transphobia is alive and well both in and outside the queer community
More cisgender queer people need to oppose transphobia, urgently.
portraits of hong kong's young protestors
Hong Kong photographer Eric has been documenting what the city's young people wear to protest – from face masks and goggles to plastic-wrapping.
when your body is treated by men as if it's a house to be lived in
Read an extract from 'Soft Fruit in the Sun' by Oliver Zarandi, a new anthology best described as 'tender body-horror'.
how butch/femme subcultures allow gay women to thrive
Whether reclaiming femininity from the male gaze or rejecting feminine gender norms by embracing butch, the subculture is intrinsically radical: it empowers lesbians to renounce patriarchal standards of beauty.
do our post-breakup coping techniques actually help?
Throwing ourselves into exercise, sex, astrology and our jobs may seem like the best course of action, but some say they can do more harm than good.
how do you tell the difference between gaslighting and just being a dick?
A look at the complicated grey area between the two.
instagram "sesh" accounts: harmless fun or something more sinister?
A look at the modern phenomenon of accounts like Ketflix and Pills and The Sesh Realm.
'midsommar' is terrifying because it defies traditional horror tropes
Ari Aster's sophomore film trades bumps in the night for ever-present dread, something we know all too well.
what the moby/natalie portman drama says about gender power dynamics
And the wider male insistence on beauty (and youth) being a form of power used over them.
Marie Le Conte
kanye west: a god, complex
In an Easter 'Sunday Service' at Coachella Kanye sought salvation and maybe even forgiveness in a performance that found him drawing a parallel between himself and divinity.
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.
the strange story of kim kardashian and her personal paparazzo
“Maybe if you had a fucking business that you were passionate about then you would know what it takes to run a fucking business but you don't.”