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.

Sweden Hosts Europride — with Two Host Cities Providing Double the Fun

Europride 2018 in Sweden kicked off to a grand start last Friday in Stockholm, with a wide array of events and activities scheduled throughout the week – including an amped up...

This Week’s Best LGBT Events in New York City

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

Aretha Franklin Leaves Her LGBTQ Fans a Legacy Befitting a Queen

Aretha Franklin was the voice of a generation. But what is the legacy she leaves for her LGBTQ fanbase? It’d be easy enough to say that she, more than any other singer since...

Provincetown, MA: Come for an LGBT Vacation, Stay for the Artwork

Provincetown’s art scene is not nearly as famous among LGBT vacationers as the town’s seasonal events — including their spectacular Fourth of July weekend, Bear...

Ryan Murphy Brings FX’s “Pose” to Ground Zero: Madonna’s 1991 Smash, “Vogue”

Ryan Murphy’s FX series Pose will make a leap in time and land at the very moment ballroom culture went mainstream in America — the month that Madonna released...

Little Leo Noakes Has a Sassy Alter-Ego: Meet 11-Year Old Violet Vixen

Leo Noakes — a.k.a. Violet Vixen — is an 11-year old English lad from Leicester who loves drag the way many kids his age love video games. He’s obsessed. He knows shoes,...

The CW Has Its Lesbian Batwoman: Out Actress Ruby Rose

The CW has cast Ruby Rose, an out-lesbian to play Batwoman in a new DC Comics-based series. will be suiting up as the DC hero Batwoman for The CW, Variety has learned. The network...

LGBT-Friendly Erie, Pennsylvania Opens Its Arms to Visitors and Locals Alike

LGBT-friendly Erie, Pennsylvania is a city with a long and rich history of embracing the belief that diversity is an essential part of what makes a community strong. From...

Alleged Killer Woodward Has Charges Upgraded to ‘Hate Crime’ in Bernstein Murder

Sam Woodward, a 21-year old California man awaiting trial for the January killing of gay 19-year old Blaze Bernstein, now has a hate crime charge added to his indictment. That...

Hundreds of LGBT Candidates Will Appear on Midterm Ballots across Trump’s America

Some 400 LGBTQ candidates will appear up and down the nation’s ballots this fall, according to The New York Times. That, says the piece, is a record number reported by those...

“Trick 2” Will Be A Reality By the 20th Anniversary of the Original

Trick 2, a sequel to the much-beloved gay rom/com of 1999, is in the early stages of pre-production, according to the original film’s director, Jim Fall. Many Trick fans...

Go-Go’s Musical “Head Over Heels” Is Lighter Than Air and Summer Perfect

The Go-Go’s musical, Head Over Heels, isn’t likely to challenge Othello or Death of A Salesman for great insights into the human condition. It’s certainly not...