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Features Melissa Etheridge Talks Donald Trump ('I Will Not Fear This'), Inspiration for Upcoming Songs, the Word 'Woke' & Weed 101

"You keep doing what you're doing, you keep being out, you keep being beautiful," Melissa Etheridge tells me, as if to emphasize the present-day significance of simply being your queer self. READ MORE.

Kathy Griffin Talks Activism in Trump's America, Her 'Wet Dream' Kellyanne Conway & Who's Coming to Her 'Fire Island' Viewing Party

Of course Kathy Griffin's manager asks if our conversation is being recorded - have you heard her talk? Luckily, the celeb-skewering, gay-loving, Trump-hating comedienne's filterless mouth moves at a meteoric pace, which is good news for anyone who wants to know her thoughts on basically everything: the practicality of celebrity activism, her idea for a "My Life on the D-List" spinoff and the surprising number of people she meets who say they've never encountered a gay person. I caught up with Griffin, who discussed all the above just days after being honored with the Vanguard Award by the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus on March 12 for her ardent and unwavering role as an ally in the LGBT rights movement. Read on for her insight into what the hell we do - and what she's doing - now that Donald Trump is running this country. READ MORE.

Deep Inside Hollywood

Fire Island, Lost Girls, Hello Again, and that's still Raven READ MORE.

Q&A: LeAnn Rimes on HRC Ally Award, Avoiding Political Talk & the Closeted Country Stars Who Motivated Her Activism

The moonlight can wait - LeAnn Rimes is busy fighting for our rights. On a recent afternoon, the country-prodigy-turned-genre-bender calls in after finishing her daily meditation (hey, times are tough), a practice she started a year ago. "Let me come back to life," the 34-year-old singer begins, then walking us through her devotion to LGBT activism just weeks before being honored with the Ally for Equality Award at the 2017 HRC Nashville Equality Dinner. READ MORE.

The Frivolist: 5 Gaycations With a Purpose to Plan This Year

I've never been interested in an all-gay getaway. The idea of making the annual 4th of July pilgrimage to Fire Island, New York, or boarding an Atlantis cruise, the only escape from which is to jump overboard (which ITAL has happened), just doesn't appeal to me. READ MORE.

EXCLUSIVE: Susan Sarandon on 'Up For Grabs' Sexuality, Ryan Murphy's 'Feud' & Her Response to Those Who 'Blame Me' For the Election

Free from "Feud" and any canned-answer pretense, Sarandon refreshingly freewheeled through revelatory discussions about her "up for grabs" sexual orientation, the gay actor she once romanced, and her impassioned response to critics ("to blame me is not productive") who challenge her political convictions. READ MORE.

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BTL Ultimate LGBT Wedding & Anniversary Expo Returns

This is an important time to celebrate local businesses in Michigan that vocally support equality for the LGBT community and its allies. The Expo workshop at MotorCity Casino Hotel features prominent LGBT attorneys to discuss what same-sex marriage looks like under the Trump administration.

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