Somewhere Over The Rainbow: I Love Corporate Pride
Trash

Somewhere Over The Rainbow: I Love Corporate Pride

Dedicated to the man on East Houston Street snapping his fingers while holding a rainbow Hollister bag Pride isn’t a brand. Has commercialization ruined Gay Pride? Pride month–awareness or cash grab by major brands? These lines should feel familiar–they’ve been culled from the copious yearly editorials decrying the commercialization of Pride. Ho hum. Every Pride … Continue reading

“Twinks4Trump”: Contrarianism, Wilde, Decadence, and the Future of Queer Politics
Decadence / Rants and Raves

“Twinks4Trump”: Contrarianism, Wilde, Decadence, and the Future of Queer Politics

Happy Gay Pride, friends! Happy BIG 50 to the Stonewall Riots! I mean, Uprising. No, I mean, Rebellion! Yes, rebellion! The New York Times recently provided a series of pieces on the many conflicting narratives about Stonewall. Who threw the first brick–or stone–or rock–or coins? Surely, it wasn’t Roland Emmerich’s cornfed midwestern white boy laughably … Continue reading

Filthy Dreams’ Shameful Pride Playlist Part Deux: More Shame, Less Pride
Music

Filthy Dreams’ Shameful Pride Playlist Part Deux: More Shame, Less Pride

Why hello there, dearest Filthy Dreams readers! What’s that? Are you feeling PROUD this month? Are you suddenly finding yourself booking a spot on an Atlantis cruise otherwise known as an ab-toned, grease-covered, Speedo-sporting circuit party on the high seas?  Are you slurping a disgusting cocktail made with Absolut Vodka almost against your will? Well, we’re here to … Continue reading