Think Pieces

vsco girl culture is actually just lesbian culture

As a queer woman, the first thing I thought of when I saw the trend was that it’s very, very gay.
Rachel Charlene Lewis

tessa thompson confirms she is marvel's first queer superhero

The actress makes history as Valkyrie in 'Thor: Love and Thunder.'
Nicole DeMarco

the significance of men's fashion at pride

From drag queens to leather daddies, we look into the defiant visibility of dressing up at Pride.
James Greig

gia woods is making more than 'queer pop music'

The young artist talks transcending labels, self-acceptance, and the release of her new dreamy track 'Feel It' premiering on i-D.
Erica Euse
straight ups

photographing new york's queer creative community

Rafael Martinez spoke to 13 of the city's most inspiring young artists.
Rafael Martínez

the story behind ‘young new york’, ethan james green’s first photography book

A document of queer talent on the cusp of success.
Liam Hess

is cinema finally demystifying queer sex work?

After decades of misrepresentation, movies like 'Sauvage' are finally getting to grips with the nuances of an occupation dismissed as seedy and exploitative.
Douglas Greenwood
Tijuana: A Mexican Dream

tijuana’s most extra characters discuss the city's queer nightlife scene

"If we don’t make some noise, who the fuck is going to?"
Cheryl Santos

discovering dysphoria at my big, big age: naeem davis on realizing their dream of top surgery

As two beloved members of the queer community -- Kai Isaiah Jamal and Naeem Davis of BBZ -- hope to realise their dream of having chest reconstruction surgery, Naeem shares their story of discovering dysphoria at a later age.
Naeem Davis
In collaboration with Maison Margiela

the queer grime artist changing the scene

Karnage Kills is unequivocally femme and fearless.
Douglas Greenwood
In collaboration with Maison Margiela

how to live a radical existence, with fatima jamal

Fatima Jamal doesn’t care what anyone thinks of her. The American interdisciplinary artist has spent too long thwarting the jibes of those unlike her -- a queer, black, trans, femme woman -- to truly take note of her haters.
Douglas Greenwood

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.
Tom Rasmussen