Grindr Users Talk Highs and Lows After Ten Years of the App
We asked a few men how the much loved and loathed app has changed gay life for better and worse.
Tom of Finland's Art Still Resonates Because It Mixes Pride and Shame
As a biopic about the infamous gay Finnish artist premieres this weekend, a look at why his art still captivates the world.
Devan Shimoyama's Fearless Paintings of the Queer Black Experience
The pieces are a remix of creation stories featuring young, black, gay men.
To Be Real: The Enduring Queer Musical Legacy of ‘Paris is Burning’
Vogue culture has since infiltrated mainstream pop, but this iconic 1990 film stands as a monument to a time before everyone screamed "yas queen".
What It's Actually Like to DJ at a Bathhouse
"Sometimes someone will get in the DJ booth to ask me if they can suck me off while I'm spinning."
Views from Tokyo's Infamous Gay Micro-Bar District
Shinjuku 2 Chome is like a gay bar buffet. The Tokyo district is said to have the highest concentration of gay bars in the world, each with its own theme (such as BDSM or J-Pop), and each with less than a 12-person capacity.
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Why Clubbing Was Crucial for Gay Men During the AIDS Crisis
"Often, I was relieved to see people at parties; I had assumed they had died in the interim."
Photos from MIX, NYC's Premier Queer Film Festival
The long-running happening transformed a raw warehouse space into a 24/7 art and film hub.
Zak Krevitt, Text by Hugh Ryan
Do Raves and Drag Go Together? We Polled Bushwig's Most Fabulous Queens
"I think drag is really fun to appreciate even when you are not rolling."
Call Me Daddy: Playing Son to My Fatherless Boyfriend
I fell in love with a man 20 years my senior. Then, I became his "son."
Filming Mario Diaz, the Man Behind The Cock
In the aftermath of the AIDS crisis, Mario Diaz brought sex-positivity back to New York's gay scene with his balls-out wild club, The Cock. Now, documentary filmmaker Jon Bush is immortalizing Diaz's party life on film in <i>Club King.</i>
Ten Walls' Homophobic Rant Just Cost Him His Career
The Lithuanian producer has been dropped from major festivals and his booking agency.