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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 — […]

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 […]

Seeing In The Dark

Belo Cipriani is a disability advocate, an award-winning journalist, the prize-winning author of Blind: A Memoir and Midday Dreams, and the spokesperson for Guide Dogs for the Blind. Learn more at: www.belocipriani.com Rise of D Lit In Publishing In a chilly November afternoon in 2008, I tapped my white cane down Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley, […]

The Amazon Trail: Going To The Doctor’s

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 “Visiting the doctor doesn’t have to be all gloom […]

Pride Journeys: Kansas City

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, […]

Where Home Is?

Hello people. This is Nic the gay greek filmmaker with a new article coming from Athens. Lately, my life is a little bit like a John Cassavetes film, in a gay version of course. I face the challenge of a new morning job. I must stop the flirtation of my new, air hostess, neighbor (she […]

Amazon Trail: There Is No Place Like Home

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 was recently contemplating my shoes, which, along with […]