AfterElton Briefs: “Fat Guy,” “I Don’t Like Boys,” Which “Real World” Housemate Will Bare All for “Playgirl,” and More!

  • Happy 29th Birthday to Andy Roddick, and Happy 39th Birthday to Cameron Diaz. Speaking of Andy, the U.S. Open is underway. Good luck Federbear!
  • Oh dear, we have another sports star who recommends that gay athletes stay in the closet. Cyclist Graeme Obree came out earlier this year, but doesn’t recommend that other athletes follow suit until after they retire. Hmm … He seems to contradict himself throughout the article, so I don’t know what to make of his attitude.
  • In case you wondering, Jedward are not gay. In fact, they seek to emulate their idols, The Jonas Brothers. Let’s move on …
  • The new web series Fat Guy debuts on September 8th, and showcases Caskey Hunsader, a “20-something, gay midwestern transplant as he navigates New York City, love and his acting career.”

  • Below you can hear NPR interview Don Lemon, who is giving the keynote address at the National Lesbian and Gay Journalist Association convention.

  • Below you can see Trevor Donovan with Mexican actress and singer Sandra Echeverria on the set of Oliver Stone’s Savages.

  • Bravo will air a special that addresses the suicide of Real Housewives of Beverly HillsRussell Armstrong, but won’t postpone the new season, which is scheduled to debut September 5th.
  • Guess which Real World housemate is going to bare all for Playgirl? Yeah, I had no idea who he was, either.
  • Finally, below you can see the subtitled version of Não Gosto dos Meninos/ I Don’t Like Boys, a Brazilian short documentary inspired by the It Gets Better project.

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