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London Fashion Week: High On Artistry, Low On Diversity

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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 that has launched the careers…

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Trump Judicial Nom Mateer, Trans Kids Are Part Of ‘Satan’s Plan’

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Today in “Revelations That Don’t Surprise You”: One of President Donald Trump’s recent picks for federal judgeship is rabidly anti-LGBTQ. As CNN reported Wednesday, Jeff Mateer of Texas not only supports conversion therapy but has accused trans children of being part of “Satan’s plan.” Mateer previously served as general counsel and executive vice-president of the…

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Wrap Yourself Up In Perfume Genius’ Gorgeous ‘Wreath’

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If you were wondering how to soothe your tortured soul during this terrifying week of earthquakes, nuclear threats and looming hurricanes, look no further than the latest music video from queer spirit guide, Perfume Genius (AKA Mike Hadreas). “Wreath,” from Hadreas’ latest album, No Shape, is a hopeful song about transcending bodily form. “Burn off…

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ACT-UP Drama ‘BPM’ France’s Official Oscar Entry

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A queer-themed Cannes winner is now making a bid for the Oscars. 120 Battements Par Minute — a.k.a. 120 Beats Per Minute, a.k.a. “that gay French film that you’re supposed to watch” —  has been chosen as France’s submission for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the next Academy Awards.   BPM was last…

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7.1 Earthquake Devastates Mexico City And Surrounding Areas

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In recent weeks Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Jose have barreled into the Caribbean, the Eastern U.S. and Gulf states (with Maria presently approaching with certain destruction). In the midst of that time period, the 8.1-magnitude earthquake in southern Mexico wreaked havoc, killing nearly 100 people in the states of Oaxaca, Chiapas and Tabasco. On Tuesday,…

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Disgraced Former American Apparel CEO Attempts Comeback

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When it comes to employee relations, Dov Charney is DTF. As he explains to The Guardian, sleeping with people you work with is “unavoidable.” While this may seem shocking, he clarifies that “people you work with” doesn’t mean subordinates, but “creative equals,” though he doesn’t rule out any future possibilities. Of course, this is the…

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Trump Addresses United Nations, Threatens To “Totally Destroy” North Korea

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Donald Trump just had his debutante party, and he invited all 193 of his closest friends. Earlier on Tuesday, Trump gave his first-ever speech as President to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), a.k.a, an assembly of world leaders from 193 countries who wished they were anywhere else. (German Chancellor Angela Merkel had the right…

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Gender Fluid Artists Emerge In New Museum’s ‘Trigger’

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In the face of the oppression the Trumpians of the world are trying to force upon the LGBTQ community, an important exhibition is opening on September 27 at the New Museum in New York City. “Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon,” curated by Johanna Burton, will be “the largest show to date at…

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Bjork’s Latest Video Gives Us A Glimpse At ‘Utopia’

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It’s been over two years since Bjork released her bombastically Bjorkish breakup album, Vulnicura, and judging by her new video for “The Gate,” it appears she has healed. “The Gate” opens on a futuristic salmon- and lavender-tinted cloud city reminiscent of a Wachowskian daydream or a deleted scene in Valerian and the City of a…

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Disco, EDM Godfather Giorgio Moroder Feels The Love

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Legendary music producer Giorgio Moroder recently blessed a crowd of “techno enthusiasts” with his presence at Schimanski in Brooklyn. The 77-year-old electric dance music pioneer performed as DJ, playing tracks from his four decades of recorded work. A good chunk of the audience had not yet been born when songs like “I Feel Love” (released…

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