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John Stewart Glitter Bombers Act Like Petulant Children
February 17 2012 3:05 PM ET

Jon Stewart: Glitter Bombers Act Like Petulant Children

Neal Broverman

The Daily Show's Jon Stewart is none too impressed with the "glitter-bombing" of GOP candidates, saying it's "more clever than a pie in the face, but less clever than something actually clever."

Bill Maher Summarizes Santorum Views Life Begins at Erection
February 16 2012 4:45 PM ET

Bill Maher: For Santorum, "Life Begins at Erection"

Lucas Grindley

According to Bill Maher's interpretation of Rick Santorum's views on contraception, the candidate believes "life begins at erection."

A Gaysayer Valentine Conversation Hearts You Wish Existed
February 14 2012 5:00 AM ET

A Gaysayer Valentine: Conversation Hearts You Wish Existed

Advocate.com Editors

Sometimes conversation hearts just don't say what you're really thinking, so we asked the @Gaysayer comedians to fix that this Valentine's Day. We're sure sharing these with your dreamboat will do the trick.

Gaysayer Jaded Hearts Club
February 13 2012 6:45 PM ET

Gaysayer's Jaded Hearts Club 

Advocate.com Editors

As a Valentine to all the single LGBT people out there, we’ve asked some of our @Gaysayer comedians to share their insecure tales of romance and regret.

Gaysayer Best Tweet Ever February 10
February 10 2012 8:20 PM ET

Best Tweet Ever: Reviving Anne Heche’s Career 

Jami Smith

Also this week on Gaysayer’s Best Tweet Ever: how to deal with opponents of gay marriage and what lesbians find more important than dating.

Gaysayer Best Tweet Ever February 4
February 04 2012 7:00 AM ET

Best Tweet Ever: Being a Groundhog Isn’t Always Glamorous 

Jami Smith

Also this week on Gaysayer’s Best Tweet Ever: public restroom etiquette, playing hard to get, and why Paula Abdul can’t keep a job.

Gaysayer Best Tweet Ever January 28
January 28 2012 3:35 PM ET

Best Tweet Ever: Why Hell Would Suck

Jami Smith

This week from Gaysayer's best tweets, Oscar nominees evaluated, football has us wondering, and Katherine Heigl's biggest tribute ever.

Hijacked Hashtag LGBTfacts
January 25 2012 7:45 PM ET

Hijacked Hashtag: #LGBTfacts

Josh Hinkle

A Twitter feed called @LGBTfacts, intended to spread antigay rhetoric, spawned a countering Twitter hashtag, #LGBTfacts.

Gaysayer Best Tweet Ever January 21
January 21 2012 2:00 PM ET

Best Tweet Ever: Come Out, Come Out

Jami Smith

Also this week on Gaysayer’s Best Tweet Ever: The Golden Globes, Paula Deen, and Morgan Freeman’s best costar.

Billy Eichner A Swift Quiz to the Face
January 18 2012 11:50 AM ET

Please Don't Scream at Us, Billy Eichner, We Love Your Show

Jami Smith

The Funny or Die comedian brings his unpredictable brand of guerrilla game show to the streets of New York and what happens next is a must-watch.

Stephen Colbert Evaluates Rick Santorum Cred as a Homophobe
January 17 2012 7:15 PM ET

Stephen Colbert Evaluates Rick Santorum's Cred as a Homophobe

Lucas Grindley

Santorum himself has been making the case that he's not very antigay. And his daughter Elizabeth said earlier this month that not only does she have gay friends, they support her father for president.

Comic Todd Glass Comes Out as Gay
January 16 2012 7:15 PM ET

Comic Todd Glass Comes Out as Gay

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Well respected comedian Todd Glass came out as a gay man on WTF today.

Gaysayer Best Tweet Ever January 13
January 13 2012 8:35 PM ET

Best Tweet Ever: Joan Rivers on Beauty Pageants 

Jami Smith

This week on Gaysayer’s Best Tweet Ever: Beyonce’s bundle of joy, jury duty, and your alcoholic friends.

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