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WATCH: Michael Sam Should 'Gay It Up,' Says 'Daily Show'
August 28 2014 4:15 PM ET

WATCH: Michael Sam Should 'Gay It Up,' Says Daily Show

Rebecca Juro

Skewering recent ESPN coverage, a Daily Show correspondent says Sam's teammates are disappointed he isn't engaging in sexually suggestive horseplay with them.

#TBT: Posters of Male Nudes
August 28 2014 11:30 AM ET

When the Male Nude Was a Selling Point

Christopher Harrity

Using naked men to sell your product is not a new idea. Seems there has always been room for a sexy hunk on a display poster.

WATCH: Lesbian Teen's Perfect Parody Of Westboro's Antigay Panic!
August 23 2014 1:34 PM ET

WATCH: Lesbian Teen's Perfect Parody Of Westboro's Antigay Panic!

Sunnivie Brydum

After the Westboro Baptist Church targeted Panic! At The Disco, a a 16-year-old Scottish fan had a few choice words to sing back to the antigay group.

Comedian's Billboard Taunts Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka
August 20 2014 1:26 PM ET

God Wages Ad Campaign Against Westboro

Michelle Garcia

The person or people behind God's social media accounts say the Westboro Baptist Church has been putting words in his mouth.

40 Under 40: Cameron Esposito Leaves Them Laughing and Thinking
August 20 2014 5:00 AM ET

Cameron Esposito Leaves Them Laughing and Thinking

Tracy E Gilchrist

The Entertainers: Cameron Esposito is a gay comic who says other gay comics should feel free to let it all out onstage.

TBT: Sweater Queens
August 14 2014 7:45 AM ET

Fashion Tips for the Serious Sweater Queen

Christopher Harrity

If you drank at Uncle Charlie's North in NYC, the Garden District in L.A., or Yerba Buena Village in S.F., you were a sweater queen. This is for you.

The World's Greatest, Gayest Insults
August 13 2014 8:00 AM ET

The World's Greatest, Gayest Insults

Christopher Harrity

Here's evidence we might just cast shade the most effectively.

TBT: He-Man Anxiety and Bodybuilding
August 07 2014 4:00 AM ET

He-Man Anxiety and Bodybuilding

Christopher Harrity

There was a lot of sand kicked in a lot of faces in those days. Of course, now we would classify this as bullying.

WATCH: Jimmy Kimmel Brings Back One Half of 'Will & Grace'
August 03 2014 2:09 PM ET

WATCH: Jimmy Kimmel Brings Back Half of Will & Grace

Lucas Grindley

Eric McCormack showed off a trailer to his newest (totally not real) show during a recent visit on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

TBT: Famous Moments On the Wrong Side of History
July 31 2014 4:00 AM ET

Famous Moments On the Wrong Side of History

Christopher Harrity

One day we will laugh at the freak out over marriage equality. After all, the zipper frightened people to death at one time, too. Here are some historic lows of paranoid impediments to progress.

TBT: Dad Will Handle the Meat
July 17 2014 4:00 AM ET

#TBT: Dad Will Handle the Meat

Christopher Harrity

WWII had been won, and Kinsey had published that book about male sexuality. What was left but to put on an apron and stoke up the grill?

That Time Todd Glass Thought He Was Having a Heart Attack
July 11 2014 8:00 AM ET

That Time Todd Glass Thought He Was Having a Heart Attack

Todd Glass

Gay comedian Todd Glass shares hilarious and heart-wrenching moments from his new memoir, The Todd Glass Situation.

18 Tweets That Point Out the Absurdity of the Hobby Lobby Ruling
June 30 2014 5:36 PM ET

18 Tweets That Point Out the Absurdity of Hobby Lobby Ruling

Jami Smith

The Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling allowing companies to deny female employees coverage for contraceptives is breaking the Internet today. Here are 18 tweets that explain the absurdity of the Hobby Lobby ruling.

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