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Soapbox: Chely Wright

Two years ago she stunned the country music world by coming out of the closet, and Chely Wright hasn’t let up since. Today she’s working on a new song with a friend in Nashville and loving her life with wife Lauren (their one-year anniversary is this summer—congratulations!) in Manhattan. In celebration of our Pride Issue,...

Cover Guy: Adam Lambert

Life’s good for Adam Lambert. The Grammy nominee remains one of the top-selling contestants from American Idol’s varied and lengthy roster. His fan base, affectionately appointed with the “Glamberts” nickname, is well known for its devotion. His résumé is solid and on par with the cherished divas regularly deified by the gayborhood. Yet inexplicably, gay men...

Soapbox: Shirley Manson

Equal parts fierce and fragile, Shirley Manson has been the brazen voice behind Garbage for nearly two decades, unapologetically standing up for the outsiders among us and bringing a little glam to the boys’ club. And now, after a seven-year absence, Garbage is back this month with a highly anticipated new album, Not Your Kind Of...

Cover Guy: Jason Mraz

A note to our readers: No, you didn’t inadvertently pick up one of those other gay magazines that routinely put the straight celeb of the moment on their cover. This isInstinct—a magazine that for nearly 15 years has stood behind the pledge to put openly gay and bisexual men of our community on its cover....

Soapbox: Wendy Williams

Whether you’ve heard her on the radio, picked up her best-selling book or even seen her checking the boys on Logo’s A-List reunion specials, nothing compares to the feisty Wendy Williams at home on her syndicated daytime talk show, The Wendy Williams Show. Always quick to get the dish and ask celebrities the questions we...

Cover Guy: Steve Espinosa

Steve, the onetime art director at the very publication you hold in your hands—a guy who used to painstakingly sift through the cover guy applicants with yours truly, who would direct the photo shoots and, ultimately, design every single page for nearly half a decade—is now having the camera turned on him. And what better...

Soapbox: George Kotsiopoulos

It can’t be easy to sit next to Joan Rivers week after week and hold your own, but as Fashion Police’s resident stylist (and resident gay), George Kotsiopoulos does just that—and ever so stylishly! So when it came time to pick a Soapbox speaker for our Spring Style Issue, who better than the man who puts just as much thought into...

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