Frank Ocean has been nominated for the outstanding music artist award by the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD).
The American organisation monitors, how gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender people are represented in the media. The musician has been recognised for his album Channel Orange. Frank Ocean made headlines last year when he became
Posted by Fleur & Julian inCauses, Iconson January 16, 2013
Today, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Agains Defamation announced nominees for its 2013 Media Awards. The GLAAD Media Awards celebrate outstanding representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community and our allies on TV, in film, and in the news.
Expanding on the hugely popular commencement speech that Dolly Parton gave at the University of Tennessee, Dream More is a deeper and richer exploration of the personal philosophy she has forged over the course of her astonishing career as a singer, songwriter, performer, and philanthropist. Dolly elaborates on the four great hopes she wants us all
Why is Anish Kapoor dancing with wrist flourishes towards the camera, wearing handcuffs and black tape over his mouth? It’s to make a statement in support of Chinese dissidents like fellow artist Ai Weiwei. All to the viral K-pop tune “Gangnam Style.”
The Indian-born British artist is shown doing Psy’s horse-riding dance with help from friends
Posted by Fleur & Julian inIcons, Movieson November 22, 2012
Whoever wanted a sex reassignment surgery in the 1950′s could do so in Casablanca, at French gynecologist Georges Burou’s clinic, without fear of psychological examination. The French transgender singer known as Coccinelle was one of the first to use Burou’s services, and many others followed. Michiel Van Erp’s film follows five women who underwent
Nowadays the name “Bettie Page” is infamous. Some may relate her to coinciding pin-ups such as Marilyn Monroe or even present day icons such as Dita Von Teese, others may recall her more x-rated work, however despite all this, what Miss Page did have was something that the standard 50’s pin-up did not. Page
Posted by Fleur & Julian inIconson November 15, 2012
Entertainment superstar Liza Minnelli will guest-star as herself in NBC’s musical drama “Smash” in the upcoming season, and will sing an original song with series star Christian Borle that was written by the show’s celebrated composer and lyricists Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman.
The announcement was made today by Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment:
“I wouldn’t mind appearing on the cover of Vogue.”Mr. Pustra aims for no less than the sky when he is asked about his goal for 2012. Knowing one should never run before one can walk, he tests the waters with an interview for Et Alors? Magazine.
Tom Ford says that he’s “thrilled” with the results of dressing Daniel Craig as James Bond in the new Skyfall film. The designer has created the entire wardrobe for Craig in the film – Ford’s second time working with the famous 007 franchise.
“I was very excited when I was first approached by [film
At the annual conference of InterPride, held in October 2012 in Boston, United States of America, InterPride’s membership voted to establish the “WorldPride” title and awarded it to the city of Madrid, Spain. Madrid’s election means a vote of confidence for the ability of the city’s hotel and leisure infrastructure to hold such an important
Pitt for president It’s not the first time Brad Pitt has spoken out in favor of marriage equality but now he openly lent his support to Barack Obama, noting the president’s controversial backing of same-sex marriage. “Gay marriage is inevitable. The next generation, they get it. It is just a matter of
Gender variant visual artist Del LaGrace Volcano has her/his first U.S. museum exhibition of a 30-year career. A pioneer of LGBT photography, Volcano’s work undercuts assumptions about the legibility of gender. Widely celebrated as a significant figure at the center of a conversation about the body, gender and sexuality in Europe, Volcano is little shown-and therefore
We’re getting a little sloppy lately. Far away journeys, weddings and some good old holiday laziness kept us from keeping you posted on what’s happening in Gayland. Nevertheless, big news came up: we can officially count Playboy’s iconic Hugh Hefner among our ranks. Not that Julian’s favorite uncle Hughy turned gay all of
Posted by Fleur & Julian inIcons, Partyon August 7, 2012
I’m writing this, next to our swimming pool, exhausted from the wonderful Amsterdam Pride and in the company of one of our only-Chanel-wearing secretaries. The girl can’t remember the words “Moet” and “Chandon” but she can sure keep our glasses filled. Meanwhile Julian and the pool boy skulked themselves in the darkroom, busy
Posted by Fleur & Julian inIcons, Musicon June 28, 2012
According to Broadway.com, Oscar, Emmy, Grammy and Golden Globe-winning superstar Cher is eyeing the one award she hasn’t won: Tony. According to her Twitter feed, Cher is writing a Broadway-bound musical about her life, which will feature herself and two other actresses in the title role: A young performer will portray the singer from
Posted by Fleur & Julian inIcons, Photoson June 23, 2012
Every town has it’s mysteries and Pennsylvania’s Elk County has it’s bearded lady.
They still don’t know the true meaning behind these pictures from the 1880′s. Some say they are two men in love who decided to try living as man and wife. They accomplished this deed by one of them posing as a
Posted by Fleur & Julian inIcons, Photoson June 18, 2012
Photographer Dina Goldstein explores the dark side of Barbie & Ken in ‘In the dollhouse’.
‘In the doll house’ examines the less than perfect life of Barbie and Ken. Barbie the most successful bombshell doll in the world who has it all, and her partner Ken, grappling with his sexuality and finds himself in
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