Society + Culture

Promgate Makes It to ABC Family, Lesbian Burlesque Twilight Exists

This week there are many parts of the Sunday Funday that we cannot fully process/understand, like how ABC Family Originals factor into the march towards equality and world peace, or how relevant Jared Leto still is, because I am not sure what he’s done since Fight Club, or actually who he even played in that. Also, did you know Lady Gaga was in an episode of the Sopranos? What is happening I don’t even

Society + Culture

Lesbian Prom Update: Constance Suing for Damages & Westboro’s Coming to Graduation

Constance McMillen is now seeking unspecified monetary damages in her case against Itawamba High School, citing public humiliation. Even worse, Westboro Baptist Church has announced they’ll be picketing her graduation to remind everyone that dykes are ‘filthy.’ Also; more on Scott Baio’s evolving lesbian rage, Gay tourism, forced gay marriage, bisexuals aren’t gay enough, Sikhism and feminism, tv bans plus size ads, and headache fun!

Arts + Pop Culture

We Love Tina Fey’s Sarah Palin Impression More Than Anyone Loves Sarah Palin

We love nothing more than Tina Fey being Sarah Palin, amirite? Well, we have an infographic to prove it. Constance McMillen has now been invited to more queer-inclusive proms than we were aware existed, Lady Gaga tells you about safe sex, and her stalker fans tell you about her dressing room. Sarah Palin and Michelle Bachmann are huge lezzies, selling cars to gays, gay priests in Utah, NEWSIES MUSICAL and oh, Tila Tequila.

Society + Culture Youth + Family

Constance McMillen Fake Prom 2010 Student Rebuttal: Bigotry or Bullying? (Yes. Both.)

Constance McMillen’s treatment is a nasty reminder of how high school kids can be cruel, especially when LGBTs are involved. We overanalyze, Angela Chase-style. Basketball players might or might not be changing beauty standards, the first female Cherokee leader died yesterday, racism is bad for your health, and Yale starts a student-teacher sex ban.

Society + Culture

Constance McMillen Sent to Fake Prom, Itawamba Students Aren’t All That

Constance McMillen continues to be f*cked over: her school sent her to a fake prom with “learning disabled” students. Also, employers are exploiting unpaid interns and it could be illegal. Why do gay men sometimes make fun of vaginas? Plus, it’s been a year since Iowa allowed gay marriage, Lambda Legal needs your help, and Obama may get another Supreme Court nomination.

News + Politics Politics + Activism

Judge Rules: Miss. School Violated Lesbian’s Rights, But Won’t Force Prom

A ruling is made in the case of Constance McMillen and the heteronormative prom and Newsweek interviews Dan Choi about his new radical stance on political action. Prop 8 opponents have to give show the other side internal emails and memos, which could push back the verdict on the Prop 8 trial. Also: two Malawi men arrested for getting engaged go on trial soon, and Lambda Legal is challenging for same-sex marriage in NJ.

Society + Culture

Gays Playing Sports, Shopping for Menswear, Still Not Going to Prom

Closeted gays play basketball, lesbians play softball, gay boys rank each other on websites that get startup funds (bah!), Constance McMillen has her day in court and the school officials whipped out some doozies, a good lesbian suit is hard to find, Elisabeth Hasslebeck and Whoopi fight about health care, also wait ’til you see these portraits of soldiers affected by Don’t Ask Don’t Tell!