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Rupture and Reform: “You Exist Too Much” Is a Meditation on Queerness and Desire

Obsession serves a two-pronged function in queer stories. Read more »

What Just Happened?: The Supreme Court Sides with LGBTQ Americans

In a surprising twist, the Supreme Court decided that Title VII has always covered gender identity, meaning that it’s illegal to terminate a trans person’s employment because they’re trans. Read more »

Ladies on Fire: “Betty” Is More Than a Skateboarding Show about Women

Betty isn’t a show made to shatter glass ceilings so much as it is to empower those pushing against it. Read more »

Pride and Joy: LGBTQ Muslims and the Power of Online Spaces

 Digital spaces are vital to combat near-constant assaults on our very being. Read more »

Is “Twenties” Really a Win for Black Queer Representation?

The show ultimately eschews multidimensional queer dynamics and rests solely on its queer optics. Read more »

Glittering with Accessibility: Virtual Events Pave the Way for a More Inclusive Pride

The 50th anniversary of Pride is the perfect time for radical inclusion. Read more »

Girl Likes Girl: Lindsay Sproul Queers the Mean Girl in YA

Lindsay Sproul spoke to Bitch about crafting a shitty lesbian teen character. Read more »

Demanding JoJo Siwa’s Sexuality Is a Means to Control Young, Female Entertainers

“You either die young or live long enough to see Jojo Siwa become a TikTok lesbian.” Read more »

“The Half of It” Isn’t Joking When It Says It Isn’t a Love Story

“The Half of It” seems to be more about the halfway happiness Ellie’s given. Read more »

“All Boys Aren’t Blue” Offers Hope and Trust to Young Queer Black Readers

George M. Johnson has crafted an intimate community of Black queer readers. Read more »

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"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 »

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 »

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 »