Lost River, West Virginia

A fall getaway that ‘found’ Kevin Willner and his partner 18 years ago As the autumn leaves begin their tawny transformations, it may be the perfect time for a fall weekend getaway to recharge before the frenzied buzz of the holidays. Lost River, West Virginia, the fabulous jewel nestled in West Virginia’s Hardy County, has steadily grown to become the unofficial rural LGBT area in recent years. Baltimore OUTloud exclusively sat down with Kevin Willner, co- owner of Lost River Grill, Motel, and Bed & Breakfast to find out what draws many LGBT vacationers to the area. Please follow and […]

Know Your Worth

Real Housewives of New Jersey’s Siggy Flicker wants to boost your pride As the drama continues to unravel this season for the ladies of Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” (“RHONJ”) one thing is certainly clear: Siggy Flicker knows her worth. The boldly effervescent housewife now wants audiences to know theirs, as well. Known for her vivacious personality and equally compassionate heart of gold, the reality show’s depiction barely scratches the surface of the shining light Flicker emanates to those around her. Flicker’s expertise in relationships and life has garnered her the adoration of multitudes of fans. Please follow […]

Memes Without the Mean

Comedian, writer, and creator Danny Pellegrino may not be a household name – yet – but chances are you’ve seen his work. With close to 41,000 Instagram followers, ranging from “Real Housewives” stars to Hollywood elite, the memester is best known for his hilarious memes on Instagram (@DannyPellegrino). Please follow and like us:

Getting to Know The ‘Real’ Dolores Catania of ‘The Real Housewives of New Jersey’

This month the drama continues to run amok in the Garden State as “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” (“RHONJ”) premiers Wednesday, October 4th on Bravo. As fans have observed from the recent promotional teasers of the upcoming eighth season, the stars of the reality guilty-pleasure find themselves once again at odds with each other. From venom-infused over-the-top arguments to bawdy brawls, these ladies will take fans on quite the rollercoaster ride. Baltimore OUTloud recently chatted with the beloved “RHONJ” star, Dolores Catania. Her humorous candor, admiration of animals, and devotion to philanthropic causes sets the housewife apart as a […]

‘American Horror Story: Cult’ Actress Beguiles

Leslie Grossman loves Baltimore like a vampire craves blood “American Horror Story: Cult,” the seventh season of Ryan Murphy’s horror anthology series, premiered this month on FX, taking aim at the current political landscape in America. “Cult” explores the aftermath of the 2016 presidential election and tackles the divisive reality of the US today. Joining the cast of “AHS” powerhouses Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, and Cheyenne Jackson is actress Leslie Grossman. Grossman recently chatted with Baltimore OUTloud to discuss her upcoming role in “Cult,” her love for Bravo’s “Real Housewives,” and her Baltimore connection. Please follow and like us:

Sean Elias • Keening the Razor’s Edge of Queer Theatre in Baltimore

Iron Crow’s guiding light asks if Baltimore theatre is spreading itself too thin. This summer, the Iron Crow Theatre was recognized by Baltimore magazine as “Breakout Theatre Company” in their annual “Best of Baltimore” issue. Much of Iron Crow’s recent success is owed to artistic director and CEO Sean Elias. Along with his successful collaborative team, the humble Elias has helped Iron Crow re-establish itself as a creative force in Baltimore’s Arts District. Under his leadership, Elias’s first year with Iron Crow broke every record possible. Its most recent 2016-2017 season, “The Season of Dark Play,” ended with 34 awards […]

Anthony Blake Clark Brings a New Song to Baltimore

Fresh energy and vision at Baltimore Choral Arts Ella Fitzgerald once said, “Music is the universal language… it brings people closer together.” No one is more fluent in that language than Baltimore Choral Arts Society’s newly named musical director Anthony Blake Clark. A conductor and composer who’s led choral and orchestral ensembles in the US and Europe, Clark is the third musical director in Baltimore Choral Arts’ 51-year history. The Texan-native recently chatted with Baltimore OUTloud about his passion for music, his new position, and his vision for infusing Baltimore communities with music. Please follow and like us:

A Royal Wedding Rodeo Style

Scion of Irish royalty settles into Country-Western matrimony Once upon a not-so-very long time ago, in the arena of the Inaugural Keystone State Gay Rodeo, two cowboys declared their love for each other. As the glittering assemblage of cowboys, cowgirls, and rodeo royalty looked on, the wedding of Floyd and Mark Zwiers was celebrated with thunderous applause. Chatting exclusively with Baltimore OUTloud, both Floyd and Mark reflected on how they met, their ties to the Keystone State Gay Rodeo (KSGRA) and their recent June nuptials. Please follow and like us:

A Royal Wedding Rodeo Style

Scion of Irish royalty settles into Country-Western matrimony Once upon a not-so-very long time ago, in the arena of the Inaugural Keystone State Gay Rodeo, two cowboys declared their love for each other. As the glittering assemblage of cowboys, cowgirls, and rodeo royalty looked on, the wedding of Floyd and Mark Zwiers was celebrated with thunderous applause. Chatting exclusively with Baltimore OUTloud, both Floyd and Mark reflected on how they met, their ties to the Keystone State Gay Rodeo (KSGRA) and their recent June nuptials. Please follow and like us:

Keystone State Gay Rodeo Round-Up Wrap-Up

After a fantastic weekend of rough stock, roping, speed, and camp events, the Keystone State Gay Rodeo Association (KSGRA) celebrated its inaugural rodeo as a “yee-haw” success! The rodeo, which celebrated with charity partners Alder Health Services and the LGBT Center of Central Pennsylvania, was a weekend full of friendships, rodeo-family love, and all about living the Western lifestyle. Please follow and like us: