Flagrant Originals: 'Desert Island Downloads' With Sherry Vine
The premise: You’re stranded on a deserted island. Maybe you were on a gay cruise to Alaska and the U.S.S. Midler hit an iceberg. Or your flight to Bora Bora Pride dove into the South Pacific. Whatevs. You’re all alone. Suddenly, your cell phone lights up with a strong signal
Kate McKinnon, Drag King Extraordinaire
Everyone (all right, almost everyone) loves drag queens. While there’s something inherently amusing about a dude in a dress, there’s also something poignant about a man embracing his femininity and paying homage to influential women. And thanks to RuPaul’s Drag Race, drag queens have now twirled into the mainstream and
Film Review: 'Call Me By Your Name' Swoony, Rapturous Romance Seduces
By Evan Lambert Show of hands: Who here has blocked out their teen years? Oh wow, that's a lot — OK, put 'em down put 'em down — KAREN, PUT YOUR GODDAMN HAND DOWN YOU MISSED IT ... OK thank you. Well, I'm going to need you to unblock those
George Takei's 'Naughty Gay Grandpa' Defense Only Makes Things Worse
It turns out that it only takes one allegation of sexual misconduct to make George Takei's famously silky voice go from weirdly comforting to existentially terrifying. On Friday, model Scott R. Bunton accused Takei of groping him against his will, and the story has only gotten worse from there. After
EXCLUSIVE: Melania's Body Double Breaks Her Silence
By Evan Lambert You may have heard a recent conspiracy theory claiming that First Lady Melania Trump relies on a body double for many of her public appearances. You may have also heard from many well-meaning news sites that this is an unfounded claim. However, we here at Flagrant have
Happy Hallokween! Check Out These Terrifying Short Films Featuring LBGT Stories
By Evan Lambert Stumped about what to pick for your Hallokween viewing? Well, first of all, baby, what is you doing? There are some great options here and here. However, if you're sick of mainlining Hocus Pocus, then we have a quick fix for you. Right now, on go90, you
Flagrant Flashback: Weirdest, Queerest Halloween Costumes From Yesteryear
By Gabriel Gonzalez Just in time for Halloween, Ben Cooper, the company that for over 50 years made frightfully fun costumes for kids on the queerest night of the year, is sashaying back into our lives!  As noted on the official website; the Cooper family will soon be bringing back
London Fashion Week: High On Artistry, Low On Diversity
By Joe Fritts If New York is the capital of easy, ready-to-wear fashion, London is most certainly its opposite. Aside from Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week, London is clearly the most directional, with a keen eye pointed squarely on the future. London is the home of Fashion East, the foundation
Vaping Out With Pride Cannabis Founders Buck Angel And Leon Mostovoy
Interview by Marcus Kuiland-Nazario I first met Buck Angel in the early ‘80s, when he was a she and went by Laura, and was not yet a transgender porn star/porn director. Buck is even on my straight former Marine brother's radar! I was introduced to Laura by my then boyfriend,
'Tom Of Finland' Trailer: Censorship Or Cautious Marketing?
We've been quivering with anticipation inside our vintage motorcycle boots over the pending release of Tom of Finland, the biopic of famed erotic artist Touko Laaksonen aka Tom of Finland. Finland has selected Tom of Finland as its candidate for the best foreign-language film Oscar. The American poster and trailer
Pouring The Tension Tamer Tea With Drag Legend Miss Coco Peru
Interview by Sam Kalidi Miss Coco Peru has done it all: award-winning shows, scene-stealing appearances in cult movies, guest starring roles on TV shows, interviews with icons like Liza Minnelli, and a popular YouTube channel. Her drag style is one of a kind: she's funny, political, outrageous, motivational and inspirational.
Beefcake Bible 'Physique Pictorial' Returns, Part 2
In Part 2 of our interview with art director Frederick Woodruff of The Bob Mizer Foundation and Physique Pictorial, we dig deeper into the relevance of Bob Mizer’s work; and discuss his cultural legacy, influence on contemporary gay porn and the Foundation’s future plans. Show your support and help preserve
Who Is The Hottest News Man?
If this new presidential administration has accomplished anything at all, it's made us addicted to watching news programs. With the news more depressing than ever and as we watch our civil rights being potentially stripped away, it helps just a bit to have the hourly horrors delivered by appealing gentlemen,
Insane Clown Hysteria Sweeps Politics And Queer Pop Culture
If you share a computer with your partner, don’t you hate it when it’s finally your turn to surf the Net and all you see is news about clowns? We all know this is a fact, especially after the 2016 election. Clowns, jesters and fools on all the news cycles.
Eight Questions For BearCity Trilogy Cub Alex Di Dio
A mix of Growlr action and Sex and the City outrageousness, the BearCity film series is signing off with a third and final chapter. The original BearCity was released in 2010, followed by BearCity 2: The Proposal in 2012. The romantic comedies won over critics and fans alike with the
Thirsty Thursday: Chef Franco Noriega
Peru’s hottest export since the emergence of Peruvian Flake (aka Mama Coca) is the multi-hyphenate slab of South American beef known as Franco Noriega. The Competitive Swimmer-Fashion Model-Jewelry Designer-Restauranteur-Chef-#Instastud opened his Peruvian restaurant Baby Brasa in New York’s Lower East Side last year. With a favorable average of 4 out
Cocktails, Community & Cole Porter: A Tribute To The Gay Piano Bar
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
Thirsty Thursday: Claws Star Jack Kesy
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
Vaginal Davis In Conversation With Bruce LaBruce, Part Two
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,
Artist Vaginal Davis Interrogates Filmmaker Bruce LaBruce
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