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Michael Jackson Thought Prince Was A ‘Meanie,’ According To Will.I.Am

This post originally published by Huffington Post Queer Voices. Michael Jackson and Prince might fall close to each other in your iTunes library, but in real life, the two kept their distance. Just ask Will.i.am.  Jackson befriended the Black Eyed Peas singer later on in his career and the two reportedly developed “a pretty …

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Please Stop Calling This Our “I Have a Dream” Moment

This post originally published by Huffington Post Queer Voices. Like everyone else, I’ve seen Attorney General Lynch’s statement and press conference regarding the Justice Department’s decision to sue North Carolina over HB2. And like a lot of people, I was incredibly happy to see not only that the government is …

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This Is It, Every Time.

This post originally published by Huffington Post Queer Voices. I take a deep breath, tuck my chin down, open the door and slip quickly inside. I hope nobody is in there; I hope nobody comes in. I glance around anxiously. The anxiety fills my already full insides. I hate this …

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Thousands Come Together To Celebrate Queerness And Community At DragCon

This post originally published by Huffington Post Queer Voices. Last weekend, over 22,000 entertainers, artists, fans and queers from around the world descended upon the Los Angeles Convention Center for the second annual convention dedicated to the art of drag and queer performance, RuPaul’s DragCon. The two days of festivities …

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Azealia Banks’ Twitter Deactivated After Racist And Homophobic Tweets

This post originally published by Huffington Post Queer Voices. Azealia Banks is no longer on Twitter.   The controversial rapper’s account — @azealiabanks — was deactivated Thursday after she posted a series of offensive tweets aimed at singer Zayn Malik that included homophobic and racial slurs.  Twitter users were calling for …

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Azealia Banks banned from Twitter for homophobic Zayn Malik rant

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. On the down side: Without Twitter, Banks might find the time to make more music. Bargain bin Yesterday we reported that obnoxious rap artist Azealia Banks went on another rant, taking to Twitter to call One Direction’s Zayn Malik a “faggot,” a “sand …

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An Interview with Vicky Vox (She’s an Entertainer, Bitch!)

This post originally published by Huffington Post Queer Voices. Photo by Austin Young With season 8 of RuPaul’s Drag Race coming to a close, it’s easy to forget that in addition to the 100 queens that make up the show’s illustrious cast, there are countless performers who have been making …

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An Interview with Vetch: A Magazine of Trans Poetry and Poetics

This post originally published by Huffington Post Queer Voices. In a year of unconstitutional “bathroom bills” aimed at terrorizing trans women and Antioch Review’s publication (and defense of) one of the most transphobic “articles” many of us have seen in recent years (a petition opposed to its publication garnered thousands …

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Privacy, Privilege and Prince

This post originally published by Huffington Post Queer Voices. Two of the biggest names in the arts and politics died this year: Prince and Antonin Scalia. While it’s hard to find much in common with these two men, there is one thing they should have in common: the way their …

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