gaytimesrivers

‘Gay Times’ Editor Fired Over Racist, Misogynist Tweets

Featured, Politics  

In an attempt to rectify the lack of diversity in LGBTQ publishing, Gay Times hired a new editor, Josh Rivers, a British-American person of color, an action that would seem to be a big shift for Britain’s oldest gay magazine and the white-dominated gay media establishment in general. Of course, this was a celebratory step…

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oklahoma

Conservative Oklahoma District Elects Out, Married Lesbian

Politics  

Conservative Oklahoma said ‘OK’ (as in the abbreviation for “Oklahoma”) to Democrat and out lesbian in a same-sex marriage, Allison Ikley-Freeman. In an historic win, and continuing a promising trend for Democratic candidates, Ikley-Freeman has been elected to the Oklahoma Senate, which Republicans have dominated for years.   While Ikley-Freeman’s victory was by a mere…

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bouletbros

Drag Me To Hell: Boulet Brothers ‘Supermonster’ Show Painful To Watch

Comedy, Featured  

By Joe Fritts Swanthula and Dracmorda Boulet, best known by their collective stage name, The Boulet Brothers, have been terrorizing the Los Angeles gay scene for “well over” fifteen years, producing events around LA, always a blowout events, but sort of void of a real identity. Dragula was their most successful night, and for good…

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blakeshelton

Basic Blake: Homophobic Shelton Chosen ‘Sexiest Man Alive’

Comedy, Entertainment  

People magazine has a long and disturbing history of handing its “Sexiest Man Alive” award to men who either (a) are not sexy or (b) used to be sexy five years ago. Exhibit A: Johnny Depp won the award in 2009 – six years after the first Pirates of the Caribbean came out. Exhibit Everything: Blake…

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scottybowers

Scandalous Hollywood Pimp Doc ‘Scotty And The Secret History’ Slated For April Release

Entertainment, Featured  

Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood premiered in September at the Toronto International Film Festival to glowing reviews and sold-out crowds. Newbie distributor Greenwich Entertainment has acquired the U.S. and Canadian rights to the documentary directed by Matt Tyrnauer (Valentino: The Last Emperor). The Scotty in the title is Scotty Bowers, a dashing WWII…

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australiasaysyes

Thumbs Up For Marriage Equality Down Under: Australians Says ‘I Do’

Featured, Politics  

The land Down-Under has given a huge thumbs-up to marriage equality! In an historic (and controversial) mail-in vote, over 12.7 million Australians, nearly 80 percent of those eligible voted and a whopping 61.6 percent have voted ‘YES’ to have Australia join every other western country in legalizing gay marriage. The results were announced on Wednesday…

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obamaambassador

Out Obama-Era Ambassador Rufus Gifford Wants Your Vote

Politics  

President Trump’s ongoing shitting of the national bed is continuing to inspire queer people across the country to run for office. Rufus Gifford, a former Obama-era ambassador to Denmark and current gay daddy, is angling to be the Democratic nominee for Massachusetts’ 3rd congressional district in the U.S. House. Gifford is the second openly gay…

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georgetakeidirty

George Takei’s ‘Naughty Gay Grandpa’ Defense Only Makes Things Worse

Exclusive, Featured  

It turns out that it only takes one allegation of sexual misconduct to make George Takei’s famously silky voice go from weirdly comforting to existentially terrifying. On Friday, model Scott R. Bunton accused Takei of groping him against his will, and the story has only gotten worse from there. After Takei categorically denied any funny…

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greatestshowman

Under A Big Top: Jackman, Efron Unite In ‘Greatest Showman’ Trailer

Entertainment  

A new trailer for The Greatest Showman, a new movie musical starring Hugh Jackman as P.T. Barnum, has Hugh doing all the things that Hugh loves: singing, twirling, stomping, and being within 20 feet of Zac Efron. Barnum, who is frequently credited as the “inventor” of show business, has a life that naturally fits into…

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jazzjennings

TLC Stands By ‘Jazz,’ Transphobic Dillard Fired From ‘Counting On’

Entertainment, Featured  

TLC is terminating Derick Dillard’s participation in the reality series Counting On, after the show regular tweeted transphobic comments about Jazz Jennings, the star of another TLC series, I am Jazz. Dillard, the 28-year old husband of Jill Duggar Dillard, felt the urge to voice his poorly informed opinion about Jazz Jennings, tweeting: “I pity…

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