Entertainment: January 2012

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Tom Judson Sings His Way Out of Gus Mattox

Filed by Father Tony | January 31, 2012 | 4:30 PM | comments

Dressed or undressed, Tom Judson is smokin' hot at 51. The ex-porn star known as Gus Mattox is now doing cabaret. And he can sing.Read More


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Violent Video Games, Muay Thai Kickboxing, and Me

Filed by Prince Gomolvilas | January 31, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

In the following video, I tell a story about my fight with video games and my video games with fighting. Sound mysterious and perhaps inscrutable? Well, of course it is! Read More


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Against Equality in Australia

Filed by Yasmin Nair | January 31, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

If you ever needed proof that the gay marriage movement was a vast right-wing conspiracy, set in place by an international cabal of "messaging" experts who got all their training at Human Rights Campaign, this is it. Read More


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How Propaganda Works: 'The Grey' & Homophobia

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | January 30, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

The Grey is an appalling piece of anti-wolf propaganda, cast in a broader theme that is closely related to homophobia. It dangles a dramatic tale about alleged wolf viciousness to remind us that "nature is evil incarnate and must be subdued."Read More


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Former 'Survivor' Contestant: 'I Don't Talk to Queers'

Filed by Michael Hamar | January 29, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

Rudy Boesch from the first season of Survivor said at a recent event for the Navy SEALS, "I don't talk to queers - and when I say queer, I mean homosexuals.Read More


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Matt Bomer Nabs Two Queer-Friendly New Roles

Filed by Adam Polaski | January 28, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

If Matt Bomer is actively pursuing gay roles or gay-related roles, is it important whether he is out on the level of someone like Neil Patrick Harris? Read More


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Young Adult LGBT Books Can Make a Big Difference

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | January 27, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

As an out queer boy in the mid 1990's, I did not have many role for being an LGBT young adult. Being a voracious reader, I often found myself searching out subtext where the author likely never intended it.Read More


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Cathy DeBuono: VIP Q Movie Pick

Filed by Jenni Olson | January 27, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Out lesbian actress Cathy DeBuono (who also happens to be a licensed psychotherapist) shared this terrific LGBT film selection and analysis with us.Read More


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Torch Song Trilogy: Vintage Film Review

Filed by Jenni Olson | January 26, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Torch Song Trilogy was one of the first LGBT movies I ever reviewed (for GAZE Magazine where I got my start as a film critic). I just found the review (and critique of the original marketing of the film) and had to share it here.Read More


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A Wild (& Not So Wild) Queer West [Contest]

Filed by Bil Browning | January 25, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

This week's contest is very special. Contributor Patricia Nell Warren, author of the acclaimed Frontrunner series and inspiration for the Frontrunner clubs across the nation, has a new book out and she's autographed it just for Projectors.Read More


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Bil Browning: VIP Q Movie Pick

Filed by Jenni Olson | January 24, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

Curiosity got the best of us and we recently decided to ask Bilerico Project founder and longtime LGBT activist Bil Browning to share his favorite LGBT films for the VIP Q Movie Pick. Bil named two films that had an enormous impact on his life.Read More


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Oscar Nominations Are Out

Filed by Bil Browning | January 24, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

Which flick do you think will win Best Picture?Read More


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God Answers Rick Santorum's Prayer [Caption This]

Filed by Bil Browning | January 23, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

Is this the hands of God after a Rick Santorum prayer?Read More


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Ru Paul's Makeup Motivations [Comment of the Week]

Filed by Bil Browning | January 22, 2012 | 8:30 PM | comments

Over on Becky Juro's post, "You Don't Get to Tell Us When to Be Offended, Ru Paul," she added an addendum in the comments section that posits an interesting theory.Read More


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A Conversation with Author & Actor David Leddick

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | January 22, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

"I think you should change careers every ten years," he says. "And I figure I am in my sixth career about now... I am very romantic and being gay I always like to be in love with somebody, somewhere."Read More


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Broken Tower: James Franco Stars in Another Gay Poet Movie!

Filed by Jenni Olson | January 21, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

Having brilliantly portrayed Allen Ginsberg in the acclaimed drama Howl, the prolific and erudite James Franco takes on another gay poet in The Broken Tower.Read More


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An Open Letter to Ryan James Yezak

Filed by Kyle Bella | January 20, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

In response to a recent video trailer released by Ryan James Yezak, I offer an open letter to him expressing my concerns that his video fails to include people of color and transgender individuals in its representation of LGBTQ history.Read More


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NBC's 'Smash': Creativity & the Drama of Big Dreams

Filed by Karen Ocamb | January 19, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

Applauding with the Outfest audience at the Harmony Gold Theater last Wednesday night after a sneak-peek of NBC's upcoming TV show "Smash," I felt as if I'd just seen something new.Read More


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You Don't Get to Tell Us When to Be Offended, Ru Paul

Filed by Rebecca Juro | January 19, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

Ru Paul doesn't have to go to interview after interview looking for work, always hoping that this will be the time the interviewer will actually consider their resume, not their gender identity, as the key factor whether or not they'll be hired.Read More


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Wolfe Founder & CEO Tells Online Pirates to Walk the Plank

Filed by Jenni Olson | January 17, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

Wolfe CEO and founder Kathy Wolfe illustrates in detail the grave situation of online piracy and asks for the support of LGBT movie lovers (who need to financially support indie filmmakers by compensating them for their work). Read More


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Colbert PAC: Don't Vote for Mitt the Ripper

Filed by Bil Browning | January 16, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

In true PAC tradition,"The Definitely Not Coordinating With Stephen Colbert Super PAC" has started running attack ads against frontrunner Mitt "The Ripper" Romney with a little help from John Lithgow.Read More


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Are We Ready to Laugh at Tracy Morgan's Homophobia?

Filed by Adam Polaski | January 12, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

Tina Fey and the writers of 30 Rock are spinning off Tracy Morgan's homophobic rant from last summer into a subplot of an upcoming episode of the hit, Emmy-winning NBC show.Read More


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The Queer Guide to Sundance Film Festival 2012

Filed by Jenni Olson | January 12, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

Once again, movie lovers and industry insiders will be gathering in Park City, Utah this month for the annual independent film orgy known as the Sundance Film Festival with additional action unspooling at the longstanding alternative event known as Slamdance.Read More


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Obama Sings Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way'

Filed by Bil Browning | January 12, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

President Obama doesn't necessarily "sing" Lady Gaga's Born This Way, but he does do a damn good, shall we say, "spoken word performance."Read More


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Lesbians Make History as Contestants for Miss California USA

Filed by Karen Ocamb | January 10, 2012 | 3:15 PM | comments

What a long, long way from Religious Right Miss California runner-up Carrie Prejean! This year, the Miss California USA pageant featured two openly gay contestants seeking that coveted crown!Read More


Planning for the Third Transgender Law Institute

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | January 10, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

It seems like just yesterday that I volunteered to chair a planning committee in 2010 to create a Transgender Law Institute to be held at the National LGBT Bar Association Conference. And now, we've just started planning the third annual...Read More


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Songs for the New Depression [Contest]

Filed by Bil Browning | January 09, 2012 | 6:45 PM | comments

Today we have a contest courtesy of author Kergan Edwards-Stout. We're giving away three copies of his new book, Songs for the New Depression. Kergan sent me the copies before the holidays, but I've held off on the contest because I actually read the book!Read More


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Ru Paul Campaigns In New Hampshire

Filed by Bil Browning | January 09, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

RuPaul made an appearance in New Hampshire to let people know "You better vote!" while also nothing that he is not Ron Paul and he is not running for President.Read More


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Documentaries, Play Resurrect Prop 8 & Its Spawn

Filed by Karen Ocamb | January 08, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals could issue its decision any day now in Perry v. Brown, the Prop 8 case. The Court posts their decisions online Monday through Friday at 10am. Read More


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Luke Huff: Gay Pro Biker

Filed by Bil Browning | January 08, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

I'll admit that I'm terrified of motorcycles. One look at Huff tho and I'd climb up behind him and wrap my arms around his waist.Read More


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Kristy McNichol Comes Out in People

Filed by Bil Browning | January 08, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

No, it wasn't Taylor Lautner that came out in People; that was a hoax. 70's sitcom actress Kristy McNichol, however, decided to throw open the closet doors in this week's issue.Read More


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Remembering Muppet Performer Richard Hunt

Filed by Jessica Max Stein | January 07, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

Today we observe the 20th anniversary of the death of talented Muppet performer Richard Hunt. Let us celebrate him by enjoying some of his work. Read More


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Our Amazing Gay Superpowers

Filed by Bil Browning | January 07, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

The underlying gay subtext after you scratch the surface of the X-Men series has been explored to great depths, but do they have to be such flamers in public?Read More


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Jeremy Hooper: VIP Q Movie Pick

Filed by Jenni Olson | January 07, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

Hooper: "My favorite LGBT film is a documentary from 1977 called Word Is Out. I love it for its quiet fire."Read More


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Disney & Kotex: The Story of Menstruation

Filed by Bil Browning | January 06, 2012 | 10:30 AM | comments

Did you know that Disney and Kotex made an animated cartoon to teach girls about menstruation? It's the kind of flick that they showed us in health class when it was time for sex ed. Read More


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Taiwanese Animation on Chaz Bono's Penis

Filed by Bil Browning | January 05, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

If you're easily offended, you'll want to skip this Taiwanese animation about Chaz Bono's announcement that he plans on having bottom surgery. While there's some giggle moments, there's also plenty of cringe-worthy ones too.Read More


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VIDEO: Ted Haggard Swaps Wives with Gary Busey

Filed by Karen Ocamb | January 04, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

OK, it's just a reality show, but it's still a little bit like fingernails scratching a blackboard that ABC thinks these dudes are the shining example of marriage not afforded to gay people.Read More


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Will Fincher's Remake of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Make Oscar History?

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 04, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

There are faint whispers that Fincher's remake of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo has a shot at Oscar glory. It belongs to the rather elite class of films that queered up their content, rather then straightened it out.Read More


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Just JoeKing: Is It Gay-Funny Or Gay-Hateful?

Filed by Father Tony | January 03, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

The angry LGBT reaction to a wall calendar gets it dropped from Barnes & Noble, but its author thinks the outrage is unfair.Read More


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I Don't Know How She Does It [Contest]

Filed by Bil Browning | January 03, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

Today's contest prize comes courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment and The Weinstein Company. We're giving away two copies of Sarah Jessica Parker's new flick, I Don't Know How She Does It, on your choice of Blu-Ray or DVD.Read More