Tag Archives: 2010 Olympics

Johnny Weir Speaks At Equality California

Olympian Johnny Weir spoke an event for Equality California on Sunday. He refers to “this community, us, our people” but still hasn’t formally come out.

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And yesterday the #1 inbound search link for JMG was “Giant Inflatable Beaver.” It’s now in fourth place on my all-time search history behind “Carrie Prejean sex tape”, “bacon explosion”, and “Aretha’s hat.” Sigh.

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Giant Inflatable Beavers

Surely, this is the one thing we’ll all remember from last night’s closing ceremonies. They kind of remind me of the Union Rat.

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Olympics Medals Count Final Result

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Too Gay For The Olympics

Current TV’s Bryan Safi takes on the media’s handling of Johnny Weir. I got a big laugh at the ranking of sports by butchness.

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kd lang Olympics EP Released

A special EP of kd lang’s Olympics opening ceremony performance of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah is now on sale on iTunes. The clip below is audio only.

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Johnny Weir: Leave My Attackers Alone

At a press conference about the attacks on him by some sports commentators, Johnny Weir dismissed his naysayers as free to have their opinions and said he’s not interested in punitive actions against them, as some in Canada are calling for. Weir went on to say that the traditional ideas about masculinity and femininity are “old fashioned.”

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Photo Of The Day

Canadian hockey fans reacted to their defeat by the Americans with the above photo. (Sent by JMG reader Cheyenne)

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The Rules Of Curling

Embiggen the above chart for a rather simple explanation of curling. Not included is an explanation for Canada’s fascination with the game. (Tipped by JMG reader Paul)

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Dorothy Hamill Interviews Johnny Weir

Olympic figure skating legend Dorothy Hamill interviewed Johnny Weir about the Canadian broadcasters who said that he should be forced to pass a gender test before he competes. Unsurprisingly, Johnny doesn’t give a fuck.

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Olympics Medal Ranking: Top Ten

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PhoboQuotable – Louie Varrecchio

“As for that natural male aggressiveness; no longer is it guided toward its good and useful application, it’s just treated with Ritalin and deprogrammed away. And what do we have to show for it now? A metro-sexual class of soft-bellied fellas who are inept at taking charge and making decisions, yet are strangely proficient at plucking their own eyebrows in ...

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Openly Lesbian Dutch Speed Skater Ireen Wüst Wins Gold Medal

Dutch speed skater Ireen Wüst, who came out as lesbian last October, won the gold medal in last night’s women’s 1500 meter final. Wust, who won the 3,000 and was third in the 1,500 four years ago in Turin, won with a time of 1 minute 56.89 seconds. “Pulling all the pieces together, I’m so proud and happy. I can’t ...

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Daily Ungrumble

I’ve watched about five hours of Olympic curling and I still don’t have the faintest idea what the rules are, how scoring is calculated, or even what the actual goal of the game is. Something about putting the rock in the hoose by the end. But I’m happy to keep watching, mostly for the closeups of Canadian champion curler John ...

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Crown Of Roses

To avoid spoilers, don’t read the comments on this post, please.

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Olympics Medal Ranking

RELATED: Flavor Flav did a great job designing this year’s medals.

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Pretty In Pink

Olympian Johnny Weir lobbed another “fuck you” at the queenphobic skating world tonight, competing in a hot pink and lace-trimmed costume with a neckline that plunged to his navel. Then he concluded his routine by blowing dainty kisses to the crowd. Weir’s score in the short program…not so great. His score for in-your-face fabulosity…through the roof!

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Vancouver Medal Standings

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Out Lesbian KD Lang Steals Show At Vancouver Olympics Opening Ceremonies

Despite the preceding three hours of high-tech spectacle, it was openly lesbian and native Canadian kd lang’s simple, yet soaring take on Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah that stole the show during the opening ceremonies of the Vancouver Olympics. Watch video here. Overnight the top three searches on Google were for various punctuations of lang’s name, as accolades poured out on the ...

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