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Sissy That Walk of Fame

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Clear your 2018 calendars. In the category of TELEVISION, illustrious media deity RuPaul Charles will be receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame! RuPaul is an extra shimmery celestial being among a list of worthy fellow recipients—like Shonda Rimes, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Minnie Mouse, Jennifer Lawrence—totally worth the $40,000 cost incurred by the…

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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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