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#TBT: How the West Was Worn

How the West Was Worn 

The most important fashion item of the 20th century — Levi Strauss jeans — based their appeal on slim-hipped cowboys in a fun-loving, all-male environment.

'Orange is the New Black' Meets 'The Golden Girls' in This Brilliant Mashup

WATCH: OITNB Meets Golden Girls in This Brilliant Mashup

Here's the Orange is the New Black intro if you took out Regina Spektor and added The Golden Girls theme song. Thank you, Internet!

WATCH: The 'Apparently' Kid Tells Ellen His New Favorite Word

WATCH: The 'Apparently' Kid Tells Ellen His New Favorite Word

This is apparently the cutest thing you'll see all day. Seriously.

#TBT: 12 Flaming Film Performances

#TBT: 12 Flaming Film Performances

Call the PC Police, because we have a list of the 12 most prancing, mincing, nelly, campy, and stereotypically flaming film performances of all time for this Throwback Thursday.

WATCH: Joan Rivers' Last Episode With Bianca Del Rio is Shade Tastic

Joan Rivers' Last Show With Bianca Del Rio Is Shade-Tastic

Bianca Del Rio joined host Joan Rivers in what turned out to be one of the final episodes of In Bed with Joan.

Lily Tomlin to Become First Out Lesbian Recipient of Kennedy Center Honors

Lily Tomlin Named First Lesbian to Win Huge Honor

Tomlin will be honored for her lifetime contribution to the performing arts.

Comedian, Gay Fan Favorite Joan Rivers Is Dead at 81

Comedian, Gay Fan Favorite Joan Rivers Is Dead at 81

The comedian died a week after cardiac arrest during a surgical procedure.

#TBT: Back to the Gay Future

Back to the Gay Future

The golden age of science fiction magazines served up some interesting queerish images. We have seen the future, and the future is gay.

WATCH: Michael Sam Should 'Gay It Up,' Says 'Daily Show'

WATCH: Michael Sam Should 'Gay It Up,' Says Daily Show

Skewering recent ESPN coverage, a Daily Show correspondent says Sam's teammates are disappointed he isn't engaging in sexually suggestive horseplay with them.

#TBT: Posters of Male Nudes

When the Male Nude Was a Selling Point

Using naked men to sell your product is not a new idea. Seems there has always been room for a sexy hunk on a display poster.

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