Chris Azzopardi

Chris Azzopardi

Chris Azzopardi is the Editorial Director of Pride Source Media Group and Q Syndicate, the national LGBTQ+ wire service. He has interviewed a multitude of superstars, including Cher, Meryl Streep, Mariah Carey and Beyoncé. His work has also appeared in The New York Times, Vanity Fair, GQ and Billboard. Reach him via Twitter @chrisazzopardi.

How Randy Rainbow Is More 'Raw' Than He's Ever Been

There are far worse things happening in the world, clearly, but political-parody sensation Randy Rainbow does have a bone to pick with some folks. And this time, it’s not with Marjorie Taylor Greene. Not even with Donald Trump.“I’m [...]

Is It Unusual to Feel Late-Onset Arm Pain After Getting the Monkeypox Vaccine? 

What’s with the late-onset arm pain after getting your monkeypox vaccine?Sure, it’s not unusual that, when getting any kind of vaccination, you might experience some tenderness at the site of injection. The use of JYNNEOS, which is a [...]

30 Years After His First Audition for a Darren Star Project, Tuc Watkins Stars In One

Tuc Watkins hasn’t just seen how gay relationships have evolved on television — he’s been a part of that evolution. On “Desperate Housewives,” Watkins portrayed one half of gay couple Bob and Lee, who became residents of [...]

Neil Patrick Harris on Getting His Penis Just Right For ‘Uncoupled,’ Reveals Use of ‘Digital Dong’ in ‘Gone Girl’

It wasn’t that it was hard, but when Neil Patrick Harris shot a scene for the new Netflix series “Uncoupled,” in which his character tries to snap just the right Grindr shots, it was a little… hairy.It was “taking [...]

Kevin Bacon on 'Pride' He Felt Working with 'They/Them' Cast and Challenging LGBTQ+ Horror Tropes

Kevin Bacon is back at camp. Not Camp Crystal Lake, where the 64-year-old actor met his gruesome demise in the original 1980 horror classic “Friday the 13th.” But at the kind of camp that is a horrific reality for queer youth — [...]

Fight the Queer Book Ban By Lovin’ Up on These 11 New LGBTQ+ Reads

No matter what Republicans tell you, there’s never a bad time to get lost in a queer book. But now just happens to be a really good time to do so as parents pressure administrators to ban books with LGBTQ+ content from school classrooms and [...]

Jaida Essence Hall Would Like to Properly Experience Detroit for the First Time During Werq the World Tour

When Jaida Essence Hall gets to Michigan for the Werq the World tour, her visit will mark the first time she’s been anywhere in the state outside Detroit Metro Airport.“I can finally touch down and actually touch down,” says Hall, [...]

Loving Victor For the Last Time: Michael Cimino and George Sear Talk End of ‘Love, Victor'

For now, at least, it’s the end of “Venji.” Many watched Victor (Michael Cimino) and Benji (George Sear), the romantic heart of “Love, Victor,” to find a much-needed love rush amid pandemic weirdness. The series launched [...]

Reflections From the Editor: This Pride, Gratitude For Chosen Family Connection

When I was a closeted kid, the only thing I really liked about church was when the priest asked the congregation to shake a neighbor’s hand and wish them peace. Mass at the church my family attended mostly bored me to the point of frequent [...]

Bowen Yang Is Here, Queer and Leading His Very First (Very Gay) Film with 'Fire Island'

Maybe Bowen Yang will just forever live the Fire Island fantasy wherever he is. Is that what happens when you make a movie in what many consider gay paradise? Who knows, but based on Yang’s attire on Zoom — a beaded, rainbow-colored [...]

With ‘Queer as Folk’ and ‘Hacks,’ Johnny Sibilly Keeps Ascending to New Career Heights

If you think you’ve heard the name Johnny Sibilly, you have. Or at the very least you’ve seen him, whether on FX’s groundbreaking trans-focused series “Pose,” where the 34-year-old actor had a three-episode stint as [...]

WATCH: Billy Eichner Wants to Give You the Gay Orgy You Deserve in NSFW ‘Bros’ Trailer

Justice for gay sex that looks like gay sex!Billy Eichner is on it, and in the R-rated red-band trailer for “Bros,” which debuted today and will easily be the gayest thing you’ve seen all day, he’s already delivering on that [...]