Arts + Pop Culture Music

Rachel’s Team Pick: GagaTube

Are you tired of having every comment on every youtube video be about how your mother is a fat whore who should kill herself? Yeah, me too. Wouldn’t it be better if every youtube comment were instead made by Lady Gaga, and was something awesome? Yes, it would. Now that dream can be a reality! […]

Arts + Pop Culture

Small Screen Homo: Lez Webseries Battle, MTV’s Lesbian “Douchebag” & Desperate Lesbian Housewives

Announcing Dinah Shore’s Battle of the Lesbian Webseries, MTV’s “I Can’t Believe You’re Dating Him” features a female couple and it’s kinda amazing and Desperate Housewives’ lesbian plot starts tonight. Also; Elton John, Lady Gaga condoms, DADT, eating disorders in models, Adam Lambert & Ke$ha, Tila Tequila, Westboro’s Gaga parody, Lindsay Lohan & more!

Music

Queer Music Party: Tegan & Sara’s ALLIGATOR VIDEO, Kaki King, Sarah Slaton, Ke$ha, Bitch, Gaga, Nicki Minaj & More

Audiostraddle gets a make over! Also Tegan & Sara’s Alligator video premieres for real, Kaki King releases a new track from Junior, the Gossip announce US tour dates, the Vampire Weekend play doubles with a Jo-Bro and also; Ke$ha on bisexuality, Elton John says Jesus is gay, Nicki Minaj has a threesome and Lady Gaga is in a lot of magazines.

Gender Health + Athletics

Johnny Weir Be Good, Johnny Be Robbed

Awww Johnny Weir! The judges may hate you cause you’re flamboyant but that’s why we love you.
Also; is the world ready for same-sex Olympic figure skating, hurdles facing LGBT Americans of color, an Oklahoma student wants his license plate to read IMGAY, and Rachel Maddow will deliver the commencement address at Smith and the lesbians go wild.

Arts + Pop Culture

Sara Quin Says She Likes You If You Cry, Tegan & Sara’s Alligator to Debut Saturday

Sara’s adorable interview with the Boston Globe and Tegan & Sara’s new Alligator video (dancing in winter coats!). Also; Kathy Griffin’s SVU guest spot has her lesbian lusting for Olivia Benson (REALLY!), Lady Gaga & RedOne in the studio, “We Have to Stop Now” photoshoot, Ewan McGregor’s gay sex w/Jim Carrey, ANTM’s maybe-lesbian, GLAAD honors Wanda Sykes & Scary Spice gets alternative lifestyle haircut.

Fashion/Style Gender

In Defense of Dressing Up: On Trans Surgery, Fashion Writing & the “Natural Body” Myth

Fashion blogger Meg Clark on why fashion blogging matters, trans activist lawyer Dean Spade unpacking feminist discourse around trans surgery. Though very different people/topics, both touch on how a “looks don’t matter” perspective disables us from having important conversations about gender/society/self. Also; 39% of young Swedish ladies lust for other ladies, fancy perfume, marriage officials love love, Margaret Cho directs a kickin’ new video, and Lesbians deal with HIV.

Gender

Much Ado About Bisexuality

Are we all bi? Who’s tired of labels? Plus, the de-gay-ifying of A Single Man, Maddow’s just a journalist, New Hampshire will vote on repealing gay marriage, and we had so much fun at Stiletto on Sunday!