Seth Ruggles Hiller is a rising New Jersey artist

JERSEY GAY ARTISTS SERIES Talent, dedication, and passion make up the artist. Seth Ruggles Hiler is a perfect example of when these qualities come together in...

Siren Baroque: a celebration of the Female

Siren Baroque an all female troupe performed at Drew UniversityAs the myth goes, the severed head of Orpheus (resting upon his lyre) floated into the Mediterranean Sea, landing upon the shore of Lesbos. It was there that it sang the songs which taught the women the secrets of sexual pleasure. Many in the audience felt the same way on April 5 when Siren Baroque performed at Drew University. 

A rainbow community grows in Newark

No garish floats, just a brave contingent who gathered to cap off a week’s worth of activities with Newark-Essex Pride Coalition’s first ever gay...

Are you an original? Find out who wins on Saturday

Enter the contest to be the most original Stoli Guy on August 3 at Paradise in Asbury Park. Gay Cities has teamed up with Stoli and Out In Jersey magazine to find someone that is passionate genuine and original. You could represent New Jersey in the worldwide competition for Stoli Guy! To find out more about the contest, to enter to win or just to see what it is all about go to www.gaycities

The Divine Miss M talks boys in heels, bullying, and ‘bittersweet’...

More than 30 years have passed since Bette Midler made her screen debut as a rocker with a self- destructive drug habit. The film, 1979's The Rose, turned the Hawaii native's dreams, and her nights performing for half-naked gay men at a New York City bathhouse, into a legendary and undeniably influential career in music— the title song is one of her biggest hits— and in film.

This is a masterpiece of field research on early gay Los...

BOOK REVIEW - Pre-Gay LA, by C. Todd White Todd White's detailed history of the earliest days of the modern gay liberation movement in...

SHOW REVIEW – Amadeus at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

Director Joe Discher's glittering interpretation of Amadeus represents yet another ringing triumph for the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey. It is a testament to...

Biography about Arthur Rimbaud is fascinating

BOOK REVIEW - Rimbaud: The Double Life of a Rebel The novelist, essayist, and memorialist Edmund White has written an excellent introductory biography of Arthur...

This play will transport you to another time and place

theatre review Director Stephen Fried and the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey create stage magic with their production of Shakespeare’s All’s Well That...

AIDS Day 2007: Understanding the symbolism of World AIDS Day

Our Youth, a Jersey City LGBTI youth organization, held its annual World AIDS Day celebration in December. The AIDS is a Drag, Wrap it...