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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...

Trump/Pence Backlash? New Gallup Poll Finds Americans More Accepting of LGBTQs

More than two-thirds of Americans support same-sex marriage, and half of Americans believe people are born gay or lesbian, according to a new Gallup poll. Yesterday, the venerated...

This Week’s Best LGBT Events in New York City

The LGBT Community’s guide to the best things to do in NYC, including local LGBT events, drag shows, parties, cultural attractions, talks & lectures, free activities and...

Drag Race Season 10 Recap: Miz Cracker’s Confidence in Comedy Cracks

For most of the season, New York comedy queen Miz Cracker has been landing in the middle of the pack. While she’s gotten praise for her quirky Dr. Dill in “The Bossy Rossy...

Hooked Shines a Cinematic Light on LGBTQ Homeless Youth

“It’s a call to action.” That’s how filmmaker Max Emerson described his latest project, Hooked. It’s a dramedy, he’ll say. But one with a...

What’s So Funny? Kids in the Hall Alum Scott Thompson and Lea DeLaria Talk Comedy

It’s a free-for-all as Kids in the Hall’s Scott Thompson and Orange Is the New Black’s Lea Delaria talk comedy, gay rights and the importance of giving offense. Metrosource...

Texas Could Send Lesbian Lupe Valdez to the Governor’s Mansion

Two lesbians are upending the status quo in the Lone Star State, as Lupe Valdez and Gina Ortiz Jones won primary races Tuesday. Imagine: that same residence in Austin that lofted...

10 Teas That Are Good for Weight Loss

Looking to shed a few pounds? Get ready to drink plenty of tea. Humans have been drinking tea since the days of emperor Shen Nung in China around 2737 B.C. In the recent book For...

Ephorize Brings Rap Diva CupcakKe into the Mainstream

CupcakKe Ephorize (Self-released) At just twenty years old, über sex-positive, body-positive Chicago-based rapper CupcakKe (born Elizabeth Eden Harris) has garnered a massive and...

Another Record: Adam Rippon is the First Gay Man to Win Dancing With the Stars

Adam Rippon can now add yet another award to his trophy case....

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