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Saturday, September 30, 2017

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, we’re paying homage to some of our favourite gay icons (and allies) over the age of 70. (Not that you’d know they were.)

Cher

71-year-old Cher looks more glam, fit and fabulous than the majority of us ever have. More importantly, however, she’s one of the gay community’s most vocal advocates. As well as playing a lesbian in the film Silkwood, and cameoing in Will & Grace as the idol of gay character Jack McFarland, Cher supported her son Chaz Bono’s gender transition. Read More

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Friday, February 26, 2016

Bette Midler’s Retro Crack PSA Is Everything

The Gay UK
Bette Midler’s Retro Crack PSA Is Everything
Newsdesk
DATE 25th February 2016

The internet is amazing. You can find almost anything. We’ve just discovered this retro public service announcement from Bette Midler herself, telling us the pitfalls of trying crack. Read More

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Bette Midler Up For Royal Bank of Scotland British LGBT Awards Held May 13, 2016 – Register To Vote

Daily Star
The Royal Bank of Scotland British LGBT Awards
February 17, 2016

19 Nov 2014, London, England, UK --- Actress and singer Bette Midler is pictured leaving the ITV studios following a guest appearance on 'Loose Women'. Pictured: Bette Midler --- Image by © Simon Earl/Splash News/Corbis

19 Nov 2014, London, England, UK — Actress and singer Bette Midler is pictured leaving the ITV studios following a guest appearance on ‘Loose Women’. Pictured: Bette Midler — Image by © Simon Earl/Splash News/Corbis

The Royal Bank of Scotland British LGBT Awards, which will take place at London’s Grand Connaught Rooms on May 13, celebrates the work and talent of gay icons, as well as celebrity ‘straight allies’ for their commitment to the LGBT community.

Absolutely Fabulous stars Jennifer Saunders, Bette Midler and former Sex in the City actress Kim Cattrall are among the ‘straight allies’ shortlisted. Read More

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Saturday, June 27, 2015

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

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This has been a historic week. In the same week the Supreme Court upheld both Obamacare and gay marriage. And in the same week, after not having been to a concert at Madison Square Garden in two years, I saw two gay divas there: Bette Midler and Morrissey. (The last concert I saw there was that of another gay diva, Lady Gaga.)

Bette Midler’s concert was an emotional show for both of us. For her, it was a triumphant homecoming after a long career. But it was a homecoming for me, as well. Read More

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