MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Tim Murphy

  1. art
    Ron Athey Still Bleeds for YouThe provocateur returns to Performance Space New York and loses his head.
  2. art
    Narcissister’s Documentary About Her Pornographic Performance Art and Her MotherThe masked gender provocateur reveals the poignant family story behind her subversive practice.
  3. BPM Is the First AIDS Film Where the Group Is the HeroSuch a film about the epidemic has never been made, nor perhaps ever will be made, in the United States.
  4. AIDS’ Patient Zero Is Innocent, But We’re Still Learning Who He Really WasThe complicated legacy of Gaëtan Dugas, long vilified as the man responsible for the U.S. AIDS epidemic, now exonerated by science.
  5. AIDS’ Patient Zero Is Innocent, But We’re Still Learning Who He Really WasThe complicated legacy of Gaëtan Dugas, long vilified as the man responsible for the U.S. AIDS epidemic, now exonerated by science.
  6. AIDS’ Patient Zero Is Finally Innocent, But We’re Still Learning Who He WasThe complicated legacy of Gaëtan Dugas, long vilified as the man responsible for the U.S. AIDS epidemic., now exonerated by science.
  7. New York Men Embrace Summer With Bold Hues and Perky PatternsPrints and the new power generation.
  8. beta male
    New York Men Embrace Summer With Bold Hues and Perky PatternsPrints and the new power generation.
  9. How Gay Men Really Feel About Straight MenIt’s complicated.
  10. beta male
    How Gay Men Really Feel About Straight MenIt’s complicated.
  11. reasons to love new york
    I Grew Up Hasidic and Trans. Here’s How I Found a New Community.“It’s like being an immigrant in your own country. You don’t know the language, the culture, anything.”
  12. homesick
    After Bombings, Expats From Paris and Beirut Wonder If They Can Go Home AgainMissing your culture during time of tragedy.
  13. he's ok
    What We Can Learn From Charlie Sheen’s Admission That He’s HIV-PositiveThis isn’t a scandal or a tragedy — it’s an important public-health moment about what HIV means in 2015.
  14. identity
    Change.org Petition Wants to Take the T Out of LGBTOne anonymous gay man’s fight against supposed transgender tyranny.
  15. sex on campus
    The Agender, Aromantic, Asexual Queer MovementWhat happens when identity politics goes identity-free?
  16. What Did Busting Rentboy.com Do to the Hustler Economy? 6 Rentboys Tell All“It’s definitely affected my business, but thankfully I have regulars.”
  17. true stories
    A Man and a Woman Tell Us Why They Went on Ashley MadisonIt’s “a playground for bored, horny middle-class men.”
  18. video
    ‘How Gay Do I Sound?’We asked a bunch of people to celebrate the opening of the documentary film Do I Sound Gay?
  19. video
    ‘How Gay Do I Sound?’We asked a bunch of people to celebrate the opening of the documentary film Do I Sound Gay?
  20. gaffes
    Before ‘Undo Send’: 11 New Yorkers on Their Biggest Email Gaffes“I meant to let my old friend N. know that I was intending to go to Brooklyn to break up with the guy I’d been dating, whose name was also N. Sadly, that’s the N. that I emailed.”
  21. chat room
    Jesse Eisenberg on His New Play The Spoils“In this new play, I set out to create a character that does horrible things but whom I can relate to.”
  22. Scenes From Paris’s Very Large, Very French Unity Rally“This is mourning.”
  23. charlie hebdo
    Scenes From Last Night’s Charlie Hebdo Protests in Paris“Charliberté!”
  24. shut it down
    At a Brooklyn School, Kids Staged an ‘I Can’t Breathe’ Die-InThey were all eighth-graders or younger.
  25. debates
    Why Banning Gay Men From Donating Blood Is Dumb and WrongRather than singling out one group, all those who engage in at-risk behavior should be scrutinized. 
  26. first person
    I Broke Up With 6 Shrinks. Is It Them, or Me?When therapy resembles dating.
  27. health insurance
    A New Yorker’s Guide to Enrolling in Obamacare for 2015You can start signing up for coverage on Saturday.
  28. insults
    Gay Men and Misogyny: Rose McGowan’s Half-Right She said gay men are “as misogynistic as straight men, if not more so.”
  29. climate change
    Can Sunday’s Climate March Expand the Movement Beyond Wonky White Men?The organizers are trying very, very hard to make to the protest look more like the population. 
  30. paycheck to paycheck
    How NYC’s Fast-Food Workers Get By on $8/HourLife on $200 a week is complicated.
  31. robin williams
    For Those Who Grieve Dead Celebrities, It’s Like Losing a Family MemberGrief is a complicated thing.
  32. robin williams
    For Those Who Grieve Dead Celebrities, It’s Like Losing a Family MemberGrief is a complicated thing.
  33. The Gaza Conflict Has Become New York’s Great Conversational Taboo“Literally the only topic we banned is Israel. And this has proven wise.”
  34. Sex Without FearThe new pill that could revolutionize gay life is reawakening old arguments.
  35. Non-Snooty, Non-Touristy Paris: A Brief TourFrom the Josephine Baker pool to one of Paris’s Chinatowns.
  36. oral histories
    7 New Yorkers Remember the Early Days of the AIDS EpidemicThe terrifying but sometimes-empowering time period depicted in The Normal Heart.
  37. France Slags Americans, Loves American TV: Why?A chat with a Parisian script doctor (and Joss Whedon’s translator) about the good and the bad of French TV.
  38. office life
    Who’s Lazier: New Yorkers or Parisians? That’s Not a Leading Question. Really. And why are so many French workers flocking to Brooklyn?
  39. Secrets of the Scarf: Parisians Show Off Their Tying ProwessHow to sport them (almost everywhere).
  40. Larry Clark’s Love for Semi-Disaffected French KidsAstor Place has nothing on this Paris hangout site.
  41. ScarJo Sues French Author; Paris GroansPlus: why Paris prefers Natalie Portman.
  42. paris in 30 days
    Where to Shop in Paris: Let H&M Group Guide You Don’t rob Colette …
  43. When the Marais Seems Too Much Like Soho, Try the Haut MaraisParticipative democracy in full effect …
  44. paris in 30 days
    A Jet-lagged New Yorker Bent on Unlocking ParisA part-time Parisian — and anti-love-lock activist — tells American tourists how to behave better and enjoy themselves more.
  45. paris in 30 days
    How Much French Do You Need to Speak to Live in Paris? As Much As ScarJo?“Ah, ouais,” and a few other phrases that will make you seem Parisian fast. 
  46. creative accounting
    Broke Creatives Now Afraid to Rent Their Apartments on Airbnb“I’ve grown increasingly uncomfortable doing this.”
  47. A New Yorker’s Guide to Signing Up for Obamacare Policies come in platinum, gold, silver, and bronze.
  48. Russian Gays Talk ‘Homosexual Propaganda’ and Life in New YorkThings are getting weird in Moscow.
  49. Why Isn’t NYC Promoting Morning-After HIV Meds?Everybody agrees the treatment works, but most people haven’t heard of it.
  50. Where Are They Now?: ACT UP AIDS Activists 25 Years LaterAt a reunion over the weekend, original members recalled the old days.  
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