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Magic To Do

An Interview with Gay Illusionist and Actor Michael Carbonaro

Forget Harry Potter! If you aren’t under the spell of gay illusionist Michael Carbonaro then you don’t know what you’re missing.

Maintaining a Tradition

An Interview with gay poet Jericho Brown

Jericho Brown is a gay poet. Poets are known for their economy of language. That said, as a storyteller (and one telling his own story with a blend of humor and honesty), Brown has a lot to say.

Hell, yes: an interview Erin McKeown

Queer Singer/Songwriter to Play in Asheville

Since the late 1990s, queer singer/songwriter Erin McKeown has been making a name for herself as a distinguished performer with a rich and pure distinctive vocal style.

Oh, what a (queer) year in 2018 music

Q-Music from Across the Spectrum

When it comes to LGBTQ music, the present as well as the past and future are female. While that definitely holds true for 2018, male artists are definitely making certain that they are being heard.

Black and white in color

An interview with ‘Mapplethorpe’ director Ondi Timoner

British actor Matt Smith, so well-loved for his portrayal of Dr. Who in the series of the same name, fully embodies and embraces the role of the late photographer Robert Mapplethorpe.

They will rock you

An interview with ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ stars Rami Malek, Joseph Mazzello and Gwilym Lee

First things first, for all of those concerned about the way that Freddie Mercury’s homosexuality is depicted in the Bryan Singer’s Queen biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody,” you can relax.

The dawning of the age of Aquaria

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Season 10 winner speaks out

Spunky and sassy and bursting with talent, Aquaria (born Giovanni Palandrani, based in Brooklyn, N.Y.), snatched the crown from the other queens to be named Season 10 winner on “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”

Profile: Rachel

An interview with Ben Schatz of The Kinsey Sicks

If you haven’t been to a Kinsey Sicks concert, then you haven’t lived. Or laughed, for that matter.

Have you met Miss Michaels?

An interview with RuPaul’s Drag Race’s Kameron Michaels

Kameron Michaels, born Dane Young in eastern Ohio, stands apart from her fellow “RuPaul’s Drag Race” contestant queens in the following ways.