Joe DeLong - NYC Editor

06 Feb 2019

Pinwheel Pinwheel Is Our Psychedelic, Eclectic NYC Drag Queen Of The Week

There is no shortage of drag queens in NYC. You can’t throw a rock without hitting some twink in a dress who thinks he’s got what it takes to shantay down the runway just because he’s seen every season of Ru Paul’s Drag Race while practicing YouTube makeup tutorials. There’s a difference,

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05 Feb 2019

To Be Gay, Gifted and Black

By Lyric Ashani It has been 55 years since the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed to ensure the protection of minorities in America. Unfortunately, this legislation didn’t include the LGBTQ community. In 2009, President Barack Obama signed into law the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes

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31 Jan 2019

Representation Matters. The Black Women In Comedy Festival Is Coming To NYC

In 2017 Amy Schumer became the first ever female comedian to make it onto Forbes list of highest paid comics. In 2018, she failed to make the list a second time. Women in comedy have had a notoriously difficult time breaking into the upper tiers. They make less than their

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18 Jan 2019

Gay Men Can Have Toxic Masculinity Too

Thanks to a clever new ad campaign the topic of toxic masculinity is on many people’s lips. The Gillette commercial shows ‘real men’ grilling, being bullies, objectifying women, everything you imagine toxic masculinity to look like. Except for the fact that the men in the ad are all presented as

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17 Jan 2019

The Women’s March Is This Saturday In NYC

On Saturday January 19th the 3rd annual Women’s March takes place in NYC. The march was created to, as per their website, provide a safe and accepting platform for supporters of equality to rally and march in the promotion of civil rights for every human being regardless of gender, race,

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15 Jan 2019

Water For Grassroots Is Helping Turn Red States Blue

It’s safe to say that the midterms brought out a lot of first-timers. First-time voters and first-time candidates. Whether it was because of Trump, #metoo or any of the other multitude of reasons, the political novices were motivated and ready. Many of these first-time candidates were backed by small, local

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20 Dec 2018

Last Minute Gift Ideas For The Racists (I Mean “Trump Supporters”) In Your Life

Seeing your family for the holidays can be stressful. It’s even harder if the people you’re exchanging gifts with are Trumpers. What kind of gift can you get the dad who loves his MAGA hat so much he wears it to bed? Lucky for you I’ve put together a list

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