| Cavetown talks new projects, musical evolution and war on trans people By Lawrence Ferber As YouTube, social media, and self-released music platform Bandcamp grew in popularity, musicians could create music and garner followings from their own bedrooms: hence “bedroom pop” was born, and so was the career of UK-born, 23-year-old singer/songwriter/producer Robin Skinner (he/they),
By Finbarr Toesland It’s no secret that LGBTQ+ people face a range of financial challenges that heterosexual people simply don’t need to contend with. Less discussed are the effects of financial discrimination on building LGBTQ+ generational wealth. The stereotypical view of a wealthy gay couple with no children and a sizable disposable income is just
Pandemic sex-cam browsing led one photographer to an art project involving Grindr guys, their homes, and one very stinky situation By Lawrence Ferber A couple of blocks east from Manhattan’s Empire State Building in the neighborhood known as Murray Hill, 25-year-old Taiwan-born photographer Hsiang-Hsi Lu fires off a Grindr message. “He’s Taiwanese!” Lu remarks with
| BACK TO THE 60’S Bon Voyage is a cheerful collection that travels back to the 60s, the height of the industrialization boom in Barcelona when thousands arrived from smaller towns and cities. It was called “Catalan Manchester “because of the number of factories situated in the popular Poblenou neighborhood in Barcelona during the decade.
By Chris Azzopardi | ‘The world wasn’t ready for Einstein and his theories either’ Even in prison, Shea Diamond was a star. The concrete floor her stage, the men her audience. And the acoustics? “The best,” Diamond says. The 40-year-old soul songstress stretched her body over the hard ground, beating it while singing a song