25 September 2008


You too can be Sarah Palin's gay friend

You've gotta love Dan Savage, the world's most straightforward (but not straight), no-BS sex advice columnist and podcaster, who's based in Seattle. If you want to get a sense of the true variety of people's relationships and sex lives, read his column online or in your local paper, or listen to his weekly show. (Be warned: there's lots of swearing and frank sex talk, as you should expect.)

Recent news in the American election reveals that, while vice-presidential hopeful Sarah Palin claimed back in 2006 to have some gay friends, no one has been able to find any of them. So Dan, in his generous way, offers himself as a candidate for the position:

He has some good suggestion for the role he could play in Palin's family life. He's asking other gay people to post videos outlining their qualifications too. While you'll need to be gay to apply (so neither my wife nor I can join in), I don't think you have to be American. Though it might help.

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And a straight RSS feed for those of us who have iTunes installed: https://feeds.thestranger.com/stranger/savage
Oh, and thanks for the heads up, I didn't realize he had a podcast!
I, too, would like to be Sarah Palin's gay friend. For one, I'm not totally gay -- I even have a boyfriend -- so that makes me less threatening than REAL gay people. At the same time, I am a huge fan of other peoples girl parts getting up close and personal with me, so I have that going for me.

Man, there should be an application or something.
I don't think I'd want to friend Sarah Palin :P