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Listen To a Snippet of Robyn's New Single (Sort of)

As far as we're concerned, Robyn is basically responsible for a good quarter of the best pop songs of the past decade, and there's few things were anticipating more than her follow-up to 2010's epic three-part "Body Talk."
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  • April 14, 2014 11:31 AM
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Attention Cartoonists, Comic Writers and Artists: 'Queers and Comics' Announced; Alison Bechdel, Howard Cruse to Speak

The wonderful folks over at The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS) at the CUNY Graduate Center have just announced their "Queers and Comics" LGBT Cartoonists' Conference for next year.
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  • April 12, 2014 9:01 AM
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'War Horse' Actor Jeremy Irvine Takes The Lead In Roland Emmerich's 'Stonewall'

The questionable idea of Roland Emmerich -- he of "Independence Day," "2012" and "The Day After Tomorrow" fame -- directing a dramatization of the Stonewall Riots just got a little less questionable: Jeremy Irvine, the dreamy "War Horse" actor, has been cast as the film's lead.
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  • April 11, 2014 3:29 PM
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Congratulations To The Winners Of Our 'I Am Divine' DVD Giveaway

Last week we asked you to tell us why you heart Divine by tweeting at us @thebentblog, and that we'd pick the 5 tweets we feel best serve Divine's legacy and give those folks a copy of Jeffrey Schwarz's fabulous documentary "I Am Divine." Here's the 5 winners. Enjoy the DVD!
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  • April 7, 2014 1:17 PM
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'Blondie is Bisexual': Debbie Harry Reveals Past Romances with Women

Debbie Harry has confirmed her past liaisons with women, in a big week for bisexual visibility
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  • April 6, 2014 12:02 PM
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R.I.P. Lewis Tice

The film community lost a friend yesterday with the sudden passing of the always lovely Lewis Tice, who was only 44 years old.
  • By Peter Knegt
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  • April 2, 2014 10:46 AM
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James Franco To Play 'Ex-Gay' In Gus Van Sant Produced Biopic of Michael Glatze

Page Six broke the news that James Franco will continue his career's gay tendencies with a new project, announcing: "James Franco to play gay activist in Gus Van Sant movie."
  • By Jeremy Staley
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  • April 2, 2014 10:04 AM
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Severe Fabulosity Alert: Ellen Page To Present Laverne Cox

We've certainly made it clear on this blog that we're big fans of both Ellen Page and Laverne Cox, who have both made major contributions to public awareness of LGBT issues in the past year. So it pleases us to no end that the GLAAD paired them up for their April awards ceremony, with Ms. Page presenting the Stephen F. Kolzak Award to Ms. Cox.
  • By Jeremy Staley
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  • March 31, 2014 2:38 PM
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Broadway's 'Hedwig' Revival To Donate Portion of Ticket Sales To LGBT Youth Charity

Just when you thought you couldn't more excited for the Neil Patrick Harris starring Broadway revival of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," the folks behind the show announced that they will partner with LGBT youth organization Hetrick-Martin Instutute.
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  • March 28, 2014 8:58 AM
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All of Kate Bush's 22 Shows Sell Out In 15 Minutes

As we noted earlier this week with an excitement that was clearly not unusual, Kate Bush announced her first concerts in 35 years! Originally 15 shows, it was quickly expanded to 22, and this morning: ALL OF THEM sold out in less than 15 minutes.
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  • March 28, 2014 8:41 AM
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