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WATCH Jimmy Kimmel Asks Have You Ever Had A Gay Experience
May 19 2012 3:09 PM ET

WATCH: Jimmy Kimmel Asks 'Have You Ever Had A Gay Experience?'

Jeremy Kinser

To celebrate President Obama's support of marriage equality, talk show host Jimmy Kimmel posed the question "have you ever had a gay experience" to pedestrians outside his Hollywood studio.

Bristol Palin Watches Too Much Television in Best Tweet Ever
May 18 2012 6:07 PM ET

Best Tweet Ever: Bristol Palin Watches Too Much Television

Jami Smith

Gaysayer reads LGBT-related tweets, picks the most hilarious, and then sends them your way.

Jon Stewart Feels the Up and Down of Obama and North Carolina
May 10 2012 2:20 PM ET

Jon Stewart: North Carolina Is a Happiness Squelch

Lucas Grindley

Comedian Jon Stewart channeled the frustration LGBT people felt Wednesday when learning that President Obama had come out for marriage equality but that North Carolina had banned it. "Congratulations, North Carolina, because for a moment I was feeling a brief glimpse of what I guess doctors would call happiness," he said on The Daily Show. He then ripped up the logic that North Carolinians invoked when voting against same-sex marriage.

Drag Queen Dixie Longate is Selling Tupperware Hand Over Manicured Fist
May 07 2012 12:54 PM ET

Drag Queen is Tupperware Royalty

Neal Broverman

A red-haired vixen is one of America's best sellers of Tupperware — those plastic containers prized by homemakers — and she's only a woman part of the time.

Missouri Lawmaker Wanda Brown Worries About Guns Not Gays
May 04 2012 3:16 PM ET

Wanda Brown Says Gun Owners More at Risk Than Gays

Lucas Grindley

The quest of one Missouri lawmaker to protect gun owners from an imagined discrimination got the Daily Show treatment Thursday.

Jon Stewart Mocks Romney for Cave on Employing Gay Spokesman
May 03 2012 12:20 PM ET

Jon Stewart Mocks Romney for Cave on Hiring Gay Spokesman

Lucas Grindley

Mitt Romney's spokesman on national security, who is gay, resigned this week after a backlash from social conservatives — a move The Daily Show mocked as the latest cave of Romney's principles.

Sarah Silverman Wants Marriage Equality and a Big Apology
April 23 2012 11:27 AM 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 11:25 AM 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 2:30 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?

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