The NOH8 Campaign broke out of California this week, holding a 6-hour open shoot in New York City on February 1. Over 500 New Yorkers put on their best white T-shirt and struck a pose to signify their voices not being heard.
Gawker’s laid out the rules of a gay man/straight man friendship just in time for Super Bowl. Is it different for girls? The Daily Show tackles men who need to reclaim their manhood, and old men who need to be kicked out of the senate for getting in the way of everyone else overturning DADT. FoxNews keeps calling Rachel Maddow a “man,” CNN does Real Sex dolls, gay Mardi Gras in Sydney, another queer high school and more!
Do you love sad songs? Do you also love Kermit the frog? Sad Kermit combines the two with this cover of Elliott Smith’s “Needle In The Hay.”
This is basically the best daily fix ever, featuring an all-star lineup: Ellen DeGeneres and Katie Couric talk for a whole half hour, and it’s perfect, Tegan & Sara on peace, Lindsay Lohan talks to Nicey Nash about her hoarding problem and darkest secrets, Adam Lambert heralded as “the new face of glam rock” in the UK, Lady Gaga’s new tattoo, and more!
OMG, look at those pancakes. They’re so gay. I’m hungry.
Planned Parenthood has a response ad to Focus on the Family’s Anti-Choice SuperBowl ad and we think you’re gonna love it! The Advocate talks to a pro-gay-marriage Saints football player, top 10 banned super bowl ads, John McCain is cranky and hates gay people, girls who won’t date taller, Beyonce and Rihanna have blonde hair, GIRL SCOUT COOKIE MANIA and moms try to out-hot their daughters.
Ilene talks to Emmy Magazine about The Real L Word, Bill Watterson on Calvin & Hobbes, Tegan & Sara Online NewNowNext exclusives and Australia tour announcement, Naomi & Emily interview, Natalie Portman “feared’ her lesbian scene, HBO planning Anita Bryant movie, opening JD Salinger’s mail, Vanity Fair’s Young Hollywood issue (K-Stew!), Rihanna does “Hard’ on Ellen AND MORE!
Do we really need Lilith Fair in 2010? Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein ponders. UK darling Laura Marling debuts a new sound and a new single. I’m From Barcelona releases free music from their upcoming ’27 Songs.’ Amanda F*cking Palmer has hairy armpits. And so much more!
Tegan & Sara announce their Australian tour!
Important announcement today as top defense officials seek to end DADT — but there is one catch. And also, John McCain is cranky about it. We’re happy to see that Obama is actually making some forward progress on repealing DADT! Newly-elected Senator Scott Brown explains his position on gay rights. Plus, Hawaii has rejected civil unions, Utah legislators shelved anti-discrimination laws, and CBS makes even more weird Super Bowl ad decisions.
What is Technostraddle looking forward to in 2010? We’ve got gaming picks from new installations to well-loved favorites. Get your controllers and your Mountain Dew cocktails (ew!) ready, it’s time to geek out as we preview what’s to come for Zelda, World of Warcraft and more!
Lindsay Lohan and Samantha Ronson were spotted in the same location, which means they’ll probs reunite any minute now! Celebs including Ruby Rose gather in Sydney, Australia to support Wear it With Pride. Could a LiLo/Gaga duet be on the horizon? Glambert turned 28 this weekend! Plus, we’ve got a hot video of Amber Rose, Liza Weil will be on Anyone But Me, RuPaul thinks Gaga is awesome, and Stephen Baldwin is an asshole who supports his gay friends… who follow the lord back into heteroville.
Who doesn’t love a good few minutes looking at cute animals?? Just don’t get too close because apparently these 15 cute animals will cause you horrible harm. I’m really not sure who decided that the stingray was cute… but I’m not here to judge!
The University of Oregon in Eugene is one of this country’s most gay-friendly campuses, but this weekend vandals hit their LGBTQA office with swastikas. This comes amid growing controversy over The Pacifica Forum, a SPLC-labeled white nationalist “hate group,” holding its meetings on campus. We speak the University’s LGBTQA center volunteer coordinator about campus climate in the wake of the vandalism, and how she hopes this tragedy will provide an opportunity for the student body to open dialogue and inspire change.
This isn’t about paparazzi stuff, these are actually some really beautiful/classic photos of some of the most famous people in the world. They really take you back to a totally different time… one that existed before the internet obvs.
Curious to see what other queer grrrls are wearing? Want some ideas of what to wear tomorrow? Does the term “hump day” make you uncomfortable? No? Well welcome to I’ll Have What She’s Wearing! where team style will be bringing you interviews and photos of real live gay chicas. Each week we’ll bring you a new girl! Clothed! And I know that doesn’t sound like the most exciting thing ever, but we beg to differ.
So many mysteries are solved this week: Where are all my friends and what is Mass Effect 2? How can I be on my computer and on the elliptical machine? Why did I get fired after Facebook-friending my HR manager? Read on!
Breaking down the Taylor Swift win and the Lady Gaga loss, with a Special Comment from Superfan Alex. Also; trouble for Naomi & Emily on this week’s Skins, the girl who plays Effy wishes she got to be gay too, a woman wins a directing award for the first time ever, and Tila Tequila quits twitter! For real!
It’s the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards, and our first annual Grammy-Award-watching experience! We’ve got a drinking game and a casually updated live-blog of whatever happens after Lady Gaga performs. They give stuff out, right? Who knows!
So much random fun for today’s Sunday Funday – Saved by the Bell sex secrets revealed by Dustin Diamond, will the US move forward on DADT, Miss America, JD Salinger, Lifetime Network vs. Spike TV, gay activist dragged out of court, more Lady Gaga edibles, why’s everyone want us to have gender roles so bad, Angie/Gaga hookup nonsense, J-Lo, hot butts, librarians and more!