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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking. — If you're biding your time until Magic Mike XXL, you could find... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Towleroad
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Before Melissa Etheridge, before Ellen, before Rosie, there was k.d. lang. The Canadian singer-songwriter with one of the most moving voices on the planet kicked open the closet door in 1992 when she appeared on the cover of The Advocate.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Towleroad
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Oh, no. Have we reached that part of the season where American Horror Story starts to run completely off the rails? I think so. With the con artists, the twins, the rich psychopath and the strongman/bearded lady/"lobster boy" family dynamic,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Towleroad
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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking. — Soak in all the crazy on Thursday’s How To Get Away With... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at Towleroad
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To say the list of openly gay, black filmmakers is a short one would be a rather dramatic understatement. The most prominent, of course, is Lee Daniels. “Gay people see the world differently. As a black person, you see the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2014 at Towleroad
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OK, so a bit of a lull this week on American Horror Story, no? Some interesting pieces are being moved into place, but on its own, tonight's installment felt like a bit of a set-up episode. It was great to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2014 at Towleroad
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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking. — Get your fill of The Blacklist tonight at 10 p.m. Eastern on... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at Towleroad
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When legendary newswoman Barbara Walters looked back at her career, her biggest regret was an interview with Ricky Martin. "In 2000, I pushed Ricky Martin very hard to admit if he was gay or not, and the way he refused... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2014 at Towleroad
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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking. — Politics makes strange bedfellows, but it also makes fantastic comedy. It’s the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2014 at Towleroad
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First off, the good news: In addition to Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka joining the end of this season, American Horror Story vet Lily Rabe is returning. And! She's revisiting one of her previous roles in the series. But... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2014 at Towleroad
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Comic book fans had lots to rejoice about yesterday when Marvel Studios announced its upcoming slate of new films. In addition to sequels for the critically and commercially successful Captain America and Guardians of the Galaxy films, Marvel is making... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at Towleroad
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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking. — Laurie Metcalf stars as the matriarch of this sports-obsessed Boston family on... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2014 at Towleroad
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The year 2006 marked a sort of fevered pitch for celebrities being “pushed” out of the closet. Bloggers like Perez Hilton routinely posted about famous faces that had theretofore never disclosed their sexuality. Facing overwhelming pressure from the booming gossip... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2014 at Towleroad
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In previous installments of American Horror Story, the Halloween episodes were some of the best offerings. But tonight's first half of this year's Halloween two-parter left a lot to be desired. For one, it lacked any real scares. Even our... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2014 at Towleroad
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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking. — While there's still plenty to scrutinize about How To Get Away With... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2014 at Towleroad
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“Maybe that’s what this place needs: a strong male presence.” That’s a line spoken by Jessica Lange’s character on last night's episode of American Horror Story: Freak Show, but it could just as well be said of the series as... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2014 at Towleroad
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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking. — As the first trans woman on the cover of Time Magazine and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at Towleroad
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There are always new icons in the making. Earlier this year, users of gay app Jack’d voted to select their top gay icons of 2014. Near the top of the list was R&B singer Frank Ocean (second only to Michael... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2014 at Towleroad
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Step right up, and feast your eyes on the latest incarnation of American Horror Story. Tonight's Freak Show premiere transported viewers to Jupiter, Florida in the 1950s to explore the wild world of sideshow performers and the killer clowns who... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2014 at Towleroad
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You may want to think twice before you ask to send in the clowns. American Horror Story is back for its fourth installment, Freak Show, a twisted tale centered around a sideshow. After last year's sleek, chic Coven, Ryan Murphy... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2014 at Towleroad
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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking. — Nick News With Linda Ellerbee highlights stories of openly gay youth in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2014 at Towleroad
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In the pantheon on gay icons, there are a few that sit a wee bit higher atop the great gay Mount Olympus. Your Chers, Barbras, certain idols for whom there is a reverence that contemporary stars can only aspire to.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2014 at Towleroad
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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking. — Potty-mouthed funnylady Sarah Silverman returns to SNL (she was part of the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2014 at Towleroad
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While few would argue the omnipresence of Britney Spears in many gay young men’s bedrooms, dance clubs and gyms, her status as a gay icon is certainly up for debate. On the one hand, she embodies so many of the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2014 at Towleroad
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You might want to cancel your weekend plans. Today Amazon releases all ten episodes of their excellent original series, Transparent. Not only is it far and away the strongest offering from the streaming service (and one of the best this... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2014 at Towleroad