A Brief History of Bootlicking
From gay leather and skinhead culture to an insult aimed at someone who leaps to Richard Branson's defence on Twitter, the term "bootlicker" has a long and storied history.
'Queer: A Graphic History' Could Totally Change the Way You Think About Sex and Gender
I spoke to Meg-John Barker about her new book, which questions pretty much everything you think you know about sexuality.
The Rise of the Queer Astrology Movement
At the Queer Astrology Conference, astrologers interrogate the idea that men are from Mars and women are from Venus.
A Slob's Guide to Critical Theory
How to think in complicated ways if you're a lazy and stupid person.
An Interview with Australia's First Recognized Agender
Last Wednesday, Norrie May Welby made history—she became the first Australian to be formally recognized as being gender non-specific.
Colin Self Is the Embodiment of Queer Theory
On the afternoon I met Colin Self, he didn’t feel like wearing lipstick. He put it on and then wiped it off, staining his rosebud mouth. Wigs didn’t suit his mood either. He dressed, instead, in plain muslin overalls for the house tour and a Thierry...