Topic: LGBTQ

Sweet Simple Britney Spears Likes Gay People, But Thinks They’re ‘Somewhat Girls’

Sweet Simple Britney Spears Likes Gay People, But Thinks Theyâre âSomewhat Girlsâ

Sweet, simple Britney Spears is in trouble yet again for trying to understand the vast, confusing world outside of her own head. She’s been dinged on previous occasions for making kind of obliviously offensive comments about gay people, and she’s back in action now trying to puzzle out exactly what makes them so cool and different from regular people who do normal stuff like be attracted to the opposite sex. More »

10 Things Not To Say To A Lesbian Mom

10 Things Not To Say To A Lesbian Mom

I have yet to have children but when/if I do, my fiancée and I will most likely be looking at the following annoying inquiries. I know this because we’re already dealing with variations on these same inquiries about our family and how we relate to another one. While there are obviously much, much worse comments you can make to a same-sex family (like my lovely neighbor who daily refers to my fiancée and I as “dyke bitches,” well GOOD MORNING TO YOU TOO), the following always seem to come from well-intentioned individuals. More »

Dear Alec Baldwin: Shockingly, It’s Still Not Cool To Say Homophobic Stuff When You’re Mad

Dear Alec Baldwin: Shockingly, It's Still Not Cool To Say Homophobic Stuff When You're Mad

You know how Paula Deen is using the whole, “I was really mad at that guy so I called him the n-word!” defense, and other people are all, “It’s okay because it’s just when she was really mad!” and it is kind of infuriating? Well, that fury must be steadily maintained for when people say homophobic things as a result of their anger at another human being, too. I’m talking to youAlec Baldwin! More »

8 Things That WIll Not Happen If Gay Marriage Is Legalized

8 Things That WIll Not Happen If Gay Marriage Is Legalized

Marriage equality opponents seem to have one thing on their mind: marrying their pets. Or, at least, this is what they cannot stop talking about in relation to the legalization of same-sex marriage. Why? Because obviously, if two consenting adults who love each other are able to wed each other and get several significant benefits that heterosexual couples unquestioningly have, then all your neighbors will start trying to put their labradors in drop waist wedding gowns from Vera Wang’s newest collection or fancy powder blue suits by Bark Jacobs. Isn’t he lovely? They’ll say. We always knew Growlcho Marx could pull off a tux like no man. More »