5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 4

1. The Daily Beast goes inside the anti-LGBT church run by a billionaire pastor who loves him some Ted Cruz and Kim Davis. 2. Watch this gay London man stand up to a man who was allegedly harassing a drag qu...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 6

1. “When you have all eyes on you, what are you saying? And that’s what I had to ask myself a lot. It’s like, I know you’re going to look at me more if my (breasts) are out, so look at me. And then I’m going to...
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Sir Elton John, Lady Gaga top fall music releases

 

Knighted by Queen Elizabeth II and beloved by queens everywhere, Sir Elton John leads this fall’s way-gay music lineup, releasing a new album Sept. 24 and performing in Atlanta Nov. 16.

“The Diving Board,” featuring the single “Home Again,” is Sir Elton’s 30th studio album. It comes just three weeks before the season’s other most-awaited release for LGBT fans: Lady Gaga’s “ARTPOP,” due out Oct. 11.

Sir Elton and Lady Gaga aren’t the only pop divas of fall. Look out for new albums from Cher (“Closer to the Truth,” Sept. 24) and Katy Perry (“Prism,” Oct. 27). If you dare to listen after her VMA performance, Miley Cyrus releases “The Bangerz” Oct. 8.

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Outspoken: Tim Gunn, Lady Gaga, Julian Bond and more…

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

“Why must she dress that way? I think she’s confused about her gender.”

— Gay “Project Runway” host Tim Gunn, describing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s penchant for pant suits, in an interview on “Lopez Tonight.” (Huffington Post, July 27)

“Just got spam letter from M. Bachmann! My reply! Woman go back 2 school take history! & if I was on my deathbed & your best friend was JESUS!!! I WOULDN’T VOTE 4 YOUR GAY HATING, BULLY LOVING, POSER CHRISTIAN ASS!”

— Music icon Cher, mom to transgender son Chaz Bono, on Twitter, explaining why she will not vote for U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann for president. (On Top Magazine,  Aug. 1)

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Outspoken: Miley Cyrus, Rue McClanahan, Ted Haggard and more…

Teen performer Miley Cyrus

“I promise you I did not kiss her and it is ridiculous that two entertainers can’t even rock out with each other without the media making it some type of story.”

— Pop singer Miley Cyrus, 17, defending her recent performance on “Britain’s Got Talent,” in which the Daily Mail reported she simulated a kiss — but did not actually touch lips — with a female backup dancer. (Us Magazine, June 5)