I’m 51. My health is decent. And while my mother died young, there’s longevity elsewhere in the family tree. I could live to see an openly gay presidential candidate with a real chance of victory. Will there be a “special … Continue...
We all remember Karamo Brown for being the first openly gay black man in Real World history, and now he’s back with a new reality TV show on TvOne. The Next 15 follows Brown and other reality stars as they search for their next 15 minutes of fame. The show also stars Real Housewives of Atlanta alum Claudia [...]
Hollywood stuntman Shawn Balentine, who steps in for Jack Black and Patton Oswalt, has come out in a Facebook post.
Athletes in tight pants, Lady Gaga and Beyonce won’t be the only reasons to watch Super Bowl 50. A record six LGBTQ-inclusive commercials will vie for your attention, even though there is not yet a single openly gay player in the NFL. This year’s ads (at $5 million every 30 seconds) run the gamut. The word [...]
Denise Juneau, the first Native American woman to win a statewide elective office, has become the first openly gay candidate in Montana. Juneau, who was elected state superintendent of Public Instruction in 2008 and re-elected in 2012, announced her… Read The post Montana Has Its First Openly Gay Candidate for Statewide Office appeared first on Towleroad.
The mother of an openly gay, special-needs student in Oregon is suing his high school, alleging that teachers bullied him and even threatened to kill him. Shawna Dicintio alleges in a federal lawsuit that Brett Trosclair (below right), a teacher at C… Read The post Lawsuit Alleges Oregon Teacher Threatened to Kill Gay Student – VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.
Ellen Page claims she's no longer receiving offers to play straight characters since coming out as gay two years ago, and rallies against the dangerous double-standard in a new interview with Elle UK.
We haven’t heard much from Michael Sam, the first openly gay person to play professional football, since his abrupt departure from the Canadian Football League’s Montreal Alouettes after just one game in August. In a conversation with “The Dan Patrick Show” about a month after leaving Montreal, he said he “never really wanted to go […]
Jim Gray, the out gay mayor of Lexington, Kentucky, will challenge Rand Paul for his U.S. Senate seat, he told the Herald-Leader on Monday: Gray, 62, told the Herald-Leader Monday night that he decided to challenge Paul last week, and he “absolutely”… Read The post Jim Gray, Lexington’s Openly Gay Mayor, Will Challenge Rand Paul for U.S. Show More Summary
“No openly gay man has ever won the Oscar; I wonder if that is prejudice or chance.” Observing that Tom Hanks, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Sean Penn won best actor Oscars for playing gay men, he added, “What about giving me one for playing a straight man?”
I have a friend who's 30 and only just coming out of the closet. I'm eighteen and I've been openly gay for a few years now, so I've been helping him along the way. There's one thing I can't help him with: he reckons he's a top and wants to try fucking me. Show More Summary
The legend has spoken — and he makes a great point, too! In response to the ongoing #OscarsSoWhite controversy over the past few weeks, Sir Ian McKellen spoke on Monday to reporters with a message of warning: disenfranchisement isn't only happening along racial lines. Related: The Academy JUST Vowed To Make Radical Changes! The Lord Of The Rings [...]
Pope Francis met with openly gay Apple CEO Tim Cook at the Vatican earlier this week, though details of the meeting are under wraps for now. Lately, Pope Francis has been sending mixed signals when it comes to support of the LGBT community. Last year, he met with antigay Kentucky clerk Kim Davis and a gay couple within days of [...]
“My speech has been in two jackets: ‘I’m proud to be the first openly gay man to win the Oscar.' I’ve had to put it back in my pocket twice.”
1. "In their own words, actors on being black and (openly) gay in Hollywood": A terrific series of interviews from Tre'vell Anderson at The Los Angeles Times (below are quotes from director Patrik-Ian Polk). “On the impact of ‘Noah’s Arc’ and other black gay characters on television: ‘If anyone appreciates your work, it's a good feeling. Show More Summary
Governor Mark Dayton today appointed Judge Margaret Chutich to the state’s highest court, making her Minnesota’s first openly gay Supreme Court justice, according to the AP: The Democratic governor said that while he is aware of Chutich’s… Read The post The Minnesota Supreme Court Just Got Its First Openly Gay Justice appeared first on Towleroad.
British Conservative Party politician Crispin Blunt "outed" himself as a popper user during during a hearing for the UK’s proposed Psychoactive Substances Bill.
Yesterday, after months-long delay, the Senate Armed Services Committee held the confirmation hearing for Eric Fanning. You can watch the full hearing below. Fanning has been acting secretary of the Army for months since the GOP hasShow More Summary
Frank Bruni, the popular (and first openly gay) New York Times op-ed columnist, stopped by Late Night with Seth Meyers to talk about Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, and writing on the 2016 election. Bruni explained that he and Ted Cruz have a “mutual r… Read The post Frank Bruni Talks Cruz, Trump, and His Interest in Food with Seth Meyers: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.