Nico Lang is an award-winning LGBTQ+ news reporter and an editor at VICE and Xtra magazine. You can read their work in the New York Times, Rolling Stone, Esquire, Time, The Guardian, BuzzFeed, Jezebel, Them, The Washington Post, HuffPost, The Daily Beast, The Advocate, Out, and the L.A. Times.
Queer musicians say the industry is facing a spiritual crisis: Adapt to a new generation of listeners, or die.
I emerged from the theater with my face damp from tears, vowing to hit up Walmart for a bald cap and a pint of yellow body paint the next day.
Not every story is worthy of a modern reappraisal, especially when it comes to “humanizing” a doll.
The desire to swim didn’t change my address or income, and it certainly did nothing for the hours it tacked onto my wash days. But I’m finally returning to the pool.
Bermuda’s example shows that LGBTQ equality cannot be taken for granted, even within battles we think we’ve won.
When inclusive information about sexual health is hard to come by, queer young people are finding their own ways to get the facts.
Preston Mitchum, who organized protests after a student was reportedly assaulted by a bouncer at Nellie's, said the D.C. bar still needs to repair its relationship with Black LGBTQ people.
Actors like Chella Man and Marquise Vilson are calling on Hollywood to more fully represent a community that has historically been ignored.
“When I talk to you, I want you to feel comfortable, and like you are being invited home.”