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The former mayor of New York criticized the "Formation" singer's performance at the VMAs, saying, "I saved more black lives than any of those people you saw onstage."

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In an interview with The Advocate, the RuPaul's Drag Race host discussed the Emmys, Black Lives Matter, drag kings, and his belief in a higher power.

August 24 2016 6:33 AM

"Aww thank you for all the accepting tweets from everyone," Thorne tweeted after confirming she's bisexual.  "I love you guys ❤❤❤ #pride."

August 24 2016 1:36 AM

The out hip-hop singer returns with a film, a magazine and the long-awaited followup to his hit debut album.

August 24 2016 1:26 AM Updated

The Divine Miss M removed a tweet suggesting Caitlyn Jenner might detransition now that her show has been canceled, but then excused it as having "misread the temper of the times."

August 23 2016 9:07 AM

The Russian native used to wish she were a boy, but the 30-year-old model now says she could never be attracted to another woman. 

August 23 2016 8:44 AM

The legendary out actor turned down $1.5 million to officiate at the wedding of the founder of Napster and a pop singer, because he'd have to appear as his character from The Hobbit films.

August 23 2016 12:41 AM
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