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“Jewelry: The Body Transformed” Tracks Adornment History at the Metropolitan Museum

Beads and baubles, talismans and trinkets, shimmer and shine: since the dawn of man, we’ve been finding inventive ways to adorn ourselves. Now with Jewelry: The Body...

A Brief Discussion of the New Socially Conscious Underwear from 5=10

We’re always on the lookout for something new in men’s underwear, and increasingly (at least with brands popular among gay men) that means something in the neighborhood of...

Thanks to Activists Like Laverne Cox, Trans Visibility is Greater Than Ever

The 21st century has seen an explosion of trans visibility, thanks largely in part to activists like Laverne Cox (pictured). But this vibrant part of our rainbow community has...

By the Way: What Color Will 2019 Be?

Recently, Benjamin Moore announced its Color of the Year 2019: Metropolitan AF-690, a stylish gray with cool undertones; we get some perspective on using the hue from people with...

Three Olives Flavored Vodka Says “Happy Holidays” with a New Eggnog Flavor

Flavored vodka can offer the tantalizing taste of a lip-smacking mixed drink without all the extra ingredients and calories. While we’ve heard of some pretty decadent flavors...

“Notorious RBG” Gets the SCOTUS Judge Her Own Gallery Exhibit

Ruth Bader Ginsburg famously said, “I’m not queen . . . I’d rather be notorious.” And so it is that the Supreme Court Justice — now convalescing at home...

How Karl Lagerfeld Helped Reinvent a City

When Karl Lagerfeld returns to Hamburg, people take notice. As an arbiter of luxury and indulgence, few people are more influential than the Hamburg-born kaiser of couture who...

Did I Understand Consent as a Young Gay Man?

In light of recent high-profile allegations of sexual abuse, I can’t help but wonder if I even understood consent when I was a young gay man living in 1990s New York City. You...

Matchmaker, Matchmaker – Grant Wheaton and the Focus on Quality over Quantity.

How an Actor Became One of the LGBTQ Community’s Premiere Matchmakers. When Grant Wheaton moved to NYC as a young man to pursue his acting dreams, he didn’t expect to...

Wed in the World: Change Is Gonna Come. . . or Is on the Way

The latest on marriage equality around the world. Equality approaches for three iconic islands. Costa Rica Their supreme court recently lifted the ban on same-sex marriage, and...

LCMA Presents “Outliers and American Vanguard Art” in November

LACMA will bring the lauded exhibition Outliers and American Vanguard Art to its galleries starting November 18. The project explores pivotal moments when avant-garde artists and...

What Should Grooms Wear on the Big Day? Picking the Tux That’s Right for You

How do you go about deciding what to wear on your big day? Budget Renting can be kind if you plan to match with your wedding party and usually makes sure everything down to the...