Ballet’s Bad Boy Tells All

Frank Rizzo caught up with James Whiteside, principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre — and VOICE’s first cover boy — has always been an outspoken guy. Whether it’s as a star of bot...

September 10, 2021 / Buzz
More Than A Toy

When Matthew Ashton, LEGO Group’s vice president of design, was a child, he and his brother were very different. He knew he identified LGBTQ+ from an early age, and his brother was, well, more tradi...

September 10, 2021 / Buzz
ACLU Seeks Executive Order on ID Gender Changes; Biden Starts with Passports

Change may only come about from a grassroots uprising, but it’s always good to have some help straight from the top. That’s the strategy the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is pursuing on...

September 10, 2021 / Buzz
Once upon a time in West Hartford…

Maybe you were one of the lucky ones who witnessed, Tell Me Another—the  LGBTQ+ Experience. Sponsored by West Hartford Pride 2021, it was a captivating evening of mesmerizing storytelling with true...

September 10, 2021 / Buzz
New Law Says All Parents are Parents

The very title of the form given to parents of newborns tells you what’s wrong with it: “Acknowledgement of Paternity.” It’s also revealing to see which parents it’s offered to: opposite-sex...

September 10, 2021 / Buzz
Signs Point to Progress

Julia Gordon wanted to make a statement. While still in middle school, the Avon native watched the Black Lives Matter demonstrations and shared with her friends their upset over the murder of George F...

September 10, 2021 / Buzz

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Pilobolus’ Changing Shape with LGBTQ Dancers

Quincy Ellis sits cross-legged on the rehearsal hall floor of the Warner Theater in Torrington, his attention focused on the details of a dance piece performed by two members of the Pilobolus dance co...

September 10, 2021 / Arts & Culture
The Show Must Go On

After an Extended Intermission, Theaters Look Ahead By Paul Whitman It’s time to rediscover the performing arts. Over the last year, life’s been very dull and you’ve kept a low profile for ...

June 7, 2021 / Arts & Culture
Fresh Ideas

New LGBTQ Programmer Brings a New Vision to a Longstanding Festival By Frank Rizzo The first thing you notice about Malakhi Eason, besides his beaming smile and upbeat personality, is his hair. I...

June 7, 2021 / Arts & Culture
The Fabulous ’70s Decade of After Dark Magazine

When gay culture winkingly slipped into the mainstream Written & Photographed By FRANK RIZZO Billy Ordynowicz and Lawrence Degley have a gay obsession. Over the past few years Ordynowicz, a 3...

March 15, 2021 / Arts & Culture
Through A Different Lens

Author shines light on LGBTQ echoes in the characters, and life, of Thornton Wilder By FRANK RIZZO In Howard Sherman’s newly published book Another Day’s Begun – his “biography of a play” ...

March 15, 2021 / Arts & Culture
A New Chapter

Author Gregory Maguire on “Wicked,” sexy swans and gay perspectives By Frank Rizzo Can there possibly be a more beautiful bird?” asks author Gregory Maguire about one of his characters is his ...

November 12, 2020 / Arts & Culture, Featured Articles, Meet
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September 10, 2021 / Health & Wellness
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June 7, 2021 / Health & Wellness
Living Authentically

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