‘Stupid is as stupid does.’ Forrest Gump uttered one of the most famous lines in recent movie history. This week on Big Brother a lot of stupid things have been done and a whole lot more have been said. Now I am not one to call the House Guests stupid. I know what it’s like to be there… to make a mistake. But man….
Well aware that the world was fervently disappointed that Olympic golden gay boy Matthew Mitcham did not receive the coverage he deserved at the Olympic Games, NBC issued a statement on Wednesday apologizing for the lack of coverage. Outside of the fact that Mitcham is gay, he carries with him a fantastic story. After taking time off and considering retiring, he came back to win gold over a powerful Chinese team that was highly expected to win the top prize.
What’s your problem? Emily Wilcox, a Relationship Specialist and Spiritual Growth Advisor based in Los Angeles answers your questions on love, sex, relationships and more. This week Emily tackles the ‘D’ word. Just two months after tying the knot, some lesbians are already talking about the D word. That’s right, divorce is in the air. Move over Britney Spears. Here come a few chicks that may have jumped that gun as well.
The Olympics are officially over and all those perfectly sculpted bodies have gone home with their medals. That just leaves you and me standing in front of the mirror flexing our biceps. That view might be interesting for the girl you shared the bed with last night, but for me at least, it lacks a certain gold medal status. For that reason, I’ve got two words for you personal trainer. Preferably, a hot, sexy lady who will bend and stretch you in all the right ways… Someone perhaps like Queen Latifah‘s hottie fitness coach Jeanette Jenkins.
Folk singing duo Coyote Grace has big news. Like lightning this summer their luck struck twice. It all started when the Indigo Girls asked trans musician Joe Stevens and his partner in life and music Ingrid Elizabeth (aka Coyote Grace) to open their Seattle concert. The opportunity was even more remarkable because the two bands had never met before the Seattle concert. Without some well-placed Coyote Grace fans, the meeting might never have taken place.
Travel columnist Jimmy Im recently spent 48 hours in Lisbon sampling local delicacies, soaking up the city’s revved up nightlife and getty cozy with some of the Portuguese capital’s friendliest citizens. From where to sleep to where to party, Jimmy scopes out the best that Lisbon has to offer… so you don’t have to.
Devotees of that little lesbian show that could, The L Word, might likely forever remember Meredith McGeachie as ‘Toxic’ Tonya, the social climber who jerked Dana around by her tennis skirt for two seasons, but the high cheek-boned sweetheart has moved on to playing a hot cop in here! Networks soapy Paradise Falls. Still, as McGeachie gets on with her career, she acknowledges there’s still a place in her heart for Tonya. And she answers the burning question. Did Tonya really kill Mr. Piddles?
On Thursday, America’s favorite dream girl, Jennifer Hudson, will play a supporting role when she sings the National Anthem before Barack Obama’s highly anticipated speech at Denver’s Invesco Field. In just a few short weeks, however, the powerhouse vocalist will be the star of a very special evening hosted by none other than Vogue Editor-at-Large, Andre Leon Talley.
Major corporations are increasingly saying that discrimination based on sexual orientation will not be tolerated in the workplace. According to a new report out from LGBT civil rights organization Equality Forum, 471 (94.2 percent) of the 2008 list of Fortune 500 companies voluntarily include sexual orientation in their employment nondiscrimination policies. The latest results suggest a marked increase in the number of companies embracing sexual orientation nondiscrimination policies since Equality Forum began contacting Fortune 500 companies five years ago.
Former governor and Republican vice-presidential hopeful Mitt Romney thinks Barack Obama‘s attempt to make political hay out of Sen. John McCain and his wife Cindy owning eight homes is just plain off-base. And he may be right. But his suggestion that John McCain, who married an heiress, somehow deserves his homes because of ‘hard work’—while Barack Obama, who earned his money from his own pluck and ingenuity, does not because of his real estate dealings with convicted felon Tony Rezko, is pretty farcical as well.