Entertainment :: Culture

Sergio Brilhante, left, and Jonathan Morrison

Same-Sex Dancers Decry Proposed UK Ballroom 'Ban'

By Sylvia Hui | Jul 11
It takes two to tango - but does a same-sex couple qualify?

Jessie Colter

Gay Porn Star Says Cop Called Him 'Queer,' Threatened Arrest Over Speedos

By Jason St. Amand | Jul 10
Gay porn star Jessie Colter claims he was kicked out of a water park in Louisville, Ky., Monday, called "queer" by a police officer and threatened with arrest all because he was wearing hot-red speedos.

John Amaechi, Diana Nyad, Fallon Fox

Class of 2014: John Amaechi, Diana Nyad, Among New Inductees to Gay & Lesbian Sports of Hall

By Sasha Razumikhin | Jul 10
Wade Davis, Fallon Fox, Nike Corp are all being inducted into the National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame, along with the entire 2014 class.

Social Etiquette Poll :: Online and Off

Jul 10
What is the worst way to break up with your significant other? A new 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll takes a look at etiquette questions in the Internet age. Mike Hogan, Vanity Fair’s digital director talks about the results.

Nash Grier

Teen Vine Superstar Nash Grier Apologized for Anti-Gay Video

By Jason St. Amand | Jul 9
Nash Grier, the 16-year-old social media sensation who has 8.7 million followers on the video app Vine, apologized quickly after he came under fire this week for a clip he posted where he used an anti-gay slur and implied only gay men are impacted by HIV.

’Sexy’ New Zealand Airline Safety Video Causes Stir

Jul 9
In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the "Sports Illustrated: Swimsuit Edition," Air New Zealand produced a safety video featuring models in bikinis. The video has gone viral on the Internet, but critics find it sexist. Gayle King reports.

Renee Fleming and Douglas Sills ’Living on Love’ in Williamstown

By Brian Scott Lipton | Jul 8
How can love survive? That timeless question will be asked once again in "Living on Love," Tony Award-winning playwright Joe DiPietro’s adaptation of Garson Kanin’s little-known 1985 play "Peccadillo," which will premiere at Williamstown.

Nash Grier

Teen Vine Superstar Comes Under Fire for Anti-Gay Vid

By Jason St. Amand | Jul 8
Vine superstar Nash Grier came under fire this week after posting a video clip of him yelling the word "fag," implying that only gay people need to worry about HIV-testing.

Viral :: Man Puts On Skin-Tight Pants with No Hands

Jul 7
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week’s best viral videos, including a lemon slicing aficionado, a weird optical illusion dance and a puppy who really wants to see a newborn baby. Plus, a Chinese comedian puts on skin-tight pants without using his hands.

History: These 10 Folks Were Executed For Being Gay

By Jason Parsley | Jul 6
Homosexuality was once considered a normal part of life - especially in ancient Greece. But in modern times gays and lesbians have had it rough.