LGBTQ

News

Chechnya’s new LGBT purge has already claimed two lives, activists say

“We know that around 40 people were detained, both men and women.”
David Gilbert
3 days ago
LGBTQ

How Trans Sex Workers in Paris Are Coming Together to Stay Safe

A recent law change has led to a rise in the number of violent attacks on sex workers in France.
Manon Walquan
Edouard Richard
5 days ago
Sex

Here's the Porn That Women Watched in 2018, According to Pornhub

New year, more lesbian fantasies.
Justine de l'Église
1.9.19
LGBTQ

When I Came Out, I Wasn’t Ready for the Judgment That Came from Within the Community

Why would a group of people who have historically experienced so much shame and stigma from society dole out that same kind of punishment to each other?
Zach Rawlings
1.9.19
LGBTQ

Lesbian Culture Has Had a Major Update

Is this how straight people feel all the time? I'm surprised they're even functioning.
Daisy Jones
1.9.19
sex work

Gay Escorts Are Fighting Chemsex By Offering a 'Sober Sex' Service

Emotional labour has always been a part of sex work, but as chemsex remains prevalent some escorts are now offering a more specialised service to help ween clients off "H&H fun".
Jake Hall
1.8.19
LGBTQ

These Trans Latinas Started Their Own Beauty Co-op to Defy Discrimination

After years of experiencing discrimination at work, three trans immigrant women started a trans beauticians' co-op in Queens, New York—and are welcoming others to join. Broadly spoke to them about how they made it happen.
Moira Lavelle
1.7.19
LGBTQ

Lesbian Women Explain the Art of the Casual Hookup

“There’s a sexist misconception that women are gay for emotional commitment and love. This denies women our sexuality and capacity for lust and depravity."
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
1.5.19
LGBTQ

Indian Queer Muslims Share Their Hopes and Dreams for 2019

Being a double minority presents a double set of issues—one concerning culture and religion, the other concerning sexual identity.
Parthshri Arora
1.1.19
Film

The Best LGBTQ Films of 2018

This year had much to offer in the depictions of fully-fleshed out queer lives.
Owen Myers
12.27.18
relationships

Queer Sugar Babies Explain How to Find a Sugar Mommy

It's definitely more complicated than finding a daddy.
Megan Wallace
12.24.18
entertainment

Ellen DeGeneres May Have Trapped Herself in Her Own Persona

A new 'Times' profile of the comedian paints an anxious picture of the host being constrained by her own creation.
Taylor Hosking
12.14.18
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