why the paparazzi are suing celebrities over instagram pics
Paparazzi are now biting the hand that feeds them.
what our fascination with the james charles scandal says about celebrity culture today
Even the most influencer-averse among us have been gripped by the fallout from Tati Westbrook’s viral video.
what makes celebrity courtroom style so compelling?
As the trial of infamous scammer Anna Delvey continues, we examine the camp fabulousness of this particular celebrity spectacle — the guilty pleasure that is courtroom fashion.
diary of a drag queen: crystal rasmussen on writing a book "by a queer for queers about queers"
The brilliant debut book by Crystal Rasmussen is out today, and we're sharing an exclusive excerpt and intro by the fabulous author herself. This memoir is juicy and unapologetic. It might make you cry, and it will most definitely make you laugh.
dirty baby doll is the fat queen proving drag is better bigger
And keeping drag radical.
the story of visionary lgbt rights activist marsha p. johnson just arrived on netflix
In 1969, Marsha P., a black trans woman, famously fought back against riot police who raided the Stonewall Inn, sparking the modern fight for LGBT rights.
celebrating george michael and the history of cruising
On the 19th anniversary of George Michael’s arrest for engaging in a “lewd” act with another man in a Beverly Hills public toilet, Queer Tours of London threw a massive party in the name of protest.
decoding the secret gay language of polari
Polari: what is it, and can you learn it? As it becomes almost obsolete, we look at its significance.
2016, the year the lgbtqia+ community suffered and united
This year saw the most fatal mass shooting in U.S. history, and a catastrophic blow for the LBGTQIA+ community. In the face of evil, the community united — but going forward we need less talk and more action.
why world aids day matters
On the 28th World AIDS Day, i-D asked activists, artists, and academics what they think the world needs to know.
what social and political responsibility should art have?
As Frieze concludes in London, we look at the political possibility and political pitfalls of the naked consumerism of the art world.
ai weiwei: “it’s not about the work, it’s about saying something”
As the artist opens his most comprehensive retrospective to date in Florence, he speaks to i-D about the refugee crisis, fighting for freedom and turning art into political action.