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How Cyndi Lauper turned original, macho ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun’ into feminist anthem: ‘They didn’t understand who the hell they gave that to’   By

(Photo : cyndilauper.com) Cyndi Lauper today, rocking her Girls Just Want to Have Fundamental Rights Fund T-shirt. Cyndi Lauper’s inspiring new Alison Elwood-directed Paramount+ documentary, Let the Canary Sing, is...

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Ben Platt on new album, finding his soulmate, and telling love stories from a ‘super-expressly queer perspective’ By

(Photo : Vince Aung) Ben Platt, living his best queer life at at 30. “With all the anti-LGBTQ legislation and particularly the anti-trans legislation, I feel like a lot of...

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How Bronski Beat’s ‘Smalltown Boy’ video shifted queer culture in a big way: ‘Everything was changing in 1984′ By

(Photo : YouTube) Jimmy Somerville faces his worst nightmare in the all-too-realistic “silent movie” for Bronski Beat’s hit “Smalltown Boy.” In 1984, director Bernard Rose lensed music videos for two...

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Darius Rucker had it his way: How his bonkers Burger King ad cheddar-paved the way for his country career By

(Photo : YouTube) Darius Rucker makes his country music debut, with an Appalachian-style ode to bacon. Darius Rucker has been a trailblazer for Black artists in country music ever since...

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Maya Hawke cover story for FLOOD magazine By

I recently had the immense delight and honor of chatting with Maya Hawke, about her amazing new album Chaos Angel and how it intersects with her Oscar-worthy star turn in the...

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Vanessa Hudgens on her dream Coachella duet, ‘Spring Breakers,’ and life After ‘High School’: ‘I didn’t want to keep playing the girl next door’ By

(Photo : Santiago Felipe/Getty Images) Vanessa Hudgens attends the Tribeca Film Festival in 2023. When Vanessa Hudgens was revealed to be the Goldfish on Wednesday’s Masked Singer Season 11 finale,...

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Why Seal didn’t want to release ‘Kiss From a Rose’: ’3 Grammys and 8 million album sales later, I finally like it’   By

(Photo : Skip Bolen/Getty Images for dcp) Singer-songwriter Seal in 2018. It was 30 years ago, on May 23, 1994, that British singer-songwriter Seal released his sophomore album. While his...

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Katy Perry on how her ‘American Idol’ finale ‘biggest skirt ever’ featured 168 contestants’ faces and was created in just ‘days’ By

(Photo : ABC) Katy Perry performs in a custom skirt decorated with faces of the top 24 contestants from her seven seasons on ‘American Idol.’ When Katy Perry gave her...

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Lainey Wilson recalls early days, impersonating Hannah Montana: ‘I’d run backstage and put my wig on’ By

(Photo : Getty Images) Lainey Wilson at the 2024 Academy of Country Music Awards. Lainey Wilson might have been the real winner of Tuesday’s The Voice Season 25 finale, when...

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Asher HaVon, the first openly queer ‘Voice’ Champ, and coach Reba McEntire talk historic win: ‘I pray other LGBTQIA people can find their Reba’ By

(Photo : Lyndsey Parker) ‘The Voice’ Season 25 champ Asher HaVon and his coach, Reba McEntire, share a sweet moment after their historic win. Team Reba’s Asher HaVon made history...

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