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Hijacked Hashtag LGBTfacts
January 25 2012 6:45 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 1:00 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 10:50 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 6:15 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 6:15 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 7:35 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.

Bill Maher Rick Santorum Thinks About Gay Sex More Than Gays
January 13 2012 3:50 PM ET

Bill Maher: Rick Santorum Thinks About Gay Sex More Than Gays

Lucas Grindley

As a guest on Chelsea Lately, Bill Maher said Rick Santorum "thinks about gay sex more than any gay man in America" and suggested that Elisabeth Hasselbeck has let religion make her crazy.

Honey Badger Says Read This Book Stupid
January 13 2012 1:10 AM ET

Honey Badger Says, “Read This Book, Stupid” 

Jami Smith

Randall takes his narration of the animal world to the printed page and talks to The Advocate about how it has helped save some crazy ass animals from the brink of extinction.

Jimmy Kimmel's New Ad for Gay Salt Lake
January 11 2012 8:10 PM ET

Jimmy Kimmel's New Ad for Gay Salt Lake

Advocate.com Editors

The number one city on The Advocate's annual list of Gayest Cities in America — Salt Lake City — inspired a television commercial to tout the city's new image.

If the Closet Weren't a Metaphor
January 11 2012 7:45 PM ET

If the Closet Weren't a Metaphor

Advocate.com Editors

Check out this video from Funny or Die on what it would be like if the closet weren't a metaphorical place where people stay before "coming out." You never know who you'll find in there.

SNL Has a Message from Rick Santorum
January 08 2012 2:25 PM ET

SNL Has a Message from Rick Santorum

Advocate.com Editors

Wearing a sweater vest and on his way to New Hampshire, Rick Santorum pledges to take on the lesbians and "Mormon death squads" trying to scuttle his grassroots campaign.

Kathy Griffin Gets Her Own Talk Show
January 08 2012 1:55 PM ET

Kathy Griffin Gets Her Own Talk Show

Advocate Contributors

The comedian's show, Kathy, will appear on Bravo alongside a slate of new shows announced by the cable network this week.

Gaysayer Best Tweet Ever January 7
January 07 2012 1:20 PM ET

Best Tweet Ever: A Question for Fox News

Jami Smith

This week on Gaysayer’s Best Tweet Ever: Politics, religion, and Dolly Parton!

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