Tag Archives: Towleroad

Yesterday In Provincetown

Left to right: Chris Turner, Andy Towle, Michael Goff, Armistead Maupin, some short dude, Brian Sims.

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Friday In Provincetown

Via Towleroad: If you are at Bear Week in Provincetown come to Towleroad‘s coffee meet-up on Friday from 9-11:30 am at the Central House restaurant at the Crown & Anchor (247 Commercial) and meet literary legend Armistead Maupin and Joe.My.God blogger Joe Jervis who are our special guests, along with Andy Towle and Michael Goff. RELATED: Maupin’s final Bear Week ...

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Next Friday In Provincetown…

Andy Towle writes at Towleroad: Join us for our weekly Friday morning coffee meet-up on JULY 18 from 9 – 11 am at the Central House restaurant at The Crown & Anchor Inn. This week’s guest is our friend and fellow blogger Joe Jervis who writes Joe.My.God! Come meet Joe along with Towleroad’s Andy Towle and Michael Goff and enjoy ...

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Typepad Blogs Under Attack

Typepad reports that they are working on the problem again today and that some sites should be back up soon.  For those that have asked, this isn’t an attack on LGBT blogs.

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Top 50 Coming Out Stories Of 2013

Click over to Towleroad for Andy’s recap of the top coming out stories of 2013.  On the list: Tom Daley, Jason Collins, Jodie Foster, Chelsea Manning, Robbie Roberts, Wentworth Miller, Rep. Michael Micaud, and many more.

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Historical Marker

Towleroad alerts us to this installation by artist Norm Magnusson, who is placing these markers along Interstate 75, which runs mostly through red states. On his site he says: The types of people who stop to read them are collectively defined more by their curiosity about the world around them than they are by any shared ideological leanings, which makes ...

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No Good Deed, Etc…

JMG reader Mike wrote to the Tennessee Equality Project to ask why they’d made no mention of our successful fundraising campaign to pay for the funeral of gay bullying victim Jacob Rogers. With Mike’s permission, here’s the bulk of their response to him. We generally do not repost such fundraising efforts because they are not within our organization’s control. We ...

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NEW YORK: Slaggie Gilamonster Attends Broadway Reading Of Prop 8 Play

Towleroad reports that Maggie Gallagher was spotted in the balcony of last night’s celebrity reading of the new play about Proposition 8. Andy Towle: So what could Gallagher have hoped to glean from her perch in the balcony? Perhaps she was finally enlightened last night, that her mission is flawed and hateful, that it is futile, that what she has ...

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White House Responds To DADT Ruling

Towleroad has received the below statement from White House spokesman Shin Inouye. “The Justice Department is studying the decision, including the question of its scope and immediate effect and we expect them to announce their next steps after that review is completed. The President remains committed to legislative repeal of DADT, and he will continue to work with lawmakers to ...

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TUESDAY IN NYC: JMG Co-Sponsored Listening Party For Scissor Sisters

Tomorrow night JMG, Towleroad, Fly-Life Inc., Josh Wood Productions and Downtown Records present a “first listen” playback party celebrating the launch of the third Scissor Sisters album, Night Work. The party runs for two hours beginning at 7pm at Rockbar in the West Village. Open vodka and beer bar courtesy of Absolut and Budweiser from 7:30-8:30. I have a feeling ...

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Prop 8 Attorneys Ted Olson & David Boies Speak At The New York Times

Last night Perry Vs. Schwarzenegger lead attorneys Ted Olson and David Boies spoke before about 150 journalists at the New York Times headquarters in Manhattan in an event called “Unlikely Allies.” In attendance among the print journalists were uber-blogger Andy Towle, activists Corey Johnson and Brendan Fay, former Clinton advisor David Mixner, and former GLAAD director Neil Giuliano. Olson and ...

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Just Released: Massive List Of LGBT Leaders And Allies Endorse National Equality March

Towleroad is reporting that organizers of the National Equality March have released a massive list of LGBT activists, personalities, media figures, and allies who have endorsed next month’s event. Among the 140 new endorsers of the march are activists, strategists, and leaders in the fight for LGBT equality: Diane Abbitt, Roberta Bennett, Ethan Geto, Neil Giuliano, Cleve Jones, David Mixner, ...

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Towleroad Inaugural Coverage

Make sure you drop in on Towleroad today where Andy Towle and Corey Johnson are posting on-the-scene interviews at the inauguration. Interviews posted so far: Congressman Jared Polis. The LGBA Marching Band. Here’s their photo gallery of Sunday’s festivies at the Inaugration Concert. I’ll add to this post through the day as Andy and Corey add new items.

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On Towleroad

I’m guest-posting for Andy Towle over on Towleroad for the next two days while he and his intrepid cub reporter Corey Johnson conduct in-person reports from the inauguration. I’ll cover some of the same items you’ll see here, but make sure you check in at Towleroad for their interviews with politicos and LGBT newsmakers.

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Towleroad Wins 2008 Weblog Awards

Congrats to Andy and his team at Towleroad for his well-deserved winning of the 2008 Weblog Award for Best LGBT Blog! While it wasn’t to be for us here at JMG, we had a little bit of fun with the beefcake and hopefully some of you discovered some great new reads from the list of nominees.

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Andy Towle Zinged By Rick & Steve

Andy Towle got teased a little on LOGO last night. Towle: “I began watching this preview clip of tonights’s season two premiere of LOGO’s Rick & Steve yesterday on Pink is the New Blog (Trent, Arianna Huffington, and Perez Hilton are featured in it) without having any idea what was coming at the end of it. I laughed my ass ...

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Abs-olute Equality

Andy Towle picked up on this “absolutely fake and unofficial endorsement for the No on Prop 8 campaign cooked up by celebrity parodist David Gilmore at Pretty on the Outside.” That’s Robert Buckley from Lipstick Jungle and Hugh Jackman. Donate to No On 8 here.

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Signorile Takes On Bill Donahue Over His Mission To Ban Towleroad From DNC

But all Donahue can do is complain about the commenters and those photos of men in their bathing suits. (Which Mike correctly points out are of Olympians.) Parts 2 and 3 of the interview are below.

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Catholic League: Ban Towleroad From DNC

The Catholic League wants Andy Towle to be stricken from the list of credentialed bloggers attending the Democratic convention. “Towleroad describes itself as ‘A Site with Homosexual Tendencies.’ Accordingly, it shows men in jock straps and underwear. It also has a post on Pope Benedict XVI that takes him to task for wearing a cape with ermine. Some of those ...

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Gay Bloggers Credentialed For Democratic Convention

The Democratic Party has released their list of bloggers credentialed to cover the convention in Denver. The LGBT blogs represented are Towleroad, Pam’s House Blend, and AmericaBlog. Congrats to all!

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