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Jimmy Kimmel's New Ad for Gay Salt Lake
January 11 2012 9:10 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 8:45 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 3:25 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 2:55 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 2:20 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!

What Its Like Telling Gay Jokes in Tennessee
January 03 2012 7:00 AM ET

What It’s Like Telling Gay Jokes in Tennessee 

Jami Smith

The Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys reality star talks about conquering homophobia in the Bible Belt one filthy joke at a time.

Gaysayer Best Tweet Ever December 31
December 31 2011 10:50 PM ET

Best Tweet Ever

Jami Smith

This week on Gaysayer’s Best Tweet Ever, we have everything you need to ring in the new year — sex, wine, and artwork by Georgia O’Keeffe.

Gaysayer Best Holiday Tweet Ever
December 23 2011 5:00 AM ET

Best (Holiday) Tweet Ever

Jami Smith

This week on Gaysayer’s Best Tweet Ever: Our jaded Gaysayer All Stars will fill you to the brim with holiday cheer. Curl up by the fire, grab a warm mug of cocoa and read these tweets to the whole family!

Gaysayer Best Tweet Ever December 16
December 16 2011 5:00 PM ET

Best Tweet Ever — Or, at Least, This Week

Jami Smith

This week on Gaysayer’s Best Tweet Ever: boob jobs and strap-ons to get you in the holiday spirit!

Rosie Sends Gaydar Gun to Michele Bachmann
December 14 2011 1:30 PM ET

Rosie Sends Gaydar Gun to Michele Bachmann

Jeremy Kinser

Rosie O'Donnell tests the reliability of the gaydar gun, pointing it at members of her studio audience and saying she'd sent one to Michele Bachmann to use on her husband, Marcus.

Call Your Girlfriend Tell Her SNL Spoofed Robyn
December 13 2011 2:30 AM ET

Call Your Girlfriend, Tell Her SNL Spoofed Robyn

Lucas Grindley

The original video, which uses just a single camera shot as Robyn dances alone, is re-enacted by comedian Teran Killam in an office instead of a warehouse. And maybe there are a few other differences, too.

Rosie To Letterman You Appear to Be Antigay
December 12 2011 1:45 PM ET

Rosie to Letterman: You Appear to Be Antigay

Jeremy Kinser

Rosie O'Donnell has fired back at fellow comedian-talk show host David Letterman's jokes about her engagement, commenting on his recent sex scandal and suggesting he might be antigay.

Gaysayer Best Tweet Ever December 10
December 10 2011 1:00 PM ET

Gaysayer: Best Tweet Ever

Jami Smith

This week on Gaysayer’s Best Tweet Ever: Madonna, a porn star’s resume, and Newt Gingrich’s future in the movies.

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