Joe Jervis

Too Gay For Theaters?

Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor’s latest movie, I Love You, Phillip Morris, appears to be headed direct-to-video, despite getting a generally positive reception at recent film festivals. Micheal Musto speculates that a particular sex scene may have film buyers squeamish, after receiving this message from one marketer: “The scene is not shocking in the sense that any body parts are ...

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New From Edward Current

Here’s the latest from brilliant satirist Edward Current.

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Maryland, About Your State Song….

Maryland is considering removing Civil War expressions like “Northern scum” from their state song. Maryland lawmakers are thinking maybe it’s time to find a way to scrub “Northern scum” — and a few other sensitive pre-Civil War phrases — from the official state song. “Maryland, My Maryland,” set to the traditional seasonal tune of “O, Tannenbaum,” was written in 1861 ...

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Insurers Offer Reforms In Advance Of Obama’s Coverage-For-All Plan

This is an interesting development. The nation’s health insurers offered Tuesday to stop basing people’s premiums on their health and extend coverage to all Americans regardless of pre-existing conditions — provided that everyone gets insurance. The suggestion from Karen Ignagni, president of America’s Health Insurance Plans, came at a Senate hearing and in a Newsmaker session with USA TODAY. It ...

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Raves For Obama’s Press Conference

TV’s talking heads are giving President Obama rave reviews for last night’s press conference. (Via – Americablog)

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DC’s Town Danceboutique Responds

In Monday’s post about bachelorette parties at gay bars, I mentioned that when at DC’s Town Danceboutique, I’d heard complaints about straight people “rubbing our noses” in their right to marry by holding parties at Town. JMG reader Chad forwarded the post to the owners of Town and here is their response. “The irony that straight people choose Town Danceboutique ...

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Police: George Weber Killed By 16 Year-Old Met On Craigslist

Using the murdered gay newsman’s email history, the NYPD has easily found the killer of George Weber, a 16 year-old he met on Craigslist. The killer has confessed. A 16-year-old confessed to stabbing WABC newsman George Weber during a drugged-up date with the older man, police sources said Wednesday. The emotionally disturbed teenager was arrested early Wednesday morning after he ...

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Two Gay Guys Go Into A Sports Bar……

Last night ABC’s What Would You Do? sent two gay guys into a New Jersey sports bar to see how the customers reacted when the couple became affectionate. Things turned out better than you’d probably think.

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Gainesville Does The Right Thing

Yesterday the voters of Gainesville, Florida refused to repeal that city’s LGBT discrimination protections. From Equality Florida: Equality Florida joins with local leaders in Gainesville and fair-minded people across the state and nation in celebrating today’s decisive victory over discrimination and fear embodied in Gainesville Charter Amendment 1. Voters rejected the amendment by a vote of 58% to 42%. If ...

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17 Year-Old Gay Vermont Youth Speaks Out On Marriage Equality

Meet our new hero, James Neiley. (Via – Bilerico)

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Finale: RuPaul’s Drag Race

Spoiler alert: If you didn’t watch it last night, the winner is revealed in this clip.

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Daily Grumble

You know, I was soooo careful not to overdo it this weekend. Twelve hours of sleep before the party. Fully hydrated for the duration. Ten hours of sleep Sunday night. But then last night I had to check out a new UES restaurant whose name starts and ends with a vowel. Four hours later I was Googling “food poisoning” and ...

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Gay Radio Reporter Murdered In Brooklyn

Veteran openly gay ABC radio news reporter George Weber was found stabbed to death in his bed yesterday. Police are speculating that Weber was murdered by a someone he picked up on the internet. WABC newsman George Weber was slain in a struggle so violent that his killer’s blood splattered across the reporter’s Brooklyn home, police sources said Monday. Weber’s ...

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Kill Bill In One Minute

(Tipped by JMG reader Ohio Bill)

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This Is A Republican Congressman?

TMZ is calling 27 year-old freshman Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL) “Congressman Studly.”

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Gainesville FL Votes Today On Repealing LGBT Discrimination Protection

Today the city of Gainesville, FL will vote on repealing their LGBT discrimination protections. A charter amendment that would strip this university city’s anti-discrimination protections extended to gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender residents is before voters Tuesday. The fight began after the city commission last year revised Gainesville’s anti-discrimination ordinance to protect transgender people – those who are born one ...

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VT Senate Approves Marriage Equality

And now we’re one step closer in Vermont too. The Vermont Senate voted 26-4 today in favor of the same-sex marriage bill. The bill will have third reading and vote Tuesday. All bills have three readings. It is designed for people to reconsider or amend an item, but it unlikely that a vote would change on a third reading. A ...

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Meghan McCain Supports Gay Marriage

I really like her, but “antithesizes”?

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The Defeatocrats Cheer

(Via – Andrew Sullivan)

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The Circle Is Unbroken

Sylvia Plath’s son has killed himself.

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