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Before 'Scandal,' Guillermo Diaz was a real drag in 'Stonewall'

Fans of Scandal know Guillermo Díaz as torture-addicted Gladiator Huck, who’s been known to lick his colleague-turned-enemy-turned-lover Quinn (Katie Lowes) and do unspeakable things to her in parking garages. Nearly 20 years ago, though, Díaz was an emerging actor who’d just starred opposite Parker Posey in Party Girl and was looking for a breakout gig. Enter Stonewall.

Díaz booked his first leading role as La Miranda, a larger-than-life drag queen (and I’m not just talking about her hair), in Nigel Finch’s fictionalized account of the days leading up to the birth of the modern LGBT rights movement on June 28, 1969. READ FULL STORY

Gay actor Rupert Everett slams gay parenting

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Rupert Everett has made a stir with his thoughts on gay parenting.

The 53-year-old gay actor, whose films include Shakespeare in Love and My Best Friend’s Wedding, told the Sunday Times Magazine that he “can’t think of anything worse than being brought up by two gay dads… Some people might not agree with that. Fine! That’s just my opinion,” the Huffington Post reports.

He attempted to temper the comment by adding, “I’m not speaking on behalf of the gay community. In fact, I don’t feel like I’m part of any ‘community.’ The only community I belong to is humanity and we’ve got too many children on the planet, so it’s good not to have more.” READ FULL STORY

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