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The First Monday in May (M) Directed by Andrew Rossi The title refers to the annual fundraising gala for the Manhattan’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. Money raised goes to the museum’s costume institute which houses the world’s biggest collection of fashion. Rossi, who shot and edited the breath-taking doco, captures all the behind-the-scenes details as […]

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‘Check It’: Steve Buscemi documentary focuses on homeless LGBT gang

‘Check It’: Steve Buscemi documentary focuses on homeless LGBT gang

♦ Actor Steve Buscemi premieres documentary on homeless LGBT gang at Tribeca Cult icon Steve Buscemi has premiered a new production at Tribeca Film Festival that focuses on the lives of a group of homeless LGBT youth in Washington DC. ‘Check It’ is a documentary film that follows a gang of black transgender and gay youth known […]

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MS MR’s Lizzy Plapinger gears up for Groovin The Moo

MS MR’s Lizzy Plapinger gears up for Groovin The Moo

MS MR, the indie-pop New York duo shot onto the scene in 2011 and are gathering fan after fan with their new album ‘How Does It Feel’. After the success of ‘Secondhand Rapture’, the band are touring around non stop and are in Australia for Groovin the Moo. Singer Lizzy Plapinger explained how much they […]

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Bette Midler heads back to Broadway

Bette Midler heads back to Broadway

The Divine Ms M is returning to Broadway. Bette Midler is set to star in a revival of the musical ‘Hello Dolly!’. The show will begin Broadway performances on March 13, 2017 and open on April 20, 2017. A theatre has yet to be announced. Midler broke the good news to her fans on her Twitter […]

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US venue fined for refusing lesbian wedding; denied appeal

US venue fined for refusing lesbian wedding; denied appeal

A New York state business who were fined $13,000 USD for denying a lesbian couple the right to marry at their venue have been denied the opportunity to appeal their case under the state’s anti-discrimination law. Liberty Ridge Farm owners Cynthia and Robert Gifford refused to allow Melisa and Jennie McCarthy to marry on their premises near […]

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Woman sues New York; demands child back from gay foster mum

Woman sues New York; demands child back from gay foster mum

A police officer from the UK is taking the state of New York after her baby was placed in foster care as a result of the child being abandoned in a hotel room. 42-year-old Louise Fielden was arrested over eight months ago, being accused of leaving her 5-month-old son in a hotel alone while holidaying […]

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New York to host WorldPride on 50th anniversary of Stonewall

New York to host WorldPride on 50th anniversary of Stonewall

  It has been revealed that New York City will host the 2019 WorldPride event to commemorate 50 years since the revolutionary Stonewall riots. The global event, which debuted in Rome back in 2000, was founded by Paul Stenson of InterPride to celebrate LGBT Pride, awareness and visibility on an international scale. The event has […]

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US: Are LGB Teens More Likely to Get Pregnant?

US: Are LGB Teens More Likely to Get Pregnant?

A new study from the US published in the American Journal of Public Health reveals that teenagers who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual may be at a higher risk of unplanned pregnancy than their heterosexual peers. Over 9000 New York City high school students were interviewed for the study, entitled ‘Sexual Orientation and Risk […]

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May Film Reviews

May Film Reviews

Boy Choir (PG) Directed by Francois Girard Eleven year old Stet (Garrett Wareing) lives in an impoverished suburb in a small Texas town. He seems pretty angry at the world and when his mother is tragically killed and his estranged father (Josh Lucas) doesn’t want to have anything to do with him, his outlook on […]

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Local Actor Sets Sights for New York

Local Actor Sets Sights for New York

Local actor Kyle Kash has been accepted into the summer program at the prestigious Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York City. Hoping to raise funds for airfares, tuition and accommodation, Kash has turned to Indiegogo to achieve his dreams. The aspiring performer is hoping to raise $5000 to get him to New York […]

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