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Sarah Silverman Wants Marriage Equality and a Big Apology
April 23 2012 12:27 PM ET

Sarah Silverman Wants Marriage Equality And a Big Apology

Jeremy Kinser

Comic-actress Sarah Silverman says gay marriage should be legalized "with a big fucking apology for the past few years,"

SNL How Do You Make Mitt Romney Seem Gay Friendly
April 15 2012 12:25 PM ET

SNL: How Do You Make Mitt Romney Seem Gay Friendly?

Lucas Grindley

Saturday Night Live had some parting shots for Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum to commemorate the end of the Republican primary.

Best Tweet Ever Mitt Romney Loves the Ladies
April 13 2012 3:30 PM ET

 Best Tweet Ever: Mitt Romney Loves the Ladies

Jami Smith

Mitt Romney has a plan for winning over female voters. Also this week on Best Tweet Ever: Who’s crazier? Paula Abdul or the lawmakers in Arizona?

WATCH Child Celebrities Opposing Kirk Cameron
April 13 2012 10:34 AM ET

WATCH: Child Celebrities Opposing Kirk Cameron

Jeremy Kinser

"I am a CCOKC," say a number of former child actors, who have come out as members of the group Child Celebrities Opposing Kirk Cameron, in a new Funny or Die video.

Stephen Colbert on Steve King Natural Desire to Discriminate
April 10 2012 1:30 PM ET

Stephen Colbert: Rep. Steve King Has a Natural Desire to Discriminate

Lucas Grindley

The Comedy Central comedian picks slang for gay Iowans, responds to the congressman's "don't ask, don't tell" policy for the workplace, and wonders who is really gay.

Best Tweet Ever Easter Special
April 08 2012 9:15 PM ET

Best Tweet Ever: The Ultimate Easter Scam

Jami Smith

This week in Gaysayer's Best Tweet Ever, sleep aides, the lesbian double standard, and the "web of lies" told to children.

SNL Picks Its First Out Lesbian Cast Member
March 29 2012 2:15 PM ET

Casts Its First Out Lesbian, Report Says

Lucas Grindley

Comedian Kate McKinnon is the first out lesbian cast member on Saturday Night Live if a report Wednesday from Deadline is correct.

Best Tweet Ever Geraldo Most Wanted
March 23 2012 6:36 PM ET

Best Tweet Ever: Geraldo’s Most Wanted

Jami Smith

Thanks to Geraldo’s theory that Trayvon Martin’s hoodie was partly to blame for his being shot to death, college kids everywhere rethink their wardrobes. Also this week on Gaysayer: The Hunger Games and when you know you’ve become a Golden Girl.

Best Tweet Ever Joan Rivers Wishes You a Very Jewish St Patrick Day
March 18 2012 10:55 PM ET

Best Tweet Ever: Joan Rivers Wishes You a Very Jewish St. Patrick’s Day 

Jami Smith

Also on Gaysayer's Best Tweet Ever this week, we discuss Rick Santorum's win streak in the Republican primary and the politics of Uganda. No, not really. We just make fun of them.

WATCH Randy Rainbow isnt marrying Kirk Cameron
March 12 2012 7:15 PM ET

WATCH: Randy Rainbow isn't Marrying Kirk Cameron

Advocate Contributors

Comic Randy Rainbow has a hilariously awkward fake phone chat about gay marriage, which naturally ends with a big musical number from Annie Get Your Gun.

A YouTube Art Form Rick Santorum Parody Songs
March 12 2012 4:00 AM ET

A YouTube Art Form: Rick Santorum Parody Songs

Lucas Grindley

The Harris family's tribute to Rick Santorum, "Game On," has been played more than 800,000 times. But not everyone is a fan, as you can tell by the parody songs popping up on YouTube.

Best Tweet Ever Kirk Cameron 15 Minutes Is Up Again
March 09 2012 8:20 PM ET

Best Tweet Ever: Kirk Cameron’s 15 Minutes Is Up (Again)

Jami Smith

Celebrity allies Craig Ferguson and Alec Mapa discipline Mike Seaver’s bullying in a very special episode of Gaysayer.

Ron Pauls Drag Race Joins the Twitterverse
March 08 2012 10:00 PM ET

Ron Paul's Drag Race Joins the Twitterverse

Scott McPherson

A new satirical Twitter account, pokes fun at current events and brings the seemingly opposing realms of politics and drag queens into one hysterical feed.

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