Dan Avery

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    Lesbians Are Taking Over Soho!

    And they're using names from Virginia Woolf characters! Let me explain: The Dalloway (525 Broome Street) is a new hotspot co-owned by Kim Stolz, remembered as a lesbian contestant on America's Next Top Model, and Amanda Leigh Dunn from Showtime's The Real L Word. (Above photo: Amanda, Kim) Put t ... More >>

  • Columns

    August 29, 2012

    Gay Republicans Sell Us Down the River With Lies!

    Some thoughts on gay self-loathing as Republicans convene

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2012

    Seven Sizzling Male-Stripper Classics Before Magic Mike! Clips Included!

    Some of them were on TV, others were in theaters, and all of them were hotter than a dog sticking to the pavement in July.'s Dan Avery breaks down the septet of male-disrobing classics, from The Chippendales Murder to Just Can't Get Enough to A Night In Heaven (above) and beyond.

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2012

    More Dragalicious Miss'd America Coverage

    ​Check out Lawrence Ferber's writeup of the drag pageant in Next and thrill to the photo capturing my blinding shirt, which host Carson Kressley admiringly alluded to onstage.

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    Reichen In a Tizzy Over Next Magazine

    ​Feast your gaze on the gays vs. the gays. Last week, I blogged about a zingy year-end blurb that had popped up in the gay nightlife publication Next magazine. In it, writer Dan Avery critiqued the Logo reality show A-List: New York, saying the series consists of vapid queens who've done a l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    A-List: New York Gets Another Gay Thumbs Down

    ​Here's what Next magazine's Dan Avery has to say regarding the Logo series about striving gays and their well-groomed machinations: "The 'reality' show everyone loved to hate probably cancelled out 100 'It Gets Better' videos with its cringe-worthy depictions of Reichen, Rodiney, and the oth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    RIP Gay Bars

    via Next Magazine​The aughts saw the death of a whole slew of gay establishments where we drank, canoodled, and made all new frenemies, and fortunately, Dan Avery of Next magazine has taken the time to put them all together into a handy little souvenir commemorative map to enjoy while savoring ... More >>

  • Specials

    July 3, 2001