62 posts categorized "MICHIGAN"
Above: All of 'em, and Gronk, too.
Below: Keep reading for a porn star charged with murder, Michigan guv's anti-gay appointee, Costa Rica's anti-gay prez contender (he's winning), Joe Jonas gets THICK, gay model talks #MeToo, Trump Jr. gives away the game, Timberlake's lame Prince salute, Speedo freaks, Kylie's dream, Gowdy bails on Trump, and SNL hoots ...
Tennis 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...
Now, Trump has chosen Grenell as ambassador to Germany.
Is that progress, or is it appropriate to ask what self-respecting and community-minded gay man would accept any kind of job with the Trump regime? Keep reading for this and more of the day's hottest links ...
Elijah Daniel, author of the gay erotic novel Trump Temptation: The Billionaire & the Bellboy, was looking for a place that would make him mayor so he could outlaw heterosexuality to make a point about Trump's Muslim ban.
He found that place: Hell, Michigan ...
Now, even the relatively easygoing James Corden and coma-level unaggressive Jeffrey Tambor are fighting over him.
Don't miss their “The Boyega Is Mine,” and keep reading for other hot links of the day ...
Towleroad: Fire destroys the Rainbow Lounge in Fort Worth, Texas, site of the notorious 2009 raid during which gay men were brutally arrested for public intoxication.
WaPo: Trump giving back compounds to the Russians that Obama had seized in retaliation for election meddling. Gee, hard to figure why.
Kenneth in the (212): East Lansing, Michigan, apple farmer won't host same-sex weddings, sues city for right to discriminate.
OMG Blog: I hate Wendy Williams, who I think is toxic to the nth degree, but she very sweety memorialized Martyn Hett, the gay PR pro who had been set to attend her show but died in the Manchester bombing.
Variety: Bond Girl Molly Peters dies @ 75.
Hollywood Reporter: Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969-1976) star Elena Verdugo dies @ 92. Her Welby part was the first Latina in a professional role depicted on series TV.
Twitter @kylegriffin1: Holy fuck — House Intel. Chmn. Devin Nunes claims never to have heard of Carter Page or Roger Stone aka “What's Aleppo?”:
Joe.My.God.: So many conspiracy theories, but here's a conspiracy fact — 100s of 9/111 families suing Saudi Arabia for complicity in the attacks. Yes!
Pink News: George Michael knew he was dying: “I thought he was waking up and I saw him coming alive again, maybe the last flash of the candle.”
Rick's Real/Reel Life: If you like my tributes to old-timey movie & TV icons, don't miss Rick's remembrance of WKPD-TV's '70s & "80s Robert Osborne: Bill Kennedy!
Chicagoist: Tony Peregrin talks drag with RDR's Shea Couleé: “Drag goes so much further than just the gender-bending quality of the art form.”