David-Elijah Nahmod

Mr. Phoenix Leather 2018

April 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

By David-Elijah Nahmod, May 2018 Issue. When Scott Darby decided he was ready to claim his place in the community, he had no idea his journey would lead him to an [...]

Jonathan Fernandez

March 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

By David-Elijah Nahmod, April 2018 Issue. Jonathan Fernandez, a breakout star on season 8 of VH1’s “Love and Hip Hop,” credits Vice President Mike Pence for inspiring [...]

Surviving Conversion Therapy

March 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

By David-Elijah Nahmod, April 2018 Issue. In 1964, when I was 8 years old, my parents had me committed to a mental hospital in New York City. Years later, when I asked my mom [...]

Dressed To Impress

July 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

By David-Elijah Nahmod, August 2016 Issue. In HBO’s trend-setting new documentary, Suited, viewers are introduced to a Brooklyn-based garment maker whose business is custom [...]

Absolutely Fabulous

July 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

By David-Elijah Nahmod, August 2016 Issue. Edina and Patsy are back! The eternally youthful and glamorous trendsetters (in their own minds, anyway) have landed big-screen [...]

Out of Iraq

June 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

By David-Elijah Nahmod, July 2016 Web Exclusive. The new documentary Out of Iraq, which screened at the LA Film Festival June 2 and debuted on Logo June 13, tells the love [...]

Hon Kachina

May 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

By David-Elijah Nahmod, June Issue Web Exclusives. As part of its 39th annual volunteer awards and dinner, which took place May 7 at the Marriot Camelback Inn Resort and [...]

Dressed As A Girl

May 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

By David-Elijah Nahmod, June 2016 Web Exclusive. There are moments of brilliance in Colin Rothbart’s new documentary Dressed As A Girl. The British filmmaker focuses [...]

“Disengaged”

April 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

By David-Elijah Nahmod, May 2016 Web Exclusive. Jen Tullock and Hannah Pearl Utt aren’t a couple, but they play one on TV. Close friends and writing partners, they [...]

Phurfest 2016

April 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

By David-Elijah Nahmod, May 2016 Web Exclusive. For the past 12 years Phoenix has hosted Phurfest, a gathering of Bears (and friends). From April 28 to May 2, bears of all [...]

Chasin’ A Butterfly

March 17, 2016 // 1 Comment

By David-Elijah Nahmod, April 2016 Web Exclusive. “It is great to see our diverse communities growing and having the kind of rights we deserve,” said Alana [...]

Shea Freedom

March 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

By David-Elijah Nahmod, April 2016 Web Exclusive. Musician Shea Freedom has been around the block and back. By age 14 he had lost both his parents and went to to be placed [...]

Meet Kylar W. Broadus

February 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

By David-Elijah Nahmod, March 2016 Web Exclusive. The past few years have become, as Time Magazine called it, a “transgender tipping point.” Trans actress Laverne [...]

“Hit the Floor”

January 8, 2016 // 1 Comment

By David-Elijah Nahmod, February 2016 Web Exclusive. VH1’s wildly popular show “Hit the Floor” returns for its third season on Jan. 18. The fast-paced drama follows [...]
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