Jeffrey James Keyes, GayCities Editor

Jeffrey James Keyes ("JJ") has written for GayCities for over a decade. He's a writer, photographer, and filmmaker. He co-authored the New York Times Bestseller Killer Chef with James Patterson in 2016 and has been winning awards for his plays, short films, and television/film scripts over the past few years. Visit for more information!

hit the ice

What does gay hockey player Brock McGillis need when he’s traveling?

Millennium Park merriment

This Chicago hotel is a legendary launch pad for downtown fun

From Mexico to Mykonos, the world’s best gay beaches


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Pride Insider

Paige Turner on 2020 pride season: “It’s even more important to stand together”

Pride Insider

Jonathan D. Lovitz on the spirit of Philly Pride: “Racial justice is an LGBT fight, too”


Pride, kilts & bears: 19 remarkable photos that make us want to book a flight to Great Britain

Beyond Big Ben

Gin, castles and lavender fields: 10 incredible, off-the-beaten-path day trips that start in London

Festive Summer

From Pride in London to Green Man: 11 massive festivals that prove the Brits do it best

10 classic gay diners to hang out at and carb load while they last

Winter wonderland: seven hotspots to hit the slopes this winter

Sun's out, buns out

PHOTOS: The World’s 10 Best Gay Nude Beaches