Columnists and Letters

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

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...

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 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...