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A Note Of Thanks

To the tall queen seated in Section 228, Row D, Seat 17: I just want to thank you. You, the tall queen seated directly in front of us at Madonna’s sold-out concert at Madison Square Garden on Monday night. You, the tall queen with the fauxhawk, the popped collar, the capri pants and flip-flops. You, the spastic tall queen who ...

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HomoQuotable – Barney Frank

His Excellency Vladimir V. PutinPresident of the Russian Federation4 Staraya SquareMoscow 103132 Russia Dear President Putin, We write as members of the United States Congress to express our dismay over the riots and violence against gay and lesbian marchers in Moscow during a gay pride parade in late May. It seems to us evident that any government of the people ...

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The Homo Land

“This is not the homo-land, this is the Holy Land.” – New York-based Rabbi Yehuda Levin, head of a pan-faith coalition working to prevent World Pride from taking place in Jerusalem next month. Last fall, I happened to be seated next to the representatives from Jerusalem Pride at the plenary session of InterPride’s annual convention. I sat there taking notes ...

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Instinct

Paul struggles to push his way through the crowd at the Dugout to speak to me…. Paul: Hey Joe! Did you see that song I po-…um….somebody is feeling my ass. Joe (looks over Paul’s shoulder): Oh my. He’s hot, actually. You should totally arch your back! Paul: Oh, I already am! Filed under: I love my people.

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Nickel For Your Thoughts?

The New York Times recently reported that due to rising zinc prices, the cost of manufacturing a penny has now risen to about 1.4 cents, giving impetus to the decades-old movement to abolish the penny. Rep. Jim Kolbe (R-Arizona) is resubmitting his 2002 bill to kill the penny and force all retailers to round to the nearest nickel. (Guess whose ...

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Instant Disco History #7: New York City

New York, New York, big city of dreams. But everything in New York ain’t always what it seems. You’re no tramp but you’re no lady. Talkin’ that street talk. If you wanna please me, I don’t mind if you tease me, just take me for a night in New York. New York City is the hottest place for a honeymoon ...

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Kreme Kraving

Can it be coincidence that the History Channel runs a documentary about (of all things, of all times) Krispy Kreme donuts on a Sunday morning? That’s a pretty, um, sweet slot, isn’t it? But I’m not a hater. Not AT all. If I’m ever on death row, Krispy Kreme will definitely be part of my final meal. Um…and my next ...

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HomoQuotable – Sean Patrick Maloney

“I’m tired of relying on straight politicians. No one would say to an African-American, ‘Don’t run; a white guy knows this stuff better than you.’ This is a hostage mentality. We’ve got the numbers and the resources to push the arc of history towards justice.” – Sean Patrick Maloney, openly gay New York State candidate for Attorney General. (via Pride ...

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