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“Wynonna Earp” Shows Queer Romance Without Fanfare or Fear

Waverly and Nicole’s relationship is celebrated because it doesn’t rely on traditional tropes about same-sex couples.  Read more »

Popaganda: Redefining Dating

How many more trend pieces can you stomach on the theme of “Millennials Killed Traditional Dating”? There’s this idea in our culture that this generation has fundamentally changed dating—for the worse. That we’re getting away from “traditional” dating and into some terrible uncharted... Read more »

Titus Andromedon Should Break Up With “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”

Titus deserves so much more than being the punchline of white women’s jokes. Read more »

Sidelining Queerness: Erasing Baldwin’s Identity in “I Am Not Your Negro”

Throughout history, too many queer people of color have been asked to choose between their racial and their sexual identities, and we shouldn’t accept the erasure of one legacy when highlighting another. Read more »

Tiny Massacres: On the Anniversary of Pulse

The most privileged among the LGBTQIA+ community have not only forgotten the forebearers of our movement, but just a year later, so many have forgotten about Pulse. Read more »

Popaganda: Radical Science

Behold! Using the power of science to interrogate societal assumptions around race and gender! We talk with theoretical astrophysicist Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein about her article “The Physics of Melanin” and how scientific research is always shaped by our human backgrounds. Then, we talk with... Read more »

Fandom is Feminist: Queering Boy-band Obsession in “Grace and the Fever”

Grace and the Fever follows high school senior Grace Thomas as she meets Jes, a member of her beloved Fever Dream. Read more »

Poetic Resistance Against Everyday Transphobia, Racism, Ableism: A Review of "When the Chant Comes"

Within its pages, When the Chant Comes delivers profound, often gut-wrenching meditations that explore what it means for Barrett to navigate life in the United States as a disabled, pilipinx-amerikan, transgender queer. Read more »

BitchTapes: Celebrating A Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphopia!

A BitchTape filled with our favorite songs that celebrate being LGBTQ. Read more »

The Pleasure Dome: Conversations with My Sex Toys

On intimacy, honesty, and queerness: A conversation between our pleasure columnist adrienne maree brown and sex toys. 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 »

"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 »

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 »