Sasha Velour in a new performance from Opera Philadelphia

As a fan of all types of opera, from Francesca Caccini to Phillip Glass, I am always interested in the myriad ways composers and artists adjust the genre to fit the times. If you also love opera, or drag, or now …both!, check out the new offering from Opera Philadelphia, starring Sasha Velour. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/29/arts/music/sasha-velour-drag-opera.html If […]

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Nike ,”Satan shoes” and Lil Nas X’s new video

Hoping you could score the 666th pair of Lil Nas X satan Shoes? …nope. Nike scored “a legal win against streetwear firebrand MSCHF.”  Read more about the temporary restraining approved by the U.S. District Court in NY and find out the Trump connection here: https://theglowup.theroot.com/nike-won-its-motion-against-lil-nas-xs-satan-shoes-the-1846605054 Lil Nas X’s new video for “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” has […]

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Billy Eichner starring and co-writing new gay rom-com

For fans of “Billy on the Street”, good news!  Billy Eichner is starring  in, executive producing and co-writing a new gay rom-com titled Bros. The movie is currently set to release in August 2022. https://www.out.com/film/2021/3/08/billy-eichner-make-history-starring-major-gay-romcom-bros

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LGBTQ HISTORY MONTH: New HBO series “Equal” examines LGBTQ rights movement

The new HBO Max docuseries Equal (premiering October 22) combines documentary footage with live action narrative to bring the story of the early LGBTQ rights movement to life. You can read about the series and see a trailer here and also read about who plays who here.

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Lost gay fairytale rediscovered and brought to life

Writer and illustrator Pete Jordi Wood has rediscovered an LGBTQ themed fairytale that has been in existence since at least the 19th century. Queer themes in folklore were long suppressed and “deleted” and now readers can explore The Dog and the Sailor in book form and in a virtual exhibit and narration. https://www.forbes.com/sites/jamiewareham/2020/08/21/why-this-charming-gay-fairytale-has-been-lost-for-200-years-stith-thompson/#25b306ca6163 The virtual […]

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New documentary “Cured” explores the battle to have homosexuality removed from APA list of mental illnesses

The film which documents the battle of LGBTQ activists that led to the APA removing homosexuality as a mental illness from the DSM in 1973 will be screening at festivals this fall, have screening opportunities through educational and other organizations, and will eventually air on PBS. https://www.queerty.com/doctors-considered-homosexuality-illness-cured-celebrates-heroes-proved-otherwise-20200823 https://thequeerreview.com/2020/09/02/outfest-2020-film-review-cured/ https://deadline.com/video/cured-trailer-outfest-documentary-lgbtq-patrick-sammon-bennett-singer/ The website for the film has […]

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