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.

NYC’s Best LGBT Friendly Piano Bars

Piano bars are often hit-and-miss outside New York City. We’re spoiled here, in that there are so many of them, you get to choose. Some venues lean more on musicals....

Season 2 of Queer Eye Promises More … of Everything

Season 2 of Queer Eye promises more of everything, now that the series has successfully moved from cable to Netflix. What new boundaries will “the Fab Five” — Bobby...

AT&T Partners With the Trevor Project to Curb Teen Suicide

Communications Goliath AT&T is putting money behind a message this Pride Month, as they announce a million-dollar donation and a multi-year partnership with The Trevor...

A Star Is Born Again, with Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga

Here’s your first look at the third remake of A Star Is Born, and one thing you can say about it from the preview: it’s not playing safe. This is, of course. the third...

An NYC Sex Party Promoter Explains Why He’s Charging Bottoms Double

You may be used to seeing a sign declaring “Tops Half Off” at H&M, but how about at sex clubs? “Anonymous,” a Brooklyn-based sex party that produces...

Review: Boys in the Band Asks Gays, “Are We There Yet?”

This new Broadway production of The Boys In the Band is much more than history reimagined. Surprisingly, Mart Crowley’s play — now getting a 50th anniversary all-star...

Supreme Court Sides with Anti-Gay Colorado Baker in Wedding Cake Case

The Supreme Court, in a 7-2 decision Monday morning, set aside a lower court ruling in Colorado against a Denver baker who refused to create a same-sex wedding cake. The ruling...

Pose: Ryan Murphy’s Latest Series — and Greatest TV Triumph

Pose is part drama, and part tribute to those LGBTQ stalwarts who kept their dignity and passion to push through the very harrowing 1980s. The FX series is the last of Ryan...

Tickets Still Available for This Weekend’s Broadway Bares AIDS Benefit

Broadway’s best will turn the other cheek for one night only Saturday night on Fire Island, as an assortment dancers strip for charity. THIS EVENT HAS PASSED More than two...

Does Your Gay Slang Knowledge Reveal Your Age?

Trick? Chicken? Chicken Hawk? Basket? As it turns out, gay slang is just like any you’ll find in the pop culture mainstream. Take the quiz. If you were to suggest a rap...

Banned Non-Comformist Valedictorian Takes His Graduation Remarks Offsite

A gay Kentuckian decided that having his valedictory address banned by officials at his Catholic school wasn’t going to stop him. Christian Bales, a gender non-conformist...

Roseanne Reboot Cancelled after Star’s Racist Tweet

Mere hours after the spitstorm caused by a tweet from star Roseanne Barr, ABC has pulled the plug on what had been a successful reboot. The fracas is more evidence of the...