Touché, a work for two dancers, explores the themes of male love. The pas de deux was created by Chris Rudd and featured dancers danced by Calvin Royal III (Adam) and João Menegussi (Steve). Continue reading
By Alex Smith Jr.
I went to an advance screening of the film RUSTIN last night (Oct. 12, 2023). It was opening the 35th Anniversary of the LGBTQ+ Annual Film Festival here in NYC. This film is a triumph plain and simple. I am trying to hold back from using to many superlatives to lavish on this film. Continue reading
By Walter Rutledge
The Joyce Theater’s fall 2023 season began September 15 with the interdisciplinary gay romance saga Heart of Brick. The theatrical production combined live vocal music, spoken narrations, voiceovers, dance, lighting and a clean, simple set design to recreate an evening at Langstons, New York City’s oldest Black gay bar. This is the first presentation in Director of Programming Danni Gee augural season, and in the truest downtown dance style she left the audience with something to talk about. Continue reading
Legendary: 30 Years of Philly Ballroom is an inside look into the effort to preserve Philadelphia’s ballroom scene, a black LGBTQ safe-space that has endured for 30 years. A film produced by The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Emmy-winning video team. Continue reading
The Legendary Moi Renee performing “Miss Honey” May she rest in peace!!
June is National Pride Month for the LGBTQIA+ Community! It is a month to celebrate and remember the historical and present events affecting the community. Amber Ruffin is here to break down some important current events such as DC’s new comic with a bisexual Superman, Gov. Greg Abbott‘s persecution of transgender kids, and Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill. Continue reading
Paris Is Burning is a 1990 American documentary film directed by Jennie Livingston. Filmed in the mid-to-late 1980s, it chronicles the ball culture of New York City and the African-American, Latino, gay, and transgender communities involved in it. The film is considered to be an invaluable documentary of the end of the “Golden Age” of New York City drag balls, and critics have praised it as a thoughtful exploration of race, class, gender, and sexuality in America.”
Lil Nas X had a hit with his breakout single Old Town Road, about a horse-loving hip hop cowboy. But for his debut album, Lil Nas X wrote songs about his real life as a gay man, and called the album by his real first name, Montero. The multiple-Grammy-nominee talked with correspondent Tracy Smith about reinventing himself, as his true self. Continue reading
Posten, the Norwegian postal service, puts out an annual holiday short film advertisement and this year’s offering is quickly going viral online. The four-minute short, When Harry Met Santa, features a gay love story. And it ends with a recognition that it is the 50th anniversary of the country’s decriminalization of homosexuality. Continue reading
Honey Balenciaga is a member of the House of Balenciaga and appeared in the second season for the television series of Legendary. Continue reading