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Can “Master of None” Survive Aziz Ansari’s Scandal? We Still Don’t Know.

Master of None lost one of its most compelling components: unflinching emotional honesty. Read more »

Family Stones: Lee Lai’s “Stone Fruit” Draws the Growing Pains of Queer Kinship

“Everyone’s pretty messy, while also being really well-intentioned.” Read more »

Only Here to Sin: Lil Nas X Continues a Tradition of Queer Blasphemy

“Montero (Call Me by Your Name)” unequivocally embraces queerness to the absolute despair of conservative Christians. Read more »

The “Magic School Bus” Reboot Ditches Ms. Frizzle's Extravagant Spirit

There’s uninspired scenery and characters—and a weirdly sexualized Ms. Frizzle. Read more »

Queer Representation in Congress Won’t Save Us

Representation isn’t everything. Read more »

With “Justine,” Forsyth Harmon Charts Teen Queerness

Justine may weigh very little, but it’s emotionally heavy. Read more »

Hidden in Subtext: “The United States vs. Billie Holiday” Masks Bisexuality

The main character’s queerness is downplayed.  Read more »

That “Gay Cowboy Movie”: Queer People Reflect on 15 Years of “Brokeback Mountain”

Six queer creatives reflect on “Brokeback Mountain’s” enduring, complex legacy and its indisputable impact on queer media and American audiences. Read more »

Did Our New Slate of Queer Holiday Films Deliver?

This roundtable comes in honor of 2020 very much being the year of the queer holiday film. Read more »

Hallmark’s First LGBTQ Movie Doesn’t Center Queer Romance

On Hallmark’s take on the queer Christmas movie. Read more »

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One-Sentence Reviews of the Lesbian Netflix Canon

Lez face it: when you’re a ladygay like myself, cruising the internet for something to watch, you realize very quickly that there are a whole... Read more »

A Conversation About Transgender Representation in Pop Culture

Janet Mock, on her MSNBC web show, is one of a handful of transgender people who has recently gained international visibility. Recently, we... Read more »

Trans Women Are Women. Why Do We Have to Keep Saying This?

Caitlin Jenner posing on the cover of Vanity Fair This Sunday, the New York Times ran an op-ed by... Read more »

"Moonlight" is an Essential Work of Art for the Current Political Moment

Moonlight displays the kind of empathy and humanity that we desperately need right now. Read more »