A Red Carpet Worthy Haircut

Let’s face it. Who wouldn’t love to have their hair in the hands of someone who has worked on The Oscars, Grammys, or Emmys? Or someone whose work can be seen every morning on one of television’s highest rated morning shows?



Show Queen

In this column, Michael Barbieri covers shows that are more theatrical in nature - Broadway, Off-Broadway and even a few cabaret pieces that don’t quite fit the standard norm of nightclub acts.


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Dina Delicious Wants The Community To ‘Reverse The Beat'

Dina Delicious’ latest dance song, “Reverse The Beat,” celebrates pride of self.  The voluptuous trans singer penned the song at a particularly low point in her life when she was struggling with emotional demons.  


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25 Years Young

DJ Tracy Young celebrates 25 years behind the turntables this month.  In that time, the music weaver who has been heralded for her work with the hottest names in music including Madonna, Cher, and Lady Gaga, has released seven musical compilations and racked up 48 #1 Billboard Club hits.  Her latest single, “Peace, Love, & Music,” is already at #21 on the Billboard dance chart in only its third week out.



Cabaret Chronicles Gay Pride Edition - Vol. 2

There’s no other way to say it...Seth Sikes is a star!  From the moment he took the stage at Feinstein’s/54 Below, he owned the crowd.



West Coast Glam in NYC

West coast glam rocker Ricky Rebel is heading east to perform his Billboard Top 40 club hit “Boys & Sometimes Girls” and songs from his new album,



Matinee Returns to San Diego this Labor Day Weekend

Matinée, the legendary festival, returns to San Diego this Labor Day Weekend with eight new spectacular parties over four fun-filled days.


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Jack’d Gets New ‘Blurring’ Safety Measures

In Response to Rise in LGBT Hate Acts, Jack’d Announces New ‘Blurring’ Safety Measures

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The Divine Miss Dolly Levi

My love affair with Bette Midler began in the mid ‘70s, when one of my aunts gave me a copy of Bette’s “Live At Last” album for Christmas. Why she did that, I can’t even imagine - or maybe I can - and I devoured the album until it was destroyed.

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Resist the System

The country has gone mad with Trump fever. For or against Trump, both sides have narrowed the scope of their thought to one man. To his base he is the god-king, standing on the future corpses of his enemies.

Bob the Drag Queen's Double Debut

Bob the Drag Queen seems to have a wave of success on her hands since passing the crown on to Sasha Valour. Only a few weeks since stepping down as the reigning queen at the Season 9 Finale, Bob the Drag Queen premieres not one, but two screenings at Outfest.

The “Gay Dollar” Myth

Since the early 90’s, marketers have coveted “the gay dollar”–the loyal purchasing power of gay men and lesbians with higher disposable incomes.

Forbidden: Undocumented & Queer in Rural America

An illustration of the intersection of queer and immigrant issues, Forbidden: Undocumented & Queer in Rural America relates directly to the 11 million undocumented immigrants currently living in the U.S. and LGBTQ individuals fighting for equality and civil rights. It chronicles Moises’ work as an activist traveling across his home state as a voice for his community, all while trying to forge a path for his own future.

Hello Lab

AT&T Hello Lab has launched its Mentorship Program, a new initiative that brings together entertainment industry leaders with aspiring filmmakers from diverse backgrounds as they create their signature work. Five filmmakers will debut their short films on DIRECTV NOW in the fourth quarter of 2017.