Entertainment :: Culture

Xavier Caylor in June 2014

San Fran's 'Flagging in the Park'

By Jim Provenzano | Jul 20
A combination of festive outdoor event and fundraiser, the roots of the swirling tie-dyed dance form goes back to the earliest days of gay culture, and even decades before.

"Coming Out Simulator 2014″ Smart, Heartfelt Game

By Rhuaridh Marr | Jul 19
Coming out is tough. Enter, then, "Coming Out Simulator 2014," which not only takes you back to that first time but hands you the keys to someone else's coming out tale.

Historic Footage :: 70s-Era Mind Control in Locker Room

Jul 19
From the archives of 60 Minutes, a look back at Morley Safer's 1975 report on a bizarre strategy one pro baseball team used to gain an edge.

Panic and Prayer: The Christian Right Responds to Archie's Death

By Bobby McGuire | Jul 17
The Christian right prayer and panic machine went into overdrive this week upon learning that comic book icon Archie would die taking a bullet for his gay best friend. Here's a partial round up.

Gay Kevin Keller ties the knot

Singapore Bans 'Archie' Comics Over Same-Sex Wedding

By Jason St. Amand | Jul 17
Singapore officials are banning "Archie" comics because the series depicts a same-sex wedding.

Grand Canyon Controversy :: National Treasure at Risk

Jul 17
The Arizona town bordering the Grand Canyon is planning new developments, including restaurants and hotels. Ben Tracy reports on the debate over the national landmark's future.

The new Thor

Marvel Comics Makes Thor a Thunder Goddess

Jul 16
Thor is now a Goddess of Thunder.

Rev. Sally Hitchiner

Popular UK Reverend Outed on Live TV

By Jason St. Amand | Jul 16
A popular progressive female reverend from the United Kingdom was accidentally outed on live television this week after a news anchor asked her about being gay.

Spanish Police Seek Man Who Took Bull Selfie

Jul 16
Police are looking for a man who took a selfie during the running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain. Using recording devices was banned during the event this year. Bob Schieffer of "Face the Nation" had some advice for would-be selfie-takers.

Archie's Death Latest Comic Book to Inject Reality

By Derrick J. Lang | Jul 15
Freckle-faced Archie will meet his demise when he intervenes in an assassination attempt on senator Kevin Keller, Archie Comics' first openly gay character, who's pushing for more gun control in Riverdale.