Amelia Abraham

beauty week

what does beauty mean for someone who identifies as trans masculine?

Kai and Casil and Elie, three trans people, talk about the limitations of gender and what beauty means to them.
Amelia Abraham
6.11.18
Culture

why america’s next top model is more than just a reality show about modelling

For fifteen years, Tyra has inspired people to follow their dream – whether that dream was to be a model or not.
Amelia Abraham
5.23.18
Culture

munroe bergdorf opens up about facial feminisation

Ahead of the launch of her new Channel 4 special What Makes a Woman? the trans activist reflects on the politics of facial feminisation and the controversy surrounding her recent appearance on Channel 4’s Genderquake: The Debate.
Amelia Abraham
5.15.18
News

is this 2018’s most unpredictable coupling?

The Met Gala gave us a surprise in the form of Grimes and Elon Musk — together.
Amelia Abraham
5.8.18
Culture

four queer artists on how their work helped them survive

How these new wave queer artists used their work as a political tool for coming to terms with who they are, and for helping others do the same.
Amelia Abraham
5.2.18
News

this new whitney doc promises the untold story

Just when we’d started to recover from the last heart-wrenching Whitney Houston documentary, another one is arriving to make us cry all over again.
Amelia Abraham
4.30.18
Culture

queering the map is connecting queer moments in life 💕💕💕

The user submitted project was founded by a young queer Canadian whose connection to a tree where they’d meet their partner grew into an idea big enough to connect the world.
Amelia Abraham
4.25.18
Culture

is the ban on f1 grid girls a good thing?

Self-empowered or not, the sports world’s longstanding tradition of walk-on girls still contributes to a system that upholds men’s pleasure at the expense of women’s objectification. But scrapping them means putting women out of work. Is that really fair?
Amelia Abraham
2.2.18
Art

london’s finest female artists are auctioning off their work

Her Stories is a new exhibition and auction encouraging creative women to put their talent behind an important cause.
Amelia Abraham
11.20.17
LGBT

how punk rock lgbt television was redefined by a bunch of club kids and their friends

TV legends Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey, the makers of RuPaul’s Drag Race have been making niche “unscripted storytelling” TV shows since the 80s, from underground movies about club kids to docs about finding love in Iraq.
Amelia Abraham
11.16.17
the sounding off issue

the politics of making music in the middle east

From the threat of violence to starting a musical revolution, for artists from the Middle East making music is an inherently political act.
Amelia Abraham
11.2.17
LGBTQ

new gen, new geography: how london’s queer nightlife has rebuilt itself

London’s LGBT spaces are disappearing, leaving an underground queer culture to materialise in place of what had become a stagnant, homogenised scene.
Amelia Abraham
10.4.17
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