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Opening Act – Celebrating the World’s First LGBTQ Mariachi Band

Sing it with us now: musicians have swagger! Ever since Elvis gyrated his bedazzled hips, we have been swooning to the symbiosis of melodies and machismo. But if you automatically...

Karl Schmid – Beyond the Red Carpet

You may recognize on-camera journalist Karl Schmid from his coverage of the Oscars on ABC’s On the Red Carpet, or you may recognize him from the 1st ever televised broadcast of...

Retiring While Inspiring: Lorri L. Jean’s Labor of Love at the Los Angeles LGBT Center

In September of 2020, it was announced that the Los Angeles LGBT Center would begin its search for a successor to CEO Lorri L. Jean who, at the time of retirement in July of 2022,...

Out Wrestler Anthony Bowens is Body-Slamming Preconceptions

Let’s put all the stereotypes on the mat: we assume male athletes are toxic, aggressive louts who simmer in self-loathing until it erupts in assault under the guise of sport,...

Gregory Matthew Rodriguez’s Sweet Life in Baketopia

Baking challenge shows have become the rage with ratings high for shows like The Food Network’s Baking Championship franchise, Netflix’ The Great British Bake Off and even...

Forever Proud: Luke Evans

Fans may recognize Luke Evans as the mighty Apollo from Clash of the Titans or the virile Zeus from Immortals. Given this mythical cinematic lineage, the openly gay actor’s...

Matthew Richardson – Spinning a Message of Tolerance

Matthew Richardson’s journey has followed a circuitous path. For the former Cirque du Soleil performer, you might even say literally, having mastered the art of spinning on the...

Misha Osherovich Talks New Movie ‘Freaky’, Eating Disorder & Comes Out Again

This COVID experience has made most of us sit at home and hang out with no one else but ourselves.  Alone without the distraction of social life and social pressures, we have no...

Muscles in Motion: The Photography of Luis Alberto Rodriguez

The human body is an adult playground. Every sinewy protrusion invites you to climb aboard and explore new vistas, culminating in the joyful liberation of both the subject and the...

Teddy Geiger Takes a Bite of the Spotlight

Representation matters. In an era when so many people want to silence our queer voices, Teddy Geiger has emerged as an openly transgender singer-songwriter who just snagged a...

You Got Served (and Protected)

Payback is a b-word. When Charmaine McGuffey worked in the Hamilton County Ohio Sheriff’s Department, she faced discrimination on a daily basis. Her boss, Jim Neil, oversaw a...

A SENSE OF COMMUNITY

Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art provides a queer cultural hub in New York City. Laura Raicovich has spent her career at the intersection of art, community, and social justice, so her...