transphobia is alive and well both in and outside the queer community
More cisgender queer people need to oppose transphobia, urgently.
the hidden meaning behind what politicians wear
Whether it's Bernie Sanders's oversized suits or Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's hoop earrings, their sartorial choices represent more than just personal style.
portraits of hong kong's young protestors
Hong Kong photographer Eric has been documenting what the city's young people wear to protest – from face masks and goggles to plastic-wrapping.
when your body is treated by men as if it's a house to be lived in
Read an extract from 'Soft Fruit in the Sun' by Oliver Zarandi, a new anthology best described as 'tender body-horror'.
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.
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
do our post-breakup coping techniques actually help?
Throwing ourselves into exercise, sex, astrology and our jobs may seem like the best course of action, but some say they can do more harm than good.
how do you tell the difference between gaslighting and just being a dick?
A look at the complicated grey area between the two.
a look back at jennifer lopez's career firsts
From being the first Latina actress to earn a $1 million payday to inspiring the creation of Google Images.
'midsommar' is terrifying because it defies traditional horror tropes
Ari Aster's sophomore film trades bumps in the night for ever-present dread, something we know all too well.
why pop music is getting more queer
"Every time we see a push to the right politically — as we are seeing across the globe right now — it is preceded by a period of liberty, of advancement in civil rights, and of freedom of expression."
what the moby/natalie portman drama says about gender power dynamics
And the wider male insistence on beauty (and youth) being a form of power used over them.
Marie Le Conte