Golden Globes: Jodie Foster Comes Out (Again) in Debated Speech About Privacy

By: Monday January 14, 2013 5:45 am

If you happened to be on Twitter or Facebook as Jodie Foster delivered a speech upon receiving the Cecil B. DeMille Award for outstanding career achievement at the Golden Globes (transcript here), you saw a variety of heated, confused and interesting reactions to her call for privacy and her “take two” of coming out of the closet.


Pretend to Be Surprised: Charlie Crist Reportedly Paid Men to Hide Gay Affair

By: Friday June 8, 2012 6:40 pm

All I can muster is a healthy laugh out loud at this news. It was a poorly kept secret in Florida while Charlie Crist was governor, and when the documentary Outrage (featuring my friend Mike Rogers, and directed by Kirby Dick) came out in 2009, he was effectively outed.

Executive Opinions are Nice, and Executive Orders are Nicer

By: Saturday May 12, 2012 10:00 am

Words supporting marriage equality are nice, and greatly appreciated. Growth from old positions is nice, and greatly appreciated.

But executive opinions don’t actually change anything. Executive orders, on the other hand . . .

It’s a Lie to Call Vaughn Walker Openly Gay – But It’s Not a Smear

By: Monday August 9, 2010 2:30 pm

The right-wing is in overdrive attacking Judge Vaughn Walker’s bias, since they say he is ‘openly gay.’ Of course, Walker isn’t openly gay by any stretch of the imagination. But Michaelangelo Signorile perpetuates a dangerous stereotype, difficult to shed for men of my generation and Vaughn Walker’s, by calling these lies ‘smears’ in his otherwise excellent HuffPost article today. It’s not a smear to call someone openly gay, since there’s nothing wrong with being gay in the first place.

Karl Rove’s Self-Delusions Hit New Heights–Forgets He Outed Valerie Plame

By: Thursday July 15, 2010 3:30 pm

Aside from the fact that Karl Rove’s latest Wall Street Journal op-ed operates on the erroneous foundation that the Administration shared all the intelligence they juiced up with Congress (they didn’t), the entire op-ed is based on an absolutely delusional sense of timing.

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