Tagged: gay

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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...