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Wisconsin AG Van Hollen Outdoes Arizona In Marriage Argument

07/29/2014 15:00:00 PM

Arizona's Ludicrous Argument Against Marriage Equality: "Because"

07/29/2014 09:00:00 AM

I’ve been thinking a lot about marriage equality these days … go figure … what with Carlos and I planning to tie the knot — and not around our necks — sooner rather than later, and with each week seeing yet another state diving into the equ

Marriage Equality Inches South ....

07/28/2014 14:00:00 PM

Earlier today a federal appeals court panel in Virginia became the second one this summer to strike down a state ban against same-sex marriage, making it more likely that the Supreme Court will settle the issue as early as next year.The three-judge p

WTF? A Keira Knightley Two-Fer

07/28/2014 12:00:00 PM

Lotsa folks think Keira Knightley is one of the most beautiful women in the world, and while I might not agree 100%, she does have a certain something ....That I call horrendous taste in fashion.Look #1: Is her slip falling down? Do women still wear

ISBL Asshat of the Week: Congressman Curt Clawson

07/28/2014 09:00:00 AM

We all know this has been a Do-Nothing Congress for the last, well, since Obama took office, but is it too much of a stretch to say that, while some members ‘do nothing’ other members ‘know nothing’?Case in point, our nominee for this week’

Sunday Funnies

07/27/2014 07:00:00 AM

I Ain't One To Gossip But ....

07/26/2014 08:00:00 AM

Lotsa talk swirling around the web-o-sphere that, after their current On The Run [from Marriage] tour, Beyoncé

PR 13 Ep 1: Let The Games Begin ...

07/25/2014 15:00:00 PM

The new season starts with eighteen [?] designtestants arriving in La Grande Apple for one final audition where Nina Garcia, The Adorable Zac Posen™ and Heidi Klum will cut it down to fifteen, plus the Comeback Kid. The eighteen show a mini-collect

Would You Hit It?

07/25/2014 12:00:00 PM

Actor Benjamin McKenzie, on the set of his new fall Fox TV show, Gotham, about the days before

I Didn't Say It

07/25/2014 09:00:00 AM

Chris Kluwe, former Minnesota Vikings punter, on the punishment given to special teams coach Mike Priefer

Random Musings

07/24/2014 15:00:00 PM

I’ve got several things to rant about so I decided it break it up with a triple dose of eye candy because, well, it’s my blog, dammit!I am so tired of those so-called religious leaders, the so-called “Christians” saying that any kind of law o

PR13 Starts Tonight! Meet the Designtestants!

07/24/2014 12:00:00 PM

It’s on, bitches!Season 13 of the Emmy-nominated

Ted Nugent Is A Pig

07/24/2014 09:00:00 AM

Google it, you’ll see.He’s a man who has said hateful, racist and threatening things about the President; he’s a man who sh*t so he wouldn’t have to go to Vietnam; he’s a man who married a teenage girl — of whom he was the legal guardian

Architecture Wednesday: Jackson Hole Retreat

07/23/2014 15:00:00 PM

There are some houses that are striking from the outside, so that when you drive up to them you are immediately intrigued.And there are some houses that are striking on the inside, so that when you enter them you are immediately intrigued.This house,

Separated At Birth ... Or the Plastic Surgeon's Office

07/23/2014 12:00:00 PM

One of these women is

In Italy, A Teacher Is Fired For Refusing To Deny She Is Gay

07/23/2014 09:00:00 AM

Yesterday I posted about Jim Gaylord, the Tacoma, Washington school teacher who was fired from his job because he was gay. Now, to be fair, that was in 1972, and times have changed, you know … or have they?A teacher, who only gave her name as ‘Si

Jim Gaylord Finally Gets An Apology

07/22/2014 15:00:00 PM

In 1972, Jim Gaylord was teaching social studies at Tacoma’s Wilson High School. He was 35 years old, popular with the students and his co-workers, and a confirmed bachelor, which was what most people called gay men in those early post-Stonewall da

ISBL Asshat of the Week: Renee Ellmers

07/22/2014 09:00:00 AM

I don’t know why anyone would choose to be a Republican; sure, I get conservative; I get financial conservative. But what I don’t get is the rigid, rightwingnut religious rantings of people who say they want smaller government then try to get Big

Facebooking ....

07/21/2014 15:00:00 PM

WTF? Olivia Wilde

07/21/2014 12:00:00 PM

Olivia Wilde is a very,

It's Just Six Minutes ....

07/21/2014 09:00:00 AM

I was strolling around the interwebz this morning as I do, and stumbled across this video at Reluctant Rebel, with the post title

Sunday Funnies ... The Rest

07/20/2014 11:00:00 AM

Sunday Not Funny

07/20/2014 07:00:00 AM

I Ain't One To Gossip But ...

07/19/2014 08:00:00 AM


Michael Sam Receives the Arthur Ashe Courage Award

07/18/2014 15:00:00 PM

Michael Sam, the NFLs first openly gay player, and a St. Louis Ram, received the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at last nights ESPYs. I was looking to include some of it in this morning’s I Didn’t Say it … but it was impossible to pick one quote.So

Would You Hit It?

07/18/2014 12:00:00 PM


I Didn't Say It ...

07/18/2014 09:00:00 AM

President Barack Obama, on John


07/17/2014 19:00:00 PM

Elaine Stritch

Random Musings

07/17/2014 15:00:00 PM

Well, it looks like I'll have to stop calling you Flori-duh; and maybe Carlos and I can get married in Key West????So Carlos and I are hooked on TNTs

One More Reason To Pray For Arizona ... and America

07/17/2014 12:00:00 PM

Oh, Arizona. After the ‘Show me your papers’ mess a couple of years ago, and the Governor Jan Brewer tales of headless bodies in the desert that turned out to be a lie, you kinda settled down a bit. Don’t get me wrong, you’re still the equiva

[another] ISBL Asshat of the Week: Adam Kwasman

07/17/2014 09:00:00 AM

We all know what’s going on out there in oracle, Arizona, with the good Christian Conservatives, republicans and Teabaggers lining the highways with signs, and sometimes guns, to protest the bussing of undocumented migrant children to United States

Architecture Wednesday: Corralitos

07/16/2014 15:00:00 PM

This is Corralitos in Monterrey Bay, California, and I know it's not to everyone's taste. Heck, I'm not sure it's to my taste.I like this house, and then I don't. I like what appears to be a riff on a house added onto over time, with different facade

What's This? A Republican With An Active Brain? Nope, I Was Wrong

07/16/2014 09:00:00 AM

Oh that wacky GOP. They’ve spent the better part of the last seven years refusing to work with the President on anything — even disagreeing with him on what to have for lunch — and then they shriek and bleat that he doesn’t do anything.And to

Photo of the Week: One of These Things Is Not Like The Others

07/15/2014 15:00:00 PM

Try as she might, via all that plastic surgery and all those designer clothes and all those expensive fashion shoots, Kim Kardastrophe will never be a model .... unless you could suck the fat from her ass and lodge it into the soles of her feet to ma

Neal Baer Comes Out

07/15/2014 12:00:00 PM

Neal Baer may not be a household name to many, but his work is quite well-known. He is currently the Executive producer and showrunner, CBS' 'Under the Dome', but he has also written for TV shows like ER, China Beach and Law & Order: SVU.He's also, i

ISBL Asshat of the Week: Bill Cassidy

07/15/2014 09:00:00 AM

Not many people know the name of Bill Cassidy, a Republican state Senator from Louisiana, but here’s a little background on the man.Cassidy, like Mama Grizzly Bore™ before him,

Rosie v Hasselbeck with Behar and Goldberg [and me] In The Mix

07/14/2014 15:00:00 PM

Back in 2007, when

WTF? Demi Lovato

07/14/2014 12:00:00 PM

Demi Lovato?Oh girl, you look like you traveled back in time and raided Boy George's closet for the hat, and then stopped off at Steven Tyler's for the shirt, and then sneaked into Stevie Nick's house for the skirt.Quit stealing looks, and bring your

Ian Thorpe Comes Out

07/14/2014 09:00:00 AM

"I've thought about this for a long time. I'm not straight. Um, and this is only something that only very recently — we’re talking in the last two weeks — I’ve felt comfortable telling the closest people around me. Exactly that."And with that

Sunday Funnies

07/13/2014 07:00:00 AM

I Ain't One To Gossip But ...

07/12/2014 08:00:00 AM

Okay, so yeah, Lindsay


07/11/2014 15:00:00 PM

Long ago ... okay, fourteen years ago .... in a state far, far away .... okay, California .... I came across a man in an AOL chatroom.

Would You Hit It?

07/11/2014 12:00:00 PM

Ryan Kwanten, Australian born actor, who plays Jason Stackhouse on HBO’s True Blood and is allegedly portraying Charles Manson in an upcoming film.And one simple question:Would.You.Hit.It?Yes or No.

I Didn't Say It ...

07/11/2014 09:00:00 AM

Rachel Maddow, on the Hobby Lobbied Supreme Court:"These groups want their religious beliefs to excuse them from having to follow the law on, not just contraception, not just health law rules, but on non-discrimination. They now, because of this ruli

Random Musings

07/10/2014 15:00:00 PM

Out in Indiana, anti-equality GOP Governor Mike Pence — who might make a run at the White House in 2016 — issued a memo ordering state agencies not to recognize the hundreds of same-sex marriages that took place in the brief period when marriage

Think It Can't Happen? Think Again

07/10/2014 09:00:00 AM

So, yeah, right after the

Architecture Wednesday: The Depot House

07/09/2014 15:00:00 PM

The Shepaug River Valley Railroad, which ran along Connecticut's

Polly Neace Says She Was Fired For Being A Good Christian

07/09/2014 12:00:00 PM

If I’ve said it once on this blog, I’ve said it a billion times,

That's Our Nikki: Blackmailing The People For A Vote

07/09/2014 09:00:00 AM

I know the election for Governor isn’t until November, but right now the race is a virtual dead-heat between the incumbent, the oh-so-transparent Republican Nikki Haley, and the challenger, Democratic state Senator, and

Kentucky Baptist Church Will Hold Its First Same-Sex Wedding

07/08/2014 15:00:00 PM

Color me stunned, but out there in Kentucky, a

Brad Thorson Comes Out

07/08/2014 12:00:00 PM

We just celebrated July Fourth … Independence Day … a day to declare independence, freedom. And I cannot think of a better day, or a better way, to declare your freedom than by coming out, which is what Brad Thorson

ISBL Asshat of the Week: North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory

07/08/2014 09:00:00 AM

Up there in neighbor to the north, North Carolina that is, Republican Governor Pat McCrory has opted to pass over protections for LGBT workers when he signed a new executive order that bars employment discrimination for state workers on the basis of

WTF? Kim Kardastrophe ... Again! ! !

07/07/2014 12:00:00 PM

Look, I know she just got married and so now she's,

Archbishop Nienstedt Accused Of Having A Case Of 'The Gays'

07/07/2014 09:00:00 AM

First, a little back story ….In 2010 Archbishop John Nienstedt,

Sunday Not Funny: SCOTUS Gets Lobbied ... Hobby Lobbied

07/06/2014 07:00:00 AM

I Ain't One To Gossip But ...

07/05/2014 07:00:00 AM

Gwyneth Paltrow. Y'all know she's like EveryMom, though she has it a lot harder because she makes millions of dollars a year. But I never knew she had a team of people that are needed to keep her normal every day.A source — and you know it's Lohan,

Happy Fourth!

07/04/2014 07:00:00 AM

What are you doing in here?Go on.

Random Musings

07/03/2014 15:00:00 PM

We spent last Sunday with former Round-The-Way-Gays, Neal and David; they downsized a bit and moved into another neighborhood here in Smallville, so they are just a little Further-Round-The-Way.We picked up a friend, Matt, who is in his mid-80’s

Hobby Lobby ... Your Source For Christian Love

07/03/2014 09:00:00 AM

The Green family, who own and run the Hobby Lobby stores — we have one here in Columbia, in which I will not set one foot — like to proclaim how ‘Christian’ they are; Steve Green, the president of the company, proudly says, "We're Christians,

Architecture Wednesday: A House In The Woods

07/02/2014 15:00:00 PM

It’s been mighty hot here in Smallville, of late, and I needed a shot of cool and this house, A House in the Woods, during a snowy winter’s day is cool in every sense of the word.It’s a single-family home located on a densely forested almost te

Happy Twenty-Eighth Birthday Lindsay ... Wait!?! Twenty-Eight?

07/02/2014 12:00:00 PM

Another Republican Leaves The Party

07/02/2014 09:00:00 AM

It’s starting to look like the people of Mississippi have had it with the Teabaggers and the Religious Wingnuts trying to ruin their state. There are small pockets of change sprouting up all over the state, like the ‘If You’re Buying, We’re S


07/01/2014 13:00:00 PM

via The Advocate

Ignore My Arrest For Choking My Chicken In A Neighbor's Chrysler and Vote For Me

07/01/2014 09:00:00 AM

Jordan Haskins is just twenty-four, and running for Congress in Michigan as one of those stalwart, conservative Republicans for whom the way to govern is defined by “faith, family and freedom” saying:“I have dreams, and I want to make a differe

WTF? Marion Cotillard

06/30/2014 12:00:00 PM


Oklahoma? Is The Crazy In The Water?

06/30/2014 09:00:00 AM

Timothy Murray, out there in Oklahoma, was running for Congress against Frank Lucas and, well, he lost; badly. He scored 5.2% of the vote while Lucas secured more than eighty percent; yeah, not even close.So what does Timothy Murray do? He opts to on

Sunday Funnies

06/29/2014 07:00:00 AM

I Ain't One To Gossip But

06/28/2014 08:00:00 AM

Okay, so last week we heard Lindsay Lohan say she was making her stage debut in London’s West End this fall in David Mamet’s

Forty-Five Years Ago Today

06/27/2014 15:00:00 PM

Originally posted June 27, 2009:It was forty-one years ago, a lifetime to some of us, a minute to others, but it marked a turning point for the LGBT community. It marked one of the first, and definitely the loudest, times that gay men and women stood

Would You Hit It?

06/27/2014 12:00:00 PM

Sam Smith, the openly gay British singer, and current 'It Boy' along with one simple question ...Would.You.Hit.It?Yes or No.

I Didn't Say It ...

06/27/2014 09:00:00 AM

Bill Maher, on

Random Musings

06/26/2014 15:00:00 PM

Carlos and I were watching TV the other night and that commercial for Dove Chocolate came on; the one which stars a dead Audrey Hepburn selling candy. Don’t get me started on that! But to my surprise Carlos was offended, mumbling something about th

Jack Thorne Comes Out

06/26/2014 12:00:00 PM

High school swimming star, Jack Thorne, who has two 4A state titles in the 100m backstroke and one state title in the 100m fly, with the Colorado 4A high school record in the 100m backstroke, has come out as gay hoping his story will help and inspire

Five Things To Know About The Transgender Community

06/26/2014 09:00:00 AM

I will admit I don’t know a lot about transgender people; I will admit I often didn’t “get” it. But I’ve listened and I’ve learned and I’ve met some transgender folks along the way through this here blog thing; check out

Architecture Wednesday: Pebble Beach Residence

06/25/2014 15:00:00 PM

Located in beautiful Pebble Beach, this classic Mid-Century Modern California home was stripped to the studs and the rafters and then redesigned around an open plan living area with central hearth, gourmet kitchen, and three bedrooms, each with priva

Update Central: Crsytal Moore, Frank Schaefer, Kristene Chapa

06/25/2014 09:00:00 AM

Earlier this week the people of Latta, South Carolina finally had their say about Mayor Earl Bullard’s firing of openly gay police chief, Crystal Moore, and they spoke loudly and clearly.Moore was reinstated to her position and Earl Bullard, the ma

Presbyterians Vote For Marriage Equality By 3-to-1 Margin

06/24/2014 15:00:00 PM

Last week the Presbyterian Church of the United States [PCUSA] voted to allow same-sex weddings to be performed inside their churches, making them on of the largest Christian denominations to allow its entire congregation equality.And it wasn’t one

The Stuff Of Nightmares ... At Least Mine

06/24/2014 12:00:00 PM

American Ends Up Trapped in Giant VaginaYes, that’s the headline and I’m still shuddering. I mean, sure, for some of you it might be heaven, but for me it’s a place I’ve never been and hope to never visit, like Oklahoma.But last week in Germa

Asshat of the Week: ExxonMobil

06/24/2014 09:00:00 AM

Last week President Obama announced that he will soon issue an executive order extending essential workplace protections to the LGBT employees of federal contractors, and suddenly everyone was eyeing ExxonMobil Corporation — a Fortune 100 corporati

From The Delusional File

06/23/2014 15:00:00 PM

At the sparsely-attended March for Marriage march in Washington last week, National Organization for Marriage [NOM] president and Delusional-in-Chief, Brian Brown really took to some word-twisting, er, paraphrasing, er, plagiarizing,, er, stealing, w

WTF? Lindsay Lohan ... Again

06/23/2014 12:00:00 PM

Y'all remember

Asshats Of The Day Week Month Year Decade Century: The GOP

06/23/2014 09:00:00 AM

Remember that day back in 2001, after the attacks on the World Trade Center, when President George W. Bush stood before the nation and held up an old timey Wanted: Dead or Alive picture of Osama bin Laden and told us we’d hunt him down to the ends

Sunday Funnies

06/22/2014 11:00:00 AM

Sunday Not Funny: Iraq

06/22/2014 07:00:00 AM

I Ain't One To Gossip But ...

06/21/2014 08:00:00 AM

Color me stunned! Britney Spears apparently does not sing live during her Las Vegas spectacle, Pieces of me, at least according to those who work for the, um, 'star.'Britney’s contract for this mess, which pays a reported $15 million a year, demand

Good News Friday: Father's Day Letter From A Texas State Senator To His Gay Daughter

06/20/2014 15:00:00 PM

I've kind of been picking on Texas this week, what with asshats who think being gay is like being an alcoholic, and asshats who are plain racists, and judges who deny birth fathers the right to have their names on their sons birth certificates, or to

Would You Hit It?

06/20/2014 12:00:00 PM

Charlie Hunnam is a Brit actor most recently known as the man who was supposed to be in

I Didn't Say It ...

06/20/2014 09:00:00 AM

President Barack Obama, at a

Random Musings

06/19/2014 15:00:00 PM

Okay, so last Sunday we made the trek to CostCo to stock up on essentials. We go about every five weeks to buy chicken and fish and, of course, toilet paper, household products, milk, bread, anything that we can use in the next five weeks. That way w

In Texas, Jason Hanna and Joe Riggs Are Not The Legal Parents Of Their Own Children

06/19/2014 09:00:00 AM

Earlier this week, I featured a couple of asshats — Rick Perry and Connie Trube — from the great state of Texas, and, maybe, I suggested that they made the Asshat Team, in part,

Architecture Wednesday: Addison Road, West London

06/18/2014 15:00:00 PM

This is Addison Road, a recently renovated 10,000 square foot, five-story home in West London with the only thing left of the original house being the front facade; from there back it’s all new and contemporary and fabulous.Originally, the old Vict

A Step Forward ... A Two-Step Forward

06/18/2014 09:00:00 AM

While you were out and about yesterday, living your life, doing your thing, did you feel it?History being made.Yup, the US Senate made history when it voted to confirm Darrin Gayles to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Asshat Tuesday: Connie Trube

06/17/2014 15:00:00 PM

Our second inductee into the Tuesdays’ Asshat Club, like our first honoree Rick Perry, also hails from Texas ... must be something in the water. She is Connie Trube, a two term—seriously, she was elected twice—La Marque City Council Member who

Asshat Tuesday: Rick Perry

06/17/2014 09:00:00 AM

You could say he’s from Texas, and leave it at that. I mean, that’s explanation enough, right? But, still, even though he’s from Texas, and even though he’s a Republican — not many in the party are known for their intelligence — you have

The Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame Inducts Linda Ronstadt

06/16/2014 15:00:00 PM

Yesterday was our monthly — well, really every five weekly — trek to the CostCo in Charlotte. It’s a nice drive through the country back roads and Carlos loves to visit CostCo for the snack ladies, but that’s another story for another day. Ba

WTF? Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler

06/16/2014 12:00:00 PM

Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler, at the German premiere of their latest craptastic collaboration,

Two Mormons Threatened With Excommunication ... For Trying To Include Women and The Gays

06/16/2014 09:00:00 AM

Kate Kelly is a Mormon, and a human rights lawyer; she founded the Ordain the Women movement to push for women to be allowed to become ministers within the Mormon Church. John Dehlin created an online forum for Mormons and, as a doctoral candidate in

Sunday Funnies: The Rest

06/15/2014 13:00:00 PM

Sunday Funnies: Buh Bye Eric

06/15/2014 10:00:00 AM

Sunday Not Funny: Guns

06/15/2014 07:00:00 AM

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