Tag Archives: Billy Porter

Host, Performers Announced For NYC Pride Broadcast

Metro Weekly reports: NYC Pride has announced a 50th anniversary broadcast special featuring Dan Levy, Janelle Monáe, Billy Porter, and a host of other celebrities and LGBTQ activists. The special, in conjunction with WABC Channel 7, will take place on Sunday, June 28, and replaces the annual Pride March, which was canceled last month due to COVID-19. Co-hosted by RuPaul’s …

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ARKANSAS: GOP Rep Threatens To Block State Funding For PBS Over Billy Porter’s Sesame Street Appearance

The Arkansas Times reports: Sen. Jason Rapert (R-Conway) took to Facebook to fret about the upcoming appearance of Emmy Award-winning actor Billy Porter, of the FX show “Pose,” on an episode of “Sesame Street.” “What do you think I should do about this as your state senator? Do you approve of your taxpayer dollars being used to promote the radical …

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SNL Skewers CNN’s LGBTQ Town Hall [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: Democratic presidential candidates, Billy Porter and an unexpected kiss were all part of the cold open on “Saturday Night Live” this weekend. This week’s CNN LGBTQ town hall was prime fodder for lots of laughs and cameo appearances during Saturday night’s episode. Alex Moffat’s Anderson Cooper said they were “going to go out – all out,” bringing …

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Out Actor Billy Porter’s Emmy Win Makes History

The New York Times reports: The category is “Groundbreaker.” On Sunday night, Billy Porter became the first openly gay man to win the Emmy for best actor in a drama. “I am so overwhelmed and I am so overjoyed to have lived long enough to see this day,” said Porter, 50, while accepting the award. The actor won for his …

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Tickets Still Available For NYC Pride Opening Ceremony: Cyndi Lauper, Whoopi, Chaka, Billy Porter, & Much More

In the next day or so I’ll have a much more extensive post about the myriad events offered up by NYC Pride and WorldPride, some of which are long sold out, but in the meantime I’ve just been told that some tickets are still available for the opening ceremony, which has quite the fantastic lineup: NYC Pride is proud to …

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Billy Porter Issues World Pride Single: Love Yourself

Via press release: Billy Porter, award-winning actor, singer and star of “Pose” on FX has released his new single “Love Yourself” timed to World Pride, available now on all streaming platforms and digital retailers. Porter is a Tony and Grammy Award-winning actor, singer, director, composer and playwright with groundbreaking performances as Pray Tell in Pose on FX, for which he …

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