Posts tagged "homosexual"

6 Outdated Myths People Still Believe About Homosexuality

Only half a century ago, homosexuality was society's worst-kept secret -- everyone knew it existed, but you didn't see gay people on TV or movies, and you didn't talk about them at Thanksgiving dinner. Understandably, there were a lot of ridiculous misconceptions about the homosexual community back then, but today there shouldn't be any excuse…
By: Cracked / October 31, 2014

What Disney Movies Taught Me About Being Gay

Ursula from "The Little Mermaid" is almost certainly a lesbian, according to stand-up comic James Adomian, who lovingly refers to the iconic Disney diva in a recent viral bit as a “big dyke with a butch haircut.” Adomian, who is openly gay, doesn’t believe that Ursula deserves the negative treatment she…
By: Samantha Allen / September 28, 2014

Dallas Morning TV Host Storms Off Set In Protest Of Michael Sam Kiss

God, it was must be sooooo difficult being on the WRONG side of history. I almost -- almost, but not at all, really -- feel bad for Amy Kushnir, one of the hosts of Dallas's morning show "The Broadcast," who got into it with two of her fellow cohosts -- including the totally rad Courtney Kerr --…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 15, 2014

A Conversation Between Friends About The Term “Fag Hag”

The relationship between a gay man and his straight female friends is one that's shrouded in mystery, a magical friendship forged in a land where unicorns roam free, glitter rains from the heavens, and the cosmopolitans never stop coming. If you've watched enough TV in the past 20 years, the gay male-straight female friendhip ha…
By: Megan Reynolds & Greg Hastings / June 28, 2013

Today In WTF: Restaurant Owner Gives Lesbian Couple Anti-Gay Letter

Married couple Ariel and Shawnee McPhail recently enjoyed a meal at the Stingray Cafe in New Bern, North Carolina. After they settled the bill and were preparing to leave, cafe owner Ed McGovern handed the couple a letter explaining, basically, that God hates gays. The letter read in full: God said in the last days that ma…
By: Julie Gerstein / January 13, 2013

Straight Guy Lives Life As A Gay Man For A Year

Timothy Kurek grew up in a religiously conservative family, and was told that homosexuality was an abominable sin. He regularly counseled friends and families on how to approach homosexuality. "The loving thing to do is to tell my friend who is gay, 'Hey, listen, you are an abomination and you need to repent to go…
By: Julie Gerstein / October 15, 2012

Google Supports LGBT Community With “Legalize Love” Campaign

Google has launched a new campaign, Legalize Love, which hopes to end discrimination against homosexuals. At the Global LGBT Workplace Summit on Saturday in London, Google executive Mark Palmer-Edgecumbe introduced the campaign, sharing Google’s goals to “[develop] alliances with local companies and [support] grassroots organizing efforts in [other] countries.” The purpose of the campaign i…
By: Daley Quinn / July 9, 2012

What Bonobo Monkeys Can Teach Us About Lesbian Action

Apparently, neglected drunk chicks in skimpy dresses at nightclubs aren’t the only ones willing to engage in lesbian action for attention. Bonobo monkeys do it too! In a recent study, scientists found that female apes use homosexual sex to gain attention and social status. Supposedly, female Bonobos use vocalizations during girl-only sex to “reduce stre…
By: Tiffanie Drayton / March 18, 2012

The 5 Best And Worst Things About Going To Gay Bars With Your Boy Besties

I’ve been really fortunate to have found a wonderful handful of (gay) boy friends in my 28 years. They’re so supportive and confidence-boosting—at the same time they always keep it real with me. It goes without saying that the jokes and laughter never stop. We do dinner and movies on the regular and on those…
By: Kamilah Black / August 2, 2011

Johnny Weir Is Gay, But Isn’t Opposed To Marrying A Woman

"In a sexual way, I'm gay. But I would marry a woman tomorrow if it struck me. I don't think sex and relationships necessarily have to go together."-- Johnny Weir talks about his sexuality in his new memoir on what appears to be "Celebrities Talking About Maybe Being Gay Day." The flamboyant ice skater…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 6, 2011

Girl Talk: My Dad Is Gay

My dad is gay. It is usually after I have known you for a little while before I will say those words to you. Sometimes it’s our first long conversation, when people go through the whole “Where are you from; what do you do; where’d you grow up?” script that everyone in the world receive…
By: Emily Morris / August 19, 2010

How To Tell If Your Man Is Gay — Or Not

Hey laaaaaaaadiessssssss, wanna know how to tell if your husband/boyfriend is a homosexual? Christwire.org, a website which purports to provide "conservative values for an unsaved world," has a list of 15 signs your man is a friend of Dorothy's, "drawing on the expertise of spiritual and medical professionals." Here are the ones that…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 17, 2010

Quotable: Tom Hardy Has Done A Few Dudes

"As a boy? Of course I have. I'm an actor for f**k's sake. I've played with everything and everyone. I love the form and the physicality, but now that I'm in my thirties, it doesn't do it for me. I'm done experimenting..."-- Tom Hardy, some hottie from the movie "Inception," on having had sex with…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 29, 2010

Girl On Girl: Is Being Gay A Choice?

There is one central question underlying every debate about homosexuality going on in our country today: Is being gay a choice or is it innate? Is there a gay gene? Was I born a lesbian? These are things I think about all the time, but have shielded away from addressing. Why? Because my…
By: Nikki Dowling / July 22, 2010

One Of The Main Male Characters On “90210” Will Be Coming Out Of The Closet

Last season, "90210" teased us with a lesbian love plot between Jessica Lowndes and Rumer Willis for, oh, two episodes before Lowndes' character, Adrianna, went straight again. But now the show's producers say they want to "address the issue in a real and relatable way." Translation: one of the show's main male character…
By: Nikki Dowling / July 14, 2010

Girl On Girl: Why It Sucks To Have A Gay Crush On A Friend

Before I was in a relationship, I crushed on my female friends with alarming frequency. In high school, I got turned on when I slept in the same bed with my best friend who I had known since I was 2 years old. Obviously, I never told her this and, since we don't speak anymore,…
By: Nikki Dowling / July 8, 2010

Girl On Girl: The “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Repeal Has A Long Way To Go

Last week, the House voted 229 to 186 to repeal the controversial "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" military policy, which essentially bans gays and lesbians from coming out while in the armed services. I appreciate this gesture from the House but, to be honest, I'm not really impressed. While this vote gives the illusion of…
By: Nikki Dowling / June 3, 2010

Girl On Girl: There Is No Gay Community

First it was gay and lesbian, then it was gay, lesbian and bisexual. Then someone threw transgender in the mix. Somewhere along the line, it became OK to refer to gays as queers and now, they’ve decided it’s LGBTQIA. That’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and allies. The “gay community” today includes everyone who…
By: Nikki Dowling / May 20, 2010

Girl On Girl: Should I Care If My Sexuality Embarrasses Friends And Family?

Last weekend, my girlfriend and I went to a pub full of guys shooting pool and drinking beer. We were there to see her friend, Mike, a DJ. He's got a weekly gig at this place and, as he doesn't seem to get too many of them, it's pretty important that he keep it. I…
By: Nikki Dowling / May 6, 2010

Ricky Martin Finally Admits To Living The Gay Vida Loca

"I am proud to say that I am a fortunate homosexual man. I am very blessed to be who I am."-- Ricky Martin comes out of the closet in a message on his blog, confirming what, uh, everyone already knew, but hey -- we're proud of him anyway. Read the whole message here.
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 29, 2010
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