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People We Love: Janelle Monáe

Provocative, singular and impossible to copy, model/actress/singer/songwriter Janelle Monáe took her career to new heights this year. She entered the public arena as a...

Thanks to Activists Like Laverne Cox, Trans Visibility is Greater Than Ever

The 21st century has seen an explosion of trans visibility, thanks largely in part to activists like Laverne Cox (pictured). But this vibrant part of our rainbow community has...

Where to Eat: Our Favorite LGBT-Friendly Chelsea Restaurants

The Breslin The Spotted Pig folks are behind this vintage-rustic restaurant in NoChel’s Ace Hotel. British-inspired fare is egg-centric at breakfast and meat-and-terrine heavy...

“Queen” Marks the First Album in 4 Years from Hip-Hop Diva Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj Queen (Young Money / Cash Money Records) The hip-hop diva’s first release in over four years is also her strongest and most expansive to date. On “Chun-Li”...

Best Hell’s Kitchen Gay Friendly Restaurants

New York City nightlife is among the best LGBTQ scenes in the world, and it extends well beyond old school gay neighborhoods such as Chelsea and the West Village. For example,...

LCMA Presents “Outliers and American Vanguard Art” in November

LACMA will bring the lauded exhibition Outliers and American Vanguard Art to its galleries starting November 18. The project explores pivotal moments when avant-garde artists and...

ClexaCon Celebrates LGBT Characters from Comics to Film in London

Comiccon, dragcon, ramencon: it seems like today there is a convention for almost everything. Still, we couldn’t help but take note of something which bills itself as...

Are Your Ready for Another Season of “Crazy Ex–Girlfriend”?

REAL TALK: The third season of the CW’s critically acclaimed Crazy Ex–Girlfriend took the show from fun-crazy (impromptu-risk-taking, truth-bending, instagram-stalking) to...

“A Star Is Born”: Is Gaga As Good as Streisand . . . or Garland?

First came Judy’s. Then came Barbra’s. Now, it’s time for Gaga’s. This latest incarnation of A Star is Born will have its debut at the 75th Venice International Film...

Our List of LGBT Friendly Plastic Surgeons in New York

Gay men are increasingly comfortable turning to plastic surgery to look and feel their best, whether they’re in need of solutions like Botox or fillers, skin-freshening...

All-Natural Unisex Mists: Sensible Scents For Men and Women

In a world where hidden chemicals seem to lurk everywhere, fall for all-natural mists from Highborn. Not only do they have a wonderful fragrance — like stepping into the...

“1000 Tattoos” Will Help You Think Ink By Checking Out the Best of the Best

Once considered the purview of sailors and criminals, tattoos have increasingly become nearly ubiquitous in Western Culture. (There’s even a reality competition show about it...