transphobia is alive and well both in and outside the queer community
More cisgender queer people need to oppose transphobia, urgently.
frank ocean announces his first queer club night
It’s an LGBTQ+ fantasia that pays homage to an imaginary and idyllic 80s NYC.
30 years later, this film remains a powerful portrait of black queer love
Against a backdrop of AIDS crisis fear-mongering, ‘Tongues Untied’ explored intimacy, love and desire as the behaviours which governed black gay men's lives.
why we need more sober safe spaces for marginalised communities
If we want to get serious about intersectional mental health, we first have to create more sober spaces for QTIBPOC.
what's it really like being lgbt in poland?
Following the violent abuse faced by many queer activists in Poland, under the country's right wing Law and Justice Party, we speak to seven young LGBT people in Poland to find out the reality.
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.
this book confronts the harmful myth of modern masculinity
JJ Bola's 'Mask Off' exposes masculinity as a performance men are bullied into. It urges us as a society to move past those pressures, and redefine what it means to be a man, on our own terms.
new study conclusively ties "conversion therapy" to suicide attempts
It's the first major study into the dangerous impact of "gender identity conversion".
the photographer and queer activist capturing moments of resilience
Daniel Jack Lyons discusses a career spent trying to bring together the practises of photography and qualitative research, to change the narrative around persecuted groups.
Gender & Sexuality
the gay bar is dead: how the queer space killed it
It's not that the LGBT+ community doesn’t go out anymore. We’re just not going to the same old tired places.
you need to see this groundbreaking exhibition about gender
Open all summer, 'Kiss My Genders' takes an expansive look at art beyond the binary.
the real love islands: finding romance in a hopeless place
It’s tough looking for love when hook-ups spread like wildfire and Grindr matches are separated by seas.