Rex Wockner

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2012

    Paul Ryan's Bicep Writes Funny Tweets

    Someone with a wry sense of humor--and an impressive knowledge of body building regimens--has started a twitter account called @PaulRyansBicep. And reading the tweets is a pretty good workout. Among the best mini-missives from Ryan's non-bipartisan, non-bisexual bicep:

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    September 25, 2012

    Political Official: "Gaga Is A Slut Who's Influencing Many Children!"

    And you thought Mitt Romney saying that windows on planes should be openable was the dumbest remark of the year! Well, here comes Staten Island Borough President James Molinaro demonizing Lady Gaga as some kind of Reefer Madness-style villain because she was photographed smoking a joint in Amsterda ... More >>

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    September 18, 2012

    "Today, Mitt Romney Lost The Election"

    Hallelujah. Whoopee. Don't even tell me how, as long as it happened for sure. No, wait, let's find out what's behind this supposed nail in the coffin of Romney's flip flopping, vague, slippery, but otherwise FABULOUS campaign. Using the above headline, here's what Josh Barro wrote on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    Guess Why Public Nudity Might Get Banned In San Francisco?

    Says The Bay Area Reporter: "A showdown over whether San Francisco should ban public nudity is looming as the issue again rears its head." Oh, no. They went with "rears its head." "This time," continues the author, "the tipping point may be de to naked men wearing cock rings." Oh, no, they said ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Obama Mentioned Gays Three Times Last Night!

    President Obama's speech was strong and confident, not only in the digs at Romney (who's still convinced Russia is our number one enemy, zanily enough), but in its nods to LGBT people, who are usually invisible when it comes to vote-for-me orations. Obama noted that gays aren't responsible for our ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    Even Fox News Thinks Obama Is Winning

    The fair and balanced channel just polled a random sampling of voters, and the results seem fair and balanced! In fact, Obama got 49% of the votes, as opposed to only 40% for Mitt Romney. This is the President's biggest lead over Romney since the latter became his opponent, and it's easy to see wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2012

    Boy Scouts Decide They Still Hate The Gays!

    After a two-year review, the Boy Scouts have decided to reinforce their ban on gays (out gays, that is). It took them two years to look through the evidence and consider all the protests and confirm their own hideous bias by saying,"Yep, still hate gays."

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    May 8, 2012

    Some Rich Gays Are Stiffing Obama In Protest!

    Wait, that sounds a little dirty. How about "Some rich gays are pulling out..."? Nah, that sounds suggestive too. Well, however you phrase it, this is serious stuff. See, Obama's had a pretty good record with regard to LGBT decision making (though he's still "evolving" about same-sex marriage--U ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2012

    Rick Santorum's Top Six Anti-Gay Marriage Bites

    Thanks to reporter Rex Wockner for the lineup. And by the way I'm leaving out all the "man on dog" stuff because they've gotten enough airplay. Give some other hate bites a chance! * A napkin is not a paper towel, metaphysically.

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    January 23, 2012

    Cynthia Nixon Says She Chose To Be Gay! Oops! Controversy!

    I didn't choose it, though I do remember a pubescent period where I felt it could probably have gone either way. But after gamely trying to get turned on by photos of women (even women who looked a bit like guys), I realized I could just as easily pretend to be the Queen of Roumania. I was defini ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Come On Obama! Back Gay Marriage Again!

    'Blade' file photo by Michael Key​You did so when you were on the way up. Well, now that you're as high in the power ladder as a person can get and you can really make a difference, especially as the matter is being debated in the New York state legislature as we speak, your finally taking a ... More >>

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    January 26, 2011

    Obama Mentioned Gays Once in His State of the Union Address

    ​Said he about our troops: "Starting this year, no American will be forbidden from serving the country they love because of who they love. And with that change, I call on all our college campuses to open their doors to our military recruiters and ROTC. It is time to leave behind the divisiv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    Federal Employees Can Buy Insurance For Their Dogs, But Not For Their Same-Sex Partners

    ​Workers who receive Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) today learned that they can buy Aetna health insurance for their pets if they so desire. But if the employees are LGBT, of course, they still can't buy insurance for their partners, thanks to the lingering Defense of Marriage Act!

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    September 17, 2010

    "A Republican Gay Group Sues to Repeal 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' in Federal Court and Wins!

    ​"And the administration of our 'fierce advocate' Barack Obama defends the law and loses. "Is anyone noticing a pattern here? "It is an echo of when, in 2009, the Obama administration in court defended the Defense of Marriage Act, signed by President Clinton, as a protection against incest. ... More >>

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    August 27, 2010

    Dear World: What Is Effing Wrong With This Picture?

    ​PEOPLE WHO SUPPORT SAME-SEX MARRIAGE -Dick Cheney -Ted Olson -Laura Bush and Cindy McCain -Glenn Beck -Ken Mehlman -Arnold Schwarzenegger PEOPLE WHO OPPOSE SAME-SEX MARRIAGE

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    August 17, 2010

    Where Can Gays Marry and Adopt?

    ​Watchdog reporter Rex Wockner knows, and he's put it all down in one handy list for future husbears and bear-ents: "Same-sex marriage is legal in Argentina, Belgium, Canada, Iceland, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Mexico City, Connecticut, Iowa, Massachusetts ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2009

    Advocate Writer Stabbed To Death

    ​Charlie Sheen's household brawl wasn't the only horrifying occurrence crawling through the chimney on Christmas day this year. As gay watchdog Rex Wockner alerts me, a 25-year-old man named Michael J. Griffin went to visit a 53-year-old Indiana University assistant professor named Don Belton ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2009

    Obama Sends Gays To The Back Of The Bus Again

    I never thought I'd agree with the conservative advocacy group the Log Cabin Republicans, always assuming that "gay Republican" was as much of an oxymoron as "casino culture." But they've hit the gay nail on the head by chiding Obama for his latest attempt to placate the LGBT community with his re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2009

    Gay Recap: Dolly Parton Confuses, Ed Koch Evades

    Sometimes such dizzying things happen in the media that I am too stunned to type them in and share them with you kids. Thank Goddess for Rex Wockner, the gay blogger who does a column called "Quote, Unquote," reminding us of that month's queer-related utterances from notables and blabbermouths. It ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2008

    Mr. Blackwell's Partner Erased By AP

    The AP wire service was recently dropped by some papers because they can't afford it anymore, the stories are already posted on the AP site, and besides, they obviously leave shit out! As my friend, the gay watchdog Rex Wockner, points out, the AP obit for acerbic fashion critic Mr. Blackwell curiou ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 12, 2004
  • News

    August 12, 2003

    Der Vild, Vild Vest!

    Arnold Rides In With His Own Brand of Machine

  • News

    February 18, 2003

    The State of Oral Sex

    A New Debate Over Safety in Sucking