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.

Ask Daddy: This is Why I Hate the Way Gay Men Chat Online

Ask Your Daddy is an advice column for LGBTQ readers with questions relating to sexuality, morality, coming out or navigating relationships. And always remember, the best advice...

This Week’s Best LGBT Events in New York City

Looking for gay things to do in New York? Whether you’re looking for drag shows, parties talks & lectures, film screenings, theater, or art exhibits, Metrosource has got...

Sharing Secrets: Behind the Scenes with the Ladies of “Pose”

On an overcast and blustery spring day in New York, filming  continues on the fourth episode for Season 2 of Pose. A warehouse the size of a city block contains most of the world...

This Is How Rufskin Makes Sexy Gay Clothing

The founders of unapologetic clothing brand Rufskin talk loving men’s clothing and each other. Sending Shock Waves Fifteen years ago, Hubert Pierre Pouches and Douglas Coats...

This is How You Can End AIDS — and Look Fabulous in a Red Dress

If you’re looking to make a difference in the fight against AIDS, take some advice from the late David Bowie: Put on your red dress, then spin your blues away. You’ll...

Wait No More: Lesbian Poet Kaitlyn Finn Publishes “I Wrote This 4 u”

Sponsored Content Poet Kaitlyn Finn grew up in a small town in Washington State, and at the time it wasn’t “okay” to be out. “It’s gotten a lot better now,”...

Ask Daddy: This is How to Pick Your Identity in the Gay World

In our weekly advice column, Ask Gay Daddy, Kevin responds to a young adult who knows what he likes, but isn’t sure what role suits him best. Dear Daddy, I’m writing...

What Made Peter Berlin Famous? It’s All About the Package

Gay sex symbol Peter Berlin may be the first man to understand personal branding in the modern sense. Some say he created the selfie. He was born in German-occupied Poland in 192...

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

Gay 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 update...

This Is What We Know about the 1973 Gay Bar Arson That Killed 30

In 1973, a New Orleans gay bar called Up Stairs was set ablaze by an arsonist, and the resulting fire killed 32 people. Decades before the PULSE nightclub massacre took 49...

LGBTQ in LA? Here Are the Top Five Places You Need to Visit

Los Angeles is a sprawling metropolis, and its easy to get overwhelmed. But if you can spare a weekend, you can get up to speed on the city’s multi-culti LGBTQ past — and...

Daddy Says: This is Why Your Gay Friends Can Be So Nasty

In our weekly advice column, Go Ask Daddy, Kevin grapples with the snark and cattiness that gay men often display, and how to deal with those comments when you become their...