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Interviews

We are all Allison Janney

Posted: February 16th, 2018 | Featured, Interviews, Q Syndicate | No Comments

Allison Janney shares many of your concerns, like, what’s up with the president’s wild contradictions and flat-out lies? And what will happen to the LGBTQ community under his administration? And, of course, something we’ve all wondered from time to time

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(Bad) Moms know best

Posted: November 10th, 2017 | Interviews, Q Syndicate, Top Story | No Comments

By Chris Azzopardi | Q Syndicate

“Are there gays in Michigan? They made it all the way there?” deadpanned Mila Kunis to native Michigander Kristen Bell, as if to jokingly say all the world’s queers migrated from her hometown of West Hollywood.

Bell, 37, seated next to Kunis, 34, at a hotel conference room in The Peninsula Chicago, replied plainly. “Well, yes.”

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In bed with Alan Cumming

By Chris Azzopardi

Alan Cumming is chill as can be in a hotel bed in Los Angeles, where he’s tugging on his crotch, illustrating to me the surprisingly flirty exchange he just had with tennis great and LGBT pioneer Billie Jean King.

“She just made a joke about my dick in the corridor,” Cumming said, amused. “I’m like, ‘Billie Jean!’”

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Sugar, spice and everything nice

By Chris Azzopardi | Q Syndicate Patti LaBelle dishes on ‘still standing’ thanks to the LGBT community, lip-syncing ‘divettes’ and Trump Is there a singer more real than Patti LaBelle? The 73-year-old legend of song (and shade) is a firehose of strong-minded opinions, and in an age that has some tight-lipped “divettes,” as LaBelle calls them, refraining from saying too much, the ever-honest LaBelle is, refreshingly, that rare freewheeler who revels in being blunt AF. […]

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How Todrick Hall found his yellow brick road

By Chris Azzopardi

Todrick Hall grew up in Plainview, Texas, with a dream to be “one of these black women who could sing all these crazy notes.” It is, after all, in his blood —his cousin is none other than “Dreamgirls” song slayer Jennifer Holliday.

But first, as a child, the aspiring soul singer found life in “The Little Mermaid,” replicating Ariel’s crimson hair with a red towel on his head and gadgets and gizmos a-plenty. Clasping a fork, he created a makeshift fishtail by binding his feet together with a water hose. Meanwhile, to channel another hero of his, Catwoman, he got his hands on some blue tape, nails and a jump rope, which doubled as his whip and tail.

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More with Michael Kimmel

Posted: June 23rd, 2017 | Featured, Interviews | 2 Comments

GSD columnist discusses contents of his first book By Ken Williams | Contributing Editor (Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part series.) In the first of a two-part series, Gay San Diego “Life Beyond Therapy” columnist Michael Kimmel talked about how the legalization of same-sex marriage in 2015 has impacted married gay couples. Rowman & Littlefield released Kimmel’s first book, “The Gay Man’s Guide to Open and Monogamous Marriage,” on June 8.

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