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Robert Roth

Robert is a working class queer nerd overthrowing the capitalist patriarchy one wry comment at a time. Besides volunteering as editor and publisher of Queerspace Magazine, he’s a writer, designer, illustrator, photographer, and filmmaker. He’s a lifelong gaymer, and is old enough to remember when RPGs only came with paper and dice.
The Plight of the Tiergarten’s Black Birds

The Plight of the Tiergarten’s Black Birds

Award-winning photographer and visual researcher Heba Khamis was able to document a side of life that otherwise mostly goes unnoticed by the tourists and Berliners otherwise enjoying Berlin’s Tiergarten.

Everyone’s Lusting After Jonathan Lyndon Chase

Everyone’s Lusting After Jonathan Lyndon Chase

Philadelphia-based artist Jonathan Lyndon Chase is one of the most sought after painters from a growing pool of young, queer, POC artists. His lush, colorful, mixed-media depictions of often taboo subjects – sex, queerness, and the black male body – are energetic in a way that seem the set the still images in motion.

Nightshots: QiQi Cabaret Vol. 4

Nightshots: QiQi Cabaret Vol. 4

QiQi Cabaret is a night of multi-genre performance art, severe fashion, house heavy beats, and a chance to see and be seen with family. This month’s feline fest featured Hot Pink Shade and Tinashéa Monet along with resident act LüCHi, Guest DJ JOY MA, Special Guest Momma Nikki, along with your host CarLarans.

Nightshots: QiQi Cabaret Cucchella Edition

Nightshots: QiQi Cabaret Cucchella Edition

It was a Cucci takeover of the monthly QTPOC dance party and variety show at Timbre Room for QiQi Cabaret Cucchella Edition. Resident Act LÜCHi did double duty as your host this month. They were joined by Featured artists Thadayus and Angel Baby Kill Kill Kill, along with DJ PAPI.WAV and Special Guest Ladie Chablis. It was a night to remember, and we’ve got the pics to prove it!

Nightshots: QiQi Cabaret Vol 2

Nightshots: QiQi Cabaret Vol 2

QiQi Cabaret Vol 2 is here and this monthly QTPOC dance party and variety show at Timbre Room was even more magical than the last one. Master of Ceremonies CarLarans was joined by Featured artists Kylie Mooncakes and Da Qween, Resident Act LÜCHi, Resident DJ PAPI.WAV, along with guest performances from Noné The Boo and LA’s Blasia Discoteca, and Special Guest Amora Dior Black.

Nightshots: QiQi Cabaret – Somewhere Under The Rainbow

Nightshots: QiQi Cabaret – Somewhere Under The Rainbow

The first official QiQi Cabaret, a new monthly QTPOC dance party and variety show at Timbre Room, was so magical we could barely contain it in these pics. Master of Ceremonies CarLarans was joined Issa Man, Chamel, Resident Act Lüchi, Special Guest Randy Ford, and DJ PAPI.WAV, along with a crowd of gorgeous fun-seekers. 

Aimee Stephens Takes Her Trans Rights Case To The Supreme Court

Aimee Stephens Takes Her Trans Rights Case To The Supreme Court

This week the US Supreme Court will hear three cases dealing with queer and trans rights, cases that ask the court to decide whether it is legal to fire someone who is queer and/or trans under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act’s prohibition on discrimination based on sex. The subject of one of these cases, R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, is Aimee Stephens.

Mattel Launches Creatable World Gender Inclusive Doll Line

Mattel Launches Creatable World Gender Inclusive Doll Line

Global toy brand Mattel announced today a new product line featuring a customizable doll offering endless combinations all in one box. The Creatable World™ doll line, consisting of six different doll kits that are available in a variety of skin tones, invites kids to create their own characters with extensive wardrobe options, accessories, and wigs that allow them to style their doll with short or long hair, or in a skirt, pants, or both.

Nightshots: QiQi Cabaret – Black & White On The Red Carpet

Nightshots: QiQi Cabaret – Black & White On The Red Carpet

It was a night of music and glamour as your emcee CarLarans took over the Timbre Room for the inaugural QiQi Cabaret! There were performances from Ms. Briq House, Atasha Manila, Lüchi, a special performance from Ron Gatsby, and so many gorgeous faces to see. Just look at these pics!

Queer Creators Take YouTube To Court

Queer Creators Take YouTube To Court

A group of queer and trans content creators, dubbing themselves the Rainbow Coalition, have filed a lawsuit against YouTube and parent company Google for actions that they say have resulted in discrimination against them and their ability to share and monetize their content based on being queer and trans.