Arts & Entertainment

‘Stilettos for Shanghai’ for Chechnya

Get ready for a magical evening of entertainment, activism and passionate guest speakers to raise awareness to LGBTQ persecution and build bridges to our brothers and sisters around the world. 6:00 pm: VIP Cocktail (no-host) Reception with invited guests, filmmaker Monet Allard-Wilcox and the Sisters. 7:00 pm: Pre-show guest speakers including Cleve Jones, Mark Leno,(…)

Exhuming the Life of a Man Shunned for His Sexuality

Like many gay men in the 1980s, Miguel moved to New York City in search of a life out of the closet; he found a career in theater and a rewarding relationship. Yet in the midst of the AIDS crisis, his devout Catholic mother pressured him to repent for his homosexuality on his deathbed. Twenty-five(…)

‘Families Like Yours’ Documentary Celebrates LGBT Families at World Premiere

  The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) announced Tuesday the world premiere of Families Like Yours, a powerful documentary exploring the love, compassion, sacrifice, and success of LGBT families in America. Bristol-Myers Squibb, Dk Realizadores, NGLCC, and Wells Fargo underwrote the film’s production. Deutsche Bank and Hilton presented the premiere screening in(…)

Russia’s Bolshoi cancels ballet about gay dancer 3 days before premiere

Russia‘s Bolshoi Theater has canceled a much anticipated ballet about dancer Rudolf Nureyev just three days before the opening night. Bolshoi made the announcement Saturday, saying that Tuesday’s premiere has been canceled. The ballet about Nureyev who defected from the Soviet Union to the West in 1961 was directed by Kirill Serebrennikov, known for bold(…)

Official Pulse Orlando Benefit Album Released

The Official Pulse Orlando Gay Days Benefit album has been released by Centaur Entertainment. May 4,  onePULSE Foundation unveiled plans for the creation of a permanent memorial and announced the formation of a national Board of Trustees, including the establishment of a significant fund. This fund will support the construction and maintenance of the memorial,(…)