We'd be okay with this remodel of The Dukes of Hazzard car

The General Lee loses its Confederate Flag, and the truth about Bo and Luke comes out. Read the rest

Sign outside a Dallas comic shop on the day the Supreme Court OK'd gay marriage


We salute you, happy gay people of Red Pegasus Comics in Dallas, Texas.

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Guys. The White House changed its official social media icons to this.


Kind of a crazy day, right? Read the rest

This cartoon nails today so perfectly: Confederate flag down, rainbows up

Instantly iconic.

How the entire internet is reacting to SCOTUS gay marriage ruling (and it's beautiful)


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A celebratory SCOTUS NYAN-bow for marriage equality wheeee!

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A new map of the United States showing where same-sex marriage is legal

EVERYWHERE. Read the rest

Happy anniversary to the Rainbow Pride Flag!


On June 25, 1978, Gilbert Baker raised the first Rainbow Pride flag in San Francisco. Last week, MoMA acquired the flag for their collection, and they have a terrific interview with the designer. Get some vexillographic insight!

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How to talk about Caitlyn Jenner: a guide to speaking and writing about transgender people

Read these thoughtful guidelines from GLAAD, and just try not to be an asshole about it.

In America's libraries, young Adult, graphic novels, and books by people of color are most challenged


The ALA's new State of America’s Libraries Report [PDF] shows American public and school libraries are being challenged most often over graphic novels like Saga and YA novels and books by people of color like The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. Read the rest

If Indiana legalizes homophobic discrimination, Gen Con's leaving Indianapolis

The chair of the 57,000 attendee conference has written to Indiana governor Mike Pence to say that the conference will pull out of the state if a bill passes that lets businesses discriminate against LGBT people if their religion tells them to be hateful fucks. Read the rest

Database of diverse fantasy and science fiction

All Our Worlds is "a database of diverse fantastic fiction, listing 753 (and counting) works of fantasy and science fiction "that demonstrate diversity in sexuality/gender, race, disability, and other aspects." (via Metafilter) Read the rest

Stream Season 1 of Transparent FREE today only (24 January)


If you have not seen it yet, you can enjoy the first season of Amazon's hit series Transparent for free today, Saturday 24 January. A great way to spend your Saturday afternoon or evening! Read the rest

Videoshopping still photos of Putin creates an uncanny valley effect

Vladimir Putin.

Bennie Melwin shares this clip of how they videoshopped photos of Vladimir Putin for the making of a hilarious commentary on Putin's anti-gay policies. Read the rest

Jill Sobule's "I Kissed a Girl": Happy 20th anniversary!


Happy birthday to singer/songwriter Jill Sobule, and happy 20th anniversary to her 1995 indie hit "I Kissed a Girl." It was edgy enough at the time to play on MTV's 120 Minutes.

Though the song title is associated with the Katy Perry song of the same title at this point, 90s adults will get this. Perry was still in elementary school when Sobule shook things up with her non-binary anthem, which helped pave the way for so much of the women-centric folk and roots music of the 1990s, from Lilith Fair and beyond. It's the birthday gift that keeps giving!

I Kissed a Girl (1995)

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Arse Elektronika sex/tech conference starts tomorrow in San Francisco

The theme this year is "trans *" and the event features "Talks, machines, games, workshops and performances;" runs from Oct 2-5 at San Francisco's Chez Poulet (3359 Cesar Chavez St). Read the rest

Rebutting "Every civilization that accepted homosexuality failed"

In a forum for ex-Mormons, a redditor asks how to rebut his wife's assertion that "Every civilization that has accepted homosexuality has failed" -- the answer is epic. Read the rest

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