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The Kids Are All Right: The Colorful World of the 90s Gay Ballroom Scene Continues to Influence Pop Culture

Isoul Harris | Posted 04.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Isoul Harris

"One, I don't think they knew it existed and, two, once they discovered it, they were fearful, naïve and unsure."

How To Be a Trans* Ally

Amelia Shroyer | Posted 04.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Amelia Shroyer

You can be a trans ally in a lot of different ways; there is no one, fool-proof guide. I spent some time researching and putting my own experiences as an ally down into a list of 'bare minimum' criteria.

'Strike a Pose' Choreographer's Chat with Karole Armitage and Benny Ninja

Phil Chan | Posted 03.30.2013 | Arts
Phil Chan

When I first came on board with Armitage Gone! Dance, I asked Karole Armitage about her gay following. Surely being the choreographer of Madonna's iconic "Vogue" was enough to catapult you to queer diva icon status?

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

Beyond Voguing: 'Paris Is Burning' Ball Scene Offers New Insight In 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 06.20.2012 | Black Voices

"A house? Let's see if we can put it down sharply. They're family," Dorian Corey says, 25 minutes into the iconic 1990 film "Paris Is Burning." "This ...

'Paris Is Burning' Updated: What's Happening with Ballroom Today? An Interview with DJ MikeQ

Network Awesome | Posted 03.05.2012 | Gay Voices
Network Awesome

When I started to hear rumblings of a new music genre called "ballroom," I got really excited. No matter whom I talked to about the subject, one name came up over and over: DJ MikeQ.

Q&A: Morgan Spurlock Celebrates on Current TV 50 Greatest Documentaries

Brad Balfour | Posted 10.29.2011 | Media
Brad Balfour

On the heels of Docuweeks' annual August kickoff, Current TV launched a five-part celebration, 50 Documentaries To See Before You Die, on August 2 hosted by energetic documentarian Morgan Spurlock.

The Top 10 Alternative Art Songs of 2001-2010

Daniel J. Kushner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Daniel J. Kushner

With the absurd distinction between serious and non-serious musics largely eradicated, it's time to take stock of some of the best alternative art songs of 2001-2010.

A Fashion Foreign Policy

Michael Likosky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Likosky

To protect American workers, in the luxury sector and elsewhere, our government trade negotiators should revisit outsourcing rules.