Category Archives: Culture

Karl Lagerfeld (1933-2019): A Magician with Love for Books, Men and Fashion

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of February 21, 2019) Karl Lagerfeld died the day before yesterday, on 19 February, presumably at the age of 85 and from the consequences of pancreatic cancer. The German fashion designer, author, director, publisher, photographer and illustrator had also become a world-famous advertising icon in recent decades due to his atypical and…
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Has Theater Finally Become More Gay-friendly Today?

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of September 29, 2018) For some years now there have been various plays with LGBT themes in every new theater season. This tendency is increasing and does not only affect niche productions. There were some very important productions like Love! Valour! Compassion! by Terrence McNally in 1994 or Angels in America by…
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Angels in America: Fewer awards than predicted at the Tony Awards 2018

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of June 17, 2018) The award ceremony of the 72nd Tony Awards on June 10, 2018 in honor of the Broadway theater and music industry had many highlights: Firstly, Tony Kushner’s play Angels in America won only three trophies despite many nominations. On the other hand, Robert De Niro felt he needed…
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