A recluctant admission: I can be a little too highbrow. When presented with the opportunity to direct Fawzia Mirza's new Web series, Kam Kardashian, chronicling the day-to-day adventures of the long-lost lesbian Kardashian sister, I was less than thrilled.
The claims by "Christian" pundits that gays caused Hurricane Sandy got me thinking about the special powers the gay community actually does have, such as the immeasurable contributions we've made to the fabric of society and culture in every city, state, country and continent.
I'm dedicating this week's edition of Weeklings! to my 10 favorite LGBTers in popular culture. Some are Hollywood royalty, others are respected authors, and still others are modern-day hitmakers who wear jeans well. They're all godsends to me.
Singer Jessie J is in the news because of her sexuality again. But this time, it's not because of something the bi artist has done. It's because of something an unofficial biographer says she hasn't done. And that thing is: have sex with men.
I had a fabulous time covering the 23rd annual GLAAD Media Awards Saturday night in New York City. I chatted with all the celebrities who graced the red carpet, about issues facing our LGBT community, with an emphasis on anti-LGBT teen bullying.
Luke Evans has the talent, not to mention the biceps. Having appeared in Clash of the Titans and the recent Three Musketeers, and with a part in the upcoming Hobbit movies, his Hollywood resume is filling out nicely. So why now hide his sexuality?
There is way we can compile a list of influential LGBT people: we can use Twitter. It's certainly a measure of voice, and while certain LGBT celebrities don't have Twitter accounts, it could be argued they are less influential because of it.
America is ready for more than just gay best friends, gay assistants, gay relatives and gay hairstylists. It's time for a world where we're more than todays' version of Carla on Cheers, but the Sams and the Dianes, or even the Rebeccas.