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Soapbox: Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge marked much of 2012 as a return to her roots, having finally performed her first Pride concert in Pittsburgh in June and with the recording of a nostalgic and reflective new album, 4th Street Feeling. But with marriage equality gaining mainstream momentum, same-sex parents saturating prime-time TV and a major honor on the horizon from the National Museum...

Cover Guy: Mika

Mika is the first to admit he’s a kid at heart. An affinity for cartoon art, bright colors and playful melody quickly became a calling card of sorts when the curly-haired entertainer exploded on the pop scene in 2007. Mika, the performer, and his music were seen by many—industry and otherwise—as a refreshing change from the manufactured (mostly female) pop...

Soapbox: Deborah Cox

Whether telling us that nobody’s supposed to be here or professing absolutely not, Deborah Cox has been bringing gays to the dance floor for nearly 15 years—and she’s just getting started. Need more proof that the LGBT community holds a special place in her heart? Deborah headed across the pond earlier this summer and headlined...

A Game Change

As the Food and Drug Administration weighs approval of the off-label use of Truvada for HIV-negative individuals, we look at the arguments being made by those on both sides of the debate.

Dr. Lisa Sterman has been writing prescriptions for Truvada—a little blue pill that packs the punch of two...

Soapbox: Michael Urie

Ugly Betty fave Michael Urie has traded in the competitive world of fashion for the even more competitive world of...speech and debate? In his new documentary Thank You For Judging, Urie introduces us to the world of high school forensics, where the outcasts of the lunchroom are suddenly the rock stars and many an actor...

Cover Guy: Phil Bui

When this month’s cover model, Phil Bui, decided to open a restaurant in the heart of West Hollywood, his family wasn’t exactly thrilled. After all, the software engineer, who was pulling in a six-figure salary from a defense company, knew more about computer servers than he did about food servers. “They thought I’d fail because...

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