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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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‘In & Out’ 20 Years Later, For Better Or Worse

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The PG-13 romp In & Out was released 20 years ago. Directed by Muppets alum Frank Oz, any discussion of the film always includes the incident of its inspiration, Tom Hanks’s acceptance speech after winning an Oscar in the category of best actor for Philadelphia. Hanks credited his high school drama teacher Rawley Farnsworth and…

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‘Looking’s’ Russell Tovey Cast As Gay Superhero

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This fall, the CW will air an Arrow-verse four-part crossover special that will introduce gay superhero “The Ray,” to be played by out British actor Russell Tovey (ABC’s Quantico, HBO’s Looking). Tovey will also voice the character in CW Seed’s upcoming animated series, Freedom Fighters: The Ray. The crossover special, “Crisis on Earth-X,” will take…

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Muna Is The Queer Pop Band Of Your Dreams

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Queer dream pop trio MUNA have written odes to LGBTQ safe spaces and abuse survivors, but their new single, “In My Way” from their debut album “About You,” tackles a somewhat lighter subject — modern relationship culture. Thankfully, it’s no less poignant. The song is about the panic and vertigo of falling for someone when…

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New ‘At Home With Amy Sedaris’ Trailer Features Crafty Guests

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Depending on how deeply entrenched you are in pop culture, you might recognize the hilariously kooky Amy Sedaris from her role as the certifiably insane Mimi Kanasis on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt or as the buck-toothed protagonist of Strangers with Candy. Or maybe you just know her as the sharp, acerbic voice behind Princess Carolyn on…

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French And Saunders Reunite For Holiday Special

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For the first time in ten years, Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders will once again operate as a duo for a BBC1 special that will air on December 25, 2017. The event is a 30-year commemoration of the pair’s comedy shows that started in 1987 and ran under various titles until 2007—A Bucket O’French and…

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