Tag Archives: gay artists

TRAILER: Carol

The last project from gay director Todd Haynes was the critically-raved HBO series Mildred Pierce, which won five Emmys. Variety recaps: Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara quietly fall in love in the first trailer for their upcoming lesbian romance “Carol.” The film, directed by Todd Haynes, received rave reviews and generated Oscar buzz following its premiere at the Cannes Film …

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Tom Goss Featuring Matt Alber – Breath And Sound

Popular gay crooners Tom Goss and Matt Alber have joined up for a lovely new ballad. Goss explains the video concept: “I’ve been dreaming about this video for years. As soon as we recorded the song I knew I wanted to shoot a lyrical dance because I’m fascinated by movement and even more so by collaborative projects. About six months …

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Rosie O’Donnell: My Daughter Chelsea Is Missing

Rosie O’Donnell took to Twitter this afternoon to ask for help in finding her 17 year-old daughter, Chelsea. She has also posted a message on her personal site: Nyack, New York police authorities have been looking for her in the Rockland County area since Sunday, August 16. She was last seen Tuesday, August 11. She was wearing a black sweatshirt …

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CUBA: Gay Poet Richard Blanco Reads At Opening Of US Embassy In Havana [VIDEO]

Cuban-American gay poet Richard Blanco is already winning raves for the poem he read today. The new work will be published in English and Spanish by the University of Pittsburgh Press late next month.

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CUBA: Gay Poet Richard Blanco To Read Work At Opening Of US Embassy In Havana

Openly gay Cuban-American poet Richard Blanco writes today on Facebook: “I’ve had to keep this a secret for months, but it’s finally out: the US Department of State has asked me to write a poem for the re-opening of the US Embassy in Cuba, which I will read at the ceremony on August 14th in Havana! So incredibly emotional for …

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Postmodern Jukebox & Mykal Kilgore – My Heart Will Go On

Openly gay Broadway veteran Mykal Kilgore has gone viral with his “Jackie Wilson-style” take on Celine Dion for Postmodern Jukebox. Those high notes! Kilgore has worked with Welsh popster Bright Light Bright Light and recently collaborated with Scissor Sisters member Del Marquis on his Slow Knights project. The clip has over half a million views already.

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Well-Strung – Blank Space

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Kate Pierson Gets Married

Via the Daily Mail: Kate Pierson, co-founder of the new wave party band The B-52s, has married her longtime lover Monica Coleman in Hawaii. The 67-year-old singer/songwriter took to her Facebook page on Tuesday to share photos of her and her new wife with the caption: ‘#itsofficial!’ A series of snaps show the happy couple post-ceremony as they don chic …

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Shamir: Unplugged On NPR

For the latest installment of NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series, dance sensation Shamir performed three tracks from his critically-raved debut album. NPR’s Bob Boilen writes: When I first saw Shamir at NPR Music’s SXSW showcase, the 20-year-old singer popped on stage with a Yo Gabba Gabba T-shirt and proceeded to light up the night with his disco-infused funk and joyful …

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Seen In Brooklyn

Via Laughing Squid: New Zealand street artist Owen Dippie, the incredible mind behind the Renaissance Mutant Ninja Turtles mural, recently created “The Radiant Madonna“, a giant mural that features the Virgin Mary cradling a distinctive Keith Haring figure on the side of a Brooklyn building. Dippie explained the concept behind the mural, which was done in cooperation with the Bushwick …

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SAN FRANCISCO: Morrissey Files Sexual Assault Complaint Against Airport Security

“On leaving the US on 27 July I flew from San Francisco International Airport to London on flight BA 284. At 2:30 in the afternoon I went through the usual airport security procedure including the stand-up ‘scanner’, and all was well – no bleeps and nothing unusual. Before I could gather my belongings from the usual array of trays I …

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Sam Smith Vents On LGBT Rights

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Morning View – Provincetown

Folks stop by our neighbor’s house all day to snap a photo of the man in the window.

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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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