Gay Artists

TRAILER: Gaycation

Via press release: VICELAND, VICE’s new TV network, launched the first trailer for GAYCATION, a brand new series hosted by Ellen Page and Ian Daniel. Ellen and her best friend Ian set off on a personal journey to explore LGBTQ cultures around the world. From Japan to Brazil, Jamaica to America, they discover the multiplicity of LGBTQ experiences, meeting amazing …

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29 Birthday Death Drops [VIDEO]

JMG reader Alan points us to this bit of silliness on Logo’s NewNowNext: Kinky Boots actor Juan Torres-Falcon wanted to spend his 29th birthday in style. To do that, he made the sensible decision to sashay around Manhattan performing a death drop for every year he’s been alive. From death dropping into a damn Christmas tree declaring “Christmas is over, …

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Shamir – Hungry Like The Wolf [AUDIO]

Gay favorite Shamir will join Duran Duran on their North American tour. Stereogum reviews his lovely take on their classic 1982 US breakout hit: We already know that he’ll be playing festivals like Coachella, Sasquatch, and Bonnaroo, and now it looks like he’ll spend his spring opening for ’80s new wave gods Duran Duran on a North American tour. To …

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Pet Shop Boys – Inner Sanctum [AUDIO]

Squee! Via Digital Spy: The only thing bigger than the news Pet Shop Boys have a brand new album out later this year, is the actual dance anthem they are leading it with. The British duo have released Inner Sanctum as the first taster from their upcoming album Super, which will be released on April 1. In true PSB style, …

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TRAILER: Orange Is The New Black Season 4

Via Pop Crush: The ladies of Litchfield are back, and prison life is looking as complicated as ever. On Sunday January 17 Netflix premiered the official teaser trailer for the fourth season of their hit comedy series Orange Is the New Black. At only 46 seconds long, there’s not too much to digest, but the trailer does leave a lot …

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Alex Newell – This Ain’t Over [VIDEO]

Alex Newell, who played the trans character Unique on Glee, is out with a great new dance track. Via press release: Big Beat recording artist Alex Newell has announced the release of his much-anticipated debut EP. “POWER” arrives at all DSPs on Friday, February 19th. “POWER” is preceded by the extraordinary new track, “This Ain’t Over,” which premiered yesterday, January …

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Adam Lambert To Play Eddie In Rocky Horror Reboot

Adam Lambert will play the role immortalized by Meatloaf in the coming television reboot of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Yahoo reports: “I grew up watching Rocky Horror but could never imagine that I would be part of this new vision,” Lambert said. “Rocky Horror always made me feel like it was OK to celebrate my weirdness. Hallelujah, bless my soul! …

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SPOILER: American Horror Story: Hotel Finale

Last night American Horror Story: Hotel, which stars Lady Gaga in a Golden Globes-winning turn as a sort of vampire, aired its season finale. Dive in and dish the oddly touching development for Tony winner Denis O’Hare’s Liz Taylor character.

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TRAILER: Elvis & Nixon

This actually looks pretty good. Via Indie Wire: How do you make an entire movie about a one-day visit to the White House by an aging rock n’ roll icon and the Commander-In-Chief of the U.S.? Well, that’s what filmmaker Liza Johnson tries to pull off in “Elvis & Nixon,” the true story of the morning of December 21, 1970, …

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Geoge Takei: Why I Stayed Closeted So Long [AUDIO]

Michelangelo Signorile writes at the Huffington Post: George Takei, currently starring in the Broadway musical “Allegiance,” inspired by his own family’s struggles as Japanese-Americans who were interned during World War II, opened up about the enormous conflict he felt early on in his career being gay but remaining closeted. It wasn’t until 2005 that the legendary actor who played Sulu …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Sean Hayes Lip Syncs Babs’ Jingle Bells

Over 1.5M views on Facebook already. Via Gossip Cop: Sean Hayes is celebrating the holidays with a brand new lip sync video. See the actor’s rendition of “Jingle Bells” below! The video takes place on Christmas morning with Hayes pouring an enormous amount of sugar into his cup of coffee. He then discovers a plethora of desserts on his kitchen …

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ABC Greenlights LGBT Rights Miniseries

Deadline reports: ABC is reassembling the team of the 2008 movie Milk for another project about the gay rights movement, eight-hour miniseries When We Rise. Milk director Gus Van Sant has joined the mini, written/executive produced by Milk writer Dustin Lance Black and executive produced by the film’s producer Bruce Cohen. The project, which had been in development at ABC …

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SYDNEY: Kylie Minogue Holiday Flash Mob [VIDEO]

Australians still love their flash mobs. Via the Daily Mail: Thousands flocked to Sydney’s iconic Bondi Beach on Saturday to escape the searing heat, but were instead treated to a Christmas flash mob – hosted by two gloriously confident drag queens. Dancing to the tune of Kylie and Dannii Minogue’s latest single ‘100 degrees,’ bare-chested men and bikini-clad women wearing …

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Steve Grand: All I Want For Christmas Is You [VIDEO]

Billboard interviewed Grand about the new single: Singer/songwriter Steve Grand delivered a last-minute Christmas gift on Monday (Dec. 21) with his new song and sexy video — a cover of Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You.” Grand — whose debut album All American Boy bowed at No. 3 on the Independent Albums chart earlier in 2015 — …

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Broadway Cares – Give A Little Bit [VIDEO]

The stars of several hit Broadway shows have done a music video for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. They write: It’s our first live music video, featuring cast of familiar Broadway faces. The video is a representation of the Broadway community sharing their “thanks” to all of our supporters. Andrew Keenan-Bolger was our director, cinematographer and editor; Ted Arthur our music …

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Carrie Fisher & Ellen Sell Star Wars Tickets [VIDEO]

Via People: Carrie Fisher and Ellen DeGeneres heard the call of disappointed Star Wars fans who couldn’t nab tickets to the opening night of the newest installment, so they took to the street. The actress, who is reprising her role as Princess Leia in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, stood on the side of a busy Los Angeles roadway with …

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TRAILER: Star Trek: Beyond

The Atlantic recaps: As a new J.J. Abrams sci-fi reboot steers into theaters this week, another franchise he once tried to salvage is soldiering on without him. The trailer for Star Trek Beyond looks like a simultaneous embrace and rejection of Abrams’s legacy with the property. It’s scored to the Beastie Boys’ blaring “Sabotage” (which featured in Abrams’s first Trek …

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Sleater-Kinney – Rock Lobster [VIDEO]

Last night at Manhattan’s Terminal 5, Sleater-Kinney vocalist Carrie Brownstein brought out her Portlandia costar Fred Armisen to perform Fred Schneider’s parts in their terrific cover of the 1979 B-52s classic, Rock Lobster. More from Stereogum: Armisen took the role seriously, banging on a cowbell and wearing a salmon-colored sport coat and falling to the floor and pretending to swim …

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Ricky Martin Launches “LGBT For Hillary” Group

This weekend pop superstar Ricky Martin announced the launch of an “LGBT For Hillary” group. The Hill reports: “Growing up in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, I never dreamed that I would one day be a proud, out gay father of two beautiful little boys, in a country where marriage equality was the law of the land. Now, that’s …

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Boy George & Cyndi Lauper Duet At True Colors Fund Concert: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun [VIDEO]

Cyndi Lauper’s True Colors Fund for homeless LGBT kids held its annual Home For The Holidays concert on Saturday night in New York City. Among the performers were Natasha Bedingfield, Patti Smyth, and Valerie Simpson. Boy George joined Cyndi to close the show with a rousing take on her 1983 classic. Many more clips below.

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