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'Red, White, and Royal Blue,' the Gay R-Rated Rom-Com, Debuts Key Art

The film is out on Prime Video on August 11.

Jodi Balfour and the Power of Queer Storytelling

Out queer actress Jodi Balfour chats about LGBTQ+ representation on Ted Lasso and why her character’s coming-out arc on For All Mankind was so special.

Randy Rainbow Lambastes 'Fresh New Fascist' Ron DeSantis in His Latest Parody

The Florida governor with presidential ambitions is ready to take the nation back to the "bigoted old-timey days," Rainbow sings in "Welcome to DeSantis."

Roy Wood Jr. Mocks Republicans' Drag Queen Panic at White House Correspondents' Dinner

The Daily Show correspondent joked around with journalists, lawmakers, and celebrities after Biden’s remarks.

Hannah Gadsby's New Netflix Show Is 'Something Special'

The trailer just dropped for what Gadsby promises will be "a feel-good show," premiering May 9.

Randy Rainbow Does a Swinging Takedown of 'The Grumpy Trumpy Felon'

Rainbow lampoons the recently indicted ex-president to the tune of "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B."

Watch Mae Martin Talk Bathwater, Rehab in Netflix Stand-Up Trailer

This special, which drops on March 28, is perfect for those who want to laugh at stories with a queer spin on them.

Randy Rainbow Gets Grammy Nom, Up Against Dave Chappelle & Louis CK

Rainbow hits it out of the park, along with other queer entertainers such as Brandi Carlile.

NBC's 'SNL' Slammed For Upcoming Dave Chappelle Hosting Gig

Why the show invited a documented transphobe to host a program that features gay and nonbinary actors is hard for critics to understand.


John Oliver Calls Out Republican Transphobia

The comedian highlighted the absurdity with which the GOP is attacking transgender rights this election cycle.

Breakfast Cereals Have Sexualities? This Viral TikTok Breaks It Down

A viral TikTok from teacher Jacob Ryan Carlew features a PowerPoint made by a student that delves into sexualities with the help of popular breakfast cereals.

10 Hilarious Randy Rainbow Songs That Keep Us Laughing

Even with a sane president in the White House, the political scene remains ripe for Randy Rainbow's parodies.

Watch Randy Rainbow on How Trump 'Screwed With Our Democracy'

"Does it really take the FBI to verify he tends to lie?" Rainbow asks in the video for his new song, set to the tune of the Beatles' "Yesterday."

Jay Leno Reveals Why He Stopped Making Transphobic 'Jokes'

"You're only as good as your last joke," Jay Leno said after telling the story. 

Ellen DeGeneres Says Gay in Emotional Farewell Monologue

Watch DeGeneres dance with her audience one last time.

13 Gayest Kate McKinnon Sketches on Saturday Night Live

Kate McKinnon exited SNL on Saturday after spending an iconic decade there. Here are our favorite queer sketches featuring the iconic lesbian comedian. 

Kate McKinnon Reprises Classic Alien Sketch in Emotional SNL Farewell

McKinnon, who effectively changed queer sketches on the long-running show, stepped into Colleen Rafferty's loose underwear one last time. 

Kate McKinnon Among Cast Members Reportedly Exiting 'SNL'

McKinnon has been on the show since 2012. 

Watch the NSFW Trailer for Billy Eichner’s Queer Rom-Com 'Bros' Here

The history-making film hits theaters on September 30.

Watch Randy Rainbow’s New ‘Gay!’ Tune Which Is Ron DeSantis’ Nightmare

In a song set to "Shy" by Mary Rodgers from "Once Upon a Mattress," Rainbow skewers the "don't say gay" law.