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Boy George Hangs Up On ‘Gender Bender’ Questioning

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Boy George shut down a radio host in a most awesome way. After a series of tone-deaf questions from Fran Kelly of Australia’s ABC Radio National’s Breakfast program, The Boy responded with a deafening click, dial tone, buh-bye.  The Culture Club singer was promoting his band’s upcoming tour and a stint as guest judge on…

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‘Mean Girls’ Star Daniel Franzese Accuses Bijou Phillips Of Abuse, Bullying

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According to a damning report from Mean Girls star Daniel Franzese, actress Bijou Phillips is almost too homophobic to function. On Friday, the openly gay Franzese accused Phillips of forcibly outing him and physically abusing him during the making of 2001’s Bully. In addition to loudly and repeatedly asking the then-closeted Franzese “are you gay”…

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Revisiting Julius’, Site Of Pre-Stonewall ‘Sip-In’

Politics  

The oldest gay bar in New York City, Julius’, is also the site of a groundbreaking “Sip-in” protest in 1966 that succeeded in ending the law banning gays from bars, three years before Stonewall. Dick Leitsch was one of three gay men who bravely staged the “Sip-in.” He met with NBC Out recently at the…

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Asian Diplomacy Tour Ends With Trump Twitter Tantrum

Featured, Politics  

As planned and hoped for by White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly, Trump trudged through his “official” visit to Asia these past several days with restraint and perhaps a guise of decorum. Throughout some notably measured speeches, Trump sufficiently recited from teleprompters the theme that he would be putting America first (we know…

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Minneapolis Elects Two Trans City Council Members

Politics  

Flagrant previously mentioned that Minneapolis was sophisticated enough to elect Andrea Jenkins, a transgender person of color, to their city council to represent Ward 8 on November 7, a day that proved inclusiveness is not yet dead in our nation. Several races around the country boded well for progressives and for candidates who were not…

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Legendary Fashion Illustrator Antonio Lopez Subject Of New Doc

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Long before “wokeness” made its way into the national lexicon, the seminal fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez was a prominent champion of introducing diverse models into the fashion industry. Throughout the 1970s, his dynamic, hypnotic fashion illustrations made their way into big-name magazines, and his affinity for non-white, non-cis, non-het folks allowed many marginalized people to…

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Ellen Page Outs Abusive Filmmakers Brett Ratner, Woody Allen

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Posting on her Facebook page, Ellen Page unleashed a damning indictment on the unchecked “ubiquitous behavior in the (Hollywood) industry,” of sexual harassment and homophobia, singling out disturbing experiences with filmmakers Brett Ratner and Woody Allen. Page, who was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar for Juno, publicly came out in 2014. In her Facebook…

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‘Unfit For Office,’ Romney Tells Moore To Quit Senate Race

Featured, Politics  

Since when did Mitt Romney become the voice of reason in the Republican party? In August, he issued a withering rebuke of President Trump’s response to the Charlottesville riots, and now, he’s the only prominent member of the party who is unequivocally calling for Roy Moore’s resignation from politics. You may remember Roy Moore as…

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Peep Breathtaking New Trailer For Oscar Contender ‘The Shape Of Water’

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Fox Searchlight just released a stunning, new trailer for The Shape of Water. It’s shaping up to be a glorious award season for Guillermo Del Toro and his gorgeous sci-fi/fantasy, outsider love story. The Shape of Water is being hailed as the Mexican-born director’s greatest work since Pan’s Labyrinth. Shape has already won the prestigious Venice Film…

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Meryl Streep’s Interview With ‘The Devil’ Herself, Vogue’s Anna Wintour

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During the intro to an entertainingly filmed interview, multiple Oscar winner Meryl Streep saunters into the offices of Vogue, purposely evoking her (Oscar-nominated) performance as Miranda Priestly, the very best aspect of The Devil Wears Prada (though Emily Blunt as the old Emily was no slouch, nod as well to Stanley Tucci’s nuance). She graciously…

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