fakenews

Russia Backed Social Media Ads Stoked ‘Cultural Tensions Among Voters’

Politics  

So much shit is hitting the fan, and it is just barely a year since the old man with tiny orange hands won the Electoral College, the prize being a four-year stay with his current family at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. How Trump managed to get elected, despite the fact he lost the popular vote, was…

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clovisusda

Under Russian Probe Scrutiny, Homophobic Nutjob Clovis Withdraws USDA Nomination

Politics  

Climate-change-denying goblin and anti-LGBTQ nutjob Sam Clovis on Thursday withdrew his name for consideration to be chief scientist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This development is fallout from recently unsealed court documents that are part of the ongoing investigation being conducted by Robert Mueller into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Clovis is referenced…

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lionking

Will Disney Finally Admit That Timon And Pumbaa Are Feeling The Love Tonight?

Comedy  

Yeah, yeah … Beyoncé is going to voice Nala in the 2019 live action remake of The Lion King. But there are OTHER people in the cast, guys. Namely: Donald Glover, Chiwetel Ejiofor, James Earl Jones (reprising his role in the original), John Oliver, and Alfre Woodard. Oh, and Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen as…

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melaniaexclusive

EXCLUSIVE: Melania’s Body Double Breaks Her Silence

Exclusive  

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 chosen not to believe these…

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boysinthebandrevival

Quinto, Bomer, Parsons Joining ‘Boys In The Band’ Broadway Revival

Entertainment, Featured  

“Show me a happy homosexual and I’ll show you a gay corpse.” That’s an immortal line from Mart Crowley’s seminal 1968 play The Boys in the Band — and a chilly reminder of the way things were prior to queer liberation. In 1968, Crowley’s story of a group of angry queer men at a dinner…

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fantasticwoman

‘A Fantastic Woman’ Might Nab Oscar Nomination For Trans Actor

Entertainment  

Chile’s submission for the 90th Academy Awards might nab history’s first Oscar nomination for a trans performer. A Fantastic Woman, which recently began press screenings in the States, stars Daniela Vega as Marina, a gorgeous, captivating trans woman who fends off cruel and violent attacks from the family of her cis lover. While Marina’s gender…

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trumpterrorschumer

Trump Blames Schumer, Democrats For NYC Terror Attack

Politics  

In America, it’s only a matter of time before someone turns a tragedy into a political opportunity. And by “someone,” we mean the President. Less than 24 hours after an ISIS-supporting terrorist rammed his pickup truck through a crowded bike path in downtown Manhattan, killing 8 and injuring 11 others, President Trump found a way…

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horrorstories

Happy Hallokween! Check Out These Terrifying Short Films Featuring LBGT Stories

Entertainment, Exclusive  

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 can watch some creepy AF…

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limpwrist

Queercore Pioneer Limp Wrist’s Scott Moore On New Fans, New Records

Entertainment  

Queercore pioneer Scott Moore was introduced to punk by a high school teacher, an instrumental turning point in his creative future. He recently spoke with Pitchfork’s Jesse Dorris to discuss his extraordinary body of music—notably as guitarist with Limp Wrist and the more noisy-pop Flesh World—that harvested the sound and energy of punk minus the…

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novmoviepreview

Nine Movies You Shouldn’t Miss In November

Entertainment, Featured  

In November, we’ll see the release of a large number of Oscar-bait prestige films, meticulously crafted biopics, dramas adapted from acclaimed novels, superhero sequels and even a couple wholly original films. But there will also be plenty of turkeys fighting for screen time at the multiplex before Thanksgiving. Speaking of turkeys, will Trump pardon one…

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