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As Trump Takes Office, We Will Keep Fighting

I’m afraid. I’m anxious. But we can’t back down now. We need to buckle down, stand united, and give 100 percent. Read more »

Ones to Watch: 5 African Webseries Created by Black Feminists

Young Black South African creators are dipping into our histories, cultures, and languages to tell new stories that connect us to each other in exciting and innovative ways. Read more »

New Film "The Handmaiden" Both Thrills and Feeds the Soul

Park Chan-wook’s film adaptation of lesbian Dickensian novel “Fingersmith” is sensual, romantic, and full of twists.  Read more »

Ask Bear: Should I Tell My Friends and Family I'm Poly?

Good for you that you were able to recognize love when it came along. Read more »

Missing the Anticipation: How the New Rocky Horror Lets Down Queer Fans

The original movie doesn’t seem to draw a line between queerness and sexual aggression, leaving a dark legacy for the series. Read more »

Do We Need to Time Warp Again?: Queer Identity and the Problems With the Rocky Horror Picture Show

The classic film plays into a lot of negative tropes about queer characters. Will the new version starring Laverne Cox tell a story that fits with the 21st century? Read more »

"Believe in Yourself, Straight Up." : An Interview With Roberta Colindrez

Fun Home and I Love Dick star Roberta Colindrez talks about queer narratives and the power of theater.  Read more »

G.L.O.S.S. and the Unbearable Weightiness of Success

Days after announcing their choice to turn down a lucrative record deal, queer-centric Olympia punk band G.L.O.S.S has annoucned their breakup.  Read more »

New Music Monday: Uncle Meg

The former Handjob Academy rapper celebrates and pokes fun at the sparkle of pop celebrity at the same time. Read more »

Popaganda: Breaking the Binary

It’s good to get complicated. On this episode, we rethink binary approaches to brain science, sexuality, gender, and disability. Featuring a moving story from stand-up comedian and #GoodMuslimBadMuslim co-host Zahra Noorbakhsh, who talks about her decision to come out as... Read more »

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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 »

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 »

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 »