Tagged: gay

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twitter: happy hour

Last night, a friend mentioned–rightfully so–that it had been ages since we’d seen each other. I offered the following retort, which I will admit, is very true… Not that I’m a lush or anything, I just like getting together with friends and having a few drinks and laughs.

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pride: Army on DADT

Not sure how I hadn’t noticed this before, but the Army actually has a webpage devoted to the details of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT) and its repeal…

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in the news: coming out…

Sunday was a good day for the New York Times and coming out stories. Both Don Lemon, anchor for CNN and Rick Welts, the president of the Phoenix Suns NBA team are now openly gay. Still, I don’t know if I’d use the phrase “out, loud and proud” for these guys.

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RIP: Loleatta Holloway, 1946-2011

Some sad news if you’re a lover of Disco and/or House music–or even just Disco/House Divas. Loleatta Holloway, best known for “Love Sensation,” passed away at the age of 64 after a period of poor health.

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video: Told You So

It’s that time again. Are you ready for some Super Bowl commercials?! These spots probably won’t make it to the air…

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queer: Stay classy, Top Gear!

Just heard this snippet on Gaydar Radio as I was on my way out the door to work this morning. Alastair Campbell recently appeared on the BBC show Top Gear and wrote about an exchange between himself and host Jeremy Clarkson that was cut from the air on his blog.

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video: my saddle’s waiting!

Sometimes, there’s stuff I have to share, but don’t really have much comment to add. Not quite “presented without comment” but some things speak for themselves.

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culture: “Man up!”

I take issue with the phrase in general, but is it an indicator of another cultural shift in the way we’re viewing men and gender roles?

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RIP: Dixie Carter, 1939-2010

Very sad news to those of us that grew up on a steady diet of television in the mid-80s. Dixie Carter passed away last night at the treasured age of 70. Actress Dixie Carter, 70, who most memorably portrayed Southern...

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video: Oh, nice!

Finally a post that isn’t about the snow! Of course, I can still see plenty of it from my windows, but I can also see some–unfortunately–successful efforts to dig out of it. There are clear sidewalks all over and I...

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tv/video: Jamie Goes West

Just watched a very cute–and ultimately cheeky–ad for Jamie Oliver’s new Channel4 series Jamie’s American Road Trip this morning. From cowboys to alligator hunters, and ex-gang members to high-society ladies, Jamie Oliver wants to discover the real heart of America,...

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Dec 10: Day Without A Gay

Day Without A Gay, huh? The story in the Chicago Tribune says it best, The HR office has probably never encountered this before. Day Without A Gay seeks to shift our strong feelings about injustice toward service! Let’s fight for...

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Back to (Prop) 8 for a minute

I absolutely love this ad produced for No On Prop 8: More videos here. Like many things, this issue should be a no-brainer, but I really like the simple analogy presented above. I also marvel at how the simple staging...

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queer: Cover Story

In the wake of the Clay Aiken revelation–yeah right–of his homosexuality, Huffington Post has a collection of a few “I’m Gay” magazine covers throughout the years going back to Leonard Matlovich on the cover of Time Magazine 33 years and...

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Quantum wha–!?

It might not have quite the innuendo of For Your Eyes Only, or even the ooh matron oomph of Octopussy, but the title of the new James Bond film has finally been made public. And it is Quantum of Solace....