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Mark S King
Interviews

HIV Celeb Mark S. King Talks About His Virtual 60th Birthday Bash on Dec. 16

Elton John and Greg Louganis will “be” there—and you’re invited! It’s a (voluntary) fundraiser for the HIV longtime survivors’ network The Reunion Project.

By Tim Murphy
Donja R Love
Interviews

Write It Out! Celebrates 12 Playwrights Who Are Living With HIV on World AIDS Day

Award-winning playwright Donja R. Love created a program that gave opportunities to people who often face barriers and gatekeepers in the theater world.

By Juan Michael Porter II
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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
Donja R. Love
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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News

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