Gender

LGBTQ

What I Learned from the Depression After My Transition

Though I wouldn't change a thing, transitioning presented problems I never expected.
Chris Jacobovicz
11.8.18
pain

The Science Behind Why People Have Different Pain Tolerances

Everything from our genes to our psychological makeup can affect our sensitivity to physical pain.
Erin Young
10.29.18
The Power and Privilege Issue

Meet the 17-Year-Old Boy Calling Out His Classmates for Objectifying Women

Noah Abraham is a leader in ManUp, an initiative that aims to get high school boys to reject toxic masculinity and to learn about sexual consent.
Manisha Krishnan
10.16.18
Australia Today

The Northern Territory is Suffering from a Severe Drought of Women

The state government has pledged millions of dollars toward balancing out the gender ratio.
Gavin Butler
10.2.18
marriage

Men Describe Being Proposed to By Women

"It was a dizzying kind of surreal joy the likes of which I’ve never felt before."
Leila Ettachfini
9.26.18
Beauty Pageant

The Male Beauty Pageant Where Female Judges Sleep with the Winners

Wodaabe men from northern Niger spend up to six hours getting made up to compete in their annual swinging festival.
Amuse Team
9.25.18
hard data

Monogamy May Be Even More Difficult For Women Than it Is For Men

Experts are challenging long-held ideas about gender and fidelity.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
9.20.18
Culture

Who Gets to Use the Term 'Partner'?

Some queer people feel it should belong to the LGBTQ community, but others feel the non-gendered term should be normalised for everyone.
Coco Romack
9.19.18
SEX

This Is Why Some People Are Turned on By Feet

Some people—despite my adoration—have admitted feeling self-conscious about rubbing their feet all over my face.
Grant Stoddard
9.9.18
Section 377

Decriminalising Gay Sex Is the Least of the Indian Queer Community’s Worries

“It’s cool that you’re gay, I support gay rights. But my child could never be gay.”
Navin Noronha
9.7.18
Views My Own

Why I Won’t Call Nicki Minaj’s Beefing ‘a Meltdown’

We don’t require male rappers to be empowering to each other, so why should Nicki play nice?
Melayna Williams
8.27.18
Gender

How Crowdfunding Became a Lifeline for the Trans Community

Long waiting lists, exorbitant costs and surgeries unavailable on the NHS have shown the financial importance of platforms like GoFundMe.
Jake Hall
8.25.18