BoysInTheBand

‘Boys In The Band’ Original Film Continues To Resonate

Entertainment  

By Joe Ferrelli (Editor’s Note: The trailer for producer Ryan Murphy’s adaptation of Mart Crowley’s seminal play The Boys in the Band debuted today. Flagrant contributor Joe Ferrelli looks back at the incredible influence the original 1970 film had on his queer coming-of-age. Murphy’s remake debuts September 30 on Netflix.) More than any other film…

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thepromstreepkidmangrande

It’s Time To Dance: Streep, Grande, Kidman To Star In Musical “The Prom”

Entertainment, Featured  

Is there no queer/queer-adjacent entertainment that Ryan Murphy doesn’t have his hands in? His recent Broadway revival of “The Boys in the Band” just won a Tony. The Paris is Burning-inspired ball culture series “Pose” is deep into season 2. “The Assassination of Gianni Versace” won armloads of Emmys. Now, he’s lined up a stellar…

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julius

Revisiting Julius’, Site Of Pre-Stonewall ‘Sip-In’

Politics  

The oldest gay bar in New York City, Julius’, is also the site of a groundbreaking “Sip-in” protest in 1966 that succeeded in ending the law banning gays from bars, three years before Stonewall. Dick Leitsch was one of three gay men who bravely staged the “Sip-in.” He met with NBC Out recently at the…

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