North Carolina’s gubernatorial race broke wide open this week as Democrat Roy Cooper galloped to a nine-point lead ahead of his rival, current Republican Gov. Pat McCrory. A Monmouth poll released on Wednesday suggests the race continues to break the Democrat’s way, with Cooper solidifying the lead he has been steadily building for months. Show More Summary
Summer 2016 has had a glut of male celebrities letting it all hang out on the Internet. First there was reality star Alex Bowen. Then came Orlando Bloom, Justin Bieber, followed by more Justin Bieber. Related: Are These Model River Viiperi’s Long-Awaited Full Frontal Pics? Now another celeb is joining their ranks: actor Matt Smith, most famous [...]
Donald Trump has called for stricter immigration policies throughout his campaign and he has recently come up with a new idea he’s calling “extreme vetting.” Related: Trump Promises To Protect the LGBTQ Community, Twitter Reacts Trump told a crowd in Ohio that we need to “screen out any who have hostile attitudes toward our country or [...]
Mantle looking a tad sparse without Truman Capote’s remains nestled beside that bowl of potpourri? Consider your prayers answered: his ashes are up for auction, and expected to go for somewhere between $4,000 – $6,000. Can we call Carly Rae Jepsen’s brand-new single “Super Natural” the song of summer 2016? Maybe. Courtesy of Buzzfeed, a [...]
Donald Trump seems to have discovered some change you can believe in, and has just shuffled around the leadership of his campaign (again). Out goes Paul Manafort, who may or may not have been illegally accepting money from foreign powers, and in comes Breitbart News chairman Steve Bannon and conservative pollster Kellyanne Conway. Wait, who? Well, you’ll be delighted [...]
You owe it to yourself to take some time out of your day and learn about the dark, weird, juicy backstory of Anita Bryant. History-minded queers probably already know the broad strokes: she was a model and singer of some kind, and eventually an orange juice spokesmodel, and then an anti-gay activist at a time when [...]
Not all liberal voters are with Hillary Clinton. A prolonged primary against a more progressive candidate, plus the two email scandals – her own and that of the DNC – have left many left leaning voters floating the idea of a protest vote. Many LGBTQ voters still don’t see Clinton as a true ally, usually pointing to [...]
Hey, Daddy! is a monthly column exploring the joys and struggles of parenting from a gay father’s perspective. Got a topic idea or question for Daddy? Send your letter along to email@example.com. With the Olympics having clicked over from swimming to track, the moment seems apt to reflect on sports. Show More Summary
Saturday Night Live just announced some big changes to its writing team, promoting Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider to co-lead writers. They’re replacing Colin Jost’s former partners Rob Klein and Bryan Tucker. Kelly is gay and Schneider is the… Read The post ‘Saturday Night Live’ Just Got Two New Head Writers, a Woman and a Gay Man appeared first on Towleroad.
Tom Goss is a recording artist, YouTuber, and bear admirer One of my favorite memories growing up was piling in the car and heading down to Chicago. When you’re five, that hour drive seems an eternity, but it was always worth it. Chicago was always a big world to me, full of great food, [...]
Some outstanding news from the final frontier: The new Star Trek, Discovery, will have a gay character. Well, it’s about darn time. The news came out at a meeting of the Television Critics Association this week, and was breathlessly tweeted by reporters in attendance. Executive Producer Bryan Fuller, who is gay, told everyone in attendance that they’ll be revealing little [...]
Donald Trump — Republican presidential nominee and sentient bottle of Orangina — is a hypocrite. This we all knew, but this expertly edited supercut perfectly illuminates the endless contradictions that spiral forth from his mouth every time it falls open. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE interview with Eric Andre of Adult Swim’s The Eric Andre Show. Towleroad’s Mark Allen asks about the star’s LGBT fan base, his timely brand of comedy, and the question, “Is Eric Andre bisexual?” You’ve pr… Read The post Comedian Eric Andre: The Gay Interview appeared first on Towleroad.
This week in New Music: Haley Bonar (above) brings focuses to her sound on indie rock/pop crossover Impossible Dream, Dinosaur Jr. continue to knock them out after 30 years and Russian Circles possibly cement their place as the kings of post rock. Ha… Read The post New Music: Haley Bonar, Dinosaur Jr., Russian Circles appeared first on Towleroad.
The vocally-gifted Ariana Grande is no stranger to tackling the styles of famous pop divas that have gone before her. In fact, before she became a break-out star in her own right, she was known on YouTube for being able to perfectlyShow More Summary
Cities change, hairstyles evolve, interest rates fluctuate, but sometimes it’s hard to let go of the past. San Francisco might just manage to hold onto a sliver of the city it once was, thanks to a co-op partnership of beautiful artists, politicians, and fundraisers. San Francisco, renowned as a beacon of creativity, has been in the process of [...]
Frank Ocean has been testing us and we are about done. It has been four years since his Grammy winning debut album “channel ORANGE” was released and he has been teasing fans ever since with his long anticipated and forever delayed sophomore effort, “Boys Don’t Cry.” The most recent deadline of July just came and went, like so many [...]
Last year, Rihanna broke into Jimmy Kimmel’s house to wake him up with a surprise performance of “Bitch Better Have My Money,” a jarring way to be interrupted in the middle of your REM moments. This week, Britney Spears and a backup… Read The post Britney Spears and Male Dancers Play Midnight Prank on Jimmy Kimmel: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
According to some political experts, this year’s U.S. Presidential race will be a close one, and If the election was held today, Donald Trump would win. Now Trump is undoubtedly one of the most bizarre and arrogant people to ever toShow More Summary
Former Trump campaign staff member and current confidante Roger Stone attacked the family of fallen Army Captain Humayun Khan by spreading accusations made by notorious homophobes Walid and Theodore Shoebat that Khan was a terroristShow More Summary