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Ten Movies You Can’t Miss In October

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October is finally here and that means one thing. No, not the opportunity to dress in a thong and feathery angel’s wings for Halloween…although, that makes two things we love about the month. The other one is officially the beginning of Oscar-bait movie season. You know, movies made for adults. Here are 10 movies we’re…

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Trick Or Treat? ‘Hocus Pocus’ Remake In The Works

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When Hocus Pocus was theatrically released in 1993, it was received with mixed reviews despite an impressive cast of Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy and Sarah Jessica Parker as the Sanderson Sisters of Salem. The film has amassed an impressive cult following (of people who grew up in the ’90s and gay men), due in part…

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Cher Musical Is Broadway Bound Next Fall

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Oh my goddess! Somewhere, Jack McFarland is thanking the heavens: A Cher musical is coming to Broadway. The Queen/Princess/Drag Mother of Pop will be the focus of a new biographical musical called The Cher Show, and it’s hitting New York’s Neil Simon Theatre in Fall 2018. However, the show will first premiere in Chicago in…

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Playboy Founder, Civil Rights And Marriage Equality Advocate Hugh Hefner Dies At 91

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Upon hearing the Wednesday-night announcement that Playboy magazine publisher Hugh Hefner passed away at 91, this writer searched on YouTube for an episode featuring Nina Simone of Playboy’s Penthouse. The series was a cocktail party televised live from 1959 to 1961, hosted by tuxedo-clad, pipe-smoking Hugh Hefner extolling the sexually free good life promoted by…

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Samira Wiley: Season 2 Of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ To Explore Moira’s Love Life

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By Evan Lambert   With her star constantly on the rise and a Primetime Emmy nomination under her belt, Orange is the New Black’s Samira Wiley is back with yet another show — but this one is unlike anything she’s done. At the inaugural Tribeca TV Festival this past weekend, Wiley spoke to Flagrant about…

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Macklemore Joins Australian Marriage Equality Fight, Releases New Music

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As Australia proceeds with a postal survey that will determine if same-sex couples can marry there, American rapper Macklemore is giving a strong argument in favor of the “Vote Yes” folks. The bluntly attractive “Thrift Shop” singer is planning to perform his pro-LGBTQ song “Same Love” at the country’s National Rugby League grand final on…

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‘RPDR’s Nina Bo’Nina Brown Stuns With Racist Earthquake Comments

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Nina Bo’Nina Bin Laden Van Helsing Brown still hasn’t quite got the hang of this whole “being a chill, non-controversial famous person” thing, post RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9. The living face filter has stuck her foot in her mouth, again, with a pair of racist YouTube videos aimed at Valentina fans and the entire…

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Off-Broadway’s ‘A Clockwork Orange’: Graphic Violence Meets A & F

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If you haven’t read the Anthony Burgess novel or seen Stanley Kubrick’s 1971 masterpiece A Clockwork Orange, here’s the general formula: youthful rebellion + oppressive government = shocking gore and mind control. Oh, and it’s in the future and everyone speaks a weird dialect of Russian.   But even if you haven’t seen it, you probably…

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Next Level Drag Dominates Gender Bending Bushwig Festival

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By Evan Lambert This past weekend, in an abandoned factory on the outskirts of Brooklyn, a drag queen named Louisianna Purchase pushed a wooden cross up her butthole. Then she deep-throated the cross. Everyone cheered. It was just one of many boundary-pushing, gender-bending displays of subversiveness at New York’s latest Bushwig festival, a two-day long…

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‘Dynasty’ Star Gordon Thomson Comes Out, Trashes CW Reboot

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Dynasty—they don’t make ’em like that anymore. “They” in this case would be Aaron Spelling, Douglas S. Cramer, Esther Shapiro and Richard Shapiro, the original producers of the prime-time soap opera phenomenon. At present, Spelling is dead, and Doug Cramer prefers being an art collector. To prove Hollywood is bereft of new ideas, the Shapiros…

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