Joe Jervis

Sharon Stone Digs The “F” Word

“I’ve been called a bitch – and a lot worse – for years. And you know what, so what? People who think that aren’t going to change their minds. And I wouldn’t dream of sending them to therapy to ‘rehabilitate’ their feelings. How absurd. Please, I call all my gay friends ‘big fags’.” – Sharon Stone. Opinions?.

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Spitfire Spitzer

“Listen, I’m a fucking steamroller, and I’ll roll over you and anybody else.” – New York Governor Elliot Spitzer, who yesterday tripled the proposed expenditure for gay community health programs. That proposal may get shot down, there has been some outcry against his new budget, but like many, I continue to be impressed with our new governor. In just over ...

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I Will Hold You Ten Times

My apologies for this rerun from my archives. My dear friend Daniel Johnson, who threw the most kickass Groundhog’s Day birthday parties for himself, would have been 50 years old today. His was a life that burned brightly and I am illuminated still. Daniel Johnson, 1957-1997. I Will Hold You Ten Times 1. I will hold you, Daniel 2. The ...

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Newsom Fucks Up (And Around)

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newson, the darling of some gay marriage activists, has been exposed for having an affair with the wife of his election campaign manager. Newsom is up for re-election this year and faces a grassroots campaign urging openly lesbian state Sen. Carole Migden to run against him. Not all gay marriage proponents are Newsom fans. Some activists ...

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Hairy Potter Googlebomb

One of the top search terms on the ‘net in the past few days has been “Harry Potter naked”, thanks to Potter star Daniel Radcliffe’s buff turn in a London production of Equus. Naked Harry Potter pictures showing Daniel Radcliffe nude in photos are causing bloggers to have a field day laying fake Googlebombs in their posts, in order to ...

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Nobel Nomination For Al Gore

Al Gore has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for his tireless work to publicize the issue of global warming. Those eligible to submit nominations include former Nobel winners themselves, members of national governments, selected university professors, and members of the awards committee. The Peace category of the Nobels has been widely criticised for some of its winners in ...

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HomoQuotable – Charlene Cothran

“I must come out of the closet again. I have recently experienced the power of change that came over me once I completely surrendered to the teachings of Jesus Christ. As a believer of the word of God, I fully accept and have always known that same-sex relationships are not what God intended for us.” – Charlene Cothran, publisher of ...

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Open Thread Thursday

I’m addicted to Discovery. What’s your favorite cable channel?.

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Has The Quilt Run Its Course?

There’s an interesting story about the AIDS Memorial Quilt in today’s New York Times that speculates on the enduring value of the quilt in a day when its message may have “lost its punch”. The quilt’s caretaker organization, the Names Project, has been mired in infighting and lawsuits for years now and the bulk of the quilt is slowly deteriorating ...

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Florida To Consider Gay Rights Law

Florida lawmakers have been presented with a bill that would outlaw anti-gay discrimination in employment, housing, and public accomodations. Two legislators from liberal oasis Boca Raton, working at the behest of the Palm Beach County Human Rights Council, introduced the bill to the state Senate and House of Representatives. As regular readers know, I am from Florida, where like most ...

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25 Year Flashback:Top 5 Albums Of 1982

Since we’re on an oldies roll today, here are the Top 5 albums of 25 years ago and my foggy memories thereof. 1. Asia Asia – Self-titled debut album from the schlocky proggy rock supergroup comprising members of King Crimson, Yes, Emerson Lake & Palmer, and The Buggles. Asia produced three forgettable hits. The double-dumbass video for Heat Of The ...

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Tweakends.org

Tweakends.org, a new collaborative website from APLA and GMHC has been launched to combat the crystal meth epidemic. From the press release: AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) and Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC) today announced the launch of tweakends.org , an online resource to help gay and bisexual men better understand crystal meth and how it impacts physical, mental and ...

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Homoblivious

Today’s Word Of The Day over on UrbanDictionary.com is “homoblivious”: Not having the ability to recognize homosexuals as being homosexuals; a lack of gaydar. Example: “He was so homoblivious that he didn’t know that guy was coming on to him.” Everybody got that?.

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It Must Be IRS Day

I get tons of PR materials from publicists, but this one I had to put right up, as Belinda is so adored by Teh Gays. I’m gonna try and get to this thing. And holy crap, it’s been over 25 years since Beauty And The Beat! UPDATE: Carlisle’s complete new album, Voila, is streaming live here. Check out her take ...

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Roooooxxxxanne!

The Police are reuniting after 23 years to perform at the Grammys. I am unreasonably pleased by this. Back in 1978, I considered that I had personally discovered The Police, plucking the 45 single for Can’t Stand Losing You / Dead End Job out of the import bin at Orlando’s Record City. I was drawn in by the photo of ...

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Death Bowl

The city of Miami is planning to host a huge party in the Orange Bowl upon the death of Fidel Castro. And then everybody is loading onto small boats and in a massive reverse-Mariel, they’ll retake their homes and businesses in Cuba. It’s only been 50 years or so. Everything should be right where it was left. At least, that’s ...

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Vista

So who’s got Vista already?.

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Cervical Vaccine Might Work For Males

The vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV). which was approved for girls by the FDA last year, might work to prevent anal cancer, for which gay men have an elevated risk. The European Union has already approved the vaccine for use on boys ages 9-15. Considering the outrageous campaign by the American religious right to keep the vaccine from young girls, ...

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Today’s Solemn Vow

By the many arms of Vishnu, I swear that I will never wear a Bluetooth earpiece. Can you hear me now? Good..

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Straight To Video

I’ve been enjoying some great new tunes over the last week, but I still can’t stop playing those Logo reality show gay twin Jehovah’s Witnesses, Nemesis, whose Number One In Heaven is one of the sweetest slices of pure pop I’ve heard in ages. However, the video for the song leaves me scratching my head, as it features the brothers ...

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