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Reaction to Jodie Foster’s coming out speech

Jodie Foster

The internet was abuzz last night during the 70th annual Golden Globe awards after actress Jodie Foster accepted the Cecil B. Demille Award, a lifetime achievement for her nearly five decades in show business.

Foster acknowledged her sexuality and thanked her ex-partner and the couple's two children in her acceptance speech. While Foster had also thanked her then-partner, Cydney Bernard, at a Women in Entertainment event in 2007, last night’s more prominent event is being widely treated as her coming out speech.

Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) President Herndon Graddick called Foster's Golden Globes speech “a significant moment for LGBT visibility” in a statement released today.

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[Video] Kidz Bop’s Gaga cover misses the point

Unless you've got children of your own, I suspect you've never heard of Kidz Bop.

I can thank Perez Hilton for introducing me. Or not.

He posted a video of the family-friendly pre-teen pop group covering Lady Gaga's “Born this Way” earlier this week with the following disclaimer:

“Now before anyone raises any eyebrows or questions whether or not LGBT issues are too mature for little kids…This is an *edited* version. The LGBT verse has been taken out. So watch this video and be happy little kids can sing about loving themselves for just the way they are!”

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Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’: Impress or ‘Express’?

Cover of Lady Gaga's upcoming singleWell, today was the day. Lady Gaga released the title track from her forthcoming album “Born This Way,” but sorry y'all, it's a snooze.

I've been joking with my friends since the singer's “Paparazzi” was released to radio. We wondered how she could possibly top the song's irresistible melody and wacky-but-artful video. Then she gave us “Bad Romance,” and every time the first “oohs” hit the speaker, we fell out waiting for our favorite part. And then that video.

Unfortunately, “Born This Way” is a step back.

Lady Gaga has trademarked post-Madonna originality. Britney Spears (whose “Don't Hold it Against Me” video is due for release next week) was a pleasant filler, but Gaga is the only artist who's gotten the world talking about music, sex and fashion the way Madonna did.

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Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’ considered our next gay anthem?

Cover of Lady Gaga's upcoming singleIt seems like for almost every gay in the universe, Friday, Feb. 11 is supposed to be a Dorothy-in-Oz kind of day. You know, when you wake up everything is in black and white, then a tornado picks up your house and drops you off in a technicolor k-hole?

Except this time, the tornado is Lady Gaga's single “Born This Way.” Here are the lyrics.

The gay-affirming singer-songwriter hasn't been shy to hype the title track of her next release, due out this May. Here are some of the things she and those who've heard the track have said about the track and album to follow:

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Outspoken: 50 Cent, Lady Gaga, John Waters and more…

“Perez Hilton calld me douchebag so I had my homie shoot up a gay wedding. wasnt his but still made me feel better.” — Rapper 50 Cent, sounding off Sept. 6 on Twitter about gay gossip maven Perez Hilton. The t...