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April 7, 2014

Blondie lead singer has had longest relationships with men - wants to fall in love again

At 68, Debbie Harry has revealed her bisexuality.

The singer who came to fame as lead singer of band Blondie acknowledged past relationships with women in a new interview, according to the Mail Online.

Harry was asked if rumors of her having affairs with other women were true and she replied: ‘Yeah.’

She then added: ‘Let’s say women are more sensual.’

February 10, 2014

Debbie Harry has revealed that Blondie were approached to perform at the Sochi Winter Olympics but turned down the offer over Russia’s human rights record

Blondie singer Debbie Harry has revealed that her band was approached to play during the Sochi Winter Olympics but turned down the offer over Russia’s human rights record.

Harry took to Twitter to post a photo of the offer by the Red Rocks Festival which is being held in Sochi as part of the Cultural Olympiad which surrounds the games.

On it she had written, ‘Pass – human rights.’

Blondie had been asked to travel to the games to perform in front of a crowd of 25,000 people during a 45 minute set on 13 February with a 9pm start.

September 11, 2012

Documentary showcasing the counter-culture craze of queer roller derby in the US seeks $5,000 to finish

A documentary about the growing craze of queer roller derby is seeking crowd-funding.

The Vagine Regime, made by LA-based filmmaker Erica Tremblay, reports on a subculture of roller derby  in the US of the same name.

Since the early 2000s, a punk, tongue-in-cheek, DIY culture has emerged in all-female roller derby, a sport that may join the Olympics in 2020.

Tremblay’s film interviews queer roller derby players and discusses accepting transwomen into all-female teams.

May 6, 2012

Ashton Kutcher acts as a gay and Indian character in a series of fake dating videos for a PopChips campaign 

American actor Ashton Kutcher has offended some viewers of a snack commercial by playing a gay stereotype.

Kutcher, known for hosting the television series Punk’d, acts as a French gay character called Darl looking for love in one of a series of fake dating videos.

The video is part of the PopChips campaign, which cost a reported $1.5million (£929,022, €1.14million) launched on Wednesday (2 May).