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Who Gets to Identify as 'Femme'?

'Femme' has always referred to feminine queer people. What happens when it's used outside those communities?
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
12.21.17
dating
dating

Why Are Trans People Being Banned From Tinder?

The dating app won’t really explain why it keeps happening.
Allison Tierney
12.15.17
LGBTQ
LGBTQ

Too Many Gay Men Still Hate Their Bodies

Why body dysmorphia and unhealthy body image issues continue to run rampant in the gay community.
Jack Hobbs
12.11.17
LGBTQ
LGBTQ

Finding Therapy Isn’t Easy for Queer and Trans People of Colour

Therapy is an overwhelmingly white profession, one that can be insensitive to the needs of those with intersectional identities. This is how QTPOC find therapy that helps, rather than hurts.
Arielle Gray
12.7.17
Sexuality
Sexuality

What It Means When a Dude Says He's 'Mostly Straight'

After interviewing dozens of men who proudly claim their left-of-homosexual identities, a researcher explains how they parse their desires.
Steven Blum
12.6.17
HEALTH
HEALTH

HIV Probably Won't Kill You, but Smoking Will

HIV-positive people smoke at more than twice the rate of the general population. Doctors say smoking now presents a greater risk to them than HIV itself.
Benjamin Adams
12.5.17
LGBTQ
LGBTQ

Five Queer People on What 'Femme' Means to Them

"Femme" practices can be as empowering for one queer person as they are alienating for another. We asked five queer femmes about the unique ways they approach their identities.
Cassie Donish
12.5.17
LGBTQ
LGBTQ

The Gay Porn Industry is Still Super Racist

After calling out an awards ceremony for a "Best Ethnic Scene" category, a white porn star is juggling support and backlash.
Reneysh Vittal
12.1.17
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The VICE Guide to Right Now

Armie Hammer's Balls Had to Be Digitally Edited Out of 'Call Me By Your Name'

"They were short shorts. What’re you gonna do?"
Drew Schwartz
11.29.17
LGBTQ
LGBTQ

The Pilgrims Were Queer

Dig into the history and you'll see plenty of early American colonisers were super gay – and their compatriots had views of it that were complicated, to say the least.
Matt Baume
11.24.17
LGBTQ
LGBTQ

How Gender Nonconforming People Approach Fashion

Clothes can be a way to cultivate a self and feel empowered in one's gender. But the fashion industry doesn't make it easy to find items as flattering as they are liberating.
Kelly Caldwell
11.23.17
LGBTQ
LGBTQ

Without LGBTQ People, Modern Music Wouldn't Exist

The author of 'David Bowie Made Me Gay: 100 Years of LGBT Music' tells us about the most surprising contributions queer people have made to music history.
Elyssa Goodman
11.21.17