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Twitter Battle Erupts After Gay Singer Adam Barta Claims Honey Boo Boo's Uncle Poodle Hates Him

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 09.12.2016 | Queer Voices
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With #OddCelebrityBeefs trending on Twitter, encouraging users to suggest unusual, fictional feuds between celebrities, one apparently real -- and admittedly bizarre -- "beef" played out as well.

Strike A Pose Documentary Star Kevin Stea: Reunion Was Cathartic For Madonna's Blond Ambition Dancers

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 06.23.2016 | Queer Voices
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"Over the years, it held on as this lingering, amazing job that changed people's lives," said Stea, who 25 years ago shot to fame with the Blond Ambition tour and accompanying film Madonna: Truth or Dare.

Trans Activist TS Madison: Don't Let Societal Expectations Decide Who You Are

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 06.01.2016 | Queer Voices
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After shooting to fame with a now-infamous Vine video -- does "New weave! New weave! Twenty-two inches! Twenty-two inches!" ring a bell? -- the internet sensation has become an outspoken advocate for the trans community.

'Drag Race' Star Trixie Mattel's Campy Look, Quirky Style Saved Her Love for Drag

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 05.30.2016 | Queer Voices
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With her heavy-handed contour and wild makeup, few RuPaul's Drag Race alumni are as instantly recognizable as Trixie Mattel. The reality competition's Season 7 favorite admits her look hasn't always been so unique though.

Coco Peru, Varla Jean Merman Promise 'Girls Will Be Girls' Sequel Is Coming -- Eventually!

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 05.27.2016 | Queer Voices
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Everywhere Varla Jean Merman and Coco Peru go, fans ask about the sequel to their iconic 2003 feature Girls Will Be Girls. Though the follow-up to the side-splitter is filmed, neither drag superstar knows exactly when to expect it in theatres.

Fellow 'Drag Race' Alum Chad Michaels Says Leave Britney -- uhm -- Derrick Barry Alone!

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 05.02.2016 | Queer Voices
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Michaels reflected on first meeting Barry backstage at her West Hollywood show, The Dreamgirls Revue. Despite being very raw in terms of drag, the veteran immediately recognized the young performer's potential. When friends in Vegas called looking for a Britney impersonator, she referred the future star.

Mama Knows Best: Hilarious Bob the Drag Queen Is Only Competing with Herself on 'Drag Race'

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 04.28.2016 | Queer Voices
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"I wasn't even looking for who to do better than," said the ever-confident performer, who hits San Francisco's Castro Theatre May 28 for Drag Queens of Comedy. "I have to do my own personal best. If I do that, my creativity will come through."

Grammy-Nominated Singer Joan Osborne Was Uncomfortable with Fame -- And Labeling Her Sexuality

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 04.18.2016 | Queer Voices
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A theme throughout her career, Osborne acknowledged, is honest, authentic examinations of life. Combined with early participation in Sarah McLachlan's Lilith Fair -- which gained an early reputation as a wonderland for lesbian fans -- the singer has gained a strong following within the LGBT community.

Grammy-Nominated Elle King's Road to Being a 'Pop Star' Leads to the Dinah Shore Weekend

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 04.01.2016 | Queer Voices
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Now a full-fledged pop-rock phenom, King is taking a different route than the musical stars she grew up hearing on radio. She hopes the authenticity of her music, and decision to lyrically bask in her own imperfections, make her more "relatable" than most of her contemporaries.

Pro Wrestling Superstar Jeff Hardy Seeks Revenge on Live Total Nonstop Action 'Impact' Broadcast

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 03.14.2016 | Sports
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It's been nearly two decades since Jeff Hardy has been professional wrestling "enhancement talent." Now a cumulative six-time World Heavyweight champi...

Sing Out, Sister! Kathy Sledge of 'We Are Family' Fame Sounds Better Than Ever on Inspiring New Anthem

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 03.14.2016 | Queer Voices
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With an iconic song like "We Are Family" to her credit, it would seem easy for Kathy Sledge to rest on her laurels. Fortunately for fans, that's not an option.

Lucha Underground Leads the 'Evolution of Pro Wrestling,' Says Superstar Johnny Mundo

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 03.10.2016 | Sports
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Even surrounded by flashy masked grapplers of mystical origins, Johnny Mundo stands out in the world of Lucha Underground. Since bringing his global r...

Pro Wrestler 'The Miracle' Mike Bennett: I Want to Do for TNA What 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin Did for WWE

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 02.26.2016 | Sports
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Since arriving on IMPACT Wrestling, "The Miracle" Mike Bennett has made clear his focus is the Total Nonstop Action World Heavyweight title. But if th...

TNA Superstar Mike Bennett Was 'Naive' to LGBT Issues Until Another Pro Wrestler Came Out to Him

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 02.25.2016 | Queer Voices
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Inspired by his friend's honesty, Bennett began to research LGBT issues. Since that time, while simultaneously collecting pro wrestling championships around the globe, he's been extremely open in his support of the gay community.

Lucha Underground Star Ivelisse Vélez: Treating Women Equal to Men Will Expand Pro Wrestling's Fanbase

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 02.12.2016 | Sports
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During tenures in World Wrestling Entertainment and Total Nonstop Action, Ivelisse Vélez faced the top women in the squared circle. However, it is in...

Total Nonstop Action's Matt Hardy Wants Message of Equality as Part of His Pro Wrestling Legacy

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
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Whether as a veteran inside Total Nonstop Action's six-sided ring or guiding fans to greater acceptance of all people, the former World heavyweight champion has a new concept of what he hopes his "legacy" will be.

Gay Anthem "It's Raining Men" Almost Didn't Get Made, Says Singer Martha Wash

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
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Today, nearly everyone knows the words to "It's Raining Men" -- especially within the LGBT community. While the song's authors might have predicted its lasting impact, particularly on gay audiences, vocalist Martha Wash certainly never did. In fact, she admits The Weather Girls didn't even want to sing it!

Actor Kenny Johnson Says Media Wouldn't Discuss His Incestuous 'Bates Motel' Role

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 12.10.2015 | Entertainment
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While many actors land only one particularly memorable role -- or, for the lucky, perhaps two -- in a career, Kenny Johnson has the opposite problem. ...

'Drag Race' Superstar Bianca Del Rio Really Isn't a Kathy Griffin Fan

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 05.26.2016 | Queer Voices
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To quote perennial RuPaul's Drag Race favorite Latrice Royale, "Oh, the shade of it all!" From other Drag Race winners to comic peers, when it comes to Bianca Del Rio's razor-sharp tongue, nobody's safe. This past weekend, the drag superstar had some choice words for LGBT icon Kathy Griffin.

RuPaul's Drag Race Star Mrs. Kasha Davis: I Predict Pearl Will Win Season 7

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 05.06.2016 | Queer Voices
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Mrs. Kasha Davis certainly understands fans' weekly fervor as they watch RuPaul's Drag Race. Like others, she too is an avid viewer...obviously. But the Season 7 star reminds audiences: "It's reality television; it's not real."

Returning 'Drag Race' Star Trixie Mattel: My Elimination Made Fans Think the Competition Was Scripted

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
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It's official! Trixie Mattel is back on RuPaul's Drag Race -- and it's not a moment too soon for supporters of the once ousted Season 7 fan favorite. According to Mattel, after her initial exit, many started to question the show's "reality TV" status.

Marina and the Diamonds Singer: Some Female Pop Stars' Love for Gay Fans Feels Forced

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
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Don't expect to find Marina Diamandis gushing about her gays anytime soon. While she admits overwhelming support from the LGBT community, the Marina and The Diamonds star refuses other pop divas' seemingly obligatory means of addressing it.

White Party Headliner Natalie La Rose: Rapper Flo Rida Pushes Me to Perfection

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
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With her debut single "Somebody" having recently cracked the Billboard Top 10, things are looking up for singer Natalie La Rose. However, the multi-talented performer recalls many times she thought about giving up on her dreams.

Grammy-Winner Lisa Fischer: A Gay Man Changed the Way I Look at Myself

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
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During our telephone interview, the Grammy Award-winning performer showed significant introspection talking about her work with everyone from The Rolling Stones to Tina Turner. Her gears were nearly audible as we discussed 20 Feet from Stardom, the Oscar-nominated documentary showcasing Fischer and others who've made careers of singing backup for music industry giants.

'Drag Race' Season 7 Star Katya: RuPaul Is Intimidating and Michelle Visage Is Terrifying

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
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"I didn't expect to be afraid of RuPaul," admits Drag Race star Katya Zamolodchikova, "But I was." It was just one of many surprises in store for the Boston-based performer when she showed up to compete on Season 7 of RuPaul's Drag Race.