spokesbilly has spawned for the second time: Bristol Palin has given birth to a baby daughter, Sailor Grace, seven months after she called off her engagement to marine Dakota Meyer, who took to Twitter to at last confirm that he is in fact the father of Bristol’s second child. Announcing the happy news ...

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Today’s New York City Tabloids

CNN reports that beach volleyball is underway in Central Park and skaters at the Rockefeller Center rink are wearing shorts.

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INDIANA: Bill From GOP State Sen. Jim Tomes Would Criminalize Bathroom Use By Trans Citizens

Indiana. Again. Via the Associated Press: An Indiana lawmaker has proposed a bill that would make it a crime for transgender people to use public bathrooms and locker rooms that do not conform to their gender at birth, threatening to draw Indiana further into a national debate over transgender rights. “We’ve walked through a doorway we’ll never go back through. ...

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TRAILER: Deadpool

Via The Verge: It’s Christmas Day and Deadpool is celebrating in red and green. A new full-length Deadpool trailer gives us a closer look at Colossus and all the violent and bloody action you’d expect. If you want all the swearing and blood spatters then pick the red band version, or there’s a green band version that’s a little more ...

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Dance Of The Sugar Plum Lesbians

This story makes its twelfth annual appearance on JMG…. Grand Central Terminal functions as the mechanical heart of midtown New York City, pumping out several thousand workers and tourists on one beat, then sucking in several thousand more on the next. The rhythms of the terminal are fascinating. Beat. Four thousand, inbound from New Haven. Beat. Three thousand, outbound to ...

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Ted Cruz: The MSM Is Hillary’s Lapdog

Earlier this week the Washington Post drew the ire of both sides when it published an editorial cartoon which depicted the children of Ted Cruz as monkeys on a leash. The WaPo quickly pulled the cartoon, even after its Pulitzer-winning creator explained that she was mocking Cruz for putting his kids at the center of last week’s SNL skit. Cruz ...

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NYC Is Warmer Today Than On The Fourth Of July

It doesn’t feel much like Christmas Eve, does it? The Hill reports: Washington will see highs in the 70s on Thursday, Friday and Sunday, challenging records each day. Other cities will break their records as well — according to The Weather Channel, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Providence, R.I., and Burlington, Vt., had already broken their daily records by early Thursday morning. Temperatures ...

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The Beatles: Now Streaming [VIDEO]

Long-awaited news for mop-top fans via Rolling Stone: The Beatles have announced they’ll activate their famous catalog on every on-demand streaming service, from Spotify to Apple Music, as of midnight on December 24th and the record business has one overwhelming reaction: What took them so long? “It’s surprising they didn’t do it this time last year,” says Terry McBride, manager ...

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NOM Money Beg: Obama & Gays Are Working Against God’s Creation From Behind Closed Doors

According to yet another frantic money beg from Brian Brown, the president is secretly conspiring behind closed doors with LGBT activists in an evil Satanic plot to destroy White Jesus and God’s Holy Creation of male/female complementarity. Or something! Send money! Brown writes: What a president does in public isn’t the only place where his influence is felt; sometimes what ...

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HIV Antibody Curbs Virus In Trial Study

The San Diego Union-Tribune reports: A new medicine to control HIV infection may soon become available, if promising results from a Phase 1 clinical trial are confirmed. The drug is an antibody that neutralizes a broad range of HIV strains. The broadly neutralizing antibody, called VRC01, reduced the level of circulating virus more than 10-fold in 6 of 8 HIV-positive ...

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