Topic: Elton-John

Oscar Fashion With Drag Queens And A Dude: Miss Understood’s Picks

Oscar Fashion With Drag Queens And A Dude: Miss Understood's Picks

Continuing with our Oscar Fashion With Drag Queens And A Dude series, next up we have Miss Understood. Miss Understood spends her days as the CEO and spokesmodel of Screaming Queens and her nights treading the boards with her spectacular hairstyles. In her spare time, she brings her razor-sharp wit to awards ceremonies and tells everyone how it’s done. Here are her Oscar fashion picks: More »

Gallery: Who Loves Dr. Martens?

Gallery: Who Loves Dr. Martens?

I got my first pair of Dr. Martens in sixth grade when I went as grunge-era Courtney Love for Halloween and, once the trick-or-treating was over, I never really took them off. They’ve served me well at rock shows and on rainy days, they add urban warrior cool to stovepipes and look amazing with pretty, feminine dresses. More »

The Heart Monitor: It Really Does Get Better

The Heart Monitor: It Really Does Get Better

A few weeks ago, Dan Savage started a movement online called It Gets Better. Inspired by the tragic suicides of young boys who were accused of being gay, he created a Youtube channel to give homosexuals an outlet to express their own lives, their own coming-out processes, and their own way of overcoming the ignorance.

It Gets Better hit critical mass when pastor Jim Swilly, a “megachurch” bishop publicly announced he is gay. He told his local news affiliate: “As a father, think about your 16-, 17-year-old killing themselves. I thought somebody needed to say something.” It was a moving speech. I wondered what took him so long to come out of the closet. More »