What's the Difference Between Non-Binary, Genderqueer, and Gender-Nonconforming?
A beginner's guide to the differences and similarities between three of the most common terms with which people outside the gender binary identify.
sex and relationships
A Definitive Guide to Getting Into Strap-Ons
Here's everything to consider, whether you're young and queer and looking for new ways to have sex or interested in pegging your boyfriend.
Tinder Used to Expose Queer Travelers to Danger—Now It's Trying to Stop
The app is adding the feature to nearly 70 countries.
Taylor Swift's LGBTQ Anthem 'You Need to Calm Down' Is Pretty Clueless
Swift's new song is a failed attempt at advocacy.
These LGBTQ Activists Don’t Want Queer and Trans People Serving in the Military
While the trans military ban has spurred a flurry of media coverage in support of trans troops, these activists still believe the military has no respect for human rights.
What It's Like to Be Illegally Gay in Myanmar
“My father was always trying to make an enemy out of me... He hated me for being gay."
The ‘Pretty Little Liars’ Spinoff Is Unhinged Queer Camp
Every time there wasn’t a queer twist, I was surprised—transitively, the heterosexual plot lines in this show are the real twists.
We Talked to Muslims in the LGBTQ Community About Standing Up for Queer Youth
"Queer Muslim voices in this debate are the most important. We can’t continue to have conversations about marginalized groups without them leading those conversations."
Islam Helped Me Find My Path as a Queer Sex Educator
Wazina Zondon, a co-creator of the storytelling performance Coming Out Muslim, discusses finding clarity and joy in her sexuality through religion.
Meet the Photographer Taking Intimate Portraits of Queer Asian Nightlife in NYC
Photographer Aki Kame focuses on lifestyle portraiture by day, but at night they head to parties like NYC's Bubble T to capture their friends and community.
this is fine
Dyeing My Hair Rainbow Colors Will Never Make Me 'Less Asian'
Rather than my race, my hair became what people recognized and distinguished me by. But as my white friends began to accept me, I realized that my acceptance of myself was suffering.
LGBTQ People Are Furious at This Queer Center for Hosting a Right-Wing Event
A campaign to get LGBTQ people to leave the Democratic Party is coming to a prominent New York community center, causing major uproar.