"Oh God, no area stays cool for more than a couple of years."
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The emergence of out and open LGBT characters in sci-fi TV series suggests that yes, it is.
How the movie helped me come out after my time as a student in Newcastle, which I spent trying and failing to get my closeted rugby-playing sex partner to commit.
The author of Stone Butch Blues, one of the only depictions of masculine lesbian life to cross over into mainstream popularity, succumbed to Lyme disease on November 15.
To celebrate LGBT lives, we're creating a new photo column called "Being Gay Is Beautiful in..." about how great it is to be queer in cities around the globe.
Nick Jonas has aggressively courted gay audiences during his promotional tour for his first album. Are his intentions good, or is he looking to exploit gay listeners? I spent two months investigating Jonas in the context of gay history to find out.
"People feel more comfortable asking her for favors that they probably shouldn't ask a Catholic saint for. If you want your shipment of meth to arrive safely, it's easier to ask Santa Muerte than the Virgin of Guadalupe."
It's difficult to overlook the savage cuts on community services and the minimal impact they've had on homophobia in British schools and abroad.
Ben McNutt is a Baltimore-based artist who is engaged in an intensive study of wrestling and the queer aesthetic.
Many gay British Muslims don't feel that they have to choose between their religion and their sexuality, but not a lot of them are fully "out."
The Joiners' Arms, is to close on January 15, 2015. It is, predictably, going to be swallowed by luxury flats. But East London is losing its beating heart of countercultural nightlife.
In an editorial for Bloomberg Businessweek posted this morning, Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, came out as gay. He wrote, "I'm proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me."
Firstly, lesbians are the nicest customers. Secondly, the last people you'd imagine buying a particular item will, without question, always be the first ones to buy that item.
Under the dictatorship of Nicolae Ceaușescu, homosexuality was outlawed and never discussed—having the wrong kind of intercourse could lead to interrogations and prison time.
VICE News was in Belgrade to monitor the anti-LGBT protests and meet members of Serbia's gay community who were determined to defy the intimidation and march through the streets regardless of the risks.
In Texas, it doesn't take much to make certain Christian conservatives think they're being persecuted for their faith. But when the city of Houston started issuing subpoenas for church sermons, everyone got a little nervous.
We weren't sure what happened in the music video for iRAWniQ's "ALIENPU$," so we asked Oscar winner and former child star Tatum O'Neal to explain what the heck was going on.
Naturally, this led to outrage, and a protest in the offending store. Despite the rain, around 1,000 showed up to kiss each other and show that homophobia wasn't welcome in Brighton.
SIYA is arguably the first out and proud lesbian rapper to reach a mainstream US audience. Her latest video for the song "Real MVP," which featured the MC serenading a thick hip-hop honey, made its nationwide debut on the Oxygen network.
Since he died of AIDS, David Wojnarowicz has been the subject of a movie, a biography, and an upcoming Whitney retrospective, but he has one last secret-the Magic Box.
The Toronto mayoral candidate appears to be following in his brother Rob's footsteps in that shouting and vitriol follows him wherever he goes.
Check out Baltimore artist Ben McNutt's queer perspective on wrestling in issue 24 of 'MATTE' magazine, available now.
I just watched grown men and women put tighty-whitey underwear on a goat. Competitively. Welcome to the gay rodeo.