Entertainment: October 2011

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CONTEST: Your Boyfriend & Other Guys I've Kissed

Filed by Bil Browning | October 31, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

Courtesy of Get Red PR, today's contest is for one of three copies of Your Boyfriend and Other Guys I've Kissed by Totally Tyler. Tell us about the person you most regret kissing to win a free book!Read More


Zachary Quinto's Halloween Costume

Filed by Bil Browning | October 30, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Last night newly-out actor Zachary Quinto sent out this tweet with a photo of his last minute Halloween costume. What do you think?Read More


'Gone,' But Not Forgotten

Filed by Steve Ralls | October 25, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

The new film Gone is not a surrealist screenplay from an avant-garde director, but rather a stark and moving documentary about an American mother's journey through the bureaucracy, and behind the curtain, of Vienna, Austria.Read More


Caption This: Can You Come Out as Hispanic?!

Filed by Bil Browning | October 25, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Sometimes people put the stoopidist shit on social media sites. Best caption I've seen so far for this photo? "Great. Now I'm part of the taco mafia too." Read More


Certain Sapphic Addictions

Filed by Leslie Robinson | October 24, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

My partner and I are both going through withdrawal. It ain't pretty. We're not addicted to drugs, alcohol, porn, sex, love, cigarettes, texting or gambling. I'll bet you a case of gin we're not. Our addictions have a lesbian flare.Read More


World Serious

Filed by Kate Clinton | October 24, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

I've had a major recurrence of my Bush Tourette Syndrome.Read More


The Gay Bar: Children of the Black Cat

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | October 24, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Much has been written recently about the decline of LGBT bars. But we must never underestimate the impact gay pubs and clubs have in our communities.Read More


Bette Midler Auctions Memorabilia for Charity

Filed by Bil Browning | October 24, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

Ever dreamed of owning the Bob Mackie gown Bette Midler wore during the Bette! Divine Madness tour? The chance is yours if you've got a few thousands laying around.Read More


Sneak Peek at New Book on Steve Jobs

Filed by Karen Ocamb | October 23, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

Politico provided a sneak peek at the new book "Steve Jobs," by Walter Isaacson. Here's a clip.Read More


Straight Southern Methodist Minister Defrocked for Marrying Same-Sex Couples

Filed by Davina Kotulski | October 22, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Jimmy Creech is about the nicest guy you could expect to meet. He's like John Boy all grown-up. He's sweet, gentle, and has an easy on the ears Southern drawl.Read More


Stop Fisting Censorship

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | October 21, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Today is International Fisting Day. Did you know that fisting is not allowed in almost all porn? Read More


Rachel Maddow on Getting Hate Mail

Filed by Bil Browning | October 21, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Rachel Maddow appeared on Ellen to talk about her new documentary and the topic turned to the hate mail Rachel gets regularly.Read More


God: It Getteth Better

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

Great. Now even the Lord is turning the It Gets Better Project into a commercial enterprise! *grins*Read More


Spoof: Gay Soldier Comes Out (Again)

Filed by Bil Browning | October 19, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Feast of Fun has made a spoof of the gay soldier stationed in the war zone who made a YouTube video of himself coming out to his dad and then a second video about coming out to his mom.Read More


Gay Kiss Prompts Students to Walk Out of School Play

Filed by Adam Polaski | October 19, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

In Hartford, Connecticut this weekend, a student theatre group's production of Zanna Don't, which boasts a script that features a boy-on-boy kiss, prompted more than a few students to walk out.Read More


Choosing This Year's LGBT 'Game-Changers'

Filed by Adam Polaski | October 14, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

This week The Huffington Post has been selecting its "Game-Changers" of 2011 - the most influential leaders in a variety of categories - and several members of the LGBT community are represented. Who's missing?Read More


Sunny 70s: Vintage Gay Nudist Magazine

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | October 13, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

The cover is coy, but the interior pages left nothing to the imagination.Read More


Video: Gay Rugby Player Comes Out to His Team

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 13, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Here's a video of a college rugger coming out to his team, on MTV. The nervousness on the part of Nevin, the rugby player, is intense.Read More

Billy Richards: 1930s Female Impersonator

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | October 12, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

The seductively sweet female impersonator, Billy Richards, popular in the 1930s.Read More

Danny LaRue: Comic Performer & Impersonator

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | October 11, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

I ran a piece a couple of days ago on drag history, featuring photos of female impersonators from the 1880s to the 1950s. I believe LaRue worked in the 60s. Do any of you remember him or know if he's still working?Read More


Betty White on her LGBT Fans and Being 'Hot'

Filed by Karen Ocamb | October 11, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

The world-premiere of Luciana and Betty White's "I'm Still Hot" will take place tonight online at 7PM Pacific (4PM Eastern) - the same time it debuts at The Abbey in West Hollywood.Read More

A.W. Peters: Vintage Female Impersonator

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | October 10, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Just a guess that this is from the 1930s, so am hoping that a reader may be able to pinpoint the date by clothes and hair. Read More


'We Were Here': How AIDS Changed San Francisco

Filed by Toshio Meronek | October 08, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

We Were Here revolves around the stories of five people who lived in San Francisco during the first-wave AIDS epidemic. For them and many other people, few friends from that time are alive today.Read More


The Great Impersonators: New YouTube Video

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | October 08, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

New in my erotic history collection on YouTube is The Great Impersonators: Vintage Drag Divas, a compilation video of vintage images of famous female impersonators from the 1890s to the 1970s.Read More

Southern Comfort: The Musical

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | October 07, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

"Southern Comfort" is a new musical being presented in NYC based on the award-winning documentary by Kate Davis. Read More


Dallas Rides Into Town with a Cute Cowboy in the Saddle

Filed by Father Tony | October 07, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

At the world premier of Logo TV's new gay reality series The A-List: Dallas, a Manhattan audience of screaming twinks squealed with delight at the size of their hair or their Stetson and at the repeated allusions to the size of their penises.Read More

American Original: Karyl Norman Sheet Music

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | October 07, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Found some good background on this amazing composer, song stylist, and stage actor.  Did you know that 1920s New Yorkers had a love affair with gay and transgender performers?Read More


Bert & Ernie Should Be Friends with Benefits

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | October 05, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

Others have already pointed out how extremely close the two are and wondered how many platonic friends they know of who share a bedroom? Sure, I can buy the "close friends" part, but is the "platonic" all that likely?Read More


P Diddy Apologizes for Anti-Gay Slur

Filed by Bil Browning | October 04, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

Singer P Diddy recently had an explosive confrontation in an Atlanta nightclub this weekend. The star took to Twitter to issue his apology to fans (what celebrity doesn't apologize in 140 characters or less anymore?) and it seems pretty darn sincere.Read More


Your Morning Feel-Good Moment

Filed by Bil Browning | October 04, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

Need a pick-me-up this morning? I've got just the thing to turn that frown upside down.Read More


What a Yo-Yo

Filed by Bil Browning | October 03, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

My God, if I'd known I could win contests by turning a yo-yo into a cat's cradle, I might have practiced more. As it is, I couldn't even get the damn thing to come back up the string.Read More


Photos & Video: HRC Dinner Entertainment & Speakers

Filed by Bil Browning | October 02, 2011 | 7:15 PM | comments

While Karen Ocamb wrote an excellent post earlier today about President Obama's speech to the Human Rights Campaign's national dinner crowd, I thought I'd throw in these photos and videos of the parts you couldn't see livestreamed on the HRC website.Read More


Paging Dr. Caligari

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | October 02, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

A Cold War spy novel, an old horror movie and dancing the gopak keep me up at night. Read More


RES3T 2 BLUE: Boys, Briefs and Booty

Filed by Ed Kennedy | October 01, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

This may be just another Saturday night if you're this hot.Read More