Rwanda is voting on a “kill the gays” bill too, just like Uganda, which slipped under the radar ’til now. Zimbabwe kicks two girls out of school for lesbian activities, most New Yorkers are upset same-sex marriage didn’t pass, unearthed video footage of Matthew Shepard in a documentary, and what to do when your UK girlfriend’s American Visa expires.
Is going “lesbo-promotional” good for LGBT visibility, or a step in the wrong direction, or do we even care? Glee gets four golden globe nominations, Lady Gaga Christmas Album parody, 25 Gay & Lesbian Australians, Anyone But Me switches to bliptv, the lesbian author of Push the novel made into Precious, NINE premiere, Michelle Rodriguez doesn’t wanna talk about her sexuality, and more!
The only time I’ll ever send you to MySpace is for super awesome music — promise! Get your ass over there and listen to Merrill of the band tUnE-YaRdS sing “FIYA” and “NEWS” (and others, of course, but those two are #sogreat). Love this line: “I’ve got news for you, honey / I get pregnant […]
A new study shows that LGBT equality has been on the up-and-up for the last decade… except in school, where homophobia rages on. Vote for SheWired’s gay woman of the year. Also; teens love sexting, have sex before their parents talk to them about it, and get bad sex ed. Then we have a cute video with bells in it. So.
The Washington D.C. City Council said yes to marriage equality in its final vote on the bill. Howevs, Marion Barry voted no, which is frustrating. Los Angeles police have some new info on Mitrice Richardson, who went missing three months ago. There’s some good news for gay businesses. And were same-sex marriage supporters too vocal in New Jersey?
Robin catches up with Lucas Siveria and his new bandmates, Brian Viglione & Tobi Parks, for their first photoshoot together as The Cliks … and we think they’re in love.
Anyone But Me returns today with an edgier, hotter Season Two Premiere. What will happen now that everyone knows Vivian is a giant lezbo?
Mediaite put together a nice little gallery of redesigned logos from the last 10 years. AOL & their hired design firm was obviously on LSD when they did their logo redesign… which I had no idea happened!
Autostraddle looks back on some of the decade’s most awesome books by queer ladies. Annie Leboivitz shoots Britney’s Candies Campaign, a year in Gaga costumes, Disney’s best & worst princesses, and Lady Gaga gives an interview that’s really weird, even for her.
Uganda calls takebacks — killing gays will remain a piece of the anti-gay legislation after all. We look at other countries with similar laws and recent interviews with anti-gay leaders in Uganda. Also; GLSEN is counting the number of times you say “dyke” on twitter and we don’t understand why and an annoying columnist talks smack about the hot teacher makeout.
Lily loses a girlfriend and finds new friends, goes home to Florida and wonders why she still feels uncomfortable discussing her sexuality amongst liberals and takes a gay retreat into the woods with fairies.
Lesbian nightlife is a reason to love New York City, girls! Also someone else is talking smack against the Gaga, a Delhi NGO is gonna sue Lindsay Lohan for a miscommunication, Wanda Sykes rips into Fox on Fox, the worst movies of the decade, Colbert on Colbert and more!
Check out this neat/depressing acoustic cover video of Radiohead’s “Creep“.
This Sunday Funday Fix has a still frame of Lady Gaga kissing a lady, and it’s not even Christmas yet! Also, Annise Parker becomes the first lesbian mayor of a major US city, life lessons learned from ’00s teen girls, and Bruno has saved all the gays in Austria.
“My principal concern when crafting Fish out of Water was that love and humanity sparkled through the muddled mess of human interpretation” – Intern Elizabeth talks with the people behind the new documentary “Fish out of Water” about LGBT faith, the church, Kaki King, Fred Phelps, Wal-Mart and how you can see the film yourself!
Nine types of Sapphic Lovers, casual sex won’t make you crazy after all, women love porn, the evolution of the business of pleasure in the aughts, TV’s most scandalous sex scenes, hot gaming girls, fight club, ancient advertising, how-to do strap-on sex and the 20-panty strip.
Ever wonder what LA would look like with no people in it? Photographer Matt Logue spent 4 years completing a project he calls “Empty LA”. Check it out for yourself.
It’s high time to fess up about how you ended up geeky! It’s an open thread for all of your nerd nostalgia! Sunday morning comics! Duck Hunt! 6th grade science class! You name it.
Alex, Jess, Lily, Riese & Natalie attended the Anyone But Me launch party where we rubbed elbows with the cast and crew including Susan Miller, Rachael Hip-Flores and Nicole Pacent.
“Celebrity life and media culture are probably the most overbearing pop-cultural conditions that we as young people have to deal with, because it forces us to judge ourselves…I guess what I am trying to do is take the monster and turn the monster into a fairy tale.” Want to “Get” the Gaga Love? Read This.