Because I want to challenge people on their homophobia. They’ve been out for quite a bit about how he likes to go out at three o’clock in the morning for a manicure and a pedicure.” (Booker had previously told a fashion magazine that late-night pedicures are “transformative” — and that he’d first gotten them with an ex-girlfriend.)Booker has it both ways in an artful manner that suits his rapid rise in the political establishment, though the point he’s making is entirely new: He’s at once flirtatiously in touch with his feminine side in a manner that is seen by those who see the world in stereotypes as “gay” or less than “guy-ish,” and straight.
I love seeing on Twitter when someone says I’m gay, and I say, ‘So what does it matter if I am? I hope you are not voting for me because you are making the presumption that I’m straight.’”This came before comments by Booker’s Republican opponent, Steve Lonegan, that seemed to bait Booker: “It’s kind of weird. He’s not gay, but he wants you to interrogate why that’s a big deal.“I don’t mean to diminish it, but I do think there’s something to be said for the correlation between Hollywood and politics,” said Michael Bronski, a professor in studies of women, gender, sexuality at Harvard and the author of “A Queer History of the United States.” “But you see parallels between Booker and James Franco.
He is well known for the HBO political talk show Real Time with Bill Maher (2003–present) and the similar late-night show called Politically Incorrect, originally on Comedy Central and later on ABC.
Maher is known for his sarcastic attitude, Maher supports the legalization of cannabis and same-sex marriage.
His critical views of religion were the basis for the 2008 documentary film Religulous.
New Jersey Senate candidate Cory Booker has broken his silence about the gay rumors that have sporadically surfaced through his time in public life.
He told the Washington Post in a lengthy profile that he has lately been dating women, though in a sphere far more private than the one he generally inhabits:“Because how unfair is it to a young lady to put them in the spotlight if they haven’t signed up for that yet? “And people who think I’m gay, some part of me thinks it’s wonderful.
(He’s also been dogged by gay rumors in recent years.) After appearing as Sean Penn’s lover in “Milk,” Franco appeared in drag at the Oscars and on a magazine cover; he co-directed a film called “Interior.