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This Is What It’s Like to Miss Your Estranged Mom on Holidays

Two years this Thanksgiving marks the last time I “saw” my mother. By this I mean a cousin put my rather bewildered mother – who does not care for technology – on...

It’s a Little Bit Funny: This is Elton John in His Own Words in “Me”

Maybe Elton John is trying to clear the haze surrounding his life after last summer’s Rocketman painted such a psychedelic portrait of the pop star. And while...

This Is the Way 1990s New York Club Kids Actually Dressed

If Jake Shears’ memoir Boys Keep Swinging was a love letter to the glory days of Manhattan night life at the turn of the century, New York: Club Kids by former club kid and...

Photographer Cindy Sherman: This is What Made Her Click

What better way to observe International Lesbian Day than to reconsider the work of photographer Cindy Sherman? Her work — entirely self-portraits in which she can assume any...

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Drag Between Two Covers

“Drag: The Complete Story” is just that. Simon Doonan’s new book is a crash course on the latest in drag trends — and a return to where it all began. Doonan...

These Are 9 Books That Will Make Gay Men Feel Better

When they’re in a bad mood, some people can eat, drink or Netflix themselves back to happiness. But if you’re a gay man looking to get out of a funk, these are nine...

Wait No More: Lesbian Poet Kaitlyn Finn Publishes “I Wrote This 4 u”

Sponsored Content Poet Kaitlyn Finn grew up in a small town in Washington State, and at the time it wasn’t “okay” to be out. “It’s gotten a lot better now,”...

Here’s What Makes Fire Island Unforgettable

Many beach towns that still attract and welcome the LGBTQ community began as secluded artists’ colonies in the last century. But in Fire Island: Photographs ($50, Glitterati...

When Porn Is the Family Business? Make a Doc about It

Circus of Books was much more than a hardcore adult bookstore; it was a piece of history. It was also a rite of passage for many young gay men in the era before the internet made...

New American Recipes from the Nation’s Top Foreign-Born Chefs

A Place at the Table: New American Recipes from the Nation’s Top Foreign-Born Chefs Edited by Gabrielle Langholtz & Rick Kinsel; Prestel Press; $40.00 Despite rabid...

This Is What It’s Really Like to Be a Working Actor

When Metrosource said I could invite any famous writer I wanted to interview me about my new book, Working Actor, the choice was obvious: I asked myself. Your Biggest Fan What an...

This Is What Sotheby’s Big Gay Pride Auction Will Look Like

What better way to celebrate love and LGBTQ representation in art than sending it home with the highest bidder? BENT. is an art exhibition and auction presented by Sotheby’s....