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Why domestic violence awareness must move beyond the bruised face

Ariel Zwang | Posted 10.19.2016 | Impact
Ariel Zwang

This kind of portrayal relies on a negative shock factor that may undermine its effectiveness.

The Powerful Reason Alan Cumming Painted His Fingernail Purple

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.17.2016 | Queer Voices

Broadway and television actor Alan Cumming is lending his voice to a new campaign created by the nation’s leading victim assistance organization tha...

Alan Cumming: Trump Allows People To Espouse Views They'd Otherwise Be 'Ashamed' To Have

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 09.16.2016 | Entertainment

Actor Alan Cumming has publicly addressed his support for presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, and he told The Huffington Post earlier this week that...

Here's Why Alan Cumming Gets 'Tired' Of Talking About Being Queer

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 09.16.2016 | Queer Voices

Actor Alan Cumming has remained one of the most outspoken queer celebs in Hollywood for years but talking about being bisexual time and time again get...

Alan Cumming Discusses His New Book About His Life And Career

The Huffington Post | Will Tooke | Posted 09.13.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Fresh LGBT Movie Tip: Hurricane Bianca

Wolfe Video | Posted 09.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Wolfe Video

The highly anticipated new movie from Wolfe Releasing, Hurricane Bianca is coming to theaters, DVD and digital. Check out the wildly popular trailer a...

Celebrating The Birthday Of Daniel "Dirty Daddy" Nardicio

Mike Ciriaco | Posted 08.08.2016 | Queer Voices
Mike Ciriaco

From the "Dirty Daddy" of downtown New York's debaucherous underwear parties to the distinguished producer of such queer icons as Liza Minnelli, Alan Cumming, and John Waters.

Alan Cumming and George Takei Take A Leap of Faith with 'White Rabbit Red Rabbit'

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 06.10.2016 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

Ever had a dream where you show up to a test and you haven't studied? Or you're about to give a speech but have no idea what you're going to say? Divi...

Alan Cumming On Why 'Size' Doesn't Matter

Anne Hilker | Posted 06.04.2016 | Fifty
Anne Hilker

"But really it is not the size of the audience that matters. It's about whether or not you are connecting with them. In doing my cabaret show I have discovered that intimacy with an audience has nothing to do with the number of people or the size of the venue. It's all about you daring to be vulnerable and authentic and honest."

March To Equality And How It Became One Of The Most Inventive Civil Rights Initiatives Of The Year

Greg Archer | Posted 12.22.2016 | Impact
Greg Archer

How did a campaign to create the largest march for equality in history gain so much momentum, so fast and actually manage to be hip and user-friendly ...

New York City's Broadway Baby Marti Gould Cummings -- "You Have to Take Any Fear In Your Body and Turn It Into Excitement"

Michael Cook | Posted 03.16.2017 | Queer Voices
Michael Cook

There isn't a harder working gal in New York City than Marti Gould Cummings. From hitting clubs like The Ritz and now premiering at Bottoms Up, Marti is simply redefining what it means to be a queen dedicated to her craft.

Here's What You Need To Know About Alan Cumming's Penis Film

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.11.2016 | Queer Voices

Actor Alan Cumming declared to the Gaily Grind recently that his foreskin never made it to the cutting-room floor. And he hopes others stay intact, to...

A Night Out in Madrid: "Cabaret" in Spanish

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 02.09.2017 | Travel
Alexandra Villarreal

The cast of Cabaret. Willkommen, bienvenue, welcome to the Teatro Rialto, home to the Kit Kat Klub. We have no troubles here -- except for inopportu...

Go Behind The Scenes Of Alan Cumming's New 'Sappy Songs' Album

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Alan Cumming opens up about the inspiration for his new album, "Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs: Live at the Café Carlyle," in this exclusive, behind-...

Alan Cumming Bares All For His New Album Cover

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Alan Cumming reveals the genesis behind the steamy cover of his forthcoming album, "Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs: Live at the Café Carlyle," in thi...

Aisle View: David Bowie Falls to Earth

Steven Suskin | Posted 12.07.2016 | Arts
Steven Suskin

"Is there an end to it?" someone cried out an hour into the new musical at New York Theatre Workshop. "When do you think I can leave? It has to be soon!"

Musicians Bring the Joy (No Tears) to Star-Studded Show

Helen Eisenbach | Posted 11.24.2016 | Entertainment
Helen Eisenbach

The weather was too beautiful, so Judith Owen was depressed. The Welsh singer-songwriter was living in Southern California with her then-new husband, ...

Christmas Comes Early in Star-Studded Show

Helen Eisenbach | Posted 11.24.2016 | Arts
Helen Eisenbach

Even those who tremble at the phrase "audience participation" end up awash in the bliss of communal exhibitionism -- some even clutching one of the special prizes doled out by ringmaster Owen. Just one of the series' many gifts that keep on giving.

Bradley Cooper Wields a Hot Knife in Burnt

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.26.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Bradley Cooper has been prepping for the role of Adam Jones in the film Burnt from the time he shucked oysters in a New Jersey restaurant back in the ...

Purple Nails and Hashtags Are Changing the Conversation Around Domestic Violence

Ariel Zwang | Posted 09.03.2016 | Impact
Ariel Zwang

Every day at Safe Horizon, we move victims from crisis to confidence by providing them with the resources and supports they need. Join me, Miss America and the thousands who have already taken their vow against domestic violence by taking part in our #PutTheNailinIt campaign.

11 Fantastic Audiobooks You Can't Miss

Off The Shelf | Posted 08.25.2016 | Home
Off The Shelf

To this day, I'm hard-pressed to think of an experience as simple yet as satisfying as listening to a beautiful story read aloud. They say a picture's worth a thousand words, but judging by the immersive experience these 11 audiobooks give us, a sound can be worth a whole lot more.

I Am Not a Cheese: Schubert's Winter Journey: Anatomy of an Obsession by Ian Bostridge

Glen Roven | Posted 07.03.2016 | Home
Glen Roven

Winter Journey is one of the great feasts of the musical calendar: an austere one, but one almost guaranteed to touch the ineffable as well as the heart. After the last song, "The Hurdy-Gurdy Man," the silence is palpable, the sort of silence that otherwise only a Bach Passion can summon up.

Terrific TV (But - Not Surprisingly - It's Not on TV)

Carroll F. Gray | Posted 06.15.2016 | Entertainment
Carroll F. Gray

Two elements bind this production together in a superlative way... humor and pathos, and deep intelligence.

Thoughts on the Tony Awards Broadcast, Ruthie Ann Miles, Curious Incident & More

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.08.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

It's approximately 24 hours since the Tony Awards ended -- and, while most of the community is at a Bombshell party, I feel like it's about time to reflect on the night that was.

The Theater Community Parties Post-Tonys: The Carlyle

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.08.2016 | New York
Cara Joy David

After the telecast (discussed in my post here), Broadway is all about the after-parties. There is the official Tony Gala at the Plaza. Then each show or each lead producer usually hosts their own party.