Jake Hall

Culture

what’s really happening in chechnya right now?

The LGBTQ community is under attack and urgent action is needed.
Jake Hall
1.29.19
Culture

gay for play: how video games became a space to virtually explore queerness

As a newly-opened exhibition at Berlin’s Schwules Museum examines the queer history of video games, writer Jake Hall investigates the ways in which virtual worlds have provided an escape for young people the world over.
Jake Hall
1.25.19
Opinion

is there such a thing as too woke?

It's been quite a week of hot-takes.
Jake Hall
12.7.18
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
Opinion

what is digital clothing?

Exploring whether this is a potential answer to Instagram-inspired over-consumption, or just a gimmick.
Jake Hall
11.23.18
Fashion

is bryanboy right — is sustainability incompatible with fashion?

The unlikely opponent to 'greenwashing' states his case.
Jake Hall
11.6.18
Culture

photographs of swaziland’s first ever lgbt pride march

See the jubilance of a historic event in a country where homosexuality is illegal.
Jake Hall
7.5.18
Think Pieces

the haul video trend promotes the worst parts of fast-fashion

A closer look at the YouTube subculture and its impact on shopping habits.
Jake Hall
6.21.18
Fashion

bangladesh isn’t fashion’s only dirty secret

We’ve winced at "Made in Bangladesh" labels since the deadly Rana Plaza collapse in 2013, but this Fashion Revolution Week we must open our eyes to factory conditions around the world.
Jake Hall
4.26.18
Think Pieces

so, grindr has opened its doors to all – what does this mean?

In a radical move, the famous queer-specific dating app has become more inclusive by offering cis, trans, and other options to its users.
Jake Hall
12.7.17
Culture

talking race and intersectionality in drag with victoria sin

A genderfucked mix between Jessica Rabbit and Marlene Dietrich, Victoria Sin gets real about her journey of drag discovery.
Jake Hall
12.12.16
2016

​a queer call-to-arms for a better 2017

2016 has been the most lethal year on record for trans people; there's been a rise in hate crimes, including the Orlando nightclub massacre. We need to start the fight back for a brighter future now.
Jake Hall
10.27.16
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