Mikey Rox

Mikey Rox is an award-winning journalist and LGBT lifestyle expert whose work has been published in more than 100 outlets across the world. He splits his time between homes in New York City and the Jersey Shore with his dog Jaxon. Connect with Mikey on Twitter @mikeyrox.

In the Closet: Stellar Style Pieces for Spring

The purge is upon us. Not the one that results in the loss of limbs and life, but rather the return of annual spring cleaning, the collective load-shedding opportunity to rid closets of outdated and unwanted clothing and accessories. Those free [...]

Openly Gay Racer Dustin Sprouse Answers All of Our Questions About Why He Supports Trump

There’s no beating around the bush with competitive race car driver Dustin Sprouse: He’s out, he’s proud, and he’s an unrepentant Trump supporter. Before you crumple up this page or close the browser window — like most [...]

Pride in July: Gifts and Goodies That Give Back

Pride-inspired products are popping up everywhere these days, with businesses big and small competing for our mighty pink dollars. But how can you tell which are genuinely interested in equality for all or just trying to make a quick buck? We've [...]

The Frivolist: 5 Ways to Experience Orlando (Mostly) For Free

 1. Stroll around Winter Park on a Sunday Winter Park, a swanky-ish neighborhood a short drive northeast of downtown Orlando, offers a Sunday Funday's worth of activities that starts with a farmer's market where you can snag just-harvested [...]

The Frivolist: 11 Smart Ways to Use Spare Change at the End of the Month

  Some might consider those loose pennies, dimes, nickels and quarters annoying, but money is money. Save it for a month and see what you can do. Here are a few ideas. 1. Treat your bestie to lunch Call that queen who's always willing to lend a [...]

The Frivolist: 8 Things That're Getting on My GD Nerves Right Now

  The year's just started, but there are a few things I need to get off my chest. 1. The high price of underwear Like any other red-blooded gay American male, I care about the underwear I put on my juicy booty – but there's a limit to how much [...]

The Frivolist: 5 Retail Replacements That Should Satisfy Your Urge to Splurge

  If one of your New Year's resolutions is to live better but spend less, consider these retail replacement tips that accomplish just that. 1. Private Label Organic Food vs. Major Brand Organics I buy organic when it makes financial sense or [...]

The Frivolist: 5 Ways to Get a Loan That's Not From a Bank or Loan Shark

  Hard up for cash but afraid you won't qualify for a traditional bank loan? You're not alone; not every LGBTQ person is the financial guru the media makes us seem. You can, however, get the cash you need – and quick – with these alternatives [...]

The Frivolist: 5 Sexual Fetishes I'm Definitely Not Here For

  Good sex is a many splendored thing. But like many splendored things, good sex is relative. We all have our proclivities, and here are a handful that stay locked out of my bedroom. Degradation  I hooked up with a 30-something local news [...]

The Frivolist: 6 Reasons to Eat Out This Year For Your Holiday Suppers

Spending time with family stuffing your face is grand – until it isn't. Ditch the drama this holiday season and eat out for a happier holiday. 1. It's hard to overeat I've never been one to pile my plate high with turkey and sides. I'm one of [...]

The Frivolist: 7 Ways to Go Vegan Without Actually Going 'Vegan'

Want to be more eco-conscious but draw the line at eliminating animal products from your diet? Here are seven ways to live a semi-vegan lifestyle without going whole hog. 1. Skincare There's no shortage of vegan skincare products on the market. It's [...]

The Frivolist: 4 (Seemingly) Money-Savings Habits That Can Bleed You Dry

Saving money is a crucial aspect of financial planning. When we're conscious of our spending habits, we're able to make better decisions to build bigger cash reserves and prepare for the future. There are lots of ways to save – but sometimes our [...]