Diary of a Chambermaid?

As everyone now knows, International Monetary Fund managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn was arrested on Saturday in dramatic fashion, hauled out of his first-class seat on an Air France plane at New York’s JFK Airport just as it was preparing for take off to Paris. Shortly after the arrest, NYPD spokesman Paul J. Brown explained that […]

Bishop Long: Hypocrisy and Its Discontents

By now we’ve all heard that Bishop Eddie L. Long of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Georgia has been charged with coercing several young men from his congregation into sexual activity. Long stands accused of preying on members of the elite cohort of teenage boys he “handpicked” for his LongFellows Youth Academy (yes, […]

Babes in Scandal-land

Terrorist Plot Foiled! European Economy Collapsing! Environmental Disaster Raging! Even in ordinary times, headlines like these  struggle to hold the notoriously fickle attention of the American people-—but they don’t stand a chance against reports that a rabidly anti-gay, self-righteous Christian crusader spent a 10-day European vacation with a paid companion he found on rentboy.com. Sex-scandal […]