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.

HHH: Neutrality Faces House, Witherspoon’s Lesbian Tennis Doc, Queer Pols’ Primary Victories

Net neutrality survives, Reese Witherspoon’s Martina Navratilova documentary, and will a “blue wave” spill over into good news for the LGBTQ community? Neutral,...

HHH: Is NYFD Anti-LGBTQ? Simon Director Goes Gay Again, and a Bohemian Preview

A prospective NY firefighter sues after he was fired — a week from becoming a full-fledged member of the force. Plus: A first look at Malek as Freddy Mercury! Where’s the...

From Russia with Hate: Bianca Del Rio Talks about . . . Bianca Del Rio

Roy Haylock made movie headlines when Hurricane Bianca became one of the great sleeper comedies of the last several years. Now, he’s back — as Bianca. Metrosource:...

HHH: Trump’s Anti-Gay CDC Pick; Trans Ban in Court; OK Shuns LGBTQ Parents

The Oval Office occupant takes heat over his pick to lead the CDC, while his ban of trans troops gets pushed back by the courts, and Oklahoma goes anti-gay parents. Redfield Red...

HHH: Hunky Hustler Shocks Cannes; Scouts/Mormons Split; Austin Bomber’s Grindr Secret

Was the Austin bomber gay? An actor talks onscreen nudity at Cannes; and the LDS and Boy Scouts call their bromance off forever. Closeted Bomber He was on Grindr. Investigators...

HHH: Backstreet’s Back, All Right! Plus, Ryan Murphy Gives Back and Andrew Garfield Goes Off

It’s a Wong Fu nod from the Backstreet Boys, Ryan Murphy gives back to the LGBTQ community, and Angels in America star Andrew Garfield cracks up over Ru. Sweet and Spicy One...

Where No Band Has Gone Before: Zachary Quinto Leads The Boys to Broadway

Although he wasn’t even born when Boys in the Band was first staged 50 years ago, this touchstone of gay culture still resonates for Zachary Quinto — as an actor and...

Sam Smith Prays, Love, Simon Gets a Brother and Midterms Examined

Progressives waiting for Donald Trump’s repudiation since November 2016 now look to the midterms. Plus Sam Smith returns, and Netflix puts a “questioning” teen...

Fashion Challenge? Met. New Madonna? Check. Tovey in Skivvies? You Bet.

Fierce fashionistas fought for the limelight at last night’s NYC Met Gala, nearly upstaged by a surprise appearance from the Queen of Pop.That, and more in Happy Hour...

Bobby Kennedy for President: Netflix Ressurects a Lost Hero

Fifty years ago, he was behind in the presidential race. He hadn’t even served a whole term in the Senate, and in Oregon became the first Kennedy ever to lose a primary. Yet...

What Trump Hath Wrought: Another Gay Suicide Note, Another Death in the Family

Gay youth pastor Peter Delacroix woke up over the weekend to find that a teen he’d counseled had decided enough was enough. He rushed to the boy’s house, but was too...

Tinseltown Goes Gaga, Texas Goes Head Over Heels, and Ex-Gays Go it Alone

Already a hitmaker as Lady Gaga, Stefani Germanotta is now getting rave reviews for her work in A Star is Born. Plus More Headlines! She Lives for the Applause It’s the...