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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.

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 [...]

More Than Moana: Auli’i Cravalho on Her New Bisexual Role, Her First Pride and Coming Out on TikTok

It’s still open to interpretation whether Moana is on the queer spectrum, but Auli’i Cravalho, who voiced the Disney princess, can assure you of one thing — she’s a proud bisexual. The 21-year-old actress portrays her first [...]

A Juicy Emergence: Sofi Tukker Talks Inclusive Values, Dancing Together Again and Erotic Fruit

For Sophie Hawley-Weld and Tucker Halpern, better known as Sofi Tukker, it doesn’t need to be Pride for it to feel like a Pride show. The duo has been promoting and practicing the values of inclusivity and self-empowerment in their music and [...]

Perfume Genius Is Getting Back to the Feeling

Alone in the desert, three men, wearing nothing but thongs, do cat-cow stretches on a blanket for nearly two minutes. Tour cities, including Detroit, are read in a faint tone that, as the vintage video progresses, grows weirder and more chilling, the [...]

Patti Harrison Luckily Has a Lot to Say About Being Trans in Hollywood, Poop, Dildos and Elle Fanning

There still aren’t enough trans actors in Hollywood, but at least there’s Patti Harrison. Harrison is currently starring in the big blockbuster rom-com caper “The Lost City,” alongside Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum, as the [...]