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Trailer triple-play: 'Bros,' 'Fire Island,' & 'Queer as Folk' reboot

Trailer triple-play: 'Bros,' 'Fire Island,' & 'Queer as Folk' reboot

It's not even June yet, but our inbox has already been flooded with a barrage of Pride-related products, movies and TV shows. Take a look at trailers for two gay movies and a new reboot of a classic series.

Margaret Cho: comic actress on her TV/film triple play

Margaret Cho: comic actress on her TV/film triple play

Could there be an Emmy Award in Margaret Cho's future? In Hulu's "Fire Island," as well as on HBO Max's "The Flight Attendant," Cho's uncharacteristic restraint gives her queer characters, an admirable depth and humanity. She's also resumed stand-up gigs.

'Downton Abbey: A New Era' - hit Brit sequel not so new, but not so bad

'Downton Abbey: A New Era' - hit Brit sequel not so new, but not so bad

'Downton Abbey' never pretends to be anything more than what it is, a romanticized frothy soap opera fantasy with expensive china that will warm you like a well-worn angora sweater. The sequel adds a movie crew and a French villa gifted to Lady Grantham.

NCTC celebrates with 'Encore' : singing Happy Birthday with 40 years of music

NCTC celebrates with 'Encore' : singing Happy Birthday with 40 years of music

With the opening of "Encore" this weekend, San Francisco's stalwart gay stage celebrates its 40th birthday with a roster of dozens of songs from musicals staged at New Conservatory Theatre Center.

Lady Zen: acclaimed Jazz vocalist at Oasis

Lady Zen: acclaimed Jazz vocalist at Oasis

Lady Zen is one of the best singers you may never have heard of. With operatic training and a natural feel for jazz, country music and the fusion of all three, she has been called a "shockingly good" singer.

Women on the verge: The Lavender Tube on 'Million,' 'Candy,' soap nuptuals, & 'Law & Order's big mistake

Women on the verge: The Lavender Tube on 'Million,' 'Candy,' soap nuptuals, & 'Law & Order's big mistake

Women take center stage in several TV dramas, from soap opera weddings to creepy killers making headlines, and passionate affairs.

Nyle DiMarcos's 'Deaf Utopia' - a memoir and a love letter to a way of life

Nyle DiMarcos's 'Deaf Utopia' - a memoir and a love letter to a way of life

Along with sharing details of his private life and family upbringing, Nyle DiMarco, model, actor and activist, offers some backstage gossip from his route to winning two reality show competitions. But this is more than a personal story.

Welcome to the Muddleverse: 'Dr. Strange' sequel sinks in FX

Welcome to the Muddleverse: 'Dr. Strange' sequel sinks in FX

The muddled mess that is "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" piles on an endless array of special effects which, dazzling though they are, function to distract from the fact that there's no there there.

Going Out, Homing's In, May 12-20, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, May 12-20, 2022

Good luck finding a more comprehensive, LGBTQ-inclusive collection of arts, nightlife and community event listings. Although it hasn't been in print for a while, we've been listing events all through the pandemic, and you can come on out like Munchkins.

'Harts' Desire' - Mark Nadler's meet-cute musical at Theatre Rhinoceros

'Harts' Desire' - Mark Nadler's meet-cute musical at Theatre Rhinoceros

San Francisco's Theater Rhinoceros hosts the debut of an altogether different 'Hart to Hart' (not the TV show) project from gay cabaret ace Mark Nadler, a solo show abrim with its own bonanza of queer bonafides.

'7 Days' - Sethi & Soni's trapped-together dramedy

'7 Days' - Sethi & Soni's trapped-together dramedy

Co-written by gay life -and creative- partners Roshan Sethi and Karan Soni, "7 Days" brings Rabi and Rita together for a possible arranged marriage, only to have the couple trapped together at the first COVID outbreak.

'Port Authority' - Danielle Lessovitz's tales of the gritty

'Port Authority' - Danielle Lessovitz's tales of the gritty

Writer/director Danielle Lessovitz's "Port Authority" takes a present-day approach to New York's queer vogue balls and urban life, seen through the eyes of a newbie to the Big Apple.

I (still) want my MTV: queering the once-diverse music channel

I (still) want my MTV: queering the once-diverse music channel

Several months ago, MTV celebrated its 40th birthday, with no mention of the subtext of the channel: the open exploration of the use of ambisexuality as a visual and cultural hook. Let's take a queer look back at some music video highlights.

Strong: gay weightlifter inspires new kids' book

Strong: gay weightlifter inspires new kids' book

Gay author Eric Rosswood wants LGBT kids to believe in themselves. In his new children's picture book "Strong," Rosswood tells the story of Rob Kearney, a gay strongman who trains himself to lift hundreds of pounds.