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LGBTQ in LA? Here Are the Top Five Places You Need to Visit

Los Angeles is a sprawling metropolis, and its easy to get overwhelmed. But if you can spare a weekend, you can get up to speed on the city’s multi-culti LGBTQ past — and...

This Is How Les Ballets Trocadero Stay en Pointe Year after Year

We visit the world’s premiere drag ballet company just as an alum’s Drag Race success garners them fresh attention. The arts of Ballet and drag share some surface...

Does Your Gay Slang Knowledge Reveal Your Age?

Trick? Chicken? Chicken Hawk? Basket? As it turns out, gay slang is just like any you’ll find in the pop culture mainstream. Take the quiz. If you were to suggest a rap...

The History of Drag is Right Here Between the Covers

Not too long ago, drag entertainers were seen as edgiest outsiders of society, let alone show business. Today, in tandem with society’s increased acceptance of gay culture and...

Lady Bunny Takes You Behind the Scenes of HBO’s New Doc, “Wig”

HBO is premiering a new doc about the resurrection of Wigstock tonight at 10 pm, just in time for WorldPride next week. In it, you’ll not only see the beginnings of...

Do You Know the Late Gay Lyricist Behind “Aladdin”?

Lyricist Howard Ashman is the unsung hero who helped create the contemporary Disney musical. He was also gay and died of AIDS at 40. Most of his many awards and nominations? They...

This Is How Wayland Flowers and Madame Made the ’80s So Gay

Wayland Flowers was one of the first openly gay entertainers to find acceptance in mainstream America. In an era when even Paul Lynde was still in the closet, Flowers hid nothing....

What Kind of Daddy Does Gay Comedian Sam Morrison Want?

Sam Morrison is a gay comedian and an absolute delight. So, as he prepares to headline Stand Up NY on May 10, we asked him to answer a few revealing questions for us. And, boy,...

19 Sassy Things Said in Drag Race Season 11 Episode 3

The queens beat at Ru’s back door, praised Britney and Mariah, and got fringed up to face an epic lip sync, but which of their sassy sayings stuck with us? While Recovering from...

Playwright Joe Orton: Bawdy, Funny … and Murdered By His Lover

British playwright Joe Orton blazed a trail across the 1960s playwriting scene. His life ended with nine hammer blows to the head from his lover. Born John Kingsley Orton, his...

This Week in Hate: Karen Pence, Gillette Reactions and Gay “Parents”

This week in hate: a pundit defends Karen Pence’s right to hate, the internet loses its mind over a Gillette ad, and there’s a petition against a parenting magazine...

Do the Academy Awards Acknowledge LGBTs in This Year’s Oscar Race?

Moments ago, the nominees for the 91st Academy Awards were revealed. While there were no clear favorites at the front of the field, the Motion Picture Academy continues to trudge...