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Jessica Lappin is our choice for Manhattan Borough President


It might not be a big election year nationwide, but New York City voters have a lot of power at the polls this fall. 

Among races for Mayor, Public Advocate and Comptroller; voters will also get to decide on a new Manhattan Borough President.   There is one obvious choice for this position.   That’s why GaySocialites.com is endorsing Jessica Lappin to become the next Manhattan Borough President.

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Cabaret Review: Jinkx Monsoon in “The Vaudevillians”


This decisively proves that Jinkx Monsoon is far more than just the latest winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race. The artist otherwise know as Jerrick Hoffer is, at the very least, one of the most talented and successfully ambitious drag artists of his generation. At most, his work in The Vaudevillians shows that he has the potential to develop into a drag performance artist worthy of being mentioned in the same breath as Taylor Mac, John Kelly and Justin Vivian Bond.

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CD Review: “Pippin” (New Broadway Cast Recording)

CD Pippin

Pippin is definitely an important show – it was the first American musical to successfully combine pop-rock with traditional musical comedy structure. And composer Stephen Schwartz’s score is exceptionally tuneful and memorable, which is well represented in this recording of the latest Broadway revival. The real news here is Andrea Martin as Pippin’s grandmother – I have never seen somebody truly stop the show with thunderous applause the way she does with her big number “No Time At All”. While the recorded version doesn’t have the visual kick of her performance, it does have a vast choir of fans including the likes of Michael Musto singing along with her, on top of a beautifully arranged chorus from the show’s cast – it casts a different, but still exciting, spell of its own.

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For more reviews and interviews by Jonathan Warman, see his blog Drama Queen.

Cabaret Review: Jackie Hoffman

Jackie Hoffman 2013

Jackie Hoffman, one of the city’s best comic singing actresses, creates cabaret acts that tell hilarious self-deprecating tales about the sad state of her career. It really doesn’t matter if she’s actually doing fine career-wise, she always manages to find the wickedly funny downside.

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Parent offers 10 ways to support your gay child

10 Ways to support your gay kid

While browsing the web, I came across this article on The Huffington Voice Gay Voices written by one of their contributors named Amelia.  In her pieces, Amelia offers 10 ways to support your gay child.  I think you’ll agree, she hits the nail on the head.

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