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7 Gay-Friendly Fall Getaway Destinations: Easy on the Wallet

7 Gay-Friendly Fall Getaway Destinations: Easy on the Wallet

By: Mikey Rox*/Special to TRT— Summer just bid us adieu, but that’s no reason to put your luggage away. There are lots of great LGBT-friendly destinations to consider this fall, many of which are more affordable than they were just a month ago. What new adventures should be on your itinerary? Peep my picks below, […]

Panic! at the Disco Frontman Takes on Westboro, Talks ‘Gay’ Past & Lapsed Mormonism

Panic! at the Disco Frontman Takes on Westboro, Talks ‘Gay’ Past & Lapsed Mormonism

By: Chris Azzopardi*/Special to TRT— Panic! at the Disco frontman Brendon Urie is on the Westboro Baptist Church’s $hit list – who isn’t? – and he couldn’t be happier about it. Laughing off the recent protest that took place during a Kansas City stop on the band’s “Gospel Tour,” Urie, who revealed in our interview […]

Angels in America: Part 2 - Perestroika at The Umbrella Community Arts Center and a Partnership with Fenway Health

Angels in America: Part 2 – Perestroika at The Umbrella Community Arts Center and a Partnership with Fenway Health

CONCORD, Mass.—The Umbrella Community Arts Center in Concord Massachusetts will bring Angels in America: Part 2 – Perestroika to its stage from October 3 – 18. The production follows The Umbrella’s staging of Angels in America: Part 1 – Millennium Approaches, which closed the 2013-2014 season and received nine DASH Award nominations, including Best Lead Actor […]

The OutField: Putting ‘Puto’ to Shame

The OutField: Putting ‘Puto’ to Shame

By: Dan Woog*/Special for TRT— The recently concluded 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil had everything: Goals galore. Scintillating performances (including several by the surprisingly non-inept United States team). Gay prostitutes. ¡¿Que diabos?! “Gay prostitutes” refers to a very loud, very clear chant favored by many (though certainly not all) Mexican fans. “Puto” is as […]

Out of Town: Exploring Québec City

Out of Town: Exploring Québec City

By: Andrew Collins*/Special to TRT— With its fairytale setting high on a cliff-top overlooking the St. Lawrence River, Québec City ranks among the most romantic and historic destinations in the Western Hemisphere. Although it’s grown over the years into a thriving metropolis of slightly more than 500,000, Québec City’s ancient core, which lies inside a […]

The Frivolist: 10 Smart Ways to Capitalize on Back-to-School Savings

The Frivolist: 10 Smart Ways to Capitalize on Back-to-School Savings

By: Mikey Rox/Special to TRT— Even if you’re not a parent, August is a month to use back-to-school sales to your advantage; this time of year is great for stocking up on office and craft supplies, new clothes and shoes, and snack foods for your work lunches. To help you make the most of this […]

Out of Town: Asheville, North Carolina LGBT Places to Visit

Out of Town: Asheville, North Carolina LGBT Places to Visit

By: Andrew Collins/Special to TRT— If you’ve been keeping up with the country’s most buzzed-about hipster destinations of late, you’ve probably heard Asheville mentioned in the mix, perhaps alongside cities like Austin, Brooklyn, and Portland, Ore. This relatively small mountain metropolis in western North Carolina has long been a creative-spirited, relatively progressive island in one […]

Michael Sam Urges Athletes to Shine a Spotlight on Homophobia

Michael Sam Urges Athletes to Shine a Spotlight on Homophobia

  As Gay Games 9 is set to begin in Cleveland tomorrow, Michael Sam, one of the world’s highest profile LGBT athletes, is urging people to take part in the first international study on homophobia in sports. The study is the first to collect national data about discrimination in the United States as well as […]