Drew-Shane Daniels

Drew-Shane Daniels is the founder/editor-in-chief of MUSED Magazine Online and a practicing homosexual. As a D.C. based freelance writer he has been featured on Slate, Take Part, Huffington Post, VIBE, and BET.com.


Call For New Writers – Who’s Down?

As one of the leading online publications for black gay men, MUSED Magazine Online is looking for a few new writers who are just as obsessed with current events and unapologetic like us.  MUSED aims to generate stimulating discussions…


The FDA Still Doesn’t Want Gay Blood

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced last week that it would recommend replacing the outdated lifetime blood donation ban for gay and bisexual men (MSM) with a one year deferral period. Prior to giving…


Where Do Blacks Stand As The Immigration Crisis Grows?

Vice President Joe Biden was quickly met with protests from young Latino and immigration rights demonstrators, yelling “Stop deporting our families” during the 2014 Netroots Nation conference in Detroit. When interrupted from his speech, Biden…


The Audacity Of Black Gay Rappers

With the recent viral debuts of acts of Freaky Boiz, Young Fly Red and Le1f, the question that quickly comes to mind is what role will black gay rappers play portraying black gay men? Most…


8 Things I Learned At My First Gay Conference

Attending my first black gay conference came with a ton of reservations. I wondered would I be kind, smart and important enough to participate in meaningful dialect around advocacy and policy conversations. Since my background extends…