The Triumphant Return of Dark Rooms and Cruising
Cruising never went anywhere, but it’s everywhere in queer nightlife now—and often more inclusive than ever before.
We Need to Talk About the Queer Community's Meth and GHB Epidemic
Our nonchalant attitude towards this problem is just as detrimental as the drugs themselves.
The Unsung History of Circuit Parties, Where Gay Men Seek Sex and Freedom
How hedonistic marathon raves became a unique LGBTQ tradition.
A Party Has to Be More Than Gay to Qualify as "Queer"
Calling something “queer” comes with a responsibility to live up to what the term encompasses.
Peter Ackroyd’s 'Queer City' is the Best Book You’ll Read About Nightlife This Year
Peter Ackroyd's 'Queer City' is a powerful reminder of the importance of pleasure.
Former New York Nightclub Owner Found Dead in Suspected Homicide
Savyon Zabar, A.K.A. "Big Ben," was well known within the gay community.
Gay Nightlife Is Dying and Grindr and Gentrification Are to Blame
As the legendary venues and parties that defined gay nightlife in the 1990s and 2000s die out, what are promoters doing to keep the party moving?
Fancy Fuckin': Inside the Well-Dressed World of Suit Fetish Nights
What is it that makes men want to wear expensive tailored suits while they fool around?
The Comeback Kid: Michael Alig’s Return to New York Nightlife
The city’s most notorious party promoter built a career on going too far—then ended up in jail for manslaughter. Now that he’s served his time, will a new generation of clubbers welcome him home?
What's Happening to London's Gay Clubbing Scene?
We visited a club trying to resuscitate alternative nightlife.
'We Came to Sweat' Tells the Story of New York City's Oldest Black-Owned Gay Club
We talked to filmmaker Kate Kunath about gentrification, queer spaces, and the legacy of south Brooklyn gay club Starlite.