Tag Archives: LGBT culture

The Saint Of Dry Creek [VIDEO]

StoryCorps has posted another great bit of animation for National Coming Out Day. Clip recap: “Patrick Haggerty grew up the son of a dairy farmer in rural Dry Creek, Washington, during the 1950s. As a teenager, Pat began to understand he was gay—something he thought he was hiding well. But one day, after performing at a school assembly, Pat learned …

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OHIO: Columbus City Leaders Thrilled With Arrival Of 2015 Gay Softball World Series, Top Sponsor Nissan Cheers

It’s not ALL about the Benjamins, but that’s a big part of it. Via Columbus Alive: Before the first pitch is thrown at the Gay Softball World Series at Lou Berliner Sports Park, Columbus and the LGBTQ community have already won. For the second time, the largest annual LGBTQ sporting event comes to Columbus on Aug. 17, bringing with it …

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Forty Years Of Sweet Transvestites

Dr. Scott! Janet! Brad! Rocky! Ugh! The movie version of The Rocky Horror Picture Show opened on this day in 1975. Via Digital Spy: On its most basic level, Rocky Horror is a celebration of diversity, something midnight movie-goers took note of when 20th Century Fox started late-night screenings in ’76, where the film finally found its audience and became …

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Matt Baume: A Salute To Sissies

Dr. Smith, Uncle Arthur, Mr. Humphries, and more!

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TRAILER: Do I Sound Gay?

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TRAILER: Folsom Forever

Clip recap: In 1984, a scrappy little neighborhood in San Francisco – home to many low-income tenants and the heart of the gay male leather scene – faced destruction from the bulldozers of redevelopment and the AIDS crisis. The Folsom Street Fair was started to call attention to gentrification and raise money for AIDS charities. Folsom Forever tells the story …

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Matt Baume Launches New Podcast

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CHERRY GROVE: Fire Destroys Two Hotels, Gay Nightclub, And Several Residences

A massive fire swept through Cherry Grove’s commercial district on Fire Island last night, destroying several private homes, the Holly House Hotel, and the Grove Hotel, the last of which was home to the famed Ice Palace nightclub. For decades the Ice Palace hosted the Miss Fire Island pageant and served as the kickoff location for the annual Fire Island …

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BRITAIN: National Students Union Passes Motion That White Gay Men Need To Stop Acting Like Black Women

Via Gay Star News: UK’s National Union of Students has passed a policy to stop gay men appropriating black female culture. Delegates at the Women’s Conference today, many of them self-identified feminists, have passed plenty of motions. Just one of them was ensuring everyone at the conference understood that some behaviors were damaging. On Twitter, they announced: “Some delegates are …

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HBO Cancels Looking

Via TV Line: Looking Season 3 is out of HBO’s sight: The cabler has cancelled on the underdog gay dramedy, although we haven’t seen the last of Patrick & Co. TVLine has confirmed. “After two years of following Patrick and his tight-knit group of friends as they explored San Francisco in search of love and lasting relationships, HBO will present …

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Headline Of The Day

Fascinating.

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HIGHLIGHTS: Broadway Backwards 2015

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HomoQuotable – Noah Michelson

“From Grindr profiles that demand ‘masc only’ to men like [Russell] Tovey who think their masculinity — however manufactured, however antithetical to who they truly were when they landed on this planet — is what makes them marketable or desirable, our obsession with what it means to be a man and what it means to fall short of that is …

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Rachel Maddow Explains What Bears Are: America’s Happiest Gay Subculture

At the 11:00 mark. If you can’t get the MSNBC clip to play there’s a low-rez version on YouTube. (Tipped by JMG reader Robbie)

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GLAAD Unveils Media Awards Nominees

Via press release: The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the LGBT community and the issues that affect their lives. The GLAAD Media Awards also fund GLAAD’s work to amplify stories from the LGBT community and issues that build support for equality. Among the nominees: Amazon Instant Video’s smash hit Transparent; …

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Out Magazine Unveils 2014 Out 100 List

Out Magazine has unveiled this year’s Out 100 list. The 2014 ranking features Buzzfeed‘s Chris Geidner (seated above) and New York Times writer Josh Barro (third from left.) Others on the list are Dan Savage, Larry Kramer, Andy Bell, Armistead Maupin, Jason Collins, Richard Chamberlain, Carmen Carrera, and the cast of Looking.  See the full list.

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TEASER: Looking Season 2

The new season starts Sunday, January 11th.

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TRAILER: CNN’s Lisa Ling On Gay Rodeos

The show airs at 10PM on Sunday.

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HomoQuotable – Michelangelo Signorile

“The Benham brothers have attributes and just a general vibe that, for years, have translated as ‘gay.’ But obviously there are a lot of straight men, even homophobes, who now exhibit these characteristics, seemingly free to act on their creative instincts, more comfortable about it — precisely because of the queer movement’s challenge to conventional ideas about masculinity. Some of …

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TOMORROW: Broadway Flea Market

The 28th Annual Broadway Cares / Equality Fights AIDS flea market returns to Shubert Alley tomorrow. Among the priceless lots available through this year’s Grand Auction are private meet-and-greets with stage-and-screen stars Hugh Jackman and Idina Menzel, opening night VIP tickets to 17 of this season’s new Broadway shows, walk-on roles at 13 Broadway shows, tribute packages to Elaine Stritch …

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