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Ellen Page, Role Models, Celebs, Leadership, and Being Your Own Hero

Gary North | Posted 04.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Gary North

Maybe YOU are someone else's role model and you don't even know it, and maybe never will know it. All the more reason you should be out and proud -- and your own role model.

The Manly Pursuit of Desire: Pink Triangles: Vices and Verses From a Gay Lit Crowd

Perry Brass | Posted 03.31.2014 | Books
Perry Brass

First a little quiz: A) What do Rock Hudson, Alfred Lunt, Lorenz Hart, Rudolph Nureyev, Dana Andrews, Montgomery Clift, Leonard Bernstein, Zachary ...

Know Your LGBT History: Rock Hudson Dies Of AIDS And 2 Other Events On October 2

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.02.2013 | Gay Voices

In conjunction with the celebration of October as LGBT History Month, The Huffington Post will be providing you with "Know Your LGBT History" updates!...

Doctor To The Stars Dies

AP | Posted 10.02.2013 | Fifty

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Dr. Rexford Kennamer, a physician to the stars whose clients once included some of Hollywood's biggest n...

Christopher Rudolph

LOOK: 11 Dream Casting Ideas For Gay Biopics

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 09.22.2013 | Gay Voices

At this weekend's 65th annual Emmy Awards the Liberace biopic, "Behind the Candelabra," looks poised to take home some major awards (after already win...

28 Years Ago Today This Movie Star Changed The Face Of AIDS

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 07.25.2013 | Gay Voices

On this day, July 25, 1985, HIV/AIDS was given a global spotlight when it was announced that screen icon Rock Hudson was suffering from the disease. ...

Yesteryear's Hollywood Scandals: Would They Be So Scandalous Today?

Pat Gallagher | Posted 09.15.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Hollywood headlines come and go, but it's -- by far -- the more scandalous ones that capture the imagination of the public at large. We tend to glaze over the newest Hollywood couple sighting, baby births or the bikini flavor of the week, but for some reason, we perk up if the headline has 'scandal' written all over it.

Looking for Rock Hudson

Joe Hutcheson | Posted 09.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Joe Hutcheson

When I was about 11, I overheard someone tell a joke at a party. It was about someone pushing Rock Hudson off the Golden Gate Bridge because they wanted to see a fruit fly. I didn't get it. I probably wasn't supposed to hear it anyway.

PHOTOS: Rock Hudson's Former Home Has A Very Unusual Feature

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 06.26.2013 | HuffPost Home

We're sure there's a story behind the design.

Rock Hudson's 'Gay Confession' Revealed?

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.07.2013 | Gay Voices

Actor Rock Hudson's so-called "gay confession" to his wife, a conversation that was recorded more than 50 years ago, has been revealed as part of a se...

Attack of the Cookie Monsters!

Lester & Charlie | Posted 05.18.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

With a whopping 36 percent of Republicans now saying that it's the people in their own party who are the bad guys, it's getting awfully hard for conservatives to know who to hiss at.

What Becomes a Hollywood Legend Most? Oscar 2013 Producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan Talk Money, Sex, and Power

Tomas Mournian | Posted 12.02.2012 | Gay Voices
Tomas Mournian

Meron and Zadan's partnership initially took shape in New York City at the Public Theater, where, working for producer Joe Papp, they adopted the legendary producer's forward-looking ethos of color-blind casting and championing minority writers.

Dale Olson: "I Lived My Life My Own Way"

Tom Gregory | Posted 10.13.2012 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory

Dale was the voice of damage-control, the pen of Oscar campaigns, and the heart of a movement that cultivated compassion in modern Hollywood. Laughter and caring were Dale Olson's trademark, entertainment was his business.

30 Years Later, Where Do We Stand With HIV/AIDS?

Ray Suarez | Posted 08.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Ray Suarez

As the years passed, the picture began to fill in: a virus, that came to be called the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, caused the disease.

Are Hollywood Stars More or Less Healthy Than They Used to Be?

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.28.2011 | Home
Stanton Peele

When we consider the travails of many young show business personalities, we may wonder, are Hollywood stars and other celebrities more or less healthy than those of yesteryear?

Elizabeth Taylor: Star

John Farr | Posted 06.06.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

We have lost a national treasure. As a kid, I remember vividly Life magazine's 1972 cover of Elizabeth Taylor turning 40, and glimpsing what glamor really meant.

But Enough About Kenya -- Where'd Mike Huckabee Grow Up?

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

When Mike was ten, Rock Hudson famously married Gomer. The two men raised young Mike as their son until he went off to apprentice with Floyd the barber, another Mayberry icon.

Twelve Months Til Christmas

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

For most people, the holiday season is over and done with. Christmas decorations have been put back into storage and the tree has been disposed of. But for arts entrepreneurs the situation is quite different.

Professional Pictures: Movies About Our Day Jobs

John Farr | Posted 06.20.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

As seen through the revealing lens of timeless film, you can derive a measure of comfort and perspective amidst the seeming complexity of it all, because the pressures and vicissitudes of the work place go back a very long way.

Hollywood's Glorious Bad Boy: A Tribute to Dennis Hopper

John Farr | Posted 06.26.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Here then are eight outstanding films that trace the arc of Dennis Hopper's colorful legacy, and give us even more reason to celebrate the man.

The Queerness of Michael Jackson

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Irene Monroe

Clearly Sharpton's statement hinted at the racism Michael Jackson endured in the music industry. But he totally ignored, as many have, the issues of gender and sexuality that clearly impacted the star.

Summer Reading on a Sunny (Doris) Day: David Kaufman's The Untold Story of the Girl Next Door Part I

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

There are certain actors we encounter as children having grown up on classic film who have a profound impact on us, and no one knows this better than David Kaufman, author of Doris Day: The Untold Story of the Girl Next Door.

Hannity, The Kiss and Barney Frank, Gay Superstar

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paul Jenkins

It is a measure of Hollywood's insecurity that we are probably months away from it being more acceptable to be a gay soldier than to be a gay actor.

Will Success Spoil Alex Rodriguez?

Ken Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ken Levine

Alex, your fans will be shocked and deeply saddened -- even the seven who never suspected this in the first place.

You're Gay. Yeah, Whatever.

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Richard Laermer

I clamor for someone to just enact a single bold headline: "He's Gay, So What?"