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American actor and singer, Anthony Rapp – best known for his role in the Broadway production of Rent and Star trek has announced his engagement to his boyfriend. 48-year old Rapp took to social media to tell fans and followers that he had proposed to partner Ken Ithiphol, “So something happened tonight. I asked Ken

English singer, songwriter, Boy George says that he is not concerned if the actor who is set to play him in his upcoming biopic is straight or gay. The 58-year-old star made the comment while speaking to tabloid TMZ who stressed that sexuality was not important, provided they nail the part. Boy George, who confirmed that

The outrageously titled Norman Fucking Rockwell – which features previously released singles Mariners Apartment Complex, Venice Bitch, Hope Is A Dangerous Thing and Sublime cover Doin’ Time – will drop on 30 August, less than a month away. Lana shared the cover artwork on Instagram, in which she appears on a boat alongside actor Duke Nicholson. The photo was taken by Lana’s sister Chuck Grant. Lana also shared the tracklist for the album, which includes a number of songs fans have...

LGBTQ celebrities including legendary actor Sir Ian McKellen and comedian and actor Stephen Fry have lent their backing to a campaign aiming to create a statue of murdered gay playwright Joe Orton, in his home city of Leicester. Orton, whose plays include Entertaining Mr Sloane and Loot, was murdered by his boyfriend Kenneth Halliwell in 1967 with a hammer. Orton’s sister, Leonie, said she hoped the statue would “serve as an inspirational reminder that talent is everywhere and art is for...

Images via Instagram @simuliu & Wikipedia Commons Well, Marvel has done it again. It’s no questions that Marvel Studios (and parent company Disney) sit at the top of Hollywood. Not only did Avengers: Endgame become the biggest movie of all time, but the movie juggernaut proved its worth in terms of uplifting talent. We’ve seen time and time again that new or lightly recognized talent can become global sensations after being cast as leads or major supporting characters in Marvel Movies....

Goodman Theatre uncovers The Music Man The classic musical The Music Man from 1957 is being brought back to life currently at the Goodman Theatre. Based on the book by Meredith Wilson, the plot revolves around Harold Hill, a con man who poses as band organizer in a small Midwestern town. The five time Tony Award winner went on to have both movie and television adaptations. Jeremy Peter Johnson plays several characters in the production, making this his Goodman Theatre debut. His...

The track, a collaboration with actor and rapper Daniel J. Watts, is a powerful rally cry for Americans to take a stand against President Donald Trump, who has proven unfit to protect the rights of LGBTQ people, women and ethnic minorities. “Oh 45, a real nose dive for American lives, because he’s not really sure, I’m so transfixed, he’s dumb as bricks,” Tituss sings on the track, where he begs the listener to “wake from your slumber” and speak out. Despite...

As commemoration mark 50 years since man first stepped on the moon, Europe's space chief has mankind's next giant leap forward. Jan Wörner, Director-General of European Space Agency (ESA), spoke to Euronews about his plans for a moon village. You can watch his full interview in the video player, above. "This time the humans would not go there and just leave after a couple of hours or days, but they should stay for a longer period," he told Euronews....

Comedian and actor Billy Eichner, who plays meerkat Timon in the Lion King remake, has confirmed that he played the role with some “gay sensibility.” Referencing Nathan Lane, who played Timon in the animated version, he told Buzzfeed: “I’m glad that Jon Favreau kept the tradition of Timon being played by a gay actor, with a certain type of comedic sensibility, alive.” But Eichner then cast doubt on Timon and Pumbaa being in a relationship, saying: “Timon and Pumbaa are...

Scarlett Johansson has clarified her recent controversial comments about casting in the movie industry. Last week, the actress – who has played Black Widow in the Marvel Cinematic Universe since 2010 – spoke about political correctness with As If following her casting in Rub & Tug, in which she was set to portray a transgender man. She also received backlash for her role in the film adaptation of Japanese anime series, Ghost in the Shell, which fans argued should’ve gone to...

Last year, a storm erupted after it emerged that Scarlett Johansson had been cast as a trans man in biopic Rub & Tug. The discussion was caused by a lack of trans actors getting roles in the industry. Johansson initially brushed off criticism, saying: “Tell them they can be directed to Jeffrey Tambor, Jared Leto, and Felicity Huffman’s reps for comment.” However, the actress then took the decision to stand down from the role. “In light of recent ethical questions raised surrounding...

Matt Winkelmeyer / Getty Images Billy Eichner at the premiere of The Lion King in Los Angeles, July 9. For Billy Eichner, getting cast in Disney’s photo-real remake of The Lion King as Timon — the wisecracking meerkat companion to Seth Rogen’s happy-go-lucky warthog — was a Broadway kid’s dream come true.“I grew up doing musical theater,” Eichner told BuzzFeed News. “I was on...
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Riverdale star Tommy Martinez has opened up about his sexuality. The American actor – who plays recurring character Malachai on the popular teen show – is now starring in the Freeform series, Good Trouble, a spin-off from the critically-acclaimed LGBTQ family drama The Fosters. On the show, he portrays graphic designer Gael Martinez, who identifies as bisexual. During a panel discussion for the show in Los Angeles, Martinez said he resonates with his character because he previously had an “experience with...
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In a move that proves internalized homophobia exists even in gay-loving France, actor and comedian Pierre Palmade has ignited controversy for saying there’s a difference between a gay man and a homosexual man. Palmade made the comments on the talk show We’re Not Asleep on May 4. During the broadcast, Palmade insisted that gay people flaunt their sexuality for no reason, whereas homosexuals don’t stand out from heterosexuals. For the record, Palmade came out as gay in 2008. “This is my...

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