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Bill Hader Leaving SNL: No More Stefon!
May 14 2013 5:28 PM ET

Bill Hader Leaving SNL: No More Stefon!

Jami Smith

Big changes at Saturday Night Live mean the departure of one our favorite characters.

May 12 2013 8:00 PM ET

David Sedaris Says Straight Men Never Share Dessert

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Beloved gay author and humorist David Sedaris appeared this week on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart to talk about his latest book.

Dangerous at Any Altitude
May 10 2013 2:47 PM ET

Pam Ann: Dangerous at Any Altitude

Matthew Breen

The lines at the airports are ever bigger, but on her new tour, 'Cockpit,' which launches tonight in Palm Springs, so is air hostess Pam Ann’s hair.

WATCH: John Krasinski Serenades Fallon With "I'll Make Love to You"
May 09 2013 7:11 PM ET

WATCH: John Krasinski Serenades Fallon With "I'll Make Love to You"

Jami Smith

John Krasinski has impressive lip-synching skills. You have to see it to believe it.

Spock vs. Spock: Zachary Quinto Takes on Leonard Nimoy
May 09 2013 12:07 PM ET

Spock vs. Spock: Zachary Quinto Takes on Leonard Nimoy

Jami Smith

Which Spock is wiser, more powerful, and our real future? A trip to the golf course decides.

Game of Thrones Recap: Every Boy Gets Gay a Little Bit
May 08 2013 4:41 PM ET

Game of Thrones Recap: Every Boy Gets Gay a Little Bit

Jami Smith

Don't you hate it when your hairdresser ruins your favorite TV episode? This is like that, but funny.

Edward Norton's Spring Break Plan: Marry a Man!
May 08 2013 11:47 AM ET

Edward Norton's Spring Break Plan: Marry a Man!

Jami Smith

Spring Break can sure get crazy. Let the Lonely Island crew adapt it to music.

May 07 2013 11:45 AM ET

WATCH: Randy Rainbow Was Gay Before Jason Collins

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The YouTube comedy sensation reminds us that he too is an out athlete breaking gay stereotypes.

Gay Celebs Team Up in the Name of Bow Ties and Marriage Equality
May 07 2013 8:21 AM ET

Gays Beware! A Warning From Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Brad Goreski

Jami Smith

Funny or Die's exclusive video series teams up Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Brad Goreski and George Takei.

WATCH: 'SNL' Skewers Fox Coverage of Jason Collins
May 05 2013 1:35 PM ET

WATCH: SNL Skewers Fox Coverage of Jason Collins

Trudy Ring

'Why does telling your embarrassing personal secrets make you a hero?' asks Taran Killam as Steve Doocy.

WATCH: The 'Gay of Thrones' Recap of Last Week's Episode
May 04 2013 10:21 AM ET

WATCH: The 'Gay of Thrones' Recap of Last Week's Episode

Jami Smith

Yes, for those behind on their DVRs, this includes spoilers. For the rest, this may be the only recap show you need to watch.

May 01 2013 9:15 PM ET

WATCH: No Hetero, But He Might Be Straight

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Why won't Dougie introduce his flamboyant friends to his new boyfriend? Your strai-dar may be pinging, but bite your tongue before tossing out labels!

May 01 2013 4:00 PM ET

The Chrysler Building Comes Out as Gay Too

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“I didn’t set out to be the first openly gay building in a major American city,” the skyscraper writes in 'Architectural Digest'.

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