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Monday, August 14, 2017

If Donald Trump Was Gay, Then What? by Justin Moran

Also: Are liberals who dis intolerant conservatives intolerant?  Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Michael MustoMichael MustoEverything would be better if Donald Tru…

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If Donald Trump Were Gay, Then What? by Justin Moran

Also: Are liberals who dis intolerant conservatives intolerant?  Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Michael MustoMichael MustoEverything would be better if Donald Tru…

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Monday, August 7, 2017

Mario Cantone Talks Frankly About Scaramucci: 'He's Secure in His Sexuality' by Justin Moran

The hilarious gay comic on playing Trump’s overly communicative communications director.  Michael MustoMichael MustoTrump’s overly communicative communic…

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Monday, July 31, 2017

15 Camp Film Classics Every Gay Must See by Justin Moran

Also: Scaramucci is following all the gays!  Killing of Sister George (1968) Michael MustoMichael MustoLet me dim all the houselights and return to my favorite…

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Monday, July 24, 2017

RuPaul and I: Sissying Through the Years with the Emmy-Winning TV Queen by Justin Moran

Also: Andrew Garfield enters the drag world! Photography: John Simone Michael MustoMichael MustoWhenever people see a photo or video of RuPaul and I from the 19…

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Monday, July 17, 2017

What To Do When Your Friend's a Gay Republican by Justin Moran

Also: Performer Penny Arcade wants to add "F" to LGBTQ.  Seth Wenig/AP Michael MustoMichael MustoWe drop friends all the time for a whole variety of reasons—…

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Monday, July 10, 2017

When Your Parents Figure Out That You're Gay... by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoI’m notorious for long having screamed about how everyone should be out and proud, but there’s a fly splashing around in my gay ointment. I never actually had t…

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Monday, July 3, 2017

Trans Pop Singer Nikki Exotika: 'Men Don't Want You Without a Penis' by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoThe New-Jersey-born pop singer Nikki Exotika is a glam trans woman who’s made strides in introducing uniqueness and sass to the dance-music market. I just talked …

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Monday, June 26, 2017

Sofia Coppola, John Waters on 'Handsome Men & Repressed Sex' by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoProvincetown, Massachusetts is an enchanting haven for drag shows, seafood, cruising and people watching, all conducted in an extremely LGBTQ friendly setting that …

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Monday, June 19, 2017

9-Year-Old Desmond Napoles on Being NYC Pride Parade's Drag Star by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoOf all the astounding sights in NYC’s Pride Parade, one of the most melting is that of pint-sized nine-year-old Desmond Napoles, marching in full drag as thousand…

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Monday, June 12, 2017

Comic Matteo Lane: 'If You're Gay, Walking Onstage is Inflammatory' by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoChicago-born, New York-based comic Matteo Lane is a rising star of comedy, with a resume consisting of constant club shows around the country and an appearance on L…

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Comic Matteo Lane: 'If You're Gay, Walking Onstage is Inflammatory' by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoChicago-born, New York-based comic Matteo Lane is a rising star of comedy, with a resume consisting of constant club shows around the country and an appearance on L…

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Monday, June 5, 2017

Drag Queens Have Been Reading Up a Storm (And Not to Filth) by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoWhen you think of drag queens reading, you think of them tearing people a new one with bitchy observations and finger snapping. But there’s the other kind of read…

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Drag Queens Have Been Reading Up a Storm (And Not to Filth) by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoWhen you think of drag queens reading, you think of them tearing people a new one with bitchy observations and finger snapping. But there’s the other kind of read…

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Monday, May 29, 2017

'Drag Race' Winners Tore Me a New One, Rosie O'Donnell Gave Tons of Cash by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoA celebrity roast of yours truly (benefiting the Callen-Lorde clinic) was organized by publicist Daniel DeMello and company last week at Actors Temple, where a host…

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Sex Apps Aren't Just for Hookups Anymore, They're for Boyfriend Hunting! by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoThe impetus for apps like Grindr, Scruff and Hornet (and before that, sites like Manhunt and Adam4Adam) was primarily sexual, giving guys a chance to seek the hooku…

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Drag Queens Can't Just Lip-Synch Anymore! That Isn't Enough! by Justin Moran

Michael MustoEntertainmentMichael MustoIn the old days, it was enough for a drag queen to just stand there in a wig and a dress and mouth along to a Britney Spears or Whitney Houston song. Y…

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Monday, May 1, 2017

Barbra Streisand Dishes on 'The Way We Were' & 'A Star is Born' by Justin Moran

Michael Mustobarbra streisandMichael MustoAfter seeing Bette Midler in Hello, Dolly! and then spending this past weekend in the rapture of Barbra Streisand and Diana Ross, I was hoarse from …

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Bianca Del Rio: 'I'd Let Trump Touch My P**sy!" by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoWhile Joan Rivers and Don Rickles (and Courtney Act’s career) applaud from the afterlife, RuPaul’s Drag Race season six winner Bianca Del Rio continues to be th…

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Monday, April 17, 2017

Cynthia Nixon on Emily Dickinson's Sexuality & Her Own by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoCynthia Nixon is superb as 19th Century poet Emily Dickinson in Terence Davies’ new film, A Quiet Passion. That’s no surprise to those who know her work—she …

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Monday, April 10, 2017

Investigating Crime Reporter Dominick Dunne's Queer Personal Life by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoDominick Dunne (1925-2009) was the acclaimed, obsessive writer for Vanity Fair who specialized in thorough investigations into trials involving O.J. Simpson and the…

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Monday, April 3, 2017

Queer Icon Freddie Mercury Gets New Life Through Polish-Born Performer by Justin Moran

Michael Mustofreddie mercuryMichael MustoKuba Ka has optioned the rights to Lesley-Ann Jones’ book An Intimate Biography of Freddie Mercury, and it doesn’t take a genius to see why; when…

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Monday, March 27, 2017

Amanda Lepore on Her New Book, Celebrity Dates & Caitlyn's Lesbianism by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoAmanda Lepore is a trans icon, party hostess, photographers’ muse and now a book. The New Jersey-born answer to Marilyn Monroe, Lepore is the subject of Doll Part…

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Monday, March 20, 2017

'Drag Race' Season 9 Star Alexis Michelle on Drag, Activism & Boyfriends by Justin Moran

Michael MustoRuPaul's Drag RaceMichael MustoBorn Alex Michaels in Manhattan, Alexis Michelle is a talented figure on the Gotham bar scene, playing Boots & Saddle on Wednesdays, The…

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Monday, March 13, 2017

Charlie Hides Dishes About Being Oldest 'Drag Race' Contestant Ever—And He's a Riot! by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoCheers to survival. Charlie Hides is the oldest contestant ever to appear on RuPaul’s Drag Race, and he’s in top form. I first became aware of the British perfo…

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Monday, March 6, 2017

Disney's First Gay Character: Is This Actually a Step Backwards? by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoMovie companies are always about 40 years late to the table with allegedly groundbreaking material, and then they always make sure to congratulate themselves on the…

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Monday, February 27, 2017

Queer Highlights From Last Night's Most Shocking Oscars Ever by Justin Moran

Michael MustoOscarsMichael MustoYesterday, I got an email from a colleague, critic Brendan Lemon, who said, “I’m starting to think that Moonlight could pull off an upset tonight. As a fr…

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Monday, February 20, 2017

The Good Thing For Gays About Donald Trump by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoIf I were to literally stick to my title (above), this would be a very short column. In fact, it would be over already and I’d be off typing up an invoice. But le…

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Monday, February 13, 2017

The Best Black Male Fashion Models of All Time by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoHappy Black History Month! Happy NYC Fashion Week! In commemoration of both landmark events, stylist Christian Freedom and I picked the 10 most exciting black male …

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Monday, February 6, 2017

'The Mary Tyler Moore Show' Changed My Gay Life! by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoIn 1973, I was a 17-year-old student who spent weekends with my parents in Brooklyn and looked forward to the wonders of The Mary Tyler Moore Show every Saturday ni…

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Monday, January 30, 2017

Rocker Cidny Bullens on Transitioning: 'I'm a Complete Human Being for the First Time' by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoIn the '70s and early '80s, Cindy Bullens emerged as a spunky rocker belting vividly created songs and earning a Grammy nomination in the process. On the road to su…

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