Losin’ my religion

Posted on 21 Oct 2016 at 6:30am

Neon Trees’ out frontman Tyler Glenn goes solo, both musically and spiritually   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor Look carefully at the picture. Yes, that picture. The mane of spiky chestnut hair. The scruffy beard. The brooding pet, clad in earth-toned leather before a scarlet backdrop. Introspective. Edgy. Anguished. That’s Tyler Glenn. Yes, that Tyler […]

Shooting Star

Posted on 07 Oct 2016 at 6:30am

Orlando  performer inspires her community to keep on dancing after Pulse tragedy   Dance can heal; we know that. It can be a cathartic soul-soother, as it’s been, ironically, in Orlando since the June 12 shooting at Pulse Nightclub that claimed 49 lives and injured 53 others, leaving the city, and the world, devastated and […]

Idina, letting go

Posted on 23 Sep 2016 at 6:30am

‘Rent.’ ‘Wicked.’ ‘Frozen.’ And now a remake of ‘Beaches.’ We track the making of a queer icon with Idina Menzel   Though it arrives nearly 20 years after her debut album, the timing couldn’t be more perfect for a self-titled Idina Menzel release. Menzel’s latest is a declaration of self — of her real self, […]

Becoming Ms. Wright

Posted on 09 Sep 2016 at 6:15am

When Chely Wright came out, Nashville turned its back on one of its hitmakers. But now the happily married mother of 2 has found her own, new musical voice JONANNA WIDNER  | Contributing Writer My goal,” says Chely Wright, as we chat on the phone few days before the release of her new album I […]

Kiwi fruit

Posted on 05 Aug 2016 at 6:30am

New Zealand-born indie musician Ladyhawke talks about her musical — and sexual — awakening Here comes the bride… and the other bride. It was as simple as that for Pip Brown, whose goes by the stage name Ladyhawke. The New Zealand-born indie popster flew under the gaydar until 2015, when she announced her marriage to […]

Vision of love

Posted on 01 Jul 2016 at 6:30am

Wherein we reflect with music goddess and queer ally Mariah Carey on her artistry, her new Vegas show and her love for the gay community Nearly 25 years after I first heard her voice on cassette, my phone rings. It’s Mariah Carey, the sales-crushing icon with a whopping 18 No. 1 singles, the five-time Grammy […]

Raise the Rufus!

Posted on 24 Jun 2016 at 6:15am

Taming the unruly world of glam singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright I’m not at the psychiatrist’s office.” Rufus Wainwright realizes that now, years later. There was a time, he acknowledges, amused by the notion, that interviews such as the one we’re engaged in passed as therapy. For that reason, the singer and composer is transparent, a book […]

Royale (with cheese)

Posted on 08 Apr 2016 at 6:30am

‘Drag Race’ fan favorite Latrice Royale joins her fellow queens for Divas of Drag, a nationwide tour that proves drag is bigger than Latrice herself As anyone who has ever seen her perform could tell you, Latrice Royale is larger than life — in a multitude of ways. Although she began performing drag in the […]

Do speak!

Posted on 01 Apr 2016 at 7:20am

Gwen Stefani goes on the record about Gavin, Blake and her gay posse Don’t speak? Gwen Stefani can’t help it as she opens up about her latest release — the “record that saved my life.” Featuring a multitude of diary-like outpourings related to Gavin Rossdale, whom the No Doubt frontwoman divorced in 2015 after 13 […]

Don’t hate Steve Grand because he’s beautiful

Posted on 25 Mar 2016 at 6:15am

… Enough people do that already, including himself Steve Grand can barely stand himself — that is, the superficial, Internet-packaged version of the singer/songwriter/dreamboat presented to the public since even before his 2013 viral hit “All-American Boy” rocked our gay world. “I don’t like the me that most people probably see,” admits Grand, 26. Now, […]