Sitting Down with Project Runway‘s Jeremy Brandrick

Jeremy Brandrick was a fan and cast favorite on Season 12 of Project Runway with his quick wit, kind nature, sass, talent, and classic style. When the career designer was eliminated in episode nine, the outcry from fans was enormous. Post-PR, Brandwick is working on a new menswear line and living in Chelsea with his partner and two small children. GTSA caught up with Brandrick at his home in Chelsea to talk fashion, reality TV, and life after Project Runway.

AMBER VAN NATTEN– NOV 11, 2014

BOOK REVIEW: Avery Paul’s Goldenrod and Tomorrow Always Comes

In Goldenrod and Tomorrow Always Comes, Avery Paul targets a new corner of the market with protagonist Finn Greystroke, a gay James Bond if you will. I’ve always been a fan of the Bond franchise and of the iconic Ian Fleming novels from which they stemmed. I’m anxiously awaiting the next installment with the sexy Daniel Craig. That alone is what eventually made me crack and sit down to read these after my last review, but I was actually pleasantly surprised after finishing reading both of them.

KYLE COPELAND — NOV 11, 2014

 OUAT Recap: The Snow Queen

This week on Once Upon a Time, we find out exactly how The Snow Queen became a “villain.” The episode opens with Ingrid, Helga and Gerda flying a kite they found. When they find the kite’s owner, he attempts to kidnap them for ransom. This is when Ingrid discovers her power.

GTSA — NOV 10, 2014

 Can ANTM‘s Will Jardell Pirouette His Way to the Top?

Can America’s Next Top Model be a guy? That’s the question viewers have been asking since ANTMintroduced male contestants in Cycle 20. The answer to this question just might be found in current contestant Will Jardell.

DAVE FUMAROLA — NOV 4, 2014

Discovery Life Launching Transgender Docu-series

A docu-series about transgender friends is coming to The Discovery Life Channel. Those Girls focuses on four pairs of couples and friends living in Kansas City, MO. It marks the first original series for the newly rebranded network, as first reported by The Wrap.

DAVE FUMAROLA — NOV 4, 2014

BOOK REVIEW: Kindle Alexander’s Double Full

Browsing the Kindle store, my attention is immediately stolen by a strapping photo of a hunk in football gear. On a sheer whim, I hit the purchase button. Double Full is the first book in a series by Author Kindle Alexander that chronicles the relationship of its main characters, Colton and Jace. Things literally start off with a bang, the first scene naturally depicting a passionate encounter in the locker room.

KYLE COPELAND — NOV 4, 2014

10 Creepy Queer Shows for Halloween

Homoerotic horror has been around for ages and there are countless lists ranking gay horror classics like The Haunting and The Hunger. We thought we would do something a little different to celebrate many a queer’s favorite holiday. Since most quality entertainment can be found on television these days, we decided to give you a list of spooky television shows with LGBTQ characters.

DAVE FUMAROLA — OCT 20, 2014

OITNB Writer Leaves Husband for Poussey

Lauren Morelli, one of the head writers for Orange is the New Black, has filed a joint petition for divorce with her husband of two years, Steve Basilone.  TMZ reports the reason for the divorce is Morelli’s realization of her sexuality. Morelli began working on Orange is the New Black five months after her wedding and it was through writing Piper’s journey that she began to realize her own feelings.

DAVE FUMAROLA — SEPT 13, 2014

HBO Breaks Up with Ryan Murphy’s Lesbian Drama

Despite the critical success of The Normal Heart, Ryan Murphy’s last collaboration with HBO, the premium network has decided not to move forward with Murphy’s new series. Open was described as “a multicharacter exploration of the complex, ever evolving landscape of sexuality, monogamy and intimacy in relationships.”

DAVE FUMAROLA — SEPT 12, 2014

Gillian Anderson to Devour Hannibal

It was announced yesterday that the immensely talented and disarmingly gorgeous Gillian Anderson will be returning to Hannibal for its third season, this time as a series regular. Anderson, who is openly bisexual, recurred in the first two seasons of the NBC thriller as Bedelia du Maurier, Hannibal Lecter’s shrink.

GTSA — SEPT 12, 2014

Rosie’s Fierce Return

Rosie O’Donnell is looking fierce on the cover of Variety. The article details her coming return to long-running talk show The View. Has anyone bothered watching the show since she left? We here at GTSA can’t wait to see her back on Daytime TV. The only downside is Elisabitch is no longer present to have her face ripped off by the outspoken comedienne.

 

GTSA — SEPT 11, 2014

Juno Ellen Page is Gay?

Roll out the red carpet – Ellen Page officially came out as a lesbian yesterday at an LGBT conference in Las Vegas. Page was speaking at the Human Rights Campaign’s Time to THRIVE event, which promotes the welfare of LGBT youth, at Bally’s Hotel and Casino when she made the not-so-surprising announcement.

DAVE FUMAROLA — FEB 15, 2014

Katherine Heigl Turns to Crowd Funding to Finish Lesbian Film

After the tremendous success Rob Thomas and Kristen Bell had with Veronica Mars (and to a lesser and more annoying extent, Zach Braff with his pet project), Katherine Heigl is the latest celebrity to turn to crowd funding to help finance a film. The campaign began on indiegogo on Tuesday and will continue until March 28th.

DAVE FUMAROLA — FEB 13, 2014

BREAKING: SEC Defensive Player of the Year Comes Out, Could Be First Out NFL’er

All-American defensive lineman and 2013 SEC Defensive Player of the Year Michael Sam came out to ESPN’s Outside the Lines Sunday evening. Sam, who has been out to his teammates and coaches at Missouri since August, stands to become the first out gay NFL player when he enters the draft this year.

KATIE REITER — FEB 9, 2014

TV’s 8 Most Unintentionally Gay Shows

Thanks to shows like Queer as FolkThe L WordModern Family and Glee, gay characters are not terribly difficult to find when you turn on the television. It’s great to see more diversity on T.V., but what about all of those shows that are unintentionally gay?

DAVE FUMAROLA & KATIE REITER — FEB 7, 2014

Derek Hough and Mark Ballas Buy Home in Hollywood Hills

Dancing with the Stars regulars Derek Hough and Mark Ballas have just purchased $1.275 million home together in the Hollywood Hills, as originally reported by TMZ. The house features a huge walk-in closet, numerous skylights and a luxurious master bath with his and his sinks.

DAVE FUMAROLA — FEB 7, 2014

RUMOR: Logo to Relaunch, Rebrand with Straight Women in Mind

Logo is planning to relaunch in an effort to broaden its reach, according to a source close to the network. The goal is to attract more straight women, a move considered puzzling by lesbians. Viewers can expect the new network to look a little more like Bravo, but gayer. New content is currently in production, with casting calls out for both gay and straight talking heads. The date of the relaunch is unknown.

YOUR HEAD DYKE IN CHARGE — FEB 4, 2014

Shakira and Rihanna Release Steamy Music Video

The video has dropped for Shakira and Rihanna’s duet, “Can’t Remember to Forget You.” The video is relatively simple. In it, Rihanna and Shakira, both scantily clad, hang out in a mansion and lounge by the pool at night. Oh, and there’s a lot of groping going on.

DAVE FUMAROLA — JAN 31, 2014

BOOK REVIEW: David Levithan’s Two Boys Kissing

The title doesn’t leave much to the imagination and you get exactly what it promises. The story based on true events tells of two teens that set out to break the world record for the longest kiss, a 32-hour-long marathon. Meanwhile, other couples deal with topics of coming out, gender identity, and falling into the never ending line of hook up websites.

KYLE COPELAND — JAN 30, 2014

Could the Next Supreme Be a Lesbian?

The finale of American Horror Story: Coven airs tonight on FX and the question everyone is asking is “who is the next supreme?” No, not a member of the singing trio that launched Diana Ross, but the head witch of the coven based in New Orleans. The third season of AHS has had the highest ratings yet and viewers are sure to flock in numbers to see the epic conclusion.

DAVE FUMAROLA — JAN 29, 2014

Disney Channel Introduces First-Ever Lesbian Couple

The Disney Channel just got a little bit gayer. This past Sunday, the channel introduced its first-ever lesbian couple in this past Sunday’s episode of Good Luck Charlie.

“This particular storyline was developed under the consultancy of child development experts and community advisors,” a spokesperson for Disney Channel told TV Guide. “Like all Disney Channel programming, it was developed to be relevant to kids and families around the world and to reflect themes of diversity and inclusiveness.”

DAVE FUMAROLA — JAN 28, 2014

Goldie Hawn Apologizes for Photo With Anti-Gay Nigerian President

Actress Goldie Hawn sparked controversy when she tweeted a photo of herself with Goodluck Jonathan, the president of Nigeria who is responsible for an onslaught of new anti-gay laws. The caption with the photo stated “Met the wonderful President of Nigeria.” Hawn sat down with HuffPost Live at Davos on Saturday to clear up the debacle.

DAVE FUMAROLA — JAN 26, 2014

Sarah Paulson Cast in Todd Haynes’ Carol

Sarah Paulson has just signed on to star in Carol, directed by Todd Haynes and based on Patricia Highsmith’s novel, The Price of Salt. Carol is set in 1950s New York and tells the story of an ambitious department-store clerk who falls in love with an older, married woman (the great Cate Blanchett). Todd Haynes is no stranger to gay characters, having previously helmed the fantastic Velvet Goldmine. Paulson will portray the role of Abby, Blanchett’s close friend and former lover, as originally reported in Variety.

DAVE FUMAROLA — JAN 22, 2014

Looking for Sex? That’s About All You’ll Find

As a gay viewer watching a gay television show, there’s a strange feeling that you should like the material even if it’s “just okay”. When you consider the importance of shows like Queer as Folk and The L Word, it has little to do with the quality of the programs and more with the content. You accept that these shows are great because you feel the need to appreciate their existence in a sea of heterosexual stories. This seems to also be the case for HBO’s Looking.

DAVE FUMAROLA– JAN 20, 2014

Steamy 2014 Orthodox Calendar Creatively Protests Russian Church’s Gay Marriage Stance (NSFW)

This sexy Orthodox Calendar features naughty pictures of gay men with religious imagery and was released by a group of Eastern Orthodox Christians  in protest of Russia’s anti-gay laws. An anonymous group of six people from countries that were once part of the Soviet Union are responsible for the calendar made up of illustrations by Hungarian artist Tienne.

YOUR HEAD FAG IN CHARGE — JAN 17, 2014

Straight Actors Grab Their Gay Golden Globes

If you happened to catch the 71st Golden Globe Awards you witnessed quite the spectacle. I’m not talking about Jacqueline Bisset’s incoherent rambling or the stunning Jennifer Lawrence winning another award on her way to cementing her status as Queen of the World. While there are usually a couple titles that sweep the awards show, this year it wasn’t the case. The only noticeable trend on last night’s awards show was the tendency to hand awards out to straight actors who were nominated for playing gay characters.

YOUR HEAD FAG IN CHARGE — JAN 13, 2014

Scouting Aaron Rodgers’ Next Beard: GTSA’s Pre-Draft Odds and Analysis

Now that he’s officially denied any homo-status, Aaron Rodgers needs to start scouting for a beard. With the first round of the play-offs right around the corner, GTSA has done the legwork for him. Before you throw your money away taking Carrie Underwood in the office pool, do yourself a favor and check out GTSA’s pre-draft odds and analysis below.

YOUR HEAD DYKE IN CHARGE — JAN 1, 2014

Miley’s Girl on Girl Fun

There’s been quite a bit of buzz on the Internet over the below video of Miley Cyrus grinding and making out with one of Britney Spears’ backup dancers. The video depicts Miley dancing with the young woman during Britney’s performance of “Get Naked (I Got a Plan)” from the opening night of Piece of Me, her new Las Vegas show at Planet Hollywood.

YOUR HEAD FAG IN CHARGE — DEC 30, 2013

Dumbledore: The Unsung Gay Hero of Harry Potter

Dumbledore, of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter, is quite the man of mystery. Little was said about Dumbledore’s private life in her seven magical books. Rowling left us “potterheads” filled with curiosity about everyone’s favorite headmaster.

ELLE GATEAU — DEC 26, 2013

Top Ten Gay-Playing Actors We Wish Weren’t So Straight

MSDBRHE EC005Nothing is hotter than a hunky heterosexual man comfortable enough with his own masculinity to portray gay characters for all to see. Since women can’t have all the fun, we’ve ranked the top 10 actors we wish would switch teams, like some of the characters they’ve portrayed.

YOUR HEAD FAG IN CHARGE — DEC 18, 2013

Matt GAYmon Leads Your 2013 Queer Film Roundup

Behind the CandelabraHappy holidays, readers, or, as I call it, happy week-off-to-prep-for-Oscar-season. The pool of films released in 2013 included several LGBT themes, characters, and stories, from Adèle Exarchopolous and Lea Seydoux’s heartrending and scandalous Blue Is The Warmest Colour to David Sedaris’s semi-autobiographical C.O.G.

MISS FEMMEMORANDUM — DEC 16, 2013

Top Ten Gay-Playing Actresses We Wish Weren’t So Straight

Number10Lesbian and bi characters are few and far between in film and television. There are even fewer successful lesbian actresses than there are parts. We’ve taken it upon ourselves to rank the top ten actresses who’ve played gay that we wish really were gay.

YOUR HEAD FAG IN CHARGE — DEC 16, 2013

Internet Famous: Best GayTubers 2013

GayTubeHolidays got you down? Maybe the snow has your seasonal affective disorder in full swing? In your time of need, the internet is the perfect place to turn for LGBT entertainment and support. When you can’t spend any more time with your relatives, spend some time with our favorite GayTubers instead.

ELLE GATEAU — DEC 15, 2013

The Secret Life of Gaybraham Lincoln

Lincoln RainbowFour score and seven years ago our president was a homosexual. That’s right! You may be surprised to find that Abraham Lincoln had another, gayer side to him. Lincoln’s stepmother is quoted saying that he, “never took much interest in the girls.”

ELLE GATEAU — DEC 12, 2013

Catching Up with Top Model’s Cory Wade Hindorff

Photo by Garrett Matthew Hey may not be America’s Next Top Model, but Cory Wade Hindorff won the hearts of millions, including his fellow cast members, when he appeared on Cycle 20 of the long-running modeling competition.

YOUR HEAD FAG IN CHARGE — DEC 9, 2013

The Hunger Games or Just The Hunger? Katniss Gets Straight-Washed

katniss 2 By now, almost everyone in the world is familiar with The Hunger Games, the trilogy that tells of a love triangle in a dystopian future. Between the hugely successful films and the myriad amount of merchandise depicting the well-known characters, The Hunger Games is in everyone’s faces. There’s only one problem – what the public is being fed is a straight-washed version of the original novels.

DAVE FUMAROLA — DEC 2, 2013

Review: ANTM Champ Stars in Ashley, Takes Strange, Erotic Journey from Milan to Minsk

Ashley posterWhen I first heard that Nicole Fox, winner of America’s Next Top Model: Special Olympics Petite Cycle, was starring in a movie as a lesbian, I was psyched at the marriage of two of my favorite things. TyTyBaby Productions and gay media, I’m a whore for you both. I would have watched this movie for either one of these things, so I had high hopes for some sort of “sum greater than the parts” magic. I’m sad to report that this was not the case.

YOUR HEAD DYKE IN CHARGE — DEC 2, 2013

Look Who’s Coming Out: Maria Bello Wants You to Know She Loves a Lady

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You may know Maria Bello as the brazen Lil from Coyote Ugly, the ill-fated ex-wife of Johnny Depp in Secret Window, or the unfortunate spouse of Kevin James in the Grown Ups films. However you know her, there’s something else she’d like you to know – she’s also in a lesbian relationship.

YOUR HEAD FAG IN CHARGE — DEC 1, 2013

Orgasm Wars: America: EXTREME Edition

The Japanese aren’t the only ones who like orgasms. That’s all I can think when I watch a recent video that’s been circulating the Internet. The clip is of a gay man attempting to make a straight porn star blow a load before the clock runs out on a Japanese game show called Orgasm Wars.

YOUR HEAD FAG IN CHARGE — NOV 22, 2013

America’s First Gay President (That We Know Of)

BUCHANANNo, I’m not referring to some promising up and coming politician. Sorry to disappoint, but Hillary is probably the closest you’ll get to a lesbian in the next presidential race. And no, I’m not talking about those scandalous gay rumors surrounding Abe Lincoln. Let’s go one stop further back in time on the presidential subway train.

YOUR HEAD FAG IN CHARGE — NOV 21, 2013

I Have a Big Lesbian Crush On You: Dusty Springfield

dustyspringfieldI have a big lesbian crush on you, Dusty Springfield. And not just because you’re a pretty lady with a sexy voice. I have a big lesbian crush on you, Dusty Springfield, because when you were still alive, you might have returned that crush. It’s time to take a trip back into the annals of queer history and revisit the works of a presumed-straight lady-lovin’ lady.

YOUR HEAD DYKE IN CHARGE — NOV 15, 2013

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