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It’s Official: Bert and Ernie Are a Gay Couple

Emmy Award winning “Sesame Street” writer Mark Saltzman has announced that two of the show’s iconic characters, “Bert” and “Ernie,” were written as a gay couple. The relationship reflected his own same-sex relationship, according to Saltzman, who began writing for the show in 1984. Bert and Ernie shared a basement apartment at “123 Sesame Street,” […]

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Kelly Clarkson Brings Meaning of Life Tour to Chaifetz Arena on Feb. 23

GRAMMY Award-winning global superstar Kelly Clarkson has announced her highly anticipated Meaning Of Life Tour, which includes a stop in St. Louis at the Chaifetz Arena on Feb. 23. Kicking off January 24th in Oakland, CA, the 28-show trek will see Clarkson playing arenas across the United States on her first headline run in three […]

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Study Reveals Which Transgender Teens Have Highest Suicide Risk

Research has shown that transgender adolescents are at greater risk for attempting suicide than cisgender teens, who identify with the gender they were assigned at birth. A new study from the University of Arizona takes a deeper look at who within the transgender adolescent community is most at risk.     UA researcher and lead study […]

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‘RuPaul’s’ Royalty Chad Michaels Stars in Hairball St. Louis Sept. 16

Hairball St. Louis, the iconic event of the season celebrating artistic expression through hair design, makeup, costume, music and more, makes its triumphant return to the stage after an 11 year hiatus. The legendary Beauty/Barber industry extravaganza, where the audience is as glamorous as the show, unfolds at The Pageant Theatre (6161 Delmar Blvd, St. […]

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Big Freedia to Perform at CAM in December

The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis is thrilled to announce that Big Freedia will bring her fantastic self to CAM for one night only. The Queen of Bounce transforms the museum performance space into a New Orleans Ward, Friday, December 14, at 9:00 pm. Featured on Beyoncé’s “Formation” and Drake’s “Nice for What,” Big Freedia […]

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The Men of ‘Mamma Mia!’ at STAGES St. Louis Will Evoke Your Inner ‘Dancing Queen’

STAGES St. Louis is currently home to an epic rendition of “Mamma Mia!” so we chatted with some of the cast to find out what makes this version of a timeless classic such a fabulously groovy time. The musical follows Sophie and her mother Donna as they prepare for Sophie’s wedding. Sophie, desperate to have […]

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Proposition A Opens the Door for Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination

Missouri still lacks basic protections for LGBTQ Missourians, meaning that LGBTQ Missourians can still be fired from our jobs, denied housing, and refused service simply for who we are. Union contracts historically have been, and increasingly continue to be, a leading force to provide protections from discrimination, equitable health care access for same-sex partners and […]

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Watch The Special Edition of Queer Eye: The Australian Town of YASS Gets A Makover

Earlier this month the cast of Queer Eye took the Australian town of Yass by storm to give one of its most lovable residents – and the local pub- a mini make-better.The mini “make-better” focuses on George, a cattle farmer and former rodeo cowboy who works with Jonathan, Tan and Karamo to take stock of […]

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