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Trump’s Amerikkkan Promise Fulfilled: Make America Hate Again

Featured, Politics  

Emboldened by Trump’s electoral college victory, racists can now remove their white hoods and march in broad daylight, like they did yesterday in Charlottesville, Virginia. Ku Klux Klan members and neo-Nazis staged a “Unite the Right” demonstration over the removal of a Confederate monument and were met with counter-protesters, estimated to have outnumbered the white…

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Gay High School Seniors Had Quotes Removed From Year Book

Featured, Uncategorized  

Next to prom and marching in a tasseled cap and gown to the strains of “Pomp and Circumstance” writing a humorous or inspiring quote for the yearbook is perhaps the most enduring rite-of-passage for high school seniors. Unfortunately, Joey Slavinsky and Thomas Swartz, two openly gay recent graduates of Kearney High School in Missouri, had that…

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Captain Planet Joins The Fight For Marriage Equality Down Under

Featured, Politics  

With a single Facebook post, Captain Planet, the muscle-bound animated ‘90s superhero/eco-warrior, has come out in favor of a ‘Yes’ vote for same-sex marriage in Australia.   The vote is scheduled for August 24, and the “yes” campaign is pulling out all the stops to bring equality to Australia. Captain Planet is the latest voice…

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Flashback Friday: When Idris Elba Played An Escort On ‘AbFab’

Entertainment, Featured  

We recently stumbled upon a verrrry young, already insanely handsome Idris Elba as a gigolo procured for Patsy on a particularly randy episode of Absolutely Fabulous from season 3, titled “Sex.” “Sex” is one of the best of episodes of the always outrageous series. The two booze-soaked fashionistas have hit a dry spell with men…

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‘Sense8’ Co-Creator Lana Wachowski Writing Season 3

Entertainment, Featured  

Sense8 co-creator Lana Wachowski is not ready to say good-bye to the Netflix series or its fervent fans. Wachowski made an appearance at Vancouver Pride, along with actors from the show, Toby Onwumere, Alfonso Herrera, Max Riemelt and Brian J. Smith, after which she hosted a Facebook Live chat hinting at a possible third season…

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Director Todd Haynes Dives Deep Into The Velvet Underground

Entertainment, Featured  

At The Locarno Film Festival screening of his new film, Wonderstruck, queer auteur Todd Haynes revealed to Variety that his next project would focus on legendary rock band, The Velvet Underground. No stranger to music-related subject matter, this will be his first documentary and will be produced in conjunction with long-time creative partner Christine Vachon…

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You Cast RuPaul’s Upcoming Hulu Series

Comedy, Featured  

Hulu is actively developing the tentatively titled dramedy, Queen, a slightly fictionalized version of Emmy-winner RuPaul’s rise from club kid to drag queen to gay icon, then global star. Set in NYC during the Reagan-era ‘80s, the series is being produced by J.J. Abrams (Alias, Star Wars: The Force Awakens). RuPaul Andre Charles, born in…

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New Jennifer Lawrence Thriller Is Giving Us Serious ‘Rosemary’s Baby’ Vibes

Entertainment, Featured  

J.Law fans and horror-film buffs are all abuzz about the trailer for Darren Aronofsky’s new film mother! While Aronofsky and Lawrence are alleged to be romantically linked (and J.Law detractors are Twitter-blaming her for the breakup of Anna Faris and Chris Pratt during production of Passengers), the chatter is also drawing comparisons of the mother!…

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Trans Rights Groups Sue Trump Over Military Ban

Featured, Politics  

LGBTQ rights groups have begun a legal tactical plan to go to war with the president over his Twitter threat to ban all transgender service members from the US military. The first strike came today when two groups filed a lawsuit against the president on behalf of five anonymous transgender service members, with nearly 60…

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Game Of Thrones Costumes Fashioned From Cheap IKEA Rugs

Entertainment, Featured  

Like innovative Scarlett O’Hara with her curtains, and the hilarious parody from The Carol Burnett Show – Bob Mackie’s wacky curtains-with-rod ensemble – Michele Clapton transformed a household item sold at IKEA into the fur capes worn by Night’s Watch members in Game of Thrones. While speaking at a Getty Museum symposium on Medieval dress,…

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