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I don’t know why, but the only way I can really imagine sharing this news is to walk through my front door, put on a cardigan and sit down near the “Neighborhood of Make Believe” train set to have a chat. But that’s not going to happen. So I’ll say this: Some of you may have noticed that I haven’t been posting much on TNG recently. While some of this may be chalked up to such glamorous activities as my five year college reunion in Ohio, a week with my parents in Chicago and five days at NetRoots Nation (where I sharted my pants in my hotel room, true story) I cannot blame all this absence on my romantic sojourns through the gleaming avenues of the Midwest. It’s time to make a hard announcement: Starting next Friday, July 22nd, I will be stepping down as Editor-in-Chief of The New Gay.

Ideas, Mailbag »


A lot of exciting things turn up in the TNG mailbag in a given week: watercolors, hate mail, rectal douching kits. Still, nothing warms our hearts (if not our lower colons) more than good old-fashioned complimentary fan mail. Thanks to new TNG convert Justen Martinez for brightening our day!

Events, Washington DC »


The eleventh installment of Queering Sound again gathers together artists – with a non-exclusive curatorial focus towards gay, lesbian and post-gender-identified participants – who explore alternative avenues of expression through audio, the digital arts, performance art and spoken word. The annual event features live performances from established and upcoming local talents as well as seeks to introduce Washington audiences to new sounds and challenging visions from across the globe through digital contributions.

Culture, Cynical And Southern, Music »


It was with great chagrin that I saw Zack got to writing about Josie Cotton before I did. Then I realized that if Lady Gaga get show up on TNG weekly, there’s no reason we can’t write about Josie Cotton twice.

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Events, homo/sonic, Washington DC »


Homo/Sonic has missed the Black Cat and we hear that you’ve been missing it too. So Join The New Gay for a night of dancing to indie, electro, retro, disco, booty pop and beyond.

This time, we will be celebrating the birthday of DJ Natty Boom. If you can’t come out and dance for that, what CAN you come out and dance for?

Music, The New Gay Interview »

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Mitten and I have a lot in common. We love kittens, the Postal Service, queers, and each others names. The Brooklyn based duo consists of singer Maia McDonald and producer/musician Joanna Katcher released their first EP, See You Bye, in the fall of last year. The EP is full of earnest and beautiful songs and I see great things in Mitten’s future. Joanna and Maia graciously took some time to answer questions about kittens and their creative process for TNG.

Friday Staff Survey, Humor »

Illustration by TNG's Kat

In honor of April Fools’ Day, we asked the staff the following: What is your favorite memory of a practical joke?

Commentary, Friday Staff Survey »

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For this week’s staff survey, we turned the reigns over to Katie Omberg, the author of TNG’s great workplace comic, Office Bitch. Unsurprisingly, Katie came up with a work related question.

Events, Washington DC »


A queer celebration of the ladies of rock and roll.