Tag Archives: gay icons

AUSTRALIA: Kylie Minogue And Fiance Joshua Sasse Vow Not To Marry Until Same-Sex Marriage Is Legalized

AOL reports: Singer Kylie Minogue and her British fiance have vowed not to tie the knot until same-sex marriage becomes legal in Australia. The 48-year-old star announced her engagement to actor Joshua Sasse, 28, in February, after the couple met on the set of his TV series Galavant. But now Sasse has revealed that the pair have decided to put ...

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Angela Lansbury Stuns Lincoln Center Audience With Surprise Performance Of Beauty & The Beast [VIDEO]

Billboard reports: The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Disney presented a special viewing of Beauty and the Beast on Sunday night (Sept. 18) in honor of the classic animated film’s 25th anniversary. While original voice cast members such as Robby Benson (Beast), Paige O’Hara (Belle), Angela Lansbury (Mrs. Potts) and Richard White (Gaston) had all signed on to appear ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Babs Roasts Trump At Hillary’s LGBT Fundraiser With Parody Of Send In The Clowns [VIDEO]

The video below isn’t very good but the audio is decent. The Washington Post reports: Isn’t it rich? Broadway legend and Hillary Clinton supporter Barbra Streisand lampooned maybe-billionaire Donald Trump before a crowd of wealthy Democrats on Friday night, to the tune of “Send In The Clowns.” Yes, that Broadway classic from 1973 that you now cannot get out of ...

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Coming Soon: Donna Summer, The Musical

The New York Post reports: Hey, someone left the cake out in the rain! And I’m here to tell you all about it. Director Des McAnuff, of “Jersey Boys” fame, staged a workshop last week of a new musical about the life of disco queen Donna Summer. It’s a gender-bender, with women playing some of the men in her life. ...

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AUSTRALIA: Gay Icon Kylie Minogue Slams “Backward” Homeland For Dragging Feet On Same-Sex Marriage

Australia’s Daily Telegraph reports: Kylie Minogue and fiance Joshua Sasse have confirmed their support for marriage equality in Australia as it continues to dominate political debate. Minogue, a gay icon, has noted how “backward” Australia is on the same-sex marriage issue, stating that “the earth didn’t cave in” in other countries where it is now legal and that “love is ...

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Ricky Loved Madonna

Gentle readers, today is Madonna’s 58th birthday. Below is a short story that first appeared on JMG on this day in 2006, a date which, as you’ll see, plays a role in the story. Ricky Loved Madonna Twenty years ago today, August 16th 1986, I was a few months into a new job with AMC Theatres, a position that I ...

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Cher To Host Series Of LGBT Fundraisers For Hillary Clinton In Miami Beach, Fire Island, And Provincetown

Politico reports: Cher is headlining a Miami Beach fundraiser for Hillary Clinton next week, marking the second LGBT-related event the star is holding for the Democrat. As invitations to the Aug. 19 fundraiser begin hitting email boxes on Thursday, Republican Donald Trump will be meeting in Orlando with a group of conservative Christian pastors who have criticized the gay rights ...

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REPORT: Adele To Record Duets Album With Babs

From Britain’s Evening Standard: Adele is reportedly set to record an album of duets with fellow vocal heavyweight Barbra Streisand. The British superstar, who is currently on the North American leg of her world tour, is thought to be in talks with Streisand and their label Columbia Records. According to reports, the pair met up while in Los Angeles last ...

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Swag Tuesday: See Babs In Concert In Brooklyn

Today’s Swag Tuesday prize is two tickets to see Barbra Streisand in concert at Brooklyn’s Barclay Center on August 13th! Enter below by commenting on this post. Please leave an email address if you are not a registered Disqus user.  The winner will be randomly chosen on Friday afternoon and notified via email by Streisand’s PR folks. Here’s the press ...

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Swag Tuesday: Make America Fabulous Again Hats

Courtesy of Fox Searchlight, we’ve got ten Make America Fabulous Again hats in celebration of Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, which opens nationwide on Friday. Enter to win by commenting on this post. Winners will be notified by 6PM Thursday via Disqus. Below enjoy some behind-the-scenes clips about the making of the film. Here’s the press blurb: Enter to win an ...

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John Grant & Kylie Minogue – Glacier [VIDEO]

The audience at London’s Royal Albert Hall got a surprise treat Wednesday night when Kylie Minogue appeared to duet on John Grant’s gorgeous track, Glacier. NME.com reacts: Random? Sure – not just because nobody really knew the two even knew each other, but also because it’s been an age since Kylie’s gone for such an indie hook-up. Aside from some ...

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Barbra Streisand – At The Ballet [AUDIO]

Just Jared reports: Anne Hathaway and Daisy Ridley show off their singing voices alongside Barbra Streisand on the A Chorus Line song “At the Ballet” for the legend’s new Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway album. The song can now be streamed on Spotify and it is available for download on iTunes! The full album is available for pre-order right now ...

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Bobby Brown: Yes, Whitney Houston Was Bisexual

US Weekly reports: Maybe her greatest love of all. Whitney Houston was long rumored to have had a secret same-sex romance with her best friend and assistant, Robyn Crawford, and Bobby Brown tells Us Weekly in the new issue that it’s all true. “I know,” Brown, 47, tells Us exclusively of his ex-wife’s relationship with Crawford, 55. “We were married ...

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Barbra Streisand Announces Summer Tour

Via USA Today: Barbra Streisand is going on tour this summer. The singer, 74, will perform in nine cities in August and after the tour, she will release a new album: Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway. No release date was identified. Her summer concerts will include songs from each decade of her hit-making career as well as numbers from the ...

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Kylie Sings For The Queen’s 90th Birthday [VIDEO]

The Telegraph reports: Anyone who has ever had to think of a 90th birthday gift knows just how tricky it can be to find something appropriate, but when it comes to the Queen the answer is simple: whatever it is, just make sure it includes lots and lots of horses. The human performers including such garlanded names as Dame Helen ...

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TRAILER: Absolutely Fabulous

The Guardian recaps: The first full trailer for Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie has Edina and Patsy on the run in France after possibly killing Kate Moss. Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley reprise their roles as the champagne-drinking fashionistas for the first time in four years, while the film brings back the sitcom’s other co-stars Julia Sawalha and Jane Horrocks. The ...

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This Year’s Hot Shirt At Sydney Mardi Gras

NYC-based DJ Corey Craig has sparked a t-shirt fashion at Sydney Mardi Gras in reaction to reality show cast member Kylie Jenner’s attempt to trademark her first name. Pop Republic reports: Kylie’s ridiculous battle with that Jenner girl has jumped up a notch this week, with Sydney’s Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras participants and global celebs going all out to ...

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Kylie Minogue Throw Legal Shade As “Secondary” Reality Star Kylie Jenner Tries To Trademark First Name

Kardashian clan member Kylie Jenner has filed federal trademark applications for her first name. Not having it is gay icon Kylie Minogue, whose representation has fired back with enough legal shade to put Hollywood’s sunblock vendors out of business. Minogue’s opposing filing pointedly notes that Jenner is “home-schooled” and calls her a “secondary reality show personality” who only plays a ...

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Cyndi Lauper – Heartache By The Numbers [VIDEO]

Cyndi Lauper’s star-studded album of country western classics, Detour, is coming and today she’s offering a free download of the first single with pre-orders. From the press materials: Lauper sounds right at home from the start, beginning with the album opener, “Funnel Of Love,” a track Wanda Jackson, the Queen of Rockabilly, recorded in 1960. Another highlight is the rollicking ...

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Lady Gaga Wows Nation At Super Bowl 50 [VIDEO]

Social media tonight erupted with lavish praise from the left and the right after Lady Gaga’s live performance of the national anthem at Super Bowl 50. Today reports: At Super Bowl 50, Lady Gaga hit all the right notes. The singer kicked off football’s biggest night of the year with a stirring, 2-minute, 28-second rendition of the American National Anthem ...

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