New Video Series Stars Christians Who Love the Gays

Now that the phrase "It Gets Better" is more culturally pervasive than Pepsi's slogan (is it still "You Got The Right One Baby, Uh-Huh!"?), Dan Savage has launched a new project with marginalized gay kids in mind. This time around, instead of adults reassuring The Youths that bullying will subside, gay-embracing… » 9/06/13 1:40pm 9/06/13 1:40pm

Advice Columnist Is Sorry for Making a Stink About Gendered Pronouns

On Monday, Salon published a letter sent to the man, Cary Tennis, who writes their advice column. The letter was from a reader who was upset because his or her husband or wife had been having an affair with someone from their office. Cary felt for them, but he didn't feel for the way they didn't mention the gender of… » 6/28/13 1:00pm 6/28/13 1:00pm

Watch Dan Savage Debate the President of the National Organization for…

Savage Love author and creator of the It Gets Better project Dan Savage recently invited Brian Brown, president of the National Organization for Marriage, over to his home for dinner with him and his husband. The meal was followed by a good ol' fashioned, formal debate on gay marriage. Brown surprisingly accepted… » 8/22/12 7:15pm 8/22/12 7:15pm

Drag Queen Refers to Black Contestants as 'The Help'

Last night was the Frock the Vote episode of RuPaul's Drag Race, and Phi Phi O'Hara attempted a Sarah Palin-esque character. When guest judge Dan Savage asked her which queen she would choose to be a running mate, Phi Phi made a joke about The Help, referring to Dida Ritz and Latrice Royale. The thing about the joke… » 3/27/12 4:40pm 3/27/12 4:40pm

Dan Savage Cordially Invites Herman Cain to Prove That Being Gay is a…

Earlier this week, Presidential candidate/inscrutable jokemaker Herman Cain claimed during an interview with Piers Morgan that being gay is a choice because there is no evidence that exists that it is not a choice. Columnist Dan Savage caught wind of what Cain said, and disagrees. Very strongly. » 10/21/11 6:30pm 10/21/11 6:30pm