The weather was gorgeous, the streets of Manhattan were packed, and people of all ages, ethnicities, and genders marched together.
"There's a saying that people have now: 'Love is love.' But who is to say what real love is? How can you love me and hate somebody else? That doesn't make any sense to me. Things are changing, but it will be slow."
It's a country where "any act of gross indecency with another male person" is still punishable with two years of prison.
It's been a week since the attack at Pulse nightclub. A week where my mom asked me not to go to Pride events in Toronto this year.
On Sunday people gathered at America's most famous LGBT gathering place to show solidarity in the face of tragedy.
'I became obsessed with reading, watching, and looking for lesbian images.'
Photos of the Cleveland Leather Annual Weekend, which draws in kinksters and a wide range of leather enthusiasts to socialize and engage in workshops focusing on pet play, rope bondage, electro-play, flogging, power exchange, and more.
Russell Alldread takes us through several decades of life in Toronto's gay village, from police harassment to underground drag shows to his Guinness World Record.
A new study says if you still hang out with your ex, you're a narcissist or a psychopath, but take some advice from a queer woman, who really knows about this shit.
Sedarlicious is a party featuring over 500 gay Jews celebrating "the night away as if we just left Egypt yesterday."
The idea that black social movements tend to be led only by male leaders of African-American churches is being left in the past.
We spoke to the filmmakers behind Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures, a new HBO documentary about the photographer who died 25 years ago, to find out more about his life.
VICE dives into the inclusive world of Sailor Moon fandom to understand how the 90s cartoon helped shape young queer identities and create a sense of community.
We talked with Roy Martinez, who goes by the name Lambe Culo (Spanish for "lick ass"), about his fashion designs and mixed media art, which explore the fluidity of gender and cultural identities.
I didn't feel as righteous as you might think.
We spoke to the filmmaker behind Inside the Chinese Closet, a documentary that follows young gay people in China looking for a fake heterosexual partnership to appease their parents.
Gengoro Tagame makes gay manga, often involving bestiality, incest, scat, and permanent body modification. But now he is using his art to try to change current mindsets about homosexuality in Japan.
It's hard to pinpoint exactly when semen became the focus of so much erotic fixation in the gay community. What was once stigmatized as disease-ridden poison is now celebrated. Whatever the case, semen is everywhere these days.
Watch the first episode of GAYCATION on VICELAND, where we travel with Ellen Page and Ian Daniel to explore Japan's contradictory LGBT culture.
A sense of mischief runs through its pages, whether in the form of erotic stills from long-lost gay movies, the platforming of marginalized filmmakers, or the rebellious act of challenging cinema's heteronormative status quo.
Though forgotten to many, Bela Lugosi's Dracula had a follow-up, a sequel of sorts, that was not only quite romantic, but romantically progressive in that it used vampirism as a conceit to explore homosexuality in the 30s.
An increasing number of young celebrities are labeling themselves "queer." But what does this mean for the queer community?
Shinjuku 2 Chome is like a gay bar buffet. The Tokyo district is said to have the highest concentration of gay bars in the world, each with its own theme (such as BDSM or J-Pop), and each with less than a 12-person capacity.
I spent a year living in an all-male religious commune run by an obscure Roman Catholic sect. Here's what that was like.