The ex-gay movement and Pat Robertson’s religious righteousness army want you to think they’re going to be persecuted under the Hate Crimes Law (but they’re not). THAT’S GAY does ex-gays, Wanda Sykes gives her Obama eval and Argentina considers gay marriage.
Another McScweeney’s list! Seriously, you guys, these lists are so wonderful. “15 Uses for Vodka.” If that doesn’t grab your attention then I don’t know what will. [Probably some actual vodka, yeah?]
90210 is committed to more than just a kiss for its lesbian character played by Rumer Willis — it’s gonna be a real relationship! Also; Lady Gaga’s fame monster reviewed, Bah-Jiggity dot com drops Uggz, Anderson Cooper is gay and Lindsay Lohan is you know; Lindsay Lohan.
It’s our second installment of Autostraddle: Behind the Scenes. This week we ask “What is Autostraddle?” and no one has a good answer except Haviland Stillwell.
Action Alert from Hope College, who snagged Dustin Lance Black for an on-campus visit, only to have the College revoke the invite ’cause it was too “polarizing.” Also; Butter Faces, GLAAD Advertising Awards, Transphobia in 17-Mag, FoxNews vs. POTUS and GLEE gets teen sex right!
Who do you want to see at Lilith Fair? Also; Glambert’s new album promises audio glitterbombs, Liz Feldman’s Lesbian sitcom, The Lynch makes Page Six, True Blood promises more LGBT plotlines, Bea Arthur leaves 300K to homeless gay youths in her will and Lacey Stone & model Jessica Clark debut a new lesbian web-series!
Straight male comedian, Dylan Rhymer, has a hilarious and charming piece defending gay marriage in this Funny or Die clip.
I’m obsessed with Daytum — a way to collect, categorize and communicate your everyday data (in a very pretty way!) It’s the brainchild of an amazing designer, Feltron who produces yearly annual reports of his own personal statistical data that I love and collect.
What does a lesbian look like? Until a few years ago, mainstream culture was pretty sure they knew the answer to that question, even though they didn’t. The Autostraddle Roundtable tackles passing, why people can’t understand that lesbians can have long hair, and the relationship between gender, style, and sexuality.
Maine Equality shatters the misconception that anyone over the age of 60 is auto-homophobic. Anti-gay bullies try to get Obama’s progressive safe schools czar outsed, how Immigration law hurts same-sex couples, and Colbert does Washington’s Referendum 71.
The ‘Daily Drop Cap‘ is hot: a new illustrative initial is posted every day for your enjoyment and for the beautification of blog posts everywhere.
Autstraddle Senior Design Director Alex explains why Adam Lambert’s album cover can only mean one thing: We Love the 80s. Also, Lady Gaga’ track-by-track, Lilith Fair 2010, and new documentary “Starsuckers” and a lesbian character on White Collar.
This week everyone on tv was kissing someone of the same sex. That’s so… gay! It’s Televisionary time, featuring 30 Rock, The Office, How I Met Your Mother, Gossip Girl, Grey’s Anatomy, Eastwick, Flash Forward, and more!
Lesbians are more likely than hets to recognize that “going green” isn’t just a marketing ploy and to value keeping the earth healthy for future generations. But why, exactly, are we so damn awesome and aware? Also, should you call or text for a first date? Also, Scientologists are CRAZY!
Rosie does a 90-minute interview with Howard Stern … listen to it now! Also; Tegan & Sara’s Sainthood debuts, Lady Gaga’s just Stephanie from the Block and why did Amelia fail?
Sainthood comes out TODAY. We’ve got our review of the album’s bonus tracks, as well as a HUGE Tegan & Sara photo gallery. Don’t forget to tweet #sainthood today!
We promised to stop talking about Lindsay Lohan, but we just can’t stop talking abut Ellen Von Unwerth, best photographer ever, sorz, so we have to give you the complete shoot! Also, Laramie’s 10th Anniversary celebrity reading, Mandy Musgrave has a new lezzie role, Lip Service, Dollhouse, Australian Idol boots the gays and more! ETA: Tegan & Sara’s HELL video is back!
With only ten days to go, the marriage equality fight in Maine heats up — we bring you the latest arguments from all sides on how to win this thing. Also, an interesting perspective on hate crimes and the war-spending budget attached to the Matthew Shepard Act.
New York Magazine devotes a print issue to the titilating Sex Diaries, Geocities calls it quits (save ur Neve Campbell fansite asap!) and the ex-gay people want their books to be in libraries, which is fine if they’re OK with it being right next to And Tango Makes Three.
After nearly seven years of building, developing and leading number-one lesbian website AfterEllen.com, Sarah Warn is stepping down as editor-in-chief.