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Cocktails, Community & Cole Porter: A Tribute To The Gay Piano Bar

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The Gay Piano Bar is endangered and sentimental researchers are racing to save this beloved and historic institution. Numerous studies have concluded that the Gay Piano Bar (let’s refer to them as GPB from here on) first came to the U.S. in the 1940s, as the American musical was growing in popularity. The GPB found…

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Thirsty Thursday: Claws Star Jack Kesy

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The surprise summer hit of basic cable, TNT’s Claws has been renewed for a second season. Qu’est-que c’est Claws, say you? It doesn’t really matter. It has something to do with ghetto nails, the Dixie Mafia, strip clubs, Booty Bass, synchronized swimming interludes, Niecy Nash in a push-bra, and a whole lot of Forever 21…

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Vaginal Davis In Conversation With Bruce LaBruce, Part Two

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Editor’s Note: This is the second of two installments. In part one, ex-pat artist Vaginal Davis and filmmaker Bruce LaBruce discussed their 30-plus-year-long friendship/working relationship, cookie-cutter Hollywood blockbusters and LaBruce’s newest film, The Misandrists. Their confab concludes below. by Vaginal Davis Vaginal Davis: There are so few films centered around women, and your movie is off…

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Artist Vaginal Davis Interrogates Filmmaker Bruce LaBruce

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Editor’s Note: Genderqueer performance artist, ‘zine queen, independent curator and OG “blacktress” Vaginal Davis recently interviewed transgressive homocore filmmaker Bruce LaBruce. The two olde friends engaged in a lively discussion centered on hot gossip, bad reviews, rebellious female stars and LaBruce’s latest celluloid provocation, The Misandrists, currently playing the international festival circuit. This is the…

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