Tag Archives: gay icons

BROADWAY: Bette Midler To Star In Hello Dolly Revival

Playbill has the news: Stage and screen star Bette Midler has announced that she will play Dolly Gallagher Levi in a Broadway revival of the blockbuster 1964 musical, Hello, Dolly! Four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks will direct, and Tony winner Warren Carlyle will choreograph the production, which will begin Broadway previews March 13, 2017, and open April 20 at ...

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Kylie Minogue – Off With His Shirt [VIDEO]

In tonight’s season debut episode of ABC’s Galavant, Kylie Minogue guest stars as the queen who performs a camp disco number with real-life boyfriend Joshua Sasse. Gay references abound: “Don’t be shy boys / go to town / I’ll bet that chest / Is heaven blessed.” Also: “Save some room, boys, for dessert / Oh, off with his shirt.” Watch ...

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First Wives Club Cast To Reunite

People reports: Nearly 20 years after The First Wives Club, Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton and Bette Midler are together again! The ladies are reuniting for a new Netflix feature film Divanation, according to Deadline. The comedy will tell the story of “members of a once-popular singing group forced to reconnect after their volatile split and 30 year estrangement.”

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Shirley Bassey & BLAKE- The Christmas Song [VIDEO]

“Dame Shirley Bassey & vocal trio BLAKE release their unique festive single ‘The Christmas Song’ on December 18th.”

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Cyndi Lauper – Hard Candy Christmas [AUDIO]

Last weekend I had the pleasure of hearing Cyndi Lauper perform this Dolly Parton classic at her annual Home For The Holidays concert for homeless LGBT kids. Cyndi has now released the track. Rolling Stone reports: While recording her upcoming country album in Nashville, Cyndi Lauper’s hotel featured an inspirational phrase above the artwork. In lights, it said, “What Would ...

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Madonna Sings Imagine In Paris [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Madonna stepped off the stage after her Paris concert on Wednesday night and headed to another performance. But unlike her sold-out show at the AccorHotels Arena, this one had just a small crowd of onlookers, swaying and snapping photos with their cell phones. It started with an announcement the Material Girl sent to fans on Twitter, inviting them ...

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Swag Tuesday: Encyclopedia Madonnica 20

For today’s Swag Tuesday, my buddy Matt Rettenmund has provided us with three copies of the 20th anniversary updated edition of his smash 1995 book, Encyclopedia Madonnica. From the description: Encyclopedia Madonnica 20 by BoyCulture.com’s Matthew Rettenmund is the 20th-anniversary revision of the definitive book on all things Madonna. Covering everything from birth to “Bitch I’m Madonna,” the 584-page, full-color ...

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Kylie Minogue – Every Day’s Like Christmas [VIDEO]

The newest single from Kylie Minogue’s holiday album was written by Coldplay’s Chris Martin and the production video features lots of PDA with Kylie’s real-life boyfriend Joshua Sasse. As an extra-gay bonus, the track has also been remixed by 80s disco kingpins Stock Aiken Waterman (Donna Summer, Dead Or Alive, Bananarama). Both clips are below.

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“Verklempt” Obama Bestows Medal Of Freedom On Barbra Streisand & Stephen Sondheim [VIDEO]

Yesterday President Obama joked that he was “verklempt” as he bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Barbra Streisand. Other honorees included Stephen Sondheim, James Taylor, Steven Spielberg, Itzhak Perlman, Willie Mays, and Yogi Berra. Watch below.

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Madonna – La Vie En Rose [VIDEO]

Madonna launched her Rebel Heart world tour in Montreal last night by singing en français for the locals. Yahoo reviews the concert: Pole dancers dressed like nuns, Mike Tyson and nonstop theatrics. Welcome to the church of Madonna. She even performed “Material Girl” for the first time since 1990’s “Blond Ambition” tour. DJ and producer Diplo warmed up the crowd ...

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Gaga, Can You Hear Me?

Via the Mirror: Lady Gaga might be the grande dame of the divas now, but that doesn’t mean that she can’t recognise those who came before. She’s posted a dazzling picture on Instagram of her with Barbra Streisand and it’s like looking at two generations of amazing women with kick-ass attitude and killer voices. The photo shows Barbra letting her ...

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Dave Audé Featuring Olivia Newton-John & Chloe Lattanzi – You Have To Believe [VIDEO]

Olivia Newton-John and her daughter have teamed up with dance producer Dave Aude on a track which borrows heavily from ONJ’s 1980 smash Magic, which was the biggest hit from the Xanadu soundtrack, spending four week atop the Billboard pop singles chart.

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Madonna: I’m The Picasso Of Pop

“I like to compare myself to other kinds of artists like Picasso. He kept painting and painting until the day he died. Why? Because I guess he felt inspired to do so. Life inspired him, so he had to keep expressing himself, and that’s how I feel. I don’t think there’s a time, a date, an expiration date for being ...

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Beyonce Celebrates SCOTUS: #LoveWins

This afternoon Beyonce posted an Instagram clip with this message: “Never too late. #LoveWins. ❤️.” At this writing the clip has 760K likes and over 40K comments.

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Liza To Return to London Paladium

Britain’s Pride Life reports: Last summer, Liza Minnelli was forced to cancel her only scheduled UK appearance on the advice of doctors, leaving many of her British fans fearing that they may never get to see this living, breathing, all-singing, all-dancing icon in the flesh. Imagine the excitement, then, upon hearing that Minnelli, now 70, plans to return to these ...

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Madonna – Bitch I’m Madonna (Remix)

Via Billboard: Billboard has the exclusive premiere of the Sick Individuals remix of Madonna’s new single “Bitch I’m Madonna.” Listen to the thumping reworking below. “Bitch I’m Madonna,” which features Nicki Minaj, is the third single from Madonna’s Rebel Heart album. “Bitch” follows “Living For Love” and “Ghosttown,” which both reached No. 1 on Billboard’s Dance Club Songs chart. Remixes ...

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Cyndi Lauper Testifies Before Congress On Behalf Of Homeless LGBT Youth

Yesterday Cyndi Lauper testified before a Senate subcommittee on youth homelessness. After the hearing, she and GOP Sen. Susan Collins discussed the Senate’s recent refusal to reauthorize an LGBT-inclusive funding bill. Via the New York Times: The problem, Ms. Collins said, was “confusion” over parts of the amendment, including a measure misinterpreted as a restriction on faith-based organizations’ ability to ...

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Quote Of The Day – Madonna

“The person I most want to meet is President Obama. When the heck am I going to meet him? He just needs to invite me to the White House already. He probably thinks I’m too shocking to be there. I’m serious. If I was a little bit more demure or if I was just married to Jay Z. Hey, if ...

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Madonna Responds To Dolce & Gabbana

(Tipped by JMG reader Eric)

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Howard Stern Interviews Madonna

Billboard recaps: Did you know Madonna wrote “Vogue” in just a couple of hours? Or that she doesn’t like being stoned? Or that she dated Tupac Shakur? (We really didn’t know that one.) Well, she revealed that and much, much more in a nearly 90-minute interview with Howard Stern on Wednesday (March 11) — her first interview ever with the ...

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