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.

Police Arrest a Suspect in Sunday’s Gay Bashing in Brooklyn

Police have made an arrest in the savage beating of two men in Williamsburg, NYC authorities confirmed Wednesday. Brandon McNamara, a 25 year-old Queens resident was arrested...

“Laramie: A Legacy”: Here’s What You Missed — and Need to Know

Laramie: A Legacy was a theatrical event like no other. Monday night’s staged reading of The Laramie Project was intended as benefit for the Matthew Shepard Foundation and...

A Childrens’ Book On the Stonewall Riots? Yes, That’s On the Way

A new children’s picture book about the Stonewall riots will be on shelves and in bookstores by April 2019 — just in time for the 50th anniversary of the uprising. Not...

Coco Peru on “Trick 2”: It’s Big, It’s Beautiful, and You’re Gonna Love It

Drag entertainer and monologist extraordinaire Coco Peru talks about her writing process, Lady Bunny, and whether the torch she carries for Trick still burns. Before there was...

Top 10 Guys Whose Sense of Style You Can (and Should) Follow

Guys with style always catch the limelight. But how do you push the envelope without feeling like you stick out? Fashion heroes always find a way. Let’s face it: the best...

5 Memorable LGBTQ Moments at the 2018 Emmy Awards

The 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards promised they would deliver a more diverse awards ceremony, but how did they do when it came to LGBTQ representation? In a night that saw many jokes...

Comic Jaye McBride Breaks Through the Trans Barrier at Broadway Comedy Club

Comedienne Jaye McBride has been named the first transgender comic to be passed into regular rotation at Broadway Comedy Club. While trans comics have long performed at nightspots...

“Fairy Tale Theatre” Presents Life Lessons — For Adults Only

Fairy Tale Theatre 18 & Over is bound to strike a chord with anyone who recalls Fractured Fairy Tales cartoons, Avenue Q or Pee Wee’s Playhouse. The show opens tonight...

NYC Playwright’s “The Other Day:” Getting Over Sexual Orientation

The Other Day pushes back against the notion that gay and straight couples face different challenges. And it does that deft little dance while avoiding bumpersticker aphorisms...

The Legacy of Mark Bingham Lingers 17 Years after His Heroic Death on 9/11

Entrepreneur, rugby player, gay man: Mark Bingham was known to friends, family and co-workers as a lot of things in his short life. Today, he’s remembered across the globe...

I Wrote the Anonymous NYT Editorial. And So Did You, LGBTQ America

Who wrote the anonymous editorial in The New York Times claiming to resist Donald Trump’s worst impulses? I did. And so did you. The evidence that the President of the...

HealthSherpa Guides the LGBTQ+ Community From Wilderness to Wellness

HealthSherpa was founded in 2013 on the belief that healthcare should not be politicized, but instead is a fundamental right rather than a privilege. The organization began in San...