"They'll have their diamonds, and we'll have our pearls."
August 2, 2008 5:29 PM Subscribe
posted by [NOT HERMITOSIS-IST] (139 comments total)
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. Thirteen years later, the media once again devours its own tail
reacting to "I Kissed a Girl."
Jill Sobule's hit was banned by Southern radio stations, but greatly endeared her to the gay community. Katy Perry's song and persona are a lot more problematic
As enlightening as the past couple of decades have been for the public, casual and careless gay stereotyping still commonly surfaces in pop culture. For example, this Snickers commercial in which Mr. T attacks an effeminate speedwalker
, calling him "A disgrace to the man race" -- which was banned before it made the leap from British to American television.