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Out in Columbus - Buckeye capital's LGBT-friendly tourist sites

Out in Columbus - Buckeye capital's LGBT-friendly tourist sites

  • by article and photos: Jim Provenzano
  • Sep 8, 2020

In March 2020, I joined a press trip to Columbus' Short North District with other journalists. As a former Ohioan, I wanted to witness the changes, and there were many, including some surprising new ones.

Homing's In: arts, nightlife, community events  Aug. 27-Sept. 4

Homing's In: arts, nightlife, community events Aug. 27-Sept. 4

  • Aug 27, 2020

Fall into autumn as film festivals come to fruition, nightlife cautiously returns to in-person gatherings, and community events and empower us all.

Homing's In, Aug. 20-29

Homing's In, Aug. 20-29

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Aug 20, 2020

Outside Lands goes In, Peaches Christ is reeling' for Rocky, and Burner on bikes beautify Golden Gate Park. Arts, nightlife and Community events invite your participation.

Morris Kight's life & times: 'Humanist, Liberationist, Fantabulist' gives gay rights activist his due

Morris Kight's life & times: 'Humanist, Liberationist, Fantabulist' gives gay rights activist his due

  • by Jason Victor Serinus
  • Aug 18, 2020

Biographer Mary Ann Cherry shines the spotlight on Morris Kight (1919-2003), the L.A.-based gay rights leader who did everything possible to ensure that the spotlight shone as much on the movement as on himself.

Family affair: 'Determined To Be Dad's a dynamic debut

Family affair: 'Determined To Be Dad's a dynamic debut

  • by Jim Piechota
  • Aug 18, 2020

In this dynamic debut memoir, Steve Disselhorst passionately recounts his journey to co-parenthood and all the joys and pains involved in the process.

Begin Again:  James Baldwin's America and its Urgent Lessons for Our Own

Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and its Urgent Lessons for Our Own

  • by Tim Pfaff
  • Aug 13, 2020

Eddie S. Glaude Jr.'s new book about James Baldwin -and what it meant to be an African-American and gay writer- joins a shelf of books whose timings is perfect.

Crescendo, SF Gay Men's Chorus gala, to include special guests

Crescendo, SF Gay Men's Chorus gala, to include special guests

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Aug 3, 2020

San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus' annual Crescendo gala goes online with honors to singer-actor Billy Porter, activist Ariadne Getty, and special guests Kristin Chenoweth, Alex Newell, Wilson Cruz, and more.

Homing's In: arts, nightlife, community events July 23-Aug 1.

Homing's In: arts, nightlife, community events July 23-Aug 1.

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 23, 2020

Up Your I.P.! Sorry, but nearly every event is online, including the otherwise public kinkfest Up Your Alley street fair. But that doesn't mean you can't have fun, so long as your router's rooting and your IP's percolating.

Gina Yashere, Fortune Feimster cohost 31st annual GLAAD Awards online July 30

Gina Yashere, Fortune Feimster cohost 31st annual GLAAD Awards online July 30

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 20, 2020

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation's annual awards will be held online, with a fab array of special guests, including Dolly Parton, Dan Levy, Lil Nas X, Angelica Ross and many others.

Hearts in San Francisco's call for artists

Hearts in San Francisco's call for artists

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 16, 2020

Artists who'd like to be part of the 17th annual Hearts in San Francisco public art design competition can submit to the fundraiser for SF's Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital programs.

Hearing their stories: Queercore Podcasts share LGBT history

Hearing their stories: Queercore Podcasts share LGBT history

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 13, 2020

The QueerCore Podcast, hosted by August Bernadicou, elucidates radical, LGBTQ activists' dark histories. It is a spotlight on the catalysts who fought in the front-lines, in the back-lines and in the trenches of civil rights.

Homing's In: July 10-17 and ongoing arts, nightlife, community events

Homing's In: July 10-17 and ongoing arts, nightlife, community events

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 9, 2020

Happy Blursday. When is that Zoom drag bake sale fundraiser string quartet? We'll do our best to delineate one event from another amid the midsummer maskness.

Meet Brian Falduto: Gay Life Coach is also a little bit Country

Meet Brian Falduto: Gay Life Coach is also a little bit Country

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jul 7, 2020

Fame came early for Brian Falduto, a child actor in 'School of Rock.' Falduto is now back in the limelight, albeit in a very different way. He's an LGBTQ life coach and Country music singer-songwriter.

Mapping the Gay Guides Project highlights historic queer spaces

Mapping the Gay Guides Project highlights historic queer spaces

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 4, 2020

A new scholarly project at Cal State Fullerton, created by Assistant Professor Eric Gonzaba, maps LGBT bars, cafes and hotels from the historic Bob Damron's Gay Guides.