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They’re All That and More
Some of the original ’90s cast are back to welcome a new class of comedians in the return of Nickelodeon’s sketch series All That (June 15 at 8:30 p.m.).
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A Woman’s Place Is in the Tome
In her new novel, best-selling author Jennifer Weiner examines how women’s roles have—and haven’t—changed since the ’50s.
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The 10 Best Books Of The Year...so Far
A candlepin bowling alley owner. An investigator solving a decades-old crime. An extraordinary, ordinary couple. Our top picks are populated by distinctive characters and unforgettable stories.
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On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous
BY Ocean Vuong PAGES 242 | GENRE Fiction ON EARTH WE’RE BRIEFLY GORGEOUS doesn’t read like fiction—or, more accurately, what we think we know to be fiction. It’s lyrically fragmented: the rubble of an entire life, exploded, then delicately pieced b
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Reading Rainbow
Three decades after releasing Heather Has Two Mommies, the first children’s book to portray lesbian families in a positive way, author Lesléa Newman, 63, reflects on her groundbreaking role in youth literature
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The Write Stuff
Inside TV’s first all-Latinx writers’ room, where queer showrunner Tanya Saracho and her team strive to portray an authentic LGBTQ experience on Starz’s Vida.
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What to Watch
WATCH IT LIVE! Everyone will be talking about it tomorrow MON JUNE 10 FIT FOR A QUEEN Series Debut RuPaul CHECK LOCAL LISTINGS FOX Hot on the six-inch heels of the latest finale of his VH1 (and cultural) juggernaut Drag Race, RuPaul has a new
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Rainbow Connection
A raw and honest roundtable discussion with six celebrity members of the LGBTQ community as they reflect on growing up, coming out, and living proud in Hollywood.
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Bruce Springsteen
TITLE Western Stars LABEL Columbia GENRE Rock BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN HAS SPENT the past few years reminding observers why he’s called the Boss—writing an autobiography, playing the longest shows of his marathon-studded career, selling out a run on B
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Nicole Maines
This year, the transgender activist turned Supergirl actress, 21, became the first transgender superhero on a live-action TV series.
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City of Girls
BY Elizabeth Gilbert PAGES 466 GENRE Fiction IT’S BEEN MORE THAN A DECADE SINCE ELIZABETH Gilbert’s inescapable memoir Eat, Pray, Love sent countless readers on their own quest for passport stamps, pasta, and spiritual fulfillment. Her latest,
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Madonna
TITLE Madame X LABEL Live Nation/Interscope/Maverick | GENRE Pop WHEN ROCK MUSIC ENDURES LONG ENOUGH, it becomes classic; hip-hop mellows into old-school. But how are pop stars, human vessels of everything shiny and ephemeral, supposed to stay? “N
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Dark Phoenix
STARRING Sophie Turner, Jessica Chastain, Michael Fassbender, Tye Sheridan DIRECTED BY Simon Kinberg RATING PG-13 LENGTH 1 hr., 53 mins. YOU CAN’T KEEP A GOOD X-MEN DOWN. OR A BAD ONE, really; 12 films into a nearly two-decade-old franchise,
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Word Up!
The L Word superfan turned showrunner Marja-Lewis Ryan shares a script page from Showtime’s new sequel series.
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No Longer Silenced
In the 24 years since Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story, Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell has ended and same-sex marriage has been legalized nationwide. The NBC TV movie’s star, Glenn Close, and real-life inspiration reflect on their award-wi
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The 10 Best Albums Of The Year...so Far
Six months in and 2019 already boasts an embarrassment of musical riches: deeply felt country-soul, full-throated R&B, an evolving MC, a teen phenom, and more.
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Grace Under Pressure
Laura Jane Grace opens up about fronting veteran punk band Against Me! and side project Devouring Mothers since coming out as transgender in 2012.
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The 10 Best Shows Of The Year...so Far
EW critics Kristen Baldwin and Darren Franich watch as much TV as they can—just for you! (Except Vanderpump Rules; Darren watches that for himself.) Here’s a peek at their online chat about their favorite shows of 2019.
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Nico Santos
Although he’d visited Disneyland with his family as a young boy, Nico Santos was a teenager when he finally moved from Manila, Philippines, to the United States. “There were hardly any people of color in that town,” Santos says of living in Gresham,
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Tales Continued
Twenty-five years after the premiere of their groundbreaking miniseries, Laura Linney and Olympia Dukakis reprise their roles for Netflix in a new chapter of Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City.
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Remembering Stonewall
In June 1969, a series of spontaneous, violent demonstrations erupted at the Stonewall Inn in New York City’s Greenwich Village. Fifty years later, two rioters share memories of being at the spark of the LGBTQ rights movement.
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BOUND Together
GINA GERSHON AND JENNIFER TILLY AREN’T FANS OF WATCHING THEMSELVES ON SCREEN—BUT THEY’LL MAKE AN EXCEPTION FOR THEIR 1996 FILM, BOUND. The Matrix masterminds the Wachowskis made their directorial debut with this noir about two women—femme fatale Viol
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Arthur’s Gay Wedding
Meet our new gay icon: Mr. Ratburn. In a groundbreaking moment for kids’ entertainment — a pocket of programming often policed by network executives and concerned parents—Arthur brought its longtime Lakewood Elementary school teacher out of the clos
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Faded Beauty
The rambling Victorian at the heart of The Last Black Man in San Francisco (out June 7) is a character in itself. Here’s the story behind the charming historic home.
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Brandi Carlile
The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter—and passionate activist—shares some of the artists who helped shape her.
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The Must List
1 Movies LATE NIGHT In the male-driven world of late-night TV, a razor-sharp host (Emma Thompson) hires a bushy-tailed writer (Mindy Kaling) to add some color, literally and figuratively, as the two women topple the patriarchy with formidable one-l
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Big Little Lies
DATE Premieres June 9 TIME 9 p.m. NETWORK HBO “AHHHHHH!” YELLS MERYL STREEP. “NOOOOOO!” YELLS Nicole Kidman. “Will somebody give a woman a MOMENT!” yells Laura Dern, flashing one middle finger through her Tesla’s sunroof and another middle fing
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22 More Lgbtq+ Projects
Movies Paris Is Burning June 14 Almost 30 years after its initial release, this New York City drag/house culture documentary returns to theaters in a new restoration, supervised by director Jennie Livingston. Before You Know It Aug. 30 Writers/
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Josie Totah
Less than a year ago, Josie Totah, best known for portraying the son of Mindy Kaling’s character on NBC’s Champions, came out as transgender in a Time op-ed. Since then, she has received accolades from the Human Rights Campaign and Forbes, while shar
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The 10 Best Movies Of The Year...so Far
The studios may be saving awards bait for the year’s second half, but there’s still a lot to love in cinema’s creepy doppelgängers, dancing divorcées, and a Sundance drama that defies definition.
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