Art Queer News

Meet Toronto’s Queer Songbook Orchestra

  Queer Songbook Orchestra is Toronto-based 12-piece ensemble of queer and allied musicians. They are taking a look at popular songs and revealing the backstories and personal narratives of queer artists who never had a chance to communicate what their work really meant to them. To learn more about the QSO, please visit www.queersongbook.com In […]

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Food & Gay Culture Magazine Mouthfeel Launches Awesome “Coffee Issue”

  Including an investigative report on the disappearance of legendary adult film star Buck Hayes, the Coffee Issue features a concentrated brew of long-form profiles, in-depth interviews and original art—forging the unique intersection between the worlds of food, art and pornography. Mouthfeel Magazine launches its first ever Coffee Issue, with anchor feature “Coffee with Buck Hayes” (the untold story […]

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Hercules & Love Affair Returns with New Single “Controller” Featuring Faris Badwan!

Hercules & Love Affair return to the fray with “Controller”, a pulsing, propulsive new song that signals the first salvo from their long-awaited new album. Featuring The Horrors’ Faris Badwan on vocals, it takes the Hercules’ disco-house heritage and fuses it with starker post-punk stylings. “Recently I’ve been aesthetically interested in the raw experimentation of early 80s […]

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Nico Tortorella Is Turning His Podcast Into A TV Series

He is pretty. And talks to a lot of pretty people so he probably has all of your attention. “While fans might know Nico Tortorella as Josh on TV Land’s Younger or from his roles in movies like Scream 4 or Trespass, the talented actor has been exploring new territory as the host of a podcast exploring relationships, sexuality, gender and […]

Fashion Queer News

Bernie Sanders Responds to His Balenciaga Tribute = Priceless

  Fashion designer Balenciaga used clothes branded with Sen. Bernie Sanders’ name and image for a runway show at Paris Fashion Week, but Sanders says he’s not a fashion icon. Bernie’s grin and laugh at the matter restores my faith in humans (just a little bit). Video posted by USA News Balenciaga incorporated Bernie Sanders’ campaign […]

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The Breakout Stars of NYFW Were Bill Nye & Buzz Aldrin #SmartSexyStrongSilver

#SmartSexyStrongSilver “That’s right, for Nick Graham’s appropriately out-of-this-world show yesterday, the designer tapped groundbreaking astronaut Buzz Aldrin and beloved TV fixture Bill Nye the Science Guy to walk the runway. Which makes sense, seeing as how the collection was called ‘Life on Mars: Fall-Winter 2035’ and revolved around themes of space, science and the future.” Paper […]

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Due to Overwhelming Response “Silence!,” “The Silence of the Lambs” Musical Extends Through March 18

    DUE TO OVERWHELMING RESPONSE SILENCE! THE MUSICAL EXTENDS THROUGH SATURDAY, MARCH 18 Tickets for all performances on-sale now! SAN FRANCISCO (February 3, 2017) — Due to overwhelming audience response, Cloud 9 Theatricals, in association with Lang Entertainment Group and Ray of Light Theatre, announced today the extension of the San Francisco premiere of SILENCE! The Musical– […]

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City VD Parody Commercial | Are You a Fan of Riding the D Machine?

  “Worried about STDs? Come on into City VD! Levonia Jenkins serves up some truth juice about Sekshullly Trans-mitted Erlnesses in the homosensual community.” Greg Scarnici Comedian Greg Scarnici tells me, “Just wanted to pass along this commercial parody I produced since STIs have been flying around New York City like drones over the Middle East the past […]

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San Francisco Announces Nation’s First Transgender District

  San Francisco made history on Tuesday with the unveiling of the Compton’s Transgender, Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual (TLGB) District—the first legally recognized transgender district in the world. 7×7 reports — Named after the historic Compton’s Cafeteria riots in 1966 (the first known incident of collective LGBT resistance to police harassment in U.S. history), The […]

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#SAGETable Intergenerational LGBT Community Dining Event May 18th | Video

“This is what empowerment is, this is what pride is.” Now, more than ever, we need to connect with each other. Get conversational. Find new friends and family during an intergenerational dining event. Join a #SAGETable on May 18th and share this video! Learn more at http://sagetable.org. Break Bread, Make Connections SAGE is launching a nationwide movement to […]

Art Queer News

MoMA Opens Free, Safe Space for LGBTQ-Identifying Teens

  The New York institution is partnering with Open Art Space to provide a free weekly drop-in where LGBTQ-identifying teens and their allies can create and learn together   Dazed reports — For the most part, the world is very angry right now. We are protesting, striking, marching, writing, live streaming, and yet, we can barely keep up with the […]

Art Music Queer News

NSFW | Graphic Art Film Exploring Hanky Codes in 1970s San Francisco

   Filmmaking duo based in London, Brian Fairbairn and Karl Eccleston, have really spelled out the hanky codes for you in this artful new NSFW video. Definitely nothing held back. An anthropological study of gay semiotics, taxonomies, and sexual behaviours. Directed by Brian Fairbairn and Karl Eccleston Featuring Rowland, Harry Clayton-Wright, JD Dean, Drew Kingston, Brendan Maclean, and […]

Queer News

“Queer Dance Party” Pops Up Outside Mike Pence’s DC Home

WATCH: LGBT rights supporters and protesters gathered in front of Vice President-elect Mike Pence’s house in Washington D.C. for a “Queer Dance Party.” With only a couple of days before the inauguration, hundreds of people gathered outside the Washington D.C. home of Vice President-elect Mike Pence for a dance party. The groups WERK for Peace and Disrupt […]

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The National, Sleater-Kinney, Tig Notaro, More to Perform at Women’s March After-Party

  Janeane Garofalo, Ted Leo, Senators Al Franken and Cory Booker, more to attend the D.C. event….  #NeedtoKnow Pitchfork reports: The Women’s March on Washington takes place on Saturday, January 21—the day after Inauguration Day. Later that night, D.C.’s 9:30 Club will host the Official March After-Party. Presented along with Funny or Die, all proceeds from the event are going to Planned Parenthood. The […]

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Irish UFC Fighter Conor McGregor Goes Bareback in New Ad | Video

No really, that’s the title. Conor McGregor’s hiatus from the octagon has featured plenty of verbal jousting with Floyd Mayweather, Instagram photos of his luxurious vehicles, and now some bareback horse riding. The Notorious will be the “13th jockey” during the Pegasus World Cup Invitational, which is known as the “world’s richest Thoroughbred horse race,” […]