Public reaction to Bass coming out in 2006 was generally positive, and would be even more well-received in an age when LGBTQ artists like Sam Smith, Janelle Monáe, Troye Sivan, and Brandi Carlile are on the charts.
May is upon us which means — those “It’s Gonna Be May” memes have been dusted off and are ready for recirculation. Lance Bass explains the origin.
The rivalry between the Backstreet Boys and ’NSync was all manager Lou Pearlman's fault, says Lance Bass. Until they got wise.
George Clooney is calling for a boycott of luxury hotels owned by the Sultan of Brunei over a new law in that country that imposes death for gay sex or adultery — and he's getting support.
There’s a moment in the Lance Bass–produced documentary about boy-band puppeteer and notorious conman Lou Pearlman that’s more heartbreaking than any one of the forlorn love songs *NSYNC or the Backstreet Boys (Pearlman’s biggest conquests) ever recorded. It’s the scene in The Boy Band Con: The Lou Pearlman Story when the five members of *NSYNC recount the time when, three years into their stadium-touring, million-of-records-sold, screaming-teen-inducing careers, they are finally presented with their first cheques. Bass, along with Justin Timberlake, Joey Fatone, Chris Kirkpatrick, and JC Chasez were at a fancy restaurant with Pearlman and their parents, expecting a massive pay day of at least seven figures.