WiGWAG

  • True ally

    Cyndi Lauper is helping establish Manhattan’s first permanent housing for homeless LGBT youth in Harlem. The True Colors Residence, set to open in winter 2011, will provide young people ages 18 to 24 with a place to live while helping them get back on their feet. “Kids are coming out in greater numbers as they see themselves accepted and represented on TV and in movies, but they’re still bei.... Read More
  • Go fleetly

    C. B. Fleet has created a new disposable douche campaign targeting gay men. The print ads, set to debut in Out magazine in June, feature a donkey above the tagline: “Keep it Clean. Naturally.” “We’ve always known that some of our consumers were using Fleet enemas for reasons other than to relieve constipation,” said Emily Klopp, senior brand manager for Fleet Naturals. The new campaign c.... Read More
  • Homo hate

    A Florida church is crusading against the mayoral candidacy of Craig Lowe, who is in a run-off election this month in Gainesville. In a video posted on YouTube, Dove World Outreach Center pastor Wayne Sapp says, “Bottom line is, we cannot afford a homo mayor. …We got one running for mayor of Gainesville, trying to convert Gainesville into Homoville. We can’t have it.” Dove World has other .... Read More
  • Uniform rules

    Two women with the Lingerie Football League were placed on probation for being overdressed in a photo shoot for an alternative newspaper in Miami. The women wore shoulder pads for their cover photos. The pads are allowed on the gridiron, along with helmets and kneepads, but the preferred attire for photo sessions is a satin bra and panties. The league, which presents women’s indoor football and .... Read More
  • Cheney’s run

    There is not yet an official field of candidates for the 2012 presidential election, but Liz Cheney has been mentioned as a GOP possibility. How should she distinguish herself? To avoid confusion with lesbian sister Mary Cheney, political satirist Bill Maher has suggested the campaign slogan, “Not the lesbian one.”.... Read More
  • Cheney’s command

    Like father, like daughter in the Cheney clan. Dick Cheney’s non-lesbian daughter Liz is the neo-conservative torch-bearer in the family, but she now has critics on the right comparing her to Joseph McCarthy. In her leadership post at Keep America Safe, Cheney is defending her dad’s record as boss of the president during the Bush years and his record as adversary of the president during the fi.... Read More
  • Vatican casts demons out

    The Vatican’s chief exorcist claims that the devil has infiltrated the Holy See. “When one speaks of ‘the smoke of Satan’ in the holy rooms, it is all true – including these latest stories of violence and pedophilia,” Father Gabriele Amorth, 85, told The Times of London. He also claimed there are “cardinals who do not believe in Jesus, and bishops who are linked to the demon.” Amor.... Read More
  • ‘Prosti-dude’ strikes out

    America’s first legal male prostitute has left a rural Nevada brothel after a two-month stint that received oodles of attention but fewer than 10 paying women. The Shady Lady Ranch, located 150 miles northwest of Las Vegas, reports that “Markus” (not his real name), a 25-year-old Alabama native, has returned to his porn career in California. Maybe Markus should have taken male clients after .... Read More
  • GOP chief’s night out

    Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele spent $1,946.25 in February at Voyeur West Hollywood, a bondage-themed nightclub featuring topless women dancers simulating lesbian sex. The expenditure was included on an RNC report filed with the Federal Election Commission. How many things are wrong with this picture?.... Read More
  • Ricky Martin comes out

    Singer Ricky Martin has finally swung open his closet door, putting an end to the worst-kept secret in the entertainment world. “I am proud to say that I am a fortunate homosexual man,” Martin stated in a March 29 blog post on his Web site. “I am very blessed to be who I am.” Martin said his sons gave him the inspiration to stop living a lie. “To keep living as I did up until today would.... Read More