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Angels in America: A New Book Looks Back

As Angels in America had its moment at the Tony Awards, a fascinating book looks back at the evolution of the play that became a phenomenon. A quarter of a century ago, Tony...

Trek Star George Takei Talks Pride from the Steps of Stonewall

With more than 10 million Facebook followers, George Takei‘s now as famous on social media as he ever was playing a spaceship pilot on TV’s Star Trek. Takei and his...

You Won’t Believe How YouTube Star Gemma Stafford is Reinventing Home Cooking

“Mug Meal” sensation Gemma Stafford wants to teach you how to cook using a mug and a microwave. Gemma Stafford is best known for creating YouTube cooking shows such as...

“Night Fever:” A New Book Reflects on the History of Nightclub Design

Night Fever | By Jörg Heiser et al; Vitra Design Museum; $85.00 It’s easy think of nightclubs as the places we go to forget about life for a while — to let our hair down,...

Will & Grace Return to Home Release — with Bloopers

Will & Grace did at least as much boundary pushing as Roseanne. Notice that after their reboots, only one of them remains on the air. While Roseanne may have had the approval...

The Queer As Folk Cast Reunites . . . If Only for a Moment

Queer As Folk gave many a questioning youngster an opportunity to see what life might be like as a gay man or woman. It remains a cultural touchstone. The cast recently reunited...

Alex Strangelove Wants Audiences to Love Simon All over Again

Alex Strangelove is a feel-good coming out story for questioning teens trying to navigate same-sex attraction. The film, which bowed Friday on Netflix, is right out of the...

Drag Race Season 10 Episode 11 Recap: The Inner Saboteurs Come Out

RuPaul has been talking – in some way or another – about the “inner saboteur” since Season One, most infamously when he bellowed “You forgot you’re a star!”...

Sense8 Finale Gives Fans All the Feels They’ve Come to Love

Sense8, the embattled Netflix series that fans brought back from the dead last year, just delivered a rollercoaster finale worthy of the series. The show whose message is one big...

Fashion Legend Charles James Revealed in “Portrait of an Unreasonable Man”

Charles James: Portrait of an Unreasonable Man | By Michele Gerber Klein; Rizzoli International; $37.50   Considered one of the most influential fashion designers of the 20th...

NYC’s Best LGBT Friendly Piano Bars

Piano bars are often hit-and-miss outside New York City. We’re spoiled here, in that there are so many of them, you get to choose. Some venues lean more on musicals....

Soft Power Is a Powerful New Musical Play that Makes Hillary Clinton a Showstopper

It may be your last chance to see Soft Power, the beautiful-but-complicated new East-West musical mash-up, before it’s Broadway-bound. It’s the morning after I saw the new...