april/may 2014

The Newlyweds

What's the hardest thing about being married? Ask a hundred couples and you’re likely to receive two hundred different responses. Maybe he slacks off on the household chores or she overspends on the allotted monthly budget. Truth is, whether you’re  talking about heterosexual or same-sex couples, relationships all face similar obstacles. But ask Thomas Roberts and his husband, Patrick Abner, what’s been the...

Kylie’s Kiss And Tell

Spring is thankfully upon us, and if you’re seeking a soundtrack to complement the process of climbing out of the deep-freeze hell that the Polar Vortex hath wrought, Kylie Minogue’s Kiss Me Once seems tailor-made for the task.

The Australian pop queen spent the better part of last year recording the bulk of her 12th studio album in America—much of it was done...

Should We or Shouldn’t We?

So you found the perfect spot. You’ve chosen a night that’s meaningful to both you and your beloved. The waiter has uncorked the wine, and the table’s candlelight is casting just the right amount of romantic glow.

It’s all come down to this. Steeling yourself, you pop the big question: “Honey, will you make me the luckiest man on Earth and meet with...

Honeymooners’ Delight

The fancy party. The registry. Seeing old Uncle Sal getting wasted with the drag queen officiant. There are plenty of solid reasons to host a gay wedding, but none more potentially luxurious than the honeymoon! After all, you and your new hubby just spent all that time and energy (and money) hosting a fabulous fête. You deserve a little vacay.

And as the...

Final Take: The producers of "Kidnapped For Christ" on film-fest accolades and inspiring activism

They always come at night. Pharaoh’s men came at night to drown the Hebrew infants during the time of Moses. Herod’s men came at night to execute the children of Bethlehem during the Nativity of Jesus. Men came at night to rip an adolescent boy named David out of his bed, dragging him against his will to an Evangelical reform school in the...

Karmin Wants It All

By now, most pop-culture mavens know that Karmin (aka Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan) is that YouTube-born, radio-friendly duo who left us “Brokenhearted” on the charts two years ago, wooing us with their monochromatic style and flamboyant-yet-adorable pop sensibilities. And now, with the release of their highly anticipated encore, Pulses, they share a few stories with us (like getting pimp-slapped by Paul...