LGBT

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
3.8.19
Culture

the zine giving a voice to west yorkshire’s queer community

Dedicated to showcasing queer talent in the area, the first publication from West Yorkshire collective HERM is aiming to decentralise creativity and artistic inspiration from London.
Ryan Cahill
3.6.19
Photography

chloe aftel documents trans people in their most intimate moments

The photographer's new book 'Outside & in Between' includes at home portraits of Rain Dove, Jacob Tobia and Sasha Fleischman.
Nadja Sayej
3.1.19
Opinion

why aren't more people talking about netflix's razor-sharp sitcom 'one day at a time'?

The Netflix reboot of 70s comedy 'One Day at a Time' is quite possibly the best (and most important) show on screens right now.
Yusuf Tamanna
2.21.19
Culture

discovering dysphoria at my big, big age: naeem davis on realising their dream of top surgery

As two beloved members of the queer community -- Kai Isaiah Jamal and Naeem Davis of BBZ -- hope to realise their dream of having chest reconstruction surgery, Naeem shares their story of discovering dysphoria at a later age.
Naeem Davis
2.14.19
Film

'splendor' is gregg araki's forgotten ode to polyamory

The film is deeply radical in its own quiet way – a salute to the fun and unpredictability of sexual fluidity, alternative lifestyles, and existing on the fringes.
Adam White
1.24.19
Culture

inside england’s only lgbt bookshop

As Gay's the Word turns 40, store manager Jim MacSweeney discusses its significance to the LGBTQ community.
Jake Hall
1.18.19
Fashion

10 years of C☆NDY

Luis Venegas discusses 10 years and 12 issues of ‘C☆NDY’: a celebration of the “transversal world” that’s taken in everything from Nan Goldin’s photography to a cover imagining the first transgender president.
Ryan White
1.17.19
Opinion

the 90s tv show that walked so ‘riverdale’ could run

Cancelled after just two seasons, 'Popular' creator Ryan Murphy said years later the network was only interested in its gay characters if they were made to suffer.
Yusuf Tamanna
1.17.19
Opinion

why are gay bars being compared to gentrification?

Eastenders’s newly-announced gay bar has prompted comparisons to gentrification, but why do we assume LGBTQ venues are exclusively middle-class?
Jake Hall
1.10.19
Opinion

why you need to watch netflix’s ‘sex education’

"Everybody's either thinking about shagging, about to shag, or actually shagging".
Sam Moore
1.9.19
Photography

how ka-man tse’s ‘narrow distances’ contemplates what it means to be seen

Announced as the recipient of the 2018 Aperture Portfolio Prize in December, we speak to Chinese-American artist and Parsons lecturer Ka-Man Tse about her award-winning project, ‘narrow distances’.
Ryan White
1.7.19
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