Entertainment: February 2011

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Scarlet Betch Episode 37

Filed by Jason Tseng | February 28, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Hey Betches! We're back this week bringing you the latest queer comic book news! We got inundated with X-books this week. Something like four X-titles all came out on the same day! As much as we love our muties, I...Read More

Princeton Swim Team Does Katy Perry

Filed by Bil Browning | February 28, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

What week isn't complete without a video of cute and half-naked boys lipsynching to a Katy Perry number? Let's start this one off with the Princeton swim team and a teenage dream. There, don't you feel refreshed and ready to...Read More

Roman Polanski Gets Standing Ovation because He Raped a Girl

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 26, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Last night Alberto turned on the TV for the first time this year to watch the Césars (the French Oscars). I ignored it until they got to the Best Director award, which they gave to Roman Polanski. I didn't see...Read More


Queer Music Friday: Natalia Zukerman

Filed by Leone Kraus | February 25, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Last summer, I had the pleasure of interviewing folk singer, Natalia Zukerman on how she uses social media to stay connected with her fans while on the road. A lot has gone down since we last spoke. Earlier this year,...Read More

New Jeremy Scott SLVR X Line for Adidas Unveiled

Filed by Father Tony | February 24, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

BASE, 939 Lincoln Road in Miami Beach, is where you go either to acquire or to adorn a hip lifestyle. I joined the Friday night crowd of LGBTwinks who had assembled for the unveiling of the 2011 Jeremy Scott SLVR...Read More

Female Wrestling: 1900 v. 1950s

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | February 23, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

Two photos, 50 years apart, beginning with this ca. 1900 images of the wrestling Bennett Sisters:...Read More

Lady Gaga Saves the World from Target

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 23, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

Gag: "That discussion was one of the most intense conversations I've ever had in a business meeting," Lady Gaga said. "Part of my deal with Target is that they have to start affiliating themselves with LGBT charity groups and begin...Read More

Margaret Cho: Please Marry Me

Filed by Anthony Carter | February 21, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

I have never been with a woman. It is my passionate plea that any and everyone who reads this let Margaret Cho know that I am single and available. I know what you're thinking. She's married; you're gay. Simple mistake,...Read More

Caption This: Team Jesus

Filed by Bil Browning | February 21, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

It's Presidents' Day and while some folks might have the day off, here at Bilerico we'll be wrestling with all the day's LGBT news and opinion just like normal. Speaking of wrestling, let's kick the holiday off with some funny....Read More

How To Make A Heart With Your Hands

Filed by Michael Buckley | February 20, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

How to make a heart with your hands! I love you for watching!!...Read More

Queer Music Friday - Black Madam

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 18, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Hip-hop artist Black Madam is in the news this week because she's a person of interest in the death of another woman. Here's her video for "Come on in my Kitchen." I'm not going to put up any more of...Read More

Pioneering Facts of Life Star and Disability Activist Comes Out

Filed by Jessica Max Stein | February 17, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

Ever wish that smoldering Jo Polniaczek on 80s sitcom The Facts of Life was a dyke? Well, keep wishing. But the show's recurring guest star Geri Jewell has come out as a lesbian in her upcoming memoir, I'm Walking as...Read More

The Rosie O'Donnell Comic Book

Filed by Bil Browning | February 15, 2011 | 3:30 PM | comments

Just when you think you've seen the last of Rosie O'Donnell, another pop culture reference will jump out and grab you. This time queer-owned graphic novel company Bluewater Productions, will feature O'Donnell in a 32 page comic called Female Force:...Read More

Almost Naked Cute Guys Booty Dancing

Filed by Bil Browning | February 15, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

Let's start this morning out with a call for gender equality or something. Apparently, these two gentlemen were upset that their videos kept being removed from YouTube as too explicit, so they decided to start copying some of the videos...Read More

Stefon Returns to SNL

Filed by Bil Browning | February 14, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Just in time for Valentine's Day, ongoing character, Stefon, makes a comeback to Saturday Night Live. There's been some debate lately on whether or not the stereotypical portrayal of Stefon is offensive - or even whether or not the character...Read More

Podcast Interview Series: Denise and Donna, Hosts of The Lesbian Lounge

Filed by Leone Kraus | February 12, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

This is the last installment of my three-part podcast profile series. Earlier we heard from Phil Reese of Same Sex Sunday and Ben and Dave of The Six Pack. Now we're going to hear from two women who cover celebrity...Read More

Scarlet Betch Episode 36

Filed by Jason Tseng | February 12, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Hey, betches! We're back this week bringing you the latest queer comic book news! Given that the award season is at a fever pitch right now, we decide to give out some superlatives of our own. We chat about Wonder...Read More

Queer Music Friday - New Kids on the Block

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 11, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

OMG, we're going straight to my childhood here. I remember how this song from the New Kids on the Block (whose member Jonathan Knight confirmed that he's out last week) was turned into some sort of anti-drug/safe schools/be good PSA...Read More

Gay Porn Site CorbinFisher.com Takes Copyright Violators to Court

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 11, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

CorbinFisher.com, a gay porn site that specializes in white models who often pretend to be straight (Mason Wyler got his start there as a "straight" guy), is planning on taking copyright violators to court: That grace period ended on February...Read More

Lady Gaga's 'Gay Anthem' to Be Distributed by Target

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 11, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

Bil's been writing about commercial exploitation of gay teen suicide lately, but any discussion of the recent phenomenon isn't complete without talking about the over-hyped single expected from Lady Gaga, in which she co-opts a decades-old gay phrase that's safe...Read More

Dr Phil Doesn't Want 'Confused' Boys to Play with Girls' Toys

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 10, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

I don't particularly like Dr. Phil's brand of pop psychology, which is more focused on being normal than it is on being happy. No matter how many times he asks "How's that working for you?" it's fairly clear that he...Read More

Interview with Comedian Erin Foley: We Talk Buttered Rolls, Twitter and PR

Filed by Leone Kraus | February 10, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

I always love meeting comedians. To me, they're like really funny public relations representatives who have to market themselves and communicate in a way that both engages and attracts an audience. This includes their skits and communications via their social...Read More

Licking Your Own Penis & Katy Perry's Huge Boobs

Filed by Michael Buckley | February 09, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

Silly Comment Questions of the Day: (Answer any or all!) 1. Are your boobs too big, too small or just right? 2. Have you been to a gay wedding? Do you know where Bahrain is? 3. Can you lick...Read More

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Lesbian Lunch: Tabatha, Take Over My Life!

Filed by Mark S. King | February 06, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

For my final Lesbian Lunch, I'd like to admit the truth, so brace yourself. I have a total gay guy crush on Tabatha Coffey. The snow-haired vixen hosts Bravo's Tabatha's Salon Takeover with an icy stare and the confidence of...Read More

NYC's LGBT Synagogue Chorus In Concert

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | February 05, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Next Sunday, February 13, the Community Chorus of NYC's Congregration Beth Simchat Torah, the oldest and largest LGBT synagogue in the world, will hold its annual concert at Merkin Concert Hall, 129 West 67th Street, New York City, at 3:00...Read More

Lesbian Lunch: Katy Perry 'Kisses' with Ellen

Filed by Mark S. King | February 05, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Two of pop culture's most likable gals sing their hearts out about kissing a girl. And liking it. And one of them really, really does. Katy Perry made an appearance on Ellen's Bathroom Concert Series a few months ago (okay,...Read More

Queer Music Friday - Kaoz

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 04, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Rod posted this video today of openly gay rapper Kaoz, doing some spoken word and then an interview, which gets emotional at around 8:00. I love, though, that he calls it "the gift of being gay" (around 12:00) and then...Read More

If the Religious Right Would Just Take Art Appreciation 101

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 02, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

This is your laugh of the day. The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery's board of regents voted to support the museum secretary's decision to remove David Wojnarowicz's "Fire in My Belly" from an exhibition a few months back. Here's the punchline:...Read More

Darling Demoiselles: Naughty Postcards Video

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | February 02, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

A new, delightfully breezy and totally retro video from my YouTube Erotogaphica collection featuring a hot selection of yummy ladies from the Roaring 20s. Models, showgirls, and women of easy virtue oh my! (Not to mention stockings, garters, chiffon, and...Read More

Where No Gays Have Gone Before

Filed by Leslie Robinson | February 01, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

Brannon Braga, who produced many of the episodes and feature films in the Star Trek universe, told AfterElton.com that the franchise's lack of gay characters was "a shame." His new show, Terra Nova, so far also has no gay characters....Read More