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What’s the origin of the ‘well-dressed, articulate, educated gay man’ stereotype?

From Stanford in Sex and the City to George in My Best Friend’s Wedding and even David in Schitt’s Creek, we’re overwhelmed with stereotypical depictions of gay men as witty, well-groomed, and well-spoken (and, unfortunately, disproportionately white). But as one Redditor recently asked, where does that trope even come from? from askgaybros Other Reddit users readily replied with theories. “Gay men from the upper class or bourgeoisie were more likely to be ‘out’ for c...
Tags: New York, Life, Disney, Lifestyle, David, Reddit, Stereotypes, Columbia, Ad Friendly, Queerty, George, Redditor, Stereotype, Gay Stereotypes, George Chauncey, Schitt 's Creek


Other sports no. 3: Don King and the 45 minute answer

It was the week before the Mike Tyson versus Evander Holyfield rematch at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.I'd been at the first fight when Holyfield had pulled off a major upset by stopping Tyson in the eleventh round, even though beforehand there was a concern that Evander might actually die in the ring. He had been diagnosed with a heart condition that he now claimed had been cured by a faith healer.As a piece of sporting theatre it was the most exciting thing I'd seen. Afterwards both fighters cam...
Tags: Florida, England, New York, London, Sex, US, NFL, America, Atlanta, New York Times, Fifa, Las Vegas, Mike Tyson, Lloyds, Oklahoma, Ioc


Boost Connectedness to Reverse Rise of Suicides in America

With the exception of America, suicide rates over recent decades have declined in most of the world. Suicides in the U.S. have risen more than 50% from 2005 to 2017 and now exceed deaths by motor vehicle incidents. In 2017, the most recent year data is available, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported 10.6 million people seriously considered suicide, 1.4 million attempted suicide and 47,000 committed suicide. We can look at those numbers dispassionately, understanding they represe...
Tags: Wellness, Cdc, Careers, America, Cigna, George, U S Centers for Disease Control CDC, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, John Cacioppo, Cliff Williams, Gallup Research, William Patrick, D Theodore George, George Washington School of Medicine


George Michael’s sister, 55, dies Christmas Day – three years after him

George Michael (Photo: Andrew Macpherson/Universal) One of George Michael’s sisters has died on the anniversary of his death. Melanie Panayiotou, 55, died Christmas Day, three years to the day after her older brother. Her body was reportedly found at her north London home at around 7pm on Christmas evening by her sister, older sister, Yioda Panayiotou. No cause of death has yet been revealed. AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inarticle1"); }); A statement from Londo...
Tags: London, Life, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, Elton John, George Michael, Michael, Hampstead, Ad Friendly, Queerty, George, Melanie, Yog, Wham, London Ambulance Service, Oak Hill Park


Cool Uncle Tricks: Turn a Dollar Bill Into a Fighter Jet

The holiday season is in full swing, which means lots of gatherings where you’ve got the chance to demonstrate what an extremely awesome uncle you genuinely are. If you were just a pretty good uncle, you could probably get away with giving your niece or nephew a dollar. But dang it, you’re a certified cool uncle — one who knows a bevy of cool uncle tricks. That’s why you’ll give them a dollar that you’ve folded into a jet fighter right before their eyes.  Origami takes practice, so try this ou...
Tags: Washington, Life, Projects, Just For Fun, George, Orient, Cool Uncle Tricks


Jamie Lee Curtis endorses outing of closeted, anti-LGBTQ politicians

Actress Jamie Lee Curtis has made waves by endorsing outing–but only of closeted legislators who vote against the queer cause. While promoting her newest film Knives Out, Curtis told Pride Source journo Chris Azzopardi that she’s long supported LGBTQ rights, but admits that sexuality should remain a personal, often private, matter. Related: See Jamie Lee Curtis Aggressively Work Out In This Hilariously Unsettling Aerobic Jam AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inarticle1"...
Tags: Feature, Politics, Lifestyle, Lgbtq, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Aaron Schock, George, Curtis, Rick, George Lowe, Chris Azzopardi, Outing, Sara Cunningham, Rick Frank


George W. Bush responds to Ellen DeGeneres’ comments

George W. Bush and (inset) Ellen DeGeneres Former US President George W. Bush has responded to comments made by Ellen DeGeneres about hanging out together on Sunday afternoon to watch a football game. Bush’s spokesperson Freddy Ford told Fox yesterday, “President and Mrs Bush really enjoyed being with Ellen and Portia [de Rossi] and appreciated Ellen’s comments about respecting one another. They respect her.” DeGeneres and wife de Rossi sat next to Bush and his wife, Laura, in a VIP suite at a...
Tags: Hollywood, Life, Iraq, Cowboys, US, Lifestyle, Fox, George Bush, Dallas Cowboys, Kevin Hart, Ellen, George W. Bush, Ellen Degeneres, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Bush


Ellen DeGeneres defends “fun” afternoon with “friend” George W. Bush

Ellen DeGeneres Chatshow legend and LGBTQ rights advocate Ellen DeGeneres has defended enjoying a football game with former US President George W. Bush. She says she believes in being “kind to everyone”, even those who hold different views. DeGeneres and wife Portia de Rossi were spotted on camera sitting alongside Bush on Sunday at a Dallas Cowboys game. The couple were sat next Bush and his wife, Laura, in the VIP stand. George W. Bush and Ellen at the Dallas Cowboys stadium, Sunday Octobe...
Tags: Hollywood, Supreme Court, Life, Iraq, Cowboys, Football, US, Lifestyle, NFL, America, George Bush, Dallas Cowboys, Ellen, George W. Bush, Portia De Rossi, Ellen Degeneres


Boman Rashid Kohinoor: In Memorarium

RIP Boman Kohinoor: Mumbai’s famed Britannia restaurant loses its beloved diamond Mumbai’s popular restaurateur, Boman Kohinoor, the co-owner of Iranian-Parsi cafe Britannia & Co at Ballard Pier, died Wednesday at the city’s Parsee General Hospital. Article in Indian Express Mumbai’s popular restaurateur, Boman Kohinoor, the co-owner of Iranian-Parsi cafe Britannia & Co at Ballard Pier, died Wednesday at the city’s Parsee General Hospital. (Express photo: Janak Rathod) Boman was 97 year o...
Tags: Europe, Japan, England, Life, India, Iran, Cambridge, Kate, William, Mumbai, Jack, Duke, Queen Victoria, Elizabeth Ii, Bombay, Britannia


Yet another queer musical icon is getting a biopic

View this post on Instagram What a vibe in Perth. Thanks to everyone at @thecourtperth and to @roddrichardspresents and his team. Thanks to the crowd for a wonderful St Patricks Day celebration! #housemusiclovers #housemusic #perth #dance A post shared by Boy George (@boygeorgeofficial) on Mar 18, 2019 at 2:39am PDT After seeing the crazy success of Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman, MGM has announc...
Tags: Music, Entertainment, Film, Aretha Franklin, Lifestyle, David Bowie, Madonna, Boy George, Renée Zellweger, Perth, Alfred Hitchcock, Biopic, MGM, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Judy Garland


WATCH: 15-year-old transgender boy wows on ‘The Voice’

A 15-year-old transgender boy has already become a breakout sensation on the Australian version of The Voice, courtesy of a cover of “Firestone” by Kygo. Oliver Cuthbert attracted the attention of both judges Boy George and Delta Goodrem, both of whom punched their approval buttons during the blind singing portion of the competition. He also opted to join Boy George’s team. AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inarticle1"); }); WOW. @OliverCuthbert_ has only just come t...
Tags: Feature, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Boy George, Firestone, Voice, George Michael, Ad Friendly, Cuthbert, George, Voice Australia, Delta Goodrem, Oliver Cuthbert, The Voice Australia, Kygo Oliver Cuthbert


‘Seattle’s Own Mount Vernon’: now, authentically historic

The 94-year-old Rainier Chapter House of the Daughters of the American Revolution is a faithful reproduction of George and Martha Washington’s famed residence.
Tags: News, Life, Seattle, Pacific NW Magazine, George, Martha Washington


The Perfect Date Shows Just How Badly Rom-Coms Still Treat Their Gay Best Friends

Warning: The Perfect Date spoilers ahead.Romantic comedies are full of tropes. It’s part of why we love them. There’s comfort in knowing there will be an epic sprint-through-a-crowd scene. Or a dramatic make-out in the rain. Or a declaration of love in an airport. Or that the main character’s one true love will be the person who annoys them the whole movie. Their soulmate was there the entire time; they just didn’t know it! Internet Boyfriend Noah Centineo ’s latest Netflix rom-com, The Perfect...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Hollywood, Stanford, Netflix, Yale, Sam, Billy Eichner, Judd Apatow, Pete Davidson, Black, Oliver, Lucas, Gbf, Simon, Taraji P Henson


Transgender Woman Shot & Killed Near Washington, D.C.

A Black transgender woman was murdered outside of Washington, D.C., in the early hours of Saturday, ABC7 reports. Although authorities have not released the name of the victim yet, family members have identified her as Ashanti Carmon. The murder, which marks the second reported time a trans person has been killed this year, took place on the eve of Transgender Day of Visibility.Authorities responded to reports of shots fired around 6 a.m. Saturday near the D.C. city limits. Carmon was found on ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Maryland, Washington, Alabama, Earth, Williams, George, NBC Washington, Human Rights Campaign HRC Foundation, Eastern Avenue, Carmon, Dana Martin, Samantha Josephson, Killed Near Washington D C, Phillip Williams


The Trouble with Saints

If you’ve read sociology, you’ve probably read Max Weber. Weber (1864—1920), one of the founders of the discipline of sociology, is the update to Machiavelli. Weber's brief pamphlet, Politics as a Vocation, is the best prescription for politics, especially the politics of the past two years. So, I was both amused and delighted by a brief article in the 1/24 issue of The Economist on Max Weber’s enduring wisdom. Lecturing in the midst of German turmoil of 1918, The Economist emphasizes how hi...
Tags: Leadership, Stanford, Germany, Careers, Career Development, Saints, Economist, Trump, Weber, George, Medtronic, Bill George, Pfeffer, Managing up, Jeff Pfeffer, Max Weber


Interview: George and Shota ​Mikaia of Georgian Sneaker Brand, Crosty

Brothers bring footwear innovation to the former Soviet nation decades after a civil war that changed their lives In 1992, ​Abkhazia was engulfed in a brutal civil war. Situated on the Black Sea in the northwest of Georgia, the disputed region’s inter-ethnic conflict claimed nearly 15,000 lives, left over 8,000 wounded, and uprooted more than 200,000 Georgians fleeing ethnic cleansing at the hands of Abkhaz …
Tags: Fashion, Design, Style, Interviews, Shoes, Georgia, Luxury, Black Sea, Sneakers, Tbilisi, George, Abkhazia, Shota Mikaia


Elementary School Principal Reads Kids Bedtime Stories on Facebook

Keava Turner, a busy mom of four said that all her children tune in to watch George's Facebook reading session.
Tags: Facebook, Life, George, Keava Turner


The Libraries of Famous Men: Ernest Shackleton

Welcome back to our series on the libraries of famous men.  Part of explorer Ernest Shackleton’s genius for leadership , was how keenly he understood the way in which idleness can destroy men’s morale . Thus when his ship, the Endurance , became stuck in pack ice en route to a planned Antarctic expedition, he didn’t let his men simply sit on their hands. Instead, he charged them with daily maintenance tasks, organized games of football, hockey, and soccer on the ice outside the ship, and enc...
Tags: Books, Life, Travel & leisure, Bbc, Antarctica, Shackleton, Antarctic, Hurley, Elliott, George, Alexandra, Mason, Ernest Shackleton, Royal Geographical Society, Roald Amundsen, Perlmutter


Gun Violence Survivors Attend SOTU As Push For Background Checks Intensifies

If President Trump elevated the art of trolling people with his State of the Union guests, Democrats are practicing the art of wielding their guests as a rallying cry for policy reform. In an era when every detail is reported on and scrutinized on social media, it makes sense.Several Democratic lawmakers invited gun violence survivors, gun reform activists, or parents who have lost their children to gunfire as their State of the Union guests on Tuesday. It's a move meant to highlight the issue ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Florida, Texas, Congress, California, Oregon, Senate, Portland, Army, Nancy Pelosi, Kim, Pollack, Trump, Portland State University, Senate Judiciary Committee


Everything You Need To Know About Influencer Caroline Calloway & Her Disastrous $165 Mason Jar Meet-Up

When Caroline Calloway, a 27-year-old Instagram influencer and writer, abruptly cancelled her tour of creativity workshops scheduled across America, all eyes were watching. Her lofty endeavors had gained notoriety on Twitter after writer Kayleigh Donaldson began documenting what she felt were Calloway's ill-advised attempts to throw together a multi-city tour that promised teachings, lunch, care packages, and personalized letters for every attendee."This woman is a blatant scammer who's now org...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Instagram, Washington, New York City, America, Paris, Oscar, Cambridge, Reddit, Manhattan, Seth Rogen, Cambridge University, Eventbrite, Insta


A Week In Brooklyn, NY, On A $32,000 Income

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: the founder of a beverage who makes $32,000 per year and spends some of her money this week on a chai. Below, we asked the OP some questions about her career.How did you get into your line of work?"I got into food in high school when I was tasked with...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, New York City, Los Angeles, Brooklyn, Ikea, Manhattan, Clinton, Paul Hollywood, Bon Appetit, Don, George, Jane, WNYC, Duane Reade


There’s Going To Be A Royal Wedding in 2019 — & It’s Identical To Harry & Meghan’s

St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle has been booked up all year with Royal Weddings. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s ceremony in May was the event of the year, followed by Princess Eugenie’s wedding in the same venue —and now it looks like 2019 will have a Royal Wedding of its own.Lady Gabriella Windsor, daughter of the Queen’s cousin, will get married at St. George’s Chapel in the spring followed by a reception at Frogmore House, where Harry and Meghan also had their reception. The “Meghan...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Daily Mail, Jane Austen, Harry, Kevin Spacey, Kent, St George, Michael, Kim Kardashian West, George, Meghan, Windsor Castle, Eugenie, Gabriella, MEGHAN MARKLE


PlayStation sneakers from Nike

Oklahoma City Thunder basketball star and retro-videogamer Paul George worked with Nike and Sony on a new pair of PS1-inspired sneakers. Due out December 1, the PG 2.5 x PlayStation design follows on the heels (sorry) of the black PG2 x PlayStation sneakers that were released in February and sold out in a hot minute. "For those who know me, gaming is a big part of who I am – I love the fans and I love this community, so it was amazing to see the gaming and sneaker worlds collide with the ori...
Tags: Post, Fashion, Design, News, Oklahoma City Thunder, Nike, Playstation, Sony, Retro games, Videogames, Sneakers, Paul George, George


Start Studying Up On This Year's Best Black Friday Fashion Sales

The wait is finally over - America's favorite unofficial holiday has finally landed. The Friday after Thanksgiving never fails to see thousands of people in their Turkey induced comas lining outside of store fronts at 5 a.m., fingers furiously typing in credit card numbers, and bank accounts slowly depleting as retailers announce their mega mark-ups for the national sale day. Seasoned sale shoppers can expect this year to be no different.If there's one thing we've learned over the years, it's t...
Tags: Topshop, Fashion, Music, Usa, America, Turkey, Kate, Ba, Rtw, Wolf, George, Saks, Rachel Antonoff, Mara Hoffman, Raphael Greaves, Commando Photo Courtesy of Commando


Start Studying Up On This Year's Best Black Friday Sales

The wait is finally over - America's favorite unofficial holiday has finally landed. The Friday after Thanksgiving never fails to see thousands of people in their Turkey induced comas lining outside of store fronts at 5 a.m., fingers furiously typing in credit card numbers, and bank accounts slowly depleting as retailers announce their mega mark-ups for the national sale day. Seasoned sale shoppers can expect this year to be no different.If there's one thing we've learned over the years, it's t...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Usa, America, Turkey, Kate, George, Raphael Greaves, Gola Photo Courtesy of Gola, Nordstrom Amazon, NoneBrandon Maxwell, Alala Photo Courtesy of Alala Alternative, NoneAnine Bing Rosemary Silk Slip, Anine Bing Photo Courtesy of Anine Bing, Aurate Photo Courtesy of Aurate, Gold Hollow Hoops


There's No Reason To Pit The Royals Against Each Other. But These Headlines Keep Trying To.

“Why Kate Middleton Is Eager to Be Back in the Royal Spotlight,” begins a well-meaning essay from E! News which posits that Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, is ready to resume her place in royal press coverage. Middleton took some time off from royal duties after the birth of her children, Princess Charlotte and Princes Louis and George, and her brother-in-law Prince Harry’s wedding to Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex. The essay is careful to insist that any jealousy between the two du...
Tags: Fashion, Music, California, Cambridge, Kate Middleton, Harry, Middleton, Charlotte, Kensington Palace, George, Louis, Markle, Meghan Markle Duchess of Sussex, Harry And


Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized After Falling & Breaking 3 Ribs

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been hospitalized due to three broken ribs, a spokesperson said in a statement."Notorious RBG," as she's known by her fans, fell in her office Wednesday evening. She went home anyway, but after experiencing discomfort overnight, she was admitted to George Washington University Hospital for observation on Thursday morning. There, doctors discovered the 85-year-old justice had broken three ribs on her left side.Typically, it takes around six week...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Supreme Court, California, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, George, U S Supreme Court Justice, Ginsburg, John Paul Stevens, Brett Kavanaugh, Neil Gorsuch, Washington University Hospital


These LGBTQ+ Films Are Worth Celebrating

Over the course of our lifetimes, we’ve seen sweeping civil rights victories for the LGBTQ+ community. In June of 2015, a Supreme Court ruling made same-sex marriage a right throughout the nation. And just this week for the very first time, a U.S. appeals court ruled that federal civil rights laws protect LGBTQ+ employees from workplace discrimination.Although there's obviously more work to be done, these milestones of progress are cause for celebration. Fortunately for the lethargic of us, we...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, New York, London, Supreme Court, San Francisco, Canada, Idaho, Paris, Portland, Lgbtq, Keanu Reeves, Armie Hammer, Stella, Anthony


6 Mean Girls Halloween Costumes That Will Make You Cold, Shiny, Hard Plastic

It's officially been 14 years since Aaron Samuels asked Cady Heron what day it was. Ever since, the month of October (specifically the 3rd) has become the unofficial holiday for Mean Girls fans everywhere — with people celebrating with memes, fetch puns, and tributes to iconic quotes from the film via Twitter. Another way to show your appreciation, though, would be to use this moment to prep for your Halloween costume.In case you didn't already know, The Plastics were the pinnacle of 2000s beau...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Broadway, Kylie Jenner, Chrissy Teigen, Regina George, Jingle Bell Rock, George, Ian, Janis, Santa Clause, Aaron Samuels, Janis Ian, Cady Heron, Cady Regina


16 Meghan Markle-Inspired Coats To Buy This Winter — Pregnant Or Not

Despite all eyes being on Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank as they said their 'I dos' last Friday morning, it didn't take long for us to avert our gaze to another royal. Meghan Markle, the newly-appointed Duchess of Sussex, arrived at Prince George's Chapel in a stunning and very buttoned-up royal blue Givenchy coat (not a gown like her fellow attendees), giving us ample room to jump to the conclusion that she was #expecting. Big jump? Not so much.Early Monday morning, Kensington Palace ann...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Harry, Givenchy, Kensington Palace, George, Eugenie, MEGHAN MARKLE, Jack Brooksbank, Duchess of Sussex



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