Posts from August 23, 2014

Gay Iconography: Sci-Fi Superheroics From John Barrowman

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It's rare to find an LGBT protagonist at the heart of a successful science-fiction story. Rarer still to find one played by an openly gay actor. That's not the only thing special about John Barrowman and his portrayal of Torchwood's…

Sam Smith Facing Backlash Over His Dismissal of Grindr, Tinder

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Since coming out as gay earlier this year Sam Smith has stepped into the cultural spotlight for reasons other than his singing voice. Smith, 22, made a name for himself channeling memories of unrequited loved into his debut album In The Lonely Hour,…