Bitches, it's Madonna's Early Christmas Gift

The singer releases six songs early after leaked demos hit the web

First Lady

Since the 1990s, Candis Cayne has been dazzling queer audiences with her one-woman shows -- an outrageous and …

By Julia Serano

Secret New York

By Cass Bird

The Trans Fags

On a cold winter night I take my 20-year-old friend Hunter to an East Village gay bar -- his first time in a New York …

By T Cooper

Five Ways To Be A Trans Ally

1. Work with trans people to push your city's homeless shelter system to place residents according to gender identity …

By Dean Spade

The Gay Agenda

FLICK: Surfboards and men never looked better than in Shelter, the new film from Jonah Markowitz. When family …

By Edgar Casillas

Yo! Mama

In 1884, Charles Crozat Converse, a Pennsylvania attorney with a reformer's streak, perceived a gap in the English …

By Ilya Marritz

She's the Man

Who wears the pants? These women all did, on screens big and small, anyway -- and awards voters loved them for it. Linda …

By Eddie Shapiro

Out @ South by Southwest

If you're brave enough to push through five days of crowds, celebs, and crashers at South by Southwest's famous music …

By Megan Westerby

Meet Heloise & the Savoir Faire

Heloise & the Savoir Faire's debut album, Trash, Rats and Microphones (Simian/Yep Roc Records), is a brash, electric …

By Shana Naomi Krochmal

The Dream Life of Tilda Swinton

Counting off the stops in the whirlwind week that just was, Tilda Swinton is experiencing her very own Groundhog Day. …

By Aaron Hicklin

2008: The Year of Tilda

Although she's been performing since the mid 1980s, it's only in the last decade that Tilda Swinton has come to the …

By Aaron Hicklin

The Gay Agenda

FLICK: It's no secret that often the most heterosexual of films are by far the gayest. Not one to disappoint its gay …

By Edgar Casillas

Who's That Girl?

Even if you think you don't know Robyn, you probably know Robyn. Or at least chances are, bobbing in the back of your …

By Noah Michelson

Take a Hard Left at Disneyland

Paranoid Park, openly gay director Gus Van Sant's latest modest-budgeted foray into youth culture, is a very personal …

By Howard Feinstein

Waking Life

Last year Out chatted with San Antonio'based twank-punk trio Girl in a Coma about their debut album, Both Before I'm …

By Jason Lamphier

Bombs Away!

When asked why the new B-52's album is so sexed-up, front man Fred Schneider has a very logical response: 'Because we're …

By T. Cole Rachel