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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...

LOOK: Madonna's Infamous 'Sex' Book Reimagined (NSFW)

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

Madonna's groundbreaking Sex book was released 22 years ago today and even two decades later it's still inspiring people to push boundaries and create...

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...

LOOK: Photographer Embarks On Incredible Journey Documenting Lives Of Two Trans Girls

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

Over the course of six years, documentary photographer Willeke Duijvekam followed the lives of two transgender girls as they came to live as their own...

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...

James Nichols

Exploring Brooklyn's 'Drag Explosion' Through Film

HuffingtonPost.com | James 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...

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...

LOOK: This Is What Happens When Gay Men Are Asked To Draw Vaginas (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.09.2014 | Gay Voices

Gay men and vaginas -- historically, the two are worlds apart. So what happens when you ask a gay man to sit down and draw one? This is the questio...

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...

LOOK: These Stunning Photographs Tell The Story Of America's Queer Youth

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.20.2014 | Gay Voices

An incredible new photographic journalism project is documenting the lives and stories of a handful of queer kids across America through a project tit...

LOOK: One Artist's Incredible Documentation Of His Transition Across The Gender Spectrum

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.19.2014 | Gay Voices

A stunning new art exhibition is slated to open in Toronto this month that chronicles one artist's transition across the gender spectrum. From arti...

10 Queer Feminist Artists Who Are Challenging Today's 'Body Oppression' (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.20.2014 | Arts

When asked, in an interview back in 1999, whether or not one painting could adequately challenge masculine representations of God, the inimitable Judy...

LOOK: The Incredible 10-Year Journey This Trans 'Boi' Took To Find His True Self

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 05.27.2014 | Gay Voices

Nitzan Krimsky is a Jerusalem-born photographer who has spent the last ten years documenting his transition into living as his fully realized gender i...

LOOK: Photographer's New Series Seeks To Redefine What Family Means

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.26.2014 | Gay Voices

Joe Schmelzer's background is in commercial and editorial photography, but for a new series he is documenting his travels and experiences with his boy...

JARMAN (all this maddening beauty): An Interview With John Moletress and Caridad Svich

Jody Christopherson | Posted 06.14.2014 | Arts
Jody Christopherson

JARMAN promo scene featuring PUSSY NOIR from Ben Carver on Vimeo. April 17th -27th, Interdisciplinary Washington, D.C.theater company force/collisi...

LOOK: Tom Of Finland Gets His Own Stamps... And They Are EVERYTHING (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.16.2014 | Gay Voices

The late graphic artist Tom of Finland, born Touko Laaksonen, is about to become further cemented as an icon for his contributions to gay art and hist...

WATCH: 'I Fantasize About Being Like Lana Del Rey And Beyonce'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.09.2014 | Gay Voices

Queer artist Dorian Wood is back with a breathtaking new video for his track "O" from his latest album "Rattle Rattle." Featuring Wood alongside pe...

Here's What Happened At The Art Show Where Student Claimed He'd Lose His Virginity (NSFW PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.04.2014 | Gay Voices

After months of media hype, an art school student who claimed he would have gay sex and lose his virginity as part of a live performance piece followe...

Graphic Artist Wizard Skull Talks Drawing Boners and the Power of a Massive Beard (NSFW PHOTOS)

Phillip M. Miner | Posted 05.27.2014 | Gay Voices
Phillip M. Miner

I remember the first time I saw some of Wizard Skull's street art. His drawing of a ripped Ronald McDonald in a speedo stopped me in my tracks. Needless to say, I was pumped when he agreed to an interview, and it turns out that Mr. Skull is a soft-spoken, funny guy.

The Next Big Move For Jinkx Monsoon

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.26.2014 | Gay Voices

It's been almost a year since Jinkx Monsoon stole our hearts in the fifth season of "RuPaul's Drag Race." With this season's queens competing in the a...