Friday, July 21, 2017

On the Rag, Vol. 467

A weekly look at what's making news in the gay mags:


Get Out!: Seth Fornea and Vinny Vega look Pump-ed and ready! / Online edition HERE.


Edge Media: Radio Ad Campaign Opposes Texas "Bathroom Bill" / Read HERE.


Metro Weekly (D.C.): Studio Theatre enters the world of LGBTQ ballroom culture with a thrilling, immersive production of Tarell Alvin McCraney's poetic masterpiece "Wig Out!" / Read HERE.


HIV Plus: Freddie Mercury Biopic Will Not Mention HIV/AIDS (WTF?) / Read HERE.


QX (London): People across the LGBTQ spectrum recount their experiences of living, working and partying in Hong Kong / Read HERE.


Out magazine: The Power 50 list for 2017 is HERE.


GCN (Dublin): "Below Her Mouth" stars Natalie Krill and Erika Linder out front / Read HERE


POZ: Body’s Protection Against Autoimmune Disease May Shield HIV / Read HERE.


Lavender (Twin Cities): Revisit Pride in photos! Read HERE.


The Gay U.K.: Milan Christopher’s poolside attire leaves NOTHING to the imagination / Read HERE.


Echo (Phoenix): The Wedding Issue / Read HERE.


Gay Times (U.K.): The boys of Garçon Model are bulging out of their pants / Read HERE.


Attitude (U.K.): Gay extreme athlete -- or is it extremely gay athlete? -- Gavan Hennigan graces the cover of the August issue / Read HERE.


Têtu (France): This Instagram account will make you a little red / Read HERE.


The Advocate: Just when you think Republicans can't get more vile / Read HERE.


Get Out!: Meet Tomik Dash / Read HERE.


Winq (and a nod): Glasgow cathedral becomes first in the U.K. to host gay weddings / Read HERE.


The Body: "Monsters Among Us" Writer Andrew Shayde on Comics and the LGBTQ Community / Read HERE.


Passport: Sightseeing in Style -- Once-in-a-Lifetime Experiences / Read HERE.

3 comments:

jaragon said...

The Mercury bio sounds like that old MGM musical "Words and Music" about Lorenz Hart which excluded any mention of his homosexuality but that was made in 1940's

Bill Carter said...

"Freddie Mercury Biopic Will Not Mention HIV/AIDS"

"Harvey Milk Biopic Will Not Mention Assassination"
"Ellen Degeneres Biopic Will Not Mention Coming Out"
"Barney Frank Biopic Will Not Mention Politics"

I had no intention of seeing this movie anyhow--I always really detested Queen and its cheap, crappy music--so I can't claim that this decision will make me boycott the film.

I wonder if the filmmakers will go whole hog, and give Mercury a loyal movie wife and a couple of cute movie children.

Bill Carter said...

Jaragon---

And don't forget "Night and Day," Warner Brothers' highly selective 1946 Cole Porter biopic, which not only managed to overlook Porter's bisexuality, but threw in a "straight" Monty Woolley for good measure.

In the 40s, there were no atheists in the foxholes, and no gays in the Hollywood musicals.

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