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Adam Lambert Responds To Rumors He's Dating Sam Smith

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.18.2017 | Queer Voices

In our dreams, Adam Lambert and Sam Smith would make an adorable couple, but alas, there’s no romance heating up between the two pop stars for now. ...

JONES Steals the Show at Webster Hall and Talks New Skin

Kyle Stevens | Posted 08.16.2016 | Entertainment
Kyle Stevens

Photo Credit: Sophie Mayanne Honne packed the house at Webster Hall on August 15th in New York City but it was newcomer JONES that left the crowd scr...

23 Celebrities You Didn't Know Were 23 Or Younger

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.28.2016 | Entertainment

Celebrities -- they're just like us! Except for the money, fame and consistent exposure. Oh, and the fact that they've accomplished way more by the ri...

Is Sam Smith The First Openly Gay Man To Win An Oscar?

Quora | Posted 03.10.2016 | Queer Voices
Quora

Is Sam Smith the first openly gay man to win an Oscar (2016)? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions ...

I'm The First Openly Gay Man to Write a Thinkpiece on Sam Smith

Sean O'Toole | Posted 03.09.2016 | Queer Voices
Sean O'Toole

Here's what Sam Smith's speech has highlighted, regardless of how self-involved you might think that he has come off as by proclaiming himself an unprecedented LGBT history-maker -- one simple fact: Visibility is a persistent and gnawing problem for LGBT people.

7 Causes Spotlighted at the Oscars

Amber Browning-Coyle | Posted 03.01.2016 | Impact
Amber Browning-Coyle

Philanthropy is defined as the practice of giving money and time to help the lives of others. I always tell people that "time" includes services; usin...

Why I'm Okay With Sam Smith's Oscars Speech

Matt Baume | Posted 03.01.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

As it turns out, lots of openly queer people have won Oscars. But you know what? I don't mind that Sam Smith didn't know that. It's a good thing that we've gotten to the point where it's possible to lose count of the number of openly queer people who've won Academy Awards.

Sam Smith Hated His Oscars Performance Almost As Much As The World Did

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 03.01.2016 | Entertainment

When Sam Smith took the stage to sing his James Bond theme song "Writing's On the Wall" at the 88th annual Academy Awards on Sunday, nobody expected (...

Sam Smith and Gay Cultural Amnesia

Jim Downs | Posted 03.01.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Downs

The fact that Sam Smith thought he might have been the first openly gay man to win an Oscar is not an insult against him but rather a larger indication of how gay culture today has forgotten its own roots.

Sam Smith Apologizes, But Thinks We Missed The Point Of His Oscars Speech

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 02.29.2016 | Entertainment

As the first openly gay writer to address this issue ... lawlz, just kidding. After Sam Smith claimed that he was possibly the first openly gay man t...

Here Are 10 Openly Gay People Who Won Oscars Before Sam Smith

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.29.2016 | Queer Voices

Sam Smith looked moved at the Oscars when he nabbed the Best Original Song award for his song, "Writing's on the Wall," from the James Bond film, "Spe...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Boy...was it a Bad Year to Be An Oscar-Nominated Actor

Jon Chattman | Posted 02.29.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Chris Rock nailed his monologue at the 88th Annual Academy Awards. He fired off zinger after zinger about the whole "#oscarssowhite" movement, and nai...

Sam Smith Claims He Is First Openly Gay Man To Win An Oscar

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 02.29.2016 | Entertainment

To the writing, to the wall, Sam Smith has now won both the balls. On the night of Feb. 28, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences bestowed ...

Sam Smith Sang A Song At The Oscars And, Like, Whatever

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 02.28.2016 | Entertainment

Sam Smith performed a rendition of "Writing's On the Wall" at the 88th Academy Awards on Sunday. It was fine. Some people complained that Smith was a ...

Existential Questions for a More Meaningful Valentine's Day

Skye Cleary | Posted 02.07.2017 | Women
Skye Cleary

Whether you love or hate Valentine's Day, at the very least it's a reminder to reflect on our relationships, and to think about how we can love better...

Sam Smith Receives Backlash For Whitesplaining Racism

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 01.20.2016 | Black Voices

Sam Smith opened up on social media about how witnessing a racist act in London left him "speechless." On Tuesday night, the 23-year-old singer tweete...

What Is Authentic Love? Simone de Beauvoir on Romance

Skye Cleary | Posted 01.07.2017 | Women
Skye Cleary

Does finding "the one" and living happily ever after sound ideal? Has your happiness ever depended on a lover? Has your lover ever tried to stop you from pursuing your hopes and dreams (or vice versa)?

Radiohead's Rejected Bond Theme Tune 'Spectre' Rocks

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 12.25.2015 | Entertainment

If you're a Radiohead fan, brace yourself for the greatest Christmas present ever. The band released the "Spectre" theme song on SoundCloud Friday mor...

Sam Smith Reveals The Personal Significance Behind His 4 New Tattoos

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Sam Smith is winding down 2015 and gearing up for his musical hiatus by getting some fresh ink. On Tuesday, the 23-year-old singer-songwriter reveale...

The Guys Of A Great Big World Want A Few More Gay Love Songs

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A Great Big World's Chad King opened up about the experience of working on the pop-rock duo's new single, "Hold Each Other," which is a love song feat...

Sam Smith Plans To 'Kiss More Boys' During His Break From Music

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Sam Smith is riding high on the pop charts, once again, with his new James Bond theme song, "Writing's on the Wall," but the singer-songwriter is vowi...

Going Silent (Installment Eight)

Peter Himmelman | Posted 11.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Peter Himmelman

After five weeks of total vocal rest, a necessary part of healing after a vocal cord surgery, I've started to speak again. My voice is weak and only s...

Going Silent (Installment Six)

Peter Himmelman | Posted 10.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Peter Himmelman

Just to catch you up. If you haven't been following the previous installments in this series here goes: I was singing and talking too much and I got...

Taylor Swift Pet The Weeknd's Hair The First Time They Met

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 10.21.2015 | Entertainment

Abel Tesfaye, better known as The Weeknd, has one of the most unique hairstyles in the industry. It's also responsible for one of the strangest Taylor...

James Bond: Sam Smith's Sneak Peek at Spectre Theme Song's Video

Uncle Louie | Posted 10.01.2016 | Queer Voices
Uncle Louie

Sam Smith has embraced yet another huge opportunity; he has provided the theme song for the upcoming James Bond 007 installment aptly titled Spectre.