Entertainment: February 2014

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Colbert: Brewer's Forcing Me to Bake Gay Wedding Cakes

Filed by John M. Becker | February 28, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Stephen Colbert is hopping mad that Jan Brewer vetoed a bill that would protect his "religious right to deny sodomites pastry."Read More

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Two Female Pop Stars Kissed & No One Noticed

Filed by Bil Browning | February 27, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Remember when Katy Perry's "I Kissed A Girl" was titillating in 2008, and Jill Sobule's "I Kissed A Girl" was downright shocking in 1995?Read More

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Stewart Slams Fox for Fueling 'Religious Liberty' Panic

Filed by John M. Becker | February 27, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Last night, Jon Stewart covered the uproar around SB 1062 - Arizona's proposed LGBT segregation bill - and slammed Fox News for helping create the climate that made the bill possible in the first place.Read More


Is This a Photo of Tom Daley Naked In the Shower?

Filed by John M. Becker | February 26, 2014 | 2:15 PM | comments

British diving heartthrob Tom Daley, or someone who looks like him, is the subject of a steamy Instagram photo making waves around the Internet today.Read More

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The Best Game of Thrones Trailer Ever

Filed by Bil Browning | February 26, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

If you've been anticipating the next season of Game of Thrones, you're probably as fed up with the ridiculous trailers that are being put out by HBO that mostly consist of characters staring into the camera and occasionally uttering a word or two.Read More


Could 'Transparent' Help Take Trans Issues Mainstream?

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 26, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Despite its flaws, "Transparent" - a pilot TV episode released by Amazon Studios - has great potential to help normalize the depiction of authentic trans lives in mainstream entertainment.Read More

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Miley Cyrus' Country Version of 'Hey Ya'

Filed by Bil Browning | February 25, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

This is strangely good. In fact, I may like it better than the original.Read More

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A Quick Aside to Alec Baldwin

Filed by Bil Browning | February 24, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

If you're going to spend so much ink on bemoaning how not-homophobic you are and blaming everyone around you for causing all your problems, it's probably best not to start your piece with a transphobic slur.Read More

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Game of Thrones Releases New Season 4 Trailer

Filed by John M. Becker | February 23, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

A second trailer for "Game of Thrones" dropped last week. Watch it here!Read More

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Stewart Slams Arizona, Kansas: 'Meth Labs of Democracy'

Filed by John M. Becker | February 21, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Last night, Jon Stewart ripped Kansas and Arizona for considering (and in Arizona's case, passing) "turn away the gays" bills.Read More

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Kim Cattrall Is Fabulous on Sesame Street

Filed by Bil Browning | February 21, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

It's the Sesame Street clip made for gay men! Sex and the City star Kim Cattrall stopped by Sesame Street a few weeks ago to teach the muppet Abby all about being fabulous.Read More

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When Women Read Scruff/Grindr Messages

Filed by Bil Browning | February 20, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

For the most part, direct sex talk is a turn off for me; I enjoy the flirtation and chase of landing a man. When I saw this video of women reading messages from hookup apps, I could relate.Read More

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Diva Impressionist Makes 'Let It Go' Even More Fabulous

Filed by John M. Becker | February 20, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

"Let It Go" is a belty ballad about empowerment and pride, originally sung by gay Broadway icon Idina Menzel. What could make it more fabulously gay? Let diva impressionist Christina Bianco show you.Read More

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Colbert Interviews 'Piers Morgan Abuser' Janet Mock

Filed by John M. Becker | February 19, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Stephen Colbert's interview with author, trans advocate, and "Piers Morgan abuser" Janet Mock is a must-watch. Attention, Piers: this is how it's done.Read More

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Let's Warm Up Under the Sea

Filed by Bil Browning | February 19, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

After weeks of really cold temperatures and snow out the wazoo, let's warm up with some tropical weather and boys blowing their own bottles.Read More

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Watch: Elaine Stritch Drops the F-Bomb on Live TV

Filed by John M. Becker | February 18, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Broadway legend Elaine Stritch dropped by the Today Show this morning to promote her new documentary, "Shoot Me." She gave the hosts more than they'd bargained for.Read More

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America's Sexiest Olympian Gets Even Cuter

Filed by Bil Browning | February 18, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Not only does freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy look hot in or out of his parka, now he's melting the hearts of animal lovers worldwide.Read More

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Italians Stage Base Jumping Fashion Show

Filed by Bil Browning | February 18, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Leave it to the Italians to take base jumping and turn it into a high fashion catwalk in the sky.Read More

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Watch Members of Congress Read Lines from 'House of Cards'

Filed by John M. Becker | February 16, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Are you a "House of Cards" fan? If so, check out this video featuring members of Congress reading lines from the show.Read More

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They Finally Made a 'Duck Dynasty' Gay Porn Parody

Filed by John M. Becker | February 16, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

It finally happened: someone's made a gay porn parody of "Duck Dynasty."Read More

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This Is What the Fox Says

Filed by John M. Becker | February 16, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

It's so much cuter than "Ring-ding-ding-ding-dingeringeding."Read More

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Actress Ellen Page Comes Out

Filed by Bil Browning | February 15, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Actress Ellen Page, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her role in Juno, came out last night at an HRC event in Las Vegas.Read More

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Your Sexy Guide to the Olympic Village

Filed by Bil Browning | February 14, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Some of the Olympic athletes decline to walk in the Parade of Nations on opening night so they can save their stamina for the important things - like competing and copulating.Read More

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This May Be the Most Heartwarming Lube Commercial Ever

Filed by John M. Becker | February 12, 2014 | 8:30 AM | comments

Who knew an ad for lube could be so sweet?Read More

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Samuel L. Jackson Rips Anchor for Mistaking Him for Laurence Fishburne

Filed by John M. Becker | February 11, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Watch Samuel L. Jackson deliver a Los Angeles entertainment reporter a "well-deserved spanking" for mistaking him for fellow African-American actor Laurence Fishburne.Read More

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Watch: Jon Stewart, Rachel Maddow Celebrate Michael Sam

Filed by John M. Becker | February 11, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Rachel Maddow and Jon Stewart both devoted segments on their shows last night to discussion of the coming-out of likely NFL player Michael Sam.Read More

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Being Clear About LGBT Phobia

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 08, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Does anyone think that "the LGBT agenda" is as scary sounding as "the homosexual agenda"?Read More

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Required Watching: Colbert Interviews Pussy Riot

Filed by John M. Becker | February 07, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

On Tuesday, Stephen Colbert hosted two recently freed members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot to talk about Russia's anti-LGBT crackdown, among other things. The interview was fantastic.Read More

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Watch: Vladimir Putin's Facebook Lookback Movie

Filed by John M. Becker | February 07, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

You know those "look-back" movies that have taken over Facebook this week? Vladimir Putin has one now!Read More


Watch: Keep the Olympics Gay, Says Canadian Group

Filed by John M. Becker | February 06, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

The Canadian Institute of Diversity and Inclusion, a Toronto-based equal rights group, put out a cheeky PSA this week with a message for the Olympics: keep it gay.Read More

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You Have to Watch August Sing Carmen

Filed by Bil Browning | February 06, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

This will be - hands down - the most fantastic thing you watch online today.Read More


Let These Sexy Models Tell You How to Have Olympic Pride

Filed by John M. Becker | February 05, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Bars, restaurants, and clubs across the United States are turning into Pride Houses this Friday from 9-midnight and donating $1 of every drink sold to the Russia Freedom Fund.Read More

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Benedict Cumberbatch on Sesame Street

Filed by Bil Browning | February 05, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

With a little help from the Count, Cumberbatch is able to defeat the "Murray-arity" but only after some of the cutest Sesame Street dialogue in the show's history.Read More

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Conan O'Brien Discusses Russia's 'Super Gay' Sports

Filed by John M. Becker | February 05, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

According to Conan O'Brien, the Russian name for snowboarding is "Straddling the Wood and Swinging Both Ways."Read More

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Colbert Furious About Coca-Cola Super Bowl Ad

Filed by John M. Becker | February 04, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

"For Pete's sake, since when are gays allowed to gay up 'America the Beautiful'?"Read More

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Let's Warm Up Your Morning With Some Booty Shaking

Filed by Bil Browning | February 04, 2014 | 10:30 AM | comments

A friend shared this on my Facebook wall with the note, "I'm so so so disappointed that I had to find this somewhere other than your page or on Bilerico."Read More

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BBC News Has Hilarious Chinese New Year Fail

Filed by John M. Becker | February 03, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Happy Chinese New Year, everyone! According to the BBC, it's going to be a saucy one.Read More

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Coca-Cola's Gay-Friendly Super Bowl Ad: Nice But Hollow

Filed by John M. Becker | February 03, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Companies like Coca-Cola can't keep overlooking anti-LGBT human rights abuses abroad and think we won't notice as long as they throw a pair of gay dads into a TV commercial.Read More

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Cast of Workaholics Auditions for Game of Thrones

Filed by Bil Browning | February 02, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

When I saw that the cast of Workaholics were in the latest "Lost Auditions" segment, I knew it would be good. When I saw they were trying out for the fourth season of Game of Thrones, I was certain it would be hysterical.Read More

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Why I Won't Watch the Super Bowl

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 02, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Football: a game where men bang against, tackle, and pile on each other, and following a successful play, slap one another's butts.Read More

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Can You Spot a Straight Guy?

Filed by John M. Becker | February 02, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Is it easier or tougher than it used to be to pick gays out of the crowd?Read More

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Help Matt Peterson Take Miley Cyrus to Prom

Filed by Bil Browning | February 01, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Matt Peterson is a huge Miley Cyrus fan. He met her years ago and got a little nutty. Now Matt's older, cuter, and even nuttier; he wants to take Miley to prom.Read More

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Empowering Disney Song Gets Drag Queen Cover

Filed by John M. Becker | February 01, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

"Let It Go" is a belty ballad about breaking free from one's insecurities and being proud of who you are. So naturally, it's a prime candidate for a drag queen makeover.Read More


Intimacy: Confronting Our Divinely Private Selves

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 01, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

"Intimacy," a play currently running at New York's Acorn Theatre, starts out ordinarily enough. But I was wholly unprepared for what happened next, or what came flying at us in the front row.Read More

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Boy George Covers Lana Del Rey's "Video Games"

Filed by John M. Becker | February 01, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

I always enjoy new takes on popular tunes - especially from gay artists. What do you think of this one?Read More