Queerness

6.4.19

Fleabag's Hot Priest Gave Me Flashbacks to My Early Queer Thirst

Fleabag and the Hot Priest's relationship was secretive, scandalous, and somewhat deviant—which is exactly what it was like when I first fell for someone of the same sex.

5.27.19

Assimilation Is Changing What It Means to Be Queer

We spoke to Amelia Abraham about her new book, 'Queer Intentions', which grapples with complicated questions about the mainstreaming of LGBTQ culture.

3.15.19

NBC Hiring Lilly Singh As a Late Night Host Is a Very Big Deal

The Canadian YouTube star will become the only queer woman of color hosting a late night show on a major network.

10.31.18

Crossdressing on Halloween Was the Queer Liberation I Didn’t Know I Needed

I'm a confidently queer cis black woman, but the beauty of a masculine "costume" taught me the power of playing with identity on Halloween.

7.9.18

Peyton Fulford's Intimate and Vulnerable Photos of Queer Southern Youth

With her series “Infinite Tenderness,” the photographer develops a new narrative for LGBTQ kids in the South.

7.6.18

These Aren’t Your Typical Wrestling Photos

Gay Mexican American photographer Ken Castañeda uses Lucha libre in his work to express his complex identity.

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6.27.18

How Queer Heavy Metal Magick Saved Me

My alchemy practice promotes self-care as an act of personal and political resistance.

5.14.18

On Hayley Kiyoko, Queerness and Mainstream Pop

What does the megastar mean to young queer fans today, and why is she so significant?

3.1.18

Vile Creature's Confrontational Queer Doom Is Exactly What Metal Needs in 2018

Stream the anti-oppressive Canadian doom cult's crushing, crucial new album, 'Cast of Static and Smoke.'

7.26.17

Jay Boogie Wants You to Love Yourself

We spoke to the Brooklyn rapper about taking a message of self-acceptance to a spiritual level on his 'Jesus Loves Me Too' mixtape.

5.24.17

The Episode of Oprah I Wasn’t Gay Enough to Appreciate Until Now

Kevyn Aucoin, the celebrity makeup artist, serves as a Rorscharch test for my life: He terrified me while I was in the closet. Not anymore.

5.15.17

Are HMLTD Queerness Tourists or Guitar Music’s Greatest Hope?

The complications of being an art project/band of straight guys where gender-fluid makeup and clothes define your look.

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