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Patriotic Pride: Celebrating Aaron Copland, The Gay “Dean Of American Composers”

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The summertime months offer innumerable outdoor concerts to celebrate America (is it great again?) with charming picnic baskets dangling from crooked arms. These musical events vary: Fireworks Spectacular with Pentatonix, John Philip Sousa’s “Stars and Stripes Forever” under the stars, and many small-town bandshell performances throughout the US of A providing “God Bless America” sing-along…

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Believe It! Cher Is Heading To Broadway

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Cher, currently a notable thorn-in-Trump’s-side-on-Twitter, will be the subject of what will probably be the most successful Broadway musical ever. Helmed by Jason Moore, director of Pitch Perfect as well as stage musical Avenue Q, the project is slated for Broadway in 2018. The book is by Rick Elice—who wrote for the stage The Addams…

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Andrew Garfield is Every Woman… or at least one helluva Whitney Houston

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Andrew Garfield is an Oscar-nominated actor, a recent-ish Spider-man, former boyfriend of Emma Stone and…every woman. The Brit thespian, currently headlining the West End revival of Angels in America, took the stage during the London stop of the Werq the World tour on May 31 and stunned RuPaul’s Drag Race judge Michelle Visage by donning…

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Why Is Queen Latifah Screaming In Front Of A Man’s Junk?

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In ads for her raunchy new comedy Girls Trip, Queen Latifah is seen with her mouth open wide in between the bare legs of a man (at least we think those smooth limbs belong to a man) accompanied by the tag line “You’ll be glad you came.” Talk about truth in advertising. The film appears…

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Marsha P. Johnson Will Soon Be Screaming And Streaming In Your Living Room

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The debate over who threw that first brick during the Stonewall riots will rage on forever, but Marsha P. Johnson’s name will always be part of the conversation as she and fellow trans activist pal Sylvia Rivera were definitely on the frontlines of the historic event in June 1969. The next year the two would…

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Penelope Cruz Gives Good Face As Donatella Versace

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Penelope Cruz is by all accounts a very talented actress, but does she have what it takes to subjugate her comely good looks to play human Muppet interesting looking fashion maven Donatella Versace? We’ll soon find out Academy Award-winner takes the plum role in the FX’s The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story. This…

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Here’s Why Lou Reed’s Queer Anthem Isn’t “Transphobic”

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What’s the matter with kids today? Some might say it’s an oversupply of misguided rage. Take for example, the recent brouhaha over Lou Reed’s “Walk on the Wild Side.” On any respectable list of the most important LGBTQ anthems, there’s a spot reserved for this great song somewhere near Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive” and…

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Feud 2: Evita Vs. Evita

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Broadway diva Patti LuPone went for Madonna in a most public way, reading her to filth on giggly Andy Cohen’s “Watch What Happens Live.” Madge and LuPone have little in common, save the musical “Evita.” La Lupone slayed The Great White Way first as Eva Peron, then Madonna tackled the dictator’s wife role on-screen, a…

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Dishy Celebs

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Brunch with Bowie? Dinner with Darth Vader? Finally, the dining companions you always wanted. L.A. based illustrator/designer Miss Scarlet recently launched a line of vintage dishware that has been upcycled to include portraits of pop icons including Freddy Mercury, Tim Curry as Dr. Frank-N- Furter, Prince, Yoda, Robert Smith of The Cure, Miss Miserable herself,…

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From Top To BTTM

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From white-hot to so-very-not in a matter of days, queer punk band PWR BTTM (yes, “power bottom” with the vowels omitted) have been dropped by their label, distributor, music platforms and seen their upcoming Summer tour in support of their just-released album, “Pageant” implode. On May 11, reports on social media began surfacing, alleging that…

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