Up + Rising
Keedron Bryant: “People need to hear Black people’s cry”
The 13-year-old singer's mega-hit 'I Just Wanna Live' captures the complexities of what it means to live through this moment and be Black.
why artists are finding a creative haven in detroit
The city's sense of space and diverse art scene has been idyllic for artists like Kearra Amaya Gopee and Pamela Council.
Gender & Sexuality
the gay bar is dead: how the queer space killed it
It's not that the LGBT+ community doesn’t go out anymore. We’re just not going to the same old tired places.
this photographer makes a good case for wearing spf this summer
Pierre-Louis Ferrer's haunting ultraviolet photography reveals just how much the sun affects your skin.
a queer black activist’s advice for a more mindful pride 2019
“Stonewall doesn’t just belong to LGBTQ history. It belongs to black history.” Frank Leon Roberts speaks on intersectionality ahead of his New York panel, ‘After Stonewall: 50 Years of Black and Brown Resistance’.
the queer photographer who captured manhattan’s bygone cruising culture
Bronx native Alvin Baltrop captured the emotional side of public hook-ups.
what do we mean when we say ‘auntie’?
A new exhibition is an attempt to add depth and understanding to the colloquialism.
parsons' new exhibition explores how fashion can be less racist
'Fashion and Race' celebrates POC creativity, not outrage.
how 'beautiful boy' captures the complexities of addiction
Timothée Chalamet and Steve Carell star in a finely wrought story about the effects of meth addiction on a family.
the ultimate beyoncé reference guide
From a famous 50s sex icon to a lost masterpiece of French cinema, the inspirations behind Bey's most iconic visuals.
the earthwise issue
070 shake is rap’s emotional new voice
Catapulted from New Jersey to international stardom after appearing on Kanye West’s new album, 'ye', we find 070 Shake across the Hudson and on the streets of Harlem, reflecting on a life-changing few months.
mickey aloisio shot intimate nudes with strangers across europe
A creative way of making friends abroad.