November 2013 Archives

In a move that will surprise few and delight many, Bob Harper -- a personal trainer on NBC's The Biggest Loser -- came out publicly on Tuesday's episode of the show. Harper has never publicly discussed his sexuality, but decided to approach the issue during the show to help one of his contestants. Bobby Saleem, blue team member, revealed that ... [Read]

An Epidemic's Leading Ladies

HBO's ''Battle of amfAR'' shows how Elizabeth Taylor and Mathilde Krim became heroines in the AIDS fight

By Doug Rule
November 21, 2013 6:04 AM |
Elizabeth Taylor just couldn’t take it anymore. A staggering number of people, including many friends and fellow celebrities, were falling ill and dying at a rapid clip. And yet in those early days of AIDS three decades ago, it was essentially all quiet on the Hollywood front. So as Hollywood’s most famous and possibly most beloved actress, Taylor knew what ... [Read]

While we’re waiting for Season 2 of the groundbreaking Orange Is the New Black, based on Piper Kerman's prison memoir of the same name, to start streaming on Netflix, HBO Latino is going to help us pass the time. Any true fan Orange is surely a fan of Sophia Burset, the show’s transgender inmate, and of the actress who ... [Read]

Oh HBO, why couldn't you have teased just a little more? The network renowned for sex, violence and Lena Dunham has released the first official video for its new gay comedy-drama Looking, set to premiere January 19, 2014 on the cable network. Starring Jonathan Groff (Glee, Spring Awakening, Frozen) as Patrick, a gay video-game developer living in San Francisco, Looking will ... [Read]

The LGBT television network Here TV announced a licensing deal with Breaking Glass Pictures to air 30 of the company's films, including Hollywood to Dollywood, Out in the Open, Nate & Margaret, and two of Del Shores's stand-up comedies, Del Shores: My Sordid Life and Del Shores: Sordid Confessions. "Here TV is committed to providing more of the best ... [Read]