68 posts categorized "FEMINISM"

May 06 2014
Need To Know: Boner Juggler Is Multi-Tasker, Drag (Disg)Race, Clay Aiken To Win, Royal Air, Willow's Dirty Pillows + MORE! Comments (0)

Jamie-Stroud-Chip-TannerOne-trick pony

*widget boy cultureSexy boner-juggler Jamie Stroud is sexy porn actor Chip Tanner.

*widget boy cultureSteve Wiles, a Democratic drag queen turned anti-gay Republican, loses NC primary. Derrick-Gordon-Gerald-McCullouch

*widget boy cultureClay Aiken in close NC primary race—leading by less than 1%.

*widget boy cultureDaddy: The Movie producer dating 22-y.o. Derrick Gordon.

*widget boy cultureSouth Africa wages war on anti-gay and gender-based violence.

*widget boy culture3-minute time-lapse film of L.A. is breathtakingAlig

*widget boy cultureRather amazing short film on female body hair.

*widget boy culturePhilly man beaten to death by Grindr trick.

*widget boy cultureJames St. James's open letter to freed killer Michael Alig.

Gay-queer-booksReading rainbow flag

*widget boy cultureClick here if you care about queer books.

*widget boy cultureAnti-feminist Shailene Woodley is incest-curious. Dustin-Lance-Black

*widget boy cultureDonald Sterling's side-piece V Stiviano is a grifter.

*widget boy cultureWillow Smith, 13, in bed with actor, 20. Just...in bed.

*widget boy cultureDustin Lance Black will speak at alma mater after all.

*widget boy cultureMadonna's crazy? Prince won't even swear anymore!

*widget boy cultureObama & Dems' polling ticks upward.

*widget boy culture“Gone” was for Michael Jackson, not *NSYNC.

*widget boy culturePrince William flew coach.

*widget boy cultureJon Hamm worked in the porn biz, calls it “soul-crushing.”

Jon-HammHamming it up

 
May 01 2014
Need To Know: Lindsay Needed Franco Fix, Amy Schumer vs. The Plastics, College Cocksman, FOX's Big White Hole + MORE! Comments (0)

Lindsay-Lohan-James-FrancoSleeping beauties

*widget boy cultureJames Franco did not have sex with that Lindsay Lohan woman.

*widget boy cultureClick HERE if you think you sound gay.

*widget boy cultureAmy Schumer on body (and face, don't forget face!) dysmorphia.

*widget boy cultureYOU BETTER CLERK: Judge Scalia's epic dissent hobbled by glaring factual error. Rob-Ford-Judge-Judy-Rock-Hudson-Phyllis-Gates-gay

*widget boy cultureIs Prince Harry bicurious? Or just dick-lomatic?

*widget boy cultureCollege stud services women, pops balloons, for cash.

*widget boy cultureRapper, athlete and Shaquille O'Neal mock disabled man.

*widget boy cultureBrunei slips steadily backward toward the Stone Age.

*widget boy culturePeople gets perfect pic of Clooney enGAYgement ring.

*widget boy cultureJudge Judy to kick asses, take names in prime time.

*widget boy cultureMayor Rob Ford decides he has a problem.

*widget boy culturePeaches Geldof had one—death attributed to O.D.

*widget boy cultureJane Lynch iffy on reports Naya Rivera fired from Glee.

*widget boy cultureVincent Paterson preferred the old, young Madonna.

*widget boy cultureThe UN's pro-gay Bollywood-style campaign.

*widget boy cultureRush Limbaugh calls gay Don Lemon “big black hole.”

*widget boy cultureSo what you're saying is that Shep Smith is gay, regardless?

*widget boy cultureEllen DeGeneres tells Ellen Page she's proud of her for coming out:

 
Apr 14 2014
I Fucking Love RuPaul* Comments (0)

RuPaul

RuPaul's Drag Race and Logo (not RuPaul himself) have apologized for offending some trans people with the use of the popular catchphrase “You've got she-mail!” and  have dropped an episode deemed offensive to some transsexuals.

Cue scornful reactions from trans activists angry with the show, who feel it was little more than lip service, and cue scornful reactions from—I would guess—the vast majority of the (primarily) gay men who watch RDR and who are responding along the lines of “lighten up,” or, as Madonna passive-aggressively responded to her “nigga” scandal, by making reference to the “word police.”

 

I have a problem with both reactions; this isn't black-and-white any more than issues of gender identity are for many people.

MolloyFirst, while Parker Marie Molloy's “I fucking hate RuPaul” tweet that predates the show's decision to cease and desist with the trans verbiage was, in my opinion, fairly criticized as unprofessional over her simultaneous reporting for The Advocate (a once and occasionally still journalistically admirable publication that nevertheless once branded Madonna its “Sissy of the Year” ahead of virulently homophobic villains all because she'd clarified that she wasn't a lesbian), there's no accounting for personal taste, so if anyone wants to fucking hate on RuPaul for whatever reason, I get it.

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Apr 07 2014
Need To Know: Obama Girl Power, Day Sera Sera, Mustache Ride On Time, Mariah Not Keeping Up With The Kardashians + MORE! Comments (0)

Dongs-All-Over-the-WorldThere's a kind of bush/Al over the world...tonight...

*widget boy cultureObama to sign executive orders on equal pay for women. Doris-Day-Jackie-Joseph-Lawrence

*widget boy cultureVideo from inside Doris's big Day!

*widget boy cultureClick here if you like studs with mustaches.

*widget boy cultureWoman freezes to death in morgue?

*widget boy cultureStay AWAY from Shakira.

*widget boy cultureMissy Elliott readies comeback album.

*widget boy cultureMariah Carey, great in bed, doesn't know who Kim Kardashian is.

*widget boy cultureLeee Black Childers, NYC Underground shooter, dies.

*widget boy cultureFrank Bruni also thinks we should be tolerant of intolerance.

*widget boy cultureSeinfeld actor dies at 50.

*widget boy cultureLadies of SNL seek "Dongs All Over the World" (after the jump)...

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Feb 22 2014
Erotica 101: Confessions Of A Teenage Porn Queen Comments (0)

Porn-star-shirt

Definitely check out this essay by a Duke freshman who is moonlighting as a pornstar and has been attacked for it by her fellow students. I don't agree with her that she deserves anonymity—nor am I curious enough to try to figure out who she is—in that she is in a public profession so is going to engender legitimate curiosity and interest, but the rest of what she says mostly rings true to me. I think America is a messed up place sexually, and we all have varying issues with sex, let alone porn. Case in point: Our porn consumption is massive, yet most porn users would still look down on a friend who did it.

Anyway, hear her out and see what you think.

 
Jan 09 2014
Need To Know: Mean Boyz Town, Out In His League, Biggs Dick, Subway Seat Flesh + MORE! Comments (0)

*widget boy cultureAbove: "Mean Boyz," a Mean Girls parody for the ages.

*widget boy culturePremiere league soccer star Thomas Hitzlberger comes out.

*widget boy cultureTrue Blood cast member goes naked.

*widget boy cultureJason Biggs is the anti-Juan Pablo.

*widget boy cultureNYC is now officially dead.

*widget boy cultureLance Bass & his hot fiancé saved a dog last week.

*widget boy cultureNo Pants Subway Ride '14 is upon us.

*widget boy cultureLooking's Russell Tovey messaged Tom Daley support when he came out.

*widget boy cultureEvery successfully funded Kickstarter project ever.

*widget boy cultureReal-life "Ken" and "Barbie" kinda hate each other.

*widget boy cultureMichelangelo Signorile is right: It's not "outing," it's "reporting."

Malcolm-ForbesNewspaper cartoon I saved depicting Elizabeth Taylor & Malcolm Forbes from April 1, 1990

 
Dec 02 2013
Boy Culture Turns 8: My 100 Favorite Posts! Comments (0)

BoyCultureBlogYou need a little (Boy) Culture!

StripperIt blows my mind to realize that Boy Culture is now eight years old. I can still remember the joy I felt when I figured out how to post, how to upload an image and how to embed a video. I remember every time a post blew up, bringing in hits and new viewers. I remember the longtime commenters, the trolls, the spam and the never-ending (and validating!) pitches and free tickets and photographers' snaps of half- or all-naked male models. 

RuPaul-Drag-RaceShooting for my blog has never been a drag.

Cone-boyI've used Boy Culture to express myself, to help express others and to connect to people internationally.

I've also used it to show off my humor (both high and low), to flaunt my obsessions, to reality-test my sexual diversions and perversions, to laud the art I love, to lash out against the enemies of gay people and to broadcast my admiration for Madonna.

I want to thank you all for having read this blog over the years. It's a very hard thing to maintain, and it will not be maintained forever. But each time I get some positive (or even just meaningful) feedback, each time my posts are shared on social media, each time something I've written elicits a response, it keeps me going that much longer.

Madonna-stepmother-Joan-MDNAMadonna's stepmother was not impressed.

Thank you. Please enjoy my 100 favorite posts, please let me know if you're reading any old ones for the first time and are liking them and, most of all, please share this entire post far and wide to help get my work out there.

**2008 first one 6a00d8341c2ca253ef00e54fdddbfd8833-800wiMy first "Guydar" post from 2008.

As always, you can find me on Facebook (personal and blog), Twitter, Instagram and YouTube (plus, here are my YouTube greatest hits). 

ALL ORANGE TITLES ARE HOTLINKS.

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#100

TOTALLY RANDOM LISTS (2011—2013)

I've gotten way into lists. Way. You'll find more of my lists higher up on, uh, this particular list. But the ones that are just completely random go here because I worked my ass off on them, because I love them and because—judging from Quantcast data—you like 'em, too.

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DuranMy favorite Duran Duran member.

POP QUIZ: VIDEOS THAT KILLED (2011)

Totally awesome '80s! Take this visual quiz to see how many classic music videos you can ID.

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Brando-DeanI wish sex tapes had existed in the '50s.

UNDER THE GAYDAR: 10 PEOPLE YOU MAY OR MAY NOT REALIZE WERE OR ARE QUEER (2012)

I got lots of feedback on this, mainly because nobody realized Nell Carter was with a woman at the time of her death.

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DazzlerI would've chipped in to get this one made.

WOULDA COULDA SHOULDA: 5 INCREDIBLE MOVIES THAT NEVER HAPPENED (2013)

I'm shamless for including Leda & Swan, a movie that was a bomb without ever even being made.

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Lizabeth-ScottGreat Scott!

IN & OUT: 25 STARS' FIRST & LAST PERFORMANCES IN FILM & ON TV (2013)

Being obsessed with nostalgia and with movies, this was fun—but so very taxing—to compile. I loved the randomness of it.

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PSBI hate that music has been sleeveless for 20 years.

20 7" SINGLE SLEEVES FROM THE '80S THAT BELONG IN A GALLERY (2013)

Just 20 from my massive collection of 45s. I got rid of my 12" records, but I've kept these guys because they're just too much a part of my childhood.

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Amanda-BlakeAmanda Blake's marriage was a mystery, with both spouses dying of AIDS.

GAY MARRIAGE: CELEBRITIES WHO MARRIED LGBT SPOUSES (2013)

It might've been more efficient to make a list of famous straight people who managed to marry other full-on heteros.

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Mark-MessierThe infamous Gary Coleman/Mark Messier two-shot seen 'round the world.

ODD COUPLES: 19 UNUSUAL CELEBRITY PAIRS (2013)

This post encapsulates my outlook on pop culture and my desire to twist it and play with it...except in this case, its participants are already doing the dirty work.

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Lake-GenevaHaunted House: The family home that haunted Jane and Bill's final years.

#99

A FIGHT AT THE MUSEUM (2007)

My late mentor's husband struggles to give away his family home.

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#98

POLITICS (2005—2013)

I'm a political person and I blog about it a lot. Some of the entries stand up over time, but many are so of the moment it was hard to pull the ones I like best.

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Kevin-James-Adam-SandlerWhere Kevin James goes, (unintentional!!!) homophobia follows.

TRUNZO IS DUNZO (2007)

Star Magazine implying gay people aren't quite right? Not normal! This took off on several blogs and GLAAD got an apology from Trunzo over it. Some people think it's being "oversensitive," but Jesus...how much clearer is "Man to man" with a huge "NOT" (NORMAL) stamped over it?

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John-McCainIf McCain calls, I'm not here. 

NEW YORK TO McCAIN: DROP DEAD! (2008)

The time I saw John McCain and showed him exactly how I felt. 

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6a00d8341c2ca253ef00e54fdcda278833-800wiThe Clintons practice some black magic 

WHITE MISCHIEF (2008)

When Bill and Hillary decided to use race in the race for the White House.

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Jason-WetheringtonCrist for the mill 

FLORIDA'S GOVERNOR ENGAYGED: DOES THIS COUNT AS "GAY MARRIAGE?" (2008)

Charlie Crist is gay. Really, really gay.

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Hillary-Clinton-guysThere's always 2016... 

HOW DO I LOVE THEE? LET ME COUNT THE GAYS... (2008)

The gay affair with Hillary Clinton.

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6a00d8341c2ca253ef00e554e2e7d28834Hail, Mary, full of disgrace

 SARAH PALIN = SPIRO AGNEW + HARRIET MIERS (2008)

Aw, she'll never last...

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Whoopi-Goldberg-Prop-8Whoopi-tee-doo & Kate, too! 

THE MARRYING KIND (2008)

That fabulously spontaneous anti-Prop 8 march in NYC.

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Barack-Obama"Fierce advocate" was once a taunt, and is now just true.

WITH US OR AGAINST US (2009)

A post from when the Obama Administration was considered almost openly hostile toward gay-rights advocates. I believe he's turned that impression around.

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OBAMA-DADTA good sign

IT GOT BETTER (2010)

The one where President Obama happily signed DADT out of existence.

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Sophie-B-HawkinsAs she lays her career down to sleep...

DAMN, I WISH SHE WOULDN'T DO THISI (2011)

Sopie B. Hawkins GOesProud. I wish she'd GOHome.

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Merv-Griffin-Tombstone_6I live for death!

#97

OBITUARIES (2009—2012)

I tend to write about almost every celebrity death I hear about, specializing in anyone from the Golden Era. These are two that really blew me away. You, too?

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Farrah-FawcettVery hazardous duties

AND JILL CAME TUMBLING AFTER (2009)

The death of Farrah Fawcett, a woman whose nips decorated my walls before I realized I had no use for them.

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Elizabeth-taylor-bathing-suitEnd credits

REFLECTIONS IN A VIOLET EYE: ELIZABETH TAYLOR DIES AT 79 (2011)

The biggest living star fades out. It's still hard to believe she isn't around anymore.

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Donna-SummerShe worked hard for the money.

LAST DANCE: DONNA SUMMER DIES AT 63 (2012)

I'd spent a long time hating Donna over her alleged anti-gay comments, but that rumor isn't the whole story on her life.

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Barbara-KentGood egg

MAKES SAD FACE, MOVES LIPS, TYPE APPEARS ON PANEL: "THE END" (2012)

I was surprised when no major news services noted the death of the last person to have starred in a silent film as an adult, Barbara Kent.

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Aug 29 2013
Disney Channel: After Hours Comments (0)

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From here: I've worked with every one of these girls and have interviewed them and watched their careers from Day One. I was the first magazine editor to put Hilary Duff on a magazine cover, which directly led to quite a string of those. So I know whereof I speak when I say that as fascinating as this is (it can also be read as darkly slut-shaming, a #ruinedchildhood meme), it's really no different from what happens to most girls—they go from total innocence to not so much. (Granted, these images are exaggerated as they're all actresses and singers.)

But what's even more interesting to me about this clever image is the implied expectation that they would have stayed total innocents forever in the first place.

The Disney/performing aspect is probably responsible for making them old beyond their years—Miley and Hilary were having adult conversations, very adult, at 15, 16, and making business decisions you or I would feel torn about.