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.

Does This Cookie Make Me Look Skanky? China Says No to Call Me and PULSE Trial Tribulations

Step away from the Thin Mints! Conservatives launch a campaign against Girl Scouts cookies with the claim that they promote “abortion and promiscuous sex.” Scouts...

Flatscreen Films, PULSE Bombshells and Icons Remembered

A new platform for LGBT cinema arrives, startling revelations about the PULSE mass murderer’s family emerge in court, and iconic martyrs speak from beyond the grave. The...

ABC Correspondent Karl Schmid Comes Out as HIV Positive, Not “Unclean”

Karl Schmid, a gay TV reporter working for ABC’s Los Angeles affiliate, came out for the second time when he revealed over the weekend that he’s also poz....

Happy Hour Headlines: Trump’s Trans Ban, BenDeLa Creme, and Craigslist Says “No” to Hook Ups

You can think twice about finding Mr. Right Now on Craigslist; Plus BenDeLaCreme pens an amazing manifesto and 45’s Trans ban now sadly becomes U.S. government policy. Trans...

Happy Hour Headlines: A New Queer TV Series, A Lesbian Cleans House, and Manson . . . More Popular Than Gays?

NYC’s queer club culture gets a series from the folks behind Gaycation, A Senate leader is out and proud, and Manson gets a sweet sendoff from homophobes....

What Gus Kenworthy Brought Back from the Olympics is Greater than Gold

Metrosource’s exclusive interview with Olympian Gus Kenworthy on his Olympic experience, goals for the future and that unforgettable kiss. After bringing home a silver medal...

Happy Hour Headlines: American Horror Story News, Queer Country and What the Austin Bomber Left Behind

Producer Ryan Murphy confirms cast members returning to American Horror Story; we queer up your country, and shocking details left behind by the Austin bomber. Happy HorrorDays...

Researchers May Have Discovered a “Gender Identity” Gene

Genetic variants that may help determine gender identity have been identified, adding fuel to the fire that gender is not a “choice.” According to a press report first...

Save While You Thrill to Another Amazing Season with the LA Philharmonic

Whether you’ve never seen the LA Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, or you’re a diehard patron, this season promises to be the most exciting yet. Right now the LA...

Happy Hour Headlines: Why You’re Gay, Plus Videos from Bianca and Drag Race

Bianca del Rio returns with a sequel to her sleeper hit film, the real reason you’re so gay, Adam Rippon gets asked on a date on live TV, and more....

Comic John Oliver Takes Pence Down the Rabbit Hole With a Bunny Book Parody

Sunday’s episode of Last Week Tonight with comedian John Oliver took the Veep to the woodshed and didn’t turn him loose until he’d been properly (albeit...

Happy Hour Headlines: Cynthia Nixon for Governor? Judy Garland: A Star is Reborn

It’s a storyline so outrageous that Carrie Bradshaw would have loved it: Sex In the City star Cynthia Nixon says she’ll run for governor of New York....