Ellen DeGeneres is once again the most powerful gay celebrity in America! The 56-year-old talk show host and comedian has nabbed the No. 1 spot on Out magazine’s 2014 Power List, their annual ranking of the most influential LGBT voices in American culture “Everybody loves Ellen, and that’s one of the reasons she’s regained the top spot,” Out writes on their site. “In March, The Ellen DeGeneres Show shattered its own 10-year ratings record in the episode that immediately followed her Academy Awards hosting...

The United States has some pretty cool stamps and, once the Harvey Milk stamp is released next month, at least one commemorating an openly LGBTQ American. But it’s difficult to imagine a future where America’s stamps are as amazingly, graphically gay as Finland’s. This fall, the country will begin selling stamps that feature the “confident and proud homoeroticism” of Tom of Finland, an artist renowned as “beyond question the most influential creator of gay pornographic illustration.” Itella Posti Oy, the Finnish equivalent...

Liza Minnelli doesn’t want Oscar winner Anne Hathaway dancing down the yellow brick road as her mother Judy Garland! Sources say Liza would rather see Lady Gaga or Katie Holmes play the legendary “Wizard of Oz” star in a big-screen biopic. “Liza doesn’t think Anne is the right person to portray her mom,” said an insider. “But Anne has been calling Liza, begging for a sit-down meeting. She desperately wants Liza’s blessing. She also wants to pick Liza’s brain about what Judy was like in private. However, Liza is blowing...

ATLANTA — Chick-fil-A is finally crossing the road. The iconic chicken chain, as well-known for its conservative heritage as its savory eats, is recalibrating its moral and culinary compass. It wants to go from old school to almost cool. It wants to evolve from a place where gays once picketed to a place where they’ll feel comfortable going to eat. It wants to broaden the brand as it expands nationally and plows into the Millennial-driven urban arena. Above all: it wants to be a serious player on fast-food’s biggest stage. USA...

It’s not easy being handsome. Just ask Rob Lowe. “There’s this unbelievable bias and prejudice against quote-unquote good-looking people, that they can’t be in pain or they can’t have rough lives or be deep or interesting,” the actor told the New York Times Magazine. “They can’t be any of the things that you long to play as an actor. I’m getting to play those parts now and loving it. When I was a teen idol, I was so goddamn pretty I wouldn’t have taken myself seriously.” The former “West Wing” star also believes...

A photo of the slain San Francisco politician will be featured on stamps starting in May, making him the first openly gay elected official to be commemorated on a postage note. Gay rights activist Harvey Milk is getting the Post Office’s stamp of approval. A photo of the slain San Francisco politician will be featured on stamps starting in May, making him the first openly gay elected official to be commemorated on a postage note. This week the Post Office unveiled the black-and-white stamp design that will be released on May 22,...

Nearly a month after Arizona state Sen. Steve Gallardo (D) made headlines for coming out as gay, Arizona state Sen. Olivia Cajero Bedford (D) told Gallardo to “act more gay” in a closed-door caucus meeting Tuesday, because she questioned his sexuality, the Arizona Capitol Times reports. Gallardo told the newspaper that Cajero Bedford argued that Gallardo should be removed from his position because of his decision to run for Congress and because he didn’t reveal that he is gay until last month. Nevertheless, Cajero Bedford’s...

On September 17 of 2011, John Craven — a 57-year-old Christian preacher — was arrested by a mounted policeman in Manchester, England for “harassment and distress” when during a public soapbox sermon he told two gay teenagers that homosexuality is a sin and that God “hates sin, he loves the sinner.” CravenAccording to Mr. Craven, “he was kept in cells for almost 15 hours where he was denied food, water and access to medication for his rheumatoid arthritis.” He was recently awarded a £13,000 ($21,650) out-of-court settlement...

Anderson Cooper has revealed that he will not be inheriting any money from his mother Gloria Vanderbilt’s $200 million fortune. The CNN host said his 90-year-old mother, the great-great-great-granddaughter of the railroad tycoon Cornelius Vanderbilt, has told him he won’t get any of her wealth when she dies — and he says he doesn’t need the money. “My mom’s made clear to me that there’s no trust fund. There’s none of that,” Cooper told Howard Stern on his radio show. “I don’t believe in inheriting money … I think...