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.

Live An Elegant — and Surprisingly Affordable — Life in a Bed-Stuy Townhouse

Bedford-Stuyvesant is experiencing a renaissance, and perhaps the best way to know that’s true is to look into the neighborhood and actually see what kinds of properties are...

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...

It’s Cher and Cher Alike in Broadway’s Dark Lady Tribute “The Cher Show”

Forget about turning back time. Turn in your gay card if you don’t love one Cher era or another. The Cher Show is the new Broadway musical peering into the life of a pop...

How To Be a Gay Daddy – Part 2: Finding the Right (Adult) Boy for You

The Daddy/Boy dynamic may seem relatively new in current gay culture, but intergenerational relationships are a tale as old as time — both heterosexual and homosexual. The first...

“Boy Erased”: Why Joel Edgerton Couldn’t Put This Story in Anyone Else’s Hands

Joel Edgerton has been seen in roles ranging from Star Wars to A Streetcar Named Desire. He’s now the writer, director and one of the stars of Boy Erased, the buzzworthy new...

Greece: A Holiday To-Do-List in Christmas Destinations

If you’re looking to create memories this holiday season, consider the lasting impression of a trip to Greece – the vacation of lifetime that can combine bustling metropolitan...

Gift Guide 2018: Plug Your Ears with the Best Earbuds on the Market

Until now, even the best earbuds could only hint at detail and resolution, as well as highs that don’t sound shrill or tinny and lows that don’t distort. Campfire...

Is Shawn Mendes Gay? The Singer Tells All — But Not What You’d Expect

In a new Rolling Stone profile, pop star Shawn Mendes gives the most revealing look into his sexuality yet. He’s been grappling, he says, with what he refers to as...

40 Years after His Death, What Would Harvey Milk Say about LGBT Equality Today?

This week marks 40 years since the assassination of San Francisco City Supervisor Harvey Milk and Mayor George Moscone. We wonder: what would Milk — who gave his life to make...

How I Accidentally Slept with a Gay Catholic Priest

Can you outrun your childhood? Possibly not, I realized after a brief tryst in Louisville. There on a press trip, I bumped into the cutest guy I’d seen in quite some time....

Penny Arcade Strolls down Memory Lane in New Stage Show

Raconteur Penny Arcade is back onstage December 6-8 with The Faghag & Her Friends in The Summer of Love, a new work in development at the Baruch Performing Arts Center...

How to Be a Gay Daddy 101: Know Yourself, What You Seek . . . and Who’s Looking for You

Being a gay Daddy has its perks, but also presents a set of challenges that make it perfect for some and undoable for others. So let’s talk about the assumptions, the...