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Donna Summer Dies

Prima Donna

Domenick Scudera | Posted 07.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

For gay men of a certain age, the passing of Donna Summer last week was a significant loss. Those of us in our late 40s and 50s remember this disco diva in her 1970s prime. Upon hearing the news of her death, all the memories attached to that time have come flooding back.

Donna Summer's Funeral Brings Out Music Legends

AP | Posted 07.23.2012 | Celebrity

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Family and some of her closest friends helped celebrate the life of Donna Summer at the singer's funeral. A private memorial serv...

Private Family Funeral Planned For Donna Summer

AP | Posted 07.18.2012 | Celebrity

NEW YORK — Donna Summer's funeral will be a private one for family and close friends. Publicist Brian Edwards said in a statement Friday that S...

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

Donna Summer's Death Highlights Risk Of Lung Cancer For Blacks

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 06.01.2012 | Black Voices

It's estimated that some 88,000 men and 70,000 women die from lung cancer each year, and for African Americans like disco legend Donna Summer, who rep...

Dream On: An Ode to Donna Summer

Suzanne Guillette | Posted 07.17.2012 | Entertainment
Suzanne Guillette

I finally had a moment to digest this sad news. I'd been humming "On the Radio" all day long, half-expecting others to join in. The late day sun filtered down, and I could feel tears springing to my eyes.

How Donna Summer Helped Me Through College

The Huffington Post | Simone Kitchens | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

My Donna Summer phase was my junior year in college. I have an aversion to most new music, so while most of my friends were listening to The Killers o...

PHOTOS: The Queen Of Disco's Style Remembered

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.17.2012 | Black Voices

Sadly we've lost another beautiful voice and style icon today--Donna Summer aka the "Queen of Disco" has died at the age of 63, TMZ reports. The F...

Celebrities React To Donna Summer's Death

Posted 05.17.2012 | Black Voices

Five-time Grammy Award winning singer and “Queen of Disco” Donna Summer died Thursday morning in Florida after a battle with cancer, according to ...

WATCH: Donna Summer's Best Musical Moments

Posted 05.17.2012 | Gay Voices

Known internationally as the "Queen of Disco" and an all-around gay icon, Donna Summer lost her battle with cancer today at the age of 63. TMZ rep...

Remembering Donna Summer Through Her Music

Posted 05.17.2012 | Entertainment

Donna Summer died Thursday morning after a battle with cancer. The Queen of Disco was 63 years old. The "Hot Stuff" crooner became an icon in the ...

Donna Summer Dies

Posted 05.17.2012 | Celebrity

Donna Summer died Thursday morning after a battle with lung cancer. Lovingly named the "Queen of Disco," the 63-year-old was in Florida at the tim...