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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Gay Billionaire Peter Thiel Cruising Away From Trump

Featured, Politics  

Peter Thiel, gay billionaire co-founder of PayPal and early Facebook investor, was also a passionate supporter of Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign. The tech titan famously spoke at the Republican National Convention, telling the audience, who had just cheered the passage of a staunchly anti-LGBTQ platform, “I am proud to be gay. I…

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Lucy Getting More Love From Cate Blanchett, Aaron Sorkin

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MeTV viewers who wake up, before the sun, to catch I Love Lucy or The Lucy Show (Here’s Lucy streams on Amazon Prime or Hulu) will be THRILLED to learn Amazon Studios has picked up the drama Lucy and Desi from Escape Studios. Scripted by very busy Aaron Sorkin, the role of the eternal Lucille…

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The Queen Is (Not) Dead. Morrissey Biopic Coming Soon

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England is Mine explores the teenage years of Steven Patrick Morrissey’s not quite charming life, before the iconic pop star and his music would go on to move millions. Directed by Oscar-nominee Mark Gill, a longtime fan of Morrissey and his seminal rock band, The Smiths, the film opened in the UK last week to mixed…

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