The Lens

MJ Rodriguez – star of POSE – earned a place in television history with Emmy Award nomination

Pose star Michaela Jae “MJ” Rodriguez has earned her first Emmy Award nomination, making history as the first transgender actor to earn a nomination in a leading role...

Always Bet on Progress: Nevada Crowns the First Transgender Miss USA Contestant

The concept of role models seems quaint. Celebrities often fall short of our expectations, athletes succumb to human foibles, and our recent political leaders are festering...

Team DC raises awareness, promotes diversity, and trounces homophobia on the field and off.

Sex and sports have a lot in common. They both involve sweaty bodies mingling in a choreographed display of athletic prowess and physical satisfaction. And afterward, you can...

Judges Table Set for Season Two of “Canada’s Drag Race”

Hold on to your beavers! World of Wonder and Crave announced today the judge’s panel presiding over season two of Canada’s Drag Race, and there’s a new Fab Four in town,...

Emitt More (More, More!) Photography

Adoration can quickly become obsession. We spill a lot of ink – both literal and digital – describing the queer form, but photographer Emitt More boils down our smoldering...

TikTok star raises big tip for gay server after being left nothing but pamphlets by “religious” diners

When we break bread, we also build bonds. The pandemic deprived us of the opportunity to gather for brunch, dinner, brunch, lunch, brunch, and other gay meals like brunch....

Drop the Mic: Meet the Queer Valedictorian Who Would Not Be Silenced

“As I was saying…” Such a simple sentiment, yet what a profound impact. Bryce Dershem was delivering his valedictory speech at the Eastern Regional High School commencement...

Sesame Street Introduces a New Family with Two Gay Dads to the Neighborhood

Nature and nurture perform an endless waltz within our souls. Were we truly born this way or do we owe our fabulosity to parents, guardians, and our adopted/extended queer...

STOLI® VODKA Celebrates PRIDE 2021 with Harvey Milk Global Collector’s Edition Bottle 

Stoli® Vodka and The Harvey Milk Foundation have launched the limited stock Stoli® Harvey Milk Global Collector’s Edition Bottle, featuring art from Paraguayan artist Oz...

The Trevor Project Gets a 350% Rush in Traffic Thanks to Carl Nassib

We get it: football players are hot. Exhibit Gay… View this post on Instagram A post shared by ManLover (@humpdayismyfavoriteday) And while we hit the collective showers to cool...

The Abuse Stops Here: Michigan Bans Conversion Therapy

Hate takes many forms. The most overt instances of bigotry are often yelled, but the prejudices that seep into our souls are whispered. Conversion therapy has been a blight on our...

Hate mailer arrested after harassing gay couple for 5 years

If you’re homophobic, you can leave now… OK, now that they’re gone, let’s spill the T: homophobes are dumb! Exhibit A: the perpetrator of a hate campaign against his own...