Info for young LGBT writers into being published

Harmonious HeartsHarmony Ink Press is calling on talented young writers 14-21 years old to submit their short story to be considered in their next anthology volume. Those authors selected will be paid $25-55 for submissions.

Ferras is the first artist signed by Katy Perry’s new label

Ferras EP cover 2014Ferras is the first artist to be signed to Katy Perry's new label. His self-titled EP demonstrates why. The first single "Legends Never Die" (with a helping hand from Perry) is breathtaking, and based on the remainder of the EP, Ferras has a long career ahead of him.

Mistress of the Seas

Mistress of the SeasOut of the Broomcloset.

What would New Jersey be without its coastline? What would it be without the varied forms the sea takes along it? From placid bays and inlets to pounding surf, New Jersey does indeed "got it."

Leo and Aries folks are radiant this summer

leoMy Stars:

Leo (July 23-Aug 22):

You generally thrive in the summer, and these next two months follow that trend. You and those Aries folks seem to be as fit as (fill in the blank). Your radiance makes us want to wear sunglasses whenever we're around you (the better to steal discrete peeks).

LGBT innovators, visionaries, & heroes honored at TrevorLive benefit

Wanda Sykes 2012On Monday, June 18, 2014, Wanda Sykes hosted TrevorLIVE New York, which honored YouTube sensation Tyler Oakley, business powerhouse Goldman Sachs, and Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington, who Jane Lynch lovingly referred to as a "true champion" while on the red carpet.

Summer dreams & midnight screams

Out In Jersey Editor Sam MartinoEditor's Letter:

For many people, summer means spending time with family, going on vacation down the shore, taking road trips, or going to camp with friends. But for many LGBT youth whose parents have disowned them, summer will be another sweltering season with no place to go and no one to turn to.

Seer Farms is positively perfect

Prince William at Seer FarmsAllow Out In Jersey to introduce two cats currently residing at Seer Farms in Jackson, NJ, who have experienced their own form of stigma. Despite being delightful, fun, loving animals, Casey and Prince William are sometimes shunned by prospective adopters because they are FIV+ cats.

“Diamonds to Dust” will tell the tawdry story of actress Jayne...

Diamonds to Dust's star Hailey Heisick as Jayne Mansfield. Photo by Alan-Joseph.Frank Ferruccio is a gay writer, actor and talent agent who was born and raised in the Princeton area of New Jersey. He has written two books, "Diamonds to Dust' and "Did Success Spoil Jayne Mansfield?" both based on the turbulent and tawdry life of Actress Jayne Mansfield.

Jason Walker remakes iconic track and runs with it

Jason Walker 2014Since he hit the stage in New York City with "My Life", Jason Walker has been one of the premier voices in dance music. He came rushing back to the dance charts this year with a cover of the Taylor Dayne classic "Tell It To My Heart" (along with the legendary Bimbo Jones).

A natural born icon and still “as new as tomorrow” Dolly

Dolly PartonDolly Parton is a natural born icon, and has continued to be a person who loves everyone without passing judgment. "It's no one's place to judge. God loves us all and people know that I'm open and accepting. When you get older, you really reflect and look back, you know?"