Jesse Tyler and Justin Mikita discuss love and marriage, Dmitry Medvedev says no sexual minorities complain about gay propaganda law, Sam Chaflin has a cute butt
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Finn Jones, who plays Ser Loras Tyrell on Game of Thrones says there may be some flirting for him on the new season, but there’s no steamy sex. “There’s not enough hot gay sex for Loras this season. I’m afraid there’s just not enough. I have like a slight flirtation with one of the new characters, but I can’t say anything else.”
The AP reports that President Obama has used the word “gay” 272 times in official commentary, the most of any president. President Clinton used it 216 times, President George W. Bush used it twice, and neither Reagan or George HW Bush used it at all. President Obama has also used “lesbian,” ”gay,” ”bisexual” or “transgender” for a total of 421 times.
Duck Dynasty was down in the premiere this season after the controversy, and the second episode has dropped 21% from that. Maybe the Robertsons aren’t as beloved as A&E thought.
VH1’s basketball drama Hit the Floor has cast Adam Senn as a “superstar basketball player traded to the Los Angeles Devils who is an all-American, God-fearing athlete— a marketer’s dream — but there’s more to Zero and his well-crafted image than meets the eye.” Do we have something to look forward to here?
Hot In Cleveland is working on an animated episode that will drop the characters through pop cultures homages from Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, The Walking Dead and Frankenstein. I don’t know how you do a zombie Betty White, since she seems to basically be immortal
Catdance is a thing. Why is Catdance a thing?
The Nevada Attorney General, a Democrat, has filed a brief defending the state’s ban on marriage equality that invokes bigamy and incest.
Stoli found it difficult a few months ago to find a GLBT organization willing to take their money from their Stoli Guy contest when their press was so bad. But the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center has accepted a $300,000 donation. Stoli says “The responses to the attacks on LGBT rights in Russia show that our lives are global and interconnected. Some responded to the attacks on LGBT rights in Russia by boycotting Stoli. It’s worth clarifying that SPI Group, which is in no way affiliated with the Russian government, has been the owner of the Stolichnaya brand outside of Russia since 1997. The Stolichnaya made in Russia for the local market is owned by a state-controlled entity. We feel it is important to raise our voice again and let the LGBT community know we share the same desire for justice and equality.”
The Grammys’s Rap Committee didn’t want Macklemore and Ryan Lewis competing in their category, but was overruled by the main committee. Their reasoning was “Thrift Shop” and “Same Love” shouldn’t qualify for the Rap categories “because of their success on mainstream radio and their appeal in the pop world.”
NHL champ and current commentator Aaron Ward says that he thinks the NHL will be the first major team sport with an openly gay player because “there has been progress in addressing homophobia in the locker room.”
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says most of Russia doesn’t care about the gay propaganda law. Besides, “Second, so far I have heard virtually nothing about this law actually being applied in practice – there is a lot of talk, but the law has not been applied anywhere.” Plus, he swears nobody is complaining “I haven’t heard of a single representative of Russia’s sexual minorities complaining, not even on the internet, about their rights being abused.”
Evidently pubic hair is coming back in fashion. Personally, I like everything to be groomed, but not shaven smooth. Plus it can be dangerous. Genital injuries from shaving have increased sixfold between 2002 and 2010.
Marvel and Star Wars may be corporate cousins at Disney, but their Twitter accounts are best friends who got high on pot and decided to get weird together
The New York state Department of Health has officially endorsed Truvada to help prevent new HIV infections. I have my reservations about PrEP, but mine aren’t behavioral. I’m all for anything that might reduce infections. But as someone who has had Truvada as part of their life for a decade, it’s not all roses. Trust me.
Russian officials are reviewing Looking to see if it runs afoul of their gay propaganda law. I don’t see how it could be – the show is clearly targeted at adults, and if minors are viewing it, their parents are the real problem, assuming the law is truly targeted at protecting minors, and not say, making a scapegoat of a minority for political gain.
Andy Cohen is an asshat, part 238,987.
Sam Chaflin may not have shown the goods in Catching Fire like he did in the books, but he’s not shy about showing off his NSFW butt. And it’s a nice butt. The pose, well, it could be for a gay porn setup, but I’m not complaining.
Patti LaBelle would rather you didn’t call her a diva because the term is used too loosely these days. “Yeah, because all these little heifers who can’t sing are called divas! It doesn’t mean anything to me and probably to some of the other ladies who have been doing it for as long as I have: Gladys Knight, Aretha Franklin, Dionne Warwick. You know, I’m speaking for me – I don’t know if they like to be called divas – but I know I wouldn’t call them divas, because it’s not in good company.”
If you’re a fan of the actors that Joss Whedon loves, then you’re about to fall in love with Lust for Love. It’s a story about a boy who wants his girl back, and tries to learn to be the type of man he thinks she wants. Of course if you’re still bitter about Dollhouse being canceled, you may want to skip this one, because there are a lot of familiar faces here.
New Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has announced that he feels the state’s ban on marriage equality is unconstitutional, and that he will not join in defending the statute, and will in fact join with opponents who are fighting to overturn it. The speech is amazing, and it’s great to see a politician decide to be on the right side of history. Obviously, the right wing is flipping out. It’s amazing the difference one election can make.
This is an ad. I don’t really know how to describe what’s going on here. You’re just going to have to watch it.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita sit down for the ACLU to talk about what marriage means, and how it’s an expression of love beyond what it means in rights and finances. It’s how you show the world that you’re committed to your person, and how you’ll stay with them forever.
Jimmy Fallon played Darts of Insanity on his show, and one of the games was Dude Spoon. This game really bothers me. Just the principle of it being a challenge for a guy to cuddle with another (albeit creepy) guy rubs me the wrong way. This is gay panic humor straight out of 1987, and Fallon is better than this. I’m not too sure about the contestant though, who seems bothered by the whole thing. Maybe it really is 1987.
Of course Jimmy put his naughty sense of humor on the side of good with Hot Dog In a Hole, which challenged a contestant to get their weiners into the mouth of current The Bachelor contestant Juan Pablo, which he will no doubt think is “pervert.”
And to end on a high note, here is the Toronto Zoo’s polar bear cub getting a first bath. The cute is took much to stand. And frankly, I think that bear is warmer than I am right now.