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Cara Delevingne Can Finally Be Her Queer Self: ‘Planet Sex’ Host on Unlearning LGBTQ+ Shame and How Hollywood Stunted Her Sexuality

On Zoom, where I recently met with Cara Delevingne, my ’90s-retro, rainbow-speckled button-down was, to my surprise, the first thing that came [...]

Betty Who Helped Me Embrace My Queer Identity. Now She's Embracing Her Own. 

Betty Who has been a Pride festival staple for years, but only recently did the Sydney-born pop performer (real name Jessica Anne Newham) more boldly lean into [...]

Shania Twain on What LGBTQ+ Allyship Means to Her and Being Queen of Her Own Actions

The first time I connected with Shania Twain in 2017, the country-pop music icon didn’t pull any punches, saying “equality should be a [...]

For Out Pleasant Ridge Mayor, the Road Ahead Is Linked to the Past

Since becoming mayor of Pleasant Ridge in 2021, Bret Scott has married twice, soon to be three times. More precisely, he’s officiated at two weddings. [...]

WATCH: ‘Princess Power’ Producers Drew Barrymore and Savannah Guthrie on Gay Dads, Girl Power and Helping Kids Love Who They Are

Snow White? I don’t know her. These days, the delicate, demure princesses from the earliest days of Disney films are history, replaced by a more socially [...]

Billy Porter Chose Authenticity. Now He's Directing TV and Acting Alongside Living Legends.

You could say Billy Porter was born to play just about all of his roles. This, of course, is true of his portrayal of Pray Tell, the actor’s Emmy [...]

From 'Ammonite' to 'Of an Age': Queer Love Onscreen, In All its Weird and Wonderful Forms

“Of an Age” lingers languidly over a hot summer day in Melbourne, where practically nothing of consequence happens, except the complete implosion of [...]

An Erotic Film Series in Michigan Has Revived This Vigorously Directed Punkish Lesbian Sci-Fi Flick

In the second week of 2023, “Skinamarink,” a shoestring-budget independent horror work shot in Edmonton, Alberta, opened to wide release and found [...]

Homeless After the Music Business Rejected Her, This Trans Director’s First Film Just Premiered at Sundance

The same music industry that initially embraced D. Smith when she was presenting as a man turned against her when she transitioned. She lost her house, her car [...]

The Queer Lives She Has Changed: Why Madonna Still Matters to LGBTQ+ People

On January 17, Madonna announced her first retrospective hits tour, with the first tickets going on sale a whole three hours later. “Take my money!” [...]

Warm Up With These LGBTQ+ Winter Reads By (Mostly) Michigan Authors

Michigan gets a bad rap when it comes to winter weather. Yeah, you might lose a hubcap trying to maneuver around Volvo-sized potholes (and yeah, it’s [...]

Meet the Pansexual Filmmaker Showcasing Stories That Star Neurotypical and Neurodivergent Actors

In December, Michigan-born writer and filmmaker Orion Couling, who is from Marquette, walked the red carpet alongside four actors with Down syndrome who [...]