Like most people, I've been watching the Jussie Smollett story unfold with an increasing sense of dread. When the news of the attack first broke, it was terrifying. It felt like the mounting hostility … [Read more...] about After Jussie, We Cannot Be Shamed Out of Supporting Victims
2018 has been a year of incredible firsts for the LGBTQ community including the first openly gay Winter Olympic medal winners Gus Kentworthy and Adam Rippon. Yance Ford is the first transgender man to … [Read more...] about What Happens When We Run Out Of Firsts?
After a week on our latest Atlantis Events cruise, meeting incredible new friends from around the world and having the time of my life, it was a Facebook post that helped me realize why these … [Read more...] about A Temporary Paradise: Why I’ll Take Every Atlantis Gay Cruise I Can Into My Golden Years
"It’s 2015. Why does this still matter? Does anyone even care anymore?" If that’s your general response when some new public figure announces to the media that he or she is gay or lesbian, I … [Read more...] about Why It Matters That Gus Kenworthy Came Out
The Interplay is a special biweekly column exploring the intersections of sex, pop culture, and current events. Steve Grand is right about us, the gay press, and about us, consumers of … [Read more...] about Steve Grand is Right About Our Fixation On the Male Body, But It’s Not Going Away
74 Million and counting… Today, July 3rd, is the 34th anniversary of that first New York Times article announcing a strange cancer found in 41 homosexuals. Thirty-four years. Think about this. … [Read more...] about WE DEMAND A CURE!