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From the Runway to the Boardroom Carmen Carrera’s Path of Advocacy

Carmen Carrera is many things. She identifies as a cis-passing, heterosexual transwoman of Latinx heritage, but aside from that, she is an entertainer, model, entrepreneur,...

You Can’t Spell Equality without M&M

Are you fed up with heteronormative candy? It invades your dentistry and sticks around like it owns the place. Before you know it, your teeth are wearing socks and sandals while...

Julia Scotti Live + “Julia Scotti: Funny That Way” Screening

Trans comedian Julia Scotti will appear at Stand-Up NY, along with the documentary film, “Julia Scotti: Funny That Way”, based on her life. The documentary follows the New...

Biden Administration Denounces Homophobic Legacy of Donation Restrictions

People need to grow the hell up. When COVID punched us in the collective crotches, everyone whined. But I don’t wanna wear a mask. But I feel fine right now, so why should I...

Singer Songwriter Chris Garneau releases “Stranger”

Shifting gears from his poignant, ethereal album The Kind (2021), Chris Garneau joins forces once again with producer Patrick Higgins (Zs, Nicolas Jaar) to make new sultry single...

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Inclusion

Horror flicks are hella gay. They celebrate the broken psyches lurking within our darkest impulses, they flirt with certain death at every (knife) twist and bloody turn, and they...

Growl Your Insecurities Away with Power Bear

Confession time: you follow several exhibitionist accounts on social media. In fact, your feed is so thirsty, it’s positively dehydrated. But who are the sensitive souls beneath...

Remembering Betty White With Stan Zimmerman

Stan Zimmerman’s first big gig as a fresh newbie in the biz, was writing for Season 1 of The Golden Girls. While cutting his teeth on what would become one of the most iconic...

Ready to ‘Baga’ the Crown on RuPaul’s Drag Race UK vs The World

In a global first, RuPaul takes Drag Race UK to the next level as he opens up the battle to Drag Race queens from around the world. The nine international members of RuPaul’s...

A Blizzard of Boots and Butts: LGBTQ Ski Getaways

What could be gayer than skiing? Think about it: you balance your backside on a stiff rod (teehee) with your partner perched on the other end, and once you get to the top of the...

The Road Less Traveled: SF Names Street After Sister Vish-Knew

Marriage equality pioneer. Safe-sex warrior. Cross-dressing nun. Kenneth Bunch (aka Sister Vish-Knew) is a man of many habits, and he’s been blowing minds for over half a...

Throwback to the Future

Gosh bless the internet. When a simple split-screen image of a hawt uniformed stud popped up (boing!) on Twitter, it resulted in a tsunami of warmth that spread from our nether...

Canadian Armed Forces Adopts Gender Non-Specific Uniforms

When someone saves your life, do you give a flying Eskimo pie what they’re wearing? Heck no! It doesn’t matter if they’re male, female, trans, white, black or green;...

Slap and Tickle: The Erotic Dichotomy of Joe Mazza’s Photography

Homosexuality is thrillingly dangerous. We flirt in code, we hook up in the shadows, and we trade submission for domination with relative ease. Even our stereotypical...

Gay Sex Is Destroying These Delicate Shorelines

Ah, sex on the beach. It’s more than just a delicious cocktail; it’s a rite of passage. From Sitges to San Diego to the sands of Mykonos, seaside fornication fuels our...

Everybody’s Talking About Tom MacRae

There’s a certain joy and optimism that just exudes from writer Tom MacCrae. Chatting with him instantly feels chummy, as if you are sharing a drink in a pub with a longtime...

A Place in the Clouds

This quaint Swiss destination known for its ski slopes and wine making has a few other cultural tricks up its sleeve during the off-season. The air just tastes better in the Alps....

Gay Hot Rod Travis Shumake is striving to become the first openly gay member of the National Hot Rod Association.

When you constantly drive around in circles, you won’t get anywhere. That’s why the worlds of car racing and progressivism have rarely crossed paths. Case in point: “Let’s...

Jasmine Davis’ Life Beyond The Chi

When I first met actor, model, and musician Jasmine Davis, I was immediately affected by her tiny stature, coy glance, and shy demeanor. And while I am used to actors not...

How We Could Have Saved Haley Gabriella Feldmann

Hugs are emotional currency. When we entwine our limbs, we are literally holding on to a given feeling, be it camaraderie, sadness or triumph. But sometimes, hugs express a desire...

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