Miley Cyrus to kick off ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ season 11 as guest judge

By : Amanda Espinosa
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“RuPaul’s Drag Race” announced some iconic guest judges for season 11, including singer Miley Cyrus who will appear in the season’s premiere episode as a guest judge. LGBTQ entertainers Lena Waithe, Troye Sivan, Wanda Sykes and Adam Rippon are among the list of names who will appear as guest judges this season.

Cyrus made the announcement in a Twitter post and can be heard the the new season’s trailer saying she’s “freaking out” while sitting at the judge’s table.

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Watch: Troye Sivan lights up a beach romance in ‘Lucky Strike’ video

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Troye Sivan indulges in a beach romance in his latest music video “Lucky Strike.”

The video, directed by Emma Westenberg who also directed Janelle Monáe’s “Pynk” video, shows Sivan lounging on the beach. The bartender catches his eye and he makes his way over to get a drink. He whips up a special drink for Sivan which includes blood from Sivan’s heart.

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Golden Globes 2019: ‘Versace,’ ‘Boy Erased’ and more LGBT noms

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced their nominations for the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards for best in film and television on Thursday and some prominent LGBT projects made the cut.

“The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” received the most television nominations (four) including for Best Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television and a Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television nomination for Darren Criss’ portrayal of Andrew Cunanan.

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‘Boy Erased’ director wasn’t sure he was qualified to make new gay movie

By : Brian T. Carney OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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“Boy Erased” director Joel Edgerton was so smitten by the book the new movie is based on, he hunkered down during a vacation and started crafting the script before the movie rights had been secured.

To say it went well would be an understatement; the project quickly jelled with the kind of heat creative types know can’t be forced.

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Troye Sivan comments on ‘Watch What Happens Live’ spark another Azealia Banks Twitter rant

By : Meghan Sweeney
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Azealia Banks is known for her Twitter fights as much as she is known for her music, as the “212” rapper infamously posts extreme comments and engages in celeb fights online.

This year alone Banks has gone after Beyonce, Cardi B and Elon Musk all from her various social media accounts. This time her latest target is singer-songwriter, Troye Sivan.

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