The latest wave of gender-defying youth just got wavier with Shamir, a 20-year-old cutie-patootie from Vegas who's tearing down rigid archetypes by way of gender ambiguity and a brazen "no fucks to give" attitude.
"Tori Amos who?" My dear friend, then boyfriend, must have been dumbfounded when I - a gay man - uttered these words that, in retrospect, are among the most naive of my life.
Grief guides Sufjan Stevens' muse on "Carrie & Lowell." It's a remarkably wrenching release from the indie darling.
During an insightful and surprisingly candid conversation, Duff spoke about her career as a whole just hours following June 26's landmark Supreme Court ruling, which granted full marriage rights to LGBT Americans.
Matt Bomer is not buying all the buzz about Matt Bomer. Channeling his trademark charm, the actor calls it "sheer fallacy" that anyone - let alone heterosexual men - could possibly find his piercing baby-blue eyes swoon-worthy.
Stripped of that glossy sheen, those painted nails and the purple mane that he famously flaunted on his 2009 post-"American Idol" debut, "For Your Entertainment," Adam Lambert's latest album cover isn't even in color. His hair still reaches the same towering heights as his voice on "The Original High," but otherwise, he's unadorned.
Lily Tomlin is watching Jane Fonda weep. As the showbiz icon releases a steady stream of waterworks - she's "wiping tears away," Tomlin notes - Fonda pauses slightly to collect herself before answering
Rose Byrne is up to no good again. After driving Kristen Wiig further into cupcake-consuming meltdown mode during 2011's "Bridesmaids," the Australian actress goes full-on diva in "Spy"...
It all began with the bears. "I'm like, 'Are you a baseball team?'" says Josh Groban, recalling an early-career encounter with a man who informed the crooner about his growing number of gay bear fans.
Even by phone, Reba McEntire makes you feel right at home. "Thanks for the visit; I've enjoyed visitin' with you!" the singer drawls, wrapping up our conversation as if I'd just stopped by for buttered grits and a cup of hot coffee.