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Following last year’s Hero theme, where Pride revellers donned capes while cruising along Amsterdam’s canals, Laport explores the magic of the party island on Ibiza, the freedom of the Netherlands and the eccentricity of the gay community to bring to life another gilded celebration of Pride by W Hotels. We spoke to David about how he’ll bring the concept of iubilaeum to this year’s boat parade. Tell us a little bit about your background and how you first became interested in...

What a joy it was for the Center to march in the 2019 L.A. Pride parade as we celebrate our 50th year anniversary. Share this...FacebookTwitter source

Marianne Williamson quickly became the most Googled candidate after last night’s Democratic primary debate after spouting off some woo-woo nonsense along with several stinging spot-on critiques of American politics. As one of the LGBTQ community’s first celebrity allies, it’s worth taking a look at her candidacy. The self-help guru has millions of fans across the country who tacitly endorse her variety of feel-good mumbo jumbo and are willing to overlook her verbal crystal shining in favor of her common sense...

The Emmy Award-winning show’s staple challenge – which sees the contestants impersonate celebrities for a parody of Match Game – will return for the highly-anticipated British spin-off. BBC also announced the two guest stars for the episode, one of which will be iconic television presenter Lorraine Kelly. “It was hilarious!” she said in a statement. “I had such good fun. I am in awe of every single one of the queens.” Stacey Dooley, television presenter and documentary filmmaker, will join Lorraine....

The legendary British singer has been open about his struggles with addiction throughout his career, and the subject came back into the public consciousness with the release of biopic Rocketman, which was based on his rise to fame. Now, in an post on social media, he’s marked the 29th anniversary since he went clean in 1990, sharing an emotional message alongside a photo of his Alcoholics Anonymous sobriety badge. “29 years ago today, I was a broken man,” he wrote on...

Justin Trudeau popped into a Vancouver gay bar to say hello and grab a beer. The city’s weeklong Pride celebration kicked off yesterday. It’s believed to be the first time a Canadian prime minister has visited a gay bar while in office. Trudeau made a stop at the Fountainhead Pub on Davie Street, shaking hands with patrons, taking selfies, and having a quick beer. And social media blew up as the local news and bar patrons started sharing their excitement. source

That’s the concept here; a bard who decides to add a little West End sparkle to some of his most celebrated works. We’re treated to Richard III belting out jaunty show tunes while dropping into the splits; the history plays are recounted as a Hamilton-style rap; and the witches from Macbeth appear as you’ve never seen them before. It’s a cute idea that’s here backed up by some serious skill and talent. Guy Hughes is an entertainingly Shakespeare – all...

As we’ve mentioned a few times throughout this summer, 28 of 30 Major League Baseball teams are holding Pride events during the 2019 season. Most importantly, it shows the league is taking Pride beyond New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and other cities most commonly associated with LGBTQ community outreach. It’s a sign of how much MLB teams and fans support LGBTQ people when Pride Nights become regularly scheduled in regions where such events would’ve been non-starters even just a few...

A celebrity gala, hosted by Sir Elton John, has raised over $6 million to help HIV testing in Kenya. The money raised will go toward providing 400,000 self-test kits to young men in the country. The singer was taking a small break from his worldwide farewell tour, and he hosted the gala in Southern France. Funds were primarily raised through an auction, which saw items like a luxury Bentley and a signed piano along with a Gucci jacket used in the...

Team INEOS' Egan Bernal became the 2019 Tour de France champion on Sunday after the Colombian finished Saturday's penultimate stage in the yellow jersey. Saturday's stage was reduced by 71 kilometres to just 59.5, with the Cormet de Roselend removed from the route after a landslide had blocked the road. Vincenzo Nibali, the 2014 Tour winner, was in the day's breakaway and then launched a solo attack on the climb to the finish at Val Thorens to claim victory, 10 seconds...

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...

Splash News Nick Jonas It's summertime: the season for barbecues, heading to the beach with friends, paparazzi shots of celebs frolicking on yachts in exotic locales, and, uh, male body-shaming?Earlier this month, something of a social media brouhaha erupted over paparazzi pics of famously buff Aquaman star Jason Momoa relaxing on vacation. In the pictures, published by the Daily Mail, the lusciously maned thespian...

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed the so-called Save Chick-fil-A bill into law on Thursday while surrounded by Chick-fil-A food and beverages. “Today I signed the @ChickfilA law in Texas. And, had a great lunch,” Abbott wrote on Twitter. “No business should be discriminated against simply because its owners gave to a church or to the Salvation Army or to any other religious organization.” The legislation, known as Senate Bill 1978, prohibits government entities from taking “adverse actions” against businesses or individuals...

By filling its world-renowned Hayward Gallery with more than 100 artworks by around 30 queer artists active in the last 50 years, and building a strand of LGBTQ summer programming around it, London’s Southbank Centre is cementing its queer ally status and making a political statement. According to Guest Curator Vincent Honoré, “Kiss My Genders is a wonderful celebration welcoming the brilliant differences and the rich spectra of genders within our society.” Here we speak to Honoré about the purpose and...

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Ben Hardy, X-Men: Apocalypse star, goes full-frontal in the play “Judas Kiss.” These several revealing images of British actor leaked soon to the Internet. Hardy appeared naked...

OMG. American actor and model Max Emerson hasn’t been shy about showing off his assets on social media. The 29-year-old previously went skinny dipping and stripped...