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Gregg Shapiro – QNotes

Stuck on Sticky

An Interview with Dale Lazarov of Sticky Graphic Novels

Graphic novels have come a long way in recent years. … Putting the graphic sexuality into graphic novels, gay writer Dale Lazarov and his various illustrating collaborators have created a series of homoerotic books that are sure to satisfy readers of all queer stripes.

Girl talk

An interview with Garrison Starr

Singer/songwriter Garrison Starr, a Grammy-nominee for her songwriting work on Margaret Cho’s “American Myth” album, is back in a big way. “Girl I Used to Be,” Starr’s highly-anticipated new album, is scheduled for release later this year.

Magic To Do

An Interview with Gay Illusionist and Actor Michael Carbonaro

Forget Harry Potter! If you aren’t under the spell of gay illusionist Michael Carbonaro then you don’t know what you’re missing.

Maintaining a Tradition

An Interview with gay poet Jericho Brown

Jericho Brown is a gay poet. Poets are known for their economy of language. That said, as a storyteller (and one telling his own story with a blend of humor and honesty), Brown has a lot to say.

Hell, yes: an interview Erin McKeown

Queer Singer/Songwriter to Play in Asheville

Since the late 1990s, queer singer/songwriter Erin McKeown has been making a name for herself as a distinguished performer with a rich and pure distinctive vocal style.

Oh, what a (queer) year in 2018 music

Q-Music from Across the Spectrum

When it comes to LGBTQ music, the present as well as the past and future are female. While that definitely holds true for 2018, male artists are definitely making certain that they are being heard.

Black and white in color

An interview with ‘Mapplethorpe’ director Ondi Timoner

British actor Matt Smith, so well-loved for his portrayal of Dr. Who in the series of the same name, fully embodies and embraces the role of the late photographer Robert Mapplethorpe.

They will rock you

An interview with ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ stars Rami Malek, Joseph Mazzello and Gwilym Lee

First things first, for all of those concerned about the way that Freddie Mercury’s homosexuality is depicted in the Bryan Singer’s Queen biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody,” you can relax.

The dawning of the age of Aquaria

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Season 10 winner speaks out

Spunky and sassy and bursting with talent, Aquaria (born Giovanni Palandrani, based in Brooklyn, N.Y.), snatched the crown from the other queens to be named Season 10 winner on “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”