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FOUND: What makes Amy Ray smile

Back in 2012 I posted about Amy Ray’s performance at The Saint in Asbury Park, NJ and noted that while she was terrific, as ever, she was also characteristically scowly, so much so, in fact, that I posted a challenge, offering $50 to anyone who could get photo or video of Amy Ray smiling and/or giggling. My proviso was […]

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No, Emily Saliers’s baby won’t make her less gay

In a recent article on AfterEllen.com Sarah Terez Rosenblum notes that Emily Saliers of the Indigo Girls is expecting a baby with her partner. Rosenblum waxes poetic about her own disinterest in marriage and child rearing and her fondness for lesbian life in part because it seems to offer a way out of these burdens. If […]

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What does it take to be a great drag queen?

What does it take to be a really great drag queen? To start with, you have to have the stamina for many hours in high heels and a complexion that can live with constant make-up application and removal. The ability to act and to lip synch is also a must, and if you can do […]

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