You have not heard the last of me yet!

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Lime singers Joy Dorris and Chris Marsh

casting aspersions.

By now you will have read the editorial introducing Tom Basgil as the new editor of Out In Jersey magazine and will have had one of two possible reactions: Thank all the gods we are rid of that hectoring know-it-all, Toby Grace, or OMG! Whatever shall we do without the Olympian guidance and magisterial wisdom so amply provided by good old Toby all these years?

To those of you in the first group, I say, “Hold on, buckaroos! You haven’t heard the last of me yet!” To the second group, I say, “Cease your lamentations, I am still with you, albeit in somewhat smaller doses.”

In this issue’s column, however, I’d rather give the space to other people’s words than my own.

Ever since the days of Saint Oscar Wilde and even before, the greatest LGBT weapon has been our sense of humor—enjoying our own silliness and satirizing the absurdities of our enemies. Here follows a round-up of the best LGBT-created protest signs from marriage equality demonstrations around the nation. They are not copyrighted. You can use them, too… or think up better ones!

Marriage will ruin MY relationship, not yours

Attention heterosexuals—we want to be miserable too

If God hates fags, why are we so cute?

3 words that will save the economy: Gay Bridal Registry

The Gay Agenda: Spend time with my family, be treated equally, buy milk

Jesus hung out with 12 guys and a prostitute. He was more like me than you

If you don’t like gay marriage, blame straight people. They’re the ones who keep having gay babies

Would you rather I marry your DAUGHTER?

Did I vote on YOUR marriage?

Dorothy left Kansas for a reason

But for my money, the winner is the guy who stood next to a fundie, street-corner preacher ranting against gays and quietly held up a sign with an arrow pointing at the preacher. The sign said, “Don’t mind my loudmouth boyfriend.” That’s quiet courage, folks, and it has gotten us a long way.

You can see all these signs and more at http://www.happyplace.com/8958/the-most-hilariously-convincing-gay-marriage-signs

casting aspersions.

By now you will have read the editorial introducing Tom Basgil as the new editor of Out In Jersey magazine and will have had one of two possible reactions: Thank all the gods we are rid of that hectoring know-it-all, Toby Grace, or OMG! Whatever shall we do without the Olympian guidance and magisterial wisdom so amply provided by good old Toby all these years?