Entertainment: July 2013


The Difference Between Porn Sex and Real Sex

Filed by John M. Becker | July 31, 2013 | 5:30 PM | comments

When it comes to sex -- surprise, surprise -- the porn world bears very little resemblance to the real world.Read More

Amanda Palmer Rips the Daily Mail

Filed by Bil Browning | July 30, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

After British tabloid The Daily Mail ran a story about Palmer's boob after a wardrobe malfunction at the Glastonbury music festival, Palmer fired back. She hits. She scores.Read More

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A Memoir Of Cults, Madness, and Sex? Yes Please!

Filed by Michael Knaapen | July 29, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

Kate Bornstein's memoir, A Queer and Pleasant Danger, is full of queer theory, American art and history, and gut-busting farce. And it's all true! Sort of.Read More

What English Sounds Like to Non-English Speakers

Filed by John M. Becker | July 29, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Ever wondered what English sounds like to people who don't speak it? Here's one person's interpretation -- and it's pretty darn confusing!Read More


Travel to Russia With Putin Airlines

Filed by John M. Becker | July 27, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

Fasten your seatbelts and make sure any homosexual propaganda is concealed securely in the overhead compartments or underneath the seat in front of you. Because if any gayness comes out in public, you will be cuffed.Read More


Will Glee Survive Corey Monteith's Death?

Filed by Bil Browning | July 26, 2013 | 2:30 PM | comments

After Glee star Corey Monteith died of a drug overdose earlier this month, all eyes have been on creator Ryan Murphy to see how the show would address the tragedy.Read More

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Cult Hit Sharknado Coming to Movie Theaters

Filed by Bil Browning | July 26, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

If you missed Syfy's original movie Sharknado when it aired earlier this month, you missed the best bad movie since The Rocky Horror Picture Show or Death Race 2000.Read More

West Virginia Baptists: We Didn't Come From Monkeys

Filed by John M. Becker | July 24, 2013 | 9:30 AM | comments

For your morning dose of lunacy, I give you the special music from a recent Sunday service at Boomer Baptist Church in West Virginia: "We Didn't Come From Monkeys."Read More


Was Lucy Lobdell Truly Transgender?

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 23, 2013 | 4:30 PM | comments

One day in 1855, Lucy Ann Lobdell cut her hair, changed clothes and went off to live the rest of her life as a man, making gender history at every turn. Read More

The Wizard of Ahhhs

Filed by Bil Browning | July 23, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

How cool is this? Pentatonix has teamed up with Todrick Hall to produce this Wizard Of Oz-themed musical mashup.Read More

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'Straight Magazine' Isn't So Straight Anymore

Filed by Bil Browning | July 22, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

Anyone have any more information about this magazine from the 1950s? While a title like that was a-okay at the time, it definitely doesn't mean the same thing now. Especially not with covers like these!Read More


New York to Rick Perry: F**k You, Texas

Filed by John M. Becker | July 21, 2013 | 2:00 PM | comments

Texas Governor Rick Perry has lately taken to traveling to other states and slamming them in order to lure businesses away. And New York, for one, isn't taking it lying down.Read More

Headed Into the Weekend: Anything Goes

Filed by Bil Browning | July 19, 2013 | 4:30 PM | comments

It's no secret that I'm lacking the musical theater portion of my gay gene, but there is one show that I adore: Anything Goes. Until I hit high school, I thought all the songs were by a band called "Anything Goes."Read More


Artist Profile: Jack Mozie

Filed by John M. Becker | July 19, 2013 | 2:30 PM | comments

Seattle's Jack Mozie isn't just another pretty face with a nice voice. Equal to his passion for music is his commitment to social justice, especially for LGBT people and immigrants.Read More


Buried LGBT Treasure

Filed by Mark Segal | July 19, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

Every one of us has a precious item that brings back pleasant memories. Just the thought of it brings joy. I too have an object, but surprisingly, I've never seen it.Read More

Video: Badass Drumming Grandma

Filed by John M. Becker | July 18, 2013 | 6:30 PM | comments

It's been a crazy, sweltering week, and I know I'm not the only one who needs a little diversion. So without further ado, I give you this awesome video of a badass grandmother in Wisconsin playing the drums. Enjoy.Read More


Opera Star Dedicates Performance to Gay Bullying Victim

Filed by John M. Becker | July 17, 2013 | 5:00 PM | comments

International opera superstar Joyce DiDonato is dedicating her performance in Santa Fe tonight to the memory of gay New Mexico teen bullying victim Carlos Vigil and his family.Read More


Goodbye Corey Monteith: You're the Jazz

Filed by Bil Browning | July 15, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

Back in 2009, Glee actor Corey Monteith gave Bilerico Project our first "celebrity endorsement."Read More

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LGBT Images on the Screen and Beyond

Filed by Mark Segal | July 15, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

I protested "Boys in the Band" in New York City. But after watching it again, I now understand that it was a step in the right direction.Read More


91,000 Damn Degrees (and Counting!)

Filed by John M. Becker | July 15, 2013 | 9:30 AM | comments

Budding YouTube sensation Krystal is none too happy about the crazy heat we've been experiencing on the East Coast lately.Read More


What To Do If You Encounter a Curious Bear

Filed by John M. Becker | July 14, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

Ever wondered what to do if you encountered a bear in the wild? Local TV reporter Julie Tremmel will gladly demonstrate. Wonder if this works in P-Town during Bear Week?Read More

Tiny Diapers for the Tip of Your Penis

Filed by Bil Browning | July 12, 2013 | 2:00 PM | comments

I think the headline says everything you need to know...Read More


Steve Grand, Underwear Model

Filed by John M. Becker | July 12, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

Whether one thinks Steve Grand's "All-American Boy" is a refreshingly honest portrayal of unrequited love or an unhelpful reinforcement of anti-gay stereotypes, most of us can probably agree that he's a good-lookin' man. Especially in his underwear.Read More

Gay Quartet Performs Mozart-Kelly Clarkson Mashup

Filed by John M. Becker | July 11, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

For a whimsical start to your Thursday morning, check out this delightful mashup of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" and Kelly Clarkson's "Since U Been Gone" from Well-Strung, an-all gay singing string quartet.Read More


Who Wants to Play Jenga?

Filed by Bil Browning | July 10, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

Suddenly I have an overwhelming urge to play Jenga. Don't you?Read More

Have You Been Injured By Same-Sex Marriage?

Filed by John M. Becker | July 10, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Injured by marriage equality? The law firm of Keepam Seprit & Klosit is here to help.Read More

Tom Goss' Ode to Bears

Filed by Bil Browning | July 08, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

Personally, I think Tom Goss is absolutely adorable. I also, however, weigh a half ounce when I'm wet and wearing boots, so I'm gonna guess that I definitely don't qualify as a "bear." Read More

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Gay Images of America

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | July 07, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

Six volumes in the Images of America series deal with local LGBT history, not counting the ones about famous gayborhoods like Fire Island, Key West or San Francisco's Castro.Read More


Anderson Cooper Has a Gaygasm

Filed by John M. Becker | July 05, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

Anderson Cooper's guest appearance with Cher on Andy Cohen's Bravo show last week may be the best/craziest/most deliciously awkward video ever. Read More