Columnists and Letters

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

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...

Pride Town

Wade remembers his first visit to Provincetown, where a chance invitation allowed him to glimpse a future he hadn’t begun to imagine. My first-ever morning in Provincetown, I...

Other Kinds of Gay

Gay can be a tricky word — and not just because the ignorant still use it like a schoolyard taunt. Though I suppose anything enjoyed by gay people could “be gay,” I...

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...