Anthony Costello

Phoenix Gay Idol 2017

August 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Anthony Costello, September 2017 Web Exclusive. This year, gayborhood bars welcomed a new singing competition throughout the month of June. The 12 preliminaries to Phoenix [...]

With This Ring …

July 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Anthony Costello, August 2017 Issue. A study from the Williams Institute, released June 23, reports 547,000 same-sex couples have gotten married since the Supreme [...]

On Your Marks. Get Set. Pride!

March 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Anthony Costello, April 2017 Issue. It’s almost time for runners to take their marks at the 2017 Pride Run Phoenix starting line. Produced and hosted by Phoenix [...]

The Zine Scene

September 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Anthony Costello, October 2016 Issue. Although Phoenix is best-known for it’s rocky, desert landscapes peppered by saguaros and desert foliage, it will finally get a [...]

Mr. Phoenix Leather 2016

April 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Anthony Costello, May 2016 Web Exclusive. As part of the 2016 Mr. Phoenix Leather weekend festivities, leather newcomer Daniel Christopher O’Leary has earned the [...]

Miss Gay USofA Newcomer 2016 Crowned

April 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Anthony Costello, May 2016 Issue. Photos by Scotty Kirby. Each year, fiercely intense Miss Gay USofA Newcomer hopefuls go wig-to-wig to bring home the coveted crown. Miss [...]

Pitchfork Pride

February 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Anthony Costello, March 2016 Issue. As Arizona State University settles into the spring semester, a proud tradition of honoring LGBTQ students draws nearer with Devils’ [...]

Christmas Queens

December 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Anthony Costello, January 2016 Web Exclusive. The holidays can be a drag. And, this year, your favorite “RuPaul’s Drag Race” queens are giving that statement an [...]

Arizona USofA Crowns 2015 Titleholders 

November 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Anthony Costello, December 2015 Issue. The Miss/Mister Arizona USofA team is preparing to bring Arizona intensity to nationals, which will take place March 6-13 in [...]

LGBT University

October 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Anthony Costello, November 2015 Issue. Freedom For All Americans (FFAA) debuted its first-ever apprenticeship program, LGBT University, in Phoenix Sept. 18. The program [...]

QU Scholar

August 20, 2015 // 1 Comment

By Anthony Costello, September 2015 Issue. While college courses are designed to educate, the broader experience offers students the opportunity to follow their passion, take [...]

Much Ado About “I Do”

July 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Anthony Costello, August 2015 Issue. The day so many same-sex couples have waited for and worked toward is finally here: same-sex marriage is now just marriage – a [...]

Summer Cinema

June 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Anthony Costello, June 18, 2015. As the blazing heat of another Arizona summer approaches, any outdoor activities that don’t involve pools or large bodies of water are [...]

The Calm Before The Storm

April 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Anthony Costello, May 2015 Issue. While training and practice are necessary contingents for success in sport, the success of a team isn’t always measured in goals [...]

Camp HERO

March 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Anthony Costello, March 12, 2015. Photos by Bill Gemmill. HERO Phoenix, an organization geared toward securing LGBT rights through education and training, will host its [...]
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