Kevin Author

Sense8 Star Miguel Ángel Silvestre: Gay People Are My People

Miguel Ángel Silvestre, a native of Spain who plays the formerly closeted Mexican macho film star Lito Rodriquez on Sense8, is one of our favorite coverboys. Although he is not...

Building Character: How A Drag Queen Finds Her Persona

Provincetown, Massachussetts is a magical little spot that blossoms every year like the fictitious Scottish village of Brigadoon that only appears once a cenutry for 24 hours....

J.C. Leyendecker: The Greatest Gay Artist You Don’t Know

Bill Savoy spreads the gospel of J.C. Leyendecker, underappreciated genius and mentor to Norman Rockwell. Until two years ago, Bill Savoy was content to work on Broadway, quietly...

Behind the Beard: SCRUFF’s Johnny Skandros Speaks

How a self-confessed introvert reinvented himself — and in the process changed the way men connect with each other around the world. Not all superheroes have a secret identity,...

Truth Time: Johnny Skandros Talks About Creating “Woof”

Johnny Skandros, a.k.a. Johnny Scruff, is a bundle of personality well segmented into public and private personas....

Jinkx Monsoon Packs Heat — along with Everything Else

Of all the contestants on RuPaul’s Drag Race, Jinkx Monsoon was consistently one of the most creative and surprising. We caught up with her just after a performance of her...

Steve Grand: Let’s Hear it for the Boy, But Watch the Hands, Willya?

Steve Grand is used to the idea that some find him as appealing for his looks as for his music. He’s always gracious and happy to pose for photos after the show, as he...

Worse Than Whitney: Bob the Drag Queen Rips Donald Trump

Bob gets it. As a drag queen, a gay man and a person of color, Bob knows that when the alt-right turned the streets of Charlottesville, Va. into a war zone last weekend and the...

Use Caution When a Bear Approaches You in the Woods

As one of the stars of the recently completed comic trilogy, Bear City 3, Stephen Guarino says that while he’s had more cushy assignments, finishing this series was a labor...

What Happens When Self-Expression Turns Domineering?

Kevin learns that, though interior design can be a wonderful way to let people know who you are, it can also be a way others try to keep you from doing so. I recall learning early...

Dare to Dress Gay: Go Behind the Seams at Rufskin

Does This Look Gay to You? The founders of unapologetic clothing brand Rufskin talk loving men’s clothing and each other. Fifteen years ago, Hubert Pierre Pouches and Douglas...

Leslie Jordan Spills the Tea on His Favorite Roles

You know him as the Tammy Wynette obsessed cross-dressing gay inpatient from the Sordid Lives series. Karen Walker finally met her match when she was confronted by his catty...