First published in The New York Times on November 25, 2011. Read the original here.
THE basement auditorium of the Jewish Community Center on the Upper West Side is a sincere space. Big, brown and bare, it suggests a school gym, a place for officially sanctioned fun — which made a recent concert by [...]
First published in The New York Times on August 11, 2011. Read the original here.
WALK past the low-ceilinged bar, the jukebox and the pool table. Keep going, beyond the stage where “Queeraoke” erupts every Tuesday, and right out the back door. Feel the sunshine on your face and inhale the relatively fresh air (this is [...]
Originally published in The New York Times on 4/5/2010. Read the original here.
RSVP Cruises, a gay-friendly cruise company, is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a new sailing expedition to Hawaii.
The eight-day cruise launches from Honolulu on Oct. 30, on the Pride of America operated by Norwegian Cruise Line. The ship has 10 restaurants, multiple piano [...]
Written with Brian Joseph Ferree and originally published in Details‘ March 2010 issue. Read it online here.
Jared had just locked himself out of his Brooklyn apartment. As he stood on the street waiting for his landlord, he launched a new app on his iPhone. Minutes later, the blond-haired, blue-eyed grad student was pants-down in a [...]
Originally published on The Daily Beast on 2/5/2010. Read it in its entirety, with comments, here.
This weekend, Tim Tebow, the Florida Gators quarterback, will star in a contentious anti-abortion Super Bowl ad sponsored by the conservative Christian group, Focus on the Family. The ad comes just over a week after another man, Scott Roeder, was [...]
Originally published in The New York Times on 2/2/2010. Read the original here.
Sure, everyone knows that West Hollywood is a gay-friendly neighborhood, with rainbow flags flying from restaurants and bars. But did you also know that the phrase “lipstick lesbian” originated at Peanuts, a “femme” bar on Santa Monica Boulevard? Or that there was [...]keep looking »