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Let’s Have a ‘Kiki’

  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 […]

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The TV Showrunners: Creating LGBT Characters, Telling LGBT Stories (Part One)

The year was 1977 and even without the Internet to spread the word on controversy I knew that there was something freaking people out about with this new sitcom called “Soap.” The show was supposedly racy, sexual and bawdy like no other show had been before and among its regular cast, it also had a […]

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Beyoncé Kicks Off Mrs. Carter World Tour

By Alexis Garrett Stodghill, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Beyoncé Knowles is having quite a week in fashion, with much of the stir caused by her latest looks from her Mrs. Carter world tour. She kicked it off in Belgrade, Serbia on Monday,sporting a black and gold body suit with detailed breasts and nipples rendered in color-contoured […]

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