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Boy George & Jack Black – Hello I Love You

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DC Gay Chorus Heads To Cuba

NBC News reports: The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington is traveling to Cuba Saturday to spread their message through song. The 23 singers are among the first U.S. citizens who will be able to travel to Cuba since diplomatic relations with the U.S. improved. The group aims to raise awareness of LGBTQ rights through music. “It brings people together over ...

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Brendan Maclean – The Feeling Again

I first wrote about Maclean back in 2013 for the release of his quirky Australian hit Stupid, which made my top ten for that year. Today he’s back with a lovely ballad.

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Todd Starnes Posts USA Tribute (With Music By Gay Communist Aaron Copland)

Presumably to celebrate the Fourth Of July, anti-gay activist Todd Starnes has posted a star-spangled Fox News tribute to the United States, recounting how preachers “prayed on bended knee, asking God to bless our land, to shed his grace on thee.” Soundtracking the clip is Fanfare For The Common Man, which was composed by gay communist Aaron Copland. Bonus giggle: ...

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Kinsey Sicks – Get A Gun

Clip description: Earlier this year The Kinsey Sicks performed and recorded a biting new original song, “Get a Gun”, that has gotten a phenomenal response from audiences. As a result, the group filmed a video of the song late last month and have been editing ever since. Given the horrors of the Charleston shootings, the group debated releasing the video ...

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Harvey Fierstein To Get Hollywood Star

RELATED: Fierstein performed last night in Broadway Bares. A not work-safe beefcake photo taken backstage is here.

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HomoQuotable – Jim Parsons

“I never had a coming out piece, I just didn’t mention it. I took [my partner] Todd with me to events and then finally one day while working on Harvey I did a piece with Patrick Healy for The New York Times and he just point-blank asked, ‘Was working on The Normal Heart meaningful to you as a gay man?’ ...

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Dance Sensation Shamir Rocks Brooklyn

Last night I trekked out to Brooklyn with my buddies Mike and Anthony for the New York City debut of 20 year-old queer sensation Shamir, the unabashedly fey singer/rapper whose clear falsetto has drawn many comparisons to Sylvester. The sold-out audience at the Music Hall of Williamsburg ranged from front-row adoring fanboys to Manhattan nightlife figures such as Double-Headed Disco ...

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Kevin Spacey Gets Knighted

Via the Daily Mail: Kevin Spacey claims he feels like ‘an adopted son’ after being awarded an honorary knighthood for his services to culture and British theatre. The US star, who is finishing a 10-year run as artistic director at London’s Old Vic theatre, said he was ‘honored and humbled’ by the recognition and thanked Britons for supporting his work. ...

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HomoQuotable – Morrissey

“Obama has mystified me because he doesn’t appear to support black people when they need it most. Ferguson being an obvious example. If Michael Brown had instead been one of Obama’s daughters, I don’t think Obama would be insisting that the nation support the so-called security forces! How can they be called security forces if they make the people feel ...

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RUSSIA: Anti-Gay Pol Calls Eurovision Star “Traitor To The Motherland” For Daring To Hug And Defend Conchita Wurst

Last month Russia’s Polina Gagarina took second place at Eurovision 2015, earning the highest score in her nation’s history, including when they won in 2008. But according to notorious anti-gay nutjob Vitaly Milonov, she is a “traitor to the motherland” for hugging Conchita Wurst at the contest and then defending Conchita against critics. Here is Milonov’s rant: Who gave her ...

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Tooji – Father

Via Olso Pride: Tooji is a Norwegian artist. As a one year old boy, he came to Norway together with his mother, who fled from the authoritarian regime in Iran. Tooji became known in Norway when he won the national Eurovision Song Contest in 2012 and represented Norway in the international final of ESC in Azerbaijan with the song “Stay”. ...

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Lesbian-Themed Musical Fun Home Takes Top Prize At 2015 Tony Awards

Broadway’s first-ever musical with a lesbian protagonist, Fun Home, took the top musical prize tonight at the 2015 Tony Awards. Fun Home is based on the graphic novel by lesbian author Alison Bechdel, who last year was a recipient of the MacArthur Genius Award. Bechdel first came to national notice via her popular comic strip, Dykes To Watch Out For. ...

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Impressionist Jim Bailey Dies At Age 77

Via the Hollywood Reporter: Jim Bailey, a self-proclaimed “character actor” who did spot-on re-creations of such iconic female entertainers as Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand and Peggy Lee, has died. He was 77. Bailey died Saturday of cardiac arrest from pneumonia complications at Pacifica Hospital of the Valley in Sun Valley, Calif., his manager of 27 years, Stephen Campbell, told The ...

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John Waters: I’ve Committed Voter Fraud

“I have committed voter fraud, yes, but she didn’t win so it didn’t matter. I voted for her twice, because in those days they didn’t have picture ID. So in California, I would ask people, ‘Are you gonna vote?’ and if they said no, I would go vote for her. I wouldn’t do that today. I get carried away—I’m such ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Panti Bliss To Perform Five Shows At Irish Arts Center

Via press release: On the heels of the recent Marriage Equality referendum in Ireland, Irish Arts Center is proud to present Ireland’s High Queen, National Treasure, Performance Giant and Accidental Activist Panti in her smash-hit comedy show, High Heels in Low Places. Brought to New York City by Irish production company THISISPOPBABY, High Heels in Low Places runs at Irish ...

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Panti Bliss: I’m Drunk On Yes

“Yes. It’s such a little word but today it feels so big. YES. Has one simple syllable ever meant so much before? Not to me anyway. I’ve never asked anyone to marry me, but today it feels like I asked a whole country to marry me and they said Yes. And I’m delighted. Ecstatic. I’m over the gay moon and ...

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Queen Latifah On Lesbian Sex Scenes

“People feel a type of way when they see any sexuality on-screen. I think it’s almost human nature. People are so fascinated by it. It shouldn’t even be a discussion. But it is, because people are still curious, and people still wonder how they feel about things. At the end of the day I don’t really care if someone feels ...

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Faith No More – Superhero

I met keyboardist Roddy Bottum at Bear Week last year. Nice guy. Faith No More’s new album, Sol Invictus, their first in 18 years, debuts on Tuesday. This is the first single.

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Conchita Wurst – Unstoppable Remix

Four remixes of Conchita Wurst’s latest single became available today on iTunes and Spotify. This remix feels a little Cher-y with the vocoder effects and seems destined for big room gay club popularity. Conchita will host the green room during the Eurovision 2015 finals in Vienna later this month.

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