THIS WEEKEND’S BOX-OFFICE: 2/27/2014

The final day of February will see the release of a movie that will get me to blog about a movie worthy of my attention. Non-Stop is high on list, how about you?  Non-Stop PROS: – Liam Neeson’s reliability as an action draw at the box office. – The film’s strong Facebook and Flixster activity….

MICHAEL SAM MEETS THE PRESS, HANDLES THE GAY QUESTIONS LIKE A PRO

NFL prospect Michael Sam met the press on Sunday for the first time since coming out as gay, saying he wants to be known as “Michael Sam the football player, not Michael Sam the gay football player,” and by several accounts he handled the media with aplomb. Sam appeared at a press conference in Indianapolis…

FORBIDDEN FRUIT: THE ‘MAN PERIOD’ IS REAL

I knew what kind of day it was going to be when I could hear my roommate’s distinctive gravelly voice piercing through the walls of our apartment. I hadn’t slept much that night as it was, and it felt as if my snooze button expired every ten seconds instead of minutes. As I walked to…

RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE: SEASON 6, EPISODE 1 – RUPAUL’S BIG OPENING

“This program will be broadcast in HDS: High Definition Shade.” So said hostess with the mostess RuPaul, introducing the seven queens competing on Monday’s season 6 premiere, part one. Yep. You heard that right: Seven queens, part one. In an effort to shake it up like a stiff (no longer Absolut) cocktail, Ru changed the…

DESMOND TUTU PLEADS WITH UGANDAN PRESIDENT TO STRENGTHEN HUMAN RIGHTS

South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu today (23 February) pleaded with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni to use the debate on the controversial Anti-Homosexuality Bill as a ‘catalyst’ for improvements to human rights in the country. The 82-year-old anti-apartheid champion said improving other areas of law would provide families and children with more protection than criminalising ‘acts…

HOW TO AVOID CRUISING A STRAIGHT GUY AT THE GYM

There once was a time when you could be pretty certain if the guy you were checking out at the gym was gay. It was based off of telltale signs in his physical appearance, and of course, if eye contact was established, he was most likely cruising you. However, times have changed. Trendy workout gear…