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A Moment at the Fence

A Moment at the Fence

BY ADAM DAVIDSON | For the past 10 months I’ve had the privilege and responsibility of representing Matthew Shepard in the Wandering Theatre Company’s production of “The Laramie Project.” As far as we know, this is the first time Matthew has been part of “The Laramie Project Cycle.” To add someone we lost almost 20 […]

Pope to LGBT Catholics: No “In” at the Room    

Pope to LGBT Catholics: No “In” at the Room    

BY ANDY HUMM | Pope Francis’ US visit September 22-27 will not include a meeting much sought-after by LGBT Catholics, nor will Catholics who affirm gay love be given any voice in the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia that is the principal purpose of his trip. Despite this exclusion, no public protests are planned by […]

Je Suis… Blah, Blah, Blah

BY ED SIKOV | Since the last Media Circus ran in late December, your faithless columnist shattered his left kneecap and, after surgery, landed in a full-length leg brace. Also, 12 cartoonists, editors, and staff were murdered at the office of the satirical French weekly Charlie Hebdo. I do mean to compare the two events. For […]

Crackpots — The Alley’s Lousy With ‘Em

BY ED SIKOV | More from the inane and appalling front: Charla de la mierda: Spanish Senator Luz Elena Sanín recently claimed the country’s economic problems were caused by “subsidies for NGOs and homosexuals” — you know that latter term; NGOs are non-governmental organizations, what we usually call non-profits. A member of the ruling Populist […]

I Won’t Hold the God Hates Fags Freak to His Promise

I Won’t Hold the God Hates Fags Freak to His Promise

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | Many people first learned of the Reverend Fred Phelps in late 1998 in connection with the funeral of Matthew Shepard, the gay college student brutally slain in a Laramie, Wyoming hate crime –– though Phelps had been up to no good long before that. When Shepard’s family announced plans for his October […]

Jesus Quits As Evangelical Savior: My Biggest Scoop Ever!

 BY SUSIE DAY | At 11 p.m. EST last night, Jesus H. Christ interrupted regularly scheduled programs on every TV channel across the Western Hemisphere with a stunning simulcast announcement. Effective immediately, Jesus stated, “I resign My post as Lord and Savior at every evangelical church or Christian organization that sponsors anti-gay legislation or seeks to […]

The Boston Attacks: Learning to Regret

BY KELLY JEAN COGSWELL: He looked just like a young Bob Dylan, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev — handsome as sin and a little lost, with the same dark angelic ringlets, same soulful eyes. All the networks kept showing the photo Friday, right next to one of a boat parked in a suburban yard. Then, they’d show the scene […]