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Defying Trump, Pentagon Pays For Trans Soldier’s Surgery

Featured, Politics  

Despite Trumpcardiac’s tweetlings in August about the “disruption that transgender in the military” would cause, earlier this week the Department of Defense paid for gender-affirming surgery for a transgender active-duty infantry soldier. The service member previously fought in Afghanistan, and the procedure was approved by Vice Admiral Raquel Bono of the Defense Health Agency. “Because…

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‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ Gets New Title, Cast Pic, Boyfriend For Dumbledore?

Entertainment, Featured  

If the newly released press information about Fantastic Beasts 2 is any indication, then the movie is definitely going to be … a movie. While it has officially been titled Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindewald, that sort of just confirms what we already know: Grindewald, a.k.a. Johnny Depp with a Lost Boys hairdo, is…

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It’s Like ‘Brokeback Mountain’ But Set At Equinox Plus 3 Alt Versions

Comedy, Featured  

By Evan Lambert If you’ve seen or heard of God’s Own Country, which recently opened in limited release, you’ll understand why audiences are dubbing it “The British Brokeback Mountain.” As I wrote in my review of the film, “There’s homoerotic wrestling, a gay roll in the hay during a two-person herding mission, a memorable moment…

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

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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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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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Asian Diplomacy Tour Ends With Trump Twitter Tantrum

Featured, Politics  

As planned and hoped for by White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly, Trump trudged through his “official” visit to Asia these past several days with restraint and perhaps a guise of decorum. Throughout some notably measured speeches, Trump sufficiently recited from teleprompters the theme that he would be putting America first (we know…

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