Gay Icons

Madonna: Dita reloads and amplifies the Gays

Madonna: Dita reloads and amplifies the Gays

By now you’ve probably had the pleasure of seeing Madonna’s video for her latest single “Girl Gone Wild,” and have read that it harkens back to her Erotica and SEX days. She is blonde and chic, channeling Hollywood bombshell glamor, flanked by a cadre of male dancers. And as calculating as Madonna is, all that’s probably intentional. But with the help of visionary dynamic duo Mert and Marcus, the return of Dita is not a sleepy, lazy, recycling of old ideas. Girl Gone Wild is a political punch to mainstream pop that frees gay males from the saccharine castration we’ve been forced to endure in order to be accepted by the mainstream.

FULL FRONTAL FASHION highlights

FULL FRONTAL FASHION highlights

Sarah Jessica Parker in Halston vintage at the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute benefit. Think of this as your FULL FRONTAL FASHION cliff notes. Get an exclusive look at the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute benefit with FULL FRONTAL FASHION’S Patrick McMullan, Cator Sparks and Lynn Yaeger. Then find out who was wearing whom at this “Oscars…

Blonde heir – Madonna and Lady Gaga

Blonde heir – Madonna and Lady Gaga

Unless you have been living under a rock then assuredly you have witnessed the pop culture tipping point and subsequent freaky-deaky takeover of the world by one Miss Lady Gaga. It should be noted that she’s not your typical Madonna-wannabe. She’s the heir apparent.

Gay Icons: portraits selected by Elton John, Billie Jean King, Alan Hollinghurst and more

Gay Icons: portraits selected by Elton John, Billie Jean King, Alan Hollinghurst and more

Last week in London the National Portrait Gallery launched the exhibit “Gay Icons,” a collection of portraits selected by a diverse group of gay who’s who: Elton John, Billie Jean King, and Alan Hollinghurst among them. Their selections are broad, including “include artists Francis Bacon and David Hockney; writers Daphne du Maurier and Quentin Crisp;…