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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. Gay Icons — […]

The Amazon Trail: How To Celebrate Valentine’s Day

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 Valentine’s Day is one of those do-it-yourself celebrations. There […]

The Straight Man Celebrates Galentine’s Day!

The Peoples Improv Theater presents a new recurring variety show that spotlights talent from femme and queer communities, called The Straight Man (TSM). This show signals a growing trend of marginalized performers claiming space within the NYC comedy scene. The Straight Man is already slated to subvert heteronormative comedy through strategic performance dates during Valentine’s […]

February Feature: Jack Tracy Talks About History

Diversity Rules Magazine welcomes back Jack Tracy. This time he is talking about the debut of the 3rd season of his series entitled, “History.”   The third season of Jack Tracy’s LGBTQ series, HISTORY, premieres this Valentine’s Day. Executive produced by Tracy, and financed through him, the third season features six half-hour episodes and follows his […]

Love All

Love All A Book By Rachel Spangler Reviewed By Velvet Lounger As one of the senior tennis players on the women’s tennis tour, former star Jay Pierce has lived through the ups and downs of life on the court, as well as surviving vicious personal slander and the worst of the paparazzi. Making a final […]

Migguel Anggelo Returns to Joe’s Pub

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 […]

January Feature Interview: Kenny Screven

Kenny Screven is a small town boy from Delaware that has recently gained the confidence to wear makeup despite being a guy. However, he wasn’t always this confident, growing up in a really conservative town made it difficult for him to be himself. Now he enjoys expressing himself through his passion for beauty. Although it […]

Coming Up In January: Kenny Screven

Kenny Screven is a small town boy from Delaware that has recently gained the confidence to wear makeup despite being a guy. However, he wasn’t always this confident, growing up in a really conservative town made it difficult for him to be himself.  Now he enjoys expressing himself through his passion for beauty. Although it […]

Buddha In Jail

Cuong Lu, Buddhist teacher, scholar, and writer, was born in Nha Trang, Vietnam, in 1968. He majored in East Asian studies at the University of Leiden, and in 1993 was ordained a monk at Plum Village in France under the guidance of Thich Nhat Hanh. In 2000, he was recognized as a teacher in the […]