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'Gong Show' Creator Chuck Barris Dies at 87

'Gong Show' Creator Chuck Barris Dies at 87

By Joscelyn Paine | Mar 22
Chuck Barris, whose game show empire included "The Dating Game," ''The Newlywed Game" and that infamous factory of cheese, "The Gong Show," has died. He was 87.

NYPD Cop Who Went Viral for Twerking at Gay Pride Dies of 9/11-Related Brain Cancer

NYPD Cop Who Went Viral for Twerking at Gay Pride Dies of 9/11-Related Brain Cancer

Mar 15
NYPD Officer Michale Hance, who went viral in 2015 after he was recorded twerking at Gay Pride, died Sunday after losing a battle with brain cancer that may be connected to exposure to harmful elements to the 9/11 attacks. He was 44.

Therapist Who Fought to 'Cure' Gays Dies in California at 70

Therapist Who Fought to 'Cure' Gays Dies in California at 70

By Andrew Dalton | Mar 10
Joseph Nicolosi, a psychologist who promoted the idea that homosexuality could be cured, has died at age 70.

Robert Osborne, Genial Face of TCM, Dead at 84

Robert Osborne, Genial Face of TCM, Dead at 84

By Jake Coyle | Mar 6
Robert Osborne, the genial face of Turner Classic Movies and a walking encyclopedia of classic Hollywood, has died. He was 84.

Gay Music Executive and Former Pop Star Tommy Page Dies

Gay Music Executive and Former Pop Star Tommy Page Dies

By Mark Kennedy | Mar 5
Tommy Page, a former pop star whose song "I'll Be Your Everything" went to No. 1 in 1990 and who later became a record company executive, publisher of Billboard magazine, a vice president at Pandora and an executive at The Village Voice, has died. He was

Family Rep: 'Titanic' Actor Bill Paxton has Died

Family Rep: 'Titanic' Actor Bill Paxton has Died

By Lindsay Bahr | Feb 26
Bill Paxton, the prolific and charismatic actor whose many memorable roles included an astronaut in "Apollo 13" and a treasure hunter in "Titanic," has died from complications due to surgery. He was 61.

McCorvey, Who Was At Center Of Roe V. Wade, Dead At 69

McCorvey, Who Was At Center Of Roe V. Wade, Dead At 69

By Jamie Stengle and Diana Heidgerd | Feb 19
Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym "Jane Roe" led to the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision that legalized abortion but who later became an outspoken opponent of the procedure, died Saturday. She was 69.

Grammy-Winning Jazz Singer Al Jarreau Dies At 76

Grammy-Winning Jazz Singer Al Jarreau Dies At 76

By Lindsey Bahr | Feb 12
Grammy-winning jazz singer Al Jarreau, who transcended genres over a 50-year career, died at a Los Angeles hospital Sunday, just days after announcing his retirement from touring because of exhaustion.

Report: Gay Porn Star Max Schulter Dies at 35

Report: Gay Porn Star Max Schulter Dies at 35

Feb 8
Gay porn star Max Schutler died earlier this month and a cause of death has not been reported. He was 35.

'A Truly Magnificent Talent:' Actor John Hurt Dies At 77

'A Truly Magnificent Talent:' Actor John Hurt Dies At 77

By Lynne O'Donnell and Shawn Pogatchnik | Jan 28
As a self-described "old drunk," the actor John Hurt nonetheless had a half-century career highlighted with memorable performances, two Oscar nominations, a Golden Globe and four British BAFTA awards. Success and failure were taken in stride.

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