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Lola and The Nineties

by on Aug.10, 2017, under Film & TV, Music & Theater, Queer

Well, Todrick Hall certainly brought back lots of fab memories for the 80s/90s kid in me.

This is just fun and amazing.

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Raise You Up

by on Aug.03, 2017, under Music & Theater, Queer

Here’s a little pick-me-up if you’re feeling down this week.

Just remember: there will be people there for you, and just be who you want to be.

Be beautiful.

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Mighty Big Boots To Fill

by on Jul.24, 2017, under Music & Theater, Queer

From Atlantis’ FB Page

2005’s Kinky Boots is one of my favorite LGBT-themed films ever. Heck, it’s one of my favorite films, period. It’s funny, touching, and uplifting all at once. This was a time before Joel Edgerton ever became Ramses and Chiwetel Ejiofor ever became Baron Mordo. The film itself is something I can watch over and over without getting tired of it.

So obviously, Kinky Boots the Musical has absolutely big shoes (boots?) to fill in my eyes. True, it won Tonys, Oliviers, a Grammy, and more. Plus, hello, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein, duh. I have not seen it on Broadway – it’s on my bucket list – but I managed to catch the matinee of the Manila production last Saturday afternoon with my friend AJ.

The verdict?

Big shoes absolutely filled fantastically!

And such a perfect analogy, to boot (heh).

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