Gregg Shapiro

Gregg Shapiro is a regular contributor to OutSmart Magazine.
Arts & Entertainment

‘Can I Be Me’ Reveals Whitney Houston Couldn’t

New documentary links superstar’s sexuality to her tragic death.

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Arts & Entertainment

NEW MUSIC: Jake Xerxes Fussell, Betty Buckley, Jackie Evancho, Deborah Cox

There is a lot to love about What in the Natural World (Paradise of Bachelors) by Jake Xerxes Fussell.

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Arts & Entertainment

Rimes and Reasons: An Interview With Houston Pride Headliner LeAnn Rimes

Rimes’ most recent album, Remnants (RCA), released in late 2016, finds the belting singer moving in various pop directions.

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Arts & Entertainment

Six Queer Bands That Should Be On Your LGBT Pride Playlist

By Gregg Shapiro When someone asks you who your favorite gay band is, what do you usually answer? Culture Club?…

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Film/DVD

Gay Docs: ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ and ‘Uncle Howard’

It’s been said that timing is everything.

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Arts & Entertainment

Open to Interpretation

2 Cellos, Karen Mason, Los Straitjackets, and more. Croatian string duo 2 Cellos first came to our attention with its…

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Featured

‘Tips’ Tops: An Interview with Matt Murphy, Playwright and Author of ‘Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man’

Matt Murphy has a runaway hit on his hands with 'Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man.'

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Arts & Entertainment

LGBT Playlist 2017: Lesley Gore, Sleater-Kinney, Xiu Xiu, and More

What a career the late lesbian singer/songwriter Lesley Gore had!

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Arts & Entertainment

Pop Potpourri: Green Day, Good Charlotte, Cage the Elephant, and More

If you were fortunate enough to experience punk rock the first time around—via bands such as Blondie, the Ramones, Talking…

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Arts & Entertainment

There’s No Tunes Like Show Tunes: La La Land, Hairspray Live!, and More

In the pantheon of concert movies, from Woodstock to Wattstax and from Justin Bieber’s Never Say Never to Michael Jackson’s…

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