The Holiday Cocktail Lounge. The Lakeside Lounge. At some, I spent hundreds of hours. Others, I visited just once or twice a year, but was happy to know they were around. In honor of the fallen, here are the 10 that I miss most. Whitney Pastorek wrote a fine tribute right before it closed for good.
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Ahead of the upcoming Amazon Prime original sequel Coming 2 America sequel in March, the hilarious original film joins the streaming platform on Feb. Music fans are in luck this month, with new documentaries about industry icons added to the streaming service. Whitney: Can I Be Me , an intimate documentary that features previously unreleased footage of the legendary singer, is available to stream starting Feb. Write to Cady Lang at cady. By Cady Lang. Get The Brief.
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We all know that the horribly-named The Out NYC, Manhattan's soon-to-open gay hotel, is definitely going to be embarrassing and that it will probably be very sexxxy. Well, now we have confirmation that it's going to be dirty. Not only are they going to have a hot, young, all-male staff, but they're going to set up single guests together and offer discount rooms for hot guys. I got a tip from a New York hotel professional who was called in to interview as a concierge "lifestyle consultant" at the still-under-construction hotel. He got a tour of the facilities with the general manager of the hotel and of the attached nightclub, XL, with veteran promoter John Blair.
For so long, good queer cinema was virtually non-existent or played into tired, tokenizing tropes. Even with that in mind, most mainstream cinema has centered on heteronormative storylines for decades. Sure, the scarcity still has you scavenging through some painful storylines from time to time, but with all that digging eventually comes gold. Watch Now. Directed by Alice Wu and starring an Asian-American lead, the film displays some much-needed representation in young adult-oriented queer cinema.