28 years ago today Madonna released her third studio album True Blue. Spawning 5 massive hit singles , the album including Papa Don’t Preach, Open Your Heart, Live to Tell, La Isla Bonita, Where’s the Party? and the title track went on to shift over 25 million copies and created […]
Thierry Essamba, an internationally competitive runner in the 110-meter hurdles, was suspended from the Cameroonian track squad on May 24 because of rumours about his alleged homosexuality, ending his dream to compete in the 2014 Commonwealth Games. The majority of the countries (41 out of 54) of the Commonwealth of Nations, […]
It’s back. The midweek guilty pleasure. We’ve been a little bit remiss lately at LGBTicons and forgot all about your ‘Little Saturday‘ treat. So to make up for it, here’s a clip of Kylie Minogue singing Olivia Newton-John with pole dancers, fire and very skimpy outfits. Enjoy!
Amid the ongoing flurry about Georgian opera singer Tamar Iveri and the comments she made in the social media about a protest march in Georgia on International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO) in May, 2013, there is an assumption the soprano is just one homophobic voice in an accepting international opera industry, […]
Controversial gay cure therapist Richard Cohen shares his own story of overcoming his homosexuality here. Personally, we can’t think of anything worse for a wife or child to have a partner or father constantly battling with something that is fundamental in his biological make up; and some of his conclusions […]
Tomorrow in Spain, a dangerous book is launching that teaches parents how to “cure” their children of being gay – and some of the main bookstores in the country, like Amazon, El Corte Inglés and La Casa del Libro, are selling it. These stores have policies prohibiting products that promote […]
Trans Scripts is a 100-minute stage play that incorporates verbatim material culled from over 200 hours of interviews with 70 people from around the world who identify on the transgender scale. Its characters range broadly in age, ethnicity, socio-economic status, educational level and gender. The play is currently performed with […]
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Erasure pop legend Andy Bell has announced his first ever Edinburgh Festival Fringe run. He will perform for 12 nights at the Assembly Venue 1. The dates coincide with the release of his fourth solo album Torsten The Bareback Saint, a groundbreaking musical concept available from 28th July 2014 through […]