WhiteHouseControversy

White House Refused To Acknowledge Gay Spouse Of Luxembourg Leader

Politics  

If you had any remaining doubt that the current White House administration has homophobic tendencies, let this end your speculation. Last week a photo was taken of the spouses of all the leaders who participated in G7 summit in Europe. The picture was widely circulated and drew a fair amount of positive attention for including…

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Penelope Cruz Gives Good Face As Donatella Versace

Entertainment  

Penelope Cruz is by all accounts a very talented actress, but does she have what it takes to subjugate her comely good looks to play human Muppet interesting looking fashion maven Donatella Versace? We’ll soon find out Academy Award-winner takes the plum role in the FX’s The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story. This…

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Here’s Why Lou Reed’s Queer Anthem Isn’t “Transphobic”

Entertainment  

What’s the matter with kids today? Some might say it’s an oversupply of misguided rage. Take for example, the recent brouhaha over Lou Reed’s “Walk on the Wild Side.” On any respectable list of the most important LGBTQ anthems, there’s a spot reserved for this great song somewhere near Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive” and…

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Feud 2: Evita Vs. Evita

Entertainment  

Broadway diva Patti LuPone went for Madonna in a most public way, reading her to filth on giggly Andy Cohen’s “Watch What Happens Live.” Madge and LuPone have little in common, save the musical “Evita.” La Lupone slayed The Great White Way first as Eva Peron, then Madonna tackled the dictator’s wife role on-screen, a…

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Dishy Celebs

Entertainment  

Brunch with Bowie? Dinner with Darth Vader? Finally, the dining companions you always wanted. L.A. based illustrator/designer Miss Scarlet recently launched a line of vintage dishware that has been upcycled to include portraits of pop icons including Freddy Mercury, Tim Curry as Dr. Frank-N- Furter, Prince, Yoda, Robert Smith of The Cure, Miss Miserable herself,…

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From Top To BTTM

Entertainment  

From white-hot to so-very-not in a matter of days, queer punk band PWR BTTM (yes, “power bottom” with the vowels omitted) have been dropped by their label, distributor, music platforms and seen their upcoming Summer tour in support of their just-released album, “Pageant” implode. On May 11, reports on social media began surfacing, alleging that…

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From “Traitor” To Trans Rights Activist?

Politics  

Chelsea Manning was released from prison today and re-entered a world greatly changed since her incarceration began seven years ago. Gone is an LGBTQ-friendly White House, but transgender issues and celebrities have arrived front and center in politics and pop culture. Manning was an Army intelligence analyst convicted of a leak that revealed American military…

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