what does it mean to be queer?
"Well, queer in the Oxford Dictionary stands for 'odd', and I like that."
shawn mendes has a point – we need to stop policing male femininity
Our knowledge of gender and sexuality is expanding at breakneck speed, but the Mendes memes prove we still have rigid ideas of what it means to be masculine or to act gay.
paul mpagi sepuya uses portraiture to explore homoerotic desire
'Mirror studies' is a beautiful, disorienting blend of nude bodies — in which the photographer and the viewer are both present.
this photo series captures the nonchalance of youth
How a university project evolved into an unwavering documentation of modern young adulthood.
this video game puts players in the role of young women exploring their sexuality
Once upon a time, the thought of a video game putting players in the role of a curious young girl would have been unthinkable.
amandla stenberg reveals her first lesbian crushes to king princess
The teen actor/activist has officially come out as gay in an illuminating interview.
photographing female sexuality from adolescence to adulthood
Talia Chetrit's intimate portraits have elicited strong responses, but the MAXXI Bulgari Prize finalist says it's all about context.
hilton als has some issues with the word 'woke'
In White Girls, the Pulitzer prize-winning author explored race, sexuality, André Leon Talley and Eminem. He discusses its impact -- and potential sequel -- with Paul Flynn.
so what does pansexual actually mean?
Janelle Monáe previously identified as bisexual. However, in “pansexual” she seems to have found a term that works much better for her.
janelle monáe identifies as a pansexual 'free-ass motherfucker'
The radical artist drops her visual album ‘Dirty Computer’ tomorrow.
this week in sex: kendall and being “not gay”
It’s so boring that here we are in 2018 and people are still being pigeonholed into being one thing or another. Maybe it’s time we all embraced the fact that there are many shades in the rainbow of love.
the book shining a spotlight on sexual subcultures and diy fetish
From erotic fan fiction to niche kinks involving shaved heads and sneezing, Katharine Gates' revised tome Deviant Desires: A Tour of the Erotic Edge peels back the curtain on the more obscure side of sexual subcultures.