Champagne Bubbles and Miss Gay America Dreams

In all my years, I had never been to a drag queen pageant, so I was excited to see what all the fuss was about. That's when I met Champagne Bubbles.


Photo Credit: Jim Decker

MB Steak

The culinary landscape of Las Vegas is dotted with steakhouses. Some are classic and old-school, some are slick and modern. Some are tremendously pricey, others affordable. A few of them are celebrity chef owned, many are not. And most of them are very good. I found MB Steak to be exceptional.


Team GSA

A new generation of LGBT+ and their allies are standing together and educating others in cities all around the U.S. Pride clubs in middle and high schools are becoming more and more common with each new school year, with the purpose of education and spreading love and acceptance, both in and out of the hallways.


Photo Credit: Tom Donoghue

Kesha Closes Out M Resort Spa Casino’s Summer Concert Series with Electrifying Performance at M Pool

On Saturday, Sept. 16, multiplatinum pop sensation, Kesha, took over M Pool for the final performance of M Resorts Spa Casino’s summer concert series


Norma's Page: Because She Gets Her Own Damn Page

AFAN Black and White Party was a HUGE SUCCESS!  HUGE SHOUT OUT to Garrett and Andrew who know how to throw a party!

Photo Credit: Charles Broshous & Visit Denver

NEMA Goes Above and Beyond in the Mile High City

Dozens of LGBTQ media publishers converged on the Mile High City during the last full week of August for the 2017 National Equality Media Association (NEMA) conference. 

A Very Sordid Interview

When I finally had the opportunity to interview Del Shores, I had to share the story of the time I showed Sordid Lives to my parents. It was on the way to one of our family reunions (where many of the Sordid relatives awaited our arrival).

Photo Credit: ClexaCon

The Fall of Clexa and the Birth of ClexaCon

In 2016, viewers experienced one of the most brutal and heartbreaking seasons in television history. Characters were mercilessly torn from our screens through poorly conceived and clumsily executed demises. These characters, as it often goes, also shared one particular trait in common: being LGBTQ women.

Photo Credit: Chris Shelley/Lightswitch Digital

Meet Iron Chef Cat Cora

This Iron Chef has been in the kitchen and out of the closet for over three decades. Cat Cora, who recently opened her new Fatbird restaurant in Manhattan, caught up with QLife for a very personal and inspiring interview. Cat Cora hasn't broken the glass ceiling for women, minorities, and LGBT, she's shattered it.

LGBT Dance Musician Joey Suarez Brings EDM to Mainstream

Energetic. Dynamic. Electrifying. These are just a few words to describe LGBT dance/pop musician Joey Suarez. A resident of San Antonio, Texas, Suarez spends most of his time juggling his multiple ventures which range from a brand new fashion line, Ravers Fantasy, to acting and of course his music.

Exceptional and Accessible

The AAA Girls North American Tour follows this summer’s release of The AAA Girls debut album, “Access All Areas.”  It received rave reviews for the music video’s throwback to classic pop star aesthetic and its celebration of drag extravaganza. 

Meet Scott Travis

Recently, I got together with the amazing Scott Travis, entrepreneur, and actor, over cocktails... because I like daytime drinking. Scott and I have known each other for a couple of years now, and he’s become a big part of my life.

NGLCC Makes History in Vegas

The conference featured truly inspiring keynotes by out CEO and philanthropist Mitchell Gold, entrepreneur and LGBT advocate Lisa Vanderpump, India's Crown Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, and an intimate chat with fashion icon & best-selling author Tim Gunn .

Back to School Locker Room Essentials

With school back in session, we thought we'd provide a few essentials for the locker room. From clean skin to sparkling sneaker and comfy sweats, we've got you covered—litereally—head-to-toe.

Lyft and Las Vegas Metro Police Department Provide $8000 in Free Rides Labor Day Weekend

Lyft Las Vegas has partnered with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department to provide safe rides for Labor Day weekend continuing their shared goal of making Las Vegas driver fatality free.

StartOut Announces 2017 Award Winners

On Friday, October 6, 2017, StartOut will once again honor entrepreneurs and business leaders for their accomplishments and personal commitment to the LGBTQ entrepreneur community.

Friends and Foes, Friends and Toes

Hannah Lavon, the founder of Pals, teaches love and friendship through mismatched socks. What started off as friend and foe mittens turned into a positive message of friendship through differences. 

MOTEV Takes Black Car Service Green

Robert Gaskill is turning the black car service green. His company MOTEV has deployed the first fleet of 100%  brand new top-of-the-line P90DL Teslas. Powered entirely by electricity, the fleet of Teslas are zero-emissions vehicles. Producing no harmful tailpipe pollutants, the vehicles help to create a safer environment and healthier community.

A Couple of Very Hip Chicks

One of the greatest things about attending the NGLCC Business & Leadership conference is the networking. You get to meet people from all over the country and around the world. Serendipity steps in and you get the chance to meet people like Serafina Palandech, the co-founder of HipChick Farms.