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TOM OF FINLAND – The Official Life and Work of a Gay Hero

Tom of Finland (born Tuoko Laaksonen, 1920–1991), was an iconic and ground-breaking artist who rose to cult status in the international queer community and beyond for his work...

Drag Out the Vote with Phi Phi O’Hara 

1 out of 5 members of the LGBTQ community is not registered to vote and for the upcoming election, we ain’t having it!  100 million did not vote in 2016, and youth voter...

Experience a Taste of Liberation!

Los Angeles LGBT Center Opens Retail Café in Hollywood Excitement is brewing in Hollywood at the corner of Santa Monica Boulevard and McCadden Place with the opening of the Los...

We Need To ‘Say Something’ About Kylie’s New Video

WE LOVE IT! It’s camp, sparkly and existentially Kylie! Could this new video be a nod to her Aphrodite album, which was released 10 years ago. The glittery visual for...

Broadway Bares: Zoom In

Stream of Broadway Bares: Zoom In Raises $596,504 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Produced by and Benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Tens of thousands of fans...

Yes, You Can Be an HIV Ally

We all need to do our part to end HIV stigma. By Desiree Guerrero When beloved Queer Eye star Jonathan Van Ness revealed (in their bestselling memoir Over the Top: A Raw Journey...

Shantay you stay, EH?

Start your engines because Canada’s Drag Race is racing your way This year has turned out to be the year of Drag Race, and who can complain, what with stay at home orders...

Pride Month 2020 Will Go Down In History

After landmark ruling for LGBTQ workers is made The news has been quite dreary lately, but that all changed today June 15th during Pride Month when the Supreme Court said that...

RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 5

VH1 “ru-vealed” the queens sashaying back to the runway to compete in the fifth season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars.”  Viewers will get a chance to see their...

NYC DELIVERY DINING AT ITS FINEST

Grubhub, Doordash, Ubereats. Food delivery and take-out is expanding and there are many restaurants in New York offering these options, including many finer dining spots that you...

I’m a Beautiful Black Queen Living With HIV, Not Stigma

By Porchia Dees I am a Beautiful Black Queen Living with HIV. It has taken a long time for me to come to terms with that statement, because the concepts of beauty and HIV...

Free Yourself

A music and wellness event in Costa Rica invites attendees to reconnect with the essence of their humanity and embrace the power of self-acceptance. By Megan Venzin Ten years ago,...