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Does Liberace’s Ghost Haunt His Old Mansion?

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Schmaltzy piano virtuoso Liberace was a big deal to Las Vegas. The flamboyant performer also known as Mr. Showmanship was a great match for the neon mecca of Sin City. Like other frequent Vegas performers, Liberace created a home base there, combining two smaller homes to form a mansion-like compound in the mid-1970s, filling it…

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Four ‘Dallas’ Actors We Lost To HIV/AIDS

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The entertainment industry was nearly decimated during the early years of the AIDS pandemic. Here are four actors we lost due to complications from HIV/AIDS and who all appeared on the hit TV drama Dallas. Tom Fuccello was born in Newark, New Jersey on December 11, 1936. Tom began his acting career on Broadway, appearing…

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New Study Claims Artificial Intelligence Beats Gaydar

Featured, Politics  

A recent study from Stanford University claims that facial-detection artificial intelligence (AI) software has been credited with correctly differentiating between gay and straight male faces 81% of the time, and 74% for women, resulting in fierce backlash from LGBTQ rights groups, who fear this kind of technology could be used to harm queer people. The…

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Amy Sedaris Welcomes You Inside Her TV Home

Entertainment, Featured  

Amy Sedaris grew up watching lifestyle television programs, which she calls “hospitality shows.” The format featured homemaking and entertaining tips from “experts,” and these shows were set in the expert’s home, which was really a typical TV studio set. Visually, these shows were nothing like the realistic-looking lifestyle/cooking show sets of today. The older shows…

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Trump Justice Department Sides With Anti-Gay Bakery

Politics  

Trump’s Department of Justice, led by perjurer Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, has filed a friend-of-the-court brief, siding with a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, saying it would violate his religious beliefs. The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the case later this Fall. “It’s not unusual for…

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German Drag Queens Go To War Against Neo Nazis

Politics  

The German federal election will be held on September 24, 2017, in which new members of the Bundestag or German Parliament will be chosen. The new Bundestag majority will then elect a Chancellor who will then form a new government. The current Chancellor is Angela Merkel, who thankfully has provided a sane anchor as “Chancellor…

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Six Actors We Lost Prematurely To AIDS Who Are Worth Remembering

Entertainment  

The early years of the AIDS pandemic wiped out a huge portion of a generation of gay entertainers. Whether they were big stars or just workman actors, they made an impact on our lives and it’s important to let young people know that queer people have always been among us and their loss is not…

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Canada Grants Asylum To Gays Persecuted In Chechnya

Featured, Politics  

In contrast to the present spastic colon-afflicted, stingy, xenophobic U.S. government, Canada has been quietly engaged in a program transferring persecuted Chechen gay men from safe houses in Russia to Canadian soil for the last three months. Conservative Islamic Chechnya is a semi-autonomous republic within Russia, and is currently in oppression mode of the LBGT…

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New Gaga Doc Is Trying Very Hard To Be ‘Truth Or Dare’

Entertainment, Featured  

We’re not ones to stoke a feud between two strong females, but it appears there’s evidence the rivalry between Madonna and Lady Gaga is far from over. Admittedly, we haven’t yet seen Five Foot Two, the new documentary that offers what’s described as a vulnerable look at Lady Gaga, yet watching the just released trailer gives us…

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