Last night at the Cutting Room, Cynthia Nixon and Alan Cumming hosted a rousing event for mayoral wannabe Bill de Blasio, whose liberal stance and "We want our city back!" slogan have become pretty irresistible in the face of our Mary Poppins state. In fact, I appeared in a skit with Unitard's Nora ... More >>
Familiar faces at a New Jersey autograph show for fading stars
Judy Gold grew up wishing she was in a sitcom starring the much happier Brady Bunch or Partridge Family. Years later, she wished her life--as a 6' 3" Jewish lesbian comic with two sons--was the subject of a sitcom, so she could impart meaningful messages and her kids could see their experien ... More >>
A female version of the Lavender Mafia is in the cards as more women gain power
With lesbian sex not only accepted but boring, what's left to outrage?
My favorite Backstreet Boy, Kevin Richardson, got good reviews for stepping into Chicago on Broadway a few years ago, and now he's taken another career advance by going Indie-wood. He costars in the Steve Balderson-directed The Casserole Club, a Mad Men-era glimpse into the dark side of Cali ... More >>
The many faces of Pam Grier
Jeff Stryker--the once-reigning star of gay porn films who always said he was "sexually universal"--has tried just about everything, artistically speaking. He tried singing, legit acting, a dildo, a lawsuit over the dildo, and a self-defense video. He even tried bottoming when the porn care ... More >>
Look, he's blowing you a kiss. Pics by Nicole Ankowski, more below.Prince Izod Center Wednesday, December 15 Let's break with format and jump straight to the set list, since that's what you're curious about, right?
Out and about, and then back here to walk in Nancy Sinatra's boots.
--After getting a bit more publicly excited than we care to remember about Thorns of Life, last fall's short-lived collaboration between Jawbreaker/Jets to Brazil's Blake Schwarzenbach, Aaron Cometbus, and (The L Word's) Daniella Sea, we figured we'd just go ahead and keep quiet about forgett ... More >>
The Butch is back, with a poster girl
Downtown's favorite lesbian serial stirs it up again
The L Word steams up with a murder mystery
Old WFMU soldier Billy Jam hosted Aaron Cometbus on his Put the Needle on the Record radio show last Friday. Topics discussed: The East Bay at the end of the '80s, anarchism, public nudity, fanzines, the way music takes over everything, the 35 bands Aaron Cometbus has been in, DIY, major labels, swe ... More >>
Comics come out on Wednesday, and so does Richard Gehr's Pulp Fictions. I Live Here Edited by Mia Kirshner Pantheon Burma Chronicles Guy Delisle Drawn & Quarterly Actress Mia Kirshner crams a world of hurt between the magnetically locked covers of I Live Here (Pantheon), a new graphics and com ... More >>
There seem to be more fag hags running around bars than ever, grasping for attention with loud voices and deafening outfits, and I'm always hiding in the corner trying to figure out why. Well, as one poster on this blog pointed out, it's partly because the gays mostly hook up online these days and a ... More >>
The glamorous power lesbian conquers Manhattan
Has performance art lost its edge? Is that a bad thing? A visit to Performa 07.
Fundraising parties for trans surgery are all the rage, but don't tell Kerry Downey that.
Sex-starved East Village hippies get naked for John Cameron Mitchell's latest perverse utopia
Wherein a Pride weekend lesbian drive-by adventure is marred by cheap champagne
What fresh L is this? A new season turns down the titillation and dials up the nuance.
The Five Lesbian Brothers reveal why they've gone Greek
Longtime lesbian has whole life edited by very hot TV show
Talking with Ilene Chaiken, producer of the world's only lesbian soap opera
Switching teams is OK every once in a whileunless you're totally hot
Athletes in the flesh raise ire of press and temperature of fetishists
Indie film directors invade the TV screen
The President Has Proposed Amending the Constitution to Define Marriage as a Union Between a Man and a Woman. Divided?
Straddling the zeitgeist: Sex and the City meets Queer Eye with lipstick lesbian style
Hello Meta Man; the Grim Reaper Lands a Series