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RuPaul's Drag Race stars Adore Delano, Bianca Del Rio, Sharon Needles, Alaska Thunderfuck, Raja Gemini, Manila Luzon, and Ivy Winters share their dream Valentine's Day plans.

February 13 2015 4:00 AM

Gay celebs and their pets are making social media a happier place.

February 12 2015 4:05 PM

Meet the overachievers who are not only raking in the dough but, in many cases, giving much of it away to worthy causes.

February 12 2015 4:00 AM

The next time someone asks what the difference is between blackface and drag, here's what you can tell them.

7:15 AM

Find out if you're more Rock Hudson than Richard Simmons.

6:30 AM

Rod McKuen's recent passing revives memories of teenage angst — and first love.

January 30 2015 11:11 AM

Greg Berlanti, the out superproducer and cocreator of CW’s hit shows Arrow and The Flash, aims for a new era of diversity in DC Entertainment’s TV universe.

January 28 2015 7:00 AM
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