All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘gay’

Passion Pit Frontman Michael Angelakos Comes Out

Passion Pit frontman Michael Angelakos announced his split with wife Kristy Mucci a couple of months ago. Now, Angelakos has come out as gay. “I lived in such a group of straight people …not that anybody was going to be not understanding .. it was just not the time,” he said about the last few years, in an interview with …

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Kanye West Cries Discrimination For Being Straight Guy In The Fashion Industry

After making his mark in the music industry, Kanye West seems to be under a lot of pressure as he tries to get the same recognition in the fashion industry. After the Yeezy Season 2 collection was launched in New York Fashion Week a few weeks ago, West said he felt like he was being discriminated against in the fashion …

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Tim Cook Talks to Stephen Colbert About Coming Out

Tim Cook Talks to Stephen Colbert About Coming Out

Tim Cook is one of the country’s most-powerful – and most-visible – CEOs. And it’s that visibility that led him to come out publicly last October. The Apple CEO opened up to Stephen Colbert about his decision, saying he “wanted to tell everyone [his] truth.” Cook said he felt “a tremendous responsibility” to do it during an interview on The …

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Brittney Griner Fights Demand For $20k Per Month Spousal Support By Ex-Wife Glory Johnson

According to ESPN, Brittney Griner is being asked to pay $20,000 for temporary monthly spousal support by former wife and WNBA star Glory Johnson. Court documents filed in June in Maricopa County, Arizona also state that she is requesting a $10,000 advancement for her attorney’s fees. Glory Johnson wants $20K a month in spousal support from Brittney Griner. http://t.co/6E6ii7Xnx5 pic.twitter.com/wvygGi6vdJ …

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Supreme Court Marriage Ruling Got You Feeling Prideful? Facebook Lets You Rainbow Your Profile Pic

If you’re excited about today’s Supreme Court ruling, Facebook has a cool way to let you show it. Head on over to facebook.com/celebratepride and you can add a rainbow filter to your profile picture. See? Mark Zuckerberg just did it: Earlier today, Zuckerberg praised the ruling, saying we are moving in the right direction. Our country was founded on the …

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Rosie Perez Reveals Junior High Same-Sex Experience

Rosie Perez declared that she had felt confused about her sexual identity, in a speech on TrevorLIVE New York on June 16. The co-host from The View also revealed that she tried a relationship with another girl during junior high in a Catholic school, wrote Carlos Geer for Page Six. The host, now in her fifties, initially had a crush on …

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Lucy Lawless Brings Drag Queen Show to a Grinding Halt

Lucy Lawless is busy these days shooting in Shreveport, Louisiana, where she is filming the second season of the TV show Salem. Lucy Lawless told TV Guide that she has fun wherever she shoots because she gets to know the area by slipping into local courtrooms to hear what sort of issues everyday people are dealing with. “Most people have …

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Apple’s U2 Album Giveaway Turned Kids Gay, Say Russian Wingnuts

According to some right-wing Russians, this is probably going to turn your kid gay: #u2 #Gift #u2songsofinnocence Thanks Barclays @U2Kouklitsa @vanycf @U2ThreeChords pic.twitter.com/hgXJ7aLloS — Dewood (@nirvana0898) November 3, 2014 That’s the cover of U2’s most recent album, Songs of Innocence. You might remember it as “that album my iPhone kept playing whenever I accidentally opened up iTunes.” The Guardian reports …

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‘My Husband’s Not Gay’: TLC’s New Show Sparks Fear And Controversy In LGBT Community

TLC’s upcoming special, My Husband’s not Gay, is already causing controversy even before it airs. The program, which features four Mormon men from Salt Lake who are attracted to men but don’t identify as gay, has drawn the ire of GLAAD and the rest of the LGBT community. GLAAD president, Sarah Kate Ellis, said that the show is potentially dangerous. …

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Alabama Bill To Be Named After Tim Cook

In October, Tim Cook penned a piece for Bloomberg Buisnessweek in which he publicly came out as gay. Now, it appears that an anti-discrimination bill in Alabama is to be named after him. Reuters reports: Democratic state Representative Patricia Todd, Alabama’s sole openly gay lawmaker, said on Wednesday that Apple was initially hesitant about having Cook’s name on her bill, …

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Dolly Parton: Judgmental, Anti-Gay Christians Are “Sinning”

Dolly Parton is an icon in the gay and transgender community. Two of the most popular “characters” in any drag queen competition are Cher and Dolly. Dolly once told Nightline that she once secretly entered a “drag queen look-alike contest — and lost.” “They had a bunch of Chers and Dollys that year, so I just over-exaggerated — made my …

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Tim Cook: “Being Gay Among the Greatest Gifts God Has Given Me”

Citing a desire to help others be more comfortable in their own skin, Apple CEO Tim Cook has publicly revealed that he is gay. In an eloquent piece for Bloomberg Businessweek, Cook writes: For years, I’ve been open with many people about my sexual orientation. Plenty of colleagues at Apple know I’m gay, and it doesn’t seem to make a …

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Raven Symone Is Proud To Be American, So Don’t Call Her AFRICAN-American. Or Gay.

Oprah Winfrey knew it was going down the minute Raven Symoné started. But before she could stop the That’s So Raven star, Symoné marched head first into truly controversial, and potentially career threatening territory. During a recent interview for Winfrey’s Where Are They Now? program, she declared that she was simply tired of being “labeled.” Said Symoné, “I don’t want …

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson Talks Gay Porn And Coming Out

Jesse Tyler Ferguson is a confident and successful gay man, but he says he wasn’t always that way and admitted that his coming out process was a bit awkward and even embarrassing. Ferguson said that when he realized he was gay as a teenager he started to steal gay porn and had built up a small collection that he hid …

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George Takei Reveals How He Came Out Because of Arnold Schwarzenegger

Star Trek alum George Takei has become the well-broadcast voice of the gay community on social media. He has championed the cause of bullied gay teens and marriage equality in general. He even once offered that his own name “Takei” (which, he famously explained at William Shatner’s roast, rhymes with “toupeé”) could be used in the place of the word …

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Julia Roberts and Hubby to Receive LGBT Honor

Julia Roberts and husband Danny Moder will soon be honored by the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network for their work on an HBO film called The Normal Heart. Roberts starred in the film and Danny Moder served as director of photography. The adaptation came from a 1985 play of the same name, written by Larry Kramer that highlighted the …

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Same-Sex Marriage Finds Ally in Target Stores

Target Corp. has broken with its past allies and come out in support of same-sex marriage. The company joined other corporations like Starbucks and Apple in backing the issue. Specifically, Target filed an amicus brief in a pending court case in the Seventh Circuit. Target Executive Vice President of Human Resources, Jodee Kozlak, took to the company’s blog to explain …

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Gay Pride Parade 2014 Kicks Off In New York City And Across The U.S.

The annual Pride Parade kicked off in New York City on Sunday where lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgenders, and supporters marched around the city to celebrate same-sex marriage triumphs. Fifth Avenue became a sea of colors as thousands of people marched and waved their flags to celebrate. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio were …

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Pennsylvania Same-Sex Marriage: Judge Says Ban Is Unconstitutional

On Tuesday, a federal judge struck down the ban of same-sex marriages in Pennsylvania, saying that it is unconstitutional. Judge John E. Jones said that the label “same-sex marriage” will be abandoned by future generations and simply call it “marriage.” “We are a better people than what these laws represent, and it is time to discard them into the ash …

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State Rep Posts Impassioned Plea Against Butt Sex, Wants Doctors to Oppose Gay Marriage for Medical Reasons

The great state of South Dakota, which has had a legal ban on same-sex marriage since 1996 and a constitutional amendment against it since 2006, is about to face its first legal challenge. And before the case hits the court, one state rep is urging the medical community to speak out against the dangers of… Anal sex? Yes, Pastor and …

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Matt Bomer Reveals He Is Married

Matt Bomer came out publicly as a gay man while accepting an award at the Desert AIDS Project’s Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards in 2012. After that, fans assumed they knew everything there was to know about the handsome actor, but there is one thing that Bomer has kept a secret … until now. During a recent interview with Details magazine, …

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Honey Maid Doesn’t Give a Damn About Appeasing Anti-Gay Trolls

Back in March, Nabisco’s Honey Maid graham cracker brand decided to celebrate love and family in all its various forms with an ad entitled “This is Wholesome.” The tagline was “everyday wholesome snacks for every wholesome family,” and the 30-second spot featured couples and families from all walks of life–including an interracial family and gasp, a gay couple. Outrage ensued. …

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Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich Steps Down Amid Controversy

Brendan Eich has stepped down as Mozilla’s CEO following controversy about his support of California anti-gay marriage law Proposition 8 in 2008, which recently came to light. Executive Chairwoman Mitchell Baker announced the news on the Mozilla blog after a number of interviews Eich gave indicating that he would not be going anywhere. “He’s made this decision for Mozilla and …

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A Big Sex Scandal Involving ‘Anti-Gay’ Republican Is Brewing, According to Some Redditor

It’s safe to say that the vast majority of the stuff people say on reddit is complete and utter bullshit. That’s because reddit exists on the internet, of which 99.9% is total bullshit. When anonymous users are given fake internet points for saying the most interesting or outrageous thing, why in the world would they stick to their boring lives? …

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Taylor Ellis: Arkansas High School Removed Gay Student’s Profile From Yearbook

A gay Arkansas high school student is making headlines after Sheridan High School decided to remove seven student profiles from the yearbook that talked about his coming out. The student, Taylor Ellis, claims that the reason was clear. “We have a good idea why they’re not going into the yearbook. They don’t want to just throw out the gay kid’s …

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The South Watches More Gay Porn Than You Liberals

After those long days of Mexican standoffs and train robberies, the South usually unwinds with either some chitlins or sweet tea – no one would have ever expected a good old heaping helping of steaming gay porn. As soon as March reared its ugly head, Pornhub and Buzzfeed got together to satiate their curiosities by asking: Do states with legalized …

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Fred Phelps Gay in Afterlife, Thanks to Satanists

After earlier news that notorious Westboro Baptist founder and (former) lead pastor, Fred Phelps, had died, everybody knew that the pile-on would begin in earnest. You can’t spend your whole life bashing every group but your own, picketing funerals, and hating on everyone and not expect to have your own death celebrated like a University of Kentucky NCAA Championship win. …

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Vernita Gray, LGBT Champion, Dies At 65 Of Breast Cancer

Vernita Gray, a known advocate for LGBT rights, died on Tuesday at her home in Edgewater, Chicago, after succumbing to breast cancer. Gray had been battling cancer since 1996, and had several recurrences through the years. She was 65. Gray is known for being half of Illinois’ first same-sex couple to exchange marriage vows when she married Patricia Ewert in …

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Pope Francis Hints Catholic Church Could Support Same-Sex Civil Unions

In an interview published on the Italian newspaper, Corriere della Serra, Pope Francis affirmed the Catholic Church’s position against same-sex marriage, but hinted that it may support same-sex civil unions. In the interview, Pope Francis said that matrimony is between a man and a woman, but same-sex civil unions are a way to guarantee health care and property rights. The …

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Comedian Petitions Obama to Formally Label Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni a ‘Ding-Dong-Boob-Poopy’

Comedian Eugene Mirman has pretty solid proposal for how President Obama should handle Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni. He should publicly call him a “ding-dong-boob-poopy.” Oh yeah, and then he should spend a little bit of time trying to convince the controversial leader to off himself. It’s all right there in an official petition on the White House’s We The People …

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