Sorry (Not Sorry) Hannity – Rachel Maddow Is Now The MOST-WATCHED Cable News Host On Television

(Photo: Rachel Maddow) MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show — hosted by an out and proud lesbian — has bested Fox News’ marquee program, Hannity. Rachel Maddow is now the most-watched cable news host on television, reports The Advocate. Maddow’s eponymous show reached 3.058 million viewers last month; its best performance ever. That was about 58,000 more people…

Senators Question Grindr Over Sharing HIV Status Of Its Users

Two Democratic senators – Sen. Edward Markey of Massachusetts and Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut – sent letters to the gay dating app Grindr today, asking for detailed information about how they handle sensitive user data. Letters also went to Apptimize and Localytics, the two analytics companies that Grindr sent its users’ HIV status data…

“United We Pride” World’s Largest Free-Flying Rainbow Flag To Be Unveiled In Los Angeles For Venice Pride

Venice Pride has announced that in commemoration of the first anniversary of rainbow flag creator Gilbert Baker‘s passing—it has commissioned what will become the world’s largest free-flying rainbow flag when unfurled at a June 1 ceremony in Los Angeles made possible by Aids Healthcare Foundation. Long-known for its bohemian spirit, and of late its rainbow-painted lifeguard…

Pulse Nightclub Shooter Intended To Attack Disney World

(Photo: Omar Mateen) Prosecutors revealed on Wednesday that Omar Mateen intended to attack Disney World, but decided against it after being spooked by nearby police officers, reports NBC News. Prosecutors revealed the details during their closing arguments in the trial of Noor Salman, the widow of Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen. Salman, 31, is accused…

China Says 没有 To “Call Me By Your Name”

(Photo: Call Me By Your Name) The Beijing International Film Festival pulled Academy Award-winning gay romance Call Me By Your Name from its program, the movie’s distributor said this week The move reflects China’s checkered relationship with LGBTQ themes in the creative arts, reports NBC News. The film, which won an Oscar earlier this month…

VARIETY: Gay Senior Citizen Comedy “Silver Foxes” In Development From “Golden Girls” Team

Super Deluxe is teaming with writers and producers Stan Zimmerman and James Berg to develop the comedy series Silver Foxes, reports Variety exclusively. The half-hour, single-camera series is about two older gay men and one twink (their buddy’s young lover) that rescue a friend who’s been forced-back-in-the-closet at his homophobic assisted living facility. The producers hosted a table…

Top LGBTQ Oscar Moments

(Photo: Daniela Vega) LGBTQ Nation reports on LGBTQ highlights at the Oscars: “A Fantastic Woman” wins Best Foreign Language Film A story about a transgender woman, the role of Marina is played by Daniela Vega, who is transgender herself. Daniela Vega became the first transgender person to present an Oscar Vega presented the award for Best Original Song.…

Karamo Brown On “Over-Sexualization” In The Gay Community

Karamo Brown from the Queer Eye reboot chatted with Gay Times recently about everything that’s wrong with the gay community, starting with dating apps, reports Queerty. “I think they’re the worst,” Brown says. “I think they’re horrible. I do not own an app and never have. I think dating apps are keeping us apart.” Not just that, he says, but…