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Sons Can Never Really Please Their Dads

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 04.15.2015 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Do all sons want to be "better" than their fathers? Do all fathers want the same for their sons -- that they grow to be "better" -- or do they secretly, perhaps unconsciously, always want to be someone their sons can look up to in every which way?

Michelangelo Signorile

Harvey Fierstein: It's Time For Russia To 'Stop F**king With' The Gay Community

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 08.01.2013 | Gay Voices

Playwright and actor Harvey Fierstein says it’s time to let the world know that the LGBT community is “too dangerous to mess with” and that “R...

FIERCE Quote Of The Day: Harvey Fierstein Slams Anti-Gay Religious Advocates

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.06.2013 | Gay Voices

We generally refrain from using the word fierce, but sometimes it's totally warranted. Case in point: The following sound byte from Harvey Fierste...

Michelangelo Signorile

Harvey Fierstein On The 'Kinky Boots' Surprise That Critics Have Ignored

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 05.18.2013 | Gay Voices

“Would I be scared to say ‘gay?'" asks the very openly gay Harvey Fierstein, discussing the hit Broadway musical "Kinky Boots," which has garnered...

'The First Thing You Notice About A Person Is Their Shoes'

Rex Reed | Posted 06.15.2013 | Arts
Rex Reed

The audience cheering so loud at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre that it drowns out the noise of the traffic on W. 45 St. has turned a loud, vulgar, mediocre drag show called Kinky Boots into an unqualified hit. How I wish I could join the applause without reservation, but what they've done to cheapen, coarsen and knuckle-sandwich the freshness and charm out of the delectable 2005 British film it's based on shouldn't happen to a sequined jock strap.

Put on Your Kinky Boots and Dance to the Music of Broadway's Newest Hit! Tony Awards --Watch Out

Liz Smith | Posted 06.08.2013 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

"Be yourself! Everyone else is taken!"says the magnificent drag queen star (Billy Porter) in the opening of Broadway's newest hit musical Kinky Boots. Put on Your Kinky Boots and Dance to the Music of Broadway's Newest Hit! Tony Awards --Watch Out

Curtis M. Wong

Broadway's New Resident Drag Queen On Breaking Barriers

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.06.2014 | Gay Voices

As the star of "Kinky Boots," Billy Porter sways, struts and sashays across a Broadway stage in sequin-studded gowns and 6-inch heels on a nightly bas...

Delightful Kinky Boots Kicks Up Its Heels in Pre-Broadway Engagement

Robert Bullen | Posted 12.19.2012 | Chicago
Robert Bullen

If there's a single compelling reason to see Kinky Boots, a lively new musical based on a 2005 British comedic film that's currently making its pre-Broadway tryout in Chicago, it's Billy Porter's bravura turn as sassy drag queen Lola.

'Kinky Boots' Begins Its Pre-Broadway Chicago Run

Posted 10.02.2012 | Chicago

The pre-Broadway premiere of the high-profile new "Kinky Boots" musical begins its run Tuesday at Chicago's Bank of America Theatre. The production...

Cyndi Lauper's 'Kinky Boots' Heads To Chicago

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 04.23.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK — A new musical bringing together Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein and rock icon Cyndi Lauper will put its best foot forward in Chica...