Sophie Wilkinson

Culture

why shaved hair is such an important part of the lesbian identity

From full skinhead to floppy emo undercut -- whether you're a butch or a femme, everyone should try shaving their head once!
Sophie Wilkinson
8.17.18
Culture

why is love island so good?

A primer on the British TV show ahead of tonight's finale.
Sophie Wilkinson
7.30.18
Film

we need to talk about 'lady bird''s gay moment

The film has won acclaim and accolades for its depiction of female adolescence, but less has been said about its beautiful coming out scene.
Sophie Wilkinson
2.20.18
Music

the soundtrack to gaga: the music of her documentary reveals a lot about the star

The Netflix doc about the pop superstar has noticeable holes, but the music she chose to lay against the narrative speaks volumes about her – and the experience of fame.
Sophie Wilkinson
10.13.17
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out of this world: i-D meets mykki blanco

Hosted by musician Mykki Blanco, Out of This World meets a diverse group of performers and creators in Johannesburg — exploring the queer scene they have carved out for themselves in South Africa’s biggest city.
Sophie Wilkinson
10.3.17
Feminist Apparel

seven feminist t-shirts and what they really mean

What's in a slogan?
Sophie Wilkinson
9.12.17
Film

smashing records and subverting stereotypes: how wonder woman is sexy, but not born yesterday

Gal Gadot’s "Wonder Woman" is strong, beautiful and naive – but that’s not standing in the way of her feminist superpower.
Sophie Wilkinson
6.26.17
Culture

'the kiss' 15 years on: meet the models and creators behind the iconic image

At a time when photographic representation of lesbians was limited at best, photographer Tanya Chalkin’s The Kiss caused a storm in the United Kingdom. An image designed by women for women, we meet the photo’s models and the queer ad agency behind the...
Sophie Wilkinson
3.3.17