Kevin Author

Kevin Phinney is a journalist/broadcaster who has worked in print and online, in radio and television. He is the author of a book that examines black and white race relations seen through the prism of music, from 1619-present called “Souled American: How Black Music Transformed White Culture,” published by Billboard Books. He is also a former staff member of The Austin American-Statesman and The Hollywood Reporter. His work has appeared around the world in PREMIERE magazine and liner notes for Rhino Records and other labels. He is one of the former hosts of “Kevin & Kevin,” an award-winning morning drive radio program on KGSR-FM in Austin, Texas.

How Far Will He Go?

The not-so-gay crusade of Pete Buttigieg. By KEVIN PHINNEY Pete Buttigieg won’t go away. As the first serious gay contender for a major party’s nomination, Buttigieg finished...

“Happy Birthday Doug”

A Tour-De-Force from the Man Behind the “Chloe” Videos By KEVIN PHINNEY Drew Droege is what  hipsters like to call “internet famous.” He’s known worldwide as the man in...

You’ve Got Male

A Pair of Documentarians Explore the Sudden Rise and Fall of the Gay Fashion Bible Known as INTERNATIONAL MALE By KEVIN PHINNEY In an era where men perceived as gay were often...

STK Steakhouse: This is Fine Dining with a Side of Sex Appeal

For diners, restaurant week in New York offers a chance to either check out something new, taste something exotic, or sample a brand-new experience. For restaurateurs, it’s...

Skull & Bones: This is What It’s Like to Launch A Stellar Underwear Brand

Vincent Pilato, founder of the Skull & Bones brand known for its cutting edge fashion, knows a thing or two about what’s going on behind men’s pants. Underwear...

Exploring Uncharted “Territories”: This is Gay Musician Tom Goss

Tom Goss is learning to like The Happy Accident. As we speak, Goss is getting the first shows of a new tour under his belt. And these concerts — like the new Territories album...

People We Love 2019: Corey Johnson

Corey Johnson has been the Speaker of the New York City Council since 2018. He’s worked diligently for the welfare of all the city’s inhabitants — quite a feat,...

People We Love 2019: Andrew Barret Cox

Andrew Barret Cox Triple Threat The man behind multi-media extravaganza Oscar at the Crown composed the score, designed the costumes, and then choreographed the musical that left...

People We Love 2019: Cliff Morrison

Why should LGBTQ people thank Cliff Morrison? He changed the way our healthcare system treats people with AIDS forever. Cliff Morrison: Unlikely Movie Star Cliff Morrison is an...

Holly Folly: This is Provincetown’s LGBTQ Winter Wonderland

Provincetown, MA is synonymous with LGBTQ leisure, especially in summer. There’s Bear Week, the Fourth of July, Carnival and Spooky Bear at Halloween. But this little hamlet...

Gay Shows: The Best Queer and LGBT Content on Here TV This Week

Gay TV programming isn’t always easy to find. So, just as other streaming services provide notifications about what’s available from them, we’re providing an...

People We Love 2019: Boxers Founders Bob Fluet and Rob Hynds

The NYC Boxers bar chain is to sports what Hooters is to wings. Some consider the popular watering hole a place to catch what’s on the big screen. Others consider it home to...