Photo Credit: Bjorn Bolinder

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Cabaret Chronicles - Gay Pride Edition

Pangea is a quaint, quirky restaurant in NYC’s East Village.  At the back, you’ll find a 50 seat jewel box of a cabaret room.  This month, Pangea is celebrating Gay Pride with an eclectic line up of gay and drag performers.  I caught two of their shows:


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Meet Molly Bernard

Molly Bernard plays a fashion publicist and best friend to Hilary Duff’s character in YOUNGER. She is the latest incarnation of a publicist in Darren Star’s world, after Samantha Jones. Her character considers herself pansexual. Last fall, she appeared in HBO’s HIGH MAINTENANCE and also played the younger version of Judith Light in TRANSPARENT, and will continue that character in the new season, premiering later this year.


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Lillie's Victorian Establishment

Walking into Lillie’s Victorian Establishment on East 17th Street is like stepping into another world.  The mood is set by soaring ceilings, huge frosted mirrors and ornate Corinthian columns behind the bar, tufted red velvet banquettes, backlit stained glass panels, and crystal chandeliers.  



CityBites - Sweet Stuff

I’ll admit it.  I have a serious sweet tooth.  I think most of us like to indulge in something sweet now and again.  So as a favor to my readers who crave confections, I went out and did a little research on some local sweet spots.  Oh, it was such a hardship!

Music Bear Tony Banks Eliminates The Cling This Summer with Hot New Single, “Static”

This week, Music Bear Tony Banks’ is releasing “Static,” the first single from his upcoming album, Yes, Homo.
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Pool Season Means Andrew Christian

As if summer wasn't hot enough already, gay fashion icon Andrew Christian released his new summer line just in time for pool and beach season.

Daddy’s Back With “Loose Wrists” and Lacey Shorts

Often described as ‘what would have happened if Eminem had grown up on Madonna's front lawn,’ Cazwell’s hip hop videos — including classics like ‘Ice Cream Truck,’ ‘I Seen Beyoncé At Burger King,’ and ‘Rice & Beans’ — have been viewed over 10 million times on YouTube. His latest track, “Loose Wrists,” the first single off his new Snow Cone music label, is old-school hip-hop with a beat that is purposely simple and bass driven and lyrics that tackle the new age we live in: Trump’s America.

Long Live The Queens

Sasha Velour was crowned the season nine winner of VH1’s Emmy® Award-winning “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” after slaying the runway and competition in a season filled with jaw-dropping lip-sync battles, sickening fashions and unforgettably raw moments.

Reverse Photoshopping: Superheroes

Superheroes are everywhere these days. With seven new movies slated for 2017 – and a couple that have already been released – superhero movies don’t seem to be going anywhere anytime soon.

Queercon Returns to Las Vegas

Queercon 14 officially kicks off on Thursday with our DEF CON penthouse party and electronic badge release party at Caesars Hotel.  Friday and Saturday the Queercon Lounge will host a variety of games, talks and mixers throughout the day. 
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Pop Your Cherry

CHERRY POP, the uproarious new comedy starring Bob The Drag Queen, will premiere around the country this summer in a series of special screenings.

Point Foundation Announces 52 Scholarships for LGBTQ Students

Point Foundation announced its 2017 scholarship recipients. The 52 scholarship recipients are the largest and most diverse group in the organization's history. From more than 2,000 applicants, 27 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students were chosen to be Point Scholars.

America's Finest Kickball Leagues Forming

Keith London is on a mission to create LGBTQ kickball leagues all across America. Growing up, Keith had a passion for both soccer and baseball, then he fell in love with the game that combined the two sports. Now Keith is touring the country setting up leagues. 

Would you deliver intimate messages in person to make rent?

Human Telegraphs is a quirky female-driven webseries capturing the magic of strangers caught in unexpected intimate collisions in the big city.

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Confirming Our Division

As a philosophy student in college always found a way to get wound up in late night political debates. I’ve always enjoyed vigorous political discourse, particularly with people who disagree with me.