Posts from December 27, 2012

Straight Actor Confronts Discomfort With Playing Gay

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In a piece that explores the darkest crevices of prejudice and ingrained discrimination, Nicholas Brown writes about his own discomfort playing gay for pay and being perceived as gay by strangers on the street. Here is an excerpt from the piece, publ…

Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1273

‘KEEP THE FIRE GOING': Barbara Walters gets bawdy with the Obamas. HEY LADIES!: Trailer for GIRLS season two. TORNADO!: Video footage of a tornado rolling through an Alabama Walgreens on Christmas Day. ALAN WATTS: Philosopher discusses what lif…

150 Game Changing Wins that Made 2012 the Gayest Year Ever

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A remarkably short four decades ago, the Stonewall Revolt of 1969 opened the flood gates for LGBT rights. The closet, so sturdy for so long, started being swept away in a rush of pride. Still, LGBT Americans lived in a culture of "tolerance,…