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Announcing the 10 Reclaiming My Pride Finalists

“Reclaiming My Time” – Congresswoman Maxine Waters With the recent Supreme Court judgment on Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, it’s no...

Is the LGBTQ Community Still Using Facebook?

Months after Facebook users were incensed when a political consulting firm gained access to their data, has the LGBTQ community decided to quit Facebook? Since it was revealed...

Vancouver’s Queer Arts Festival Celebrates 10 Years of Boundary-Pushing Art

Dare to be challenged. Risk being changed. That’s the motto behind Vancouver’s Queer Arts Festival. The festival marks its 10th anniversary this year, with DECADEnce as the...

Same-Sex Marriage? Keep up with the Latest with Our “Wed in the World”

Good news for Costa Rica and miss America but trouble in the Cayman Islands and Georgia. Plus: same-sex wedding songs! Alabama Miss America 2005 Deidre Downs married girlfriend...

Fashion Legend Charles James Revealed in “Portrait of an Unreasonable Man”

Charles James: Portrait of an Unreasonable Man | By Michele Gerber Klein; Rizzoli International; $37.50   Considered one of the most influential fashion designers of the 20th...

An NYC Sex Party Promoter Explains Why He’s Charging Bottoms Double

You may be used to seeing a sign declaring “Tops Half Off” at H&M, but how about at sex clubs? “Anonymous,” a Brooklyn-based sex party that produces...

David Hockney Returns to Form and LACMA with “Two Portraits”

David Hockney: 2 Portraits and 1 Still-life first opened at London’s Royal Academy in 2017 and has since traveled to Venice and Bilbao, but LACMA will be its only U.S. showing....

West Hollywood Memorializes the Plague with a New AIDS Monument

Once upon a time, a gay and glamorous city was struck by a terrible plague; this is how we never forget. As AIDS cases rose in the early 1980s, regions like New York City, San...

Want to Eat Al Fresco? So Do We. Read Our Tips to Dining Outdoors in Style

As the weather warms up, our thoughts turn to dining — and living — outside. So we turned to two New York design firms on a search for secrets to creating successful outdoor...

Outspoken, Uncompromising: Meet Activist Christine Quinn

From City Council Speaker to mayoral candidate to outspoken activist and advocate, Christine Quinn has spent her career waging war on the status quo. We sat down with her to...

DIARY: Hurting My Pride?

When a book event ends up overflowing with fans of his partner Gary, Wade is left wondering: How come no one showed up to root for him? BY WADE ROUSE On a recent book tour, I...

Ready to Buy a Home? Not until You’ve Read Our Step-By-Step Checklist

Becoming a homeowner can seem daunting. But you can start by asking the right questions. the thought of buying a house can be anything from exciting to dispiriting. The decision...