Alexey Kim

Founder

Alexey Kim is a New York City–based independent queer artist, writer, journalist, and photographer. He is the founder of the LGBTQIA+ focused news editorial vertical Sidewalkkilla.com. Alexey was born in Kazakhstan, formerly part of the USSR, eventually moving to the US in his early teens. 


CONTRIBUTIONS

#UsToo: The Alexander Wang Case and Sexual Abuse of Men in the Fashion Industry

Opinion of an ex-model.

2020 Roundup

15 stories shaped by 2020.

First Days of NYC BLM Protests Recap

Revisit the first few days of the racial injustice protests in New York City.

Drag King God Complex Succumbs to Bliss

Watch drag king God Complex succumb to the Bliss of his art via the exclusive video premiere below.

Bar d’O: The 27 Year History of Downtown Manhattan’s Best-Kept-Secret Drag Cabaret

Bar d'O closed its doors 19 years ago, but the legacy still lives on.

Junior Mintt: The Only Voices You Need to be Listening to are Black Trans Voices (VIDEO)

It's been 6 months since Brooklyn Liberation- the largest Black Trans Lives Matter march in history.

RFTCA: HIV/AIDS Cure Won’t Come in a Pill

We are finally starting to see the day where getting rid of HIV/AIDS is plausible, scientifically thinkable.

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2020: Remembering Amelia

On this day of International Transgender Visibility let's remember to support our trans friends and remember the ones gone too soon, like Amelia.

Spectrum Formosus Carves Out Space For Techno Loving Queers In Mountainous Outskirts Of Taipei

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Being Queer When Noone’s Watching

@ARTpartmentNYC curates and exhibits queer art out of a Brooklyn apartment.

About

Alexey Kim is a New York City–based independent queer artist, writer, journalist, and photographer. He is the founder of the LGBTQIA+ focused news editorial vertical Sidewalkkilla.com. Alexey was born in Kazakhstan, formerly part of the USSR, eventually moving to the US in his early teens.


Alexey started his career as a photo contributor to Gayletter magazine in June 2018, covering events, parties, and fashion shows, and photographing still life and editorial shoots for the magazine’s blog as well as print issues of the magazine.


Alexey’s work has also been published in The New York Times, New York Magazine, V magazine, WWD, Paper, Out, The Cut, them., Glamour, Advocate, People, Buzzfeed and more.


In June 2019 Alexey decided to start his own venture and founded an LGBTQIA+ news editorial vertical called Sidewalkkilla.com, concentrating on nightlife, events, and personal stories from the LGBTQIA+ community.


Alexey has extensive experience in social media management, still, product, portrait, fashion, event, and nightlife photography. His past and present clients include Indochine NYC, Sotheby’s, Douglas Elliman, Geena Rocero, Major Food Group, Gayletter, The Beau Next Door, Flowerling, EdoEyen, Revery clothing, and Octomobility.