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Queer Artists, Bryson Rand And Vincent Tiley, Discuss Making Art In The Age Of Trump

Phillip M. Miner | Posted 01.18.2017 | Queer Voices
Phillip M. Miner

Our current environment isn't specific to Trump. Artists have been responding to certain, similar political forces that have been in play in this country for a very long time, so Trump is not a new problem.

What This Man Learned From Having Sex With 365 Guys In One Year

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.27.2016 | Queer Voices

Editor’s Note: The following videos may contain content not appropriate for viewing in work or other sensitive environments. Just over two years ago...

The Censorship Monster: Who's Afraid Of A Queer Nipple In The Digital Age?

Slava Mogutin | Posted 08.04.2016 | Queer Voices
Slava Mogutin

So, my question was and still is: what was so offensive about this nonsexual image and what makes a queer nipple (or, rather, documentation of thereof) so dangerous for the Censorship Monster?

Art Of The AIDS Years: What took Museums So Long?

New York Times | James Nichols | Posted 01.06.2017 | Queer Voices

For my generation of American gay men, the AIDS epidemic was a second Vietnam War. It reached us as a rumor and soon revealed itself as a killing fiel...

Artist Creates An Imaginary History Of Queerness From Found Photos

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.06.2016 | Arts

Two women posing for a photograph, hands casually intertwined. Two men donning swim trunks and a lei, their arms draped across one another. These mome...

Photographer, Nicholas Joseph Contrera, Debuts His NYC Series, 'The Children Of Christorpher (St)'

Phillip M. Miner | Posted 07.01.2016 | Queer Voices
Phillip M. Miner

"Many photographers show the darkest sides of life. I don't want to do that. I want to show the strength of my subjects. They are celebrating themselves every day and I'm lucky enough to be able to photograph them."

Seven Queer Porn Stars Who Are Probably Smarter Than You

Jesse Jackman | Posted 05.11.2016 | Queer Voices
Jesse Jackman

As erotic actors, we hear it a lot: "You're so much smarter than I thought you would be!" Unfortunately, many people are quick to associate sex worker...

This Dude Takes Naked Instagram Pics With Burritos and It's Kind of Everything (NSFW)

H. Alan Scott | Posted 05.11.2016 | Queer Voices
H. Alan Scott

There are two things that are a staple of Instagram, food pictures and people wearing next to nothing. Typically the two aren't synonymous, except for in the case of @BurritoFever, where Brooklyn based artist, Charlie Quiroz, combines his two loves, burritos and exhibitionism.

'Mapplethorpe' Documentary Directors Reflect On The Artist And Their Film

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 05.03.2016 | Queer Voices

Almost thirty years after his death, queer artist and photographer Robert Mappletorpe remains one of the most seminal queer influencers to come out th...

Artist Gives Hieronymus Bosch's Classic Triptych A Feminist Makeover

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.18.2016 | Arts

"Art is so often only experienced through looking," artist Caitlin Rose Sweet explained to The Huffington Post. "It's a short pathway from the eyes to...

Dreamy Photo Series Explores The Fragile Complexity Of Masculinity

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.18.2016 | Arts

Warning: This article contains nudity and may be unsuitable for work environments. The tired phrase "Boys will be boys" is often used to excuse the i...

These Psychedelic Crochet Cartoons Celebrate All Things Queer

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.08.2016 | Arts

I want to beach the way Frostina beaches. Do you see him up there, the crocheted wool figure, legs propped open to expose a genderqueer, psychedelic r...

Robert Mapplethorpe's Queer Legacy Is Honored With A New Film

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.08.2016 | Queer Voices

A new documentary is slated for release that takes an intimate look at the life, work and legacy of queer artist Robert Mapplethorpe. Called "Mappleth...

Where Are They Now: Past Winners Of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Reflect

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.08.2016 | Queer Voices

In 1993, RuPaul gained international fame when the club kid and drag queen launched his hit single "Supermodel of The World." Almost a quarter of a ce...

Meet The First And Only Man To Ever Publicly Come Out In Nigeria

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.29.2016 | Queer Voices

A groundbreaking new film is currently in production that elevates the life and story of the first and only man to publicly come out in Nigeria. Bisi ...

These Men And Their Glitter Beards Will Challenge How You Think About Gender

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.27.2016 | Queer Voices

What do you get when you take 20 bearded men and add a ton of glitter? A meditation on gender expression and some seriously gorgeous photos. When phot...

Artist Brian Kenny Gets eFEMMEreal in Man-gerie; About Changing Perspectives Towards Gender and Sexuality [NSFW]

Phillip M. Miner | Posted 02.14.2017 | Queer Voices
Phillip M. Miner

Sometimes I get really lucky and catch an artist when their work is transforming. That was certainly the case when I asked artist, Brian Kenny, for an interview.

Love Is Lifting These Queer Couples Higher In Incredible Trick Photo Series

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.08.2017 | Queer Voices

For Valentine's Day, we wanted to attempt to visually represent the way that falling in love can mean seeing and experiencing the world in a totally d...

Classic 18th Century Paintings Inspire 'Obscene And Pornographic' New Exhibit (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A radical new art show that reimagines classic 18th century paintings is now on display at the United Kingdom's Birmingham School of Art at Birmingham...

This Short Film Aims To Tell Queer Stories In New And Authentic Ways

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A new short film is in production and seeks to explore themes of human connection and queerness through the intersecting stories of five different peo...

Watch Two Gay Cowboys Get Intimate In This Steamy New Music Video (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

One of our favorite alt country bands just dropped a steamy -- yet tender -- new video for their song "I Don't Know What To." Indiana Queen is a group...

This NYC Rave Will Explore Queerness And Surveillance In The Digital Age

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

How do we reconcile the spectrum of possibilities technology affords us in the digital age with the realities of living in a culture regulated and pol...

Interview: Dane Terry Casts a Spell

Brett Gleason | Posted 01.04.2017 | Entertainment
Brett Gleason

I first heard of Dane Terry from a mutual friend who photographed the two of us. Dane caught my eye as a fellow long-haired piano player from Brooklyn...

NYC Nightlife Comes Together In Love And Support Of One Of Their Own

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In late October, one of the most beloved artists and personalities currently working in New York City queer nightlife suffered massive injuries after ...

Profiling Puppeteer and Broadway Actor: Ben Durocher

Derrick De Lise | Posted 12.14.2016 | Queer Voices
Derrick De Lise

Roping his dad, Sandy Durocher, into many hours of labor creating and perfecting the puppets let Ben explore performance throughout his childhood.