Entertainment: June 2008

How these things happen...

Filed by Ricci Levy | June 30, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

This is not from one article but, rather, a series of articles. It's a perfect illustration of how the radical right will seize on something (anything!) and, with no research, without even reading the readily available facts, make it into...Read More


Better Know a Contributor: Monica Roberts

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | June 29, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: You've seen Steven Colbert's "Better Know a Lobbyist," but our version is so much gayer! Each weekend, we spotlight a different TBP contributor. In case you've missed any of our previous interviews, I've got links at the end...Read More


Pro-life is anti-woman

Filed by Ricci Levy | June 29, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

I suspect that I've heard every single Carlin routine at one time or another in my life. Since his death, there's been a revisiting of many of his performances. I listen to them now, from the perspective of my work...Read More


Larry Craig blows his VP chances

Filed by Don Sherfick | June 29, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

Well, that does it! Despite my best efforts to spin him into being a really top-notch pick as John McCain's running mate, Larry Craig has taken himself completely off of my radar screen. Why the abrupt change of attitude? He...Read More


Songs For Sunday - The Road Trip Edition

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | June 29, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

We haven't posted a Songs for Sunday in a few weeks. So I'll explain how it goes - I'll list the last 10 songs on my iPod and you can tell us what music you've been listening to by leaving...Read More


Songs For Sunday - The Road Trip Edition

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | June 29, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

We haven't posted a Songs for Sunday in a few weeks. So I'll explain how it goes - I'll list the last 10 songs on my iPod and you can tell us what music you've been listening to by leaving...Read More


Gay Murderer of Curious George Co-author Sentenced to Life in Prison

Filed by Robert Ganshorn | June 28, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Robert Ganshorn was a founding member of the Gay Liberation Front at Purdue University before creating one of the first Public Television documentaries on gay lifestyles broadcast during his graduate studies at Indiana University. Failing to become the...Read More


I kissed a girl on Queer Music Friday

Filed by Bil Browning | June 27, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Well, that would be queer for me... Apparently it is for Katy Perry too. I Kissed A Girl Alex will be back with your regular Queer Music Friday posts next week; he's moving to Paris this weekend. To make up...Read More


Carolyn Lawrence Interview

Filed by Abigail Hannon | June 27, 2008 | 1:46 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Abigail interviews Carolyn Lawrence, the popular actress who does the voices for Sandy Cheeks (Spongebob Squarepants), Morel Orel, and more. Head to www.abigailsxratedteendiary.com for more!...Read More


The Onion goes all gay

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 26, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

Cathy Renna sent me a link to The Onion going all Pride this week. Most of the stories are kinda old, but they're still pretty funny: Vatican spokesman Joaquin Navarro-Valls said Monday that metrosexuality, the trend of heterosexual men co-opting...Read More


John McCain vogues!

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 26, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Someone edited John McCain's head delivering that awful, awful, awful speech (OMG, that was a bad speech) into Madonna's classic video for Vogue. It's pretty awesome....Read More


Camp Rock ROCKS?!

Filed by Michael Buckley | June 25, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch OK, it doesn't suck but it was not great! Joe still rocks and Demi did a nice job - they could not overcome sloppy direction/writing. What do you think?...Read More


Goddamit, George Carlin is fucking dead.

Filed by Bil Browning | June 23, 2008 | 7:30 PM | comments

One of the main rules here at the Project is that contributors can't use anything more than a mild curse word in a title of a post. Today, even St. Peter looked up from the book and said, "Well, Goddamit....Read More


Someone Call the Girl Police

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | June 23, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

I've been out as a lesbian for ten years now, and I've been a feminist for even longer. In all that time, I've never been to an Ani Difranco concert, despite the fact that most of the wimmin in my...Read More


Better Know a Contributor: Mercedes Allen

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | June 22, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

Editor's Note: You've seen Steven Colbert's "Better Know a Lobbyist," but our version is so much gayer! Each weekend, we spotlight a different TBP contributor. In case you've missed any of our previous interviews, I've got links at the end...Read More


Support the (queer) artist

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 22, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

Here's some great footage of FTM musician Clyde Petersen of Your Heart Breatks playing "Torrey Pines" with Kimya Dawson: iPhone users: Click to watch I post frequently about LGBTQ musicians, mostly because if we want to have a culture, if...Read More


QueerView Mirror- So You Think You Can Dance

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 22, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Queerview Mirror is a review from two of our editorial team, Serena Freewomyn and Waymon Hudson. If you'd like something reviewed, feel free to pass it on. If they like you, they might look at it, otherwise- suck...Read More


QueerView Mirror- So You Think You Can Dance

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 22, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Queerview Mirror is a review from two of our editorial team, Serena Freewomyn and Waymon Hudson. If you'd like something reviewed, feel free to pass it on. If they like you, they might look at it, otherwise- suck...Read More


QueerView Mirror- So You Think You Can Dance

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 22, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Queerview Mirror is a review from two of our editorial team, Serena Freewomyn and Waymon Hudson. If you'd like something reviewed, feel free to pass it on. If they like you, they might look at it, otherwise- suck...Read More


Lindsay Lohan- Gay Hero?

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 22, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

I tried to not write about this. I really did. But it's gotten to a point where I couldn't overlook it. Gawker.com, the media gossip website, has christened Lindsay Lohan a gay hero. What has she done to deserve this...Read More


Lindsay Lohan- Gay Hero?

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 22, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

I tried to not write about this. I really did. But it's gotten to a point where I couldn't overlook it. Gawker.com, the media gossip website, has christened Lindsay Lohan a gay hero. What has she done to deserve this...Read More


Smosh is Gay! Miley is Pissed! Fred Copied Me! Aloha Sxephil

Filed by Michael Buckley | June 21, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch I hope you enjoyed this You Tube edition! It had been a while since I had done one! I am subbed to and enjoy everyone I mentioned in this video! Duh!...Read More


Queer music Friday - Lance Bass

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 20, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Here's the vid for "I Drive Myself Crazy." Whodathunk Lance Bass would turn out to be gay? And why didn't they give him any solos? iPhone users: Click to watch And Lance, in his own words, on being outed by...Read More


Vanessa Hudgens - Sneakernight! The Pussycat Dolls Retire!

Filed by Michael Buckley | June 19, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch This episode is reviews of the new videos by Vanessa Hudgens, New Kids on the Block and the Pussycat Dolls! I also discuss So You Think You Can Dance and She's Got the Look and...Read More


First Tournament Win for Gay Polo League

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | June 18, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

As the same-sex wedding frenzy dominates headlines from California, it's important to note that Saturday, June 14, 2008, was another date to remember in LGBT history. The Gay Polo League, first of its kind in the U.S., played in its...Read More


Is that a Doppler in your pocket?

Filed by Bil Browning | June 18, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Okay Projectors, I can't wait to see how you caption this one......Read More


Two Gay Guys: Sex and the City...and Gay Marriage

Filed by Brent Hartinger | June 17, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Michael and I take on the California same-sex marriage ruling...while parodying Sex and the City at the same time! Online Videos by Veoh.com...Read More


Tila Tequila Makes Gay Marriage Possible! WTB- TV Edition!

Filed by Michael Buckley | June 17, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch I hope you enjoy this new video! It is a TV Edition about The Mole, Hells Kitchen, Bravo's A-List Awards and then a rant on Tila Tequila at the end. Thanks for watching! Stay tuned...Read More


It's Black Music Month!

Filed by Monica Roberts | June 16, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

For me, June is not just the month in which I celebrate my transgender sisters kicking off the modern GLBT rights movement nearly 40 years ago at New York's Stonewall Inn. It's Black Music Month as well! While June is...Read More


"Prayers For Bobby" Starring Sigourney Weaver

Filed by Eric Marcus | June 16, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

In 1983 Mary Griffith's twenty-year-old son, Bobby, jumped off a freeway overpass and landed in the path of an eighteen-wheel truck. Bobby, who was deeply religious like the rest of his family, had hoped that God would heal him of...Read More


"Prayers For Bobby" Starring Sigourney Weaver

Filed by Eric Marcus | June 16, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

In 1983 Mary Griffith's twenty-year-old son, Bobby, jumped off a freeway overpass and landed in the path of an eighteen-wheel truck. Bobby, who was deeply religious like the rest of his family, had hoped that God would heal him of...Read More


Happy Fathers Day!!!

Filed by Abigail Hannon | June 15, 2008 | 6:30 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch abigail's father's day included lunch, attempted murder and an almost-threesome. how was yours? head to www.abigailsxratedteendiary.com and let us know!...Read More


I'm voting Republican because...

Filed by Ricci Levy | June 15, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Those were the words in the subject line of an email I received from a friend of mine who is one of those folks declaring that if the nominee wasn't Hillary, they would rather vote for McCain. So I was...Read More


Better Know a Contributor: Jerame Davis

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | June 15, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: You've seen Steven Colbert's "Better Know a Lobbyist," but our version is so much gayer! Each weekend, we spotlight a different TBP contributor. In case you've missed any of our previous interviews, I've got links at the end...Read More


Sex and the City Star Hopes to Save the Ta Tas

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | June 15, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

"Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon is on a crusade - and it's all in support of the gals. Nixon recently joined Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the world's largest breast cancer advocacy organization, as an Ambassador. In...Read More


Songs for Sunday the OC edition

Filed by Bil Browning | June 15, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Ah, Songs for Sunday - that old Bilerico weekend staple. Here are the rules: one of our contributors will post the last ten songs from their iPod, then you share yours in the comments so we can compare! Let's play!...Read More


Queerview Mirror - Nashville Star Hurts Our Eyes . . . And Our Ears

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 14, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Queerview Mirror is a review from two of our editorial team, Serena Freewomyn and Waymon Hudson. If you'd like something reviewed, feel free to pass it on. If they like you, they might look at it, otherwise -...Read More


Queerview Mirror - Nashville Star Hurts Our Eyes . . . And Our Ears

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 14, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Queerview Mirror is a review from two of our editorial team, Serena Freewomyn and Waymon Hudson. If you'd like something reviewed, feel free to pass it on. If they like you, they might look at it, otherwise -...Read More


Queerview Mirror - Nashville Star Hurts Our Eyes . . . And Our Ears

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 14, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Queerview Mirror is a review from two of our editorial team, Serena Freewomyn and Waymon Hudson. If you'd like something reviewed, feel free to pass it on. If they like you, they might look at it, otherwise -...Read More


Open Thread- What's your Guilty Pleasure?

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 14, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

We all have them. Those things we like to do to unwind when no one is around. Those little pleasures that we would NEVER tell anyone about because it seems so silly. So spill it, Projectors: What is your guilty...Read More


Open Thread- What's your Guilty Pleasure?

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 14, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

We all have them. Those things we like to do to unwind when no one is around. Those little pleasures that we would NEVER tell anyone about because it seems so silly. So spill it, Projectors: What is your guilty...Read More


Two of My Favorite Things

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 14, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

I think I have died and gone to big gay heaven. Two of my favorite things are coming together just in time for Pride Month: being gay... and vodka. Absolute Vodka is launching a new bottle called "Absolute Colors" to...Read More


Queen Latifah Tying the Knot

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | June 14, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

After years of rumor and speculation, Queen Latifah is finally out of the closet. Last week it was reported that Queen Latifah will be joining other celeb couples by getting hitched in California now that same-sex marriage has been recognized...Read More


Double Jointed Jonas Brothers! Join my dance cru!

Filed by Michael Buckley | June 13, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Join my dance cru! All the info here! This video reveals at long last my favorite Jonas Brother! Who is yours?! Stay tuned to the end for the major announcement! Let's dance! Watch out MILEYMANDY!...Read More


Queer music Friday - Feloni

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 13, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Here's a great video of interview and performance footage of Detroit lesbian rapper Feloni at SF Pride, including the song "Pussi Can": iPhone users: Click to watch After the jump, Feloni, in her own words in a radio interview about...Read More


Stop Dropping the F-Bomb

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 13, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

We all remember hater-queen Anne Coulter calling John Edwards a faggot. We've been to pride events where nutty Fred Phelps and his goons carry their "God Hates Fags" signs. Our community knows the f-word carries a lot of weight and...Read More


I'm in it to win it

Filed by Bil Browning | June 12, 2008 | 6:30 PM | comments

I'm so flattered that all of you think so much of me. I never expected to featured on the news. Who knew this thing would go this far?...Read More


Shia Lebeouf: Heartthrob or Homophobe?

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | June 12, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Indiana Jones co-star Shia Lebeouf caused quite a controversy this week when a video of him using a homophobic slur was leaked to Youtube. According to Poponthepop.com: The video - which circulated around the Internet on Monday but has since...Read More


Lesbian albatrosses on The Colbert Report

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 11, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

Well, there actually is speculation about Buchanan's sexuality.......Read More


Faux News Strikes Again

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 10, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Does anyone even think Fox News is really a news station anymore? In a segment discussing Barack and Michelle Obama's now famous fist-bump, Fox News anchor E.D. Hill decided to turn an innocent expression of love between a couple into...Read More


Do You Care If Stars Are A-Holes?

Filed by Michael Buckley | June 09, 2008 | 8:00 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch When you find out your favorite star is an a-hole in real life, do you like them less? Or do you just like them for their work and not concerned with that? Discuss! Help spread...Read More


Better Know a Contributor: Bruce Parker

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | June 08, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: You've seen Steven Colbert's "Better Know a Lobbyist," but our version is so much gayer! Each weekend, we spotlight a different TBP contributor. In case you've missed any of our previous interviews, I've got links at the end...Read More


Win Gorgeous Free iPod Speaker!!!!

Filed by Abigail Hannon | June 08, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch I'm giving away a free gorgeous ipod speaker to the person who can get the most of their friends to sign up to my mailing list by July 1 08!!! Head to www.abigailsxratedteendiary.com to sign...Read More


Queerview Review- Ugly Betty Finale Leaves Us Hangin'

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | June 08, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Queerview Mirror is a review from two of our editorial team, Serena Freewomyn and Waymon Hudson. If you'd like something reviewed, feel free to pass it on. If they like you, they might look at it, otherwise -...Read More


Queerview Review- Ugly Betty Finale Leaves Us Hangin'

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | June 08, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Queerview Mirror is a review from two of our editorial team, Serena Freewomyn and Waymon Hudson. If you'd like something reviewed, feel free to pass it on. If they like you, they might look at it, otherwise -...Read More


Book Review: Me2

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 08, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

One of the many perks of writing for Bilerico is that we get sent things to review. That's how the book Me2 by M. Christian landed in my lap. The book's theme is about the slippery nature of identity. The...Read More


Book Review: Me2

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 08, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

One of the many perks of writing for Bilerico is that we get sent things to review. That's how the book Me2 by M. Christian landed in my lap. The book's theme is about the slippery nature of identity. The...Read More


False Larry Craig alert in Pennsylvania - darn it!

Filed by Don Sherfick | June 07, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

I read the headline that had "here we go again" written all over it, and since many of you readers seem to be collectively yawning at my multiple speculations concerning Larry Craig being John McCain's running mate, I thought I...Read More


Open Thread- What was the last good book you read?

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 07, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

I'll admit it. I have an addiction. I read constantly. I love nothing more than curling up with a good book and tuning out of the world for awhile. Heck, I'll read just about anything- from historical biographies to trashy...Read More


Open Thread- What was the last good book you read?

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 07, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

I'll admit it. I have an addiction. I read constantly. I love nothing more than curling up with a good book and tuning out of the world for awhile. Heck, I'll read just about anything- from historical biographies to trashy...Read More


Sizzling with Pride in South Florida

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 07, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Looking for some fun under the sun served with a big dose of Pride? Come on down to the Stonewall Street Festival- Pride of Greater Fort Lauderdale, June 16 - 22, 2008! The theme of the Stonewall Street Festival 2008...Read More


Queer music Friday - Grizzly Bear

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 06, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Here's Grizzly Bears "Knife." iPhone users: Click to watch And out front-man Ed Droste talking about breaking the gay mold, after the jump....Read More


O'Reilly garners 'pink brick' award for LGBT-bashing

Filed by Pam Spaulding | June 06, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

The president of San Francisco Pride, Mikayla Connell, appeared on The O'Reilly Factor to present the bombastic host with a "Pink Brick Award" to acknowledge his fomenting of anti-LGBT hysteria by airing inaccuracy-laced reports and outright lies on his program....Read More


Bob Barr, Not Babar

Filed by Sara Whitman | June 06, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

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Bruce is 25+X Solve for X

Filed by Bil Browning | June 05, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

I won't say how old my good friend Bruce Parker is today, but if we express it as an Algebra equation, he can be any age he wants to be. This wouldn't be much of a difference actually. I've seen...Read More


Captain Kirk not invited to Sulu's wedding

Filed by Bil Browning | June 05, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

Actor George Takei's upcoming wedding will be short one Star Trek cast member. The actor who played Hikaru Sulu on the television series and movies told AP Radio this week that he wouldn't be inviting Captain Kirk. "We have only...Read More


Miley Cyrus Is Going Down! We're Coming too M&M Cru!

Filed by Michael Buckley | June 05, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Miley knows our dancers are in it to win it!...Read More


So Much For My Happy Ending

Filed by Bruce Parker | June 05, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

Like every other queer man for miles and miles, I was tingling with anticipation for the release of the Sex and the City movie. I missed opening weekend because I was in Philadelphia for the Transgender Health Conference, but after...Read More


Let's work together

Filed by Bil Browning | June 04, 2008 | 11:30 AM | comments

My friend Robert Rouse got inspired to create a video after Obama's victory speech last night. Robert's very talented with putting together these homemade videos and half the time he's the singer as well. (I'm not sure if that's him...Read More


Colorado gets expanded civil rights legislation

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 03, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Congratulations to LGBT activists in Colorado, the governor just signed an anti-discrimination bill: Gov. Bill Ritter today quietly signed a controversial bill expanding the prohibition of sexual-orientation-based discrimination, over the vocal opposition of conservative Christian groups like Focus on the...Read More


Sex and the City spoilers! Sucks to be 13 years old!?

Filed by Michael Buckley | June 03, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Comment questions: 1. Will you see Sex and the City movie? If you saw it what did you think? 2. Who is your favorite Sex and the City character? 3. Does it suck to be...Read More


A Lifetime in Two Weeks

Filed by Kate Kendell | June 02, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

I write this on the evening of May 29. It has been exactly two weeks since the historic ruling from the California Supreme Court ending the exclusion of lesbians and gay men from the right to marry. The past two...Read More


Harry Jackson Home Movies

Filed by Paige Schilt | June 02, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

This weekend Soulforce posted video of Bishop Harry Jackson's closing remarks at a dinner meeting with LGBT families at his Beltsville, Maryland church on May 24, 2008. The meeting was part of the American Family Outing, which is visiting six...Read More


Yves Saint Lauren's Legacy

Filed by Abigail Hannon | June 02, 2008 | 12:45 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Yves St Laurent was a fashionista. Don't fashionistas kill people with clothes? To see more, head to www.abigailsxratedteendiary.com !!!...Read More


Better Know a Contributor: Kate Clinton

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | June 01, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

Editor's Note: You've seen Steven Colbert's "Better Know a Lobbyist," but our version is so much gayer! Each weekend, we spotlight a different TBP contributor. In case you've missed any of our previous interviews, I've got links at the end...Read More


Queerview Mirror- The Sex and the City Movie!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 01, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Queerview Mirror is a review from two of our editorial team, Serena Freewomyn and Waymon Hudson. If you'd like something reviewed, feel free to pass it on. If they like you, they might look at it, otherwise- suck...Read More


Queerview Mirror- The Sex and the City Movie!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 01, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Queerview Mirror is a review from two of our editorial team, Serena Freewomyn and Waymon Hudson. If you'd like something reviewed, feel free to pass it on. If they like you, they might look at it, otherwise- suck...Read More


Queerview Mirror- The Sex and the City Movie!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 01, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Queerview Mirror is a review from two of our editorial team, Serena Freewomyn and Waymon Hudson. If you'd like something reviewed, feel free to pass it on. If they like you, they might look at it, otherwise- suck...Read More