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Mommie Dearest

Happy Anniversary, 'Mommie Dearest'!

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.18.2014 | Gay Voices

"Mommie Dearest," the 1981 Joan Crawford biopic that introduced zany lines like "No wire hangers!" into the cultural lexicon, was released exactly 33 ...

Gay Pride Book: Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's - the Novel That Saved My Life

Jamie Brickhouse | Posted 08.27.2014 | Gay Voices
Jamie Brickhouse

It showed me an adult life that was about parties and friends and sex and sparkling wit and messiness and creativity and longing for something outside of convention. It gave me the insatiable appetite to reach beyond my circumstances. It gave me a vista of what kind of life was possible for a homosexual like me.

My Mommie Dearest Moment -- Minus the Clothes Hanger

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 06.16.2014 | Parents
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

I didn't realize I had a lot was riding on this little family jaunt to Venice Beach right up until the moment we arrived and nobody wanted to be there.

10 Totally Gay, Non-Gay Classic Movies

Pandora Boxx | Posted 06.07.2014 | Gay Voices
Pandora Boxx

I was recently going through my favorite movies and realized I'm a huge homosexual. Ok, so maybe I didn't JUST realize that but I digress. I realized there certainly are some "gay classics" that have absolutely nothing to do with the gays at all.

Woody Allen and the Art of the Impossible

David Toussaint | Posted 04.11.2014 | Media
David Toussaint

There are three things I've been reminded of since the reignited Woody Allen controversy started swirling around the blogosphere like one of those biz...

Happy Anniversary, 'Mommie Dearest'!

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.19.2013 | Gay Voices

The unintended hilarity and near-kabuki stylings of "Mommie Dearest" are certainly timeless. While it may be hard to believe, the 1981 Joan Crawford b...

Weeklings: The Best Bad Movies for Gay Men (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 11.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

2013-09-13-Screenshot20130913at2.51.42PM.pngI'm listing the most lovable turkeys/albatrosses/flaming chupacabras in gay cinema. These are horrid movies, and we should be thankful.

Sidekicked In Modern Media

Derek Hartley | Posted 10.21.2013 | Gay Voices
Derek Hartley

If one more over-processed middle aged lady shouts, "I love my gays," as if we are human accessories, I am going to lose it. It is important to have our stories told, and to not discourage those in media to bother trying, but we should stand with critics in asking for a fresh angle.

Terrible Movies With Huge Cult Followings

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.02.2013 | Entertainment

This week marks the 15th anniversary of "Armageddon," a movie so reviled it's only natural that its horde of cult followers stand by its every corny m...

Gwissues: One-on-One With Christina Crawford (VIDEO)

Howard Bragman | Posted 07.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Howard Bragman

Behind the quintessential campy movie Mommie Dearest is a dark tell-all by Christina Crawford about her constant struggles with her abusive mother, legendary actress Joan Crawford. On this week's episode of Gwissues, Christina sets the record straight.

WATCH: Talking 'Mommie Dearest' With Christina Crawford And The Week's Other Best Gay Videos

Posted 07.26.2013 | Gay Voices

Gwist is a YouTube channel that brings together videos of interest to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community. From the fo...

Mother Dearest, Mother Damnedest

Deborah King | Posted 07.07.2013 | Women
Deborah King

Mother's Day is around the corner, when you celebrate all the picture-perfect moments you're supposed to have enjoyed with mom. But possibly, quite possibly, that isn't your relationship to your mother at all. It certainly wasn't mine.

Gay Marriage Gets A Boost In New England From...Joan Crawford?

Posted 10.30.2012 | Gay Voices

UPDATE: Due to Hurricane Sandy, the Camden Opera House performance of "Mommie Queerest" has been moved to Nov. 16. In addition, the venue will also ho...

Another Reason To Hate On Wire Hangers

Posted 06.04.2012 | Money

Here's another reason to hate on wire hangers: These annoying objects are driving up dry cleaning prices, CNN Money reports. Wire hangers earned in...

Joan Crawford Is Making Us Jealous!

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

"A Look Back" is a daily column that highlights a moment from fashion's fabulous past. Today's pick is of actress Joan Crawford standing in front of h...

WATCH: Joan Crawford Smacks Rick Santorum Over His Stance On LGBT Rights

Posted 01.19.2012 | Gay Voices

Let's hope Rick Santorum doesn't have any wire hangers in his closet. YouTube user HollywoodStew has resurrected the ghost of Hollywood legend Joa...

On Her 70th Birthday, a Tribute to Faye Dunaway

John Farr | Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

To paraphrase a famous quote: "Hilary -- I've seen you act, and I've seen Faye Dunaway act, and Miss Duff -- you're no Faye Dunaway." This truth is of course self-evident if you watch Faye in her prime.

PHOTOS: The Best Guilty Pleasure Movies For Thanksgiving

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

AP text, captions: We all have movies we secretly adore, ones that are so bad, they're good. These are movies that set out to be dramatic, thrillin...

The Best Mother's Day Movies: What Would You Watch With Mom? (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Happy Mother's Day Eve! One way to celebrate with mom is to curl up with a movie you can both enjoy. Most of these movies are about moms and some ar...

Waking Up from the American Dream, 1950s Style

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory

Kate Winslet is standing on Joan Crawford's padded shoulders when she turns in the performance of a lifetime in the gritty, raw Revolutionary Road.