Saturday Ramblings

Divas Unite: Will posted yesterday, briefly, about the amazing union of Jennifer Hudson and Jennifer Holliday singing “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going” from Dreamgirls on the 2007 BET Awards. For a few hours Will had the clip up from YouTube, but...

Armistead Maupin’s Michael Tolliver Lives

I zipped through Armistead Maupin’s Michael Tolliver Lives over this past week, and it was a wonderful read. It’s cliched to say, but it’s true that this felt like a visit with old friends. Michael Tolliver Lives is told from Michael’s point of...

Friday Geek Out: The Rainbow Trilogy by Alex Sanchez

Concluding the month of gay-themed Geek Out, I wanted to put forth The Rainbow Trilogy by Alex Sanchez—made up of Rainbow Boys, Rainbow High, and Rainbow Road. The books follow Jason, Kyle and Nelson through their senior year in high school and the summer before they...

This day in history

It was 38 years ago today that, in the wee hours of the morning, the modern Gay Rights movement was born. As a quick refresher of the history of the Stonewall Riots, here’s a 3 minute clip from the incomparable Varla Jean Merman. Thank you Stonewall veterans and...

Kelly Clarkson’s My December: First Impression

I downloaded Kelly’s new album, My December, this morning. Yes, I’ve read all the hype about her feud with the record company over this CD, and I’ve also read the good review it got in Entertainment Weekly. I have to say I side with EW. It’s a...