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Features

We Talked To ‘Hedwig’ Creator John Cameron Mitchell About His New COVID-era Benefit Album

The very political New American Dream is how the actor, musician, and director overcame a coronavirus slump and collaborated remotely with a new generation of queer artists.

By Tim Murphy
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Features

This Playwright Is Helping People Living With HIV to ‘Write It Out!’

Black, queer, HIV-positive playwright Donja R. Love launches a new writing workshop.

By Juan Michael Porter II
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Features

Artist Devin N. Morris Explores COVID and Isolation Through His Art

Today there are many Black queer artists creating in isolation, consciously (or not) documenting their progression through this pandemic where previous generations couldn’t.

By Malik Saaka
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Features

In the Age of COVID-19, QPOC DJs Keep the Beat Coming, Despite Lack of Payment

Pandemics impact subcultures in ways that necessitate immediate and structureless change. Brooklyn’s nightlife is no exception, and artists of color have to adjust like everyone else.

By Malik Saaka
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Will Internal Strife Break Heritage of Pride, NYC’s Longtime June LGBT Events Organization?

Facing challenges from without, HOP is also under fire from within.

By Tim Murphy
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Features

COVID-19 Doesn’t Stop HIV Support Group From ‘Living Successfully’

Zooming in on new technology, these New Yorkers battle an old problem.

By Charles Sanchez
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News Analysis

Will New York City’s ‘Alternative’ Pride Become THE March Going Forward?

COVID-19 shut down the city’s police- and corporation-drenched LGBTQ extravaganza. But a low-budget, pro-Black, and anti-police march picked up the slack.

By Tim Murphy
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Features

What’s a Pride Without Latex? COVID-19 Cancels GMHC’s 30th Anniversary Latex Ball

The event, which serves as party and HIV prevention model, hopes for a COVID-free future.

By Stephen Hicks
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Features

The #BlackLivesMatter Movement Has Finally Gripped Fire Island, New York’s Gay Elites

As protests erupted nationwide in the wake of the police murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, the #BlackLivesMatter movement came the LGBTQ-dominant communities of Fire Island’s Pines and Cherry Grove in New York.

By Tim Murphy