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'Shirtless Violinist' plays tribute to Judy Garland

The Shirtless Violinist plays "Over the Rainbow" on a lush mountainside.

The Shirtless Violinist has not only taken on the beauty of the song “Over the Rainbow,” but the beauty of nature as well.

In this latest video, against the backdrop of forested mountains and a lazy river, one of our favorite topless classical musicians plays Judy Garland's trademark song from “The Wizard of Oz.”

Trans Bond girl, 'Playboy' cover model Caroline Cossey remembers Hugh Hefner

Caroline "Tula" Cossey became famous first as a Bond Girl then in the pages of Playboy.

Hugh Hefner may not be the first person you think of when you contemplate LGBT rights, and some of you may not even agree with his personal life, entertainment medium or treatment of women. But Hefner, who died last week at 91, did do his part for the community in a few ways. Back when even saying the word "homosexual" was taboo. 

Gay couple won't be featured in edited ad

Dads Lee and Mat Samuels-Camozzi and their 19-month-old son won't be featured in edited commercial.

Popular potato specialty company McCain recently ran an ad which focused on the many different kinds of families who use their products.

One featured couple was married dads Lee and Mat Samuels-Camozzi and their 19-month-old son.

But in a recently edited version of that 60-second commercial, the couple will no longer be present.

Theater Review: “Roz & Ray”

Steven Lone as "Ray" and Carla Harting as "Roz."

In the late 1970s, a medical discovery made it possible for hemophiliacs to lead relatively normal lives. (Up until then, frequent bleeds and consequent hospital visits for transfusions meant short, difficult lives.)

Theater Review: "Ironbound"

“Ironbound” plays through October 22, 2017 at Moxie Theatre, 6663 El Cajon Blvd. Suite N.

Enough of this American dream stuff. This is a time for survival.

Darya (Jacque Wilke) is a hard-edged, sharp-tongued, heavily-accented Polish immigrant in New Jersey, who lost her factory job when it closed and now subsists – nay, persists, in the present political sense – by cleaning people’s houses.

Watch straight underwear model learn gay sex positions

Topher and Jon instruct straight guy Steven on ten different gay sex positions.

The boys over at Andrew Christian play teachers to one straight model who is unfamiliar with gay sexual positions.

Underwear models Topher and Jon instruct straight guy Steven on 10 different ways to get busy with the same-sex, just in case he should ever need to I suppose.

Theater Review: "Billy Elliot"

“Billy Elliot” plays through October 8, 2017 at the Spreckels Theatre, 121 Broadway, downtown.

“Billy Elliot” ran for 11 years in London, but the Tony-winning musical only runs through Oct. 8 locally, so get your tickets for this terrific production now.

San Diego Musical Theatre and California Ballet jointly present a sparkling production of this endearing show (based on the 2000 film, but with music by Elton John) at the Spreckels Theatre.

Watch elders respond to 'RuPaul's Drag Race'

Elders react to RuPaul's Drag Race

RuPaul’s Drag Race has become a part of pop culture history. But past generations never saw such a show where men dress as women to become the next global drag superstar. Until now.

In the “Elders React” series, older folks are given the task of watching videos that deal with modern trends and popular culture.

Netflix email scam aims to get your personal info

Netflix scammers want your bank account info.

With over 93 million subscribers, Netflix seems like a gold mine to scammers who want someone’s personal information, and online thieves are doing just that in the latest email scam targeting customers.

Drag queen brings "The Voice" judges to their feet

Chris Weaver didn’t have to do much but sing a few bars of “Try a Little Tenderness” for “The Voice” judges to turn around.

After Weaver was finished with the song and all four judges had their chairs swiveled to face him, Jennifer Hudson threw a shoe at the singer as a sign of endearment and approval.