As the world's eyes are trained on the Winter Olympics, Russia has come under a tremendous amount of fire for its treatment of LGBT people. On Friday, everyone's favorite deadbeat F1 team was the latest to say "In your face, Russia" with a tweet supporting the gays. Until they took it down.
As gay men and lesbians get closer and closer to the mainstream they've often traded in their image as the queer radicals who started the Stonewall Riots for the milquetoast assimilationists who want to get married and have kids and put HRC bumper stickers on their cars. That doesn't mean we're still not queer…
As with disco, urban renewal, waxed chests, and adoption itself, a new study suggests that the Gays are now early adopters in the vehicular realm. More importantly, their purchase of a car can be a keen predictor of its ultimate success in the general marketplace.
Before a presentation at SUNY Plattsburgh on March 8, someone scrawled the chirographically and intellectually challenged message "Faggets + Dikes Need to Die" on the driver's-side window of the "fag bug." [Vanity Fair]
Vince Vaughn has issued a statement about the removal of an extended gay joke from the trailer of his new move, The Dilemma. That's right, "a statement," not "an apology." Via Deadline, here it is:
We're really starting to like Stick Shift, Vanity Fair's weekly gay car blog. It explains to us the intricacies and variations of the gay psyche in a language we can understand: cars. Take, for instance, that really nice middle-aged guy who runs the local antiques shop. He's always inviting you and your teenage…