Aaron Foley

Why It Matters That Detroit Is Featured in the New Lil Nas X Film

It matters that Lil Nas X’s 2022 tour kicked off in Detroit, where the first third of the new documentary “Lil Nas X: Long Live Montero" takes place. In the film, now streaming on Max, we see Nas prepping for his first show, anxiety on [...]

‘It’s Hush-Hush’: Reflections on Black Visibility in the Queer Leather Community

As a new Mr. Michigan Leather is named, 2020 title-holder Tiger Onyx speaks out.

Do We Still Need Gay Bars? This Author’s Book Tackles Why They’re Dying — and Why We Shouldn’t Let Them

When The Woodward caught fire and subsequently closed in 2022, Metro Detroit lost not only a central gathering place for LGBTQ+ residents, but a crucial site of queer history. But even if it hadn’t come to an untimely demise, its status as a [...]

Add Some 'Eh' to Your Queer Travel This Summer in Canada

Growing up in Michigan, especially if you lived in the southeastern part of the state, the northeastern tip around Sault Ste. Marie or right near the middle around Port Huron, you knew you were always a bridge away to another country — even if [...]

The Complicated Reasons Why the Fisting Scene in Detroit Is So Downlow

A few weeks ago, I almost went to my first live fisting show.A popular tweeter and OnlyFans performer casually announced on Twitter that he’d be fisting a willing participant live at Club Lambda, a Bushwick outpost of the popular Lambda Lounge [...]