Metrosource-editor Author

Lesbian Moms, Sperm Donors, and the Myth of the Essential Father

For as long as I can remember, I have known that I was the child of a sperm donor. At age two, my two loving mothers explained that our family was different from the norm-that my...

Stepping up Their Game: A New A Tequila Reaches for Top Shelf Customers

Tequila gets a bad rap. many people are only familiar with its lower quality iterations — pounded punishingly as shots or mixed into syrupy sweet margaritas made to mask the...

Birth of a Funny Girl: A New Streisand Book Celebrates “Becoming Barbra”

Hello, gorgeous! while la streisand is rightly praised for her extraordinary voice, over the course of her career she’s also inspired many a photographer with her unique beauty...

Steam Room Sex: Yea or Nay?

I see a lot of gay men making fun of a story about a guy suing Equinox for not enforcing it’s supposed “zero-tolerance” policy about inappropriate behavior, in...

Binge-Watching Dystopia: Handmaid’s Tale Returns on April 25

After their first season had its cast and creators dashing up and down podiums to collect awards (including Emmys for Elisabeth Moss, Ann Dowd and Alexis Bledel), Hulu’s...

I Kissed Him in the Parking Lot, and I’ll ‘Never Be the Same’

I first heard Camila Cabello’s song “Never Be the Same” while scrolling through my Facebook feed. I was taking a break from my graduate thesis project. The project has been...

GLAAD Media Awards: Finding Reasons to Celebrate in the Age of Trump

If pop culture enthusiasts have an equivalent to college Basketball’s March Madness, it’s Awards Season — the heady time when organizations from the Hollywood Foreign Press...

Finding a Great LGBT-Friendly Therapist or Counselor in NYC

Are you looking for a therapist or counselor in the New York area that specializes in LGBT issues, a practitioner sensitive to the social stigma that LGBTQ people face, such as...

Tribeca Film Festival Promises More Inclusion, More Visual Thrills

The 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival is back in New York City from April 18-29th. Founded in 2001 by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, and Craig Hatkoff in effort to help rebuild...

Finding an Outstanding LGBT-Friendly Lawyer in New York

Need an attorney? The LGBT community faces a unique set of challenges. Whether you’re looking for an attorney to handle estate planning, litigation, discrimination against...

Gentlemen Can Now Find Each Other On a New App: Chappy

Gone through all of Grindr? In a tiff with Tinder? You can take your search for Mr. Right (or Mr. Right Now) to Chappy, a gay dating app whose goal is to bring decorum back to the...

Surprisingly Small Homes Innovate to Let the Outdoors In

Homeowners today are increasingly forgoing McMansions in favor of more intimate, innovative living spaces. With economic complications and other outside factors in mind, these...