This Week In OUT: Aunt Lydia, 'RPDR' Drama, and OUT's New EIC
Pride Media Announces Phillip Picardi as New EIC of 'OUT Magazine'
Picardi is known for his work as chief content officer at Teen Vogue, where he shifted focus from fashion and celebrity to gender equality and social justice themes, helping bring their traffic from 2 to 12 million unique monthly visitors in two short years. Read more here.
California Becomes First State to Recognize LGBT+ Veterans’ Memorial
Though it was built in 2001 and even acknowledged by former presidents Gerald Ford, Bill Clinton, George Bush, and Barack Obama, a memorial for LGBTQ war veterans in California has only just been officially recognized by the most arguably liberal state in the country. Read more here.
Restaurant Given a One Star Review Because It Flew a Tiny Rainbow Flag
The review reads: "This should be considered treason against our Nation and our Italian Heritage and against Nature and should be punishable as a crime." Read more here.
Model Chufue Yang Calls Out Racism and Homophobia in Fashion Industry
He cites a larger issue in the industry after being dropped from Ford Models. Read more here.
Garrett Clayton Comes Out As Gay in Instagram Post
The King Cobra star revealed he's been in a relationship "for a long time" with another man. Read more here.
Troye Sivan is Totally Down for a Kim Petras Collab
"I'd absolutely love to work with Kim on something. We'll have to figure that out... And I absolute love seeing the rise of other queer artists like Kim and others. It's almost become cool to be queer which is great." Read more here.
Cher Sends Out Her 'SOS' and We Pick It Up Loud and Clear
It's the latest single to drop from her Abba cover album, Dancing Queen, which is available September 28. Read more here.
Sarah Paulson Hosts End of World Lottery in 'AHS: Apocalypse' Teaser
American Horror Story: Apocalypse premieres September 12 on FX. Read more here.
Lady Bunny Teases Sickening Wigstock 2.HO Lineup
Lady Bunny is bringing back her iconic New York drag festival with Wigstock 2.HO. Read more here.
Neil Patrick Harris Will Reprise His Role as Hedwig at Wigstock
He's also co-hosting the legendary event with Lady Bunny, who originally founded Wigstock (which initially ran from 1985 to 2001). Read more here.
Junior Drag Queens Slay as Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj
TNT Boys are a musical trio who took on the the Nicki Minaj/Jessie J/Ariana Grande bop, "Bang Bang." And they pulled it off flawlessly in full drag. Read more here.
Pearl Reveals She's Been Blacklisted from 'RPDR' Following Ru Drama
Season seven finalist, Pearl recently appeared on Hey Qween, where she opened up about her "flaze da" demeanor during the show. Read more here.
Two Glorious Years of Broadway Bares
Every year, Broadway's best unite for a night of stripping, dancing, and fun to benefit Broadway Bares/Equity Fights AIDS--and the show's no joke. Read more here.
Troy Pes Posts Pictures of His Boyfriend to Show You Can Be Gay & Happy
"It took me so long to accept myself as a gay person," Pes said in his Attitude interview. "It took me so long to be able to say, 'Yeah, I'm gay.' It took me so long to come to terms with that, and to feel OK with saying it." Read more here.
Ricardo D. Peris' Satirical, Graphic Artwork Fights Oppression
The satirical artist critiques gay dating culture with his graphic illustrations. Read more here.
56 Photos of Gorgeous, Sculpted Men By James Critchley
James Critchley specializes in photographing very muscular men. Read more here.
Harlem Days (Funky, Fresh, & Dripping in Finesse)
Photographer Blair Getz Mezibov captures an uptown style for our September issue. Read more here.
John Duff Gets 'Girly,' Channels Pop Icons in Debut Video
The gay artist's debut single embraces femininity and pays tribute to gay icons. Read more here.
MNEK: The Queer U.K. Artist Is Ready to Tell His Own Story
After racking up songwriting and producing credits for the likes of Beyonce and Madonna, MNEK is ready to show the world who he is--and it's anything but typical. Read more here.
The Duality of Ann Dowd: On Playing Aunt Lydia and Raising a Gay Son
We chatted with the Handmaid's Tale star ahead of her Emmy race. Read more here.