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Letters From Hell
READERS TALK BACK
The Crown • Miss International Queen crowns its first Black winner, but beauty in the community is more than skin deep.
Madam Mayors • Lesbians took the reins of some of America’s most populous cities.
THEN & NOW • A sneak peek at an exhibition celebrating LGBTQ activism half a century after the famous uprising.
ENDING HIV IN AMERICA • It will take accepting science on rapid initiation, U=U, and PrEP.
SHE’S THE ONLY ONE • THIS AGING ROCK STAR IS STILL ROLLING
PAPI PATROL • Matt Bomer forges new alliances as the friend of a Mexican migrant in Papi Chulo and as a once-closeted superhero in Doom Patrol
SOUTHERN COMFORT • Gay TV star and chef Lazarus Lynch is happily serving up soul.
TRANS MANIFESTO • Activist Brynn Tannehill drops the knowledge.
BREEDLOVE’S WAR • 45 Thought Crimes’ author, nonbinary mixed-race musician and activist.
Sam I Am • Actress Devery Jacobs’s acting is magnificent, meditative, and thoroughly Mohawk.
GOOD GIRLS • Rekindling that old high school feeling, with a millennial twist.
ROCKET MAN • Can Taron Egerton soar playing the world’s most famous gay man?
A RESORT OF OUR OWN • At the W Punta de Mita, a modern artsy beach resort meets ancestral Indigenous history, offering an unexpected and wonderful experience.
LEFT MY ART IN ARUBA • I’m saying bon bini to a different side of the popular Caribbean island.
JUST AROUND THE BEND • One gay man’s battle with Peyronie’s disease.
Reclaim Your Pride • Rainbow flags are pretty, but self-respect is better.
LIGHTNING IN A BOTTLE • Nafessa Williams packs street justice, queer rights, and Black Lives Matter into TV’s first Black lesbian superhero.
DREAMWEAVER • Trans actress Nicole Maines is seeking justice on Supergirl.
NOT IN KANSAS ANYMORE • Colton Haynes’s road to Hollywood stardom wasn’t paved in gold.
CHAMPIONS OF PRIDE
CRUZ CONTROL • Fifty years after the Stonewall Riots, trans activist VICTORIA CRUZ reflects on the past, present, and future.
Tale of Two Prides • New York City Pride Marches Into History, Lockstep or Not.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, PRIDE! • WorldPride is more than just a march of LGBTQ people from around the globe.