Golden Boy

Golden Boy is a very personal and quite autobiographical story, written by Mark Elias.  Golden Boy has garnered much attention since its release in September.  It has won the FilmOut San Diego Audience Award for Best Screenplay, and the California Independent Film Festival Jury Award for Best Feature Film Director.  It is a story that […]

The Frugal Gay

Joey Amato is the publisher of Frugayity, a personal finance advice website geared towards helping the LGBTQ community live a more frugal life and save for the future. Amato has been in LGBTQ media for over a decade, having published his own lifestyle magazine UNITE in Nashville and Indianapolis. He is also the publisher of […]

Mayor Pete Buttigieg For President

Diversity Rules Magazine Endorses Mayor Pete Buttigieg for President of the United States By James R. Koury, Editor/Publisher It is once again time for a Presidential Election! Time does sure go by fast, but in this case, I am certainly glad it is, as we need to get rid of the current occupant in the […]

Gay Icons

Tony Guadagnino is a marketing consultant. Located in New Jersey, his clients are based across the country, focusing on social media to build their presence on the internet. He studied creative writing in college and is currently working his first novel on the subject of bullying. He lives with his partner Mark. To conclude my […]

Getting Off

Jason Armstrong’s first book, Solosexual: Portrait of a Masturbator, went to #1 on Amazon Kindle upon its release in 2016 and was later released in Italian by publisher dR Edizioni. His writing has appeared in Best Sex Writing of the Year (Cleis Press), DNA Magazine,, and Jason lives in Toronto, Canada. What happens […]

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: Damned If I Know Damned if I know […]

November Feature Interview: Sophie White

Diversity Rules Magazine welcomes Sophie White as its November feature interview. Sophie Marie White, married with three kids, is a native of South Louisiana. She draws from her varied experiences as a filmmaker, Director of Photography, Chiropractor, EMT, firefighter, race car driver, and boxing promoter to inspire her acting. She began acting a little over […]

Coming Up In November: Sophie White

Diversity Rules Magazine is excited to feature Sophie White in the November issue. For many years, Sophie White has been known to many in the Louisiana filmmaking industry as Rory White. Letting the world know that she is transgender, is her latest chapter in life and career that’s already been diverse. “I’ve experienced a lot […]

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 […]