Tag Archives: gay artists

Openly Gay Neon Trees Lead Singer Tyler Glenn Trashes His Mormon Upbringing In New Single [VIDEO]

Rolling Stone reports: For Neon Trees’ Tyler Glenn, his solo debut is as political as it is personal. Two years after the singer came out to Rolling Stone and declared himself equally proud of being both gay and a practicing Mormon, his song “Trash” and its accompanying video clearly denounce the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ restrictive, conservative ...

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George Takei To Bernie Backers: End This “Family Squabble” And Unite Behind Hillary Clinton [VIDEO]

Raw Story recaps the clip below: Actor and activist George Takei released a video on Wednesday on his Facebook page urging fellow supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to unite behind fellow Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. “Ultimately, we Democrats know that a bit of a tussle isn’t a bad thing — it makes us stronger. Keeps us sharp,” he ...

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Bob Mould – The End Of Things [VIDEO]

Legendary gay rocker Bob Mould appeared on Colbert last night to perform a track from his just-released 12th studio album, Patch The Sky. Watch below. Mould plays Webster Hall in Manhattan on Friday night.

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Good Morning Baltimore: Jennifer Hudson And Harvey Fierstein To Headline NBC’s Hairspray Live!

Via press release from NBC/Universal: Oscar, Golden Globe, SAG and Grammy Award-winner Jennifer Hudson and multiple Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein will headline the cast of NBC’s “Hairspray Live!,” the network’s next live Broadway musical holiday event following the phenomenal success of “The Wiz Live!” Also joining the creative team will be acclaimed television director Alex Rudzinski, who received extraordinary reviews ...

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Bob Mould – Hold On [VIDEO]

Bears and drag queens take center stage in the new Bob Mould video. Rolling Stone reviews: With Bob Mould embarking on a tour in support of his recently released LP Patch the Sky starting April 20th, the former Hüsker Dü rocker has unveiled the new video for his latest single “Hold On.” The video finds a downhearted Mould wandering around ...

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CALIFORNIA: Cyndi Lauper And Harvey Fierstein Get Adjacent Stars On Hollywood Walk Of Fame [VIDEO]

Variety reports: It’s hard to imagine a more simpatico creative pairing than Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein. Lauper, the award-winning (Grammy, Emmy and Tony) pop icon whose rainbow-colored hair and anthemic “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” single made her a hero among fiery female teens in the 1980s, has long established herself as a staunch humanitarian and leading advocate for ...

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Alex Newell & Nile Rodgers – Kill The Lights [VIDEO]

Glee star and budding dance diva Alex Newell is out with a scorching disco throwback track today. Kill The Lights features legendary producer Nile Rodgers on guitar and will debut on this weekend’s episode of HBO’s Vinyl as the show’s timeline moves into the disco era. This WILL get your weekend pumping. And yeah, shades of Sylvester here.

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Tegan And Sara – Boyfriend [AUDIO]

The new single from Canada’s best identical twin lesbian pop duo was released last night and it’s pretty great. Billboard reviews: The track’s a stadium-shaking hand-clapper from the twin duo’s forthcoming album, Love You to Death. Sara Quin spoke to DJ Matt Wilkinson about the song, explaining the story behind the song: Quin was stuck in a love triangle with ...

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Ellen Denounces Mississippi’s Hate Law [VIDEO]

Ellen DeGeneres has delivered a heartfelt, yet amusing reaction to Mississippi’s hate law. Watch below. An excerpt: So, if you don’t know, the Governor of the state signed a religious freedom bill, which might sound good because the word freedom is in it. But here’s what it means. Under the law, if you say for religious reasons you can ‘deny ...

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PWR BTTM Perform For NPR’s Tiny Desk Series [VIDEO]

Yesterday PWR BTTM, who I first mentioned here back in September, performed for NPR’s Tiny Desk concert series. I like these guys. Clip recap: It took only a few power chords, a sprinkle of glitter and the occasional jokey line — “We can do our makeup in the parking lot / We can get so famous that I might get ...

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Chita Rivera & More At Broadway Backwards [VIDEOS]

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS has posted some of the full performances from this year’s installment of Broadway Backwards, where men perform show tunes written for women and vice versa. Watch as Tony-winning legend Chita Rivera (she’s 83!) takes on All I Think About Is Love, from Chicago. Other highlights below include Jay Johnson’s Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend, from ...

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Pet Shop Boys – Burn [AUDIO]

It was 30 years ago this week that Pet Shop Boys released their first album, Please, which propelled their update of 1984’s West End Girls to the top position on pop charts worldwide. Yesterday the synthpop duo released their 13th full-length album, Super, which has already yielded the well-received single, The Pop Kids. All of the tracks from Super have ...

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At Carnegie Hall’s Bowie Tribute Concert [VIDEO]

Last night Debbie Harry, Cyndi Lauper, Ann Wilson, Michael Stipe, Rickie Lee Jones, Laurie Anderson, the Flaming Lips, and many others performed at Carnegie Hall’s tribute concert to David Bowie. Watch some fan-made performance clips below and see the set list.

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Alex Newell – Basically Over You [AUDIO]

As a break from today’s political hell, how about some big belting gay diva disco? Below is a JMG exclusive remix of the hot new track from Glee star Alex Newell, who is currently touring to support Adam Lambert. Newell’s EP Power is now available at iTunes and Amazon.

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Harvey Fierstein: Stop Protesting Donald Trump

“Watching our people protesting Trump today I have to say that I don’t understand what we’re doing. I understand that we must always speak out against intolerance and bigotry and anyone who would destroy American values to ensure their own profits but, at this moment…WHY ARE WE DOING THE REPUBLICANS’ JOB FOR THEM? “They created Trump. They earned him. As ...

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Tom Of Finland: The Coffee

From Finland’s national broadcaster: Preparing a cup of morning joe won’t be the same when the Robert Paulig Roastery launches its line of coffee products enclosed in packaging featuring the risqué figures created by Tom of Finland. The company released a press release in which it described Touko Laaksonen, also known as Tom of Finland, as one of the country’s ...

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Pet Shop Boys – The Pop Kids [REMIXES]

Last month Pet Shop Boys released The Pop Kids, the first single from their coming album Super, which drops on April 1st. Today we get a slew of The Pop Kids remixes, including takes from Israeli circuit DJ Offer Nissim and Detroit house kingpin Marc “MK” Kinchen. Listen below. The final clip is an extended version of the original single ...

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Clay Aiken: Trump Is Like Your Drunk Uncle [VIDEO]

Failed 2014 US House candidate Clay Aiken, who was also the runner-up on both American Idol and Celebrity Apprentice, appeared on Fox News today where he declared, “Donald Trump is like your drunk uncle. You love him, but you never know what he’s going to do.” His comments spawned an immediate Twitter backlash and above is his response. Aiken is ...

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Tom Goss – Son Of A Preacher Man [VIDEO]

JMG reader Tom Goss today sends us his latest, which is a somber cover of Dusty Springfield’s 1968 classic. The video is quite a production and I think you’ll really like this.

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Sacha Baron Cohen: I Quit The Freddie Mercury Biopic Because Queen Members Will Ruin The Film [VIDEO]

Sacha Baron Cohen appeared on Howard Stern’s show yesterday to explain that he quit the Freddie Mercury biopic because the surviving members of Queen plan to depict Mercury’s death at the movie’s halfway point and spend the rest of the film telling the story of the band struggling on. According to Cohen, nobody will be interested in that. From Stereogum: ...

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