What Is the Point of Carson Daly?

Animatronic Cardboard Boy Wonder Carson Daly made some tiny, tiny waves this week with his comments about Clayton Frederick Osbon, the JetBlue pilot who went bonkers during flight and started running around the cabin screaming about bombs and Jesus and "sins in Las Vegas" and taking a "leap of faith." The plane's… » 3/29/12 4:40pm 3/29/12 4:40pm

Miss America Contestant To Push For Gay Rights During Pageant

At the Miss America pageant on January 15, Miss New York Claire Buffie will declare her support for gay rights. She says her sister and many friends are gay and she doesn't want to see them "treated as second-class citizens." » 1/07/11 12:52pm 1/07/11 12:52pm

Watch Sean Hayes Make Out With Kristin Chenoweth

Sean Hayes was reluctant to rehash the Newsweek's gays-can't-play-straight controversy in interviews leading up to the Tonys, but last night he made his case by sharing a very convincing kiss with Kristin Chenoweth. Click to watch. » 6/14/10 9:20am 6/14/10 9:20am

Mexico City Legalizes Gay Marriage

It turns out Mexico City is more progressive than most U.S. states: Yesterday marriage was redefined in the city's civil code as "the free uniting of two people," making it the first Latin American city to legalize gay marriage. [Telegraph] » 12/22/09 11:45am 12/22/09 11:45am

Critics Laugh At Brüno, So It Must Not Be Offensive

Half the point of Brüno is to stir up controversy, and it's been successful, with many questioning the film's depiction of homosexuals. But according to critics it's funny, so who cares if it's "the swishy gay equivalent of blackface?" » 7/09/09 5:20pm 7/09/09 5:20pm

Poll: Animal Pelts More Objectionable Than Death Penalty

A poll found 35% of Americans consider wearing fur morally wrong, while only 30% consider the death penalty unacceptable. Even worse: Having a baby outside of marriage (45% opposed), homosexual relations (47%), and abortion (56%). [Gallup via U.S. News] » 7/07/09 9:20am 7/07/09 9:20am

SoCal School Elects Gay Male Prom Queen

Meet Sergio Garcia, prom queen for Fairfax High School in L.A. Classmates reportedly voted for him to support the gay community, but some said he should've been prom king. "I'll be wearing a suit, but don't be fooled, deep down inside, I am a queen!," responded Garcia. [L.A. Times] » 5/28/09 11:20am 5/28/09 11:20am

Celebrity Missives About Miss California Make Us Wish For World Peace

The world has heard enough of Perez Hilton and Carrie Prejean's war of words, but "celebs" feel obliged to weigh in! So, here's a rundown of where everyone stands, from Britney to Miss USA herself. » 4/22/09 6:00pm 4/22/09 6:00pm

The L-Word

We planned to post about the Lohan/Ronson split and the "lesbian dramz" stereotypes in the accompanying stories, but Salon already did! However, we'd still like to compile a list of lesbian cliches. You start. [Salon] » 4/08/09 2:30pm 4/08/09 2:30pm

U.S. Anti-Gay Group Exporting Hatred To The U.K.

A Kansas fundamentalist Christian group whose slogan is "God hates fags" is planning to protest outside a London elementary school teaching lessons on not being homophobic. » 3/24/09 9:45am 3/24/09 9:45am

Peggy Olson: Sterling Cooper's First Fag Hag

If Joan Holloway existed in 2008, she most certainly would be queen bee among her gay male friends. But Joan in 1962 is much too conventional for that. Peggy Olson, however, is a nonconformist, who rejects the religion she was raised with, and breaks gender barriers at her job. It makes sense that on last night's… » 10/13/08 7:00pm 10/13/08 7:00pm

Woman Denied Entry For 'Lesbian' T-Shirt • High School Bans Cheerleader…

A woman in California who was wearing a t-shirt with the words " lesbian.com » 8/26/08 5:30pm 8/26/08 5:30pm" was told that she could by a (privately hired) security guard who said the shirt was "offensive." • A Seattle-area grandmother found herself trouble when she to vote to demonstrate how easy it is to commit voter fraud. The charges against…

Gays Win The Right To Remain 'Lesbians' • Depressed Women Get A Lift…

Lesbians, rejoice! A Greek court has dismissed the request of three residents from the island of Lesbos to ban the use of the word "lesbian" to describe gay women. • A dying 8-year-old boy "married" his "special friend" in a make-believe ceremony a day before he passed away from leukemia. • A male letter carrier from… » 7/22/08 5:20pm 7/22/08 5:20pm