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Underwear Fashion Show Benefits Gay Indie Film

As the new gay thriller Regrets starts shooting in Philly this winter, the independent film’s openly lesbian director Michelle Pollino, and several of the homegrown film’s […]

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When Famous People Come Out

Over the weekend, Amber Heard, an actress who has appeared in films including the Pineapple Express and Zombieland – and who stars opposite box office […]

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Philly’s Gay Men’s Chorus Sings Out

Not in the holiday spirit yet? Perhaps the Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus can help (complete with a kick line). Here’s a video clip from this […]

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TV: Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys

Where would straight women be without gay men? And vice versa? Comedian Margaret Cho, in her show I’m the One That I Want, sums up […]

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Join the Fight Against Censorship of Gays

As the first major museum exhibition on sexual identity in American portraiture, Hide/Seek – a new art exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington […]

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A Concert for World AIDS Day

“We’re all struggling to get by these days,” says Bill Budd. “And it’s easy to forget the needs of others.” The openly gay musician, and […]

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AIDS and the Cinema

World AIDS Day prompts me to think about the several important American films that have depicted the AIDS crisis over the years. And while some […]

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Strange Powers Opens in Philly

As the untrained bass-baritone lead singer of The Magnetic Fields, Stephin Merritt is an indie rock legend whose songs run the gamut between Chinese opera […]

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Burlesque Hits a Few High Notes

Stanley Tucci may technically play the gayest character – a sharp-tongued stage manager – in the new film Burlesque, but Cher steals the spotlight, naurally, […]

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Patti Smith Wins National Book Award

Born in Deptford and raised in Philly, rock legend Patti Smith was honored this week with the National Book Award for her poignant memoir Just […]

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Music Video Confronts DADT

Openly gay singer Tom Goss released a new video for his song “Lover,” which features the singer/songwriter in a same-sex relationship with a U.S. Army […]

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Putnam Spelling Bee is a Winner

The 35th anniversary of Philadelphia Theatre Company‘s (PTC) season starts off on a great (magical) foot with the Tony Award-winning musical The 25th Annual Putnam […]

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OUTMusic Awards Celebrated in Philly

Tonight, LGBT artists get together at Tabu to celebrate the LGBT Academy of Recording Artist’s OUTMusic Awards (6-9 p.m.). Hosted by Freddy Shelley and Greta […]

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A Flash Mob for the Cultured

Think it’s too early for the holidays to official kick off? Think again. The Opera Company of Philadelphia took over Macy’s recently to sing “Hallelujah” […]

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Local Gay Poet Reads Live

Jim Cory has spent many years working as a poet in Philadelphia and has published several important works, including Son of the Male Muse and […]