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Transparent: Changes Lives with ‘Light, Love & Warmth’

Transparent: Changes Lives with ‘Light, Love & Warmth’

By: Chris Azzopardi*/Special to TRT— When a show makes its mark on society, it’s more than just TV – it’s history. In 2014, we met Maura, the protagonist of the brazen, boundary-breaking Transparent, a dramedy centered on a 70-something male-to-female’s journey in coming out to her family. Written by Jill Soloway (Six Feet Under) and produced by […]

The Gay Gift Guide: True Blood, Pee-wee's Playhouse, 22 Jump Street, The Audrey Hepburn Collection, More!

The Gay Gift Guide: True Blood, Pee-wee’s Playhouse, 22 Jump Street, The Audrey Hepburn Collection, More!

By: Chris Azzopardi*/Special to TRT— FOR THE NOSTALGIA Pee-wee’s Playhouse: The Complete Series For queers of every kind, Pee-wee’s Playhouse was a place to hang without feeling weird about being weird. Subverting heteronormativity with its groundbreaking portrayal of a wildly cartoonish man-boy in a bow tie, actor Paul Reubens’ iconic ’80s character smiled and winked […]

The Frivolist: Ho, Ho, Homo - 9 Affordable Ways to Make the Yuletide Gayer

The Frivolist: Ho, Ho, Homo – 9 Affordable Ways to Make the Yuletide Gayer

By: Mikey Rox*/Special to TRT— All that money you’ve saved for the better part of a year so you can celebrate the holidays in style moves quickly when you’re buying gifts left and right and planning your warm-weather escape as soon as the tree is tossed out onto the curbed. Since you’ve already got a […]

Bette Midler on LGBT Support, ‘Diva’ Degradation, Twerking, More

Bette Midler on LGBT Support, ‘Diva’ Degradation, Twerking, More

By: Chris Azzopardi*/Special for TRT— Before the whole world knew her as “The Divine Miss M,” Bette Midler was ours. In the early ’70s, bawdy, belt-y Bette was performing for the NYC bathhouse boys, and don’t think she’s forgotten it, either. “I mean, if I had a nickel for everybody that said they saw me […]

Deep Inside Hollywood: Zachary Quinto, HBO, Cherry Jones, Alan Cumming

Deep Inside Hollywood: Zachary Quinto, HBO, Cherry Jones, Alan Cumming

By: Romeo San Vicente*/Special to TRT— Zachary Quinto meets The Girl Who Invented Kissing Zachary Quinto landed himself in some hot water recently over his comments regarding gay men and their alleged “laziness” when it comes to HIV prevention (this, friends, is how you slyly call your friends a bunch of whores). It happens. You […]

Hear Me Out: Idina Menzel, Nick Jonas, Others

Hear Me Out: Idina Menzel, Nick Jonas, Others

Idina Menzel, Holiday Wishes Idina Menzel is the luckiest person to have ever been called Adele Dazeem. The awkwardness of having her name butchered by John Travolta during this year’s Oscars telecast gifted the Broadway icon with newfound clout, boosting her out of the gay niche and into mainstream notoriety. Now, Elsa the Snow Queen […]

The Frivolist:  Jive Turkeys — 5 Non-Traditional Meals You Can Make This Thanksgiving

The Frivolist: Jive Turkeys — 5 Non-Traditional Meals You Can Make This Thanksgiving

By: Mikey Rox*/Special to TRT—  Turkey is the unequivocal king of the Thanksgiving dinner table, but if you’re tired of bowing down to a Butterball every fourth Thursday of November, there are alternatives. From Southern-style cuisine to a succulent Coastal feast—and even a vegetarian-based menu thrown in for all you PETA card carriers—here are five […]

Jason Collins Announces Retirement from NBA

Jason Collins Announces Retirement from NBA

By: Kelly Morris/The Seattle Lesbian— Eighteen months after becoming the first openly gay man in one of the four major professional team sports, 35-year-old NBA player Jason Collins officially announced his retirement to Sports Illustrated. Collins started in the NBA with the New Jersey Jets in 2001 and ended playing 22 games for the Brooklyn Nets since […]