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Vintage ‘Gay’ Magazine Covered The Community And Art Scene

Two years after The Advocate began publishing, and two years before the Bay Area Reporter premiered, the New York City-based GAY covered politics, arts, civil rights…

Bette Midler, Gloria Estefan, Matt Bomer, & Other Stars to Appear at Virtual AIDS Walk, July 19, 2020

VarietyBette Midler, Gloria Estefan and ‘Queer Eye’ Stars to Appear at Virtual AIDS WalkBy Marc MalkinJun 18, 2020 AIDS Walk New…

Pride Events Go Virtual: Special Appearances By Bette Midler, Barbra Streisand, Cher, And More

The Hollywood ReporterPride Events Go Virtual: How to Celebrate in L.A., NYC and Beyond By Kirsten Chuba6/3/2020 Rainbow sweats and…

The GLAAD Media Awards Bette Midler Was To Attend in New York on March 19 have been canceled due to Coronavirus

Chicago TribuneThe GLAAD Media Awards in New York on March 19 have been canceledMAR 11, 2020 The gala “will no…

Bette Midler To Appear At GLAAD Media Awards For First Time Ever On March 19

KSROBette Midler To Appear At GLAAD Media Awards For First Time Ever By StaffFEBRUARY 27, 2020 (LOS ANGELES) — Bette…

Queerness and the Small Subversions of “Big Business”

Is 1988’s Bette Midler/Lily Tomlin comedy Big Business (1988) going to be a text taught in the revolutionary underground? Absolutely not. The subversive elements…

Bette Midler Responds to Trump Calling Her ‘Washed Up Psycho’ At NY World Pride

Extra Bette Midler Responds to Trump Calling Her ‘Washed Up Psycho’ At NY World Pride By Extra Staff June 29,…

Bette Midler Performed At WorldPride NY At The Javits Center Last Night (Video and Photos)

Bette Midler Performed At WorldPride NY At The Javits Center Last Night Written by Mister D   As I knew…

Video: Bette Midler & Barry Manilow In The Documentary, Vito, 1971

Here’s an excerpt from the book, Celluloid Activist: The Life and Times of Vito Russo by By Michael Schiavi. Type…

Gay Pride: I Love This Exchange Between Bette Midler & Gay Activist Vito Russo, 1975 (Full Interview Included)

Back in 1975, on the eve of the Broadway premiere of Bette Midler’s Clams on the Half Shell Revue, she granted one…

Do Gay Men Love, Dislike or Feel Indifferent About Taylor Swift?

Instinct Do Gay Men Love, Dislike or Feel Indifferent About Taylor Swift? Instinct Staff | November 12, 2017 Gay men…

Meet the greatest LGBT icons over 70 years old

Pink News Meet the greatest LGBT icons over 70 years old Bea Mitchell 29th September 2017, 3:20 PM Here, however,…

Mainstream music embraces LGBT perspective

USA Today Mainstream music embraces LGBT perspective Sara Moniuszko, USA TODAY 6:58 p.m. EDT August 30, 2015 From Bette Midler…

PrideSource: Being Young & Coming Out To Bette Midler By NICOLAS WYSOCKI

PrideSource Being Young & Coming Out To Bette Midler ‘You Make Me Happy To Be Who I Am’ BY NICOLAS…

Bette Midler, Gay Marriage and the End of Gay Culture

THE GAY CURMUDGEON Bette Midler, Gay Marriage and the End of Gay Culture By Paul Hallasy SATURDAY, JUNE 27, 2015…

Bette Midler Agreeing To Do Gypsy Was A Big Career Changer For Meron/Zadan

AfterElton Interview: Neil Meron & Craig Zadan on their Legacy, Producing The Oscars & “Smash” Season 2 Posted by Jim…

The Advocate Turns 45

The Advocate 45 Years of Stirring the Pot Ever since the first issue of The Advocate clandestinely rolled off the…

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Films: The Best Of Outfest 2012 Preview

LA Weekly Outfest 2012 Preview: 9 Films to See By Ernest Hardy and Chuck Wilson Thursday, Jul 12 2012 (Bette…

Video: Trailer And July Fundraiser Campaign For “Scrooge And Marley ! ~ Donate What You Can!

Be A Part Of The Movie-Making Process ‘Scrooge & Marley’ Debuts Trailer, Launches ‘Christmas in July’ Fundraising Drive CHICAGO —SAM…

Documentary In Production Needs Donations: Continental

Continental (a documentary) by Malcolm Ingram From the guy who brought you ‘small town gay bar’ comes another fairy tale.…

Bruce Vilanch And A Host of Female Impersonators To Entertain At Stonewall Summer Pride in Wilton Manors

Miami Herald Fri, Jun. 22, 2012 Drag queens to hold court Sunday at Stonewall Summer Pride in Wilton Manors BY…

I’m Beautiful Damn It: Gay Men’s Chorus of Houston Celebrates Bette Midler, Saturday June 16, 2012

I’m Beautiful Damn It: Gay Men’s Chorus of Houston Celebrates Bette Midler, Saturday June 16, 2012 Jones Hall for the…

Bette-Related: Gay Men And Diva Worship

The Huffington Post Diva Worship and Gay Men Joe Kort, Ph.D. Posted: 05/22/2012 With the passing of Whitney Houston and…

Divine Grace, Hedda Lettuce, Michael Musto to Take Part in Pride Month NYPL Events

TheaterMania John Epperson, Hedda Lettuce, Michael Musto to Take Part in Pride Month NYPL Events May 15, 2012   Additional details…

From An Advertisement For A LGBT Newsletter In Nashville 1989 (Thanks Wesley)

There Are No Gay Jews?

Windy City Times VIEWPOINTS There are no Gay Jews by Mark Segal 2012-01-18   For me, the aging process has…