John Barrowman Kicks Off Commonwealth Games With Gay Kiss

…And five other things you need to know today.

BANKS Debuts New Single ‘Beggin For Thread’

Off her upcoming album, “Goddess”

By Alex Panisch

Sam Smith Announces Latest Single, ‘I’m Not The Only One’

Off his record-breaking debut LP, In The Lonely Hour

By Alex Panisch

Nathan Parsons Thinks True Blood's Gay Romance Is Important

The actor opens up about playing gay on the show

By Stacy Lambe

A New Nuclear Family for John Benjamin Hickey

In Manhattan, the out actor plays Frank Winter, a physics professor who helped create the atomic bomb

By Mark Peikert

Hollywood Fails to Move the Needle On Gay Representation

GLAAD reports that only 17 films of 2013 contained LGBT characters

By Stacy Lambe

Fire Island Dance Festival 20th Anniversary

Marcelo Gomes, Sara Mearns, Ailey II, MOMIX, and more were featured at the annual event

By Jerry Portwood

Fire Island Dance Festival: Turning Nature’s Wrath into a Thing of Beauty

The festival celebrated its 20th anniversary

By Brian Schaefer

Nelsan Ellis Dishes on Luke Grimes, Playing Gay

... And five other things you need to know today.

By Dennis Hinzmann

10 Qs: Caprice Bourret

The Ladies of London star answers Out's ten most burning questions

By Stacy Lambe

Tom Daley: Airborne Grace

Competitors from around the globe flew through the air in agonized elegance at the 19th FINA Diving World Cup in China. …

By Editors

Why Do We Love Our Dogs?

Benoit Denizet-Lewis on traveling with his dog Casey, the bisexual controversy, and why James Franco is making a film …

By Shana Naomi Krochmal

Fund This: Going Inside the Treatment of LGBT People of Iran

Golf Alpha Yankee wants to expose the untold stories of gay Iranians

By Dennis Hinzmann

A Shirtless Zac Efron Goes Rappelling with Bear Grylls

The actor joins the survivalist on his new show, Running Wild with Bear Grylls

By Dennis Hinzmann

Queering Comic-Con

A guide to four days of comics, cosplay, and superheroes

By Patrick Yacco

Watch Röyksopp & Robyn Lead the Revolution in ‘Do It Again’

The Revolution will be televised…and have an electropop soundtrack!

By Alex Panisch

Watch Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing

The gay WWII hero, considered to be the father of modern computer science, was prosecuted for homosexual acts

By Jerry Portwood