LGBTQ

Culture

just how queer was 2018?

From Miss Vanjie and #20gayteen, to the advancement of LGBTQ rights around the world and the fight against transphobia, we look back the LGBTQ highs and lows of 2018.
Alim Kheraj
12.5.18
Opinion

shawn mendes has a point – we need to stop policing male femininity

Our knowledge of gender and sexuality is expanding at breakneck speed, but the Mendes memes prove we still have rigid ideas of what it means to be masculine or to act gay.
Jake Hall
11.28.18
Culture

meet the ballroom legends of atlanta's underground voguing scene

Leikeli47 and Cakes da Killa headline an extravagant vogue ball in Atlanta — where one of the last great American subcultures has been quietly thriving for decades.
Michelle Lhooq
11.20.18
Fashion

aaron philip is a pioneer for equality in fashion

Making history as the first black, disabled, trans woman to sign to a major modelling agency is all in a day’s work for 17-year-old high schooler Aaron Philip.
Ryan White
11.16.18
Culture

james whiteside defies the heteronormative world of ballet

i-D talks to the ballet superstar about his psychosexual dance play, and his Dairy Queens drag persona Ühu Betch.
Emma Russell
11.8.18
Music

meet alextbh, malaysia's first queer pop star

The musician discusses what’s it’s like living as a member of the LGBTQ+ community in Malaysia.
Nicole DeMarco
11.8.18
Culture

what it's like to be black and lgbtq in brazil

Ahead of this weekend's landmark election, i-D meets the artists who want better.
Igi Ayedun
10.26.18
Culture

the unbridled joy of the alternative miss world

Alternative Miss World began five decades ago, and has grown to become a fanatical haven of exhibitionism and voyeurism. Returning to London last weekend, we met its founder Andrew Logan.
Alex Gerry
10.25.18
News

4 activists react to trump's attack on transgender rights

A leaked memo threatens to change the legal definition of sex to that which is on your birth certificate. However, these trans models, musicians, activists, artists, and their stories #WontBeErased.
Nicole DeMarco
10.25.18
News

respond to the gender recognition act consultation

The consultation closes at 11PM tonight, so now is your last chance.
i-D Staff
10.19.18
Fashion

why accepting my sexuality marked the beginning of my career

And how art school can be a safe space from an unforgiving society.
Domantas Smaizys
10.18.18
Opinion

where are all the transgender men?

As the Gender Recognition Act comes back into the spotlight, author Caspar Baldwin gives a personal account of growing up trans in the UK.
Caspar Baldwin
10.8.18
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