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Elton John Announces ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Tour

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As either a classic diva move or as a supremely effective way of trolling President Trump, Elton John, a.k.a. the real “Rocket Man,” is going on a 300-city, “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour that is going to last three freaking years. We’re assuming, of course, that it’s just so he can consistently sing “Rocket Man”…

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Comedy Classic ‘Tootsie’ Rolling Towards Broadway

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The trend of “film-to-musical adaptations” for marketable entertainment concepts continues with Sydney Pollack’s 1982 film Tootsie getting repackaged as a stage musical. Composer/lyricist David Yazbek, now basking in the Tony buzz surrounding The Band’s Visit, is the brains behind the Tootsie theatrical endeavor. The original comedy is about New York unemployed actor Michael Dorsey finding…

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Star-Studded ‘Boys In The Band’ Cast Tease Broadway Revival

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The boys of the upcoming Broadway revival of The Boys in the Band have shared a behind-the-scenes look at their play, and the resultant video is nothing short of throbbing with insight. The behind-the-scenes video gives us an introduction to the cast’s thoughts on the groundbreaking play — and considering everyone in this cast is…

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Razzie Noms Roast Tyler Perry, ‘Baywatch,’ Mahky Mahk, More

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Every year, Hollywood comes together to celebrate the most prominent members of their community. Every year, Hollywood then honors these titans of the movie industry in a lavish ceremony that baits speculation and breathless anticipation from members of both the entertainment industry and the press. This awards ceremony, which attracts the biggest names on screen…

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From Zayn With Love: Harry Styles Latest Celeb Floated As Next James Bond

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A man/boy whose hair once hypnotized Taylor Swift might be the next James Bond?? And no, it’s not Tom Hiddleston — That we could handle. Nope, it’s fucking Harry Styles. Before you storm the offices of Eon Productions, which produces the Bond films, you must know that this is all hearsay. There are not currently…

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Laverne Cox Becomes First Trans ‘Cosmopolitan’ Covergirl

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No, Flagrant reader, you have not died and gone to Heaven. Laverne Cox, one of our finest angels here on Earth, makes history once again as the covergirl for the February 2018 #SayYesToLove edition of Cosmopolitan South Africa. Cox, 45, is the first transgender women to appear on a Cosmo cover. She is also a…

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LGBTQ Films, Talent Among Oscar Nominations

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Well, Call Me By Your Name only got four Oscar nominations, so our best shot at LGBTQ dominance at the Oscars is now The Shape of Water, which is the clear frontrunner of the race with thirteen nominations. Technically, its central romance is heterosexual — between woman and fish — but that’s supposed to be…

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Cardi Bummer: Defending Offset’s Homophobic Lyrics, Rapper Makes Matters Worse

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Cardi B has proven herself to be a stripper with a heart of stupid. Over the weekend, the breakout MC shared a video of herself defending her fiancé Offset from allegations of homophobia — and she shot herself in the Bodak. After Offset was criticized for rapping, “I cannot vibe with queers,” in the new…

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Netflix Reboot ‘Queer Eye’ Trailer Introduces New Cast, Old Stereotypes

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In 2003, we needed them. Conservatives were back in power, a false narrative got us into war in Iraq following the 9/11 attacks and continued hostility towards LGBTQ people was the norm. Parts of the world seemed more progressive. Belgium became the second country to legalize same-sex marriage. But in the U. S. of A.,…

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