frank ocean announces his first queer club night
It’s an LGBTQ+ fantasia that pays homage to an imaginary and idyllic 80s NYC.
why we need more sober safe spaces for marginalized communities
If we want to get serious about intersectional mental health, we first have to create more sober spaces for QTIBPOC.
what's it really like being lgbt in poland?
Following the violent abuse faced by many queer activists in Poland, under the country's right wing Law and Justice Party, we speak to seven young LGBT people in Poland to find out the reality.
how butch/femme subcultures allow gay women to thrive
Whether reclaiming femininity from the male gaze or rejecting feminine gender norms by embracing butch, the subculture is intrinsically radical: it empowers lesbians to renounce patriarchal standards of beauty.
this book confronts the harmful myth of modern masculinity
JJ Bola's 'Mask Off' exposes masculinity as a performance men are bullied into. It urges us as a society to move past those pressures, and redefine what it means to be a man, on our own terms.
new study conclusively ties conversion therapy to suicide attempts
It's the first major study into the dangerous impact of 'gender identity conversion.'
Gender & Sexuality
the gay bar is dead: how the queer space killed it
It's not that the LGBT+ community doesn’t go out anymore. We’re just not going to the same old tired places.
the real love islands: finding romance in a hopeless place
It’s tough looking for love when hook-ups spread like wildfire and Grindr matches are separated by seas.
louis tomlinson is not happy with the harry styles sex scene in ‘euphoria’
The animated sequence from the most recent episode of HBO’s teen drama revived Larry Stylinson.
what does gen z know about stonewall?
Ahead of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising this weekend, we spoke to the kids of Mosaic LGBT Youth Centre to find out how they discovered this historic moment in queer history.
inside sicily’s queer film festival and its riotous after-party
Photographer Valerio Spada curates a selection of images from Partynudo, the party that unfolded after this year’s Sicilia Queer, as we speak to its grand jury prize winning artist, Mykki Blanco.
janet mock signs a multimillion-dollar deal with netflix
The announcement marks a big step forward for trans visibility in Hollywood.