In New York City, LGBTQ youth of color gather out on the Christopher Street Pier to practice a performance-based art form, Ballroom, which was made famous in the early 1990s by Madonna’s music video “Vogue” and the documentary “Paris Is Burning.” Twenty-five years after these cultural touchstones, a new and very different generation of LGBTQ youth have […]
#BackToWorkBlues? Mama, the struggle is all too real. The first week back to work after the holidays can be brutal. In the words of the incomparable Chaka Khan, “I feel for you.” Whether you’re battling it out with Stacey in accounting who refuses to return any of your calls… Trawling through the never-ending backlog of emails in […]
#OscarsSoWhite? Not today, Oscars. Not today. The 2016 Academy Awards will forever be known as the most dramatic year in the awards show’s history—and that’s saying a lot considering this is the same broadcast that brought us the unforgettable, “You like me!” Sally Field moment. The public protestation over the lack of minority nominees in the running for […]
Everybody say, “Love!” I’ve been a firm believer in the recently popular sentiment that “if the love doesn’t feel like ’90s R&B, I don’t want it.” I mean, nothing says “love” quite like SWV’s “Weak.” Am I right? Sadly, my love for “The Boy is Mine” hasn’t exactly helped me find a boy of my own, but […]
[Insert shady rattlesnake noise] Drama: She’s the plus-size model of the genre world. She can be funny, intense and even sassy. Sometimes she’s deathly serious, and other times she’s straight-up flying at your face with a knife and a high kick. Long story short, drama can be a number of things, but when you’re looking […]
Gypsies, trans and documentaries… Phew, gurl. 2016 has been a year, hasn’t it? In my opinion, 2017 can’t come fast enough. I don’t know what we did to make 2016 mad, but she came right out of the gate swinging … taking the lives of all manner of gay icons! There are only a few […]
Because beauty fades, and dumb is forever. When it comes to comedy, nobody does funny like the gays. It’s not our fault that we were born with a veritable tap of witty candor and a penchant for over-the-top theatrics. I guess we’re just lucky (#HairflipEmoji). So, it should come as no surprise that when you get […]
Mercury might be in retrograde, but that doesn’t mean you should cancel any dates you might have pending. In fact, it’s a great time to head to theaters, nibble on some popcorn, and watch James Marsden and Michelle Monaghan in “The Best of Me,” in theaters today.
It’s been ten years since Paula Garces first played Maria in the comedy “Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle,” and the Colombian star hasn’t slowed down one bit.
Edgar Ramirez joins Luke Bracey in the 1990’s remake replacing Gerard Butler