Out Magazine

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2013

    Daniel Radcliffe Is British From The Waist Up

    That little wizard Daniel Radcliffe plays young gay poet Allen Ginsberg in the upcoming film Kill Your Darlings, so he posed for luscious shots by Kai Z Feng for an Out magazine story written by editor Aaron Hicklin. In the piece, Radcliffe answers a question about playing gay like so: "You never ... More >>

  • News

    October 24, 2012

    Chris Kluwe Takes a Stand

    The Vikings punter is prying open America's last closet: major league sports

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2012

    Paris Hilton's Gay Comments: Let Me Put This In Perspective

    Several years ago, Paris Hilton was on the cover of Out magazine as someone gays liked and who liked gays. I sort of believed her about it because I did the interview! I was even shown on The Simple Life asking her the questions! In her house! But now a crafty cab driver has released a secretly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    Gore Vidal Gave Me Great Clark Gable Dish

    In 2006, I interviewed noted author Gore Vidal--who just died--for Out magazine. And one of the juiciest things he relayed to me was the reason gay director George Cukor was bumped as director of the petticoats-and-brimstone classic Gone With The Wind. Cukor had personally told Vidal that Clark Ga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2012

    Chloe Sevigny Flashes Her Prosthetic Penis

    Chloe Sevigny played the love interest of Brandon Teena in the powerful Boys Don't Cry, so she's no stranger to projects about gender outlaws. This time around, in DirecTV's Hit & Miss, she's a pre-operative hit man, and the shock value starts from the first frame; she is shown nude, complete with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    Gawker And The Guardian Credit Me With Groundbreaking Anderson Cooper Reporting

    CNN superstar Anderson Cooper came out yesterday, and I felt it was a major move, if such a long time a-coming that I've turned gray (and it doesn't look quite as dashing as it does on Anderson). In fact, Gawker's Max Read just did a history of Anderson coverage and noted the early importance of my ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    "Christopher Street Should Have A Walk Of Fame!"

    That's what one of the big winners at the Get Out magazine awards at Splash told me the other night. The Christopher Street bar Boots & Saddle won awards for its staff, its karaoke night (with lovely Victoria Chase), and other aspects as well. But owner Robert Ziegler deserves a special honor for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    Pretty People At The Get Out Awards

    When Get Out magazine throws a nightlife gala, everyone comes with their feathers and tails on. Such was the case at Get Out's awards at Splash on Saturday, especially when it came to yours truly. I not only looked extremely fierce, mama, but I presented two honors--and won a plaque for keeping ga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    New York Press to Close? Manhattan Media Publisher Tom Allon Makes No Promises Beyond Labor Day

    ​The days are numbered for New York City's other alternative weekly. We hear that the New York Press will likely cease publication by the summer's end if Manhattan Media can't sell the title or at least the website. "Everything is always potentially for sale for the right price," Manhattan M ... More >>

  • News

    June 22, 2011

    Power Lesbians Raise the Stakes

    A female version of the Lavender Mafia is in the cards as more women gain power

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    I'm Nominated For 'Most Eligible Bachelor'!

    ​Out magazine has decided that I'm one of the 100 most eligible bachelors in tarnation, and I want to know just what kind of gall it takes to assume that, just because I'm weird and a little bit neurotic, I must be single! Anyway, vote for me!!!

  • Columns

    November 24, 2010

    Kim Kardashian: "I Love Being 30 and Single!"

    She's 'empowered'; Dan Choi's having fun; Joan Collins is showing slides

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    I'm In the 'Out 100'

    ​ Yes, I'm one of the hundred powerful and compelling LGBTs who made a difference this year, according to Out magazine, and this is great, mainly because I get to go to the party and eat the hors d'oeuvres. The photo with me and other fabbies was shot as a Studio 54 homage, which is why I lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    Snooki's Boyfriend, Who Is Definitely Not Using Her for Fame, Proposes Via Magazine Cover

    ​Every post-modern girl of a certain age dreams of being proposed to on the cover of a high-class glossy magazine. And yet, only a few of us ever actually get to see that fantasy come true. A beer-bong toast, then, to the Jersey Shore's Snooki, whose ex-Iraq vet boyfriend of two weeks has seen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Whatever Happened to That New Book of Mine?

    ​A lot of you have asked about it, which is very considerate -- and quite observant of you since it was supposed to come out way back in February, when I was far younger and more enthusiastic about the whole thing. Well, CLICK HERE for my column about Regent Media (which includes Alyson Books ... More >>

  • News

    June 22, 2010

    Gay Print Media on the Wane

    The Internet spells doom for many long-established periodicals

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    Q&A: Holly Miranda on Magic, Sneaking Records, and The Need to "Come Out"

    Sebastian MylanarskiHolly Miranda Known for being the face of Brooklyn rock act the Jealous Girlfriends, Holly Miranda quietly released her debut solo album The Magician's Private Library this past February. It's a washed-out, hazy record that has Miranda's airy voice sounding something like '80s 4 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    Gay Gladiators Attack New York!

    Alex Geana​Starz channel obviously knows the target audience for its Spartacus: Blood and Sand series, premiering this week.

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    Howard Stern Has Turned His Back on Artie Lange!

    ​That's what Chaunce Hayden contends in Steppin' Out magazine. Hayden feels that while Howard has provided a lot of lip service to his deep, abiding love for Artie--the messy but funny comic who recently attempted suicide--the shock jock hasn't called or visited the guy to give any weight to ... More >>

  • Columns

    November 24, 2009

    The French Meryl Streep Speaks About Her Craft!

    Musical chairs with nuns and a Jew.

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2009

    Out Magazine Responds To Adam Lambert's Response!

    ​Let's recap: Out magazine blew the whistle on Adam Lambert's handlers for various demands they made so that he wouldn't come across "too gay" in the magazine. Lambert fired back with remarks on saying the mag had crossed the line. And now, here's Out's response to the response: "We' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    Update on Adam Lambert's Semi-Closety Marketing: A Letter About The Letter

    ​Yesterday's post detailing Aaron Hicklin's editor's letter in Out magazine about the namby-pamby management of Adam Lambert raised a firestorm of response, the Claymates--sorry, "Glamberts"--rising in force to defend their man, no matter what sexuality-cloaking steps his handlers might take i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Here's Looking at Chaz Bono

    Photo of Chaz Bono by Jason Bell, via Popnography​Out magazine's site provides a current photo of Chaz Bono in a sneak glimpse at the mag's Out 100 issue, which will name Chaz as a reinventing icon.

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    Lady Gaga and Kanye Rumors

    ​Today's hot rumor is that Lady Gaga might perform at Out magazine's bash at the LES club the Box tonight. It could happen, seeing as she's on the mag's cover and she's in town, having just done the VMAs and Marc Jacobs's after party last night. If she doesn't materalize, that's OK, seeing as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Michael Jackson Was a Huge, Gaping Asshole!

    No, wait, don't start throwing white gloves at me in anger! I didn't say it--I just thought it. It's Steppin' Out magazine's Chaunce Hayden who actually put that idea on paper, and I'm merely here to share his fuming words with y'all as a public (or perhaps pubic) service. Check out Hayden's reason ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2009

    Drudge and Diller on Gay Power List

    As you've heard by now, Out magazine's gay power list includes two people who aren't exactly running through the streets screaming, "I'm gay!"--namely right-wing web gossip Matt Drudge and married (to a woman) power mogul Barry Diller.

  • Columns

    April 8, 2009

    Matt Drudge Gay? Zooey Deschanel Sane?

    LaBute's stimulating latest; Jill Hennessy in the Lymelife.

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2008

    Wanda Sykes Comes Out

    I was the first one to write that comic Wanda Sykes had shown up with her girlfriend in Fire Island and at a gay bar in New York a couple of years ago. I even wrote her up in my "Glass Closet" cover story of Out magazine last year, urging stars like her to come out more publicly--i.e., on the record ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2008

    The 'Out 100' LGBT Heroes!

    Every year, Out magazine presents a list of the 100 gays who made this world a better place (The OUT gays, that is. The closeted ones don't always help things along too much.) Well, the Out website is presenting a tantalizing hint of who some of the chosen folks are this year, and naturally my old p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2008

    Which Stars Have Shattered Glass and Come Out?

    Illustration from the Out piece by Julien Pacaud In the new issue of Out magazine, I have a story called "Shattered Glass," about how the celebrity closet has changed since my 2007 Out cover story on "The Glass Closet"—you know, stars' tricky way of living gay lives without actually coming out on ... More >>

  • Columns

    April 15, 2008

    '24' Star Won't Shave Her Privates!

    Direct hits on Abu Ghraib, some close shaves, and frank talk about that Foster parent

  • Columns

    November 6, 2007

    Oscar Winner Found at Gay Bar!

    Give Lizz Winstead her due. And keep your hands off Megan Mullally's melons

  • NYC Life

    October 9, 2007

    Apocalypse Musto

    This "Best of New York" includes the best place at which to get both sciatica and a nervous breakdown.

  • Columns

    May 29, 2007

    The Unreality Show

    Idol's Carrie channels Christ in Atlantic City. In do-me heels. Get real (like David Hyde Pierce).

  • Columns

    April 3, 2007

    The Golden Years

    Chatting with Legally Blonde's Orfeh. Plus: Outtakes from the urban-myth closet.

  • Columns

    June 13, 2006
  • NYC Life

    April 11, 2006
  • Columns

    April 11, 2006
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    April 4, 2006
  • NYC Life

    March 15, 2005
  • NYC Life

    January 25, 2005
  • Columns

    November 16, 2004
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    January 27, 2004
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    November 18, 2003
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    November 19, 2002
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    August 20, 2002
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    January 30, 2001
  • News

    April 25, 2000

    Fight Club

    A Gay March on Washington Spawns a Major Movement Rift

  • Columns

    January 5, 1999

    NY Mirror

    ''How can you dislike a Barbara Walters co-anchor who had a birthday party at Hooters?''

  • News

    December 22, 1998

    The Hate That Makes Men Straight

    Psychoanalysts probe the roots of homophobia

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