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Rupert Everett Goes Wilde In ‘The Happy Prince’

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When’s the last time an image of a train entering a tunnel ended up being a metaphor for gay sex, and you laughed — just really laughed? Well, that won’t happen in The Happy Prince. While the movie does have a scene in which a train plowing through a tunnel serves as a metaphor for…

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Earliest Gay Bars Featured Grog, Trade, Drag, Weddings, Danger

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An expose first published in 1709 describes “molly houses,” secretive London gay bars that managed to exist and thrive despite operating during a perilous time. Atlas Obscura has unearthed Ned Ward’s 18th Century reportage, which gives a somewhat disdainful view of the outposts as “dens of sin” for the “Gang of Sodomitical Wretches.” Nonetheless, it’s…

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St. Vincent To Direct Update Of Oscar Wilde’s ‘Dorian Gray’

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Grammy-winning recording artist St. Vincent aka Annie Clark will make her feature film directing debut with an adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s 1890 classic, The Picture of Dorian Gray. Clark plans on putting a contemporary spin on the Victorian novel about a narcissistic man who stays young while his portrait ages in the attic. This time…

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