Arts + Pop Culture

Jersey Shore Boys Cover Village Voice’s Queer Issue: ‘Guidos’ Got PUNKED

The Village Voice has an intriguing cover for their Queer Issue — we outline some of our more major confusions on the issue. Also, Chicago loves Nat Garcia and so do we, Lady Gaga fashion update, Gawker is there for those straight people trying to make it through Pride, one brave girl blogger takes on Seventeen Magazine, and one writer discusses how she manages marriage while bisexual.

News + Politics Politics + Activism

Texas Republicans Hate Gays and Lesbians More Than Anything Else, Ever

The violent drunk-driving bigamist stalkers in Texas had better not think about getting gay married, because THAT could turn out to be a felony. Also, we talk about putting the politics back in Pride, unsettling developments on DADT, protests over violence in Savannah, new life for the Transgender Economic Empowerment Initiative, and the Lisa Miller/Janet Jenkins custody case going back to court.

Society + Culture

Gay Best Friends Named Prom King & Queen, Are The Future

Two gay best friends won prom king & queen by a landslide, American Apparel gets shadier by the minute, Judy Shepard’s memoir deemed “homophobic” in the Bible Belt – WTF, Pride dos and don’ts. We bring you an unfortunately non-Alex Vega Lady Gaga recap, and exciting news for celesbian chef Cat Cora, as well as a new lesbian indie film.