A show where well-dressed teens gently bop around to the big hits while maintaining an appropriate distance apart hardly seems like it would be a hot bed of sexual experimentation, but American Bandstand apparently featured a crew of Philadelphia kids who had more than dancing in common.
When Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast is released in Russia, viewing will be limited to those over the age of 16. And no, my buds, it is not because the story depicts the kidnapping of a young woman who falls in love with her captor, an oversized dog with ram horns. This, we have learned, is a timeless tale…
The decision to make Sulu a gay man with a husband and child in Star Trek: Beyond has not gone over very well, but mostly with the original Sulu, George Takei.
Lots of Overwatch fans read the game’s proud, pink-haired Russian lady soldier Zarya as gay. While perhaps not a huge deal on its own, that interpretation conflicts with homophobic views widely held in Russia and backed by the state, forcing Russian Overwatch players to reconcile two clashing interpretations of a…
On Saturday, at a Washington breakfast hosted by the Human Rights Campaign, Vice President Joe Biden and prospective President Hillary Clinton both gave impassioned speeches in support of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans—and our stalwart veep managed to squeeze in a rock solid republican diss, too.
Chris Rock once joked that men are only as faithful as their options, and new research suggests that women may only be as heterosexual as their options—with more attractive women more likely to identify as 100 percent hetero, and less attractive women more open to other sexual identities. Of course, the implied…
A photo posted to Humans of New York’s popular Facebook page today was deleted by administrators almost immediately after going up. The photo’s content, an interview with a gay teen who discusses his hopes and fears, wasn’t offensive and didn’t feature nudity, so why the quick deletion? And how is this photo more…
For someone so against gay rights, Pat Robertson sure seems to be obsessed with butt stuff. The 85-year-old televangelist and last known living dinosaur recently released a new video in which he demands to be shown a child conceived through anal sex. And he’d also probably like to see how it was made.
Kerry Washington - one of last night's winners at the GLAAD Media Awards for her work as an ally - gave a compelling acceptance speech emphasizing the need for marginalized groups to come together across difference (an especially salient point in the wake of Patricia Arquette's unfortunate comments on women's rights).
Fashion designers Dolce and Gabbana made some awfully regressive comments about lifestyles, babies, and sexuality in a recent interview. "We oppose gay adoptions," was one such comment. Another, made by Dolce: "You are born to be a mother and a father. Or at least that's how it should be. I call children of chemistry,…
In a universe already filled with twee, whimsical magazine stories that feel like they've escaped the prison of Zooey Deschanel's brain, there's one more. FourTwoNine magazine asked James Franco (eternal student, important scholar) to interview himself. Or rather, for the straight James Franco to interview the gay one.
I remember David's black boyfriend, Keith, in Six Feet Under. And of course gahmotherfuckingbless Omar Little, the baddest dude up in The Wire. Oh and Deadline says that HBO is developing a series called Bros about a group of brothers, one of whom is gay. Other than them though, we all gotta be real honest with…
2014 has been a great year for LGBT artists with hits from Mary Lambart, Sam Smith, Troye Sivan, etc. Now we are ending the year with one more from YouTube's most viewed lesbian content creators.
"Well I'm interested in men, I'm just not interested in men."
Connor Franta, a YouTube star with more than 3.6 million followers, came out as gay in a video posted for his fans.
Urloved Photography is a small business in Northern California, specializing in wedding and event photography. Their photos are beautiful, but their decision not to shoot gay weddings sends a clear (and illegal) message: UrLoved only if your sexual orientation is correct.
Four (sad looking) members of the Westboro Baptist Church made Gawker HQ one of their stops on their Fag Media Tour—it was so exciting I had to jump.
Last week, the bookstore at Brigham Young University was forced to remove some sections in their card collection after a mix-up left them with — much to their horror — heartwarming cards congratulating gay newlyweds. HA.
All same-sex marriages have been stopped in Virginia as of today. The supreme court is now deciding whether to hear the state's appeal against same-sex marriage and is also considering the question of whether same-sex marriage should be legalized nationwide. CONFIDENTIAL TO SUPREME COURT: HELL YES, IT SHOULD BE.
Discrimination against gays by the Boy Scouts is a big deal because a) it's otherwise one of the best organizations for youth and b) helps define what being a "man" means. This new TV show will tackle the issue head on.