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Aretha Franklin Leaves Her LGBTQ Fans a Legacy Befitting a Queen

Aretha Franklin was the voice of a generation. But what is the legacy she leaves for her LGBTQ fanbase? It’d be easy enough to say that she, more than any other singer since...

Hershey Felder Captivates as Beethoven

What happens when a mere mortal (Hershey Felder) attempts to embody a god of classical music (Beethoven)? Ludwig Van Beethoven, the deaf composer — best known for such concertos...

Ryan Murphy Brings FX’s “Pose” to Ground Zero: Madonna’s 1991 Smash, “Vogue”

Ryan Murphy’s FX series Pose will make a leap in time and land at the very moment ballroom culture went mainstream in America — the month that Madonna released...

Three Brothers Forge Family Bonds in We the Animals

Here’s a dreamy drift through the troubled Childhood of a boy with a secret as he tries to understand the adult world and his place within it. Based on author Justin Torres’...

Little Leo Noakes Has a Sassy Alter-Ego: Meet 11-Year Old Violet Vixen

Leo Noakes — a.k.a. Violet Vixen — is an 11-year old English lad from Leicester who loves drag the way many kids his age love video games. He’s obsessed. He knows shoes,...

The CW Has Its Lesbian Batwoman: Out Actress Ruby Rose

The CW has cast Ruby Rose, an out-lesbian to play Batwoman in a new DC Comics-based series. will be suiting up as the DC hero Batwoman for The CW, Variety has learned. The network...

Off “The Voice” and Back with a New Album, Christina Aguilera Launches “Liberation”

Christina Aguilera Liberation (RCA Records) Featuring collaborations with hip-hop heavyweights Kanye West, Ty Dolla Sign and 2 Chainz, the diva’s latest record breaks new...

“Trick 2” Will Be A Reality By the 20th Anniversary of the Original

Trick 2, a sequel to the much-beloved gay rom/com of 1999, is in the early stages of pre-production, according to the original film’s director, Jim Fall. Many Trick fans...

Go-Go’s Musical “Head Over Heels” Is Lighter Than Air and Summer Perfect

The Go-Go’s musical, Head Over Heels, isn’t likely to challenge Othello or Death of A Salesman for great insights into the human condition. It’s certainly not...

“Head to Toe:” The Nude in Graphic Design

By Steven Heller and Mirko Ilic | Rizzoli New York, $50 This is a sublime look at the multifaceted ways nudity finds its way into graphic design by addressing how such images...

Five Things We Want to See in “Pose” Season Two

What are we hoping for Blanca, Angel, Elektra, Pray Tell and company when FX’s diverse drama Pose returns in 2019? Spoiler Alert: This article contains references to plot...

What LGBTQ Readers Will Find in Mark and Jay Duplass’ “Like Brothers”

From the Cohens to the Wachowskis, Hollywood loves a pair of creative siblings, but what do the Duplass Brothers offer in their recent memoir that goes beyond what they share on...