After "Teen Mom" Farrah Abraham appeared in a sex tape, Patricia "Tanning Mom" Krentcil got an idea. Why not star in a gay porn to earn a few bucks? Although the controversial mother (she attempted to take her five-year-old daughter to a tanning salon) does make a cameo in the upcoming "Kings of New York" gay porn film, Krentcil will not be naked or having sex, because the production company refu [more...]
Going where no man has gone before: Star Trek pushed the boundaries when it came to gender and racial equality, but LGBT officers never made the cut. Wired examines the cause of this phenomenon in the early series, as well as the later movies (and more recent film re-makes): "This heritage makes it all the more unfortunate that the progressive values of the original series seem to h [more...]
“The best thing about not having Joe Simpson anymore as a father-in-law is I don’t have to play grab-a*s under the table on Easter Sunday." This comment about Jessica Simpson's father Joe, made by former 98 Degrees singer and Simpson's ex-husband Nick Lachey, earned a few laughs on Andy Cohen's Watch What Happens Live!. But according to Jessica Simpson's new husband, athlete Eric Johnson, [more...]
Tennis love: Italian Open second- and third-ranked tennis players Roger Federer and Andy Murray, when asked about having a gay teammate in the wake of Jason Collins' announcement, were surprisingly nonplussed. Federer: "We're very relaxed. We don't play a team sport and see each other all the time. ... We're very open. So whatever happens, happens. I don't know if there are any. So far from what [more...]
The new normal? Less LGBT characters: A strangely-high number of TV shows with LGBT characters and story lines have been cancelled, including some of the big name gay shows, such as Smash, The New Normal and Happy Endings, as well as some of the lesser-known shows, like Go On, Don’t Trust the B___ in Apartment 23, Southland, Partners, and more. Wer [more...]
"You could argue that it's a cowardly choice, and I'd probably agree with you. But Hollywood is cowardly almost by definition. No surprises there." Highly-anticipated and injected with modern music (and 3-D effects) by Director Baz Luhrmann, The Great Gatsby film adaptation is more of a thrill ride than a story about disillusionment during the Jazz Age. But ignoring Nick Carraway's homosex [more...]
Trans men and women are rejoicing in Hong Kong today after the nation's Court of Final Appeals ruled that transgender individuals may change their gender on birth certificates -- which means they can now legally marry -- for the first time. Under Hong Kong's prior law, it was illegal to amend a gender designation on a government document. The plaintiff in the case, known only as "W," may now mar [more...]
Ever wondered which state tweets the the most homophobic hate speech? A new project titled "Geography of Hate," created by students at Humboldt State University, can answer that question with an eye-opening map. Analyzing 150,000 homophobic, disability-related or racist tweets, the students created a geographic heat map and website. The worst (and best) states may surprise you.