Lifestyle

LGBT news, politics, art & design, new products, home décor, wedding advice, the latest technology, and more.

How Do You Create the Ideal Floral Design for Your Wedding?

For thoughts on wedding blooms we consulted Barbara Mele of Gatherings Floral Design and the FlowerSchool of New York: METROSOURCE: What do you wish people knew before coming to...

Provincetown, MA: Come for an LGBT Vacation, Stay for the Artwork

Provincetown’s art scene is not nearly as famous among LGBT vacationers as the town’s seasonal events — including their spectacular Fourth of July weekend, Bear...

I Thought I Deserved to Be on a Fashion Blog Until I Got the Chance

Why shouldn’t I be one of those men they snap goin about their days sporting impeccable street fashion? I found out. Andy Warhol famously said, “In the future everyone will be...

Judson Dance Theater: The Work is Never Done

This September, the Museum of Modern Art will display a major exhibition, Judson Dance Theater: The Work is Never Done, celebrating the obstacles and accomplishments of the Judson...

I Had a Horrible Gay Break-Up and Couldn’t Stop Losing Weight

I parlayed a painful relationship split into increasingly extreme weight loss – until I discovered how low I could go. A few years ago, I went through one of the worst...

Why Is It So Hard To Find Clothing as a Short Gay Man?

When it comes to finding fabulous fashions that fit, gay men of diminutive stature have got no reason to live. With a 5’7’’ father and a 4’10’’ mother, height was...

Can You Throw a Big Gay Dinner Party Without the Dinner?

I decided to shake up my party-throwing routine, and the result was a culinary catastrophe. I love the feeling of being a host, but perhaps it’s easier to love when you...

A Gay Man Asks: Can I Wear This to a Formal Event?

It’s Saturday night and in about 15 minutes, I’m supposed to hop in a taxi headed for a swanky charity ball where everyone will be dressed to the hilt in their best...

Queer | Art Brings LGBTQ Generations Together through “After Mentorship”

How can we, as a community, replace a generation of artists decimated by AIDS? Provincetown Queer | Art may have an answer. Want to celebrate the creativity and diversity of the...

By the Way: How Chad James Went from Small Town Alabama Boy to International Designer

Designer Chad James talks growing up, coming out, design, taste, and Britney vs. Beyoncé. The great Maya Angelou (among others) has been credited with saying: “People will...

Wed in the World: Changing the Rules On Same-Sex Marriage

Australia adapts, the law takes on cake and flowers, and here comes a gay royal wedding! Australia “Previously any Queenslander who has undergone sexual reassignment surgery had...

“Head to Toe:” The Nude in Graphic Design

By Steven Heller and Mirko Ilic | Rizzoli New York, $50 This is a sublime look at the multifaceted ways nudity finds its way into graphic design by addressing how such images...