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Weeklings!: Gay Grammy Predictions (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 03.26.2014 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

2014-01-24-weeklingsgrammys2014small.pngI forecast what'll happen with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, and Katy Perry. Yikes.

Weeklings!: The Gay New Year's Resolutions I'm Keeping (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 03.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

2014-01-11-weeklingsgaynewyearsres.pngDear gay people: Lets keep our new year's resolutions this time around, all right? Here's my list of promises for the blessed year. Are you ready to forgive Britney too?

Weeklings!: How to Survive a Straight Christmas Party (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 02.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

Christmas is here, and that means it's time for wonderful things like Grinch worship and festive Mariah jams. However, it also means something scary: heterosexual holiday parties. Are you crying yet?

Weeklings!: The Scariest Gay Things of 2013 (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 12.30.2013 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

2013-10-31-weeklingshalloween2013play.pngYou'll never guess the number-one scariest moment -- because it's so traumatizing that your brain has already trained itself to forget it. Good for your brain. Until now.

Weeklings!: Gay Stereotypes? What About Straight Stereotypes? (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 12.01.2013 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

2013-10-01-Screenshot20131001at6.14.25PM.pngEvery once in a while you see someone on Facebook talking about "stereotypical gay behavior" as if acting in a recognizably gay way is somehow... bad? Or weird? It always confuses me. You never hear people bemoaning "stereotypical straight behavior," but today that changes.

Weeklings!: The 10 Best Boy Bands (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 11.03.2013 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

To celebrate the premiere of One Direction's documentary This Is Us, let's take a journey through boy band history and pick the 10 best groups in the genre. Who will come out on top? Backstreet Boys? 'N Sync? New Kids on the Block? The Velvet Underground?

Weeklings!: Why 'Roar' Gets No Applause (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 10.23.2013 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

Katy Perry or Lady Gaga? Colonial law dictates that you can only enjoy one, so which is it going to be? In this edition of Weeklings!, I tell you why Katy Perry's new (and very successful) single "Roar" is unworthy of your vote, time, $1.29, and grace.

Weeklings!: Let's Honor Russia's Gays (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 10.02.2013 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

Let's not forget that our gay brothers and sisters still live in Russia, and this Weeklings! is for them. It's a rundown of Russia's great and arguably gay cultural history. Putin can't erase the cartoonish, deeply LGBT glamor of furs and Chekhovian leading ladies.

Weeklings!: How to Celebrate 'Straight Pride Month' (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 09.16.2013 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

Happy July -- or as it's now called, Heterosexual Awareness Month! This treasured holiday dates all the way back to June 2012, when a group of smart holiday inventors wanted to give "heterosexuals a voice in the face of growing pressure and indoctrination from the LGBTP community."

Weeklings: All the Gay Men I'm Marrying (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 08.29.2013 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

Get out your rings, gay dudes, because in this edition of Weeklings!, I pick out my ideal celebrity husband. Is it Neil Patrick Harris? Is it Alexander the Great? What about Liberace's new cheekbones? Join me on a matrimonial journey.

Weeklings!: A Gay's Thanks to Dad (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 08.16.2013 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

Father's Day is a good time to think about our own dads and how awesome they are. I do my best to thank the fathers of gay kids everywhere -- using my own dad as a template.

Weeklings!: Coming Out to Mom (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 07.12.2013 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

Great moms are the backbone of the gay community, and in this edition of Weeklings!, I'm offering help to moms whose sons have just come out to them. What should Mom say when her kid says he's gay?

Weeklings!: Worst Oscar Nominations Ever? (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 03.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

In this edition of Weeklings!, I uncover the Academy's idiocy with splintering detail -- even though I have an insane, eternal obsession with the Oscars. Love you, AMPAS! Even if you truly enjoyed Silver Linings Playbook.

WATCH: Louis Virtel Lays Out The Real New Year's Resolutions

Louis Virtel | Posted 03.06.2013 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

Stop it with your awful promises and vows for 2013. In this edition of Weeklings!, I announce the gay-ish resolutions I'm making, and maybe you'll subscribe to them, too. Wait till you see what's on my "reading" list.

Weeklings!: Debate Tips for Obama (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 12.05.2012 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

Unfortunately, cautiousness doesn't translate as well on primetime, so in today's episode of Weeklings! I'm offering some simple debating tips to help out Monsieur POTUS. Some of my methods may be controversial, but I assure you they're also ridiculous.

Weeklings!: Who's Our Queen of Pop? (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 11.28.2012 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

Rihanna's new single "Diamonds" is out this week, which made me wonder: Do we even have a "Queen of Pop" anymore? And if so, who is it? Does she matter?

Weeklings!: The Republican National Convention (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 10.31.2012 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

After three days of the Republican National Convention, I'm ready to process all the valuable adages, smart talking points, and LGBT-positive sentiments that Mitt Romney and his coterie offered us. Spoiler: It's a pretty short process. And a sarcastic one.

Weeklings!: Avril Lavigne And Lance Armstrong (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 10.24.2012 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

How silly were straight people this week? Avril Lavigne and the Nickelback guy got engaged, and Lance Armstrong may be stripped of his seven Tour de France victories. Bad job, heterosexuals!

Weeklings: Chick-fil-Nay! (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 10.04.2012 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

Hope you enjoyed Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, that special August 1 holiday where some of our greatest intellectuals abandoned their monster truck rallies and gathered 'round Heterosexual Chicken Emperor Dan Cathy.

Weeklings: Sally's Wild Ride (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 09.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel


Weeklings: Steven Tyler's Many Looks (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 09.12.2012 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel


Weeklings: Questions For Anderson Cooper (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 09.05.2012 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel


Weeklings: Meet The Gay Beatles (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 08.29.2012 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel


Weeklings: All-Nude Edition! (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 08.15.2012 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel


WATCH: Why I'm Proud

Louis Virtel | Posted 08.08.2012 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel