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Here’s a Rainy Day Gay Rom-Com: “Sell By”

Sell By is a gay romantic comedy with modest ambitions that nevertheless lives up to its potential. It’s entertaining, but not game changing. The film stars Scott Evans and...

These Are 17 Films on Netflix with Full Frontal Male Nudity

We live in a society that’s fixated with putting female nudity on display. So it’s always a surprising pleasure when cinema offers us a tantalizing glimpse of the male...

Here’s What Makes Fire Island Unforgettable

Many beach towns that still attract and welcome the LGBTQ community began as secluded artists’ colonies in the last century. But in Fire Island: Photographs ($50, Glitterati...

Get Lost in the World of Dali’s Gay Protégé in “Heavenly Bodies”

Director Vishnu Dass took audiences on a magical mystical journey in his documentary about Steven Arnold, the eccentric gay artist who was a protégé and befriended surrealist...

Sean Hayes Exclusive: On Coming Out, Will & Grace, and Playing God

Last night NBC announced that the reboot of Will & Grace has been canceled. But just a few weeks before the show got its second life (and almost exactly three years ago),...

Are These the Best Gay Anthems Ever?

Queer fans have loved pop anthems since “Over the Rainbow” and likely before. Long before Lady Gaga sang “Born This Way” and MacLemore’s “One...

Welcome to “Nevrland”: A Film with All the Feels

Outfest LA: If you like your existential angst set against a techno soundtrack, Nevrland offers both. In his first acting role, Simon Frühwirth makes an impressive debut. As...

This Is How Les Ballets Trocadero Stay en Pointe Year after Year

We visit the world’s premiere drag ballet company just as an alum’s Drag Race success garners them fresh attention. The arts of Ballet and drag share some surface...

When Porn Is the Family Business? Make a Doc about It

Circus of Books was much more than a hardcore adult bookstore; it was a piece of history. It was also a rite of passage for many young gay men in the era before the internet made...

From the Silver Screen to Your Flatscreen: Here’s the Latest in Gay Cinema

At the beach, you’ll want to curl up with a good book. But later, how about a trip to the movies, or a stay-at-home night with a glass of wine and something to provide All...

“The Queen”: What Drag Looked Like When it Was Still A Crime

The Queen offers a glimpse into a world seldom seen. Back in 1967, drag was still a diversion only seen at the end of America’s darkest alleyways. Yet, here it is, in a...

Let These Divas Make Your Playlist for Summer 2019

Carly Rae Jepsen is no one-trick pony; Madonna can still stir controversy; and Dionne Warwick serves up some vintage soul. Madonna Madame X (Interscope Records) On the diva’s...