Earlier today we reported that a bill seeking to prohibit cities in Arkansas from enacting LGBT non-discrimination ordinances is expected to go into effect tomorrow after Governor Asa … [Read more...] about Cher Throws Shade at Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson for Allowing Anti-LGBT Bill to Become Law
When I started writing Gay Iconography in late 2013, I hoped to explore why some celebrities and artists held mass appeal — not to be confused with universal appeal, mind you — within the gay … [Read more...] about Gay Iconography: What You Said In 2014
If there’s a case to be made for nurture versus nature, I’d have to cop to Pee-Wee’s Playhouse Christmas Special playing at least a small role in my personal little gay development. The primetime … [Read more...] about Gay Iconography: Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday Adventure
The Westboro Baptist Church has thrown down the gauntlet at Cher, announcing a May 31 picket at the Sprint Center, and released a typically hilarious press release. Enjoy the show. … [Read more...] about Westboro Baptist Church to Picket ‘That Bundle of Confusion Going by the Name Cher’
One attribute regularly associated with gay icons is an outsider status. Cher's hit "Half-Breed" tells one such story of a girl shunned by both her white and Native American … [Read more...] about Gay Iconography: What Is It About Cher?
This week, Justin Timberlake announced on his website that his 20/20 Experience World Tour is headed to Russia--St. Petersburg and Moscow, to be exact--in 2014, with tickets going on sale this … [Read more...] about Will Justin Timberlake Condemn Russia’s Anti-Gay Laws When He Performs There?