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Orange Is the New Black, Macklemore, Demi Lovato & More Join LGBT Pride Festivities | Orange Is the New Black, Orange Is the New Black, Orange Is the New Black (Season 2), Macklemore

UpdatePosted 06/30/2014 12:35PM

Orange Is the New Black, Macklemore, Demi Lovato and More Join LGBT Pride Festivities Worldwide

Originally posted 06/30/2014 12:05PM

Last weekend, members of the LGBT community – lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people – and their supporters celebrated Pride Month with parades, parties, marches and festivals. The celebrations occur every June in commemoration of New York City's Stonewall riots which occurred on June 28, 1969, and are regarded as a pivotal moment in the LGBT social rights movements.

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UpdatePosted 06/02/2014 07:30AM

James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen Do Impressions of Each Other (VIDEO)

Originally posted 06/01/2014 07:30PM



James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender play younger versions of Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen as Professor Charles Xavier and Magneto in the newest X-Men movie, Days of Future Past, so one would imagine they've gotten pretty good at imitating their older costars.

And this video proves that one imagines correctly.

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Hugh Jackman Speaks Out About His Skin Cancer

Hugh Jackman Speaks Out About His Skin Cancer

Originally posted 05/12/2014 03:00PM

With a second bout of skin cancer under his belt, Hugh Jackman isn't messing around.

At Saturday's global premiere of X-Men: Days of Future Past in New York City, the star, 45, had a bandage on the side of his nose – and a message for fans.

Asked how his face was doing, he chuckled and said, "My face? It's fine, it's good. Thank you for asking. I have a few stitches, I had a basal cell carcinoma taken out."

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5 Things to Know About Patrick Stewart: From Bromances to Bill Collectors | Patrick Stewart

Patrick Stewart: 5 Things to Know About the X-Men Star

Originally posted 03/27/2014 08:00AM

He's funny, charming, sweet and sincere, so what's not to love about Patrick Stewart?

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UpdatePosted 03/24/2014 04:45PM

See Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender and Hugh Jackman in New X-Men: Days of Future Past Trailer

Originally posted 03/24/2014 12:25PM



Brace yourselves, comic fans.

The new trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past is out, and it's a doozy.

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Five Reasons to Love BFFs Patrick Stewart & Ian McKellen

Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen Discuss Their Bromance, Careers

Originally posted 02/22/2014 09:50AM

They've always been distinguished actors, but Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen have taken their fame to the next level – and a new, hip audience – with their recent foray into Internet culture.

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Patrick Stewart Mistakenly Outed by British Paper in Ellen Page Coverage | Patrick Stewart

Patrick Stewart Mistakenly Outed by British Paper in Ellen Page Coverage

Originally posted 02/19/2014 01:05PM

Patrick Stewart was mistakenly outed as gay by the British newspaper The Guardian on Monday in a commentary addressing Ellen Page's coming out – but the Star Trek captain handled the snafu by taking to Twitter with warp speed and great humor.

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Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen Are Having the Best N.Y.C. Bromance

Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen Are Having the Best N.Y.C. Bromance

Originally posted 12/03/2013 07:30AM

Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen are the new toasts of Broadway thanks to their turns in the Cort Theatre's production of Waiting for Godot and No Man's Land (4 performances a week of each play).

More crucially, however, they are the best of friends, and have been gallivanting around New York, taking wonderful pictures, which we're rounding up for you to adore alongside us. (The pair are wearing bowler hats as a nod to their Godot characters.)

Fun fact: If you Google "Patrick Stewart Ian McKellen," the third auto-complete result is "-friends." The fourth is "-best friends."

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30 Rock's Maulik Pancholy Comes Out

30 Rock's Maulik Pancholy: I'm Gay

Originally posted 11/12/2013 04:30PM

What better way to celebrate being honored on a list of the top LGBT trendsetters than by officially coming out?

Maulik Pancholy made Out magazine’s 19th annual Out 100 list and has announced that he's gay and in a relationship.

"I just celebrated my nine-year anniversary with my partner," said Pancholy, who played Alec Baldwin's assistant Jonathan on 30 Rock. "It feels like a nice time to be celebrating something like that, especially on the heels of the DOMA and Prop 8 decisions."

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Movie Trailer: Beware of the Dragon

Originally posted 10/01/2013 11:30AM



The Lord of the Rings series and the first Hobbit movie had plenty of bad guys. But none, perhaps, compare to the monstrous dragon Smaug – the fire-breathing beast of whom we finally get a glimpse in this trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.

Bilbo Baggins, the wizard Gandalf and the thirteen Dwarves might well be popcorn after their encounter with the oversized lizard in the second installment of the Hobbit trilogy – a prequel series that takes place 60 years before Lord of the Rings.

First, though, they must reach the dragon's lair at Lonely Mountain – not an easy feat, as it means potentially lethal encounters with a host of adversaries, including the skin-changer Beorn, a swarm of giant spiders in the Mirkwood Forest and the dangerous Woodland Elves.

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