LGBTQ

Film

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.
Jason Okundaye
10.15.19
Music

how stephen gately changed coming out for young queer irish people

On the 10th anniversary of his passing, we reflect back on how the Boyzone popstar's legacy still resonates with Gen Z's LGBTQ community in Ireland.
Sean O’Neill
10.10.19
Opinion

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.
Aisha Mirza
10.8.19
Culture

how gay tiktok became gay tumblr for gen z

After the blogging platform banned NSFW content, queer young people turned to the popular app to express themselves.
Rachel Charlene Lewis
10.4.19
Culture

why islam is inherently queer

In an extract from their book ‘Unicorn’, Amrou Al-Kadhi (aka Glamrou) explains how they discovered the queerness in their faith
Amrou Al-Kadhi
10.3.19
Culture

inside hong kong's voguing scene

After emerging in Harlem's ballroom scene back in the 1960s, voguing has found a new home, and a renaissance, in Asia.
Arthur Tam
10.1.19
Photography

this photographer explores what it means to be an outsider in morocco

Feeling like a "misfit" in her home country inspired Deborah Benzaquen to document queer and mixed identities in her work.
Sarah Moroz
9.26.19
Opinion

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.
Megan Christopher
9.25.19
Opinion

we need to talk about straightsplaining

It's not only Kevin Hart who's guilty of this
Tom George
9.13.19
News

kristen stewart says her queerness is stopping her from getting big movie roles

What’s a girl gotta do? Tone down the gay, apparently.
Douglas Greenwood
9.3.19
Opinion

vsco girl culture is actually just lesbian culture

As a queer woman, the first thing I thought of when I saw the trend was how very, very gay it is.
Rachel Charlene Lewis
9.2.19
News

there's officially no such thing as the gay gene

Nature or nurture, being gay is still great.
Alim Kheraj
8.30.19
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