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Viva (2015)

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The Pride L.A.

There’s a comparatively high level of visibility for drag performers on the entertainment scene today.  Not long ago, they were known only to the LGBT community and a few savvy “straights;” now, thanks to widening acceptance, you would be hard-pressed to find anyone not at least marginally aware of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” or of movies like “Kinky Boots.”  While still not exactly mainstream, drag has emerged from the gay bar and planted its cha-cha heels firmly on the stage of popular culture. 729 more words


The Music Lovers (1971)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 6 out of 10

4-Word Review: Madness has no bounds.

This is a revealing look at Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Richard Chamberlain) and based on his own personal correspondences as he fought his homosexual tendencies by marrying Nina (Glenda Jackson) a woman he really did not love. 366 more words


My claim to fame? Ummmm....Sending Amy Winehouse drunk texts.

I walked into a Shoreditch bar, in London, with a boyfriend and his friends. It wasn’t too busy.  My hair was dyed ginger, I had curled it. 1,561 more words


Disabled & Gay at 30- Part 2

The next thing I remembered, was a doctor forcing a needle into my vain. A couple of seconds later, it hit me. A surge of power had run through me, with such force, it had made me sit, bolt up right, without any assistance. 2,782 more words


Disabled & Gay at 30 - Part 3

Whilst working as a Project worker, all I wanted to do was collapse every time I stood up. Sometimes, I wanted to collapse when I was already seated. 3,503 more words


Fame (1980)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 4 out of 10

4-Word Review: School of Performing arts.

Filmed at the now demolished Haaren High School the film is intended to be a showcase of New York’s famous Fiorello LaGuardia High School that specialized in training students in the arts, dance and drama. 620 more words


Annie Proulx--"A Resolute Man" (New Yorker, March 21, 2016)

SOUNDTRACK: PWR BTTM-Tiny Desk Concert #518 (April 4, 2016).

PWR BTTM are the most fun Tiny Desk concert to come along in a long time.  1,014 more words

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