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Eli Lieb Delivers Beautiful, Stripped Down Acoustic Cover of Britney Spears’ ‘Make Me’ – WATCH

Singer-songwriter Eli Lieb has released another haunting cover of a pop ballad, this time taking on Britney Spear’s comeback track “Make Me.”  Lieb strips the song down, performing it with just an acoustic guitar and some back-up vocals for the chorus. Said Lieb of his cover, “I really love the whole vibe of ‘Make Me’…but I thought I’d give it an acoustic spin.” RELATED – Eli Lieb Just Wants To Look Good For You: VIDEO In addition to churning out a bevy of pop covers, Lieb has also penned a number of original songs including “Zeppelin”, “Lightning in a Bottle”, “Look Away” (which he performed with Steve Grand), “Young Love”, and most recently, &#...

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These Are the Funniest Presidential News Bloopers Ever – WATCH

The folks responsible for some of your favorite monthly and yearly news blooper recaps have created an ultimate gag real of the best presidential whoopsies moments throughout modern American History. Included in this supercut are both infamous and less recognizable moments from the likes of Dan Quayle, Howard Dean, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Micahel Dukakis, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, John McCain, Sarah Palin, and even Barack Obama The video is very briefly work-unfriendly for an extremely well-hung horse being paraded on The White House lawn. Watch, below. The post These Are the Funniest Presidential News Bloopers Ever – WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.

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Keith Olbermann: Trump’s Meltdown Isn’t a Strategy, It’s Psychosis – WATCH 

Keith Olbermann explains that Donald Trump’s latest antics are not part of some concerted campaign strategy but rather are evidence of a kind of psychosis. Said Olbermann, “There have been Trump tweet storms before and Trump rages before and even Trump attacks on other Republicans before but this one has taken on a kind of ‘Mister Smith’s Evil Twin Goes to Washington’ quality. It has gone deeper and deeper into a kind of campaign psychosis and yet it is being treated as if it were some kind of campaign strategy.” RELATED: Scorched Earth: Donald Trump Attacks John McCain, Paul Ryan, and the Rest of the GOP in Latest Tweet Storm But Olbermann has some advice for the Republican nominee: “Get some...

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‘Silver Daddy’ Mike Pence Made Randy Rainbow Do a Spit-Take During the VP Debate – WATCH 

Randy Rainbow has served up his take on the first and only Vice-Presidential debate between Tim Kane and Mike Pence–or as Randy calls him, the “ultra conservative silver daddy who says he hates the gays but like most Republican politicians can’t get enough of the big D–Donald Trump.” PREVIOUSLY: Randy Rainbow Makes the First Presidential Debate a Super Braggadocious Musical – WATCH Though the debate only explicitly referred to LGBT issues once–when discussing Vladimir Putin–that doesn’t mean there weren’t moments that caught the attention of LGBT viewers. "I try and spend a little time on my knees every day." Me too, Mike. Me too.#VPDebate pic.twitter.com/1x53cVcu5Q — Benjamin Cook (@benjamin_cook)...

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Killer Who Sexually Assaulted, Shot Teen Lesbian Couple in Texas Sentenced to Life in Prison – VIDEO

A jury in San Patricio County, Texas has found David Malcolm Strickland guilty of capital murder and sentenced him to life in prison. Strickland brutally shot and sexually assaulted a teenage lesbian couple in Texas back in 2012. Strickland attacked 19-year-old Mollie Olgin and 18-year-old Kristene Chapa when he came upon them at a park in Portland, Texas, not far from Corpus Christi. He blindfolded them with duct tape, sexually assaulted them, and then shot them in the head execution style, leaving them for dead. The pair were later found by a couple who were at the park on a birdwatching trip. Olgin died of her injuries but Chapa miraculously survived and has undergone intensive therapy over the last several years. However, she has been left...

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Kaytranada, the Out Gay Canadian 2016 Polaris Prize Winner, Just Dropped the Chillest of Mixtapes: LISTEN

Kaytranada, the 24-year-old Haitian-Canadian electronic musician, producer and DJ who came out as gay in April and this week won Canada’s biggest music award, The Polaris Prize, has released a super-chill mixtape on Soundcloud. The mixtape, titled .0001%, a play on his album 99.9% which won the Polaris Prize honoring the year’s best album by a Canadian artist, is 90 uninterrupted minutes of chill goodness. Writes Pigeons and Planes: Lacking track breaks or names and an accompanying description of “?????????” not much is known about the project—but a quick listen to the loose, free-wheeling tape reveals plenty of surprises including Anderson .Paak vocals (at 1:04:50) and a remix of Usher‘s “U Don’t Have To Call.” Listen: Kaytranada...

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Haikus On Hotties is the Calendar You Need for 2017 – LOOK, WATCH

Lovers of poetry and hot men will want to back the “Haikus On Hotties” calendar on Kickstarter. The calendar originated last year as “Haikus with Hotties.” The key difference this year is that the haikus are actually being put on the bodies of Asian-American hotties. Said the creators of this year’s calendar on Kickstarter, “This time around, hot Asian-American guys write one haiku, and the only rule is that it has to be about hotness. And we have to figure out a way to get it on them — whether it’s on clothing, their bodies or some other creative interpretation of Haikus On Hotties.” As for who you can expect in this year’s calendar, look for Gerrand...

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Hillary Clinton Shares Powerful Story with Humans of New York About Why You Might Think She’s ‘Cold’

Hillary Clinton sat down to be photographed by the popular Facebook account Humans of New York and got personal about the public perception that she is ‘cold’ and ‘unemotional.’ Clinton opened up about what it was like as young woman attempting to enter the legal world, a world that at the time was not only predominantly male but also hostile to women entering its ranks: “I was taking a law school admissions test in a big classroom at Harvard. My friend and I were some of the only women in the room. I was feeling nervous. I was a senior in college. I wasn’t sure how well I’d do. And while we’re waiting for the exam to start, a group of men began to...

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Nebraska Man Gets Probation for Burning Gay Couple’s Pride Flag in Front of Their Home

Cameron Mayfield, a 25-year-old Nebraska man, was sentenced to two years probation for stealing and then waving and burning a gay couple’s pride flag in front of their home after he soaked it in gasoline in March 2015. RELATED: Nebraska Lesbian Couple’s Pride Flag Stolen And Burned By Neighbor: VIDEO We reported earlier: Before stealing a Gay Pride flag from a lesbian couple’s home in Omaha, Nebraska, setting it on fire and waving it in the street, Cameron Mayfield walked passed several houses with other flags. Then, he hopped the couple’s front fence, yanked down the flag and returned to his house nearby, where he retrieved a gas can out of the garage. He drenched the flag, set it on fire, and walked back to the...

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Watch the Full Episode for ‘Gaycation Presents: Orlando’ with Ellen Page: VIDEO 

Last night, VICELAND aired Gaycation Presents: Orlando, a special episode of its docuseries Gaycation with Ellen Page and her best friend Ian Daniel that looks at LGBT culture and struggles around the world. The pair traveled to Orlando in the wake of the Pulse massacre to help bring continued attention to the shooting left 49 people dead and was the deadliest mass shooting in US history. The massacre was also the worst terrorist attack on US soil since 9/11. The episode begins with a haunting image of the crime scene outside Pulse just days after the shooting. Page and Daniel say they wanted to start their trip to Orlando by going to Pulse and paying their respects to the victims who lost their lives. “We’re here because...

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US Gymnast Danell Leyva Strips Down at Rio 2016 (and Ukraine Follows Suit) – WATCH

Two-time silver medalist and LGBT ally Danell Leyva gave gymnastics fans in Rio a bit of a treat yesterday when he stripped down in the middle of a routine. Leyva was performing in the gymnastics gala, an event that awards no medals and is merely for fun, when he decided to give the audience something besides his stunning athleticism to look at: his bare flesh. PREVIOUSLY: U.S. Gymnast Danell Leyva is a Show-off, But No One’s Complaining Team USA Men’s gymnastics had said they thought competing shirtless would bring them more attention to their sport and it seems Leyva was out to prove the point. Pausing in his parallel bar routine, he peeled away his skintight uniform, rolling it down to just below...

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Comedian Eric Andre: I’m Bisexual, We All Are

EXCLUSIVE interview with Eric Andre of Adult Swim’s The Eric Andre Show. Towleroad’s Mark Allen asks about the star’s LGBT fan base, his timely brand of comedy, and the question, “Is Eric Andre bisexual?” You’ve probably seen Eric Andre’s face lately on posters for the new fourth season of The Eric Andre Show (pictured in a destroyed television studio), or Instagram photos of him lapping his tongue under the “Ranch Fountain” at his newly-opened Ranch Dressing Dispensary on Rivington Street in NYC, or perhaps being derided on Fox News and Brietbart.com for posing as a right-wing correspondent and crashing Alex Jones’ press booth at the 2016 Republican National Convention (where he got kicked out). Or, you also...

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Chicago Fire Soccer Team Shuts Down Anti-Gay Chants

MLS soccer team the Chicago Fire has come out strongly against anti-gay chants, making it clear this week that the club will not tolerate fans shouting homophobic slurs during games. General Manager Nelson Rodriguez took the field before a recent match to make the announcement. Rodriguez fittingly chose the club’s Pride Night to take a stand. Chicago Tribune sports columnist and Fire fan John Kass was on hand for that game with his two sons and shared his reaction: “An inappropriate and offensive chant has been used by some of our fans,” Rodriguez said. “It is unbecoming and certainly not reflective of the great city that we live in, and the best fans in major league soccer. “Please be advised that...

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‘Gays for Trump’ Homocon Milo Yiannopoulos Proves He’s Just a Loud-Mouthed Fame Whore – VIDEOS

In a series of new interviews, Milo Yiannopoulos, the infamous homocon who was banned from Twitter and hosted the ‘Gays for Trump’ party at the 2016 Republican National Convention, made it clear that he’s nothing more than a delusional fame whore. And while he has ushered forth a new barrage of hateful, misguided remarks, he does’t deserve my outrage. Here’s why. Let’s start with an interview he did recently with CNN. In it, Yiannopoulos twisted himself into a linguistic pretzel trying to defend his history of making disgusting remarks on Twitter. He called his attacks on Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones a mere ‘exchange of words’, adding that all he did was crack a few jokes at her expense. “I was mean...

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