Tyler Trykowski

LGBTQ

Gay Cruises Are Equal Parts Heaven and Hell

The director of the documentary 'Dream Boat' explains the magic, drama and disillusionment of a gay cruise.
Tyler Trykowski
11.7.17
Books

Being an Outsider Isn't Cool Any More, John Waters Says So

The filmmaker has a message for the would-be John Waterses of the world: Assimilation is the new transgression.
Tyler Trykowski
4.12.17
LGBTQ

Portraits of the Many, Many Ways to Be Queer

In 'Kings & Queens in Their Castles,' Tom Atwood reveals just how subtle the queer sensibility has become
Tyler Trykowski
3.21.17
Photography

Photographer Ren Hang Sets the Nude Body Askew

The Chinese artist's obsession with the human form is magnified in a new retrospective of his work.
Tyler Trykowski
2.2.17
activism

How Google Docs Became a Key Tool for Social Justice

Word processors are bland and boring. But lately, Google Docs and Sheets have been transforming the way we organize.
Tyler Trykowski
1.27.17
LGBTQ

A Lawyer for Chelsea Manning Explains What's Next After Her Life-Saving Commutation

Chase Strangio, an ACLU attorney who has worked for years to secure Chelsea's access to gender-affirming treatments and measures while imprisoned, tells us what last Tuesday's news meant for him, for her, and what's next.
Tyler Trykowski
1.24.17
News

Can Gays Against Guns Break the American Gun Industrial Complex?

Yesterday's die-in, held in New York outside investment firm BlackRock, Inc., proved that radical queer activism is still kicking.
Tyler Trykowski
8.17.16
NSFW

Inside Up Your Alley, the Filthiest Leather Festival in America

There's no wrong way to show your kink at this mecca of sex on the fringe.
Tyler Trykowski
8.1.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Mike Pence, Trump's VP Pick, Is Pretty Damn Homophobic

The Indiana governor has a long history of opposing rights for LGBTQ people.
Tyler Trykowski
7.16.16
Pitchfork Festival 2015

Parentfork 2015: We Interviewed the "Coolest" Parents at Pitchfork Music Festival

Today, parenting is the hottest look in the universe and babies are the bleeding edge of culture. Ask Kim Kardashian.
Tyler Trykowski
7.21.15
Stuff

Scenes from The Hole, San Diego's Most Glorious Gay Bar

This is far from the country's most depraved gay bar, but it hovers near the perfect amount of madness, and is that much better for it.
Tyler Trykowski
7.14.15
Music

We Went to a Strip Club with French Montana

French made it rain on 20 twerkers.
Tyler Trykowski
9.7.12