Carrying a condom in New York could lead to your arrest. Why? Because it is legal for law enforcement to cite condom possession as evidence that a person engaged in prostitution. Targeting condoms, however, is an ineffective deterrent to prostitution and threatens public health. The practice also co ... More >>
And it's all thanks to remarks I made on TV in 2009 about Carrie Prejean, the bible thumping Miss California who got into a big mess with the pageant system when it turned out she'd done some not very holy photos and an alleged video.
People tell me that Sean Hannity's show, for one, still uses me ... More >>
"Life as a black transsexual cripple--it's way too interesting to me," deadpans Laverne Cox as Chantelle in Susan Seidelman's Musical Chairs, a really warm, expertly done flick that brings us into the world of "chair dancing," ballroom style.
I saw the deeply romantic dance-ical at the Miami Intern ... More >>
Media Matters says that in 2011, Fox News' Dr. Keith Ablow "brought a toxic mix of homophobia and pseudoscientific anti-LGBT talking points to new lows.
"The 'Fox News Medical A-Team' member has been a prolific source of anti-LGBT misinformation, disguising his animosity toward gay, lesbian ... More >>
One of the brightest new bands of recent memory is the Baltimore art-rock outfit Ponytail, whose shape-shifting music and live performances were characterized by a sense of wonderment; listening to their songs was like hearing a group of people constantly stumble upon things that absolutely d ... More >>
Beautiful Darling is a new documentary about the late James Lawrence Slattery, better known to the world as the Andy Warhol superstar Candy Darling.
The most interesting aspect of Beautiful Darling is the life story of Jeremiah Newton. As a young gay man, Newton was in awe of Candy and was alternat ... More >>
Some of our nation is up in arms over a recent J.Crew ad of a little boy, Beckett, who's the son of designer Jenna Lyons. In the image, Lyons is painting Beckett's toenails hot pink, and the two are having a grand old time. Beckett is also sporting a rather Frenchy striped long-sleeved tee, a ... More >>
ViaLast year, in celebration of a Grateful Dead exhibit at the NY Historical Society, the Empire State Building was lit up in tie-dye colors, exciting hippies everywhere. This weekend, the colors went wild again (pictured above) but no one can seem to agree on why. Either it's a "private ligh ... More >>
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*The showing of the controversal Ticked-off Trannies With Knives at the Tribeca Film Festival, where no one seemed the least bit mad