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How Far to Push: an Interview with Designer Gideon Mendelson

Gideon Mendelson talks about creating rooms that respect clients’ needs and identity — but also push their boundaries. “People come to me thinking they want a look,”...

Hal Sparks Interview: From Queer to Eternity

He made LGBT history playing Michael Novotny on Queer as Folk. Now, in this Hal Sparks interview, Hal talks with Paul Hagen about his continued support of gay rights, his career...

In Music and in Life, Ani DiFranco Has the Best of Both Worlds

Twenty albums into an unprecedented career, the singular singer-songwriter shares how she crafts her music...

Cheyenne Jackson Shows His Support and His True Colors

One of the brightest lights in this “People We Love” issue is undoubtedly Cheyenne Jackson. Not only has he come into his own as a serious dramatic actor. He’s...

PBS Set to Air Armistead Maupin Documentary New Year’s Day

SXSW Audience Award winner The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin, directed by Jennifer M. Kroot,...

Behind the Beard: SCRUFF’s Johnny Skandros Speaks

How a self-confessed introvert reinvented himself — and in the process changed the way men connect with each other around the world. Not all superheroes have a secret identity,...

Truth Time: Johnny Skandros Talks About Creating “Woof”

Johnny Skandros, a.k.a. Johnny Scruff, is a bundle of personality well segmented into public and private personas. Both are authentic mind you, but one is the gregarious beefy...

Steve Grand: Let’s Hear it for the Boy, But Watch the Hands, Willya?

Steve Grand is used to the idea that some find him as appealing for his looks as for his music. He’s always gracious and happy to pose for photos after the show, as he...

What Drives Alexis? The Drag Race Contender Tells All

Drag Race season nine’s “Broadway Queen” dishes on her unique road to Ru. Alexis Michelle is a New York-based drag performer who placed fifth in the most recent season of...

Dare to Dress Gay: Go Behind the Seams at Rufskin

Does This Look Gay to You? The founders of unapologetic clothing brand Rufskin talk loving men’s clothing and each other. Fifteen years ago, Hubert Pierre Pouches and Douglas...

Pam Ann Brings Comedy Show to the Gramercy in “Touch Trolley, Run to Galley”

On July 8th, Pam Ann returns to NYC for one-night-only in her brand new 20th anniversary show, Touch Trolley, Run To Galley. “I’m thrilled to be back in New York to celebrate...

Michael Airington Discusses Playing Paul Lynde

As the 1970s recede into history, it’s hard to recall that back then, stars like Freddy Mercury, Rock Hudson and Liberace worked hard to keep their sexual identities hidden. But...