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TV heartthrob Darren Criss will return to Broadway to play the lead character of Hedwig and the Angry Inch beginning April 29. Criss, who rose to stardom after playing Kurt’s boyfriend Blaine on Glee, was also a great success in How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying during a three-week run in 2012. [Read more]

Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson has been selected to receive the Andrew Breitbart Defender of the First Amendment Award for his homophobic comments. He will be presented with the award at the Conservative Political Action Conference on February 27. [Read more]

Every year, the Krewe of Queenateenas crowns a King Cake Queen, chosen for “exhibiting the most enthusiasm and expertise in bead toss techniques,” to proclaim the start of Gay Mardi Gras by leading the Official Gay Mardi Gras Bead Toss. In 2015, the festivities were begun on February 17 by King Cake Queen XXII Aubrey Synclaire. [Read more]

Hollywood film director/writer/producer Roland Emmerich will receive the Stephen F. Kolzak Award at the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards on March 21. Emmerich has just finished production on Stonewall, a film about the 1969 riots that erupted in New York City in response to police harassment. Actor Channing Tatum is expected to present the award. [Read more]

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