By Oliver M. Pulumbarit
GMA 7’s soap “My Husband’s Lover” ended last week after a successful four-month run. Moving, grueling and baffling at different points, the series expectedly ended with its manly gay characters finally getting their much-deserved happily-ever-after. But the less than grandiose resolution left this viewer unsatisfied.
By Dolly Anne Carvajal
Just like any avid viewer of “My Husband’s Lover,” I am quite sad that the hit “gay-serye” is wrapping up soon.
By Armin Adina
Erimar Ortigas, the country’s representative to the 2013 Mister Gay World pageant, considers the GMA 7 primetime drama series “My Husband’s Lover” a “good show, [an] eye-opener for viewers.” “It shows another type of gay men, not just the stereotype,” Ortigas told Inquirer Entertainment during his send-off party at F Philippines in Quezon City [...]
By Nestor U. Torre
DENNIS Trillo in a “My Husband’s Lover” shirt . PHOTO courtesy of popoy caritativo
It’s currently trendy for “proven” macho actors to essay gay roles on TV and in the movies, as Dennis Trillo and Tom Rodriguez are successfully doing in the popular GMA 7 teleserye, “My Husband’s Lover.” However, some show biz veterans cast a bemused eye on this development, pointing out that, while it may be currently “in,” it’s also a repeat of how the industry cavorted in the 1970s, when other “certified” male actors like Ronaldo Valdez and Dindo Fernando swished and ditzily dished for all they were worth in some of the most scintillating social commentaries filmed by Danny Zialcita, Joey Gosiengfiao and Elwood Perez.
By Dolly Anne Carvajal
I find the “love team” of Karylle and Vice Ganda cute and amusing. Vicerylle mania is creating quite a commotion. It has spawned a Vice Pogi and Karylle Facebook Fan Page. Since I have a gay son, (to whom I fondly refer as my “DalaGAY”) IC, I have a soft spot for homosexuals; in fact, I have turned into a babaeng bading. I have a gay best friend whom I’d marry if he were straight.
By Entertainment Staff
We recently watched Charice’s nth television interview after that celebrated coming-out. We pray that it was the last, until she has reclaimed her rightful place on the global stage.
By Allan Policarpio
Raquel Pempengco, mother of international singer Charice, said she had accepted her estranged daughter “for who she is” and there was no need for the latter to apologize for being a lesbian.
International singing sensation Charice Pempengco admitted in a taped interview on “The Buzz” Sunday that she is a lesbian.
Explicit gay sex has hit the big screen at the Cannes film festival in movies targeting mainstream audiences that stir controversy and spare the viewer nothing.
By Bayani San Diego Jr.
Ronnie Lazaro, the award-winning actor who bared all as a live-sex performer in Tikoy Aguiluz’s 1985 drama film “Boatman,” dons an archbishop’s robes in Jade Castro’s forthcoming comedy “Juana Change the Movie.”
Jodie Foster came out without really coming out, and suggested she was retiring from acting without exactly saying so, in a long, breathless and rambling speech at Sunday night’s Golden Globe Awards.
By Edith M. Lederer
Latin superstar Ricky Martin is telling a U.N. conference on homophobia that he wishes he could come out again so he could tell people struggling with their identities that “it’s just beautiful — you find love.”