GLBT

Robert De Niro Reflects On Late Father's Sexuality

May 28th, 2014 5:01pm EDT
Robert De Niro
Actor Robert De Niro has revealed that his artist father was gay in a new HBO documentary called, "Remembering the Artist: Robert De Niro, Sr.," and in a new interview with OUT magazine.

De Niro, who took it upon himself to preserve his abstract expressionist painter father's Soho, New York, studio, directed the documentary about his late father, who died of cancer in 1993.

The actor reads his father's personal journals in the film and reveals the elder De Niro's conflicts over coming to terms with his homosexuality.

"He probably was (conflicted about his sexuality), being from that gene...
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Send In The Clown-Lady Bunny's Got The Syndrome

May 27th, 2014 7:00am EDT
Lady Bunny
Starpulse.com columnist Jeza Belle caught up with Lady Bunny, the demented and enormously popular drag diva of Wigstock and "RuPaul's Drag U," where Bunny opened up about her latest cabaret show, her thoughts on policing words, and what makes a drag queen successful.

Tell our readers about your show, Clowns Syndrome, now playing in New York City?

It's every Tuesday night, through July, at La Escuelita in Times Square, NYC on 39th between 7th and 8th avenues. Most people think of La Escuelita as a 2am club for young butt-pirates of the Caribbean dancing to Reggaeton...and it is! They ...
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Get Tested, Get Photographed, Fight The Stigma: The HIV Equal Campaign

May 20th, 2014 7:00am EDT
Get Tested, Get Photographed, Fight The Stigma: The HIV Equal Ca
Starpulse.com columnist Jeza Belle sat down with celebrity photographer Thomas Evans to find out about HIV Equal, the HIV awareness campaign Thomas is helping to spearhead.

Tell our readers about the campaign and what it entails?

HIV Equal is a multi-media campaign that is centered on the importance of HIV testing and awareness. Everyone has a status and HIV Equal is all about knowing your status. Our campaign hosts events all over the United States, and we have even been to Zimbabwe in Africa, where we offer people a free 100 percent confidential HIV test. As part of the initiative I ...
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Kit Williamson 'Mad Men' Star Promotion For His Acclaimed LGBT Dark Comedy Series, 'Eastsiders'

May 8th, 2014 6:45am EDT
Kit Williamson
Kit Williamson, Mad Men star and creator, writer, director, Eastsiders is honoring -Five Dollar Friday May 9th. They will be having a drag name competition. If you donate $5 or more to the EastSiders Kickstarter campaign TODAY ONLY you can enter a drag name for Willam Belli's character Douglas' drag persona! If you've already donated, just up your pledge by $5 today and you can submit to the competition! We will put the top 5 drag names up to a public vote! www.tinyurl.com/eastsiders
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Ellen Page: 'I Expected So Much More Hate' For Coming Out

April 30th, 2014 5:00pm EDT
Ellen Page
Ellen Page is thrilled she didn't receive much flak for coming out during a speech in February.

The actress announced she was a lesbian at the Time to Thrive conference, saying she was tired of hiding. "I'm here today because I'm gay. And because maybe I can make a difference - to help others have an easier and more hopeful time," she told the audience.

Now it appears Page had a fairly easy time herself. She told Flare magazine, "I expected so much more hate. It was just remarkably positive, which is beautiful, because it’s indicative of the change that’s happening."

Page also revealed s...
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Cameron Diaz Admits To Lesbian Encounter

April 30th, 2014 11:00am EDT
Cameron Diaz Kate Upton & Leslie Mann
Cameron Diaz is the latest actress to reveal she's had a lesbian encounter, but she was tight lipped about the details.

She recently told U.K. Glamour she believes "all women have been sexually attracted to another woman at some point." On Monday, TV host Andy Cohen asked the actress about the quote when she appeared on "Watch What Happens Live."

"Have you ever been with a lady?" Cohen asked, to which Diaz, 41, responded, "Yes, I have been with a lady. Yeah."

Cohen pressed, "More than once?"

"You didn't ask explicitly how I was with a lady, but I have been with a lady," she clarified.

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A Chat With 'Mad Men' Star Kit Williamson

April 14th, 2014 11:33am EDT
Kit Williamson
Kit Williamson is best known as Ed Gifford on the award-winning Mad Men. He also has a hit show of his own, Eastsiders. He is busy not only with acting but with writing, producing, directing and going to graduate school at UCLA. Yet, he still had time to speak with me.

How do you feel about Mad Men’s final season?

I am so honored to be a part this show. The world is so thoroughly, incredibly realized. It's funny, because while everyone on set is very serious about the work they are doing, it's not like there is this looming gravitas or anything. Nobody walks around like they're making...
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Fans Are Angry After Jessie J Admits Bisexuality Was A 'Phase'

April 8th, 2014 3:00pm EDT
Fans Are Angry After Jessie J Admits Bisexuality Was A 'Phase'
After admitting that her love for women was just a phase, fans are wondering if singer Jessie J's stint as a bisexual was just a publicity stunt so she would sell more albums.

The British star recently confessed that she's solely dating men again after going through a "phase" dating women. She posted on Twitter on Monday: "I only fancy/date/love men and only men. Is that 'straight to the point' enough?"

The backlash over her admission was immediate, forcing the star to clarify her feelings in a lengthy follow-up post on the website.

She explained: "The hate on my TL (timeline) is uncalle...
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Cameron Diaz Believes All Women Have Lesbian Tendencies

March 28th, 2014 6:00pm EDT
Cameron Diaz Believes All Women Have Lesbian Tendencies
Cameron Diaz admits that she sometimes finds women attractive in a sexual way. The actress, 41, told Glamour magazine that she thinks it's "natural" to appreciate the "beauty" of other women and to occasionally feel some form of sexual desire towards them.

She said: "I think women are beautiful - absolutely beautiful. And I think that all women have been sexually attracted to another woman at some point. It's natural to have a connectivity and an appreciation for the beauty of other women."

Diaz previously dated celebrities including Justin Timberlake and Jared Leto.

She stars in the upc...
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Neon Trees Singer Tyler Glenn, A Mormon, Comes Out As Gay

March 25th, 2014 8:34am EDT
Tyler Glenn
Neon Trees frontman and Mormon Tyler Glenn has revealed he's gay. The singer, 30, came out to friends, family, and his fellow bandmembers in October and is now letting fans know about his sexuality.

He told RollingStone.com: "I've always felt like I'm an open book, and yet obviously I haven't been, completely. I had my crushes on guys throughout high school, but it was never an overwhelming thing until my 20s. Then I'd be dating girls and in love with my straight friend and it was the worst feeling in the world."

The singer says gay, professional athletes such as college football player M...
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