Entertainment: December 2012

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Non-Showtunes Sing-Off: 'Changes'

Filed by James Holmes | December 30, 2012 | 5:30 PM | comments

I know last week's post included David Bowie, but what better symbolizes the end of a year than the hope for "Changes?" God knows I could use a few. Read More


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'Rescue Me' Singer, Fontella Bass, Dead at 72

Filed by James Holmes | December 28, 2012 | 5:30 PM | comments

I considered saving this for a sing-off post, but who can go up against the original? She and her voice will be missed. Read More


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It's My Birthday!

Filed by James Holmes | December 27, 2012 | 5:30 PM | comments

We're gonna have a good time.Read More


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Can You Quack Like a Duck?

Filed by James Holmes | December 26, 2012 | 5:30 PM | comments

Prepare to be disturbed. Prepare to be confused. Read More


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Out Indie Artist Matt Gold Learns He Must 'Drown' Before He Can 'Swim'

Filed by Kergan Edwards-Stout | December 26, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

Out indie artist Matt Gold explores themes of sexuality, abandonment, love and loss on his debut album "Drown Before You Swim"Read More


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Non-Showtunes Sing-Off: Bowie & Crosby 'Little Drummer Boy'

Filed by James Holmes | December 22, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

This week's sing-off is brought to you by my Christmas Tree.Read More


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Queer Music Friday: Le1f

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 21, 2012 | 3:30 PM | comments

A little search of the site shows that no one has posted one of the best videos of the year to this site, Le1f's unapologetically queer "Wut."Read More


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Sebastian V: The Promiscuous Traveler

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | December 20, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

The gay sex tourism industry, we are told, "is a niche tourism market that is starting to catch on more predominantly around the world."Read More


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Dead Kids Sell Advertising: Commercializing Tragedy

Filed by Bil Browning | December 19, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

After last week's school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, I questioned how long it would be before all of the squalling and bawling on Facebook turned back into Christmas commercialism.Read More


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Andy Richter & George Takei Help You Come Out for X-Mas

Filed by James Holmes | December 19, 2012 | 3:30 PM | comments

Holidays are a great time to come out. Luckily Andy Richter, George Takei, and friends are there to help. Who doesn't want George Takei to be hiding in their curtains? Read More


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'Star Trek Into Darkness' Full Teaser Trailer Released

Filed by James Holmes | December 17, 2012 | 3:30 PM | comments

Never have two hands touching through glass held so much meaning. Read More


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Les Miserables Giveaway [Contest]

Filed by Bil Browning | December 16, 2012 | 5:30 PM | comments

Courtesy of Universal Studios, this week's giveaway is a prize package featuring the new musical Les Miserables.Read More


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Showtunes Sing-Off: 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas'

Filed by James Holmes | December 16, 2012 | 1:45 PM | comments

I've found it difficult to write anything this weekend, especially something lighthearted. But we must keep up our spirits - so for this week's Sing-Off, I chose the most depressing Christmas song ever written. Read More


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A New Novelist & Wonderful LGBT Advocate

Filed by Michael Hamar | December 11, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

I e-mailed the author of a new LGBT-themed book that I'd enjoyed and, to my surprise, I got a reply that led to an interview. How did a straight author write the best gay novel I've read in a long time? Read More


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Popular Gay Author Morphs into Female Broadway Legend

Filed by Kergan Edwards-Stout | December 10, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

Arthur Wooten, best known for his gay novels "On Picking Fruit" and "Fruit Cocktail," tackles his battle with disease by writing a "fictional memoir," with Wooten as "legendary Broadway star" Angie Styles.Read More


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Bauballs: Testicles for Your Christmas Tree

Filed by James Holmes | December 10, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

Santa be warned - placing presents under my tree may result in a tinseled teabagging. Read More


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LGBT Ally Mexican-American Singer Jenni Rivera Believed Dead in Plane Crash

Filed by Karen Ocamb | December 10, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

Mexican-American singing sensation Jenni Rivera is believed to be dead. Mexican authorities have found wreckage of a small plane they think is the one carrying Rivera and six others that disappeared shortly after take off Sunday morning. There were no survivors.Read More


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Lesbian Eloise Klein Healy Named LA's First Poet Laureate

Filed by Karen Ocamb | December 09, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced Friday that lesbian poet Eloise Klein Healy has been named as the City of Los Angeles' first Poet Laureate.Read More


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Showtunes Sing-Off: 'Turkey Lurkey Time'

Filed by James Holmes | December 08, 2012 | 4:05 PM | comments

This week's sing-off is brought to you by Glee's Thanksgiving episode - which I think is the best Glee I have seen this season. Is it because they do a "Let's Have a Kiki"/"Turkey Lurkey Time" mash-up? Probably. Read More


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God's Diary

Filed by James Holmes | December 07, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

Or how the Bible fell from heaven and fiction became the law. Read More


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'Star Trek Into Darkness' Teaser Trailer Released

Filed by James Holmes | December 06, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

After much wait, we are finally getting a sequel to J.J. Abrams 2009 reboot of Star Trek. I can't wait to see my beloved Zachary Quinto in those sexy pointed ears. Read More


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'Humping Pact' Gives Back to Nature

Filed by James Holmes | December 05, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

Anyone in the DC area have the afternoon off? I have an amazing flashmob idea. Read More


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The Best Twitter Exchange You'll See Today

Filed by Bil Browning | December 04, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

This isn't LGBT related, but it did make me giggle. I'm a big proponent of gun control, but this woman's comeback to Piers Morgan on Twitter still made me laugh. I think you will too.Read More


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'Drag Race' Season 3 Winner Raja Releases New Video

Filed by James Holmes | December 04, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

Here is a double dose of Season 3 winner Raja singing a duet with herself in her new song "Sublime." Check it out. Are you thirsting for more, or should she stick to lip-syncing?Read More


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Exclusive Q & A with Drag Race's Pandora Boxx: Part II

Filed by James Holmes | December 03, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

Last week I was lucky enough to have a chance to chat with my favorite former RuPaul's Drag Race and All Stars Drag Race contestant, Pandora Boxx. Check out Part I first then dive in to Part II. Read More


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Is There a Connection Between Lefties & LGBT People?

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | December 03, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

According to a study by Canadian scientists, lesbians and gay men are more likely than others to be left-handed. This was not the first time that scientists noted a connection between being queer and being left-handed.Read More


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Exclusive Q & A with Drag Race's Pandora Boxx: Part I

Filed by James Holmes | December 02, 2012 | 7:00 PM | comments

Last week I was lucky enough to chat with my favorite former Drag Race contestant, Pandora Boxx. We covered so much that I had to split the interview into two post. Today we focus on Drag Race. Tomorrow, the world. Read More


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Canadian Football Star Speaks About His Two Moms

Filed by Dana Rudolph | December 02, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

Canadian football star Jon Cornish of the Calgary Stampeders won the Canadian Football League's "Most Outstanding Canadian" award November 22 - and came out about his two moms during his acceptance speech.Read More