Columnists and Letters

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

Election 2016: Here's Your Spoon Full of Sugar, America

No one gets everything they want in an election, ever. But with many expressing concern about America’s desire for equality and inclusion, there’s actually much to be...

FROM ROB: This Year, the People We Love Are Fearlessly Themselves

I’m so pleased to feature andy cohen on the cover of this issue of Metrosource as he celebrates the release of his new book Superficial: More Adventures from the Andy Cohen...

POV: Attitude Adjustment

Lawrence has a habit of complaining about experiences others would love to have — until life hands him a startling reminder to enjoy every minute....

DIARY: Father and Son Take the Ride of a Lifetime

After a lifetime of saving as if disaster was just around the corner, Wade finally splurges on a dream car and gives his father the ride of his life. My father had a strict...

Where’s My Wonderland?

A few years ago, my fiancé Justin and I decided to get out of town for a snowy long weekend. Our destination was Lake Placid, scene of the 1980 Winter Olympics. I pictured us...

What Happens After Orlando? Solidarity, Commitment, Perseverance

There’s no denying that in recent years we’ve seen amazing progress in our community: the end of officially sanctioned discrimination against gays in the military, the legal...

PTown Diary Day Three: It's Raining Men

The atmosphere grows as thick as the crowds as the day of Carnival approaches. You’re either working on your costume, working on your tan, or working on your next...

DIARY: The Palm Springs Surprise

Wade and Gary try to remain sane as their attempts to transform their new home are met with infestations and other frustrations....

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...

DIARY: Like Lucy and Desi

When the world is your office, balancing life and work can present unique challenges — but it can also lead to some very special moments....

POV: Out Here on My Own?

Lawrence discovers the joys of going his own way when it comes to exploring the world; just don’t call it traveling alone. “You’re traveling alone?” I’m often asked this...