Hello weirdos. According to Atlas Obscura, today is International Obscura Day, which means you need to pack a lunch or an afternoon snack and leave your house in search of local weirdness and wonder. Actual events are being held in Brooklyn, San Francisco, Vancouver and like, 77 other cities (but not Phoenix, in case you […]
The time-traveling, mind-bending, plot-hole-riddled FlashForward is back after a hiatus, but the writers forgot to give Agent (and gay lady) Janis Hawk something to do.
On Day Two of South by Southwest; Stef sees Kid Sister, MEN, the Oh Sees, The Scanners, The Generationals, the Vivian Girls and finds a gay bar, a cute drummer, an illegal party on a pedestrian bridge, Nigel Harrison from Blondie, the Ukulele Festival, a DJ she met ages ago at a Lady Gaga gig. Also she falls in love with Duchess Says.
This web site is collecting Polaroid photos of dogs in Lady Gaga costumes.
This week, Lady Gaga won everything ever but we’re still going to give you awards anyway. ‘Cause you’re just SO FUNNY!
Constance McMillen is on the Ellen Show and we’ve got video! Lady Gaga talks to an Australian radio show about “Telephone” and exhaustion (and the podcast is advertised as her “gay revelation”?) Also; Kristen Stewart & Dakota Fanning are adorbs, The Lost Boys, Joss Whedon fans’ sex advice, pretty ugly girls, slut-shaming McGee and A Wrinkle in Time.
Music blogger and SxSW warrior Stef has descended on the music capital of the world to bring us full reports on the happenings and hype acts of this year’s South by Southwest music festival. Highlights from Day 1 include Roky Erickson, the Muffs, the Depreciation Guild, Zoë Keating, and Audiostraddle favorite Hesta Prynn.
Dan Choi was arrested at the White House today after he chained himself to the White House gates to protest Don’t Ask Don’t Tell during an HRC Rally. Oh, and Kathy Griffin gave a speech and made some jokes.
A new round of sex scandals rock the church while the church fights to keep its anti-gay adoption policies and prevent the child of gays from attending its pre-school. Jon Stewart & “Deliver Us From Evil” report. Also; the trouble with the media’s take on the troubles of black women, clinical trials leave out glbts, ‘zines, is twitter a girl, gearing up for dinah shore weekend & a new LGBT Center in Long Beach, New York.
A friend of mine found this new tumblr: f*ck yeah mashups. I la-la-love mashups, so this is perfect! Also check out this mix of The Office theme song and Lil Wayne. Brilliant.
Ellen DeGeneres invites Constance McMillen to her show and Cat Cora speaks out to support Constance. No one believes the guy who says he booked Adam Lambert & Lady Gaga for a launch party at the local park. Johnny Weir is a tough man to track down, are Glambert & Gaga performing together, Tina Fey in Esquire magazine, a new lesbian sci-fi flick, The Real L Word sets a debut date, Ellen Von Unwerth’s lesbo-sexy music video, Jennifer Coolidge, Kathy Griffin and Ugly Betty’s gay kiss.
In Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland,” our little Alice is all grown up — into a feminist heroine. And it’s about time.
It’s time for another I’ll Have What She’s Wearing! This week we have Mary, a Filipino college student double majoring in Islamic History and Winter Apparel.
Cynthia Nixon, Sarah Paulson and other cute queers & allies come out for the GLAAD Awards 2010 in New York City. Robin was there, took photos.
In a radio interview, Constance mentions that her Mom is gay and also talks about how the response online has warmed her while classmates have been hostile. Also: big boobs do not a “curvy model” make, the case for girl geeks, Miss England trades swimsuits for sports, Karl Lagerfeld hates gay marriage, Tampon ads come back around, and a woman coaches football.
Not quite as good as those Barack Obama Is Your New Bicycle knock-offs (because it’s not a random collection), but That’s What Bea Said is still probably the best thing that’ll happen to you today. “Rose, I hope you don’t mind, I’m borrowing your golf gloves.”
Kate Nash announces North American tour, Sia previews new tracks, Justin Bieber sells sh*t on QVC, Tegan & Sara to headline 2010 Honda Civic Tour with Paramore, Lilith Fair dates announced, new MGMT single for free download, and so much more!
Get a sticker and queer the census, or go without education and health care. Just saying, it’s up to you. Patraeus says the time has come to repeal DADT. Also; just like kids in middle school, more and more seniors are daring to come out as queer or trans. Even more legal analysis of the Prop 8 trial and what it all means! Plus, a lesbian couple was granted a marriage license in CA because of regressive gender laws, and you can get married at Mt. Everest!
Out magazine talks to Lady Gaga’s lesbian jailyard girlfriend, performance artist Heather Cassils, about kissing Gaga (‘intense’), butch/femme, trans, gender identity, performance art & everything you care about. If you’re wondering what Tila Tequila is up to these days, we’ve got an update. Plus, Tegan & Sara talk to Mother Jones about Adam Lambert, Lady Gaga is trying to brainwash you into joining the Illuminati, “Chloe” premiered last night, more outcry over Skins, and Adam Lambert is in Japan.
Why talk about TV all the time when we can just get legendary internet recluse scribegrrrl to come summarize the last three months of television for you? 30 Rock, LOST, Spartacus, American Idol, Dollhouse, Desperate Housewives, Grey’s Anatomy, Damages, Modern Family, Nip/Tuck, and so much moar!