31 posts categorized "MASSACHUSETTS"

Dec 08 2014
Pardon Me For Living Well Comments (0)

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I think Mark Wahlberg has brass balls to request that he get a pardon for crimes he committed in the late '80s in Boston, incidents that would be classified as hate crimes today. For one thing, he was lightly punished at the time—why expunge the only thing remaining, his record? For another, do you seriously think average citizens are routinely allowed to receive pardons for serious crimes they committed as teenagers? His argument seems to be: I'm a rich, famous, successful person now, so I deserve this. I say he doesn't. You?

 
Oct 14 2014
Need To Know: Same-Sex Dancing On His Grave + Zach's No Longer Got Back + Trans Vision + Ebola Soup Nazi + MORE! Comments (0)

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*widget boy cultureImage via Daily Kos: Still pleased to know that Jesse Helms is dead.

*widget boy cultureZach Galifianakis got REAL skinny.

*widget boy cultureFamed Vegas gay resort Blue Moon is closing, effective tomorrow.

*widget boy cultureDr. Nancy Snyderman issues statement RE her Ebola quarantine escapades.

*widget boy cultureTrans visibility grows, trans rights lag behind.

*widget boy cultureTX racism behind ruling striking down the state's voter-ID law?

*widget boy cultureMeet Stan Rosenberg, 1st out leader of the MA State Senate.

*widget boy cultureNYC LGBT Center honoring Gloria Steinem at Women's Event 17.

*widget boy cultureBenedict Cumberbatch says leading men still can't easily be out in Hollywood.

*widget boy cultureGetting Hitched? Don't miss this gay-wedding expo!

*widget boy cultureMake way for The Gays

 
Mar 01 2014
Need To Know: Mother Russia Reclaiming A Wayward Daughter?, Das Pitt, Brown & Out, Something Old + MORE!, Comments (0)

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*widget boy culturePutin is invading Ukraine, but it's okay, at least the Olympians got to compete. Til_Schweiger_Van-1-thumb-500x661-17645

*widget boy cultureJoan Rivers takes a cake to "her" face. What pig did this???

*widget boy cultureBOURNE THIS WAY: Great beauty site for guys and girls.

*widget boy cultureMeet "the Brad Pitt of Germany."

*widget boy cultureVIOLENT RETREAT: Chris Brown ordered to rehab.

*widget boy cultureUgandan Pres. Museveni's daughter is not gay—story a hoax.

*widget boy cultureUganda hit with aid cuts over approach to gay rights.

*widget boy culture(((Gay))) group invited to march in Boston St. Pat's parade.

*widget boy culture"Stinky little town" to honor Madonna with...a sign.

*widget boy cultureSPEECHY KEEN: Jimmy Cagney honored by AFI in 1974.

*widget boy cultureUp close and personal with one of your favorite bloggersMadonna

*widget boy culturePeter Staley calls out gay-on-gay shaming.

*widget boy cultureTogether 53 years, these dudes will wed in TX!

*widget boy culture"ARE YOU A BOY OR A GIRL?": Waitress offers her tip.

*widget boy culture"LOOK OUT BLACK WOMAN, A WHITE HOMO MAY TAKE YOUR MAN." (Any advice on how to do this?)

*widget boy cultureDewey Chaffee's "screw you" to that Harlem pastor:

 
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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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.

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A FIGHT AT THE MUSEUM (2007)

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

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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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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!

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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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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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Sep 30 2013
Need To Know: Size XL In A Size S, Madonna's An Amazing Bitch, You Can't Rapey The Willing + MORE Comments (0)

Rafael-AlencarI'm sure Rafael Alencar has heard "it doesn't fit" before.

*widget boy cultureRafael Alencar shows off tiny swimsuit in tiny bathtub. Then brushes his teeth.

*widget boy cultureNew adaptation of The Seagull sounds like it's anything but for the birds.

*widget boy cultureCher never hated "amazing artist" Madonna, just thought "she was a bitch." Madonna-Cher

*widget boy cultureGOTTA BE PUTIN ME ON: Sochi gay scene thriving.

*widget boy cultureCameron tweets support of gay marrieds.

*widget boy cultureOhio gay marriage suit expands.

*widget boy cultureRepublicans HATE our government. Period. Forever.

*widget boy cultureSuit seeks to have gay marriage done in MA recognized in PA.

*widget boy cultureGreg Louganis's wedding registry is completely altruistic.

*widget boy cultureMelissa Gorga not into rape-rape. Just, you know, forcible sex.

*widget boy cultureJinkx Monsoon's The Vaudevillians is extended again. See this!

*widget boy cultureGov. Rick Perry (R-Texas) has a wife who thinks abortion is a "woman's right."

*widget boy cultureSNL's hilarious Girls parody starring Tina Fey.

Tina-Fey-Saturday-Night-Live"Don't speak. If they know you are simple, they will drown you in river."

 
Sep 16 2013
Need To Know: Rape As A Gay Cure, Bloody Nonsense, Nonagenarian Nuptials, Let Freedom AIDS Ring + MORE Comments (0)

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*widget boy cultureKim Freire by Eber Figuiera is the attractive version of Harry Styles.

*widget boy cultureAbuses of gay men in Russia continue unabated. Add rape to the list.

*widget boy cultureYou still can't give blood if you're a man who has sex with men. Taejahn

*widget boy cultureHe's more shredded than Fawn Hall's workload.

*widget boy cultureMale WWII & Vietnam vets marry at veterans' home.

*widget boy cultureSICKENING: Cops shoot bystanders during stand-off with disturbed man. (I walked past this last night!)

*widget boy culturePat Robertson's "AIDS ring" video lives on.

*widget boy cultureChildren suspended from school until they prove to be HIV-negative. But do they wear AIDS rings?

*widget boy cultureWill Gay Games 2014 in Cleveland be safe?

*widget boy cultureMartha Coakley to run for governor in Massachusetts.

*widget boy cultureWhat it means to be a gay icon today, and does Katy Perry count?

*widget boy cultureMilk producer doing transgender TV series.

*widget boy cultureJake Gyllenhaal "hugely complimented" by gay rumors, but loves "tits and ass."

 
Jul 17 2013
On The War(ren) Path Comments (2)
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Sen. Warren (D-Massachusetts) schools a CNBC host. Love her...

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Apr 27 2013
Need To Know: True Or False Flag, She Was A Showgirl + MORE Comments (3)

ShirtlessThe Shore thing

*widget boy cultureThe UK's Jersey Shore guys are ogle-worthy.

*widget boy cultureHands up if you think the bombers' mom was in on it.

*widget boy cultureWhere Republicans and terrorists overlap.

*widget boy cultureChicane's "One Thousand Suns."

*widget boy cultureNYC's Showgirls!: The Musical.

*widget boy cultureMight some Republican senators support ENDA?

*widget boy cultureNow Justin & Selena are just jerkin' your chain.

*widget boy cultureCould Armie Hammer's Lone Ranger be...good?

*widget boy cultureJustice Joslin covers Man of the World.

JUSTICE-JOSLINMan, oh, Man of the World