Pride Journeys: Grand Rapids/Saugatuck, MI

For the past few years, I’ve heard about a small town in Michigan known for its LGBTQ friendliness and charm, but it wasn’t until recently that I had the opportunity to visit Saugatuck and its neighboring town, Douglas. If you don’t live within driving distance, you’ll probably have to fly into Grand Rapids, another Midwestern […]

Made In Boise

An Inside Look at the Lives of Women Who Are Carrying Babies as Surrogates for Gay Couples, Single Men and Infertile Couples A surprising — and booming — industry has emerged in Boise, Idaho. In this idyllic, all-American city, nurses, nail technicians, and stay-at-home mothers are choosing to become paid reproductive surrogates for people from […]

The Amazon Trail: Global Warning

Her most recent book, An American Queer, a collection of “The Amazon Trail” columns, was presented with the 2015 Golden Crown Literary Society Award in Anthology/Collection Creative Non-Fiction. This, and her award-winning fiction, including The Raid, The Swashbuckler, and Beggar of Love, can be found at: www.boldstrokesbooks.com/Author-Lee-Lynch.html I used to encourage LGBTQ (aka Q) people […]

Latin XOXO

Migguel Anggelo is breaking barriers on the American stage, creating unique works that are reflective of the multicultural, multi-lingual, changing demographics of our country and times. The Brooklyn based, Venezuelan born artist began his career at 13 as Pinocchio in a South American touring production of the Broadway musical. He trained for a dozen years […]

“Japanese Borscht” – A Film By Eric Rivas

Eric Rivas’ remake of his cult-classic film, “Japanese Borscht,” premieres in New York City at Anthology Film Archives (32 2nd Ave) on October 5 at 8 pm. The film stars Rivas as David, a man who is desperate to reunite with his stepdaughter and seeks the help of Japanese Goodfellas. Rounding out the cast along […]

October Feature: Michael Musto

Diversity Rules Magazine welcomes Michael Musto as its October feature interview. Photo By: Andrew Werner Michael Musto is an American journalist who has maintained a prevalent presence in entertainment-related publications, as well as on websites and television shows. Musto is a former columnist for The Village Voice, where he wrote the La Dolce Musto column of gossip, nightlife, reviews, interviews, and political […]

Coming Up In October: Michael Musto

Diversity Rules Magazine welcomes Michael Musto as its October feature interview. Michael Musto is an American journalist who has maintained a prevalent presence in entertainment-related publications, as well as on websites and television shows. Musto is a former columnist for The Village Voice, where he wrote the La Dolce Musto column of gossip, nightlife, reviews, interviews, and political observations. He is the author of […]

Pride Journeys: St. Louis, MO

Joey Amato is the publisher of Pride Journeys, the premier source for LGBT travel. Joey publishes destination reviews in addition to lifestyle content that is both insightful and engaging to LGBT readers. Joey has spent the majority of his career dedicated to the LGBT community, having contributed to numerous publications around North America. In addition, […]

The Amazon Trail

Her most recent book, An American Queer, a collection of “The Amazon Trail” columns, was presented with the 2015 Golden Crown Literary Society Award in Anthology/Collection Creative Non-Fiction. This, and her award-winning fiction, including The Raid, The Swashbuckler, and Beggar of Love, can be found at: http://www.boldstrokesbooks.com/Author-Lee-Lynch.html. The Good Things In Life As disheartened as […]

The Most Hateful Small Town?

The disturbing increase in hate crimes in this country has prompted indie filmmaker Lawrence Ferrara to introduce his documentary short, The Most Hateful Small Town? This new film bursts onto the film festival circuit with a sense of urgency, premiering in Chicago at the Reeling International LGBTQ+ film festival on September 28th, right on the […]