Bizarre, Fun, Satire
samesame.com.au - Matt Akersten
A strange press release from the FamilyVoice campaign claims that the ACT's new same-sex marriage law might confuse tradies.
"As any tradie can tell you, marriage has always been a joining of two opposites. You cannot properly unite two of the same," says Ros Phillips, FamilyVoice's 'Research Officer'.
mcsweeneys.net - By Megan Amram
How to begin this review? Few countries that debuted in the 1700s have been as controversial or long running (it's into its 237th season now) as America. It may not have the staying power of perennial favorites such as China or the credibility of indie darlings such as Finland, but America has proven that it can at least make some cultural impact. It's not the best, but hey, they can't all be Louie.
foodmag.com.au - Danielle Bowling
New ads from bourbon brand Bearded Lady aren't "controversial for controversy's sake", despite them featuring transexuals and a police offer about the perform a cavity search.
vice.com - By Paris Lees
"Transgender" is like a really extreme form of gay. I turned gay back in 2003 just to be different, and although it upset my family, it wasn't quite different enough, so I thought I'd get some surgery and shit to really fuck with everyone. Most people have absolutely no idea what they are talking about when it comes to transgender issues, but that doesn't stop them from talking about them, so I figured I'd weigh in and compile a list too...
Tokyo Transsexual Cooks and Serves His Own Genitals at Public "Ham Cybele" Banquet, Police Shrug... (May 23, 2012)
On Sunday, April 13, Tokyo illustrator Mao Sugiyama (who goes by the nickname "HC"), publicly seasoned and braised his own genitals on a portable gas cartridge burner, and then served them to six eager diners who each paid about $250 for the meal. The genitals had be... [more]
Thrift Store Trannequins (May 1, 2012)
laughingsquid.com - By Rusty Blazenhoff
Top Drawer Thrift uses "transgender mannequins" which they call Trannequins to display merchandise at their Austin, Texas store. Proceeds from the store benefit programs at non-profit organization, Project Transitions, which serves the HIV and A... [more]
scallywagandvagabond.com - Scallywag
'Never mind, I can still poke my tongue at the bixches and get paid for it,' is in in a nutshell what RuPaul's Drag Race contestant William Belli and her cohorts Detox and Vicky Vox seem to be saying in this tongue and cheek commercial for Chick-fi... [more]
Image of Virgin Mary seen by some at drag diner (Jan 10, 2012)
www2.tbo.com - By Donna Koehn - The Tampa Tribune
Her sacred image has appeared on a potato chip, a burned tortilla, a grilled cheese sandwich and, most famously here, on the side of a bank building in Clearwater.
Now the Virgin Mary's likeness has popped up on a stain... [more]
RuPaul Wins Iowa Caucus (Jan 3, 2012)
thespoof.com - Written by Hydrogen Balloon
Ames, IA-- Drag-queen RuPaul has won the Iowa Caucus in one of the greatest upsets in political history! The colorful gender bender has never visited Iowa and wasn't even on the ballot until yesterday.
"I thought I was votin... [more]
Pyongyang, North Korea - In surprisingly candid remarks today following his father's death, Kim Jong-un, heir apparent to North Korea's highest government post, expressed doubt that he was sufficiently out of his mind to succeed longtime dictator Kim Jong-il.
Manila archdiocese links to transsexual porn site (Dec 12, 2011)
abs-cbnnews.com - by Jojo Malig, abs-cbnNEWS.com
Manila, Philippines - Will the Archdiocese of Manila blame a typographical error for recommending a transsexual porn website to the Catholic faithful?
The Manila archdiocese's website livestreamed the installation of new ... [more]
A marauding gang of cross-dressing bandits stand accused of stealing "thousands of dollars of filmy fabrics, sequins, feather boas and other accessories" from stores across Florida. This loathsome act of scrunchie-jacking larceny has produced some of the best eyewitness quo... [more]
An app fit for a drag queen (Jul 5, 2011)
straight.com - by Stephen Hui
Some iPhone apps are more useful than others. Dragalicious isn't one of them.
Made in Vancouver by Village&Co., Company Policy, and 49digital, Dragalicious is a new, 99-cent download in the App Store.
With this photo-booth ap... [more]
Ask Some Drag Queens For Some Advice (Jun 14, 2011)
148apps.com - By Jennifer Allen
Asking a Drag Queen for advice might not be the first thing to spring to mind, certainly not when it comes to new app ideas. However Ask Some Drag Queens could well be a quirky hit with many users who are looking for something a little different. Even b... [more]
Drag Queen Bitch Fight! Hedda Lettuce on a Rampage! (Mar 28, 2011)
blogs.villagevoice.com - By Michael Musto
Drag comic Hedda Lettuce generally wears green from head to toe, but lately she's been seeing red.
See, virtually the entire drag community (and myself) was recently assembled at Lips restaurant for a Project Achieve event pr... [more]
Man breaks New Year's resolution before even waking up (Jan 1, 2011)
A Bristol man set a new world record this morning by breaking his new year's resolution before he had even realised it was 2007.
Mike Palmersgate has set himself different targets every January for the last five years but sadly has never managed to keep ... [more]
Rocky Horror wedding surprise (Dec 14, 2010)
dailyexaminer.com.au - Laura Brodnik
It was a case of a jump to the left, a step to the right and a time warped trip down the aisle for newlyweds Hazel Edmondson and Rodney Elphick.
The happy couple celebrated their marriage in secret style at the Kingscliff Beach Bowls Club on Saturday.
Transgender toys manufacturing error (Nov 11, 2010)
baltictimes.com - TBT Staff
Vilnius - An investigation into the distribution of transgender children's toys - female dolls that had anatomically correct male genitals - have been declared a manufacturing error by Child Protection Ombudsman Edita Ziobiene.
The dolls had ... [more]
The Book of Leviticus (Nov 5, 2010)
Laura Schlessinger is a US radio personality who dispenses advice to people who call in to her radio show. Recently, she said that homosexuality is an abomination according to Leviticus 18:22 and cannot be condoned in any circumstance. The following is an open letter to ... [more]
jaunted.com - by JetSetCD
Okay, are you sitting down? Listen to this crazy news: Richard Branson made a bet with Air Asia CEO Tony Fernandes that could have one of them cross-dressing in a flight attendant uniform, to work for a day onboard the winner's airline. OMG. It all focuses ar... [more]