Dan Savage at UAlbany Tuesday

Dan SavageDan Savage -- of "Savage Love" fame -- will be giving an "educational lecture" at UAlbany Tuesday night as part of the school's "Sexuality Week."

In addition to his weekly sex advice column, Savage has gotten a lot of attention for stirring things up on the political/cultural front -- whether it's trying to infect Gary Bauer with the flu or redefining the term "Santorum" (you might not want to click that last link at the office).

The talk starts at 8 pm in the Campus Center Ballroom. It's free.

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Oh. My. God. I love Dan Savage. LOVE HIM. I hope he has a question and answer session. Oh the things I am prepared to say outloud in a full auditorium that I wouldn't even say to my fiancee in the privacy of our bedroom without blushing.

We need to talk.

@ Katherine - I agree with you - Dan Savage is AWESEOME. I'm sad I couldn't make it. Did you get to ask what you wanted?

Yes, Katherine, did you? :) Dan had a pile of questions we got to anonymously write down before the talk; he went through half of it then started to get questions from the audience (he wanted to hear more from the straight audience). It was fun, nothing really unexpected, though I definitely liked what he had to say about the impact of black homophobia on the black gay community, and the traps of monogamy.

It was recorded, so I assume the video will pop up on the UAlbany web site at some point...

I got to ask my question in person! I asked the one about what do we do about the "saddlebackers" who don't know that bum sex is real sex and not something that preserves their virginity. But gosh, I had a bunch of other I would've totally asked. And then I got my book signed and a nice blurry cell phone picture with him.

I also enjoyed his response about homophobia and racism. It was informative, interesting and darned funny. And he was very gracious in person.

@K: saddlebacking, that prompted some fun stuff, thanks. Brownbacking is even better. And I hope you got talk to your fiancee (ok, sorry for the fake comment by the way, couldn't resist :)

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