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  • “The Inheritance” Offers a Legacy of its Own

    I had been curious to see “The Inheritance” ever since it became the much talked about Tony winning play of 2020 which opened on Broadway in 2019 after a celebrated run on London’s...

  • Ty Herndon is Leading the Tribe

    In 2014, Ty Herndon came out to the world in his People magazine exclusive, becoming the first major male country artist to come out as gay. In our current boom of celebrities coming out as...

  • Broadway is in Full Swing this Autumn

    Once again, it’s fall, and Broadway is roaring back into full gear with its second season since reopening after the pandemic shut down. By the time you read this Lea Michele will have...

  • Carmine Sabatella is Bringing Flair to HGTV’s Inside Out

    It’s what is on the inside that counts, according to Carmine Sabatella. One of reality TV’s hottest newcomers, Carmine recently celebrated Season 2 of HGTV’s Inside Out, where he...

  • Boychik Holds Queer Power

    Composer, actor, and vocalist Boychik, the musical moniker of Ben Levi Ross, shares their poignant self-titled debut album out now. Alongside the release comes a subversive, anthemic...

  • Jeffrey Marx has a Colorful Path to an Emmy

    Jeffrey Marx is a jack of all trades when it comes to entertainment. He has gone from stage acting and directing to stand-up, podcasting, improv, being a reality TV contestant, and now, a...

  • More Than One Way to be Queer

    This last summer, Season 3 of Netflix’s teen comedy Never Have I Ever premiered. Created by Mindy Kaling, the show has quickly become a fan favorite with youth and beyond. The show...

  • Conor Ryan is Flipping the Script

    There’s a whole new generation of up-and-coming performers who aren’t afraid to live their truth as openly queer and they’re crushing it. While the calculation once revolved around...

Diversity Is Our Goal: Germany Takes a Silent Stand at the World Cup

As anyone who has endured the awkwardness of adolescence knows: voices change. Sopranos can deepen into baritones and single warblings can accumulate into a symphony of synergy....

Put a Ring on It: Openly Gay Wrestler Jai Vidal Signs with Impact

We live vicariously through our pixelated heroes. When we watch a handsome prince slay a dragon on-screen, we feel the virtual heat. When movie astronauts blast off to distant...

A Kinder Grindr? The Motto App Offers Hookups with a Heart!

Skin serves diametrically opposing purposes every second of our lives. It is a wonderland of sensual contact, but it is also a suit of armor that protects us from harm, both...

Better Latter Than Never: The Mormon Church Supports Same-Sex Marriage

Faith and forgiveness are cornerstones of the gay experience. We endure alienation during our most vulnerable years, but we’re told that it will get better. That’s faith. Our...

She’s Dreaming of a Straight Christmas

There’s nothing us gays love more than ruining the holidays. We will criticize your dry-ass Thanksgiving turkey and come back for seconds, honey. Just don’t skimp on the...

Wardrobe Essentials Heading Into Winter

The human body is not designed for cold weather. Our lack of body hair compared to our fellow primates is a testament to that fact. The good news is we had the smarts to devise a...

Sissy That Washington: Robert Garcia Owns MTG

Want to make Marjorie Taylor Greene’s peabrain explode? It’s surprisingly easy. Just follow these three easy steps and watch those split-ends fly! One: introduce her to a...

Woof Your Way into the New Year with Hunks for Hounds (and Cats!)

We love our furry playmates. The way they wiggle their tails and nuzzle our crotches – just adorbsies! Also: pets. So, what could be better than combining manly men and...

Hate Preacher Claims This is What Happens to Gay Men Who Have Sex

Who could forget their first sexual encounter? You spot a potential paramour across the crowded gay bar. Your eyes lock, your pulse races, and your attention swells. View this...

Former Homophobic Kroger Employees Win Religious Discrimination Case Over Refusing to Wear Apron with Rainbow-esque Heart

Religion is like dairy. It can be nourishing, it can be rich, but when left to simmer in the wrong environment, it sours into a toxic slurry. Take, for example, a realm where...

Slaying with a Sickness – ‘American Horror Story: NYC’

Sex and death are curious copilots of the human experience. We’re obsessed with both concepts, we flirt with them every time we leave the house, and they both shroud LGBTQ life...

Parenting Trans Teens: How To Provide The Love And Support They Need

What do you do when your teenager identifies as trans? Whether you’re part of the LGBT community or not, you understand the amount of courage it took for your child to share...

Emerging Health & Wellness Trends Around the World

The world is changing. It is a dynamic place. It is globalizing rapidly. People are exchanging information, interacting with people from other countries, and traveling more than...

“The Inheritance” Offers a Legacy of its Own

I had been curious to see “The Inheritance” ever since it became the much talked about Tony winning play of 2020 which opened on Broadway in 2019 after a celebrated run on...

Top Industries Evolving Through Technology 

The advancements in technology over the past two decades have changed the face of industry forever. The explosive appearance of the world wide web has forced businesses to adapt...

Ty Herndon is Leading the Tribe

In 2014, Ty Herndon came out to the world in his People magazine exclusive, becoming the first major male country artist to come out as gay. In our current boom of celebrities...

Ways to Make Friends Without Alcohol

When you’re the only one in your group of friends who doesn’t drink, it can be challenging to want to go out with them. This is especially true if you are in recovery. Most...

How Physical Fitness Helps You Stay Sober

When people think of exercise they consider it in conjunction with losing weight or simply building muscle mass. But the benefits of being active go beyond just looking good and...

Broadway is in Full Swing this Autumn

Once again, it’s fall, and Broadway is roaring back into full gear with its second season since reopening after the pandemic shut down. By the time you read this Lea Michele...

The Gay Bowl Kicks Off Honolulu Pride Month

Squeeze your beautiful eyes shut and conjure up an image that encapsulates the concept of Pride. Is it a dingy bar or a slapdash back-alley gathering? No, it’s a big, beautiful,...

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