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Culture

what we can take away from gay icons

The stereotypical gay icon was a staple part of gay life for decades — looking back, do they have anything to teach us?
Marion Raynaud Lacroix
10.11.18
Culture

the problem with gay coming-of-age movies

Gay coming-of-age movies deal with young characters and their first forays into queer sex and intimacy. But what happens next?
Liam Taft
9.8.18
Culture

why is the bumbag so important to gay culture?

The question is not how the fanny pack came back. The question should be why the unique charm and utility of this glorious accessory (can we call it a Poppers Purse?) ever fell out of the homosexual purview.
Brian O'Flynn
7.23.18
News

harry styles paused a show to help a fan publicly come out to her mum

TINA, SHE'S GAY.
Kate Lucey
7.19.18
Art

a surrealist and dadaist vision of queer male sexuality

Athens-born photographer Kostis Fokas presents a progressive vision of male erotica and beauty.
André-Naquian Wheeler
6.29.18
News

amandla stenberg reveals her first lesbian crushes to king princess

The teen actor/activist has officially come out as gay in an illuminating interview.
Hannah Ongley
6.18.18
News

watch a deleted gay bar scene from 'love, simon'

Simon’s first gay bar experience is perfectly awkward.
Mitch Parker
6.1.18
Culture

the complicated politics of the twink

If we really have entered the Age of the Twink, we need to understand the pain the twink body has endured and the pain it helps to perpetuate.
Brian O'Flynn
5.16.18
Culture

ice skating had its gay pop moment this year – but things weren’t always this way

Thanks to the unabashed queerness of athletes such as Adam Rippon, figure skating is finally having its gay glo up. But the history of the sport is wrought with bigotry, secrecy and homophobia.
Alim Kheraj
3.31.18
News

"scooby doo" fans want daphne and velma to be gay in the new spinoff

Sorry, Fred.
Hannah Ongley
12.4.17
screen

‘the wound’ is a queer coming-of-age film set in rural south africa

John Trengove's haunting narrative feature explores repressed sexuality within a secretive Xhosa rite of passage.
Hannah Ongley
8.17.17
News

olly alexander to release documentary on gay mental health

The film will be part of the BBC’s Gay Britannia lineup.
André-Naquian Wheeler
4.25.17