Tom Rasmussen


diary of a drag queen: crystal rasmussen on writing a book "by a queer for queers about queers"

The brilliant debut book by Crystal Rasmussen is out today, and we're sharing an exclusive excerpt and intro by the fabulous author herself. This memoir is juicy and unapologetic. It might make you cry, and it will most definitely make you laugh.
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tom rasmussen: what does britishness mean in 2019?

Tom Rasmussen's definition of Britishness was formed growing up gender non-conforming in the matriarchal nail salons of Lancaster.
Tom Rasmussen

dirty baby doll is the fat queen proving drag is better bigger

And keeping drag radical.
Tom Rasmussen
peace week

9 queer activists on powering up the community

Brilliant LGBTQIA+ activists on the ways they create spaces and take action to liberate the community. We’ve come far, but, as Celine Dion once sang, there’s miles to go before we sleep.
Tom Rasmussen
lgbt icon

the story of visionary lgbt rights activist marsha p. johnson just arrived on netflix

In 1969, Marsha P., a black trans woman, famously fought back against riot police who raided the Stonewall Inn, sparking the modern fight for LGBT rights.
Tom Rasmussen

there was a tinder election bot fanning the fire of the youth vote

How do you crack the walls of the echo chamber? We spoke to two activists who used the power of Tinder to swing the youth vote in key seats at the general election.
Tom Rasmussen

how to register to vote if you’re trans

Trans people in the UK are being blocked from voting in the general election this June. Here’s how to make sure you get your voice heard.
Tom Rasmussen

celebrating george michael and the history of cruising

On the 19th anniversary of George Michael’s arrest for engaging in a “lewd” act with another man in a Beverly Hills public toilet, Queer Tours of London threw a massive party in the name of protest. Let’s go outside...
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decoding the secret gay language of polari

Polari: what is it, and can you learn it? As it becomes almost obsolete, we look at its significance in modern Britain.
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the most outrageous moments from the fashion tv archives

A look at the chequered past of fashion and reality TV. Wanna be on top? Not really...
Tom Rasmussen

how and where to celebrate lgbt history month

Here are i-D’s best picks this LGBT History month, from all around the country.
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Donald Trump

when gaga took the super bowl

At last night's Super Bowl, Lady Gaga crowned her comeback with an incredible performance. Surprisingly, given last two weeks America has endured, and what we know of Gaga, what the show lacked was an explicit political message.
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