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7 Things That Are Everything This Week

7 Things That Are Everything This Week


Our entertainment and events highlights this week include NYC pride on the 46th anniversary of Stonewall, the sound of kissing boys in the street, and the magic men of that XXL sequel.

7t-150626-0_0 Scream, listen, watch, read, and party with the 7 things that are everything this week.

7t-banner-watch_07t-150626-7_0 Logo Trailblazer Honors
In honor of LGBT Pride month, Saturday at 8 p.m. Logo will air the 2015 Trailblazer Honors, which celebrates LGBT activists in the forefront of the march to equality. During the event, Iranian LGBT activist Arsham Parsi will be honored for his work to raise awareness in his country. Logo will also honor PFLAG National and a group of "Trailblazing Parents," including two PFLAG mothers who stood up for their families and in the process have inspired countless LGBT youth, as well as Judy and Dennis Shepard, founders of the Matthew Shepard Foundation, who will receive the honor from musician Laura Jane Grace.

Celebs set to make appearances and deliver special performances include Adam Lambert, Jack Antonoff, Tituss Burgess, Samira Wiley, Lea DeLaria, Tyler Posey, Kelly Osbourne, Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Sir Ian McKellen, and many more.

7t-banner-scream_07t-150626-6_0 Scream: The TV Series
Scream, the epic movie franchise that redefined the horror genre, finds new life, and death, as a MTV television series debuting Tuesday. The series centers around teens in the seemingly peaceful small town of Lakewood. However, a murder and a viral YouTube video set off a chain of events that exposes secrets, lies, and thighs. Watch the trailer below.

7t-banner-listen_07t-150626-5_0 Greg Holden. "Boys in the Street"
Greg Holden delivers a haunting and heart-wrenching song about the evolution of the relationship between a gay son and his homophobic father. Grab the tissues and press play.

7t-banner-watch_07t-150626-4_0 WATCH: Larry Kramer in Love and Anger
It's been a landmark year for Larry Kramer. The HIV activist turned 80, released the book The American People: Volume 1, and was nominated for a slew of awards for the recent HBO adaptation of his 1985 play The Normal Heart. And now he's the subject of a new documentary, Larry Kramer in Love and Anger, which documents his fight as a firebrand activist to make AIDS a national issue and change public health policy. Watch it on HBO Monday at 9 p.m.; check out the trailer below.

7t-banner-read_07t-150626-3_0 Big Freedia: God Save the Queen Diva
To Big Freedia, being a "twerking sissy" is not just a job but a salvation, and in this frank memoir, the leading diva of bounce music chronicles her rise to stardom after growing up in the worst neighborhood of New Orleans and surviving Hurricane Katrina. She also offers an insider's look at the bounce scene, having helped bring the genre from the underground to the mainstream. As a bonus, there's a guide to bouncing like a pro. Order it here or pick it up at your local bookstore.

7t-banner-party_07t-150626-2_0New York and San Francisco Pride
New York and San Francisco were already among the nation's premier cities for Pride, and with today's marriage equality ruling, they'll have even more to celebrate. New York City Pride festivities include a rally and fabulous burlesque show tonight, dance parties Saturday, and the festival, parade, and Dance on the Pier Sunday. This year's parade grand marshals include two Sirs -- Derek Jacobi and Ian McKellen -- as well as Freedom and Roam Uganda executive director Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera and FluidBiDesign founder J. Christopher Neal. In San Francisco, tonight you can take in the Trans March, see Ruby Rose at Eden's White Party, enjoy LGBT Night at AT&T Park for a Giants-Rockies game, or choose among several other events; on Saturday, choices include the Pride Brunch, the Dyke March, the Pink Triangle Commemoration Ceremony, and much more; and Sunday it all culminates in the parade, expected to draw a crowd in the millions. Rick Welts, the gay executive at the helm of the NBA champion Golden State Warriors, is this year's celebrity grand marshal.

7t-banner-watch_07t-150626-1_0 Magic Mike XXL
The boys are back and deliver the goods - including a must-see moment when Mike and the guys vogue onstage at a gay bar during a dance competition - in this sexy sequel.

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