Entertainment

Taylor has written cover stories, features, and more for Backstage Magazine, Out Magazine, The Advocate Magazine, PRIDE.com, and Blavity. Check out a few of his favorites below!

Backstage

How Leslie Jones Became One of the Biggest Names in Comedy

There’s nothing quite like a sunset in Los Angeles. It’s a late afternoon in March, and Leslie Jones leans, smiling, against a windowsill, letting the sun’s rays wash over her in a downtown studio. 

Backstage

Janelle Monáe Has Found Her Purpose

The multi-hyphenate entertainer explains how—and why—she does it all.

PRIDE

How Steven Universe‘s Chosen Family Helped Him Heal His Abusive One

An important lesson for parents of LGBTQ kids!

PRIDE

This Teen’s Queer Art Was Deemed ‘Inappropriate’ by His School and His Clapback Was Perfect

Trans artist Jasper Behrends’ poignant and powerful artwork almost didn’t come to fruition.

The Advocate

The Queer Blood Running Through the Veins of Netflix’s Dead to Me

The show’s lesbian creator, Liz Feldman, talks about the inherent romance in female friendships. 

The Advocate

How Anika Noni Rose Gave Little Fires Everywhere‘s Queer Romance Life

“I don’t think I realized how well it was going to be received until it was,” Rose tells The Advocate.

The Advocate Magazine

The Gay Sex Scene in American Gods Isn’t Pornographic, It’s Art

The show’s queer representation is otherworldly.

PRIDE

The Shape of Water: A Fairytale for Queers and Other Outsiders

Guillermo Del Toro’s newest film finds beauty in our flaws.

PRIDE

God’s Own Country Unearths a Moving Gay Love Story in Rural Isolation

“The hardest thing I’ve ever had to do in my life is to open up emotionally to love and be loved,” said director Francis Lee.

OUT

Sense8’s Second Season Explores and Celebrates What Makes Us Human

The beloved Netflix original series is back for seconds with an explosive celebration of culture, individuality, and unity.

Backstage

Tessa Thompson Talks Netflix’s ‘Passing’ + Giving Her Fear Oxygen

How she went from auditioning waitress to in-demand leading player.

‘Happiest Season’ Cast Talks Old Tweets, Lesbian Rom-Coms, & the Memes

Kristen Stewart, Mackenzie Davis, Aubrey Plaza, Dan Levy, Alison Brie, Mary Steenburgen, Mary Holland, and Clea DuVall chat about their queer holiday hit film.

PRIDE

Isis King’s Trans Storyline in When They See Us Is a Wakeup Call

Korey Wise had a transgender sister, and she was murdered just like so many other Black trans women.

PRIDE

Asia Kate Dillon’s Non-Binary John Wick 3 Role Is Redefining Action Movies

Keanu Reeves and director Chad Stahelski knew Billions star Asia Kate Dillon was perfect to play The Adjudicator in the latest installment of the action-packed film franchise.

The Vixen Wants to Talk About Drag Race‘s Racist Double Standards

The RuPaul’s Drag Race contestant reflects on her controversial season and what’s ahead.

Tyler Posey & Avan Jogia Loved Playing Gay in Now Apocalypse

“I’ve always wanted to promote that and be a part of that world…”

PRIDE

HBO’s Years and Years Is the Great Gay Epic of Our Time

The tale of Daniel and Viktor needs to be seen by everyone with a screen.

PRIDE

A Black Lady Sketch Show Doesn’t Have to Punch Down to Be Hilarious

Black LGBTQ+ characters aren’t the butt of jokes—a refreshing change in the sketch comedy world.

PRIDE

Jennifer Lopez Hopes Same-Gender World of Dance Duo Will Change Minds

“…when you get to know them and their stories, you realize they’re just people.”

PRIDE

Trace Lysette Danced at the Club in HustlersNow She’s in the Movie

“I worked at Scores during the exact time in the film,” said Lysette. “It was a full-circle moment.”

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