The Spread | 07.2016

VICTOR MORRIS PHOTO BY DUSTI CUNNINGHAM STAGE NAME: Holly Wood AGE: 27 HOMETOWN: Riverside, CA SELF IDENTIFY AS: A Gay Man CURRENT, PAST OCCUPATIONS: Currently a Drag Queen and Personal Trainer, past occupation—Retail Manager. CHILDHOOD CRUSH: Brad Pitt, though I did go through a Justin Timberlake phase. RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Taken. PET PEEVE: Personal hygiene: rinse, scrub,…

The Talk | 07.2016

I CAN’T TELL YOU “I can’t tell you how many bars and clubs I’ve been to over the years… Every gay man in America remembers the first time they went to a gay bar and how they felt.” —CNN newsman Anderson Cooper on the significance of gay bars in LGBTQ culture, to The New York…

The Transaction | 07.2016

STRENGTH IN NUMBERS 1.4 million adults identify as transgender in America; Pentagon ends ban on transgender troops in military. BY ORLY LYONNE An estimated 1.4 million people—around 0.6 percent of U.S. adults—identify as transgender, according to a new study. “The findings from this study are critical to current policy discussions that impact transgender people,” said…