The fashion crowd has always flocked to Fire Island. On the far left, designer DD Dominick joined in a round of applause.


Fire Island: Freedom and Summer Fun in the Seventies

Before the AIDS epidemic took hold in the Eighties, summer weekenders on Fire Island reveled in a freeing environment that some say was like no other.

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Installation view of "Thirst/Trap."


Sean Fader Explores a New Queer Narrative With ‘Thirst/Trap’ Exhibit at Denny Dimin Gallery

The artist highlights queer representation in visual art and the lost history of LGBTQ violence from the late Nineties in a dual exhibition in New York.

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A still from the show.


Tatiana Maslany on the ‘Shocking’ Relevancy of ‘Perry Mason’

The actress stars as Sister Alice on HBO’s “Perry Mason” reboot.

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Ricky Velez


Ricky Velez, The Next Big Thing in Stand-Up, on Healing Through Comedy

Velez costars and cowrites in real-life best friend Pete Davidson’s “The King of Staten Island,” and looks toward his own HBO special.

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Teyana Taylor


Teyana Taylor on Her Own Time

The singer released her third album — “The Album” — on June 19 and won Video Director of the Year at the 2020 BET Awards.

clock June 29, 2020Kristen Tauer

Munroe Bergdorf


Activism Through Art Form: Munroe Bergdorf

“I want society to recognize our humanity, to offer us opportunity, to keep us safe and encourage us to live authentically.”

clock June 26, 2020Victor Vaughns Jr.

Helen Harris


Activism Through Art Form: Helen Harris

“To be poor is hard. To be Black is hard. To be queer is hard. To be all at once is a death sentence and that is not fair. I need the future to hold compassion and freedom and real happiness.”

clock June 26, 2020Victor Vaughns Jr.

Coco and Breezy


Activism Through Art Form: Coco and Breezy

“It’s great to be highlighted during Pride, but I hope that people can recognize the talent on an everyday basis. I hope that the community will receive equal opportunities, especially when it is our story to tell.”

clock June 26, 2020Victor Vaughns Jr.

DeVonn Francis


Activism Through Art Form: DeVonn Francis

“The fact of the matter is Black people have been the shapers and builders of so many important forms of dance, food, fashion and music, and it’s time to be properly credited and paid for that labor.”

clock June 26, 2020Victor Vaughns Jr.

Juneteenth marches photographed by JD Barnes on June 19, 2020 in NYC .


‘The Story Needs to Be Told, but It Also Needs to Be Experienced’: A Black Photographer’s View

JD Barnes, the chief photographer for Essence, on the need to shoot the Black Lives Matter protests in New York.

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Jennifer Sey


Levi’s Jennifer Sey Brings USA Gymnastics Scandal to Netflix With ‘Athlete A’

“I wanted it to be an examination of the culture that allowed this to happen,” said Sey of the documentary featuring the athletes, attorneys, detectives and reporters who brought USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar to justice.

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Ottessa Moshfegh


Ottessa Moshfegh Revisits the Past for ‘Death in Her Hands’

The author penned her latest novel several years ago.

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Get to Know The Okra Project, Nourishing the Black Trans Community Through Food

The organization was founded in late 2018 by actress and activist Ianne Fields Stewart.

clock June 22, 2020Kristen Tauer

Jamie Gill, chief executive officer at Roksanda


Roksanda’s Jamie Gill on Being Gay, Indian and Breaking Glass Ceiling

An advocate of LGBTQ rights and ceo of Roksanda, Gill wants the fashion industry to be more inclusive.

clock June 22, 2020Tianwei Zhang

Channing Godfrey Peoples - 'Miss Juneteenth'Deadline Sundance Studio presented by Hyundai, Day 1, Park City, USA - 24 Jan 2020


Channing Godfrey Peoples Makes Directorial Debut With ‘Miss Juneteenth’

The director’s poignant film is a love letter to her hometown in Texas.

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Company dancers


Martha Graham Dance Company Reinterprets ‘Immediate Tragedy’ for 2020

Artistic director Janet Eilber discusses staging the “lost” 1937 dance for a digital audience.

clock June 19, 2020Kristen Tauer

Phoebe Bridgers


Feeling at Home With Phoebe Bridgers

The musician has released her sophomore album, “Punisher.”

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Yvonne Orji in her HBO special "Momma, I Made It!"


Yvonne Orji and the Road to Making It

Orji, who is best known as Molly in “Insecure,” pulls back the curtain on her life as a Nigerian American for her new HBO special “Momma, I Made It!”

clock June 18, 2020Leigh Nordstrom

Chloe in Carolina Herrera's plaited rib tie turtleneck and flare skirt. Halle in Carolina Herrera's cape minidress.


The Youthful Wisdom of Chloe x Halle

As they release their second album, Chloe and Halle Bailey are more sure of themselves — and more empowered in using their voice, at a particularly relevant time — than ever.

clock June 17, 2020Leigh Nordstrom

The Faraglioni rocks off the coast of Capri.


How to See Capri Without Leaving Your Armchair

A new coffee table book, “Eternal Capri,” showcases the island’s rugged coastline, sumptuous villas and colorful personalities.

clock June 17, 2020Joelle Diderich

Sign reads "CHOP Capitol Hill Occupied Protest,", in Seattle. Protesters calling for police reform and other demands have taken over several blocks near downtown Seattle after officers withdrew from a police station in the area following violent confrontations. The CHOP name is a change from CHAZ (Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone) that was used earlier in the weekAmerica Protests Demonstrations, Seattle, United States - 14 Jun 2020


What It’s Like Inside CHOP, Seattle’s Autonomous Zone

Inside the six-block zone of Seattle nearly one week in of being police-free.

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Brigitte Lacombe. California, Pacific #2. 60x80 cm. Courtesy of Absolut Art.


Brigitte Lacombe Photos From Isolation to Benefit Coalition for the Homeless

The photographer teamed up with Absolut Art to offer four limited photo print editions.

clock June 15, 2020Kristen Tauer



‘Drag Has Always Been a Form of Activism and Protest’: Shangela Gets to Work

The star of HBO’s “We’re Here” launches an initiative to help feed drag performers who are struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic, and looks ahead through Pride Month.

clock June 15, 2020Leigh Nordstrom

Queen Elizabeth IIQueen Elizabeth II official birthday celebration, Windsor, UK - 13 Jun 2020


Queen Elizabeth Attends Downsized Public Ceremony Due to COVID-19

The annual Trooping the Colour ceremony, which normally draws royals young and old to the main balcony of Buckingham Palace, was a restrained affair that took place at Windsor Castle, with only Queen Elizabeth in attendance.

clock June 13, 2020Samantha Conti

Dishes from Forsythia


Forsythia Enters New York Dining With Takeout Concept

The restaurant, which is set to open later this year in the Lower East Side, is offering meal kits for pickup.

clock June 12, 2020Kristen Tauer



EXCLUSIVE: Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike to Headline This Year’s Digital Tomorrowland

The music festival’s organizers have attracted 25 million active viewers with weekly livestreams as part of a digital initiative leading up to this year’s online Tomorrowland, shares cofounder Michiel Beers.

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Marisa Takal, I'm Driving By, 2019. Oil on canvas. 50 x 65 in.


Night Gallery Online Exhibit Benefits Black Lives Matter

Using art as a vehicle for reparations and social justice.

clock June 11, 2020Kristen Tauer

A still from "Coded Bias."


‘Coded Bias’ Director Shalini Kantayya Shines a Light on Racial and Gender Disparity in AI

“In the making of this film, I realized that algorithmic justice is where the battle for civil rights and democracy will happen in the 21st century.”

clock June 11, 2020Kristen Tauer

Luna Rossa


Luna Rossa’s Skipper, Max Sirena, on Protecting the Oceans

Marking World Oceans Day, Sirena spoke of the team’s wool, biodegradable uniforms in a partnership with The Woolmark Company and the urgency to avoid polluting the water.

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