Sexuality

Culture

Aimee Lou Wood is not a magical mermaid

The 'Sex Education' actress on self-acceptance, the stigma surrounding women's sexuality and what’s on the horizon for season three.
Britnee Meiser
7.9.20
Culture

A new generation of women filmmakers are finally showing female sexuality right on screen

While 'Jumbo' and 'Never Rarely Sometimes Always' might first seem worlds apart, both films are committed to showing sexuality outside the prism of the male gaze.
Katie Goh
3.16.20
Culture

Watch Oakland's queer skate kids shred in these mini documentaries

Tyler Kohlhoff’s videos capture the free-wheeling, punk spirit of these young skaters and their revolutionary ideas on identity, gender and sex.
Nicole DeMarco
3.5.20
Culture

why we're now obsessed with queering our fave celebrities

From Taylor Swift to Harry Styles, there’s a reason why we find ourselves speculating about people’s sexualities.
Alim Kheraj
8.29.19
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
Photography

paul mpagi sepuya uses portraiture to explore homoerotic desire

'Mirror Studies' is a beautiful, disorienting blend of nude bodies — in which the photographer and the viewer are both present.
Sarah Moroz
10.22.18
Sex

monogamy may be even more difficult for women than it is for men

Experts are challenging long-held ideas about gender and fidelity.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
9.21.18
Culture

this video game puts players in the role of young women exploring their sexuality

Once upon a time, the thought of a video game putting players in the role of a curious young girl would have been unthinkable.
Emma Finamore
6.19.18
News

amandla stenberg reveals her first lesbian crushes to king princess

The teen actor/activist has officially come out as gay in an illuminating interview.
Hannah Ongley
6.19.18
Culture

hilton als has some issues with the word 'woke'

In White Girls, the Pulitzer prize-winning author explored race, sexuality, André Leon Talley and Eminem. He discusses its impact -- and potential sequel -- with Paul Flynn.
Paul Flynn
5.2.18
Culture

so what does pansexual actually mean?

Janelle Monáe previously identified as bisexual. However, in “pansexual” she seems to have found a term that works much better for her.
Amelia Abraham
4.27.18
Culture

how gen-z gave 'queer' a new meaning

"Gay" has fallen out of fashion.
André-Naquian Wheeler
4.24.18
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