People We Love

For 15 years, Metrosource’s annual “People We Love” program has recognized the extraordinary members and allies of the LGBTQ community who dedicate time to philanthropy, raise awareness about LGBTQ rights and culture, and model all-around excellence.

Who Won the “Legendary NYC Drag Queen We Love” Slayletto?

The votes are in, and you’ve chosen one fabulous queen to join this year’s list of People We Love. We started with seven entertainers —all deserving of the accolade...

Randy Rainbow – People We Love 2018

There have been gay comedians, and there have been internet sensations, but no one has put the two together in quite the sweet/tart way that’s made Randy Rainbow a national...

People We Love 2018: Lambda Legal

Founded in 1973, Lambda Legal is the national advocate for the LGBT community. “We are your lawyers,”  they like to say.  “From six offices across the country,...

Cameron Esposito: People We Love 2018

Those familiar with the comedy scene will recognize Cameron Esposito from years of doing stand-up and creating opportunities for others to do so in events like Put Your Hands...

Dr. Evan Goldstein – People We Love 2018

Dr. Evan Goldstein intended to become a cardiac surgeon, do well by doing good and call his career a done deal. Get People We Love announcements right to your inbox Email...

People We Love 2018: The Creative Team Behind “Pose”

The category is ’80s Ballroom Realness! To celebrate Pose, Metrosource spoke to Janet Mock, series producer and director, and Steven Canals, series co-executive producer and...

People We Love 2018: Brandon Voss

As the visionary behind Voss Events, Brandon Voss has a keen instinct for what will rock a Manhattan crowd — and LGBTQ revelers in particular. Some of that ability is a learned...

People We Love 2018: Rupert Everett

“I’ve always been openly gay. I’ve always been out and about in clubs. I’ve always been very interested in stories featuring gay characters for myself to...

Lypsinka Might Have Invented Modern Drag

Lypsinka dishes on her fellow queens and what NYC was like back in the day. We spoke with the Legendary Queen to find out what she thinks of being nominated and how the LGBTQ...

People We Love 2018: Michael Musto

“When I first came out, I thought I’d be warmly welcomed into the community – didn’t happen. When I started my Village Voice column in 1984, I assumed...

People We Love 2018: Leo Preziosi, Jr.

It was after reading an article in Metrosource about the challenges facing LGBTQ youth that Leo Preziosi, Jr. founded Live Out Loud. And it was at this year’s Live Out Loud...

Joey Arias Thinks her Fellow Nominees are a “Bunch of Nuts.”

The Legendary Queen still loves them anyway. You’d be hard pressed to find a more legendary NYC queen who has done it all than Joey Arias. Joey has been performing drag...