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People We Love: Brian Rafferty Shares His TRADE Secrets for NYC Nightlife

They took risks, defied expectations, spoke out, redefined cool and made us proud to call them members and allies of our community....

Think Pink: Topping Our List of People We Love for 2017

They took risks, defied expectations, spoke out, redefined cool and made us proud to call them members and allies of our community. P!NK Why is P!nk topping this year’s list of...

The People We Love: Who — and Why They Made 2017 Memorable

For over 15 years, it’s been a Metrosource tradition to end the year with a salute to a select group of People We Love. From a list of nearly 100 candidates, we carve out a...

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...

Canadian PM Trudeau Apologizes for Historic Homophobia

It’s big news in the age of Trump when our neighbor to the north apologizes for the mistreatment of its LGBT citizens....

Welcome to Shania Twain 2.0 with a New Album, Now

Shania Twain NOW (Mercury Nashville) On her first new studio album in 15 years, the top-selling female country artist ever exudes confidence, grace and strength....

No More Tours? No Worries. A New Cher Musical is Broadway Bound

An all-stops-out extravaganza based on the life of singer, actress and superstar Cher is in the works, with plans to bring the musical bio to New York in the fall of 2018 after a...

Dragapella Group Kinsey Sicks Continues the HIV Crusade

Long before cofounding the hilarious dragapella group The Kinsey Sicks, Ben Schatz was crusading for the rights of people with HIV and AIDS. Fresh out of Harvard Law School, Ben...

Never Can Say Goodbye: Remembering A Lover Lost to AIDS

I always think about my previous partner of eight and a half years a great deal around this time of year. He died of AIDS-related cancer on October 23, 2000 at the age of 40....

“Torch Song” Brings Fierstein’s Classic Back to the Stage

We talk to Moisés Kaufman, deft examiner of LGBT life through theater, as he brings a landmark play by Harvey Fierstein back to the stage. Emmy and Tony-nominated director and...

Lexie “The Hair Diva” Washington: A Trans Single Mom Making a Difference in Detroit

Ahhhh, the city of Detroit. It has seen its share of hardships and struggles. In recent years,...

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,...