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Artist Who Chronicled Pop Culture, Fire Island Remembered

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.13.2015 | Gay Voices

Artist Robert de Michiell, who was best known for his pop culture illustrations and Broadway poster art, died on Oct. 12, at his home in New York. He...

Taylor Mac Tackles The History Of American Pop In Brooklyn

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.31.2015 | Gay Voices

Musical and theatrical chameleon Taylor Mac has never been one for convention. Still, the New York-based performance artist, who identifies as ge...

Pop Star Mika Wants To Know 'Where Have All The Gay Guys Gone'?

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 06.01.2015 | Gay Voices

Openly gay pop singer Mika dropped the latest single from his upcoming album this week. The track, "Good Guys," is from the singer's upcoming fourt...

RuPaul, 'Drag Race' Queens And Lance Bass Appear In New Todrick Hall Video

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 05.07.2015 | Gay Voices

Todrick Hall is a star on the rise and has been for quite some time. Now, the vocalist has built a big enough name for himself that he seems to have c...

JamesMichael Nichols

Queer Filmmaker Bruce LaBruce Brings His Controversial Work To The MoMA | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 04.27.2015 | Gay Voices

Bruce LaBruce is one of the most iconic names within the world of queer film. Now the artist is being honored with his very own retrospective at New Y...

Adam Lambert's New Single May Be Just What He Needs To Score Another Big Hit

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 04.21.2015 | Gay Voices

One of our favorite queer musicians is about to be back on top. There are few openly gay singers whose music is both as versatile and mainstream as...

Curtis M. Wong

For This Gay L.A. Photographer, Every Day Is A Getaway | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.14.2015 | Gay Voices

For Los Angeles-based photographer Gray Malin, the best part about travel is how much an adventure can take you out of your comfort zone, thus “deep...

Where Do You Fall On The Spectrum Of Sexuality?

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 04.01.2015 | Gay Voices

Where do you fall on the spectrum of sexuality? We first heard about signer/songwriter Ryan Amador in 2013 when he released his song "Define Me." N...

Controversial Gay Jesus Attacked and Labeled as Blasphemy

Kittredge Cherry | Posted 05.29.2015 | Gay Voices
Kittredge Cherry

Jesus arrives as a gay man of today in a modern city with "The Passion of Christ: A Gay Vision," a controversial series of paintings. The paintings and the new book that I wrote about them have been attacked as blasphemy by conservative Christians. But we refuse to concede Jesus to those who act like they own the copyright on Christ, then use him as a weapon to dominate others.

Meet The Gay Children's Illustrator Who Is Lena Dunham's Lifelong Muse

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.24.2015 | Gay Voices

Filmmaker Matt Wolf says it was a bathroom texting session with pal Lena Dunham that sparked the idea for his new documentary short. Dunham famous...

WATCH: Gay Singer Channels 'The Wizard Of Oz' For New Video

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 02.22.2015 | Gay Voices

Can the tin man learn to unlock his heart? Out musician Kenyth Mogan just released the video for his new track "Unlock Your Heart," which embodies ...

Singer Xavier Smith Discusses Valentine's Day and Singing About Queer Love

Phillip M. Miner | Posted 04.14.2015 | Gay Voices
Phillip M. Miner

February is a busy month for Xavier. The day we sat down and talked, he had just recorded his yearly Valentine's Day song, was prepping for his annual show at Joe's Pub on Feb. 11, was dashing between interviews and photo shoots, and was excited about the release of the new Slow Knights album. After he'd taken a second to catch his breath, we had a nice chat.

Homoground Is Throwing the First Queer CMJ Showcase Ever

Brett Gleason | Posted 12.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Brett Gleason

I approached Homoground founder Lynn Casper over the summer to help fill the gap in what I saw was a lack of LGBTQ representation in what's always been such a great week to check out new artists.

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LOOK: Artist Uses Hunky Male Physique Images To Take Embroidery Somewhere It's Never Gone Before | Noah Michelson | Posted 10.14.2014 | Gay Voices

Max Colby gives new meaning to the word "prick." The 24-year-old artist combines embroidery with images from male physique magazines that were popu...

'Drag Race' Stars Adore Delano, Alaska And Nina Flowers Have A Message For You

Posted 09.28.2014 | Gay Voices

Some of our favorite "RuPaul's Drag Race" queens have teamed up to bring you a message: they look fucking cool and they don't care what you think. ...

Curtis M. Wong

Why Ben Rimalower Thinks Gay Men Have 'The Worst Of Both Worlds' When It Comes To Money | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.11.2014 | Gay Voices

In the acclaimed one-man show “Patti Issues,” Ben Rimalower used his passion for Broadway diva Patti LuPone as the foil to a deeper narrative abou...

Why Rufus Wainwright Doesn't Care If He Has A Gay Fanbase

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.02.2014 | Gay Voices

Rufus Wainwright has been out and proud for years, but says he isn't concerned about having a sizable gay fanbase. The reason? "Gay men have terri...

WATCH: Touching New Music Video Shows Gay Couple Reconnecting After Years Apart

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.19.2014 | Gay Voices

#ThisCouldBeUs... But you playin'. This viral (and hilarious) Internet meme takes on a whole new meaning in Doug Locke's new song and video, titled...

LOOK: Gay Artist's New Series Aims To 'Challenge Conventions Around Masculinity'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.18.2014 | Gay Voices

Ohio-based artist Paul Richmond is hoping to "investigate the construction of identity" and masculinity with his incredible new series, which is set t...

LOOK: Queer Artists Get Their Time In The Spotlight In New Exhibition

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.18.2014 | Gay Voices

"Queer Fellows: A Side Seldom Seen," a new exhibition, will run from Aug. 22-Sept. 4 at The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Mass. It will showc...

Performance Artist To Have Sex With A Different Man Every Day For A Year

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.17.2014 | Arts

Mischa Badasyan is a 26-year-old gay man who sometimes feels lonely and unfulfilled from the sexual interactions initiated by hookup apps like Grindr ...

WATCH: Mary Lambert Spills Her Secrets In Powerful New Video

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Mary Lambert has some secrets to spill. In the queer musician's latest music video, "Secrets," Lambert once again seeks to challenge the patriarcha...

#ColbyDoesAmerica: What Gay Porn Star Colby Keller Is Doing To Change The Art World

H. Alan Scott | Posted 09.07.2014 | Gay Voices
H. Alan Scott

If art is reactionary, and sex certainly causes a reaction, then is porn the most widely spread form of expressionism art in our modern world? Now with #ColbyDoesAmerica, Keller is taking his years blending these two forms of artistic expression into one, asking the question: can porn be art?

Rapper Warren G: Judge Performers By Their Music, Not Their Sexuality

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 08.24.2014 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

When Warren G first topped charts in 1994 with his inescapable hit "Regulate," featuring fellow West Coast rapper Nate Dogg, hip hop was no place for gays. In recent years, that has started to change... slowly.

Vatican-Condemned Art Installation Gets New Life In NYC

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.23.2014 | Gay Voices

A stunning yet Vatican-condemned photo series featuring same-sex couples in passionate embraces inside Roman Catholic churches will get a new life in ...