Feminists and trans activists sometimes argue that drag is inherently a joke against them, and against gay people, not with us all. Disagree! But in Humphries' case, they were right. (Image via Barry Humphries' Weimar Cabaret)
This is a huge disappointment, and I had missed his previous comments, but Barry Humphries has made some shockingly anti-trans statements in a new interview, statements that really outstrip the unfortunate/arguably insensitive comments that are routinely called out by the trans community and their defenders.
In other words, this isn't PC vs. non-PC territory, this is outright hostility ...
Above: Yes, but can you moan DAD when he's possibly younger than you are?
Robert Van Hook, who made his living in the '80s robbing gay men he met him bars — and who wound up savagely murdering one — was finally put to death in Ohio this week, 33 years later.
Van Hook, a veteran of the military, strangled David Self unconscious, stabbed him in the back of his head, then pared him open and left a cigarette butt and the murder weapon inside the wound. He actually tried a gay-panic defense recently to forestall the inevitable.
Self's surviving friend Troy Lynch spoke to local media about the crime, saying he remembers Self every day:
I'm not sure how I feel about this, to be honest. George Takei is being a new app called House of Cats that stars parodies of the Trumps, including Trumpy Cat, in a White House setting. You're supposed to take pleasure from getting your pic taken with Trumpy Cat and making him say and do silly things.
Takei seems to know it's a potentially bad idea, saying in a press release:
Above: I think languid is the word you're looking for.
Below: Keep reading for the wrestler who lost his scholarship when he lost his shit and went full-on Nazi, Star Parker calling gays animal-fuckers, Thomas Roberts's ass destroying yet another pair of sensible work pants, and more ...