The It Gets Better Project is maybe Dan Savage’s most ingenious creation, and that’s really saying something given that I’m referring to the man who made Rick Santorum’s last name synonymous with a frothy mix of lube and fecal matter. The initiative Savage formulated in 2010 with his husband Terry Miller in the wake…
Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is concerned that Rainbow Doritos are an attack on Christianity—that’s right, tasty corn chips are coming for his sweet, sweet religion.
The exceptionally handwringy Media Research Center—a conservative organization devoted to being professionally shocked, just shocked—is already exceptionally upset about The Real O’Neals, a forthcoming ABC show loosely based on sex columnist Dan Savage’s childhood. I’m sorry: sex columnist and “pro-gay bully Dan…
Last week, The Stranger published an argument about tipless restaurants that have begun popping up in Seattle. Writer Dan Savage was against the idea, saying tips are what make waiting tables a “good,” “lucrative” job.
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…
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…
Now that same-sex couples can get married in Washington state, some famous Washingtonians are sealing the deal. One of the first up was Dan Savage. He and husband Terry Miller tied the knot, and don't they look dapper? And don't you wish you were there? I'm in love with love!
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…
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…
Why should deaf people be left out of the Santorum-mocking fun? Let's all learn to say "frothy mixture of lube and fecal matter," using only our hands.
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.
Dan Savage's thoughts on monogamy — and the lack thereof — are now well-known. But that hasn't stopped one husband from twisting them into an excuse for cheating.
Discussions of infidelity tend to freak everybody out. But contrary to popular belief, it is possible to talk about monogamy, non-monogamy, sex, and cheating in a rational way.
Is Dan Savage our generation's Ann Landers? And is that a good thing?
Dan Savage is a good sex columnist. He's opinionated, idiosyncratic, and has helped a lot of people. The It Gets Better project is a major achievement. But is he the best one to give advice to high school students?
- An upcoming book, Low Down Dirty Shame, alleges that Rihanna likes sexytimes with women.
Dan Savage's It Gets Better Project has generated tons of amazing videos. We've selected 15 of note, from the President, a Marine, Vinny from Jersey Shore — and lots more.
Now that noted dingbat Christine O'Donnell has thrust her way into our national discourse, she must be stopped.
I've spent much of my weekend reading the various responses within the LGBTQ community to Dan Savage's It Gets Better video project — and not all of them are positive.