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Jim Parsons spills on how growing up in a homophobic culture impacted his life

Jim Parsons as agent Henry Willson in Netlfix show, Hollywood (Photo: Netflix) “I realized that being gay and growing up around people and in a culture where that wasn’t celebrated – where it was reviled, in many ways – had an impact on me. Happy as I am, I’m still working out the fear I grew up with: that by revealing who I really am, I will somehow lose the love of the people who are important to me. This story wasn’t a direct reflection of my time, and things have changed rapidly for ga...
Tags: Feature, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Netflix, Jim Parsons, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Parsons, In Quotes, Netlfix, The Boys in the Band, Henry Willson


Cynthia Nixon blasts JK Rowling over transphobia: “It was really painful”

Cynthia Nixon, JK Rowling. Via Wikimedia Commons Sex and the City star and former New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon has publicly slammed Harry Potter author JK Rowling over Rowling’s ongoing attacks on transgender people. Nixon, who identifies as a lesbian herself, spoke about the effect the author’s transphobic attacks had on Nixon’s 23-year-old transgender son, Samuel. “It was really painful for him because so much of his childhood was tied up with Harry Potter,” Nixon told The...
Tags: Feature, New York, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Broadway, Harry Potter, Jk Rowling, Transphobia, Ellen, Daniel Radcliffe, The Independent, Max, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Cynthia Nixon, Samuel


This local news segment about anti-maskers will make you question whether you’re living in real life

A local news station recently ran a segment on anti-maskers and it’s gone absolutely viral on social media. A reporter from ABC4 News attended a protest in St. George, Utah where roughly 1,000 people gathered to speak out against children being required to wear face masks at school. In addition to calling coronavirus a “hoax,” the protestors called mask mandates illegal and unconstitutional, and said they are “tired of not being able to live our normal lives!” AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdB...
Tags: Utah, Life, Masks, Lifestyle, Ad Friendly, Queerty, St George Utah, Yashar Ali, Coronavirus, COVID-19, George Floyd, Antimaskers, Stephen Millet, Shauna Kinville, Betty Jake


Scott Evans responds to brother Chris’ accidental photo leak in the best way possible

A lot happened over the weekend, but leave it to Gay Twitter to singularly focus on a half-second of footage depicting an accidental overshare by one of Hollywood’s leading men. Captain America star Chris Evans thought he was sharing an innocent family video of a round of Heads Up, but when the screen recording ended and the phone paused for a moment on the camera roll, fans received an eyeful. Of course, theres no way of knowing for sure who the man in the photo is, but that didn’t seem to mat...
Tags: Hollywood, Entertainment, Lifestyle, America, Chris Evans, Chris, Queerty, Scott, Scott Evans


North Dakota councilwoman comes out in epic smackdown of a homophobe

Attendees of a city council meeting in the town of Minot, North Dakota got a show they didn’t anticipate last week, as councilwoman Carrie Evans came out of the closet during the meeting to push back against an angry homophobe. Minot had opted to raise a Pride Flag this month in celebration of the city’s queer residents. The flag was originally scheduled to run up the flagpole in June, but was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Of course, raising the Pride Flag also triggered the town’s homo...
Tags: Feature, Life, Lifestyle, San Francisco, North Dakota, Evans, Seattle, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Minot, Walker, Minot North Dakota, Carrie Evans


‘Trans Satanist anarchist’ wins GOP nomination in local sheriff’s race because it’s the year 2020

Posted by Aria DiMezzo, Anarchist on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 Here’s something that could only happen in the year 2020. A political candidate who identifies as a “transsexual Satanist anarchist” and whose campaign slogan is “F*ck the Police” has just won the GOP nomination in the Cheshire County, New Hampshire sheriff’s race. Aria DiMezzo says it’s “totally oblivious” Republican voters “wouldn’t have voted” for her if they had actually researched her. But they didn’t. So now they’re...
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Gop, New Hampshire, Republican, Donald Trump, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Aria DiMezzo, Satanist, Aria DiMezzo Anarchist, Cheshire County New Hampshire, DiMezzo, Reformed Satanic Church, Eli Rivera


WATCH: Michael Henry has a WAP problem

It seems like everybody has a renewed appreciation for hydration following the success of Cardi B.’s single “WAP.” Just ask comedian Michael Henry, who released a video on the subject. The new sketch finds Michael and friends Wilson & Pete planning to toilet paper a neighbor’s house, when a loud “squishy” noise gives them all pause. As the gang starts to extoll the virtues of their own WAPs, one friend runs off in disgrace. Though Wilson insists that he has a WAP, Michael and Pete know better. ...
Tags: Feature, Entertainment, Lifestyle, WAP, Michael, Wilson, Queerty, Michael Henry, Pete, Cardi, Comedy Video, Wilson Pete


Andrew Gillum comes out as bisexual

Former Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum has come out as bisexual. In an interview with Tamron Hall, Gillum, who was also the mayor of Tallahassee from 2014-2018, said: “I don’t identify as gay, but I do identify as bisexual. And that is something that I have never shared publicly before.” AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inarticle1"); }); Former Florida governor candidate Andrew Gillum tells Tamron Hall he's bisexual: "That is something I h...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Lifestyle, Tamron Hall, Miami, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Tallahassee, Ron DeSantis, Gillum, Andrew Gillum, Tamron Hall Gillum


Chris Evans leaks his own nudes, Mayor Pete talks “maximum power”, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman spirals

It’s Monday (again). A lot happened over the weekend. Here’s just some of what you might have missed… OOPS: Chris Evans accidentally leaked his own d*ck pic on Instagram and the internet responded accordingly. [Heavy] CAN’T MAKE THIS SH*T UP: A bunch of maskless MAGA supporters stampeded to a Trump rally in Nevada while The Village People’s “Macho Man” played over the loudspeakers. AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inarticle1"); }); Just watched a sea of people rus...
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Joe Biden, Jk Rowling, Nevada, Donald Trump, Chris Evans, Adam Lambert, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Trump, Pete, Minden, Randy Rainbow, Maga, Pete Buttigieg


JK Rowling’s new book is about a man who dresses up like a woman…to kill people

Is JK Rowling just trolling everyone at this point? According to an early review, the Harry Potter author’s latest novel, Troubled Blood, centers around a male serial killer who dresses up like a woman to murder his female victims. Related: Authors flee lit agency over JK Rowling’s anti-trans remarks AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inarticle1"); }); Given Rowling’s persistent, transphobic musings on gender, her latest crime novel is sure to further inflame tensions....
Tags: Entertainment, Lifestyle, Harry Potter, Jk Rowling, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Rowling, Robert Galbraith, Jake Graf, Jake Kerridge


People are feeling the love between these straight, best friends

(Photo: Honeybee’s Photography) When a woman posted a series of photos to social media of her fiancé and his best friend last week, she had little idea how they would strike a chord with so many. “How hilarious is this session?” said Kait Lewis, who recently launched her photo portrait service: Honeybee’s Photography. “My fiancé’s bestie came to town so I jumped at the opportunity to capture their *unique* friendship!” The two men are both straight and have known each other since eighth grade...
Tags: Utah, Usa, Life, Lifestyle, Devon, Department Of Justice, Dslr, Busch, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Trump, Lewis, Mesa, Masculinity, Best Friends, Honeybee


And now to brighten your day, here’s Matt Bomer stripping

Magic Mike Welcome to Screen Gems, Welcome to Screen Gems, our weekend dive into queer and queer-adjacent titles of the past that deserve a watch or a rewatch.our weekend dive into queer and queer-adjacent titles of the past that deserve a watch or a rewatch. The Aphrodisiac: Magic Mike Why did it take Hollywood so long to figure out that audiences enjoy seeing naked men as much as naked women? In 2012, they finally cracked the cipher. Magic Mike takes some of Tinseltown’s best-looking men–Ma...
Tags: Amazon, Feature, Hollywood, Entertainment, Joe Manganiello, Lifestyle, Oscar, Steven Soderbergh, Magic Mike, Tampa, Queerty, Mike, Tinseltown, Tatum, Matt Bomer, Daily Dose


Incredible clip of Jane Fonda defending LGBTQ rights in the ’70s goes viral

Jane Fonda has been an ally of the LGBTQ community long before it was considered cool, and this resurfaced interview from 1979 shows just how outspoken she really was. In the clip, which has gone viral after it popped up on Twitter, Fonda is interviewed during San Francisco’s White Nights Riots, sparked by the murder of Harvey Milk. The interviewer asks her if gay people face discrimination, to which she replies: AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inarticle1"); }); “Ab...
Tags: Politics, Lifestyle, San Francisco, Jane Fonda, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Harvey Milk, Fonda, Campaign for Economic Democracy


WATCH: What if ‘Sex and the City’ took place in 2020?

Big questions loom large on everyone’s minds as we inch our way through 2020, such as: “What if Sex and the City took place during the pandemic and was suspiciously shot in Los Angeles?” No, it’s not just you — we all want to know. Related: What’s it like to be a gay adult film star mid-Covid? AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inarticle1"); }); Here to offer sweet relief is Jimmy Fowlie, whose Carrie Bradshaw finds herself in some distinctly current situations, from h...
Tags: Entertainment, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Jimmy Fowlie, Sex And The City, Carrie Bradshaw


25 years on, John Leguizamo dishes on how he and Patrick Swayze almost got in a fistfight…in drag

Actor John Leguizamo, known for his roles in When They See Us, the Ice Age film series and Moulin Rouge! has just opened up about his life-changing experience making one of his most notorious films: To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Numar. The film cast Leguizamo Chi-Chi Rodriguez, part of a trifecta of drag queens, opposite Wesley Snipes and Patrick Swayze. Speaking on the 25th Anniversary of To Wong Foo‘s release, Leguizamo reveals how the film broke new ground for mainstream, Hollywo...
Tags: Hollywood, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Patrick, Golden Globe, Moulin Rouge, Wesley, Romeo Juliet, Chi Chi, John Leguizamo, Leguizamo, Swayze


Relive the moment Ryan Phillippe’s butt became a star…along with Ryan Phillippe

Welcome to Screen Gems, Welcome to Screen Gems, our weekend dive into queer and queer-adjacent titles of the past that deserve a watch or a rewatch. The Kinky: Cruel Intentions How many 90s teens had their first sexual awakening whilst watching Cruel Intentions? Director Roger Kumble’s adaptation of the scandalous French novel Les Liaisons Dangerous updates the story of horny, scheming French aristocrats to horny, scheming overprivileged teens in a private school in Manhattan. Ryan Phillippe st...
Tags: Feature, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Manhattan, Phillippe, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Blair, Sebastian, Kathryn, Ryan Phillippe, Annette, Christine Baranski, Witherspoon, Gellar, Cruel Intentions


Paul Rudnick takes on Trump lovers in ‘Coastal Elites:’ “They seem terribly upset all the time”

Dan Levy in ‘Coastal Elites’ Via YouTube Screenshot We guarantee that even if you don’t know the name Paul Rudnick, you’ve probably quoted him before. The New Jersey-born humorist/playwright/screenwriter first made a splash with the Broadway comedy I Hate Hamlet. His subsequent off-Broadway play, Jeffery, announced him as a major talent on the rise. It also proved wildly controversial, as one of the first (and to date, only) comedies to take on the AIDS crisis. Rudnick migrated to Hollywood t...
Tags: Feature, Hbo, New York, Hollywood, Entertainment, California, Lifestyle, New Jersey, Broadway, Nora Ephron, Quentin Tarantino, Bette Midler, Jay, Sarah Paulson, Ad Friendly, Queerty


‘Wonder Woman,’ ‘Boys’ & Timothee Chalamet conquer: Check out the Queerty Fall Entertainment Preview

The Boys in the Band Is this damn pandemic over yet? Thank goodness for movies and TV, which have helped us keep sane during this ongoing period of lockdown and social distancing. In some cases, they’ve replaced actual humans as our friends and lovers. No, we’re not going to elaborate on that one. With Fall officially here and the holiday season creeping ever closer, we anticipate meeting up with a group of returning friends, and a few new ones to boot. From epic sci-fi to over-the-top horror...
Tags: Feature, Entertainment, Stephen King, Lifestyle, Netflix, House, Aol, Broadway, Maxwell, James Bond, Diana, Cbs, Daniel Craig, Victoria, Hulu, Sarah Paulson


Meet the South Dakota swimmer who pushed back against homophobia to become Homecoming King

View this post on Instagram It sure took long enough, but nonetheless, I am SO happy he is coming to swim for the YOTES next fall!!!! Welcome to the yote fam ??? #doubletrouble A post shared by Josh Sorbe (@joshsorbe) on Apr 9, 2018 at 3:05pm PDT Meet Josh Sorbe, the 23-year-old swimming champion for the University of South Dakota. Sorbe captained the school’s Division 1 swim team his senior year...
Tags: Feature, Life, Stanford, Lifestyle, South Dakota, Athletes, Coming Out, Queerty, Coyote, University of South Dakota, South Dakotans, University of South Dakota Coyotes, Josh Sorbe, University of South Dakota Sorbe, Sorbe, University of South Dakota Fortunately


Glittering evidence Shangela, Bob the Drag Queen and Eureka O’Hara might just conquer the world

We’re Here Welcome to the Weekend Binge. Every Friday, we’ll suggest a binge-able title designed to keep you from getting too stir crazy. Check back throughout the weekend for even more gloriously queer entertainment. The Uplifting: We’re Here Fans and non-fans of Drag Race take note: though the new HBO series We’re Here features three alumni of the beloved drag competition, do not expect tantrums and epic throwing of shade. We’re Here stars Shangela, Eureka O’Hara and Bob the Drag Queen. Eac...
Tags: Feature, Hbo, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Bob, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Daily Dose, Shangela, Screen Gems, Eureka O'Hara, We're Here, Weekend Binge, Shangela Bob, Shangela Eureka O'Hara, Bob Eureka


After 37 years, this iconic LA gay nightclub is closing for good

Via Twitter Another landmark queer venue has just shuttered for good thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic: proprietors of the popular West Hollywood venue Rage have announced the club will not reopen when social distancing regulations lift. Opened in 1983, Rage built a following for its various theme nights including Musical Mondays, which operated around all show tune music, GAMboi, which catered to Asian men, and one of the few 18+ nights in the Los Angeles area. The venue also had a complete st...
Tags: Facebook, Feature, Life, La, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, Rage, Ad Friendly, Queerty, West Hollywood, Gay Bars, Overstreet, WEHOville, Flaming Saddles, COVID-19, Ron Madril


Billy Eichner shades Kirstie Alley for her Twitter tantrum over not being able to discriminate

Billy Eichner isn’t having any of Kirstie Alley’s pro-discrimination, anti-inclusivity B.S. Earlier this week, Alley had a meltdown on Twitter over the Oscars’ new diversity requirements for movies that want to be considered for Best Picture. In a since-deleted rage tweet, the 69-year-old former actress wrote, “This is a disgrace to artists everywhere. Can you imagine telling Picasso what had to be in his f*cking paintings. You people have lost your minds. Control artists, control individual th...
Tags: Twitter, Hollywood, Congress, Life, Lifestyle, Diversity, Louisiana, Academy Awards, Donald Trump, Billy Eichner, Academy, Sandy Hook, Alley, Picasso, Billy, Ad Friendly


Absolutely no one is here for Ivanka’s 9/11 tweet

Today marks the nineteenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks and, of course, Ivanka Trump couldn’t let such a somber day pass without drawing attention to herself. This morning, the first daughter tweeted “Never Forget” along with an American flag and a picture of the Statue of Liberty and the Twin Towers at sunrise. Never Forget. ?? September 11, 2001 pic.twitter.com/xe9HGZzXyS — Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) September 11, 2020 Now, for a normal person, this would be a perfectly ac...
Tags: Twitter, Politics, New York City, Lifestyle, Manhattan, World Trade Center, Donald Trump, 9/11, September 11, Muslims, New York Daily News, Jared, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Trump, Memorial Service


Not content with harassing queer adults, Putin is now targeting kids

Via Wikimedia Commons More disturbing news from Russia: the Putin government has ordered teachers in St. Petersberg to monitor and identify queer students via social media accounts. The government has also demanded all the personal information of said students be turned over to the Ministry of Internal Affairs for punishment. The Russian activist organization LGBT Network released a statement this week following the acquisition of emails to teachers from government agencies. In the emails, te...
Tags: Feature, Putin, Life, Russia, Lifestyle, Homophobia, Chechnya, St Petersberg, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Svetlana Zakharova, LGBT Network, Gay Purges, Alexander Belik, Ural State University of Economics


Gay candidate has epic clap back for police union that called him a “first class wh*re”

Let it be known that New York city councilman Ritchie Torres does not suffer homophobic police officers who hide behind Twitter accounts. Torres, who’s currently running for Congress in New York, has been in bitter back-and-forth with NYPD union leader Ed Mullins over a tweet sent from the Sergeants Benevolent Association official Twitter page last week. Mullins is the president of SBA, which represents around 13,000 active and retired police sergeants. The since-deleted tweet, sent on Septembe...
Tags: Politics, New York, Congress, Police, New York City, Lifestyle, NFL, America, Racism, Ed, Homophobia, Nypd, New York Police Department, Black, Ad Friendly, Queerty


Jon Hamm’s crotch finally has its day in court

This downtown legal drama started all the way back in 2013, when Barak Obama was still president and we didn’t yet know that Robin Thicke singing about “blurred lines” was maybe more than a little creepy. Mad Men star Jon Hamm’s endowment became a popular subject that year after a number of paparazzi photos started making the rounds, and thus “Hammaconda” entered the lexicon. In one HuffPost article, a photo of Hamm walking down the street was published with a black box inserted over his crotch...
Tags: Entertainment, Lifestyle, Jon Hamm, Manhattan, Robin Thicke, Kit Harington, Ad Friendly, Queerty, HuffPost, Barak Obama, Abrams, Hamm, Ronnie Abrams, Oath Inc, Lawrence Schwartzwald


Guess which X-Men character just came out of the closet…

Marvel comics has just made an announcement after 40 years of speculation: the beloved X-Men character Kitty Pryde/Shadowcat is bisexual. Kitty (or Kate, as she currently prefers) came out in Mauraduers #12 when fans spotted her sharing a kiss with a female tattoo artist. The kiss ended four decades of speculation by fans, who often commented that Kitty seemed to have more than just a passing interest in some of her female teammates. Related: Will Colton Haynes play the gay Iceman in the upcomi...
Tags: Feature, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Lgbtq, Ellen Page, Kate, X-men, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Rachel, Kitty, Clermont, Kitty Pryde, Rachel Summers, Kitty Pride


Ex-WWE star says he didn’t really murder that gay man who he said he murdered

Former pro-wrestler Marty Jannetty is walking back that murder confession he made on Facebook last month. 60-year-old Jannetty made headlines when he admitted in a Facebook post to murdering a gay man while he was growing up in his native Columbus, Georgia. In his recollection, Jannetty explained that when he was 13 he worked at a bowling alley along the Chattahoochee River and would buy weed from a local gay man. AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inarticle1"); }); “I...
Tags: Facebook, Life, Lifestyle, Atlanta, Confession, Tsa, Homophobia, Hate Crime, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Wwe, Columbus Police Department, Columbus Georgia, Chattahoochee River, Marty Jannetty, Jannetty


Singer Bright Light Bright Light: “I’m not ‘body-appropriate’” for gay scene

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Bright Light Bright Light (@brightlightx2) on May 2, 2020 at 8:59am PDT In an interview in the October issue of Attitude magazine, dance artist Bright Light Bright Light, aka Rod Thomas, has spoken out about how he’s often not felt “cool enough” to feel comfortable in some queer spaces. Now a resident of New York City, the Welsh-born 37-year-old, who has su...
Tags: London, Entertainment, New York City, Lifestyle, Elton John, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Thomas, Body positivity, Rod Thomas, Jake Shears, Bright Light Bright Light, Elton John Cher


Jussie Smollett says there’s a silver lining to his story…somewhere

“It’s been frustrating, to say the least. It’s been beyond frustrating, because to be somebody that… speaks up for so much and speaks up about so many things, it’s been difficult to kind of be quiet – to not be able to say all the things you want to say, to yell from the rooftop, because I don’t think people realize that I’ve just been wrapped up in some form of a case for the last approaching two years. When I step back, I can see the way they served the narrative to the people: That it was ...
Tags: Entertainment, Lifestyle, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Jussie Smollett