10 Great Daily Show Videos On Gays

The Daily Show has had a wealth of material on gays and gay rights issues over the years.  Here are just 10 great clips from the show: Stephen Colbert interviews the not-gay inventor of “gaydar”:

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Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are
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The threat of gay penguins:

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Birds of a Feather
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Dick Cheney has a GAY DAUGHTER:

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Indecision 2004 – Cleveland Steamers
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Gay news from around the world:

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Fill In The Blank
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July 12, 2006: “There Goes The Gayborhood” (“By moving his family to the gayest section of the gayest city on Earth, Jeremy’s children were somehow exposed to gayness”).

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There Goes the Gayborhood
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The Democratic presidential candidates are each interviewed about gay issues in August 14, 2007′s “The Most Immature Montage Ever”:

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The Most Immature Montage Ever
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Rob Corddry reports on Larry Craig in September 10, 2007′s “Trapped In The Men’s Room”:

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Trapped in the Men’s Room
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The results of legalization of same sex marriage in California were explored in June 17, 2008′s “The Gay After”:

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Headlines – The Gay After
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Congress considers gays in the military in July 28, 2008′s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Hearing”:

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Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Hearing
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November 3, 2008′s coverage of Proposition 8, “I Now Denounce You Chuck And Larry”:

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I Now Denounce You Chuck & Larry
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Your favorite clips I missed?  Your Thoughts?

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