Ugly Betty star speaks out

June 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Seth Reines, July 2019 Issue. “I’ve never said I was straight, and I am not saying I’m gay now. I never lie, and I have never shied away from the topic. I have [...]

Rent speaks to LGBTQ millennials

May 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Seth Reines, June 2019 Issue. In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway and forever changed the landscape of American theater. Rent [...]

Out Cirque acrobat flies high in Amaluna

March 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Seth Reines, April 2019 Issue. In 2011, a young British athlete came out to his family, boarded a flight to Montreal, and began his new life as a Cirque du Soleil acrobat. [...]

Mayme Kratz: Dark Is Light

December 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Jenna Duncan, January 2019 Issue. Life is a cycle, and after the cycle for any living thing on earth comes death. Some people think of these as opposites. The same can be [...]


October 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Danika Worthington, November 2016 Issue. Freddy Prinze Charming. Transcendent, as defined by Merriam-Webster, means “exceeding usual limits” and “universally [...]

In Fluxx

January 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Megan Wadding, February 2016 Issue. Fluxx Productions, Tucson’s queer performance and cultural arts stage – the first and only of its kind in the entire Southwest – [...]

“VEME: Queering Phoenix”  

November 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Laura Latzko, December 2015 Issue. In Spanish, veme means “see me,” and serves as a command and an order to be seen – not to be simply looked at. It is also the very [...]

Frida Kahlo: Her Photos

October 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Laura Latzko, November 2015 Issue. The name Frida Kahlo instantly calls to mind paintings representative of Mexican culture, politics, feminism and self. But what about [...]

Sensual Media

September 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

By KJ Philp, October 2015 Issue. She has but one name, and only one gallery displays her art. Each individual piece of work she creates serves as a glimpse of – more like a [...]

Setting Himself apART

September 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Art Martori, October 2015 Issue. It’s a steady Tuesday evening at the Royale Lounge when I catch up with downtown Phoenix artist and designer Ruben Gonzales. We’re [...]

LGBT Artists to Watch

September 17, 2015 // 1 Comment

By Richard Schultz, October 2015 Issue. The Valley is a home to a wide array of talented artists who are making a name for themselves both onstage and behind the scenes. [...]

A Quaint(ance) Experience

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Marshall Shore, September 2015 Issue. I first became aware of George Quaintance while on vacation in Provincetown, Mass. This hyper-quaint New England town is now a [...]

Breaking All the Rules

March 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Desi Rubio, March 12, 2015. Photos courtesy of The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh. Reigning Queens: Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, 1985 Widely remembered as [...]

Mujeres Del Sol

February 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Hana Khalyleh, Feb. 12, 2015. Photo by Cici McGehee. For three years, women and girls from all backgrounds and ethnicities have converged to express themselves and share [...]


December 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Alexis Getscher, Dec. 18, 2014. Headlines of marriage equality, and related issues, have dominated the media landscape throughout 2014. While this movement toward the [...]
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