From 1999 : DISCO HEAVEN : Holly Johnson’s tribute to all his friends he lost to AIDS

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    Back in 1999 Frankie Goes To Hollywood singer Holly Johnson released DISCO HEAVEN a heartfelt tribute to all the friends he had lost to AIDS. At the time Johnson told The Guardian It’s a song about remembering in a positive way your friends that aren’t here any more. You know they’re all there … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Paris Editor Richard Gilles says ‘Adieu” to the fabulous JANE BIRKIN

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  Yesterday was a sad summer day in France as we lost our favorite English icon. Jane sang softly to us for the last time “Je t’aime” and we are all singing back to her “Nous non plus” with tears in our eyes. Thanks to her beauty, her freshness, her simple and relaxed manners,  her childlike … Continue reading

Richard Buckley : an extraordinary force (and friend) in fashion journalism

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  It is with great sadness that I learned of the passing of the celebrated international fashion Journalist RICHARD BUCKLEY.  We met in Paris in the early 1980s (which I have just discovered was the same time he met and fell in love with his future husband Tom Ford). Richard was then the European Editor … Continue reading

Simply The Best : a tribute to TINA TURNER by Queerguru’s Music Editor Allison Ananis

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  As a young girl growing up in Nutbush Tennessee, Anna Mae Bullock liked to sing and recite movie dialogue to entertain her family – but by age 20 she had a new name— Tina Turner—and a blossoming music career with her partner, Ike. Tina embarked on her career in the late 1950s, while still … Continue reading

Sondheim’s star studded OLD FRIENDS CONCERT to be broadcast on New Years Eve

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  In May of this year, Cameron Mackintosh invited many of Stephen Sondheim‘s old friends to join him in celebrating his extraordinary talents and legacy at the Sondheim Theatre in London which was recently gloriously rebuilt in Sondheim’s honor. Now, this star-studded Old Friends concert is about to be broadcast this New Year’s Eve at 5:45pm GMT … Continue reading

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