This Photographer Posed Her Tinder Dates in Feminine and Masculine Portraits
Photographer Marie Hyld met up with strangers she matched with on Tinder and asked them to pose for a photo series exploring gender expression.
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.
I Worked Out With One of the Stars of Ru Paul's Drag Race
Kameron Michaels is best known for being the show's first self-branded 'muscle queen.'
Privacy and Perception Issue
Photos that Show How Real Life Isn't Always What It Seems
Photographer Signe Pierce Uses her body and photography to demonstrate how anything can be manipulated
A Letter to Teenage Boys, From Someone Who Used to Be One
Author and performer Jacob Tobia opens up about how growing up as a boy felt like being forced to sacrifice your softness and femininity.
27 Percent of California Teens Are Gender Nonconforming
A new study of California youth found that more than one in four teens say their classmates view them as resisting dominant forms of gender expression.
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.
Tender Portraits of a Photographer's Muse Challenge Ideas of Gender Identity
Lissa Rivera's portraits of her lover, BJ Lillis, shake up the artist-muse relationship.
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. Now I see myself in him.
Why Gay Men Need to Get Past Masculinity
Drag queens can be leather men. Bears can be feminine. And the more we reinforce the opposite, the less ground we'll gain under Trump.
Inside the Boutique that Transforms Girls into Princesses
Ten years after the opening of Disney's first Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, we take a look inside the salon known for transforming kids ages three to 12 into young royalty.
A South Korean Artist Is Breaking Taboos with Flower Tattoos
The ink of South Korea’s Zihwa is feminine—with a purpose.