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Trump 2016: The Music Of Politics And The Politics Of Music

Skyler Gray | Posted 07.26.2016 | Politics
Skyler Gray

For several election cycles, Republican candidates have been faced with famous rock musicians objecting to the use of their songs in connection with campaigning, and GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump is certainly no exception.

Queen Has No Time For Losers Like Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Mercy Yang | Posted 07.19.2016 | Politics

British rock band Queen on Tuesday denounced the Republican National Convention’s use of their song “We Are The Champions” to introduce presumpt...

The Moment Donald Trump Made Freddie Mercury Roll Over In His Grave

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 07.19.2016 | Queer Voices

Oh, the irony. The GOP just unveiled its most anti-LGBT policy platform ever ― and then welcomed Donald Trump to the Republican National Convention...

Bohemian Renaissance Man: An Interview With Dr. Brian May, Rock Star And Astrophysicist

Nick Simmons | Posted 07.11.2016 | Entertainment
Nick Simmons

There are things known, and things unknown, and in between is Brian May.

Friday Talking Points -- Stop All The Madness

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.08.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Stop all the madness... please. We simply have no other words to even attempt to explain or comment on all the shootings this week -- the two black men killed by cops, and the five cops killed by a racist and murderous sniper in Dallas.

7-Year-Old Writes Book To Show Black Girls They Are Princesses

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 06.23.2016 | Black Voices

Morgan Taylor wants to make sure every little black and brown girl feels like royalty. Which is why she wrote a book titled, Daddy's Little Princess, ...

"The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem": A tale of love and war in pre-state Israel

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 05.09.2016 | Books
Dora Levy Mossanen

"The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem" by Sarit Yishai-Levi (Thomas Dunn Books/St. Martin's Press) Every now and then, a multi-generational novel such as "...

Artist Pays Tribute To The Everyday Queens Of Brooklyn And The Bronx

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2016 | Arts

"A Bronx-Brooklyn Queen is a woman who is self-assured and self-confident without being cocky or egotistical," artist Tim Okamura explained to The Huf...

Relive the Tale of Two Queens -- Thanks to Donizetti!

Lina de la Torre | Posted 03.29.2016 | Arts
Lina de la Torre

Thanks to Donizetti's beautiful opera and the exquisite staging of his work by companies like the Seattle Opera, audiences of today can experience the incredible drama of the two queens and the redemption that Mary finds in the end.

Adorable Girl Takes Singing Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Very, Very Seriously

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.12.2016 | Weird News

Millie loves singing her heart out to Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" in the car. But just don't try to join in with her. She won't appreciate it, because...

Legacy of Hawai'i's last queen ignites passion for traditional culture | Posted 03.02.2016 | Women

EDITOR'S NOTE - Her reign in Hawai'i ended when U.S. Marines landed in Honolulu, the capital of the sovereign Kingdom of Hawai'i, in 1893. A small gro...

Living With HIV -- The Answer Is Kindness

Chanler Jeffers | Posted 02.11.2016 | Queer Voices
Chanler Jeffers

If you're not personally called to help HIV/AIDS, that's okay. Your life's journey has prepared you to focus on other things. Our world is a broken place, so follow your heart, and serve where you feel you can do the most good. As you do that, though -- remember my friend David, and others like him.

We Should Affirm All Women as Queens

Cierra Lockett | Posted 01.13.2016 | Black Voices
Cierra Lockett

For the men who claim that women no longer carry themselves as queens, several questions emerge: "What makes you a king?" "Who decided that all men were kings?" "Can you lose your crown if your actions prove that you're no longer worthy of wearing it?"

A Bohemian Christmas Rhapsody (Ode to Freddie Mercury)

Bert Montgomery | Posted 12.23.2015 | Religion
Bert Montgomery

Everything I know about the true meaning of Christmas I learned from Freddie Mercury and the rock band Queen. OK... maybe not everything. Some of it I learned from the prophet Micah.

New York Teen Accused Of Supporting ISIS To Be Tried As Adult

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 11.20.2015 | Politics

NEW YORK, Nov 20 (Reuters) - A New York teenager charged with conspiring to support Islamic State should be tried as an adult, despite having been onl...

The Story Behind the Photograph That Inspired Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" Video

David Chiu | Posted 11.20.2015 | Entertainment
David Chiu

The British rock band Queen recently marked a special milestone in its career: the 40th anniversary of "Bohemian Rhapsody," which is generally regarded as the group's signature song.

Does 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Have A Hidden Message In It?

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The lyrics of "Bohemian Rhapsody" may have included Freddie Mercury's coming out. In an interview with the Daily Mail, lyricist Tim Rice, who worked w...

Plus-Size Model Wins Beauty Pageant That Celebrates Curves

Janice Celeste | Posted 10.21.2015 | Women
Janice Celeste

"Don't wait to lose weight or until your life is just perfect to make changes. Pursue your dreams right now."

Adam Lambert Brings New Life To Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Video

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 10.20.2015 | Entertainment

This video proves that Britain really has the best late-night talk shows. Adam Lambert was a guest on British comedian Alan Carr's long-running show ...

This Ain't Your Grandma's China (NSFW)

Phillip M. Miner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Phillip M. Miner

This summer, Andy Walker and Kris Aaron started a new art project. They began painting images from gay culture on antique china and figurines -- the kind your remember from your grandma's house.

Foo Fighters Performs ‘Under Pressure’ With Members Of Queen, Zeppelin

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.07.2015 | Entertainment

To quote Dave Grohl, it wasn’t just a supergroup but a “superdupergroup” that entertained the audience Saturday at the U.K.’s Milton Keynes Bo...

An Interactive Look Back At Queen Elizabeth II's Most Fabulous Hats

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 09.09.2015 | Style

Queen Elizabeth II, the soon-to-be longest reigning monarch in British history, is also one of the most fashionable. That is, of course, thanks in par...

What Do Computers 'Think' of Pop Music?

Lior Shamir | Posted 07.28.2015 | Science
Lior Shamir

When Stevie Wonder wrote "Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand," the word "all" meant "all people." But that was in 1976. With the rapid advancement of technology, music is gradually becoming a language that can also be understood by computers.

Kanye West vs. Freddie Mercury On 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Is No Contest

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.30.2015 | Comedy

Kanye West finally has a real reason not to smile. Over the weekend, the rapper broke out a cover of "Bohemian Rhapsody" at the Glastonbury Festiva...

Kanye West Covered 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' And Nothing Else Really Matters

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.29.2015 | Entertainment

He just killed it, man. Perhaps to satisfy the crowd's petition for a rock band, Kanye West broke out a cover of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" on sta...