298 posts categorized "OUTING"

Feb 25 2014
Need To Know: Take Me Out Of The Closet, Playing Defense vs. Gays, Fingering JTT, I Wanna Be Luft By You + MORE! Comments (0)

Matt-KaplonMatt's teammates said his coming out brought them together.

*widget boy cultureVia Sticky (Work Unfriendly): Baseballer Matt Kaplon just came out to his teammates. FebChris Salvatore2

*widget boy cultureChris Salvatore launching undies line.

*widget boy cultureLobbyists want to ban out players from the NFL.

*widget boy cultureJustin Timberlake disarms finger-giving fan.

*widget boy cultureDaniel Radcliffe is your mane man.

*widget boy cultureJudy Garland's kids to help celebrate Wizard of Oz @ 75!

*widget boy cultureAlec Baldwin continues to campaign for Douche of the World.

*widget boy cultureRep. John Dingell (D-Michigan) retiring after 60 (!) years.

*widget boy cultureTyga, Lil' Wayne and Nicki Minaj together in one place, at last.

*widget boy cultureFrozen longest-running soundtrack at #1 since Titanic.

*widget boy cultureKenneth in the (212) on StonewallLive tonight.

*widget boy cultureDON'T have a cow.

*widget boy cultureMadonna vs. AIDS hysteria in 1985 (tell me you've seen this?), Blondie in 1979:

Feb 17 2014
Need To Know: Flippin' Burger, Jinkx: The Documentary, Republican Fat Cats + MORE! Comments (0)

Submissions-OnlySubmissions possible

*widget boy cultureThe trailer for Season 3 of Submissions Only is funnier than most entire Web series. Gabriel-Burger

*widget boy cultureMy interview with It's What You'd Like To Be.

*widget boy cultureGabriel Burger looking hot in the wild.

*widget boy cultureUltimate Kraft Dinner with Tuna Sauce recipe.

*widget boy cultureJinkx Monsoon's new documentary!

*widget boy cultureRepublicans are bought and paid for by billionaires.

*widget boy cultureOFF THE MONEY: "You pay $1,000,000 in taxes, you get a million votes. How's that?"

*widget boy cultureAbove: Straight guys in a "Sticky Situation."

*widget boy cultureRussian diva on anti-gay laws: "They're not really about gay people."

*widget boy cultureHelen Gurley Brown helped keep Rosie O'Donnell in the closet for 10 extra years.


Feb 15 2014
Paging All Lesbians Comments (0)


Ellen Page has come out as gay while attending HRC's inaugural Time to THRIVE conference in Vegas, geared toward LGBT youth...and every lesbian in the world just stood up and cheered!

Feb 10 2014
Need To Know: Advancing The Ball Down The Field, Nigeria Preys Away The Gays, Austrian Dyke Can't Be Bothered + MORE! Comments (0)

Michael_Sam_is_ready_to_impressOut of the closet and into a stiff draft!

*widget boy cultureU. of Missouri football player Michael Sam comes out, pre-draft. 1st out NFLer?

*widget boy cultureNigeria trying hard to "sanitize" itself of gays.

*widget boy cultureAnnie's anti-Putin protest song "Russian Kiss."

*widget boy cultureAustrian athlete Daniela Iraschko-Stolz on Russia's anti-gay laws: "No one cares."

*widget boy cultureDutch lesbian wins gold at Sochi.

*widget boy cultureArrow star Stephen Amell is unflinchingly pro-gay.

*widget boy cultureKenneth's new book Wasn't Tomorrow Wonderful...sex sells!

Kenneth-WalshAnd you thought Shelley Winters's tell-all was boundary-less!

Feb 05 2014
No-Holds-Bar Interview: Writer Claims He Was Philip Seymour Hoffman's Lover Comments (0)


UPDATE: Via a third party, Katz is denying he ever did an NE interview and is branding their story a "vulgar and disgusting lie." Legal action is promised. Will be fascinating to see if NE has any proof of the quotes or of the true nature of the relationship. NE isn't stupid; would it really just make up the entire thing and expect to get away with it? I'll say it again: Bizarre.

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Feb 02 2014
Come On Out, The Water Is Fine!: 1st Gay Finnish Jock To Come Out Comments (0)


Ari-Pekka-Liukkonen-gayAri-Pekka Liukkonen has become the first-ever Finnish athlete to come out while still active in his sport—swimming. His decision is intimately related to Sochi and Russia's draconian anti-gay laws:

"I wanted to start a broader discussion in connection with Sochi, because it’s sad that the legislation in Russia restricts the human rights of young people and others."

Good for him. And for us.

Jan 28 2014
Kicked/Out: Meet Connor Mertens, The 1st Out College Football Player Comments (0)


Incredibly, Connor Mertens has just become the very first college football player to come out publicly. The rising-star kicker told his coach:

"I'm bisexual. I like dudes. I have a boyfriend. And next week, I'm going to tell the world."

Good job on advancing the ball down the field.

Jan 25 2014
Need To Know: Out In Africa, Goldie's Badluck, Bieber: Smooth Criminal + MORE! Comments (0)

BinyavangaHe's coming out at a time when parts of Africa are going in.

*widget boy cultureProminent African author Wainaina's next chapter: "I am a homosexual, mum."

*widget boy cultureGoldie Hawn on Goodluck Jonathan: "I had zero idea...barbaric."

*widget boy cultureThe first musical about Russian oppression of LGBT people.

*widget boy cultureI agree with Seth Rogen on Justin Bieber. Desperately-Screening-Susan-Peter-Michael-Marino-The-PIT-520

*widget boy cultureThe Duck Dynasty Robertsons are complete frauds.

*widget boy cultureDesperately Screening Susan, a fresh look at a fabled flop.

*widget boy cultureWoman with muscular dystrophy applies to be a model as a joke, gets hired.

*widget boy cultureAFTER THE JUMP: Adorable video of male models demoing Italian hand gestures...

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Jan 22 2014
There's Nothing She Won't Try: Penny Marshall Coming Out As A Lesbian? Comments (0)


According to the National Enquirer, Penny Marshall is set to come out of the closet as a lesbian...and so is her "longtime girlfriend" Carrie Fisher. There wasn't a hint of this in her recent memoir, but what fun news!

It's also interesting to note that Carrie Fisher was once married to a man who later came out as gay, and that her mom is Debbie Reynolds, who has long been referred to as a closeted lesbian. (Fisher has said of her mom that she "isn't gay, she's just really bad at being heterosexual.")

Jan 16 2014
Playing Hod: Itay Defends Outing Aaron Schock Comments (0)

I'm totally in support of Itay Hod for reasons I have expressed over and over on this blog. I have Itay-Hodbeen behind outing since I first understood the concept. Actually, before then; because we have all openly talked about people we assumed were gay from our very earliest conversations about homosexuality.

From the latest New York Times piece on Hod's Facebook-outing of Aaron Schock:

"Mr. Hod says he thinks there’s a Catch-22—that editors essentially argue against outing without proof while at the same time denying reporters the time and resources necessary to prove it. 'I’m not a D.C. reporter,' he said. 'They should be asking those questions; that’s their job, and the fact that they’re not doing it is because this is still an icky taboo subject.'...

"...Is he now concerned that this posting will damage his own career as a journalist?

"'If I don’t get a job because of the fact that I asked this question, it’s not a job I’m supposed to have,' said Mr. Hod, adding that it was worth it because 'the conversation has started.'"