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Sep 20 2017
Billie Jean King Movie's Sin Of Omission + Robbie Rogers For Target + Students Riot Over Shooting Of Scout Schultz + Gay Muslim's Journey To Saudi Arabia + Cassidy Still Lying About Health Care — 6-PACK! Comments (0)

BjkTennis fan Kenneth Walsh turns in a much more nuanced review of Battle of the Sexes, the Billie Jean King/Bobby Riggs film I raved about this week. (He liked it a lot, too.)

Walsh examines the film's choice to leave out the part of King's affair with Marilyn Barnett where Barnett became a paraplegic while living in Mr. and Mrs. King's home and sued Billie Jean for palimony, effectively outing her in '81. (She would not acknowledge she is a lesbian until 1998.)

There is a lot to the story the film doesn't (can't? possibly shouldn't?) contain, but at the very least, an epilogue would've been appropriate. Keep reading for this and more of the hottest links of the day on...

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Sep 19 2017
Tennis, Everyone!: BATTLE OF THE SEXES Is The Feel-Gay Movie Of 2017 Comments (0)

Emma-stone-steve-carrell-battle-of-the-sexesI went to a screening of Battle of the Sexes — the story of Billie Jean King's herstoric tennis match vs. Bobby Riggs — thinking it would probably be tons of fun since King herself was supposed to be in attendance.

Alas, King wasn't able to make it (though the directors and some co-stars came), but the film was more than enough on its own, a crowd-pleasing, spirited retelling of the story of how a clownish, faded tennis star and one of the greatest female athletes of all time used a ridiculous event to further their own agendas ...

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Sep 15 2017
Enter To Win A BATTLE OF THE SEXES Prize Pack! Comments (0)

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To enter, comment this post with the name of your favorite out gay athlete. I'll pick 5 of you at random 1 week from today at 5PM ET to win. (U.S. Only) Good luck! Keep reading for more details ...
 

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May 16 2017
6-PACK — Free, Fenway & Happy! + Sandra Lee Burns Paul Ryan + Emma Stone Is A Billie Jean Queen + Kentucky Sides With Anti-Gay Printers + Diego Plays Luis + Roseanne, Please Stay Canceled! Comments (0)

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WIDGETBosGuy: Pride Night in Boston!

WIDGETDListed: Sandra Lee despises Paul Ryan — now we're cookin'!

WIDGETKenneth in the (212): Everything you need to know about Billie Jean King — or at least about that Emma Stone biopic of her.

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WIDGETTowleroad: In Kentucky, printers can refuse to print anything gay.

WIDGETVariety: Diego Boneta will play Luis Miguel on Telemundo.

WIDGETThe Hollywood Reporter: Conspiracy-theory-pushing, virulently anti-Obama, blindly pro-Trump nut Roseanne Barr's classic sitcom is being revived. Ugh.

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Mar 26 2017
6-PACK — Speedo-Tastic + McGorry Twerks + Hilary Duff Mocked + Trump's Sh*t List + Trumping Paul Ryan Via Judge Jeanine + Inside Elton John's Diva-Powered 70th! Comments (0)

Ss4The rest is even better! [Image via Kenneth in the (212)]

WIDGETKenneth in the (212): Kenneth's latest hairy-dude-in-a-Speedo snap might be the best yet.

WIDGETDListed: Matt McGorry deliciously semi-twerks in his boxer-briefs:

 

Getting a quick twerkout in b4 the weekend.

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WIDGETTMZ: Why is TMZ mocking Hilary Duff for being supportive about gay visibility in Power Rangers? What, pro-LGBTQ, could she have said that wasn't a “talking point?”

Screen Shot 2017-03-26 at 1.48.07 PMTeam Trump claims he simply wanted to plug this jingoistic Fox News show. (Image via Twitter)

WIDGETHuff Post: Trump allegedly still supports Paul Ryan, even after urging Twitter followers/bots/Russkies to watch Judge Jeanine call for Ryan to resign.

WIDGETDaily Beast: Apparently intent on steering him ever closer to out-Nixoning Nixon, Steve Bannon advises Trump to keep an enemies shit list.

Screen Shot 2017-03-26 at 1.46.54 PMAlso, he's never bothered to fix this typo from yesterday. Illiterate buffoon. (Image via Twitter)

WIDGETExtraTV: Elton John's 70th b'day bash was a who's LGBTQ of glitterati: Lady Gaga, Katy Perry (she more than kissed a girl), the Neil Patrick Harrises, the Billie Jean Kings ...

Keep reading for good video of Gaga singing “Born This Way,” “Bad Romance” and renditions of “Happy Birthday” with Stevie Wonder ...

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Jun 25 2016
6-PACK — Stonewall Statues Come To Life + Emma Stone Hearts Billie Jean King + Biden, RuPaul & More Honor Orlando Victims + Brits Want Second Bite At Apple + J'Adore Delano + ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS Pride! Comments (0)

*widget boy cultureWomen who posed for iconic statue by Stonewall reflect on nearly 40 years of progress.

*widget boy cultureEmma Stone pays tribute to the incredible achievements of Billie Jean King on tonight's VH1/Logo Trailblazer Honors.

*widget boy cultureAlso on Trailblazer Honors: Biden, RuPaul, Aguilera, Etheridge and many more pay tribute to the fallen 49 from the Pulse mass shooting.

*widget boy cultureMore than a million Brits want a second referendum on leaving the EU following this week's disastrous result.

*widget boy cultureAdore Delano on working on her new tunesas a boy.

*widget boy culturePatsy & Edina don't mind queer-baiting, but they won't do anal:

 
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