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This Is How Margaret Cho Really Likes to Party

Margaret Cho talks about hosting (as in throwing parties) overlaps with hosting (part of her job as an entertainer). “For me, my shows are often a grand party, where I get to...

Are These the Best Gay Anthems Ever?

Queer fans have loved pop anthems since “Over the Rainbow” and likely before. Long before Lady Gaga sang “Born This Way” and MacLemore’s “One...

Let These Divas Make Your Playlist for Summer 2019

Carly Rae Jepsen is no one-trick pony; Madonna can still stir controversy; and Dionne Warwick serves up some vintage soul. Madonna Madame X (Interscope Records) On the diva’s...

Don’t Miss Your Chance to See Adam Lambert Fronting Queen

With the success of the movie Bohemian Rhapsody, Queen is back for a whole new generation — and they’re making the most of it. The band was formed in 1970 by the late Freddie...

This Is What It’s Like to Be Music Icon Melissa Etheridge

As lesbian music icon Melissa Etheridge prepares to play the closing ceremony of NYC WorldPride 2019, we look back with her at her at her dad’s influence, her battle with...

These Are the Latest Additions to Your WorldPride Playlist

Yes, we know you’ve already downloaded Madonna’s Madame X and weighed in on social whether it’s a pop masterwork or a canny move to embrace world music....

This Is What P!nk’s Beautiful Trauma World Tour is Really Like

It’s often said that Ginger Rogers had to do everything Fred Astaire did, except backwards and in heels. A similar analogy can be drawn between P!nk and her diva peers. Who...

“Anthem”: John Cameron Mitchell’s Musical Features Glenn Close and Patti LuPone

For years, John Cameron Mitchell has been asked — and asked himself — will there ever be a sequel to Hedwig and the Angry Inch? Well, yes. And no. At 56, Mitchell is busier...

Steve Tyrell is Singing Cinema Classics with Swagger at Café Carlyle

If you get nostalgic for movies like Father of the Bride and Lady and the Tramp, Steve Tyrell has some songs for you. A Café Carlyle Institution If anyone is heir to Bobby...

Details Emerge on Madonna’s New Album, “Madame X”

Madonna has dropped the first single from her upcoming album, Madame X. The album will follow on June 14 — precisely in the middle of Pride month. The track released today is...

Music and Fun in the Sun: A Coachella 2019 Preview

Coachella 2019: A Preview A decade ago, Coachella was widely thought to be an alternative dream festival. With top-tier acts outside of the mainstream such as Franz Ferdinand,...

7 Albums for Eclectic LGBTQ Tastes

LGBTQ music fan? Take a listen to this assortment of artists who may have very different sounds, but have each earned their own queer fanbase. Barbra Streisand Walls (Columbia...