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The Wilde Boys of Poetry

Could Alex Dimitrov be making poetry cool again?

By Justin Jannise

Catching Up With: The Fabulous Beekman Boys

 Since their hit reality series, The Fabulous Beekman Boys ended its second season earlier this year, the Beekman …

By Raef Harrison

True Prep: Rizzoli's Latest Book Celebrates Classic American Style

Today, the idea of preppiness is as malleable as it is ubiquitous. American designers like Tommy Hilfiger and Ralph …

By Max Berlinger

Sex Diaries

 Image courtesy of Museum of SexAn exhibit currently running at New York's Museum of Sex is shedding …

By Raef Harrison

Idols Worship

 The 1970s was a decade with dysfunctional government and troubled economic times, much like today. And back then, …


What to Read this Fall: Torres, Harline, Eugenides, Hollinghurst

We the Animals, By Justin TorresTorres’s moving debut novel about a white mother, a Puerto Rican father, …

By Jerry Portwood

David Armstrong: Youth And Beauty

The photographer's '615 Jefferson Avenue' is a dreamy collection of angelic, seemingly vulnerable young men. …

By Jack Pierson

Shelf Lives

Beauty Queens Libba Bray The Plot: An airplane crashes on a deserted island, sending 50 state pageant queens (Miss Rhode …

By Emily Drabinski

Catching Up With Candace Bushnell

Most gay men would probably take a bullet for Candace Bushnell. The author of a slew of books is best known for creating …

By Noah Michelson

Catching Up With Josh Kilmer-Purcell

Brokeback Mountain gave us gay cowboys, but The Fabulous Beekman Boys gave us gay farmers. Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Brent …

By Phillip B. Crook

The Official Justin Bond

Justin Vivian Bond—artist, songwriter, chanteuse—comes down from her East Village apartment to meet me. He …

By Mike Albo

Imitation of Life

When I started my new novel, Sing You Home, I was interested in why people who are opposed to gay rights feel that way. …

By Jodi Picoult

Catching Up With Felice Picano

Felice Picano's worshipers know him as a prolific author, poet, and memoirist who helped shape the gay lit genre in …

By Phillip B. Crook

Catching Up With Harry Hamlin

Actor Harry Hamlin dinged the cultural radar with his overtly sexual gay character in 1982's Making Love, only to …

By Phillip B. Crook

The Double Life of Bruce Sargeant

Early in Mark Beard's thorough study of his great uncle, the influential English artist Bruce Sargeant, the reader …

By Aaron Hicklin

Catching Up with Michael Cunningham

When Michael Cunningham and I first met, I knew him simply as Michael: that tall, handsome, charming man with whom …

By Chadwick Moore