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See Billy Porter’s speech and post-interview after being presented with the 2024 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award


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Brittney Griner wishes wife 6th wedding anniversary: “You’re my lifeline in this world”

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Janelle Monáe presents: them

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Snapped! Derek Hough makes waves!

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Pioneering lesbian comic and marriage activist Robin Tyler: “Closets are vertical coffins”

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Thursday Round-Up: Adam Lambert; Cyndi Lauper; Wanda Sykes; Russell Tovey; T.J. Osborne & more!

Adam Lambert tells homophobes to ‘Get over it. Mind your own business’ Advocate

Advocate Magazine: Cyndi Lauper is our Advocate of the year: ‘Hon, I’m a family member’ Advocate

Wanda Sykes explains the worst role she ever got offered LGBTQ Nation

Russell Tovey celebrated Jonathan Groff’s Tony win with the sweetest throwback pic Out.com

T.J. Osborne’s shirtless Bonnaroo weekend included his BF, Kacey Musgraves & Chappell Roan Out.com

Norman Reedus recalls getting starstruck by Cher at The Bikeriders premiere: ‘I attacked her like Halloween candy’ EW.com

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Throwback Thursday: “Maude” fights for gay rights


It’s become well-known that the late, great Beatrice Arthur was a staunch supporter of the LGBTQ community. After her death in 2009, the two-time Emmy winner left an endowment to the Ali Forney Center, an organization for homeless LGBT youth in New York City. In turn, a new 18-bed shelter on the Lower East Side, was named in her honor. This clip is from her first classic sitcom, Maude, and it features the title character taking her bigoted next door neighbor Arthur (Conrad Bain) to a gay bar.

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Here is official trailer for “The Fabulous Four” starring Bette Midler, Bette Midler, Megan Mullally and Sheryl Lee Ralph


Love a Bette Midler movie and wish she’d done more during her illustrious career. Maybe The Fabulous Four starring Bette, Susan Sarandon, Megan Mullally and Sheryl Lee Ralph will land in the hit column like some of her past comedies including First Wives Club, Ruthless People, Hocus Pocus, Down and Out in Beverly Hills, Outrageous Fortune, Big Business and Parental Guidance.

The Fabulous Four follows three life-long friends (Sarandon, Mullally, and Ralph) who travel to Key West, Florida to be bridesmaids in a surprise wedding of their college girlfriend Marilyn (Midler). Once there, sisterhoods are rekindled, the past rises up again in all its glory, and there are enough sparks, drinks and romance to change all their lives in ways they never expected.

The Fabulous Four, directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse, opens in theaters on July 26, 2024.

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Wednesday Round-Up: Tonys; Matt Bomer & Nathan Lane; Simon Halls; Sarah Paulson; Pete Buttigieg & more!

These are the LGBTQ+ winners at the 2024 Tony Awards Out.com

Matt Bomer, Nathan Lane to Star in ‘Golden Girls’-Like Hulu Sitcom From Ryan Murphy and ‘Will & Grace’ Creators Variety

Simon Halls: The Man Who Helps the Stars Come Out The Hollywood Reporter

10 LGBTQ+ entertainers who are on the verge of gaining EGOT status Advocate

11 of Sarah Paulson’s Best Performances (So Far) Advocate

Pete Buttigieg has a doppelgänger who just won the NBA championship Queerty

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Today’s Insta Hunk: Zane Phillips!

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Jonathan Groff in Tony Awards press room

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Joel Kim Booster’s OUT Magazine cover!

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Tuesday Round-Up: Ian McKellen; Lukas Cage; Nancy Pelosi; Carl Nassib; Joel Kim Booster; Joan Armatrading

Ian McKellen ‘in good spirits’ after falling off stage during performance BBC

Joel Kim Booster opens up about ‘imposter syndrome’ and feeling like a ‘fraud’ Advocate

Lukas Gage twists face into disturbing grin in bloody Smile 2 preview EW.com

Nancy Pelosi emotionally reflects on LGBTQ+ community at Library of Congress AIDS Quilt exhibit Advocate

NFL Star Carl Nassib Treats Fans to Shirtless Selfie During Pride Month Just Jared

Joan Armatrading’s 1979 ode to drag queens is somehow even more relevant today Queerty

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Morning Man Classic: Jason Patric!

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Sarah Paulson on Tony win: “When I heard my name called, I kind of couldn’t believe it”

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Jonathan Groff’s middle school drama teacher reacts to his shout-out in Tony acceptance speech


This is wonderful. Jonathan Groff’s mentor at a Lancaster County middle school reacts to getting a shout-out from him in his Tony Award acceptance speech.

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Monday Round-Up: Andrew Rannells; Zeke Thomas; Layne Matthews; Ricky Martin; Adam Silver & more!

Andrew Rannells Drops Out of Broadway’s Tammy Faye Playbill

Zeke Thomas celebrates Father’s Day with a special message to his dad, NBA legend Isiah Thomas Queerty

Ricky Martin ranks his top 3 most-used emojis—feet & peach included Out.com

NBA commissioner Adam Silver says a gay player coming out will have ‘league’s full support’ Outsports

RuPaul’s Drag Race star Stacy Layne Matthews hospitalized over spinal issue: ‘Lost control of my legs’ EW.com

Weekend Tennis Round-Up Kenneth in the 212

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Jonathan Bailey profiled on “CBS Sunday Morning”


Heartthrob Jonathan Bailey seems to have mastered the art of on-screen romance, from the Regency bodice-ripper Bridgerton, to the fictional love affair between closeted Capitol Hill staffers at the height of McCarthyism in Fellow Travelers. CBS Sunday Morning correspondent Michelle Miller talks with the openly gay actor about his roles on stage and screen (including the upcoming screen version of Wicked), and his desire to be “completely authentic.”

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Happy 81st birthday to Barry Manilow!

Looks like he made it!

Barry Manilow turns 81 today and so I thought I’d share some of his classic songs. There are so many so sometimes you just gotta make those hard choices.

I feel so much better celebrating Barry as an openly gay man which he has been run recent years. He has said that if he had come out during the height of his popularity in the 1970s and 80s, it would have killed his career.

Probably true.

I suppose better late than never!

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Here is a wonderful star-studded tribute to Broadway legend Chita Rivera on last night’s Tonys


This was done kind of perfectly. Bebe Neuwirth, Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Ariana DeBose honor Chita Rivera at The 77th Annual Tony Awards. They focused on her most famous stage roles in Bye Bye Birdie, West Side Story, Chicago and Kiss of the Spider Woman. She won two Tonys and received a lifetime achievement Tony as well. Her other Broadway shows included The Rink, The Visit, Nine, Jerry’s Girls, Merlin, Bajour, The Mystery of Edwin Drood and Chita Rivera: The Dancer’s Life, among others.

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