Unproclaimed lesbian idol Jodie Foster will be the commencement speaker for the University of Pennsylvania's Class of 2006. The university will bestow an Honorary Doctor of Arts degree upon Ms. Foster. My commencement speaker was the CEO of some chemical firm that had financial investments in apartheid South Africa. 🙁 Congratulations to the Penn lesbians! […]
The Post-Gazette's Scott Mervis faces down Brokeback Mountain's impending dominance of the Oscars … With a nod to “Brokeback Mountain,” the PG brings you its first-ever gay-cowboy 12-question movie quiz. Because, to no one's surprise, the genre doesn't run deep, our focus here is not on cowboy movies with gay people, but rather, with Oscar-related […]
Big Gay Picture has a little update on anti-Rene Portland protests at Penn State women's basketball games … Here's a quote from Rene Portland that sums up the entire situation (and she is oblivious to the irony) “Can we just talk about basketball? You guys have tried for six goddamn months, excuse my language,” Portland […]
This is especially funny. One of the good things about Aaron McGruder's satire is not having to add much in the way of commentary. Click on the cartoon to read the strip.
The PG is all queered up this week …. L.A. Johnson takes a look at a recent New York Times piece lauding Pittsburgh as more gay friendly than Manhattan. The NYT author cites our thriving arts scene, affordable housing and high-profile LGBT events. Several local LGBT leaders weigh in with some skepticism that we are […]
Another story from today's Post-Gazette According to a policy paper from the National Sexuality Resource Center at San Francisco State University,denying us marraige can lead to mental health problems. Well, duh! The stress of being a second class citizen will do that you. Having to rush to your partner's hospital bedside while realizing you left […]
Monday's Post-Gazette featured Buchanan Ingersoll PC's Nontraditional Couples and Families practice group which specializes in LGBT legal work. [Maureen] Cohon, the wife of Carnegie Mellon University President Jared Cohon, said her firm's nontraditional couples practice began quietly when a friend in a gay relationship asked her about guardianship for a child and drafting a will. After […]
The songwriter of Willie Nelson's “gay cowboy” song was on NPR's What Do You Know this weekend. He's was wryly funny discussing how this song emerged from the Urban Cowboy phase of the early 80's. He also pointed out that Brokeback Mountain is about sheepherders, not cowboys. LOL. So I was waiting for Aaron MacGruder […]