Category Archives: queer

late night humor: spit polished

We all know how it is these days — you don’t dare read the comments on various news items for fear of permanent damage to your blood pressure, etc. OTOH, there are those occasional remarks that really deserve to be … Continue reading

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Stand Up! – Don’t Stand for Homophobic Bullying

[Audio: English; Captions: none] Despite the lack of captions, what’s going on is very clear in this lovely clip. From the information at Youtube: Irish anti homophobic bullying advertisement, created as part of BeLonG To Youth Services annual Stand Up! … Continue reading

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IGBP: My life is no place for hate

[Audio: music; Subtitled: English] I liked this one, because of the paper subtitles she used and that the ADL worked with her. Also, Dan Savage & Terry Miller have a promotion out for the book they’ve put together from the … Continue reading

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they shouldn’t let boehner speak in public…

From JMG on Boehner’s reaction to the DOMA announcement: House Speaker John Boehner’s spokesman just issued this terse statement: “While Americans want Washington to focus on creating jobs and cutting spending, the President will have to explain why he thinks … Continue reading

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Obama administration to stop defending DOMA

Wow… Statement of the Attorney General on Litigation Involving the Defense of Marriage Act. From the Attorney General: After careful consideration, including a review of my recommendation, the President has concluded that given a number of factors, including a documented … Continue reading

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Iowa grandmother speaks in favor of gay marriage

[Audio: English; Captions: auto-decent] This video clip has been making the rounds the last few days. The auto cpationing is pretty good here — she’s speaking slowly and clearly. However, it really didn’t like “Iowan” (I spotted about three variations … Continue reading

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The Failure to Act: The Reagan Administration’s Deliberate Failure to Address the Aids Epidemic

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he who would not name AIDS

Today is the 100th anniversary of Reagan’s birthday so apparently the Republicans and/or Tea Partiers are cheering in the streets or something. I spotted this, and it got me thinking: 10 Things Conservatives Don’t Want You To Know About Ronald … Continue reading

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you can see the steam coming out of his ears!

Clip uploader Gamer2424@youtube notes: So there were some religious right wing people protesting about how we’re all going to Hell. So I called my friend Ben, and we decided to show them how fun sinning can be. We got lots … Continue reading

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smile for the day

This has been making the rounds, and it sure made me laugh out loud: N.O.M. N.O.M. N.O.M. Zach Weiner, as you may or may not know — I didn’t; shame on me & I now have a new comic to … Continue reading

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Chase’s “Hard Candy” ASL version

[Audio: English; Captions: none; Languages: English, ASL; Transcript: at YouTube site, click thru] Uh. *brain short circuits* Yum. I just love the Willy Wonka imagery this is loaded with — from finding the “golden ticket” to all the food and … Continue reading

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remember the “my son is gay… or not” post?

I think I posted or at least linked to it. But to refresh your memory, I’m talking about this fabulous post by a fabulous mom with a fabulous five year old kid who likes to dress fabulously, without really caring … Continue reading

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Zach Wahls Speaks About Family

[Audio: English; Caption: auto-mediocre; Transcript: below] Wow! Only 19 years old?? Unfortunately, the proposed ban on gay marriage in Iowa passed the state House by a wide margin despite his eloquent testimony. I think he’s going places. Found this by … Continue reading

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the best way to prank them

The Westboro Baptist Church folks, you know, the ones who picket funerals and elementary schools and other dangerous, seditious places with their “God Hates Fags” signs, have been well pranked in San Francisco. I offer a wonderful selection of counter … Continue reading

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uganda: requesting asylum

In all of the news pouring out these last few days, I’ve also been keeping an eye on the story of Brenda Namigadde*, who faces deportation by the U.K. back to Uganda. She has sought asylum based on the fact … Continue reading

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