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Sherry Vine Has No Plan B

Why should you vote for Miss Vine? We asked the always-entertaining drag queen Sherry Vine how she felt about being part of our 2018 People We Love celebration, and she offered...

30 LGBTQ Golden Globe Nominations Worth Applauding

What lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer projects and performers are worth rooting for among the announced 2018 Golden Globe nominations? We take a look at how the...

5 Queer Things in Melissa McCarthy Drama “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”

Much has been said about the fact that Can You Ever Forgive Me? is a sharp turn toward drama for comedy queen Melissa McCarthy, but you may be surprised to learn that this...

How I Accidentally Slept with a Gay Catholic Priest

Can you outrun your childhood? Possibly not, I realized after a brief tryst in Louisville. There on a press trip, I bumped into the cutest guy I’d seen in quite some time....

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...

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...

This Is What It’s Like to Escape Your Own Dinner Party

I decided to shake up my party-throwing routine, and the result was a culinary catastrophe. Fêting Ready I love being a host. Perhaps it’s easier to love when you throw...

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...