Society + Culture

Lesbian Prom Update: Constance Suing for Damages & Westboro’s Coming to Graduation

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Constance McMillen is now seeking unspecified monetary damages in her case against Itawamba High School, citing public humiliation. Even worse, Westboro Baptist Church has announced they’ll be picketing her graduation to remind everyone that dykes are ‘filthy.’ Also; more on Scott Baio’s evolving lesbian rage, Gay tourism, forced gay marriage, bisexuals aren’t gay enough, Sikhism and feminism, tv bans plus size ads, and headache fun!

News + Politics Politics + Activism

Gay Activists ‘Holler’, Obama Talks Back, Dan Choi Gets the Handcuffs

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Obama responds to DADT protesters interrupting a recent speech, Dan Choi has chained himself to the White House fence again, and we don’t know how to feel. Plus, an Arkansas judge has overturned the law banning adoption by gay or unmarried people, two men are being held in the death of a gay professor, and gay divorce is the flipside of the gay marriage fight.

Geekery

Leaked iPhone 4G Lost Then Found and Hipster Time Travel

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A secret version of the unannounced next-gen iPhone 4G showed up in a bar in California and someone whisked it up and unloaded the goods to Gizmodo! Also, you have to watch this weirdly artful home movie an octopus took because it’s totally amazing. And that’s not all: a hipster shows up in a photograph from 1941, Steve Jobs gets called out and more!

News + Politics Politics + Activism

Conservatives Fear Gay “Amerophobe” Supreme Court Takeover, Elena Kagan

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Everyone still has many feelings about Elena Kagan & Elena Kagan’s potential sexuality and we’re here to tell you about them. Also Conservatives have A LOT of feelings about radical ‘Amerophobes’ taking over SCOTUS. Also, DADT stories get shared, bigots get invited to dinner, we’re not sure how to feel about the GOP in Massachusetts, and elderly couples are cruelly separated by the courts.

Comedy

Judy Gold, Funny Jewish Gay Showbiz Mom: The Autostraddle Interview

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Jess sits down with Judy Gold to talk about finding her niche as a Jewish lesbian comedian, working on The Rosie O’Donnell Show, the R Family Cruises, meeting her girlfriend through a Time Out New York singles ad, making it in the notorious boys club of comedy, starring Off Broadway in Love, Loss & What I Wore and her brand new one-woman show.

Arts + Entertainment

GLAAD Awards 2010: Famous Lesbians With Unexpected Dates. Also, Adam Lambert.

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The 21st Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles, California featured Wanda Sykes, Constance McMillen, Adam Lambert, Drew Barrymore, the cast of GLEE and much more! We’ve got your gallery with captions & highlights of the night — including Wanda Sykes’ wife Alex and Constance McMillen’s guest who you might recognize from October ’09’s Brave Homo Headliners.

Arts + Entertainment

Jillian Michaels Dates Women, Wants to Adopt: ‘Women’s Health’ Gets the Gay Story

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Wheeeeeeeee it’s Sunday Funday! Jillian Michaels follows up her Ladies Home Journal bisexual reveal by telling “Women’s Health” she’s dating men & women (we’ve got full scnas!). There’s a lesbian Muffia in NYC and gay superheroes, Bollywood might have a lesbian movie someday and Gaga will be on American Idol. Also, books! And Anyone But Me!