Harry Styles of One Direction (whose sexuality is the subject of THIS epic flame war) took his new girlfriend to NYC gay bar Therapy on Saturday, Us Weekly reports:
The same day that the One Direction singer, 19, and model/reality star, 18, were spotting leaving the Ganservoort Hotel in the Meatpacking District together, the pair resurfaced at Therapy with a few other pals, and "didn't make a huge deal about it," the source tells Us. Saturday's theme at Therapy was "Gays Gone Wild," with other bargoers dancing up a storm to pop hits. Alas, Styles, Jenner et al, however, didn't hit the dance floor, the source notes.
And it's not his first time at the bar:
"Harry has actually been her a few times before," the source explains of the fairly low-key hangout. "He's just a regular customer when he comes in -- he gets a table and usually drinks beer and cocktail on the side."
The 1D boys were in the Big Apple for their Saturday Night Live appearance with Paul Rudd.
Posted Dec. 9,2013 at 7:36 PM EST by Andy Towle in Gay Bar, Harry Styles, New York, News, One Direction |
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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking.
— The cast of Downton Abbey lets down their hair with host Andy Cohen on Watch What Happens Live Wednesday at 11 p.m. Eastern on Bravo. So if you ever wanted to see what it'd be like for Thomas Barrow (Rob James Collier), Tom Branson (Allen Leech), Lady Edith (Laura Carmichael) and Mrs. Patmore (Lesley Nicol) to throw back one too many flirtinis, this is your chance. Sadly, the Dowager Countess (Maggie Smith) won't be there to lodge her disapproval.
More picks and clips, including a Horror Story mid-season finale to lose your head over and a celebration of Sondheim AFTER THE JUMP...
Continue reading "What To Watch This Week on TV: Salute to Sondheim, 'Horror Story' Gives 'Head,' 'Downton' On Bravo, - VIDEO"
Posted Dec. 9,2013 at 6:11 PM EST by Bobby Hankinson in American Horror Story, Andy Cohen, Downton Abbey, Film and TV, Kelly Clarkson, Stephen Sondheim, Television |
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SHERLOCK: A trailer for season three.
AVICII: "Hey Brother".
PAUL CROUCH: Honest eulogy for the co-founder of the Trinity Broadcasting Network.
LADY GAGA: Visit's Alan Carr's Chatty Man.
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Posted Dec. 9,2013 at 5:10 PM EST by Andy Towle in Alan Carr, Avicii, Lady Gaga, News, Towleroad Guide to the Tube |
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Stunning tribute to Nelson Mandela rises in South Africa.
Edouard Molinaro, director of the 1978 film La Cage Aux Folles, dies at 85.
Gay hoax tip waitress Dayna Morales fired from New Jersey restaurant.
Report: Lindsay Lohan ordered assault on Paris Hilton's brother Barron Hilton.
Susan Boyle says she has Asperger's Syndrome, a high-functioning form of autism: "Asperger's doesn't define me. It's a condition that I have to live with and work through, but I feel more relaxed about myself. People will have a greater understanding of who I am and why I do the things I do."
Tropfest film fest winner Bamboozled slammed: "A short film about transgender relationships which took out first place at the Tropfest film festival on Sunday has been criticised by commentators claiming it uses homosexuality as a punchline."
Here's the trailer for Matt Damon and George Clooney's Monuments Men.
Britney Spears and Lady Gaga want to collaborate.
Shia LaBoeuf threatens man at restaurant: "I can get you killed."
Pennsylvania Governor Corbett's administration motions for 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals to clarify law in gay marriage case. "It has pointed to the high court's opinion in Baker v. Nelson in the motions to dismiss that it has filed in both federal suits brought in the last few months aimed at dismantling the state's ban on same-sex marriage."
22 pilot whales die in Everglades stranding.
Virginia Republicans trying to figure out how they lost so badly in 2013, blame it on the messaging.
Study: Smarter people drink more. "When Kanazawa analyzed data on UK children, he found that link. Drawing on the results of the National Child Development Study, which tracked for 50 years all British babies born during one week in March 1958, Kanazawa found that kids who scored higher on IQ tests grew up to drink larger quantities of alcohol on a more regular basis than their less intelligent peers. He evaluated other factors, including religion, frequency of church attendance, social class, parents’ education and self-reported satisfaction with life, and found that intelligence before age 16 was second only to gender in predicting alcohol consumption at age 23."
Stephen Moyer says the offer to do The Sound of Music Live came out of the blue.
Male model fix: Patrick Kafka.
Trans woman told she must wait until two years after her gender reassignment surgery to play football on a local ladies team.
Vietnamese LGBT group Viet Rainbow demands acceptance in Los Angeles: "Now emboldened activists are flexing their muscles and demanding change in Little Saigon, a sprawling immigrant community that has dragged its feet on coming to terms with basic gay rights issues. 'This is not the Rosa Parks era,' said Nguyen, a Garden Grove social worker. 'I'm not sitting at the back of the bus anymore.' The newly formed Viet Rainbow has emerged as a militant front and a platform for educating immigrants in a community that rigidly clings to tradition."
Gay partner benefits increasing at Fortune 500 businesses: "The Human Rights Campaign found that more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies and 90 percent of all large employers it surveyed are offering health insurance and other spousal benefits to same-sex domestic partners of their employees."
Posted Dec. 9,2013 at 3:45 PM EST by Andy Towle |
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Remember the "art of FAIL" clip we posted the other day? This one is the opposite, and it's full of insane, winning moments.
Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...
Continue reading "People are Awesome, the 2013 Supercut: VIDEO"
Posted Dec. 9,2013 at 3:10 PM EST by Andy Towle in News, YouTube |
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The answer to the above question has always been difficult to pin down with an exact number or percentage, especially with the closet still having such a negative impact on LGBT visibility in many parts of the nation. Historical estimates have ranged from as low as 2 percent of the population to as high as 10 percent.
Hoping to find a more concrete answer, Seth Stephens-Davidowitz with The New York Times analyzed surveys, social network info, pornographic searches and dating site date to arrive at the following conclusion:
At least 5 percent of American men, I estimate, are predominantly attracted to men, and millions of gay men still live, to some degree, in the closet. Gay men are half as likely as straight men to acknowledge their sexuality on social networks. More than one quarter of gay men hide their sexuality from anonymous surveys. The evidence also suggests that a large number of gay men are married to women.
Stephens-Davidowitz also looked at anonymous, aggregate data from Google related to searches using the terms "gay porn" or "Rocket Tube," a popular gay adult site, to see if the gay population might be more concentrated in states that were more tolerant of homosexuality:
While tolerant states have a slightly higher percentage of these searches, roughly 5 percent of pornographic searches are looking for depictions of gay men in all states. This again suggests that there are just about as many gay men in less tolerant states as there are anywhere else.
Since less tolerant states have similar percentages of gay men but far fewer openly gay men, there is a clear relationship between tolerance and openness. My preliminary research indicates that for every 20 percentage points of support for gay marriage about one-and-a-half as many men from that state will identify openly as gay on Facebook.
Another interesting piece of evidence that gay men in intolerant states are deep in the closet can be found by looking at the Google searches of married women:
It turns out that wives suspect their husbands of being gay rather frequently. In the United States, of all Google searches that begin "Is my husband..." the most common word to follow is "gay." "Gay" is 10 percent more common in such searches than the second-place word, "cheating." It is 8 times more common than "an alcoholic" and 10 times more common than "depressed."
Searches questioning a husband's sexuality are far more common in the least tolerant states. The states with the highest percentage of women asking this question are South Carolina and Louisiana. In fact, in 21 of the 25 states where this question is most frequently asked, support for gay marriage is lower than the national average.
To read the article in full, click HERE.
Posted Dec. 9,2013 at 2:50 PM EST by Kyler Geoffroy in News |
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