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.

Aja: The Queen on the Scene of Drag Race All Stars 3

RuPaul’s fanbase will forever love Aja for the fearless and fierce death drop she executed flawlessly earlier this season. But there’s more....

There’s No Medal for What Gus Kenworthy Won for LGBT People Worldwide

Not many will ever know how it feels to medal at an Olympic Games. Fewer still will know what it’s like to stand in the glare of a global media swarm. Gus Kenworthy knows...

Best LGBT Events in NYC for February 22-28, 2018

Looking for things to do this week in Greenwich Village, Midtown, the Upper West Side, here’s our roundup of the best LGBT events in NYC for February 22-28, 2018: Thursday,...

Everything — Including the Kitchen Sink

How do you design a place for creating culinary masterpieces, cleaning up afterwards and all the moments in between? Start with a dream and find the reality. Most artists prefer...

Two Gay Candidates Are Competing in Kansas to Defeat an Anti-Gay Republican

This is happening in Trump’s America. Two gay men are independently vying to become the first openly gay members of the Kansas Legislature....

Chi Chi DeVayne Does Donald Trump Up in Drag: Face the Ugly Truth

Tabasco isn’t all that’s hot and saucy from Louisiana. When we caught up with Shreveport native and All Stars 3 contender Chi Chi DeVayne, gurl was on fire....

Best LGBT Events in NYC for February 16-21, 2018

Our roundup of the best LGBT events in NYC for February 16-21, 2018. For many, a live stage version of Frozen is a dreamsicle come true. But there’s a bounty of fun in and...

Stand-Up Comic Bill Hicks Was Made for Stardom, and Then . . .

Kevin avidly follows the career of a comic that he’s sure will leave his mark on the world of comedy — until he’s unexpectedly derailed on his path to stardom. Since I’ve...

Gay Athletes vs. the Trump Administration: Kenworthy Is Winning the Media War

What an Olympics it’s shaping up to be, as several gay olympic athletes have already won medals, and none of them is backing down from the anti-gay Trump regime. Fireworks...

John Lloyd Young: A Young Voice, an Old Soul Takes the Café Carlyle Stage

Tony Award-winning crooner John Lloyd Young brought a Goodfellas bonhomie to the Café Carlyle Tuesday night, and his audience couldn’t have loved it more....

A Flirty and Dirty Trailer for Deadpool 2 Has Fanboys Swooning

Remember all those Daddy/boy jokes about Batman and Robin, or the Ambiguously Gay Duo from SNL sketches? Get ready for the real deal....

Barack and Michelle Obama Return to D.C. for Ceremonial Portrait Unveiling

Former President Barack Obama and ex-First Lady Michelle reappeared in Washington D.C. yesterday to preside over the unveiling of their official portraits....