Columnists and Letters

Read op-eds, thoughts, reflections, and opinions on LGBT subjects and life in general.

DIARY: Red Carpet Blues

Wade finds that covering the red carpet isn’t quite the glamorous gig he’d envisioned — then, along comes a legend with some very good advice....

FROM ROB: Acting Within the Lines

The first academy awards were handed out 87 years ago. Though much has changed since then, at least one thing remains the same: We’re still handing out awards to “Best...

POV: The Last Laughs

When he can’t bring himself to tell a fellow comedian to call it quits, Eddie learns that kindness and love aren’t always the same....

FROM PAUL: Waiting for It

About a year ago, I sat down with the publisher of Metrosource and told him I was thinking of using my editor’s letter to propose to my boyfriend Justin....

FROM ROB: Introducing Our "People We Love"

The past year has been momentous — for gay rights, as we welcomed nationwide marriage equality, and for Metrosource, as we’ve celebrated our 25th year. But as I look back at...

DIARY: Anything You Dream

Wade had learned to associate Halloween with disappointment; little did he know, the glittering costumes he dreamed of were just a few decades away....

Interrupting Uncle Joe

Nothing makes it feeL like the holidays more than a tradition, and when I was growing up, part of my holiday tradition was a big family gathering at the home of my Uncle Joe and...

Introducing Our Holiday Entertaining Issue

As I say goodbye to the dog days of summer, I find myself looking forward to temperatures dropping and putting on my jacket, and my thoughts turn to spending time at home with...

DIARY: Judged by Their Covers

Wade gives us a look inside the world of book design, including some very good reasons why we should not judge a book by its cover....

I’m No Angel

Steven is recruited to cause a stir at an awards show but ends up learning that the fashion world can be a difficult place to make a statement....

All That and a Tub of Fruit

The greatest design challenge I ever faced was a work- intensive, logistical nightmare, and it was utterly my fault....

A Different Drummer

It’s easy to think of Gay Pride as a destination, but Steven recalls discovering that — like a fine piece of luggage — you can take Pride almost anywhere. Whoever said “I...