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This Is What Womanhood Means to Caitlyn Jenner

“I am certainly the exception to the rule. I am not the rule.”

Mia Lardiere | January 5, 2016 - 2:29 pm

The Biggest Clue That Kristen And Dax Are Getting Married

Kristen Bell certainly seems ready to wed boyfriend/baby-daddy Dax Shepard – she’s already using his name.

The revelation came when the House of Lies star was spotted at upscale framing store Sherman McNulty in West Hollywood.

“When she picked up a picture frame for her baby, she told the assistant, ‘It’s…

Cliff Renfrew | March 18, 2013 - 1:30 pm

James Franco Goes Drag for ‘Candy’

The talented James Franco has portrayed a legendary gay poet, Spider-Man’s ex BFF and now … a woman.
Yes, the Hollywood hunk has turned to drag, for the time being at least. The Milk star posed in drag for Candy magazine, complete with long leather gloves, fabulous costume jewelry and loads of make-up.

| October 6, 2010 - 6:07 am

James Franco: I’m Not Gay

James Franco isn’t gay, he just plays a gay guy on the big screen.
The Milk actor tells The Advocate that he wants to set the record straight about his sexuality:
Everyone thinks I’m a stoner, and some people think I’m gay because I’ve played these gay roles. That’s what people think, but…

| September 9, 2010 - 1:56 pm

Katy Perry Prefers Gay Bars

Want to catch a sighting of Katy Perry? Head over to your local gay bar.
The “California Gurls” singer told The Advocate that she prefers going to gay bars over straight bars:
I had to take a Silkwood shower after my night at [NY gay bar] the Cock. [Laughs] I went with my…

Celebuzz | August 13, 2010 - 11:11 am

Joan Rivers Wants Gays To Stay In The Closet

Joan Rivers may have just lost her chance at becoming a gay icon.
The outspoken comedian is stirring up controversy by urging young gay stars to stay in the closet. Her reason? It’s bad for their careers if they are honest about their sexuality:
If you’re going to be a romantic idol and…

| June 28, 2010 - 11:16 am

Cynthia Nixon Says Publicist Wouldn’t Let Her Come Out

Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon may have shocked a lot of people when she came out as a lesbian with girlfriend Christine Marinoni but apparently Cynthia had to battle her publicist in order to come out publicly.
Cynthia tells The Advocate that she hired her first publicist to help her deal with…

Alex Blagg | May 11, 2010 - 1:45 pm