Wow: Lenny Kravitz, wearing leather pants and no underwear (minus a cock ring), squatted down in concert and torn out his pants, in the process revealing his entire penis. This is real. No need to visit Snopes.
I've already seen some commenters sniffing at how unimpressive the dick is. I mean, really? (1) It looks fucking good to me; (2) as good as it looks, they also grow; (3) you should be so lucky as to be granted access to Lenny Kravitz's dick; and (4) must we try to make ourselves feel better by putting down every dick ever flashed by a celebrity? We get it—you've seen bigger.
Full, uncensored pic after the jump ...
The new trailer for Stonewall, Roland Emmerich's vision of the riots that kicked off the modern LGBT movement, is here, is queer, get used to it ...
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After much speculation as to who will be included in the first Republican presidential primary debate, FOX News announced the line-up Tuesday.
“[H]ere’s who qualified: Donald Trump; former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush; Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker; former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee; retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson; Texas Sen. Ted Cruz; Florida Sen. Marco Rubio; Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul; New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie; and Ohio Gov. John Kasich.
The roster of 10 candidates was determined based on an average of the five most recent national polls. Trump as expected made the cut, as did Bush and Walker, who have each posted strong numbers in recent surveys.
The drama, rather, was at the edge of the top 10. Christie and Kasich, who were hovering by that edge in recent polling, were able to qualify.
Left out of the debate will be Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, Bobby Jindal, Carly Fiorina, Lindsey Graham, George Pataki, and Jim Gilmore.
The debate will be hosted this Thursday in Cleveland, Ohio.
FOX News drew heavy criticism on the left and the right for using national polling data to determine which 10 candidates out of the 17 major announced contenders to include on the debate stage. In particular, critics have argued that using polls usurps the primary system and does not even accurately indicate where candidates stand nationally given that most candidates are polling within the margin of error.
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Actor Kevin Bacon is taking Hollywood to task for the gender gap in on-screen nudity.
In a new video posted Tuesday, the man who is only six degrees away from any Hollywood star demanded that the entertainment industry let actors ‘free their bacon,’ by which he means show their ‘weiner, balls and butt.’
“In so many films and TV shows we see gratuitous female nudity, and that’s not OK… It’s OK, but it’s not fair to actresses and it’s not fair to actors because we want to be naked, too.”
He might want to add in that it’s not fair to gay audiences either.
Bacon then went on to name names. We’re looking at you, Game of Thrones:
“You got three sex scenes an episode, how hard would it be to just show one or two weiners every couple of minutes? This is an issue of gender equality. Let me be on the show. Come on, I’ll play a naked wizard or something.”
Do you want Hollywood to #FreeTheBacon?
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The latest swell in the recent wave of Brazilian gay cinema (Futuro Beach, The Way He Looks), the atmospheric coming-of-age drama Seashore (Beira-mar) debuts today on DVD and digital. This semi-autobiographical tale from Brazilian co-directors Filipe Matzembacher and Marcio Reolon stars Mateus Almada as the bi-curious Martin and Mauricio Barcellos as openly gay Tomaz. The film’s languorous plot unfolds as the two teens embark on a road trip and then grapple with their sexuality against the backdrop of the Brazilian seashore.
Seashore premiered in February at the Berlin Film Festival where Variety compared the film’s lingering and “lustful” cinematic gaze to that of Gus Van Sant and Larry Clark and the filmmakers were heard to explain to the press that the blue hair of the lead character had no relationship to the 2013 French lesbian teen romance, Blue is the Warmest Color (apparently Seashore was shot many months prior).
Check out the trailer above.
A few weeks ago we saw initial stills from Roland Emmerich’s upcoming film Stonewall, and today the trailer was released.
Since New York’s Greenwich Village has changed considerably in the four-plus decades since queer people fought back against police brutality, Emmerich’s film was shot on elaborately-detailed sound stages in Montreal. With a screenplay by Jon Robin Baitz, known for many acclaimed plays and TV series such as Brothers and Sisters, the movie titled simply Stonewall chronicles:
a fictional young man caught up during the 1969 Stonewall riots. Danny Winters (Jeremy Irvine) is forced to leave behind friends and loved ones when he is kicked out of his parent’s home and flees to New York. Alone in Greenwich Village, homeless and destitute, he befriends a group of street kids who soon introduce him to the local watering hole The Stonewall Inn; however, this shady, mafia-run club is far from a safe-haven. As Danny and his friends experience discrimination, endure atrocities and are repeatedly harassed by the police, we see a rage begin to build. This emotion runs through Danny and the entire community of young gays, lesbians and drag queens who populate the Stonewall Inn and erupts in a storm of anger. With the toss of a single brick, a riot ensues and a crusade for equality is born.
The movie, which will be in theaters September 25, also stars Jonny Beauchamp, Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Ron Perlman.
In a new interview, famed Olympic gold medal-winning diver Greg Louganis talks about homophobia, living with HIV, his new role as a mentor for Olympic hopefuls, and his new documentary, Back on Board: Greg Louganis.
Of his experience being an openly gay athlete, Louganis told GLAAD’s Claire Pires:
“It was challenging because the diving team, it’s a small group, I mean it’s a small team, and so, it was an issue. You know? ‘Who’s going to room with the f-g?’ And so, I wasn’t invited into those meetings but, often times, there was one person on the team that was secure enough in their own sexual identity that they would room with me, and they’d say, ‘Oh please. I’ll room with him.'”
Louganis, who is HIV positive, also talks about how he couldn’t reveal his status when he travelled to the Seoul Olympics, saying,
“I was diagnosed HIV positive in 1988, six months prior to the Olympic games. And, had anybody known my HIV status in 1988, I wouldn’t have been allowed into the country to compete in that Olympic games.”
On living with HIV, Louganis lauded the advancements in HIV treatment he has seen during his lifetime but urges youth not to not become complacent about the disease:
“I never dreamed that I would live this long period, but a cure. That’s the true goal. You know? To find a cure. And the good news is, there’s medications out there, but the bad news is, a lot of young people think that, ‘Oh, it’s a manageable disease ’ Yeah, there’s treatment options and the treatment options are much more palatable than they used to be, but I wouldn’t wish my drug regimen on anyone.”
Watch the full interview below.
Back on Board airs tonight at 10PM Eastern on HBO.
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Here's a better idea: Stop putting non violent offenders in jails that are run by the private sector to make money.
Same-sex couples across the Philippines went to their local civil registries Monday to apply for marriage licenses, but were roundly rebuffed by local officials because the country’s civil code bans same-sex marriage.
One activist who sought to get a marriage license says that even though he knew he would be denied, he felt it important to force officials to reject him in order to bring attention and ‘bolster’ a case before the country’s Supreme Court that challenges the constitutionality of the marriage ban.
“We really felt we were rejected. It’s painful to be rejected by your own city hall,” said Crescencio Agbayani Jr., founding pastor of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Straight (LGBTS) Christian Church Inc.
Agbayani had applied for a marriage license for him and his partner for 10 years, Marlon Felipe, at the Quezon City hall, but weren’t entertained, as the government staff told him that under the law, marriage could only be between a man and a woman.
Although Agabayani had expected the rejection, he explained that the “injury” of the experience would bolster the certiorari petition he and other LGBT members would file in the Supreme Court, questioning the prohibition on same-sex marriages.
“I’m not blaming the civil registry or the city government. It’s the law that doesn’t recognize us,” Agbayani said.
“This is not an issue of religion but of equal protection. We’re also taxpayers, a part of society that needs to be recognized,” Agbayani said.
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I do recall '80s pop tart Marilyn -- ne(e) Peter Robinson -- giving an interview to the tabloids about his long-ago affair with Gavin Rossdale. But I'm a little surprised -- or should I say skeptical -- that that could be what destroyed the Bush man's marriage to Gwen Stefani. Perhaps Gavin's bisexuality in general was a factor, but a desperate phone call seems highly unlikely to me. Still ...
Gwen Stefani could never shake her fears that Gavin Rossdale cheated. But were her suspicions justified? RadarOnline.com can exclusively reveal that Rossdale did reach out to a former lover in the weeks before their divorce: cross-dressing pop singer Marilyn! “I spoke to him a couple weeks ago, ” Marilyn, born Peter Robinson, told Radar in an exclusive interview. “He called me.” According to Marilyn, Rossdale unleashed an emotional hour-long monologue about how his former lover was responsible for the breakdown of his marriage to Stefani. Marilyn claimed he ranted about, “the way everything is my fault” in an conversation that quickly became heated. “Because I did an interview [about the affair] … and everything from then on is all my fault.” “And I’m listening to all this. He said ‘You’re getting all worked up,’ and I said ‘Out of two of us, who’s the one screaming?’ He went on and on.” But eventually, “He did calm down and caught himself,” Marilyn said. Rossdale initially denied his affair with Marilyn when he first came forward in 2009, but the Bush frontman admitted two years later that the couple had shared a sexual relationship in the early 1980s. That inability to accept his past, according to the pop star, doomed his marriage to Stefani. “Gwen wants him to be something he’s not, and he wants to be something he’s not,” said Marilyn. “That’s my interpretation.” “I’m very sad for all parties involved, mostly the children.”Thoughts?
Superhero show Arrow will feature DC Comics’ first African-American gay superhero, Mr. Terrific, in its 4th season.
Actor Echo Kellum will take on the role of Terrific, aka Curtis Holt.
Curtis is described as a technological savant and inventor who works at Palmer Technologies under the supervision of Felicity Smoak (Emily Bett Rickards). As revealed at Comic-Con, Curtis will also be a friend to Felicity, and the show’s first openly gay character. […]
In the comics, Mr. Terrific is Michael Holt, a self-made billionaire and Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete with genius intellect who becomes a superhero after the death of his wife and unborn child, later going on to lead the Justice Society of America.
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