This Quantum Physicist Used Machine Learning to Map Reddit’s Sexual Fetishes
More than one thousand subreddits, plotted in an interactive tree.
How 'Queer Eye' Helped Jess Guilbeaux Find Her Voice in Conservative America
We talked to the show's first Black lesbian star about regaining her confidence and using her platform to help others like her.
Janelle Monáe on Coming Out: "I Was Terrified"
In a cover story for 'them,' Janelle Monáe opens up about coming out and how 'Dirty Computer' set her free in an interview with Lizzo.
I Stopped Trying to Make Sex a Performance and Started Loving Myself
I wonder what it would be like to just be natural, without pretending to be your “best,” “hottest” self to a partner.
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.
Why I Decided to Start Kink Shaming Myself
I've invited abuse into my sex life for too long.
Kingdom Hearts' True Magic Isn't Disney, It's Men Showing Vulnerability
The Square Enix mashup franchise hasn't lasted more than 15 years because you can visit the world of 'Frozen,' it's the surprising meditation on toxic masculinity.
What If Sex Ed Focused On Teaching Pleasure
“We should be teaching people that it’s okay to have sex for pleasure. For fun and connection and things that have nothing to do with procreation.”
French Director Gaspar Noé on America’s Fear of the Penis
“The fear of the penis in the United States still shocks me,” he said. “In many ways, the Western world is turning Victorian.”
Women Get Bored in Bed Faster Than Men
Recent studies suggest women grow disinterested in sex with a long-term sexual partner faster than men.
This Photographer Spent Six Years Taking Portraits of Non-Binary Youth
Chloe Aftel's new book, ‘Outside & In Between,’ celebrates the genderqueer community.
'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.’ Belongs to Bisexuals—Fight Me
I’m not sure how everyone missed this when it came out in 2015 but the queer energy that this movie puts out is intoxicating.