SEE ALSO:-- Twins' "It Gets Better" video delayed because of Dan Savage controversy, but still in works-- Minnesota Twins plan "It Gets Better" video shoot-- Target Field guard scolded lesbian Twins fans for kissingAfter being in the works for more than a year, the Twins finally released their "It G ... More >>
SEE ALSO: Chris Kluwe says politician is "literally an asshole" for anti-gay marriage stanceJamie Kuntz, an 18-year-old linebacker from Dickinson, North Dakota, was kicked off the North Dakota College of Science's football team after he was spotted kissing his 65-year-old boyfriend during a game.Coa ... More >>
Yesterday, we told you all about how a hacker hijacked Minnesota for Marriage's Facebook account and posted the following passage from Leviticus 20:13: "If a man has sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman, both of them have done what is detestable. They are to be put to death; their ... More >>
Sometimes, you really just can't make it up.Minnesota for Marriage is the state's leading anti-gay marriage group. Last night, someone posted the following passage from Leviticus 20:13 on the organization's Facebook page: "If a man has sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman, both of t ... More >>
In March, the Minnesota Twins said the organization planned to release its "It Gets Better" video in May. Well, May came and went without a team-sponsored anti-bullying video clip surfacing.But fear not, says Kevin Smith, Twins director of public affairs. The video is still in the works and should d ... More >>
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Bradlee Dean is on the offensive again, launching a vicious and inane attack on Dan Savage for being critical of the Bible. Savage spoke to high school students recently and talked about how it's possible to "ignore the bullshit" in the Bible about gay people "the same way we have learned to ignore ... More >>
Last summer, the Twins said they were "looking into" making their own "It Gets Better" video. According to Kevin Smith, Twins director of public affairs, that video will finally be unveiled early this season.In an e-mail to City Pages, Smith said the video will be shot in April and will begin run ... More >>
Kanye West and Jay-Z's collaborative effort Watch the Throne sees two of rap's hugest artists team up to become even more hugest-er. Prior to listening, I had mixed feelings about the whole concept: Both rappers are so gigantic and rich and bored that I figured the album would be like an episode ... More >>
Franken and 12 other senators joined Dan Savage's "It Gets Better" campaign. Al Franken has a solid record as a supporter of gay rights, from his vocal support of gay marriage to voting for and sometimes authoring GLBT-friendly legislation. Now Franken has joined 12 other U.S. Senators in re ... More >>
What might the Twins have in common with the San Francisco Giants, Chicago Cubs, and Boston Red Sox? Obviously not their win-loss records (though with the Cubs, they're damn close.) No, these are the teams who have made, or are in the midst of making, an "It Gets Better" video. The It Gets B ... More >>
Matt VisionQuestEven his own nickname has turned against him!Hijacking politicians' names has become an honored political pastime. Alt weekly sex columnist Dan Savage successfully re-branded Santorum as a substance too disgusting to describe.So it was perhaps inevitable that T-Paw's sobriquet wou ... More >>
Tim Pawlenty steps in some diaper poop.You know you've gone too far criticizing President Barack Obama when even Fox News trashes your rhetoric as "bad for the country." But Tim Pawlenty will try anything to get noticed as he edges toward a run for the White House, while trying to shuck the ... More >>
Team T-Paw loves light rail.Something caught our eye below the headline yesterday that Tim Pawlenty's soon-to-be campaign staff had leased 5,000 square feet of office space in a swank downtown Minneapolis office building. They liked the site because of the Hiawatha Line light rail link to Mi ... More >>
Winning!Tim Pawlenty has found another way to try and convince voters that he's really not the boring guy from Minnesota that everyone says he is. He's hitched his wagon to Charlie Sheen's "tiger blood" star. Sort of. He doesn't really want to have consumed every drug known to human kind, bl ... More >>
In the latest issue of Time magazine, sex columnist Dan Savage calls on former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty to record a video for the "It Gets Better" campaign.When the alt weekly sex columnist is asked who should record a public service spot against gay suicide, he named Pawlenty along with longt ... More >>
FacebookLance Lundsten died on Saturday.Another gay Minnesota teen is dead. But did he kill himself? This much is undisputed: Saturday evening near 10 p.m., Lance Lundsten, an 18-year-old from Miltona, was found unresponsive and rushed from his home to Douglas County Hospital, where he died. ... More >>
brainbloggerMaking bullying an issueDFL lawmakers are trying again to pass a law against homophobic school bullying, and they've found a high-profile platform: When the Legislature meets in a special session to approve emergency flood aid next week. The legislation comes on the heels of a rash o ... More >>
Note: the author's sole motivation for posting this is to pay homage his home state trick you into believing Iowa is more awesome than it actually is. Really, though, visit Iowa. And make sure to bring your tourist dollars.Our annual 'Best Of' issue is set to hit newsstands next week, and among t ... More >>
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