Entertainment: May 2013

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Another 'Gay Cure' App

Filed by John M. Becker | May 30, 2013 | 6:30 PM | comments

A "pray away the gay" app has again found its way into the iTunes and Google Play stores. While Apple subsequently dropped the app, Google has not. Here's why this is a big deal.Read More


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Highlights from the Creation Museum

Filed by John M. Becker | May 29, 2013 | 2:30 PM | comments

While I expected to feel nothing but scorn for my fellow museum-goers, I instead felt mostly pity.Read More


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Jennifer Finney Boylan Hits Another Home Run

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | May 29, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

Jennifer Finney Boylan's new book, Stuck In The Middle With You: A Memoir of Parenting In Three Genders, is another triumph.Read More


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A Homegrown Hoosier Hunk

Filed by Bil Browning | May 29, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

While most of the time I'm forced to hide my head in shame over the way people from Indiana show incredible ugliness toward LGBT people, here's something that really "perks up the spirit." Read More


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Robbie Rogers May Return to Pro Soccer

Filed by John M. Becker | May 23, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

Robbie Rogers, the courageous (and gorgeous!) 25-year-old U.S. national soccer star who came out and retired from the sport earlier this year, may be returning to the field.Read More


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Life's Just Like a Rodeo

Filed by Bil Browning | May 20, 2013 | 1:30 PM | comments

In this country song for marriage equality, life's just like a rodeo. It's just two men who do-si-do.Read More


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Failed Florida Mayoral Candidate: Voters Chose Lucifer Over Jesus

Filed by John M. Becker | May 16, 2013 | 3:00 PM | comments

Anna Pierre, the failed Florida mayoral candidate who said her campaign was endorsed by Jesus Christ -- but couldn't muster even 1% of the vote in the actual election -- isn't taking her shellacking lying down.Read More


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Candidate Endorsed by Jesus Comes in Last

Filed by John M. Becker | May 15, 2013 | 10:45 AM | comments

Out of 6,783 votes cast, Anna Pierre won just 56 -- 0.83% -- and came in dead last. I guess an endorsement from Jesus Christ doesn't get you very far these days.Read More


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Jesus Endorses Candidate in Florida Mayoral Race

Filed by John M. Becker | May 14, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

When asked to specify the three signs she claims Jesus gave her indicating his endorsement of her mayoral bid, candidate Anna Pierre replied, "Well, I'm going to keep them private."Read More


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NOM vs. George Takei?

Filed by John M. Becker | May 14, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

The paradoxically named and increasingly irrelevant National Organization for Marriage is notorious for desperate attention-seeking behavior, picking fights it can't win, and stirring up phony outrage. Their latest target is actor, author, and social media megastar George Takei.Read More


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A Very Enduring Kiss

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 12, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

Twenty-one years after David Drake's The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me gave voice to an era's anger and passion, the blond, blue-eyed showman is still living with moxie.Read More


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Busting Bunty Berman: A Primer in Microaggressions

Filed by Jason Tseng | May 12, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

While we weren't expecting an overly receptive crowd, but the amount of hostility and negativity we received in the forms of numerous microaggressions really shocked me.Read More


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Saying "No" to Frameline and Israeli Apartheid

Filed by R Conrad | May 07, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

This past March, I received a request to show my work at Frameline, the oldest and quite possibly the most prestigious LGBT film festival on the planet.Read More


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Celebrities Talk About Marriage Equality on the Red Carpet

Filed by Karen Ocamb | May 07, 2013 | 10:23 AM | comments

From their red carpet perch at the ArcLight Hollywood, we shouted out to the stars as they made their way into the theatre asking their opinions about same sex marriage. Here's how they responded.Read More


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Minnesota Vikings Cut Chris Kluwe

Filed by John M. Becker | May 06, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

If coming out as an ally and publicly supporting equality is considered a "distraction," how will an NFL team react to the avalanche of media attention, accolades, hate mail, death threats, etc. when an active player actually comes out as gay?Read More


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The Degayification of the NFL

Filed by Bil Browning | May 06, 2013 | 3:15 PM | comments

By cutting Chris Kluwe, Tim Tebow, and Brendon Ayanbadejo, is the underlying message "Shut up about the gays already!"?Read More


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Bunty Berman Presents: A Transphobic, Homophobic, Culturally Insensitive Night of Musical Theatre

Filed by Jason Tseng | May 03, 2013 | 2:33 PM | comments

I would issue a spoiler warning, but it's hard to spoil something so rotten.Read More


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OUTWRITE! 25th Anniversary Celebrates Literary Legends

Filed by Karen Ocamb | May 02, 2013 | 2:00 PM | comments

Just days after Creative Coalition CEO Robin Bronk testified before Congress about the need for more funding for the National Endowment for the Arts, the Lambda Literary Foundation was honoring the lifetime achievement of five LGBT literary pioneers whose work may have saved millions of lives.Read More