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Comedian, Gay Fan Favorite Joan Rivers Is Dead at 81

Comedian, Gay Fan Favorite Joan Rivers Is Dead at 81

The comedian died a week after cardiac arrest during a surgical procedure.

#TBT: Back to the Gay Future

Back to the Gay Future

The golden age of science fiction magazines served up some interesting queerish images. We have seen the future, and the future is gay.

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

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

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

When the Male Nude Was a Selling Point

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!

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

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

God Wages Ad Campaign Against Westboro

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

Cameron Esposito Leaves Them Laughing and Thinking

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

Fashion Tips for the Serious Sweater Queen

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

The World's Greatest, Gayest Insults

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

TBT: He-Man Anxiety and Bodybuilding

He-Man Anxiety and Bodybuilding

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

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