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Entries by Michelangelo Signorile from 02/2012

From Stupid to Dangerous

| Posted 02.02.2012 | Gay Voices

Newt Gingrich's Tennessee campaign co-chair is none other than Tennessee GOP state Sen. Stacey Campfield, which seems only fitting since Campfield, too, appears to fancy himself a historian -- in addition to a public health expert.

James Clementi Remembers Tyler: On Younger Brother's Suicide, Coming Out As Gay And Media Barrage

Posted 02.03.2012 | Gay Voices

The older gay brother of Tyler Clementi, the Rutgers University freshman who took his own life in 2010 after his roommate allegedly used a webcam to t...

Roland Martin's History on Gays Says It All

| Posted 02.07.2012 | Gay Voices

There seems to be a pattern here: smack the ish out, whip dat ass, bowl down your alley, sit in your pew. GLAAD and NBJC say it exposes something ugly and, pointing to Martin's history, that it's time for CNN to show him the door.

Prop 8 Unconstitutional: Rosie O'Donnell, Harvey Fierstein, Celebrities And Media Figures Sound Off

Posted 02.08.2012 | Gay Voices

The news that the 9th Circuit Court of Appeal had ruled Proposition 8 unconstitutional had gay and lesbian political activists, media figures and cele...

Michele Bachmann At CPAC: Former GOP Candidate Slams Prop 8 Ruling, Meets Chuck Woolery

Posted 02.10.2012 | Gay Voices

Former presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann accused the 9th Circuit court of Appeals of “trying to undermine the will of the people” after...

CPAC 2012: Are The Republican Party's Views On Gay Marriage Shifting?

Posted 02.12.2012 | Gay Voices

Are conservatives beginning to admit defeat on same-sex marriage? Iowa GOP Congressman Steve King has in the past attacked same-sex marriage veheme...

Andrew Breitbart At CPAC: Conservative Activist Calls Liberal Tactics 'Outrageous, Dehumanizing' While Defending Larry Craig

Posted 02.14.2012 | Gay Voices

"The devil is here! The devil is here!" bellowed a voice in the distance at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington last weekend. ...

Victoria Jackson At CPAC: Former SNL Star On Gay Marriage, Barack Obama, GOP Candidates

Posted 02.16.2012 | Gay Voices

"I’m here to save America from communism,” the former "Saturday Night Live" cast member and Tea Party activist Victoria Jackson said at the Conser...

How the Closet Corrupted Arizona Sheriff Babeu

| Posted 02.22.2012 | Gay Voices

It's amazing how coming out of the closet has propelled Sheriff Babeu to publicly espouse a whole other brand of Republicanism than the one he was embracing just days ago. It's just one example of how the closet corrupts -- and how coming out liberates.

Martin O'Malley, Maryland Governor, Sounds Off On Gay Marriage, Obama, Chris Christie

Posted 02.23.2012 | Gay Voices

On the eve of a historic vote in the Maryland Senate on a marriage equality bill, Governor Martin O’Malley appeared confident that the bill, which p...

Annise Parker, Houston Mayor, On President Obama, Gay Marriage And Being An Out Politician

Posted 02.27.2012 | Gay Voices

Houston’s openly lesbian Mayor Annise Parker, newly re-elected to a second term, says President Obama needs to evolve "faster" on marriage equality,...

Antonio Darden, Susana Martinez's Former Hairstylist, On His Decision Not To Cut New Mexico Governor's Hair

Posted 02.29.2012 | Gay Voices

New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez will never get the secret formula for her hair color, which was created just for her. So says Antonio Darden of...