Columnists and Letters

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

Hands: An All-Star Tribute to Orlando’s Pulse Victims

GLAAD and Interscope Records have enlisted an all-star chorus to benefit the shooting victims at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub....

FROM ROB: Our True Colors

This year’s pride issue is one that makes me particularly proud. You’ve got to love Cyndi Lauper, whom I’ve known for many years as a great straight ally of the LGBT...

This Is How a Gay Man Discovered the Joy of Traveling Alone

Lawrence discovers the joys of going his own way when it comes to exploring the world. But he’d prefer you not call it “traveling alone.” “You’re traveling...

FROM ROB: A World Worth Sharing

Metrosource publisher Rob Davis introduces our new issue — the Travel Issue — with an exciting new project....

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...

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. Growing up in rural America, I...

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...

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....

Diverse Challenges

It is certainly an interesting time to be gay. just as we did two years ago, our community will spend the weeks leading up to Gay Pride hoping for the Supreme Court to issue a...