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Alejandro Vega as Danny Torrence and Arthur Woodley as Dick Hallorann in The Shining.
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5Q: The Shining

“5Q” is an online-only column featuring five questions about stage productions in the Metro Area with a special focus on the GLBTQ community’s relationship to the production. Periodically, “5Q” will take the form of an […]

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5Q: Michael Carbonaro Live!

“5Q” is an online-only column featuring five questions about stage productions in the Metro Area with a special focus on the GLBTQ community’s relationship to the production. Periodically, “5Q” will take the form of an […]

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Libby Appel’s Enlightened Take On a Screwball Comedy Classic — “Harvey” at the Guthrie

To this very day people are irked by Harvey by Mary Chase winning the 1945 Pulitzer Prize for Drama instead of Tennessee Williams’s The Glass Menagerie. Think of Terms of Endearment winning the 1983 Best […]

BBC Adds Lesbian Kiss to ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’

The Telegraph reports the BBC’s new primetime adaptation of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” will feature a host of gay relationships, including a lesbian kiss, after the film’s writer said he wanted to show children “the […]

National Park Service Adds Two LGBT Sites to National Register of Historic Places

The Washington Post reports the National Park Service has added two properties commemorating the history of America’s gays and lesbians to the National Register of Historic Places. Read the full story from The Washington Post. 

Bullying of LGBT Students at ‘Epidemic’ Levels in Japan

The Japan Times reports bullying of LGBT students is at “epidemic” levels in Japanese schools, exacerbated by government’s failure to institute effective policies, inadequate teacher training and strong gender segregation, New York-based Human Rights Watch […]

Colton Haynes Officially Comes Out as Gay

Yahoo! News reports former “Teen Wolf” and “Arrow” star Colton Haynes has publicly come out as gay after a social media post in January raised fan speculation about his sexuality. Read the full story from […]

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BigGayNews for Friday, May 6, 2016

Today’s Top Headlines   Obama May Create Monument To Gay Rights Movement Kenyan Court To Hear Case Against Alleged Gay Anal Examinations Catholic School In Iowa Won’t Allow Gay Student To Be Presented With $40,000 […]

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Going to the Movies with Jeff & Drew: “Captain America: Civil War”

Divided they fall. This movie, while imperfect, is worth any Marvel, superhero or action film fan’s theater-going money. Captain America: Civil War is a continuation of both Captain America: Winter Soldier and Avengers: Age of […]

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Patrick’s Cabaret’s 30th Anniversary Marked by Insights from the Older and the Younger

On the evenings of the last two nights of April, the legendarily gender-bending Patrick’s Cabaret celebrated 30 years of rebel performance work. Its founder, Patrick Scully, recounted the institution’s history and how it affected him […]

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