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The Lavender Tube reads the redactions

By Victoria A. Brownworth

In the same week we got new brilliant Beyoncé, a new Madonna, one head-swiveling episode of "Ru Paul's Drag Race," "Pose"'s luminous Indya Moore as one of the Time 100, and the redacted Mueller Report dropped.

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By Roberto Friedman | April 16, 2019

ALL CAPS are somehow fitting for our column about the 2019 San Francisco International Film Festival's opening night and first week.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | April 9, 2019

The best thing we saw on TV this week was Lori Lightfoot kissing her wife, Amy Eshelman. Lightfoot was elected as Chicago's first black woman and first out LGBTQ mayor in a landslide victory.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | March 26, 2019

For years we have wondered if Karen (Megan Mullally) on "Will & Grace" was really bisexual, or if that was just a trope. On the March 21 episode we discovered she is. She kissed a girl, and she liked it.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | March 12, 2019

We retreat into the safety of non-political TV as a break from our day job, which is writing about politics and the unending corruption, scandal, racism, misogyny, homophobia, transphobia and whatever else spews forth out of the Trump White House.


By David Lamble | March 12, 2019

HBO airs "Leaving Neverland" and "After Neverland," a three-part, five-hour docudrama-talk show featuring conversations with two men who claim to have been sexually abused by Jackson when they were grade-school-age children.

By Brian Bromberger | March 5, 2019

LGBTQ feminist singer-composer-activist Holly Near, one of the founders of the 1970s Women's Music movement, is profiled in a new "American Masters" episode that premiered on PBS March 1.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | February 26, 2019

The Jussie Smollett story has been a lead news item on every network and tabloid outlet. The last time anything queer got so much MSM hype was when 49 LGBTQ people were murdered and 53 wounded as they danced at Orlando's Pulse nightclub in June 2016.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | February 12, 2019

It's Black History Month — unless you're in Virginia, in which case it's Blackface History Month.


By Brian Bromberger | February 5, 2019

Princess Margaret, sister of Queen Elizabeth II, is having her moment, a remarkable feat considering she's been dead for 17 years.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | January 29, 2019

We have been enjoying Netflix series we should have watched a year or more ago, like the superb British crime series "Paranoid," "The Five" and "Happy Valley."


By David-Elijah Nahmod | January 22, 2019

Fox will air a new, live production of the classic musical "Rent" on Sun., Jan. 27.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | January 15, 2019

We try to give TV series three episodes before we decide a show is irredeemable. We're trying to give 2019 at least a month before we make the same decision, but this new year doesn't look so shiny and fresh.


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