Tag: gay issues
Memo to Joe the Asshole: The media is not your P.R. arm
“Mr. Burns, your campaign has the momentum of a runaway train. Why are you so popular?” It appears tea partiers take their cues from the Springfield despot when it comes to dealing with the media. Joe the Plumber, who on Tuesday secured the GOP nomination for Congress in Ohio, threw a hissy fit after a…
The folly of hate crimes legislation
More proof : Three women identified by their lawyers as lesbians were arraigned yesterday on a hate crime charge for allegedly beating a gay man at the Forest Hills T station in an unusual case that experts say exposes the law’s flawed logic. “My guess is that no sane jury would convict them under those circumstances, but…
God save us from gay geeks with crappy musical taste
Masochist that I am, I have nonetheless managed to avoid “Glee.” A troublemaking friend, mindful of my disdain for musicals and gay cliches, directed me to this clip just to get my reaction. Expletives deleted. I’m embarrassed for us all.
An unintended consequence of gay marriage
It can make for a thorny predicament if you’re gay and in a committed relationship with your twin brother. Our dilemma is how to deal with our increasingly nosy family and friends. They know we’re gay, and we live in a state where same-sex marriage is legal, so we’re getting pressure to settle down.
The petty bigotry of one million moms
One Million Moms, a front group for the Christian fundamentalist American Family Association, is “offended” by JC Penney’s decision to hire Ellen DeGeneres as a spokesperson. By jumping on the pro-gay bandwagon, JC Penney is attempting to gain a new target market and in the process will lose customers with traditional values that have been…