Entertainment: March 2011

Chris Brown, Adam Lambert, and Mixed Messages: How Do We Judge ABC?

Filed by Andrew Belonsky | March 31, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

Chris Brown, a singer who was convicted of assaulting ex-girlfriend Rihanna, appeared this week on Dancing with the Stars, a show that airs on ABC, the very same network that previously banned out entertainer Adam Lambert for his "scandalously" gay...Read More

Caption This: Talk About Giving Head

Filed by Bil Browning | March 29, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Hat tip to Tosh.0 blog for the caption that made me laugh out loud - "All the good mannequins are either taken or gay." What's your best caption?...Read More

World Penis Map

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | March 29, 2011 | 4:30 PM | comments

What the world's been waiting for: a virtual Baedeker's for size queens. Chart your next sordid adventure using this map which averages penis-size by geographical location. See the penis map at full mast on Geekologie...Read More

Glee is Brilliant Television

Filed by Anthony Carter | March 29, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

I write this response to highlight and draw attention to the most sublime television I have seen in over a decade. Ryan Murphy is God. He has bestowed on us non-deserving but extremely needy humans a birth child by the...Read More

Was Lady Gaga Born A Coal Miner's Daughter?

Filed by Bil Browning | March 28, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

Lady Gaga seems to be channeling Loretta Lynn in this mix of her new song, "Born This Way." Gaga gives the tune a country twang by throwing in some guitars, harmonica, and slowing down the beat. What do you think?...Read More

Lesbian Teen Wins Danish X-Factor

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 28, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

15-year-old lesbian teen Sarah won X-Factor in Denmark. Here's video of the finale where she sang "Poker Face."...Read More

Is Glee Too Gay?

Filed by Anthony Carter | March 28, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

First off, I want to say that I love this show. Every scene between Kurt and his dad is kind, hopeful, thoughtful, loving and insightful. If any of us had ever had an adult this supportive and nonoppressive, things would...Read More

Whitewashing 'Akira' (Now with Liquid Bleach to Keep Your Whites Even Whiter!)

Filed by Prince Gomolvilas | March 27, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Since I've been known to blog at least three other places, I usually save my gayest posts for The Bilerico Project. However, there hasn't been any High School Musical news in months, so I've had absolutely nothing to say to...Read More

Queer Music Friday - Josephine Wiggs of the Breeders

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 25, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Bass guitarist Josephine Wiggs was one of the original members of the 90's alternative rock band the Breeders. She left the group to pursue collaborations with other artists and solo work. Even if you don't know her name, you've probably...Read More

Bioware's Dragon Age II Has Gay Scene that Some Straight Gamers Don't Like

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 25, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

Dragon Age II has a gay love story in it that's cute that led some straight gamers to complain. You see, since the majority of people are straight, that means that everything has to be washed clean of homosexuality lest...Read More

Scarlet Betch Episode 39: Mutants Galore

Filed by Jason Tseng | March 25, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Hey Betches! We're back this week bringing you the latest queer comic book news! Apologies for the three weeks of down time. So to make up for it, we're recording three episodes for you that we'll release throughout the week....Read More

Pretty Little Liars Finale, Amazing!

Filed by Michael Buckley | March 25, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

And meet that girl in pink, yes that girl!...Read More

Jake Gyllenhaal's Homosocial Tie-Tying

Filed by Jake Weinraub | March 24, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

He definitely has a certain twinkle in his eye, but I think the gays are going to have to get over the fantasy of Jake Gyllenhaal being into dudes. He's really such a tease, though. *Sigh,* a girl can dream....Read More

Ricky Martin and Target: Life in the Corporatocracy

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 24, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Target had a big store manager meeting, and the corporation was able to get some stars to show up: Other stars who do have deals with Target did perform for several thousand store managers on Tuesday. Our spies report that...Read More

The Smithsonian: Historically Hardcore

Filed by Bil Browning | March 24, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Copywriter Matt Kaplan came up with this fantastic series of advertisements for the Smithsonian Museum complex. While the ads are fakes, the museum would be foolish not to immediately commission him to do a full series they could use. Two...Read More

Captain America Preview: Chris Evans Strips Down

Filed by Bil Browning | March 23, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

I've been a Captain America fan for the longest time and I'm definitely excited about the upcoming movie. I have a well-deserved reputation for almost always wearing a t-shirt and one of my favorites is the Captain's shield; it almost...Read More

Rebel With a Cause: Vintage Hollywood Photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | March 23, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

The one and only Eartha Kitt teaching the one and only James Dean some soulful moves. Check out the intensity of his focus as he follows her lead. Amazing photo ca. 1950s. via blackvintage.tumblr.com...Read More

Dame Elizabeth Taylor Dies at 79

Filed by Bil Browning | March 23, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

Longtime gay icon and movie star Dame Elizabeth Taylor has died at age 79 in Los Angeles. Taylor died of congestive heart failure after being ill for many years. She was well-known in the LGBT community for her dedicated support...Read More

Rebecca Black Bullied On GMA

Filed by Michael Buckley | March 23, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

Selena Gomez & Demi Lovato BFF Again?...Read More

Video: A Quick Chat with Wilson Cruz

Filed by Leone Kraus | March 22, 2011 | 12:30 PM | comments

Living in New York City, you see a lot of celebrities walking around. More often than not, it's difficult to recognize them. When I attended the GLAAD Media Awards in New York City on Saturday, March 19, I thought I...Read More

Social Media Was a Top Priority for the GLAAD Media Awards

Filed by Leone Kraus | March 21, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

If you are on Twitter and follow @glaad, then you know that social media was a huge part of the GLAAD Media Awards this year. Almost every memorable moment was captured on Twitter, thanks to Allison Palmer, director of digital...Read More

Jake Shears Gets Naked (Again)

Filed by Bil Browning | March 21, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Photographer Tim Hailand has a new book coming out. One Day in the Life of Jake Shears follows the lead singer of Scissor Sisters around during a regular day in the life of a rock superstar. Hailand has also profiled...Read More

Cock Pirate Radio

Filed by Jake Weinraub | March 19, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

The latest eye-roll from FailBlog: Does this count for GLAAD's LGBT media visibility study?...Read More

Queer Music Friday - Army of Lovers

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 18, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Army of Lovers was a Swedish pop group from the late 80's wasn't a huge musical success in the US at the time, but their dramatic and fun videos have been preserves for posterity on YouTube. Here's "Crucified."...Read More

Blaine and Kurt or BLURT

Filed by Michael Buckley | March 18, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

Pop culture recap!...Read More

SquEEing for Glee: Gay Kiss

Filed by Jake Weinraub | March 17, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

On Tuesday evening GLEEks around the world squealed in ecstasy (or squEEed: a Glee-induced squeal, as coined by my friend Caity) when two of the show's queer characters, Kurt Hummel and Blaine Anderson, finally kissed. The tension had been brewing...Read More

Oh, Danny Boy: St Patrick's Day

Filed by Bil Browning | March 17, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Since I'm not Irish, I'll let the Muppets take it from here... So go kiss a leprechaun, pick a four-leaf clover, or lift a green beer in honor of Bilerico tonight. We may not be Irish,...Read More

Sean Chapin Homage to Gaga: Target, Are You Anti-Gay?

Filed by Phil Reese | March 16, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

This weekend I was in San Francisco at the Haas Jr. Fund summit for LGBTQ journalists, writers, bloggers and editors (more on that in my next post) and while I was there I had the good fortune to meet gay...Read More

Thai Trans Reality Show Contestant Stuns Audience

Filed by Bil Browning | March 15, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

What a voice. This transgender Thai reality show contestant stuns the judges by singing both parts in a beautiful song that brings the audience to their feet. According to a translation posted in the comments section on YouTube, the contestant...Read More

Gorgeous: Movie Trailer Quotes Bilerico Review

Filed by Bil Browning | March 14, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

What a way to return to Bilerico Project! On the way home from San Francisco, contributor Michael Crawford sent me a text to tell me that he saw a quip from a Bilerico review in a movie trailer. Curious, I...Read More

Queer Music Friday - Janis Ian

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 11, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Folk musician Janis Ian is probably best known for this song, "At Seventeen," which is an interesting mix of folk and samba....Read More

Replacing Charlie Sheen

Filed by Terrance Heath | March 10, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

It’s been a while since I’ve posted about one of my odd celebrity crushes. Some of them are not so odd, and then some of them are kind of odd. I’m not sure where this one falls, but it...Read More

Queen Bess: World's Greatest Woman Flyer

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | March 10, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

Born in 1892, the beautiful, tough, professional aviator Bessie "Queen Bess" Coleman was the first African American in the world to attain a pilot's license. At age 30, she was considered "the world's greatest woman flyer." Her tragic death at...Read More

Sources: Lady Gaga Backs Out of Exclusive Target Deal

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 09, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

Metro Weekly and The Advocate are reporting that the Lady Gaga's exclusive distribution deal with Target has been called off. There hasn't been an official announcement, yet, but that's what several people involved in marketing have said. Target apparently hasn't...Read More

Scarlet Betch Episode 38

Filed by Jason Tseng | March 07, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Hey Betches! We're back this week bringing you the latest queer comic book news! This week we talk about the neew Daken: Dark Wolverine, X-Factor (and Shatterstar's increasingly nuanced sexuality), House of Mysteries, Astonishing X-men, No Ordinary Family (and it's...Read More

Glee: Sarah Palin Challenges Kathy Griffin

Filed by Bil Browning | March 06, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Now that news has leaked that Kathy Griffin will be playing a teabagger on Glee, Sarah Palin has to make it all about her. This is what I'd imagine watching one of those bum fight videos would be like. They're...Read More

Who's Watching Rupaul's Drag Race?

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 05, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

I know there are some Bilerico readers out there who are watching the third season of Rupaul's Drag Race. It's the best season yet, where the winner will take more than a year and a half's minimum wage. I have...Read More

An LGBT Radionovela Comes to Spanish-Language Radio

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 05, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editors' note: Jorge Sanchez is Project Coordinator of the Family Acceptance Project at San Francisco State University. "Rosa" sat upright in her chair as she introduced herself to others at a small gathering in Salinas, California, last fall. She and...Read More

Queer Music Friday - Jessie J

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 04, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

British pop star Jessie J confirmed she was out this week as bisexual in an interview with MTV: "I've never denied it. Whoopie doo guys, yes, I've dated girls and I've dated boys - get over it. It's not a...Read More

Friday: Gratuitous Half Naked Frat Boys Wrestling

Filed by Bil Browning | March 04, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

We're almost to the weekend and here's something to put you in the mood for play - a gratuitous post of half naked frat boys wrestling. C'mon... It's Friday afternoon and I'd like to go see a part of DC...Read More

Grrrls in Front

Filed by Toshio Meronek | March 04, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

I was just turned on to the fact (thanks, Google) that filmmaker Lucy Thane has made her 90s dyke/queercore/Riot Grrrl documentary "She's Real (Worse Than Queer)" available for online consumption. All 51 of its under-appreciated minutes feature interviews and performances...Read More

Popping His (Black Party) Cherry

Filed by Bil Browning | March 03, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

The Black Party is coming up at the end of March and leather lovers everywhere are girding themselves up in preparation. Rob, a Daddyhunt.com blogger, is a Black Party virgin and needs the proper getup for the big event. I'd...Read More

Dreaming In The Dark: The Oscars

Filed by Terrance Heath | March 01, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

I watched the Oscars the other night, for what has to be at least the 30th time, because I’ve watched them every year since I was old enough to see movies and care about them. That would have been 1981....Read More

Why Lady Gaga's Video 'Born This Way' Gets It All Wrong

Filed by Leone Kraus | March 01, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" music video is out and I couldn't be more disappointed. I'm disappointed because this is not my story and this video does not represent me, or any of my peers in the LGBT community. Sure,...Read More