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Donna Summer Dead

Why We'll Always Remember The 'Queen of Disco'

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 12.28.2012 | Style

Curls, boas and sequins galore!

Controversial Donna Summer Letter Unearthed After 23 Years

Posted 06.13.2012 | Gay Voices

With her danceable music and glamorous style, Donna Summer became an instant icon for the gay community during her 1970s heyday. So when she allegedly...

Bad Day for Disco

Carrie White | Posted 07.29.2012 | Entertainment
Carrie White

I've been telling all my friends that when I die, I want to be cremated, my ashes put in a disco ball that can be bounced and passed around the room during my funeral while Donna Summer's "Last Dance" is blaring over the loudspeaker.

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...

Remembering Donna Summer .. Celebrating Jane Fonda

Liz Smith | Posted 07.18.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

How well I recall nights at Studio 54, and other clubs of the 1970s and '80s, with Donna's groundbreaking music blasting.

Killing Jesus For Art

Posted 05.20.2012 | Home

Last week, an artist restaged the crucifixion, Marilyn dropped in Cannes, and Mexico mourned. Click on for more from the week in culture. ...

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...

'Maybe Partying Will Help'

The Huffington Post | Michael Hogan | Posted 05.18.2012 | Entertainment

"Spotify the News" is a new HuffPost feature designed to translate the week's big headlines into a weekend-worthy playlist featuring classic hits, unf...

Donna Summer's Other Career (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.18.2012 | Business

Not only does disco owe a debt to Donna Summer; Madison Avenue does, too. Summer, who died of cancer at age 63 on Thursday, was a major contributor...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 07.18.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Interleague play begins today in baseball. How about the "Battle of the Beltway?" The Baltimore Orioles are in first place, the Washington Nationals are half a game out.

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...

Donna Summer: How She Became The Queen Of Disco

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 05.18.2012 | Celebrity

-- Like the King of Pop or the Queen of Soul, Donna Summer was bestowed a title fitting of musical royalty – the Queen of Disco. Yet unlike Mi...

Remembering Donna Summer

Mark Joseph | Posted 07.17.2012 | Entertainment
Mark Joseph

Donna Summer will be lauded as the Queen of Disco in most obits, but many of these will miss the important role she played in integrating faith into pop culture.

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.

The Last Dance: Donna Summer (1948-2012)

Howard Barbanel | Posted 07.17.2012 | Entertainment
Howard Barbanel

All she asked "is that you dance with me," and dance we did. Donna Summer, the voice of an era, gone at 63.

PHOTOS: Media Figures React To Donna Summer's Passing

Posted 05.17.2012 | Media

The world lost another legend when Donna Summer passed away on Thursday. She died at the age of 63, after battling lung cancer. Summer, who was lov...

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...

The Last Dance of Our Youth

Tom Falco | Posted 07.17.2012 | Entertainment
Tom Falco

With Donna Summer's passing, so passes the sound track of our youth....

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...