gay liberation

LGBTQ

The Radical Queer Quest for a Hetero-Free Nation

Since Stonewall, various fringe groups have attempted to establish a queer nation where LGBTQ people might finally, truly be free. Are they just hungry for press, or do they make a good point?
Jon Shadel
6.30.17
The New Queer

Ten Queer Reimaginings of New York's 'Gay Liberation Monument'

Groundbreaking queer artists step up to reinvigorate an ode to LGBTQ history.
Curated by Avram Finkelstein and Hugh Ryan
12.23.16
The New Queer

How Sex Became a Four-Letter Word

In the 70s, Americans celebrated promiscuity. Today, it terrifies us—and we may never unlearn that fear.
Bruce Benderson
12.22.16
Stuff

Is the LGBTQ Community Ready to Fight in Trump’s America?

The fight for LGBTQ rights has produced some of America's most attention-grabbing—and effective—activism over the past half-century. Can that spirit reawaken under a Trump White House?
Jon Shadel
11.25.16
Stuff

Without Early AIDS Patients, The Medical Marijuana Movement Wouldn't Exist

Live in one of the 25 states with legal marijuana? Here's who you have to thank.
Julia Alsop
10.2.16
Stuff

Why Gay German Men Are Seeking Reparations for a Homophobic Nazi Law

Remembering Paragraph 175, the outrageous law which persecuted German gay men long after the fall of Nazi rule.
Samuel Clowes Huneke
8.19.16
Stuff

How Gay History Came Out of the Closet

The story of how LGBTQ people came to find and value their own history is one of subversion, secret societies, and hard-fought battles toward equality.
Jim Downs
8.9.16
Stuff

America's Oldest and Longest Performing Drag Queen Is Still Kicking Ass

RuPaul was barely out of diapers when Walter Cole first took the stage. Thirty-nine years later, he's still the top queen in Portland.
Jon Shadel
8.2.16
Film

Filmmaker Bruce LaBruce Talks About Conservative Gay Culture and Sex in Nursing Homes

"My films question not only the dominant culture, but the gay orthodoxy as well."
Regan Reid
6.27.14