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10 Outrageous Things Said on Alright Mary.

A lively chat on Drag Race, Coco Peru, SAGE, John Waters and Senator Lindsay Graham’s appearance at a Bushwick queer party. Metrosource editor, and one of Google’s...

40 Years after His Death, What Would Harvey Milk Say about LGBT Equality Today?

This week marks 40 years since the assassination of San Francisco City Supervisor Harvey Milk and Mayor George Moscone. We wonder: what would Milk — who gave his life to make...

Penny Arcade Strolls down Memory Lane in New Stage Show

Raconteur Penny Arcade is back onstage December 6-8 with The Faghag & Her Friends in The Summer of Love, a new work in development at the Baruch Performing Arts Center...

How to Be a Gay Daddy 101 – Part 1: Know Yourself, What You Seek and Who’s Looking for You

Being a gay Daddy has its perks, but also presents a set of challenges that make it perfect for some and undoable for others. So let’s talk about the assumptions, the...

He Found Me 20 Years After We Met in Gay Youth Group

Thanksgiving makes me think of the people we gain and lose along the way, in particular a long lost-friend from a gay youth group who promised to keep in touch and did – two...

How My High School Reunion Reacted to Me Coming Out

After being outed by my girlfriend and insulted my classmates and, I still dared to attend my high school reunion – and was surprised by their reaction when I came out as...

“Bohemian Rhapsody”: Did it Neuter the Gay out of Freddy Mercury?

The LGBTQ community is none too happy with Bohemian Rhapsody, and the way it distorted and downplayed the sexuality of Queen frontman Freddy Mercury. But the film was helmed by...

“Notorious RBG” Gets the SCOTUS Judge Her Own Gallery Exhibit

Ruth Bader Ginsburg famously said, “I’m not queen . . . I’d rather be notorious.” And so it is that the Supreme Court Justice — now convalescing at home...

Donald Trump: Check out the Rainbow Wave Wagging a Finger at You

CNN pundit Van Jones was among the first to call yesterday’s midterm elections “a rainbow wave,” rather than a predicted blue wave of Democratic victories....

One Woman Wonders: Can You Be Muslim and Lesbian at the Same Time?

My name is Nzee, I am from Pakistan living here in United States for the past four years. I was born Muslim and I’m proud to call myself Muslim. But I can’t deny the fact...

Did I Understand Consent as a Young Gay Man?

In light of recent high-profile allegations of sexual abuse, I can’t help but wonder if I even understood consent when I was a young gay man living in 1990s New York City. You...

Wed in the World: Change Is Gonna Come. . . or Is on the Way

The latest on marriage equality around the world. Equality approaches for three iconic islands. Costa Rica Their supreme court recently lifted the ban on same-sex marriage, and...