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Photographer Nicholas Contrera Documents New York City's Genderqueer Scene

Phillip M. Miner | Posted 06.11.2015 | Gay Voices
Phillip M. Miner

Nicholas Contrera and I recently met for a beer on the patio of a queer dive bar in Brooklyn. Almost immediately after sitting down he started telling me about the projects he has in the works: a photo series capturing genderqueer night life personalities, and his spread in this year's NYC Pride guide. I know that passion is very present in his work.

This Celebrity Fashion Photographer Is Turning The Lens On Queer Luminaries

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 06.07.2015 | Gay Voices

Celebrity fashion photographer Roger Erickson will open his new solo show next week featuring protraits of the queer movers and shakers of our time. ...

Here's Your Alternative Guide To LGBT Cinema To Stream This Pride Season

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 06.04.2015 | Gay Voices

What films will you be watching this Pride season? Streaming service Fandor just announced its "Alternative Guide to LGBT Cinema," an interactive o...

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.

JamesMichael Nichols

It's Finally Here: NYC's First Annual Porn Film Festival Has Arrived (NSFW)

HuffingtonPost.com | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 02.27.2015 | Gay Voices

It's finally time for the first annual New York porn festival, which kicks off Feb. 27 in Brooklyn's Bushwick neighborhood. Last November we brough...

What Does It Take To Make A Long-Term Relationship Last?

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 02.23.2015 | Gay Voices

In an age where immediate satisfaction and self gratification seem to permeate our culture, what does the long-term relationship look like in 2015? ...

Katherine Brooks

LGBT Museum Celebrates The History Of Censorship, Because Why Not (NSFW)

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.02.2015 | Arts

Offensive. Irreverent. Lurid. Debased. Risky. Obscene. Indecent. Degenerate. Vulgar. Debauched. Depraved. Lewd. These are just some of the words criti...

Go Inside The World Of Gay Erotic Manga And The Men Who Make It

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2015 | Gay Voices

Are you ready for one of the most comprehensive anthologies of Japanese gay manga available in the English language? "Massive: Gay Erotic Manga And...

New Film Explores Queer Experiences That Don't Always Make It Onto The Big Screen

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.27.2015 | Gay Voices

A compelling new film is in the works that takes a look at two very different types of queer experience. "JOHNNY" is the story of a young male pros...

Could This Artist Be The Next Tom Of Finland?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.08.2014 | Gay Voices

The Tom of Finland foundation just announced the winner of their 10th Emerging Artist Competition. According to a statement sent to The Huffington ...

A Poignant New Film Explores The Nature Of Identity

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.03.2014 | Gay Voices

A powerful short film hit the web this week that explores the nature of identity across the queer spectrum. Called "Emma," the two-minute short com...

Narong Tintamusik Paints Porn, and No One Can Believe the Result (NSFW IMAGES)

Phillip M. Miner | Posted 01.26.2015 | Gay Voices
Phillip M. Miner

I stumbled across him on Instagram, and the longer I watched the work he was producing, the more I realized I had to profile him immediately. I sent out some screen shots of his work to past interviewees, and everyone was blown away and couldn't believe he's only 23. I got in contact with him and interviewed him, and it's my pleasure to introduce to the world Narong Tintamusik.

New Drama About Two Queer People At Crossroads In Their Lives In The Works

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.22.2014 | Gay Voices

A new drama is in the works that takes a dramatic look at the lives of two queer people at crossroads in their lives. Called "Retake," the film fol...

Do You Hate Everybody? These Gays Guys Do Too, And It's Hilarious

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.27.2014 | Gay Voices

What's it like to be somebody that hates everybody and everything? That may be a bit of an exaggeration, but we all at least have parts of ourselve...

Coming Into Your Queer Identity... At The Spa?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.21.2014 | Gay Voices

The coming out process is complicated and unique for everyone -- especially when there are familial or cultural tensions involved. What can the ex...

Exploring The Human Condition -- And Sex -- Through Experimental Film

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.07.2014 | Gay Voices

From the creator of award-winning film "Shabbat Dinner" comes "Lily in the Grinder," a "kaleidoscopic film about existence, sex, death, and time set t...

RuPaul And Drag Queens Offer Response To Facebook 'Real Name' Policy

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.25.2014 | Gay Voices

It looks like the Facebook "real name" policy is here to stay -- and artists and performers from all over the globe are not happy about it. Over th...

Thai Photographer Creates Stunning Portraits Of His Girlfriend, A Transgender Woman

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.02.2014 | Arts

Thanks to the semi-magical invention known as the camera, viewers glued to their computer screens can gain intimate access into spaces, times, and liv...

JamesMichael Nichols

Exploring Brooklyn's 'Drag Explosion' Through Film

HuffingtonPost.com | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 09.24.2014 | Gay Voices

In late 2013 and early 2014, HuffPost Gay Voices Associate Editor James Nichols spent six months exploring the explosion of drag culture in northern B...

LOOK: Love Is Alive In These Photos Of LGBT Couples

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.20.2014 | Gay Voices

A new book of photographs that documents and tells the stories of enduring relationships within the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) comm...

'So You Think You Can Dance' Breaks Its Routine By Going Gay, And We Love It

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 08.29.2014 | Gay Voices

"So You Think You Can Dance" is show that runs on physical skill and sexual chemistry, but up until now, that chemistry's been pretty heterosexual. ...

What Does It Mean To Be Seen As A Queer Person?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.20.2014 | Gay Voices

What does it mean to be seen -- and visible -- as an out and proud queer person? Visibility and a shifting cultural consciousness surrounding any c...

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...

Are You The Next Tom Of Finland?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.11.2014 | Gay Voices

The Tom of Finland Foundation, which preserves and promotes the legacy of the iconic gay artist, is returning with its Emerging Artist Competition, an...

A Compelling Look At Queer Black Identity In Post-Apartheid South Africa (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.05.2014 | Gay Voices

A compelling new exhibit has hit the Ryerson Image Centre that addresses representation of queer, black female identity and its place in relation to p...