Mark Frauenfelder at 8:17 am Tue, Feb 7, 2012
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If Rick Santorum can apprehend the rainbow robber, all his problems will be solved.
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I’ve always wondered when someone would uncover the real homosexual agenda. (Incidentally, in case you’re wondering, the jester costumes come back during the first Maddow Administration.)
SHHHH DON’T TELL
And don’t ask?
My mother made me a homosexual, and if you get her the yarn she can make you one too.
(no you have to saw it with a drawl…)
Looks like he’s hogging it all for himself.
He falls in the “flamboyantly” gay category
If Rick Santorum would just have sex with a Man, all his problems would be solved. If he’d just have sex with a moving train, at least one of our problems would be.
How about sex with a man on a moving train?
I one time heard a rant from some anti gay preacher on the Focus on the Family radio show talking all about how great gay male sex was and how women are probably more compatible with women. It’s almost like he was saying Teh Ghey is so awesome we’d all be doin’ it unless we were obedient to the word of God.
Seriously? I’ve made a couple of forays that direction during threeways with bi couples. I was not converted And why does this speaker think Teh Ghey is so menacingly awesome? I do not say this as a joke. This man has my deepest sympathies as it seems that he is deeply conflicted and missing out on what he really wants.
I don’t think Santorum is a closet case. Pretty sure he’s just a regular jerk.
Finally! We can all put to rest the endless debate of born-that-way vs. choice! It’s been this character all along.
Spotted another Jester ad “for gayer wear” here. Not nearly as interesting as the rainbow theft, but it looks to be dated November, 1917, for what that’s worth.
He looks awfully grim in both drawings. :(
I’m not sure where you’re seeing that date, but I’m getting “October 15, 1947″ both at the bottom of the ad and in the tag cloud…
I’ve robbed the rainbow to make you gay
Well, that’ll do it…
no comment about the jester’s blue ball? i am disappoint.
life is full of disappoint.
The jester’s outfit has its appeal but for my money, you can’t beat a bloody clown suit.
So, with her shoes I had assumed that she already had her full quota of rainbows. I guess you can’ t be too gay.
Those are some pretty telling shoes, although with that outfit and hairstyle she wouldn’t be pinging my gaydar. Even with the shoes. I might think she borrowed them from her lesbian roommate. ;)
What’s gay or straight about shoes? Aren’t straight girls allowed to wear comfortable shoes?
Nope. It’s in the handbook.
There’s a straight person handbook? I only have the lesbian version… **grin**
If you think that making shoes comfortable makes them gay, you’ve been skipping class.
Sexual orientation doesn’t matter: but only a misogynist could make those shoes.
You’re assuming that they’d be worn by women.
Anyone can wear any shoes they like, but straight girls who wear lesbianish shoes might get mistaken for gay. Which, you know, is sort of not the end of the world. Gay people get mistaken for straight all the time.
Instead of “shoes” feel free to insert “hairstyles” or “rainbow stickers” or whatever into your question and see if it makes more sense…
Today, I am wearing khaki colored denim pants (neutral) a men’s blue button-down shirt (kinda lesbian) with a blue argyle sweater-vest (pretty lesbian), brown leather shoes (very lesbian), thick-rimmed brown glasses (sorta lesbian), short hair that’s very short on the sides and less so on the top and asymmetrical (omg lesbian), six cartilage piercings in my left ear with rainbow-colored gemstone beads (gay gay gay), a rainbow ear cuff and conch piercing in the right (gay gay gay gay gay) and a left-eyebrow barbell (quite lesbian).
Wow, today I look extra specially gay… didn’t even realize, this is just what I wear to work.
Feel free to wear anything on that list, but if you wear everything on that list (other than the pants) people will think you’re a lesbian. Unless you’re obviously a man, in which case you’ll just be sorta preppy with a weird hairstyle, I guess? Anyway, being mistaken for gay because you’re wearing gay shoes or a gay haircut is only really a problem if you have a problem with gay people…
FWIW as a straight male, I find shoes like that (and menswear-inspired clothes in general) to be rather attractive on girls. The sweater (or jumper) here and the haircut are a bit dorky, though.
But, that preppy pleated skirt with a well-fitting (slightly loose) but men’s styled striped oxford shirt, thick-frame glasses and those shoes… very nice on a girl.
The conservatives were right, it is all a conspiracy to make us gay. Who knew that was what all those rainbow flags were for.
Yessiree. And don’t forget how they use Unicorns to indoctrinate the youngsters.
Famous washroom graffiti dialogue:
“My mother made me a homosexual.”
“If I get her the wool, will she make me one too?”
The only thing that would make this better would be if the woman looked exactly like a young Judy Garland.
Instead of a young Edward Norton.
Well, I was thinking of the whole “Friends of Dorothy” thing. But you’re right, Edward Norton would make it gayer.
Related(?): “There is no pink light” http://youtu.be/S9dqJRyk0YM
So THAT’s how they do it!
Favorite bumper sticker of all time:
Gay by Birth
Fabulous by Choice
Huh. Dude looks a bit like Sean Connery. But “James Bond” would never wear anything as gay as… OMG! Zardoz! http://photobucket.com/images/zardoz/
If you think THIS is hilarious, tell people you love to eat spotted dick.
Or bangers and mash.
“Banger? Why I hardly know her!”
For some reason that image made me think of Rick Santorum, too…
Wow, it’s like someone went back in time to play a joke on the future.
In the Roman Forum? Say no more!
I remember when rainbows were just rainbows…ah…good times.
Nope, we have this one. And rainbows too. And pride! You really can’t have them back, not anytime soon anyway. Maybe someday, when we’re actually equals and no one is at all worried about anyone’s sexual orientation, we won’t need our words anymore and the meanings will fade.
It’s our language too, you know. And it’s good to know homophobic bigots are willing to accuse us of perverting everything, even language. Very creative of you there!
Basically, this is one teeny tiny downside of shoving a minority into a corner and calling us names – it means you really, really don’t get to decide what names we decide to call ourselves.
The only idiots in California I know of who are perverting anything are the ones pushing to keep Prop 8 in place.
I was pretty sure he was quoting Homer Simpson, but now you have me wondering.
Heh, I didn’t spot the quote… People really do say things like that pretty regularly, though, so I assumed he meant the words coming out of his fingers.
But they lost today! It’s a good day.