Kevin Perry Author

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s Empowerment!

Your father traveled vast distances to arrive in America and eventually embody its dream. Your mother worked tirelessly her entire life to seek the truth no matter where it hid....

Hotlanta, Indeed – The Men of Elska Atlanta

The majority of media is structured around conflict. Can the two beautiful lead characters learn to love one another? How will the hero escape that burning building? Why is Ben...

Opening Act – Celebrating the World’s First LGBTQ Mariachi Band

Sing it with us now: musicians have swagger! Ever since Elvis gyrated his bedazzled hips, we have been swooning to the symbiosis of melodies and machismo. But if you automatically...

Gay Policeman Wins $2.2 Million Lawsuit vs. State of California

They terrorized him. They jeopardized his life. They ridiculed him. They were cops… and so was he. Jay Brome recounts decades of abuse at the hands of his fellow officers....

Scared Un-Straight: Must-Watch Horror Movies for Halloween Month

It was a dark and stormy night. The one-armed camp counselor pounced from behind the gravestone, removed his blood-soaked mask, and uttered the two most horrifying words known to...

Safety Not Guaranteed – Texas Students Stage Walkout to Support Queer Teacher

Adolescence is an emotional minefield. Insecurities erupt at seemingly random intervals, upending any temporary sense of “normalcy” and creating the need for support and...

In Sickness and in Health – Hero Donates Kidney to His Husband

You’re lying in a hospital bed, weak and confused. As you struggle for resilience, you open your bleary eyes, searching for a lifeline. Whose face do you see? Maybe it’s a...

Happy ‘Dads’ Day – The Photography of Bart Heynen

The world places limitations on all of us. From an early age, we are told what we can and can’t do, who we should be, and how we should behave. These obstacles are especially...

Go Commando! Shapely Shorts and Swimwear to Show Off Your Assets

We may date ourselves (severely) with this reference, but do you remember those Grey Poupon commercials from the 80s? Two rich white men ride in luxury through the British...

Restoring Honor to the Dishonored – Gay Veterans to Receive Full Benefits

Discrimination carries immeasurable costs. When we fail to empower our best and brightest, we do so at our own peril. Case in point: the disastrous “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”...

Smile High City – Colorado Governor Gets Married

Yes, we admit it: queer life is a non-stop rollercoaster of glitter, glam and gorgeous same-sex rendezvous. There’s never a dull moment, unless you consider disco naps to be...

Building an LGBTQ Legacy – Lego Gets Queer

Homophobes are like a broken record (playing Kid Rock). They’re always spouting the same tired drivel: But what about the children? Bigots think that kids shouldn’t be privy...