4 reasons why banning Bachelorette Parties from gay bars is wrong

The Frivolist  Grand diva RuPaul recently weighed in on the persistent issue of how we're supposed to feel about bachelorette parties in gay bars, with...

Vaporizing Stonewall

Commentary I'm writing about an issue that sheds new light on a subject we all think we know: Stonewall.  Earlier this week, my husband Jason,...

The Chechnya and Russian Nightmare

Commentary No doubt channeling the late Adolph Hitler, President Ramzan Kadyrov of Chechnya, has established what amounts to concentration camps for gays, filling them...

An unwelcome competition between black Brits and African Americans

Commentary This year's Oscars were the most diverse in history. With six nominations for six African American themed films, and at least 10 black actors...

The fight is still not over

Editor's Letter During President Obama’s administration, we saw hate take a back seat to love, and we saw the end of “don’t ask don’t...

Dump the acronym

Casting Aspersions LGBTQIWXYZ ... where does it end? The unpronounceable acronym our movement has saddled itself with is patently absurd and it gets more...

Four ways today’s love is changed

There was a time, in a white-dominated, male-regulated, tone-deaf, Protestant version of America, when "love" was patient and kind, not envious, boastful, or proud....

F**K  St. Patrick

Casting Aspersions  Here it is, St. Patrick’s Day yet again and millions of people will be wearing silly “leprechaun” hats and drinking green beer in...

Is hypermasculinity the “new drag” of Black Men?

RuPaul, the glamazonian drag performer who has made an international name and career for himself as “a living Barbie doll” has said that “we...

Creep of the Week: Peter LaBarbera

Hair is a very charged and political thing. It has been since, well, forever. For example, a colleague of mine once called the mullet “the...