Entertainment: August 2009

Miley Cyrus Gave Me Herpes!!! - "Party in the U-STD"

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 31, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the Day: 1. How old are you? 2.What is your favorite Whitney Houston song of all time? 3. What celebrity do you search for most online?...Read More


Queer music Friday - Bush Tetras

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 28, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Here's Bush Tetras from the 80's. Check out that awesomely distorted guitar. That in itself is well worth the listen on this track, "Too Many Creeps." And the Lower East Side of NYC, where Bush Tetras came from, keeps on...Read More


Vogue is back

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 28, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

It's moments like these when I wish I could watch American TV. America's Best Dance Crew has a troop that's made up of four out gay men and one out transwoman, and they, as their name suggests, vogue. Here's a...Read More


The New Gay presents Homo/Sonic tonight at the Black Cat

Filed by Michael Crawford | August 28, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Here's a message from our friend the fabulous Zack Rosen, co-founder of The New Gay: It's time for Homo/Sonic, The New Gay 's flagship alternative queer dance party. The great folks at the Black Cat have given us Friday, August...Read More


The New Gay presents Homo/Sonic tonight at the Black Cat

Filed by Michael Crawford | August 28, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Here's a message from our friend the fabulous Zack Rosen, co-founder of The New Gay: It's time for Homo/Sonic, The New Gay 's flagship alternative queer dance party. The great folks at the Black Cat have given us Friday, August...Read More


The Week of Bi-Bi's: Biracial & Bisexual Identity in New Movies and TV

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 27, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Amy Andre, MA, MBA, is a writer, lecturer, and the co-author of Bisexual Health, a book published by the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force. A biracial, bisexual, African American Jew, she lives in San Francisco...Read More


X-Factor Danyl Is Amazing! Heidi Montag Lipstinks Miss Universe

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 26, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the Day: 1. Are you watching X-Factor? Watch it on YouTube! What do you think of Danyl, Stephanie- Who else is good? 2. Did you watch Miss Universe? Thoughts on it and Heidi Montag's "performance"? 3....Read More


Black Female Athletes: An Ongoing Meme of Ignorance

Filed by Monica Roberts | August 25, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

One of the depressingly tired memes of elite level athletic competition is that almost every time a Black woman rises to become the best at her sport, she is either dissed, suspected of cheating or has her gender identity questioned....Read More


Did you know we live in a "post-AIDS" world?

Filed by Dustin Kight | August 25, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

Apparently the Beverly Hills: 90210 revival is going well. What else can explain its sister revival of Melrose Place? The CW is bringing Melrose Place, 90210's sleezy, later-night sibling, back to television on Tuesday, September 8th. Gay fans of the...Read More


How Legitimate is the "Gender Complaint" Against Caster Semenya?

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 24, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

As an Outsports.com writer who has been covering gender testing in sports, I'm tracking the controversy over South African teen track star Caster Semenya and whether she should compete as a woman. The complaint against tall, muscular Semenya has been...Read More


Transgender "Comics": "Ouran High School Host Club"

Filed by Austen Crowder | August 24, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Ed Note: Transgender Comics is a regular Monday feature on Bilerico-Indiana. We bumped this one up to the main site to give folks a flavor of the series. I debated on this one for a little while; it's not a...Read More


Caption This: The family patriarch

Filed by Bil Browning | August 24, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

I'm really loving AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com - I've used a couple of their pics before for our "Caption This" posts, but this one really made me laugh. This one confuses me soooo much. Don't they usually sit the oldest family members in...Read More


Buck on Fall TV!! Yay! OMG! Fun! Puppies?

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 24, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Question of the Day: What fall shows are you most looking foward to? 1. What New Shows? 2. What Returning Shows?...Read More


The Gender Police Strike Again

Filed by Brynn Craffey | August 23, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

A South African runner, Caster Semenya, 18, is being forced to prove that she is, indeed, a young woman and not "a man," as her detractors allege. Semenya, whose athletic performance recently improved greatly and who, it seems, was a...Read More


Sunday Funnies: InfoMania's 'Lady Kisses'

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 23, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

He's back! Brian Safi, the brilliant and irreverent satirist from my favorite nerdy show on my favorite nerdy channel - InfoMania on Current TV , is back exploring LGBT issues and stereotypes as they are portrayed by the clueless media....Read More


Sunday Funnies: InfoMania's 'Lady Kisses'

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 23, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

He's back! Brian Safi, the brilliant and irreverent satirist from my favorite nerdy show on my favorite nerdy channel - InfoMania on Current TV , is back exploring LGBT issues and stereotypes as they are portrayed by the clueless media....Read More


Saturday Morning Cartoons: An Interview with aGLIFF's Jake Gonzales

Filed by Paige Schilt | August 22, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

One Saturday morning, my son was sitting in the living room, watching an animated video about numerals. "Mom!" In keeping with his TV-watching custom, he was shouting, even though I was only a few feet away. "Mom, Mom!" he persisted,...Read More


5 must read DC blogs

Filed by Michael Crawford | August 22, 2009 | 2:09 PM | comments

The New Gay Famous DC Anti-Real World Blog...Read More


Disqualifying the Gender Binary in IAAF Track & Field

Filed by Keri Renault | August 22, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Can victory in the woman's 800 meters by an obscure teenager from a small South African village signal defeat of the big, bad gender binary at the IAAF World Championships? Probably not, but it's nice to dream. Amidst allegations that...Read More


Queer Music Friday - Guest DJ Captain John

Filed by John Shields | August 21, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Since Alex is biking the Rhine and on vacation, you're stuck with me. As I love DJing, but have a bit of trouble picking my favorites (so many songs, so little time...), here are a few. First off, since it...Read More


Michael Moore: Capitalism

Filed by Bil Browning | August 21, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

I'll admit that I'm a huge fan of Michael Moore's movies, but I really want to see his newest flick that comes out in early October. I honestly have no clue about the stimulus package and how all of this...Read More


Lets Be YouTube Friends!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 21, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

My name is Michael! Nice to meet you! 1. What's your first name? 2. Where are you from? Where do you live? 3. How old are you? 4. Whats your favorite color? 5. Do you have any pets? Tell...Read More


Awesome Website of the Week: 'God Hates Shrimp'

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 20, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

Sometimes you just have to smile at the snarky, fun skewering of the anti-LGBT right. Activists Joe Decker and Ryland Sanders have created my new favorite parody site called "God Hates Shrimp", a smart poke at people like Fred Phelps,...Read More


I want to hear a song that makes me believe there's something to believe in

Filed by Sean Bugg | August 20, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

There was a point in my life when I thought nothing could have more meaning than music. This point, of course, was during my teenage years in high school and college. At 16, even a Motley Crue song can carry...Read More


No Wonder Letterman is Beating Conan in the Ratings

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 19, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

Self-promoting king, Donald Trump, appeared on Letterman last night to talk about the Miss Universe contest. Not surprisingly, Carrie Prejean came up, with Trump touting her "great beauty" as reason for caring about her opinions... Gotta love some late night...Read More


Vogue Evolution Takes ABDC By Storm

Filed by Jason Tseng | August 19, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

America's Best Dance Crew, which is broadcast Sunday nights at 9pm on MTV, is in its fourth season. Many of these dance shows that are popping up all over the tube (Dancing with the Stars, So You Think You Can...Read More


Vogue Evolution Takes ABDC By Storm

Filed by Jason Tseng | August 19, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

America's Best Dance Crew, which is broadcast Sunday nights at 9pm on MTV, is in its fourth season. Many of these dance shows that are popping up all over the tube (Dancing with the Stars, So You Think You Can...Read More


The Revolution of Desire

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | August 19, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

In 1971, a handful of feminists and gay militants shouting "family is pollution" demonstrated for revolutionary sexual liberation. 35 years after, what remains of these ideals and struggles? That's the opening of The Revolution of Desire, a 2007 documentary about...Read More


Jared Polis on Stephen Colbert

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 18, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30cEven Better-er Know a District - Colorado's 2nd - Jared Poliswww.colbertnation.comColbert Report Full EpisodesPolitical HumorHealth Care Protests...Read More


What Color are Those Toes?

Filed by Father Tony | August 17, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

OK. It has come to my attention that at least two (men!) of you have interesting colors painted on your toenails. (Long have I felt that the time has come for men - cis-men, to be specific - to start...Read More


Judge Rules that Gay Accusations are not Libel: Gays and Lesbians "Not Contemptible"

Filed by Jason Tseng | August 16, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Reuters reports that US Circuit Judge Denny Chin has ruled that Howard Stern can sue Anna Nicole Smith biographer Rita Crosby for defamation, but not over claims that Stern was gay or engaged in gay sex acts because homosexuality is...Read More


Sunday Funnies: 'That's Gay' Commercials

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 16, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

My favorite nerdy show on my favorite nerdy channel, InfoMania on Current TV, has started taking on media misrepresentation of the LGBT community in a rather hilarious and irreverent way in a segment called "That's Gay.". This segment is focused...Read More


Sunday Funnies: 'That's Gay' Commercials

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 16, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

My favorite nerdy show on my favorite nerdy channel, InfoMania on Current TV, has started taking on media misrepresentation of the LGBT community in a rather hilarious and irreverent way in a segment called "That's Gay.". This segment is focused...Read More


Gay Geek iPhone App Review: My Gay Agenda

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 15, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

I just love cheeky gay humor. I recently got a request on twitter from a new iPhone Application called "My Gay Agenda." My curiosity was piqued by the humor of their tweets so I checked into the App and ended...Read More


Trying Hard to Be the Official Underwear of the Porn Industry?

Filed by Prince Gomolvilas | August 15, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

Remember that Adidas marketing campaign that featured a fun website that allowed you to click on athletes and make them swap shirts right before your very eyes? Well, /baskit/, the men's underwear company that recently circulated a relatively tame but...Read More


Queer music Friday - Jay Brennan

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 14, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Here's Jay Brennan performing "Half Boyfriend" live....Read More


Brokeback Mountain cowboy shirts installed at Autry National Center of the American West

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 13, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

Now and then, amid all the religious-right efforts to hurt LGBT people, a moment comes when that I see the America that I love and fight for -- the one that would rather heal than hurt. The other day, August...Read More


Summer Fashions for City Guys and Gals

Filed by Father Tony | August 12, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

In case you were wondering what they're wearing in New York City in the heat of the summer, I kept the camera in hand this weekend. As everyone already knows, this is the year of the jaunty and lightly woven...Read More


Marriage changes us more than we change marriage

Filed by Cathy Renna | August 12, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

A new book by M.V. Lee Badgett, Professor of Economics, director of the Center of Public Policy And Administration at Amherst and research director of the Williams Institute on Public Policy at UCLA School of Law (phew, her business card...Read More


Caption This: Whaddaya mean we're wearing funny hats?

Filed by Bil Browning | August 12, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

What's your best caption for this photo, Projectors? I really struggled to come up with something even though the pic is hilarious. Let's see what y'all come up with instead of my lame-o caption....Read More


Terry Wolverton Interviews Cheryl Klein about Lilac Mines

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 12, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

[Editor's Note: Terry Wolverton is author of seven books, including The Labrys Reunion, a novel; Embers, a novel-in-poems;and Insurgent Muse: life and art at the Woman's Building, a memoir. She is the founder of Writers At Work, a creative writing...Read More


Yay! New XXS Gay Clothes! Thanks American Apparel!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 12, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Thank you, American Apparel, for sending me all these clothes!! Party! I love all of them. I'll wear some of them!...Read More


"Two Hot Transsexuals Finally Give You Some ANSWERS!"

Filed by Gina de Vries | August 11, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Red and Charles, two trans artists/activists/media makers/hotties (hey, they said it -- I'm just agreeing!) answer a series of the obnoxious but unfortunately usual questions that trans folks often get from clueless non-trans people. I love how smart, funny,...Read More


Rumble for the Gay Games

Filed by Brett Abrams | August 11, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

My home city of Washington, D.C. held a rally last night to spur interest in hosting the Gay Games of 2014! The competition with Cleveland and Boston has already motivated several newspapers and magazines in DC to cover the prospect...Read More


Reunion and Disunion: Novelist Terry Wolverton on Three Decades of Activism

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 11, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

[Editor's Note: Cheryl Klein is the author of Lilac Mines (Manic D Press) and The Commuters (City Works Press). She works for the California office of Poets & Writers, Inc. and lives in Los Angeles. She blogs about art, life...Read More


Reunion and Disunion: Novelist Terry Wolverton on Three Decades of Activism

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 11, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

[Editor's Note: Cheryl Klein is the author of Lilac Mines (Manic D Press) and The Commuters (City Works Press). She works for the California office of Poets & Writers, Inc. and lives in Los Angeles. She blogs about art, life...Read More


Daniel Radcliffe Teams Up with the Trevor Project to Help LGBT Youth

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 10, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

What a magical match up! Daniel Radcliffe, the star of Harry Potter, has made a major donation to our friends at The Trevor Project, the non-profit organization that operates the only nationwide suicide-prevention helpline for LGBTQ youth. The 20-year-old actor...Read More


Senior Year Drama Queen!!! - 12th Grade School Year Vlog (Age 17-18)

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 10, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

How was 12th Grade (age 17-18) for you? Leave a comment or better - Make a VIDEO reply! This is a great/easy way to start vlogging!...Read More


Vladimir Putin Shirtless, Again

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 08, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

I was wondering why this post was suddenly getting so many Google search hits. Now I know....Read More


Queer music Friday - Matt Alber

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 07, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Thanks to the reader who sent in this video. This is Matt Alber's "End of the World."...Read More


World on the Square 2009

Filed by Donna Pandori | August 07, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

The annual World on the Square 2009 festival is scheduled to take place in Corydon, Indiana on Saturday August 8th between 4:00 - 8:00 pm. For those you who have never heard of World on the Square, it is free...Read More


World on the Square 2009

Filed by Donna Pandori | August 07, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

The annual World on the Square 2009 festival is scheduled to take place in Corydon, Indiana on Saturday August 8th between 4:00 - 8:00 pm. For those you who have never heard of World on the Square, it is free...Read More


Miley Cyrus Stalker Loose!!! Bring the Drama Mimi!!!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 07, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the Day: 1. Have you ever stalked someone? Even innocently? 2. Will you buy something from Miley's clothing line? 3. Team Mimi or Team Eminem? (Do you think its FAKE?)...Read More


Paula Abdul Quits American Idol!! Why??

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 06, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Personally, I would like to say I will miss her very much and I thank her for all endless entertainment she provided! Kara better turn on the personality! I hope you enjoy the clips from the past episodes! I...Read More


This just in: transgender acceptance in its "trendy," "chic" phase

Filed by Austen Crowder | August 04, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

That's right, folks. If we're lucky, knowing a trans person may finally edge out that tired old "I'm not bigoted because have a gay friend" excuse people sometimes march out in the name of tolerance. Chaz Bono's transition announcement tipped...Read More


Is sorry enough?

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 03, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Have you seen this video of University of Hawaii football coach Greg McMackin sobbing an apology for using the word "faggot" three times while talking about Notre Dame's football program? I'm surprised by this, and I'm sure McMackin is as...Read More


Write Your Own Caption #33

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 03, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

Dylan has a case of the "scoots". So I'm home with him, and not likely to post much today. I've got a couple in the works for later. In the meantime, I thought this captioning contest from McClatchy Newspapers looked...Read More


Transgender Comics: Interview with Erin Lindsey

Filed by Austen Crowder | August 03, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

I know I covered Venus Envy on this column before, but I wanted to let everyone know that the comic is about to start updating again. It just so happens that I recently interviewed the comic's creator, Erin Lindsey, about...Read More


iCarly Cancelled?!! Noooooooo!!!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 03, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the Day: 1. What do you think of BuckNews style vids? Fast and with edits. Do you prefer this or What the Buck? I am not changing format of What the Buck. This is just for...Read More


WTF is up with "Gay Sports?"

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 01, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

[Editor's Note: Steve Publicover is a middle-aged gay man living with his partner of nine years in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwestern Virginia, with three cats, four ducks and a pond. Having grown up in the suburbs of Washington,...Read More