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Film

Bollywood’s First Lesbian Rom-Com Is Bringing Queer Love to Indian Cinema

The mother of a gay child, Shelly Chopra Dhar, and Gazal Dhaliwal, a trans woman, co-wrote the script for a groundbreaking new movie in India in the hopes of getting through to parents of LGBTQ children.
Alyssa Klein
3.8.19
Op-Ed

How Rachel Weisz Became the Unofficial Straight LGBTQ Ambassador

People used to love Rachel Weisz for her charming and magnetic romance roles. But that was before the rabid queer internet community and I got a hold of her.
Jill Gutowitz
2.22.19
LGBTQ

This Artist Collects the Everyday Objects That Define Lesbian Life

Anyone who identifies as lesbian, butch, queer, non-binary, or trans was invited to send personal objects for the display.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
2.12.19
Film

'Bend it Like Beckham' Is the Gayest Love Story Never Told

While "Bend it Like Beckham" is often mistaken for a coming-of-age story about soccer player best friends, many of us saw our own baby queer desires in Jess and Jules' relationship.
Jill Gutowitz
2.11.19
Sex

Here's the Porn That Women Watched in 2018, According to Pornhub

New year, more lesbian fantasies.
Justine de l'Église
1.8.19
Sex

What I've Learned from Working as a Lesbian Escort

"Straight women who've never had gay sex often want to try everything at once. One second they want to eat you out, the next they're standing there with a strap-on."
Velvet
8.14.18
Queerly Beloved

How Two Queer Adults Created a Family by Adopting Each Other

Laura and Lucy Power decided to be the child and mother that the other had always wanted. They read vows at an adoption ceremony, got matching tattoos, and even changed their surnames.
Sarah Burke
7.12.18
Essays on Religious Exemptions

My Daughter's Dream Wedding Venue Rejected Her Because She's Gay

This isn’t about wedding venues or cakes: Discrimination leaves people feeling less worthy, and often less than human.
Channie Peters
6.28.18
Essays on Religious Exemptions

We Were Rejected From Adopting Foster Children Because We Are Gay

There are roughly 13,000 kids in foster care in our home state of Michigan, but child-placing agencies are legally allowed to discriminate against LGBTQ applicants—and more states have recently passed similar faith-based laws.
Kristy and Dana Dumont
6.26.18
LGBTQ

How to Experiment with Bisexuality Without Being a Jerk

Women are getting more comfortable coming out as bi, but there's a way to explore without acting like a newbie.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
6.14.18
LGBTQ

Furtive Lesbian Glances Are Vital to My Queer Movie Experience

From "Carol" to "Disobedience," forbidden lovers express their desire with surreptitious, lingering looks—and inspire a potent nostalgia for some of us.
Jill Gutowitz
5.1.18
Film

Rachel Weisz on Her Forbidden Romance with Rachel McAdams

The "Disobedience" star tells Broadly about portraying repressed queer desire in an Orthodox Jewish community.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
4.27.18
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