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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...

Who’s in the Cast of “Drag Race: All-Stars” Season 4, and Who Will Win?

Who are the queens returning to RuPaul’s runway December 14 on VH1 for a chance for glory in Drag Race: All-Stars Season 4? We predict who will slay and who will sashay away...

Matchmaker, Matchmaker – Grant Wheaton and the Focus on Quality over Quantity.

How an Actor Became One of the LGBTQ Community’s Premiere Matchmakers. When Grant Wheaton moved to NYC as a young man to pursue his acting dreams, he didn’t expect to...

“Why Vote?” with Carmen Carrera, Betty Who and Parson James

In this video, performers Carmen Carrera, Betty Who and Parson James weigh in on why it’s so important to vote. Carmen Carrera was a contestant on the third season of...

I Wrote the Anonymous NYT Editorial. And So Did You, LGBTQ America

Who wrote the anonymous editorial in The New York Times claiming to resist Donald Trump’s worst impulses? I did. And so did you. The evidence that the President of the...

What Every LGBTQ Person Needs to Know about Pride This Year

For the first time since the gay rights movement began, to borrow a phrase from the last Star Trek movie, we live in an era where “the frontier is pushing back.” When...

LGBTQ Rights Means Winning Republicans to Get around Trump

Equality is under siege in places where bathroom laws and so-called “religious freedom” initiatives have taken root. Here’s how to change that: Republicans will...

Steam Room Sex: Yea or Nay?

I see a lot of gay men making fun of a story about a guy suing Equinox for not enforcing it’s supposed “zero-tolerance” policy about inappropriate behavior, in...

Why the LGBT Community Should Care About MLK’s Assassination Fifty Years Later

Turning on the TV was the first thing my best friend and I would do after walking through the door after school. Fifty years ago tonight, we learned Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had...

Eye Candy Republican Antonio Sabàto Jr. Disavows His Gay Film History

We put it to you: Should you love Antonio Sabàto Jr. or hate him? I mean, we’ve all made mistakes. Does that also mean we are, or aren’t hypocrites?...

In a #MeToo era, Are We Allowed to Keep and Share Tom Daley’s Nudes?

The 75th Golden Globes ceremony hosted recently made rounds in the news, not only for its honoring of the best in television and film, but because of a rallying support by...

You Won’t Believe What Oprah’s Speech Did to the Far Right

Conspiracy cheerleader Alex Jones wasted no time jumping on the possibility that Oprah Winfrey might challenge his Dorian Gray doppelgänger Donald Trump in 2020....