LGBTQ

Culture

how this cult movie rewrote the rules of lgbt+ cinema

Released 20 years ago, 'But I'm a Cheerleader', starring baby Natasha Lyonne, took a surreal and satirical look at gay conversion therapy, and led the way for a new kind of queer cinema.
El Hunt
5.22.19
Fashion

pioneering model aaron philip comes of age

Growing up, Aaron Philip never saw herself represented by the fashion industry, so she made herself part of it. As she celebrates her 18th birthday, we discuss the next chapter in her trailblazing career.
Tom Ivin
5.21.19
straight ups

photographing new york's queer creative community

Rafael Martinez spoke to 13 of the city's most inspiring young artists.
Rafael Martínez
5.16.19
Fashion

exclusive: nathan westling's first interview

The model sits down with photographer Collier Schorr to discuss his identity, the process of transitioning and representation in the fashion industry.
Collier Schorr
5.5.19
Music

how holland is normalising queer representation in k-pop

Following the release of his first mixtape, we catch up with Holland to discuss the next steps in his career.
L. Singh
5.1.19
Photography

the next chapter in luo yang's photographic study of femininity

As part of her highly-acclaimed ongoing documentary series, ‘Girls’, Chinese photographer Luo Yang discusses the new imagery shot in Thailand.
Ryan White
4.29.19
Photography

photographing mumbai’s lgbt+ communities as india decriminalises homosexuality

Magnum photographer Olivia Arthur documents fleeting moments of solitude and tenderness amongst the maelstrom of Mumbai in poignant series, 'In Private/Mumbai'.
Ryan White
4.12.19
Photography

telling the story of britain’s elderly trans community

Over the last few years, photographer Bex Day has worked on ‘Hen’, a sensitive document of what it means to be trans and elderly in Britain.
Ryan White
4.1.19
Opinion

why the uk is in the midst a toxic lgbtq debate

In the UK, decades old arguments conflating sexual identity and sexual acts has lead to a nationwide debate about whether LGBTQ rights should even be mentioned in schools.
Alim Kheraj
3.28.19
Film

paris’s new wave of queer cinema

'Sauvage', 'Sorry Angel', '120 BPM', 'Knife + Heart' -- many of the most thought-provoking, conversation-starting gay films of late have originated in Paris.
Brian O'Flynn
3.20.19
Film

8 queer films you need to watch now

As BFI Flare opens in London, we picked a handful of films worth catching.
Sam Moore
3.10.19
Culture

is cinema finally demystifying queer sex work?

After decades of misrepresentation, movies like 'Sauvage' are finally getting to grips with the nuances of an occupation dismissed as seedy and exploitative.
Douglas Greenwood
2.27.19
0225