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Latest entries
More than a Little Respect -- A Conversation with Erasure’s Andy Bell

More than a Little Respect — A Conversation with Erasure’s Andy Bell

More than a Little Respect — A Conversation with Erasure’s Andy Bell By Steven Henke I caught up with Andy Bell via email to talk about his career, his new album “The View from Halfway Down,” and his September 18 keynote address at the Aging Positively – Reunition Project HIV and aging conference. Bell shed...
Why There are Few Openly Gay Athletes in Professional Sports

Why There are Few Openly Gay Athletes in Professional Sports

By NPR Staff When Nashville Predators prospect Luke Prokop came out last month, it was the first time an active player under contract to an NHL team had ever publicly acknowledged they were gay. Overnight, Prokop’s announcement doubled the number of out gay athletes currently playing in the country’s four major men’s sports — football,...
The Dinah is Back!

The Dinah is Back!

The Dinah Announces 2021 Fall Dates By Staff   The Dinah is Back!   Celebrating 30 years as the largest and most iconic all-girl music festival in the world, The Dinah will bring leading non-binary artist and actor Kat Cunning to the Friday Pool Party Stage.   After endless months of lockdown, social distancing, pandemic...
Queer Artists Whose Work Deserves a Second Look

Queer Artists Whose Work Deserves a Second Look

By Chris Dorsett There are so many up and coming new artists who need to be heard. Their voices are now being heard loud and clear and like so many queer artist before them; they are certain to make their mark in history. Many more could have made this list, but the hope of these...
LGBTQ Artists Speak Out About Portraying Queer Love

LGBTQ Artists Speak Out About Portraying Queer Love

Artists working today, from photographers to figurative painters to sculptors, are shattering the conception that love looks a certain way and creating greater visibility for the LGBTQ+ community in the process. Their portrayals of love—not just couples, but gatherings of friends and expressions of self-love and desire—are not only historically important, but they’re also gestures...
A Matter of Pride

A Matter of Pride

By Adrian Luzan Last year, 2020 was an unprecedented year as the coronavirus pandemic swept across the globe disrupting daily life. As most countries went into various forms of lockdown in an effort to curb the spread of the virus, large events and festivals including pride celebrations, marches and demonstrations were canceled. As a response...
Global Search For Lead Actor To Play Iconic Musician Boy George Begins

Global Search For Lead Actor To Play Iconic Musician Boy George Begins

By Tiffany Wagner Millennium Media has come on board to produce and finance the Boy George biopic Karma Chameleon which is written and will be directed by Sacha Gervasi.        Sacha Gervasi’s (My Dinner with Hervé, Hitchcock) Karma Chameleon begins casting and launches a worldwide search for an actor to play Boy George – George...
Top  LGBTQ Travel Destinations for 2021

Top LGBTQ Travel Destinations for 2021

By Chris Astrala After nearly a year of hunkering down, many queer travelers are eager to get out on the road again and explore. 2021 promises to be a strange travel year, as some regions will become accessible more quickly than others, depending on the timing and rollout of vaccines. With vaccination campaigns underway and...
The Sound Of Identity: Lucia Lucas Makes History

The Sound Of Identity: Lucia Lucas Makes History

By Ryan Turrin Winner of the 2020 Outshine Film Festival’s prestigious Programmers Award of Excellence, The Sound Of Identity is a groundbreaking feature documentary that Shout! Studios is proud to present on digital and on demand June 1, 2021. Profiling international Opera star Lucia Lucas’ historic performance at the Tulsa Opera, The Sound Of Identity lifts...
Halston: The Series

Halston: The Series

By Ryan Turrin His name built an empire. His style defined an era. American fashion designer Halston skyrocketed to fame before his life starts to spin out of control. The limited series Halston follows the legendary fashion designer, played by Ewan McGregor, as he leverages his single, invented name into a worldwide fashion empire that’s...
Irish singer Gary Duffy ‘Everything I Wanted’

Irish singer Gary Duffy ‘Everything I Wanted’

By Kyle Jackson Gary Duffy has been performing for a long time, but it wasn’t until recently that he decided to pursue his passion in a bigger way. We had a chat with Gary Duffy to discuss what made him pursue a professional music career, how he channeled his own inner confidence to pursue his...
Hollywood Madam Musical

Hollywood Madam Musical

By John Stein Little Black Book is a new rock musical about the life and times of the infamous Hollywood Madam of the 90’s, Heidi Fleiss.    Through 11 pop-rock songs, the show examines a woman who was stripped of everything she worked for by a ruthless tabloid press and an unforgiving society. Following in the...