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Why We Should All Be Watching More Queer TV

In a year where ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ won an Emmy, it’s time to think about the next 15 years of LGBTQ representation.
Mica Lemiski
11.9.18
Sex

These Sex Workers Are the First Queer Married Couple at a Legal Brothel

High school sweethearts Violet Vause and Kayden Blake came out to debunk myths about LGBTQ+ sex workers.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
8.30.18
Theater

Queer Undocumented Poet Yosimar Reyes Doesn't Care About Impressing Racists

"I want something for all undocumented people to be like, 'Oh my god, I resonate with that.' I want that to be my audience."
Yazmin Nunez
8.9.18
Photo

These Seemingly Dark Portraits Convey a Sense of Beauty and Self-Expression

Photographer Mateus Porto walks the line between fiendish and angelic.
Clara Mokri
7.12.18
entertainment

Voguing Legend Leiomy Maldonado Is Bringing Ballroom to the Masses

"I didn't want to be the best. I became the best through work. I earned it."
Kara Weisenstein
6.28.18
LGBTQ

The Films, TV, and Books That Celebrate Black Queer Women

Here are the marginalized stories, from 'The Color Purple' to 'Bessie,' that haven’t been airbrushed for mainstream audiences.
Tari Ngangura
6.25.18
LGBTQ

We Asked Asexuals About Their Relationship to Pride

After some controversy over “ace” and “poly” inclusion, they told us what queer identity means to them.
Jesse Donaldson
6.22.18
pride

What 'Latinx' Means to Me

The term stands for all of the people in the Latino community who struggle to fit into one identity.
Paola Ramos
6.21.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

When I Made a Sex Work Pseudonym, I Didn't Know I'd Be Her Forever

I didn’t realize at the time, that my new name would both protect and endanger me—and that my youthful attempt to rewrite my story would actually help form the person I would become.
Kitty Stryker
6.20.18
LGBTQ

What It’s Like to Share Art and Letters with Queer Prison Inmates

LGBTQ pen pals talk about art, discrimination, TV, prison showers, and more.
David Ly
5.24.18
LGBTQ

When Being Queer Means You Don’t Fit Your Job’s ‘Aesthetic’

I can tell you first-hand that the service industry is still a stagnant, writhing shit hole of sexist, discriminatory behavior.
Lori Fox
5.23.18
Interviews

What It's Like to Be a Genderqueer Lingerie Model

"Truthfully? I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with modeling."
Graham Isador
5.22.18