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The Frivolist:  Jive Turkeys — 5 Non-Traditional Meals You Can Make This Thanksgiving

The Frivolist: Jive Turkeys — 5 Non-Traditional Meals You Can Make This Thanksgiving

By: Mikey Rox*/Special to TRT—  Turkey is the unequivocal king of the Thanksgiving dinner table, but if you’re tired of bowing down to a Butterball every fourth Thursday of November, there are alternatives. From Southern-style cuisine to a succulent Coastal feast—and even a vegetarian-based menu thrown in for all you PETA card carriers—here are five […]

Jason Collins Announces Retirement from NBA

Jason Collins Announces Retirement from NBA

By: Kelly Morris/The Seattle Lesbian— Eighteen months after becoming the first openly gay man in one of the four major professional team sports, 35-year-old NBA player Jason Collins officially announced his retirement to Sports Illustrated. Collins started in the NBA with the New Jersey Jets in 2001 and ended playing 22 games for the Brooklyn Nets since […]

Hypocrites: The Duggars Delete Same-Sex Couples Kissing on FB Family Page

Hypocrites: The Duggars Delete Same-Sex Couples Kissing on FB Family Page

By: Kelly Morris/Special to TRT by The Seattle Lesbian— First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes…Instagram selfies and controversy. Jessa Duggar, 21, one of the many children in TLC’s 19 Kids and Counting, got married to her 19-year-old husband Ben Seewald on November 1. The couple didn’t share their first kiss at the wedding, but chose to […]

Lisa Kudrow: A Comeback to Cherish

Lisa Kudrow: A Comeback to Cherish

Lisa Kudrow on Valerie’s return, ‘superhuman’ gays and the future of Romy and Michele By: Chris Azzopardi*/Special to TRT— Ten years without our favorite cupcake-wearing gonzo, Valerie Cherish, is 10 years too long. But the wait’s over. You were heard. A decade after The Comeback first premiered, the hilariously cringe-y HBO trailblazer that lasted just one […]

Out of Town: Napa Valley — Wine Country for LGBTs

Out of Town: Napa Valley — Wine Country for LGBTs

By: Andrew Collins/Special to TRT— Northern California’s Napa Valley (visitnapavalley.com) is by no means solely about wine-touring. You’ll find soothing hot springs spas and smartly furnished B&Bs, scenic opportunities for hiking and biking, and some of the country’s most celebrated restaurants. This sunny, temperate valley bracketed by rugged ridgelines is first and foremost simply a […]

The Sweet Dreams of Annie Lennox

The Sweet Dreams of Annie Lennox

Icon on her legacy, the ‘nostalgia’ of youth and why Beyoncé is ‘feminist lite’ By: Chris Azzopardi*/Special to TRT— They don’t make hearts bigger than the one beating inside of Annie Lennox. Despite the icon’s legendary recording career, dating back to the late ’70s, music has taken a backseat to another passion: people. While still […]

The Frivolist: 9 Reasons Why Coming Out on a Holiday Isn’t a Good Idea

The Frivolist: 9 Reasons Why Coming Out on a Holiday Isn’t a Good Idea

By: Mikey Rox*/Special to TRT— Holiday time may seem like an ideal opportunity to come out to your family—everybody’s in one place at one time and there’s less chance for an individual meltdown in a large group setting—but there are many other variables that should be considered. Coming out isn’t just about you, after all. […]

The OutField: The State of Trans Athletes

The OutField: The State of Trans Athletes

By: Dan Woog */Special to TRT— The full-page ad on the back of the Sunday Minneapolis Star Tribune sports section was meant to attract attention. It certainly did. “A male wants to shower beside your 14-year-old daughter,” the ominous black type read. “Are YOU ok with that?” The ad was purchased by the Minnesota Child […]