Actress Maria Bello, stating she was in a relationship with a woman, came out in Friday’s New York Times. And today, UK diver Tom Daley–who won bronze in the 10-meter platform at last summer’s Olympics–came out on YouTube
|By: Lisa Derrick Monday December 2, 2013 3:59 pm|
|By: Alvin McEwen Thursday November 21, 2013 7:08 pm|
I was surprised to see this study take such a prominent place on FRC’s webpage. It was my understanding that the organization had kept it shoddy research in the background in lieu of portraying itself and other groups like it as so-called victims of an “aggressive gay agenda.
|By: Lisa Derrick Saturday November 16, 2013 12:16 pm|
Enough with the sorry, Alec. Do something, something aside from revealing you have a gay hairdresser.
|By: Lisa Derrick Monday November 11, 2013 4:59 pm|
With his murder, Matthew Shepard became a public figure, and in Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine Josue shows an intimate portrait of a young man full of promise, conflicts, doubts, and love–a friend whose life impacted everyone who knew him and whose death has impacted millions more.
|By: Lisa Derrick Friday November 8, 2013 6:00 pm|
Goldberg made the documentary, which features historic photos and clips of Mabley performing as well as interviews, because “A lot of young people have no sense of history. No sense of history of the United States. Moms is a great magnifying glass into the past.”
|By: Lisa Derrick Tuesday November 5, 2013 6:53 pm|
When Anonymous erupted on the streets some five and half years ago to protest Scientology, their branding is what caught everyone’s eyes: The majority of protestors wore the Guy Fawkes mask from the movie V for Vendetta, in part because of the movie’s message and in part from EFG, Epic Fail Guy, a meme on 4Chan, the board where members can post images anonymously.
|By: Sara Haile-Mariam Saturday November 2, 2013 6:00 pm|
Angel Haze is no stranger to leveraging her platform – and her art- to tackle uncomfortable subjects. She’s also no stranger to remixing previous works to say something totally new and necessary in a way that only she can.
Case and point: the artist’s remix of Macklemore’s hit single Same Love.
|By: Lisa Derrick Friday November 1, 2013 12:55 pm|
Kerry Washington, who’ll be guest hosting Saturday Night Live tomorrow, is a smart, warm, and wise woman who understands the media and gossip rags as well as, if not better than, her character on Scandal, spin doctor Olivia Pope. In an interview with the Advocate, Washington spoke about her commitment to equality and civil rights, and addressed the rumors circulating about her:
“It’s interesting how much people long to fill in the gaps when someone in the public eye doesn’t share their personal life. I understand their frustration. I like how people will post pictures of me with other women that I adore, hugging on red carpets, and say, “See?” “
|By: Lisa Derrick Thursday October 31, 2013 6:40 pm|
Happy Halloween from WeHo! While the city gears up for its annual gianormous Halloween celebration–half a million people expected, Queen Latifa getting crowned as Carnaval Queen(!), and, oh my gods, the horror, the horror of resident permit parking suspended for the night–I celebrated early, on the set of Old Dogs & New Tricks, the fabulous web series about the friendships and tribulations of a group of diverse and successful West Hollywood men – each one located squarely within middle age.
|By: Alvin McEwen Friday October 18, 2013 2:50 pm|
Any ridiculous notion of a “class action suit against homosexuality” is just that – a ridiculous notion. I’ve used many adjectives to describe the religious right, but I would never use the word “stupid.” They have neither the guts nor the stupidity to do something so dumb. Not only would it embarrass them but it would totally wreck their credibility.