Perfume Genius

Perfume Genius Announces New Album ‘Too Bright,’ Streams Single “Queen”

Seattle songwriter Mike Hadreas, aka Perfume Genius, is back with his third full-length LP, Too Bright, and it’s due out September 23 via Matador. The follow-up to 2012’s gorgeous Put Your Back N 2 It was self-recorded along with Portishead’s Adrian Utley and features a guest appearance from PJ Harvey collaborator John Parish. Hadreas has shared single “Queen” and […]


Steve Martin Denies ‘Father Of The Bride 3’ Rumors

Last night, UTG was one of countless blogs who posted a story about Steve Martin joining Father Of The Bride 3. We sourced the information from NikkiFinke, which has proven to be highly reliable since its launch. Unfortunately, it seems they were wrong. Steve Martin took to Twitter earlier today to share his excitement about […]


Steve Martin Signs On For Gay-Themed ‘Father Of The Bride 3’

Comedy icon Steve Martin is no stranger to the silver screen, but in recent years he has made it a point to only tackle roles that he found particularly interesting. With that in mind, one might wonder what could possibly lead the comedian to revisit his beloved Father Of The Bride franchise a third time, […]

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Watch Andrew Garfield Nail His Trans Role in Arcade Fire’s “We Exist” Music Video

There’s been a lot of talk surrounding Arcade Fire’s newest album, Reflektor. Part of that comes from one of the songs, “We Exist,” telling the story of a son coming out to his father. Now, a few weeks after the band posted a teaser for the music video where Andrew Garfield was dressed in drag during their Coachella […]


Jenny Owen Youngs Comes Out As Homosexual, Blogs About Being Gay

Here at UTG, we think the fact someone is or is not a homosexual is not grounds for a news post. However, when someone in music comes forward with their sexual preference in an attempt to help others who may feel unable to do the same, we recognize we have an entirely different story altogether. […]

For Today 2012


Well the internet sure hasn’t kept quiet about this one. After what seems to have been a decision made as a result of the criticism, name-calling, and hatred that came from Mike Reynolds’ Thursday morning rant on homosexuality, the guitarist has now left For Today to pursue what he claims to be a life in […]

For Today 2012

For Today Guitarist Claims There is “No such thing as a gay Christian” [UPDATED]

Too bad we already had a ‘Holy Sh!t’ headline today… Christian metalcore act For Today are the topic of much online debate this afternoon following recent comments made by guitarist Mike Reynolds on his personal Twitter account. Around 8AM EST this morning Reynolds began a posting a series of tweets regarding his views on homosexuality […]

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BULLSH!T: Detroit Teacher Suspended For Playing Song About Homosexuality; UTG Loses It

I try really hard to keep us out of political waters as often as possible. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not because we don’t care about the issues the impact our readers, it’s actually quite the opposite. You see, we recognize that a large portion of our readers hail from all over the world and […]

Hostage Calm 2012

Hostage Calm Announce Same-Sex Rally in Maryland

In celebration of last week’s legalization of same-sex marriage by Maryland voters, Hostage Calm will be hosting a rally at the Charm City Art Space in Baltimore, Maryland on November 26 featuring Diamond Youth, Sacred Love, In Between and Distances. Read a statement from Hostage Calm frontman, Cmar, below. This show will be FREE, and it […]


STREAM: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – “Same Love”

Rapper Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have teamed up yet again to deliever serious fire with their latest pro-gay anthem “Same Love” and is extremely powerful. Check out what Macklemore had to say about the orgin of the song and what he plans to accomplish with it. “This song, which I wrote in April, is a […]

John Nolan on “It Gets Better” project

John Nolan has made a special video for “It Gets Better” which supports speaking up against hate and intolerance at both school and work. Watch John’s positive message after the jump!