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LGBTQ Voices

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Abbi Jacobson says ‘A League of Their Own’ reboot helped 95-year-old former baseball player come out

Maybelle Blair, a former baseball player, was inspired to come out after working as a consultant on the Amazon Prime series.
Abbi Jacobson,Maybelle Blair
Abbi Jacobson,Maybelle Blair

Ellen DeGeneres sends her love to Anne Heche’s family and friends: ‘This is a sad day’

The two women dated and often appeared on red carpet events hand in hand during a time in which open same-sex relationships were uncommon.
Ellen Degeneres and Anne Heche
Ellen Degeneres and Anne Heche

Beyoncé’s new album is a gift for trans people like me. Here’s why

As soon as I heard the first spoken words on the album, I felt seen.
Beyonce
Beyonce

The anxiety of sending my transgender daughter to summer camp

My daughter was desperate to be “one of the girls” at summer camp. But letting her go required a leap of faith for all of us.
Boys and girls swimming in lake
Boys and girls swimming in lake

Donatella Versace honors her late brother Gianni on 25th anniversary of his shocking murder

The famed fashion designer was gunned down outside his Miami Beach mansion at age 50.
Gianni & Donatella Versace
Gianni & Donatella Versace

How ‘Far From Heaven’ captured the quietly traumatizing, technicolor world of the 1950s

Ahead of a 20th anniversary screening at Outfest, filmmaker Todd Haynes revisits his career-defining work starring Julianne Moore.

Billy Porter refocuses his rage

Making his highly-anticipated directorial debut with "Anything's Possible," the 52-year-old multi-hyphenate star is ready for his next era of storytelling.
2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Radhika Jones - Inside
2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Radhika Jones - Inside

Filmmakers focus on addiction in LGBTQ community with personal new project

Alongside buzzy films, the pilot episode of “How Not to Be a Junkie” will screen at this year’s 40th installment of Outfest, the LGBTQ film festival of Los Angeles.

Pop star Olly Alexander was told coming out would hurt his career. He didn't listen

Some pop stars keep their sexuality out of their art. Alexander centers it. In celebration of LGBTQ pride, the Years & Years frontman sat down with TODAY to look back on his career.
Olly Alexander of Years & years
Olly Alexander of Years & years

How Michael R. Jackson’s big, Black queer show 'A Strange Loop' is transforming Broadway

Michael R. Jackson’s electrifying Broadway debut is an intensely personal look at the mind's carousal of self-sabotage.