Entertainment: January 2014

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'Mother Russia' Video Satirizes Russian Homophobia

Filed by John M. Becker | January 31, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

This humorous little number highlights some of the many ways in which the Olympics, and Russian society in general, are actually pretty gay.Read More

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Is Jesus Always the Answer?

Filed by Bil Browning | January 29, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

While churches like to tell you that Jesus is always the answer, sometimes he's just not.Read More

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Is Joss Whedon's Tweet Feminist or Transphobic?

Filed by Bil Browning | January 28, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Is this tweet from Joss Whedon meant to make a feminist statement or blatant transphobia?Read More

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Disney Channel's First Lesbian Parents on TV

Filed by Bil Browning | January 28, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

The Disney Channel broke the lavender ceiling with a few seconds of inclusive scripting in the family sitcom "Good Luck Charlie." It was the first time they have shown any openly gay characters on television.Read More

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PHOTOS: 'Brokeback' Opera Premieres Tonight

Filed by John M. Becker | January 28, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Tonight's the night of the world premiere for "Brokeback Mountain," the opera, in Madrid, Spain. If you can't hop the pond for the performance, we've got photos and video here.Read More

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Let These Swedish Marines Brighten Up Your Monday

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

This video of Swedish marines dancing and lip-synching to "Greased Lightning" is sure to bring a smile to your face.Read More

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WATCH: 33 Couples Wed at Grammys to 'Same Love'

Filed by John M. Becker | January 27, 2014 | 7:30 AM | comments

Last night at the Grammys, Queen Latifah married 33 couples, including same-sex couples, in a moving ceremony during a performance of marriage equality anthem "Same Love."Read More

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'Duck Dynasty' Ratings Slide Continues

Filed by John M. Becker | January 26, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

Last week's episode of "Duck Dynasty" garnered its lowest ratings in 13 months.Read More

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SNL Interviews Olya Povlatsky on Sochi Olympics

Filed by John M. Becker | January 26, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

"How could the Olympics pick Russia?," Olya Povlatsky asked SNL's Seth Meyers. "What was the other options, Haiti or middle of ocean?"Read More

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Tonight: Gay Couples Marrying Onstage at Grammy Awards

Filed by John M. Becker | January 26, 2014 | 12:15 PM | comments

At tonight's Grammy Awards, Queen Latifah will marry 34 couples, including same-sex couples, onstage during a performance of "Same Love."Read More

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Will Patrick and Richie Hook Up on 'Looking'?

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

From the look of things, Patrick (Jonathan Groff) and Richie (Raúl Castillo) are going to get a whole lot closer on this week's episode of HBO's "Looking."Read More

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Broadway Responds to Russia's Anti-LGBT Persecution

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Sometimes in the face of darkness and hatred, we need a little laughter. And in this parody, a constellation of Broadway's biggest stars delivers just that.Read More

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Ogle a Hot Diver With Tom Daley

Filed by John M. Becker | January 23, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

A recent episode of the UK celebrity diving show "Splash" featured a gorgeous Speedo-wearing hunk whose equipment caught they eye of Olympic diver Tom Daley.Read More

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Jon Stewart Skewers the Sochi Homophobic Olympics

Filed by John M. Becker | January 22, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

Late-night comedy guru Jon Stewart cast his satirical eye on the upcoming Winter Olympic Games, slamming the host nation's atrocious LGBT human rights abuses and comparing Russia to fellow competitors in the "2014 Sochi Homophobic Olympics."Read More

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Sherri Shepherd Apologizes for Anti-Gay Comments

Filed by John M. Becker | January 22, 2014 | 10:45 AM | comments

Shepherd says she's sorry for her offensive remarks and that they were misrepresented, but doesn't clarify whether or not she regards homosexuality as a sin.Read More

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You've Never Seen Hamlet Performed Like This

Filed by John M. Becker | January 21, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

Maybe it's just me, but I'd have paid far more attention in my high school English class if we learned Shakespeare from a hunky shirtless TV star.Read More

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Meryl Streep Makes Sexy Oatmeal With Ellen

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

Critically-acclaimed actress Meryl Streep is like a chameleon: she can play basically any role convincingly. And yes, that includes reading the sexiest oatmeal recipe you'll ever hear.Read More

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Ron Jeremy's Wrecking Ball Cover Is Wrecked

Filed by Bil Browning | January 21, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

If you've never had one of those moments where you want to claw your eyes out in a desperate attempt to "un-see" something horrible, you're about to have one.Read More

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The Israelis Are Coming, the Israelis Are Coming!

Filed by Michael Knaapen | January 21, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

The Last Israelis, a novel by Middle East observer Noah Beck, tells the story of the Dolphin, an Israeli nuclear submarine charged with a dangerous, deadly mission that could change history.Read More

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Beck: If You Hate Gays, You Can't Be a Fan of Mine

Filed by John M. Becker | January 21, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Glenn Beck gave an encouraging condemnation of homophobia yesterday, but if he really means what he said, he's going to have to purge a whole boatload of names from his Rolodex.Read More

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Do You Accept 'Bachelor' Star's Apology? [Open Thread]

Filed by John M. Becker | January 20, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

How much stock do you put in the standard celebrity apology routine? Do you think Juan Pablo Galavis is actually sorry for his anti-gay comments?Read More

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Amazing 'Retouched' Video of Female Singer

Filed by Bil Browning | January 20, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

This amazing video of French-Hungarian singer Boggie really shows how expectations of female beauty are unrealistic.Read More

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'Chozen' is Not Your Average Gay Rapping Bear

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | January 20, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

"Chozen," FX's new adult animated cartoon series, is sure to offend viewers who expect political correctness but delight those of us who know how to take a joke.Read More

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HBO's 'Looking:' What Did You Think? [Open Thread]

Filed by John M. Becker | January 20, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Did you catch the premiere of "Looking," HBO's new gay-themed series, last night? If not, check it out. If so, let us know what you think!Read More


You Might Want to Rephrase That...

Filed by John M. Becker | January 18, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

What's the hardest thing about your morning?Read More

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Watch Jon Stewart Destroy Homophobe Louie Gohmert

Filed by John M. Becker | January 17, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Louie Gohmert whined about the Supreme Court this week, claiming that their DOMA ruling proves they need "plumbing lessons." Needless to say, Jon Stewart had a field day.Read More

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Millions Abandon 'Duck Dynasty'

Filed by John M. Becker | January 17, 2014 | 8:15 AM | comments

Viewership for this week's season premiere of 'Duck Dynasty' is down nearly 30 percent in the wake of racist and homophobic comments made by one of the show's stars.Read More

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What If Your iPhone Was a Homophobe?

Filed by John M. Becker | January 16, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

What if your Siri app wasn't just occasionally clueless, but a raging bigot?Read More

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Was This CNN Reporter Stoned During Pot Story?

Filed by John M. Becker | January 15, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

CNN journalist Randi Kaye went to Colorado to report on the legalization of marijuana there. But from the looks of things, she wasn't just reporting.Read More

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China to Build Titanic Replica That Simulates Sinking

Filed by John M. Becker | January 15, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

"They will think, 'The water will drown me, I must escape with my life.'"Read More

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Bryan Fischer: Marriage Equality Trends 'Irrelevant'

Filed by John M. Becker | January 15, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

Why doesn't Bryan Fischer care that a clear and growing majority of Americans think his hateful anti-LGBT views belong on the dustbin of history? Because Jesus, of course.Read More

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Watch Out for the Devil Baby

Filed by John M. Becker | January 15, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

He screams bloody murder, projectile vomits, and chases pedestrians down the street. Coming soon to a city near you?Read More

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Game of Thrones Season 4 Trailer Drops

Filed by Bil Browning | January 13, 2014 | 10:30 AM | comments

Are you as excited as I am about the return of Game of Thrones on HBO?Read More

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Cute Animal Videos [Friday Afternoon Time-Waster]

Filed by John M. Becker | January 10, 2014 | 3:45 PM | comments

Bored at work and looking for a way to pass the time? Look no further.Read More

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Hollywood Actress Writes Marriage Equality Anthem

Filed by John M. Becker | January 10, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Marsha Hunt, a 96-year-old Hollywood actress, is so passionate about marriage equality that she wrote a song about it.Read More

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America's Best Christian Tells Us How To Pray

Filed by John M. Becker | January 09, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Take Mrs. Betty Bowers's prayer advice to heart if you want to get the Almighty's attention!Read More

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This 'Mean Girls' Parody Will Make Your Morning

Filed by John M. Becker | January 08, 2014 | 10:30 AM | comments

Ever wondered what a gay version of the cult classic film "Mean Girls" would look like? Wonder no more.Read More

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'Brokeback Mountain' Opera Premieres This Month in Madrid

Filed by John M. Becker | January 07, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

Are you ready for "Brokeback Mountain," the opera?Read More

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Brilliant: The Tea Party Anthem

Filed by John M. Becker | January 06, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

It's more of a lament than an anthem, but it brilliantly encapsulates the madness of the Tea Party.Read More