Degeneres named America's most powerful gay celebrity
Fox16.com, April 16, 2014
Lesbian comedienne Ellen Degeneres has beaten the likes of producer/writer
Ryan Murphy and actor Neil Patrick Harris to be named the most powerful
gay celebrity in America.
Lopez honored at GLAAD Media Awards
Magic1073fm.com, April 15, 2014
Jennifer Lopez had a good night Saturday night in Beverly Hills, Calif.,
at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, which recognize outstanding images
of the LGBT community in the media. The ABC Family series The Fosters,
which counts Lopez as an executive producer, earned the prize for outstanding
film explores intergenerational gay love
Huffington Post, April 10, 2014
Director Bruce La Bruce's new film, "Gerontophilia," might be
tamer than what you would expect from the controversial filmmaker. Still,
the narrative itself is still both polarizing and compelling, having recently
made waves across the Internet.
'It Gets Better' will make Houston debut
BroadwayWorld.com, April 10, 2013
Society for the Performing Arts, Houston's leading performing arts presenter,
will welcome the Houston debut of the theatrical production "It Gets
Better," Friday, May 2, 2014, at 8 p.m. in Jones Hall.
daughters discuss gay marriage with Katie Couric
Huffington Post, April 9, 2014
President Lyndon B. Johnson's daughters, Luci Baines Johnson and Lynda
Bird Johnson Robb, sat down with Katie Couric this week to discuss their
views about same-sex marriage, as well as their late father's.
radio host: Homeless gay teens have only themselves to blame
PinkNews.co.uk, April 8, 2014
Christian radio host Linda Harvey has claimed that gay teenagers have
only themselves to blame if they end up homeless.
the gayest cartoon character of all time?
Mashable.com, April 8, 2014
They say the Oscars are the "gay Super Bowl," but the first
gay Final Four belongs to Roger, the smart-aleck alien from American Dad.
Roger has been named “Gayest Cartoon Character of All Time”
in a bracket-style online-voting face-off by Logo TV, beating out a field
Day’ director shooting film about Stonewall riots
PinkNews.co.uk, April 7, 2014
The director of Independence Day Roland Emmerich has announced he is shooting
a film about the Stonewall riots. He made the announcement this week via
his Facebook page, writing: “I wanted you to be the first to know
that I will begin shooting ‘STONEWALL’ this Spring.
of Our Lives' makes daytime TV history with gay male wedding
Boston Herald, April 1, 2014
In another daytime TV milestone, Days of Our Lives will air this week
the first same-sex wedding between two men. Beginning on Tuesday, Will
Horton (played by Guy Wilson) and Sonny Kiriakis (Freddie Smith) will
tie the knot during three consecutive episodes. Dr. Marlena Evans Black
(Deidre Hall) will officiate.
Franco to play former gay activist Michael Glatze in new film
PinkNews.co.uk, April 1, 2014
Hollywood actor James Franco is in talks to play former gay activist Michael
Glatze in a new biopic. The film is to be produced by Gus Van Sant.
Field: My son is gay, so what?
On Top Magazine, March 31, 2014
In an op-ed supporting a Human Rights Campaign (HRC) drive against anti-gay
legislation, actress Sally Field says she's proud of her gay son.
Review: ‘Mothers and Sons’
Variety, March 25, 2014
Frederick Weller and the ever-astonishing Tyne Daly bring considerable
humanity to Terrence McNally's diffuse and disjointed new play. (Editor's
note: Dr. Paul Boskind of San Antonio is one of the producers of gay playwright
Terrance McNally's latest drama.)
closet door bursts open for gay network’s 1st sitcom
NY Post, March 28, 2014
Here TV — a premium channel that targets an audience — will
debut its first original sitcom, “From Here on OUT,” a farcical
look at the behind-the-scenes workings of the network.
erotic gay art goes on display at SoHo museum
DNAInfo.com, March 28, 2014
A new exhibit at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art shines
a light on images that were hidden — and then forgotten —
for decades. "Stroke: From Under the Mattress to the Museum Walls"
showcases the work of 25 gay illustrators, whose explicit drawings of
men having sex with each other appeared in magazines dating back to the
Lopez to be honored at GLAAD Media Awards
On Top Magazine, March 25, 2014
At the April 12 GLAAD's 25th Annual Media Awards in Los Angeles, Jennifer
Lopez will receive the group's Vanguard Award, which is “presented
to artists and media professionals who, through their work, have increased
the visibility and understanding of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender
Michael: 'My gay life didn't get easier when I came out'
Huffington Post, March 20, 2014
People magazine is reporting the 50-year-old pop singer, best known for
smash hits like "Faith" and "Father Figure," says
life didn't get any easier for him after the media revealed his sexuality.
teens are more popular — According to MTV, at least
Time Magazine, March 18, 2014
Coming out of the closet can be a real popularity boost. That’s
the story MTV is selling, at least, with its upcoming show Faking It,
premiering April 22 — and the network isn’t the first to make
growing transgender presence in pop culture
New York Times, March 17, 2014
That a show by two transgender artists should be so prominently featured
at the 2014 Whitney Biennial should come as a surprise to no one. It is
just more evidence of the increasing presence of trans people at the center
of popular culture.
‘Frozen’ the gayest movie of the year?
TheDailyBeast.com, March 12, 2014
Hide your kids! Anti-gay conspiracy theorists warn that the critically-acclaimed
cartoon is actually homosexual propaganda.
trailer for HBO's adaptation of 'The Normal Heart'
Out.com, March 11, 2014
On Sunday, in addition to crashing the Internet with the highly-anticipated
finale of True Detective, and airing the first finale of Looking, HBO
also debuted the first trailer for its adaptation of The Normal Heart,
Larry Kramer's Tony award-winning play about the rise of the HIV/AIDS
epidemic in New York City.
Leto’s Oscar sparks backlash from transgender community
Independent.co.uk, March 5, 2014
Jared Leto, who was honoured with the Academy Award for his portrayal
as Rayon – an HIV-positive transgender woman living in Texas in
the 1980s – in Dallas Buyers Club, faced a backlash from some members
of the transgender community.