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I Want You, But I'm Triggered: Finding Pleasure When Trauma and Memory Collide

Triggers happen. Here’s what to do when trauma threatens to disrupt your pleasure. Read more »

Cover Story: How Hollywood Closeted Queerness for Capital

Hollywood’s “Golden Age” was not golden for LGBTQ actors. Read more »

Nova, Nola, and Annalise: Queer Black Women and the Arc of Representation

Nola, Nova, and Annalise are the queer-coded villains of their own stories. Read more »

The Fragility of Safety: Beyond the Promise of #MeToo

We find ourselves at an impasse. Who, anymore, is safe? Read more »

Taste It: Oral Sex Starts with Words

In the best case scenario, both parties can bring their attention fully to the cock/pussy/other at hand. Or, more precisely, at mouth. Read more »

Black Queerness is Peak Blackness: Mykki Blanco’s Journey Out of This World

In this documentary, Black queer artists find a home in each other, in resistance, and in their creative work—a collective battle against queer erasure and censorship. Read more »

Forced Exile: How Queer Families Navigate Holidays

Outsider status makes going home especially anxiety-inducing for queer people. Read more »

Fierce As Fuck: The Future of Poetry Is Brown and Queer

This is a moment of poetic renaissance and poets of color are paving the way. Read more »

Popaganda: Why We Love Sports

Being a feminist sports fan is complicated. Athletes are talented artists and teams can build community and confidence. But sports culture has many dark sides: violence, homophobia, greed. On this episode, we talk with feminist fans of football, tennis, soccer, and basketball about what keeps them... Read more »

Let Us Live: “Afternoon Snatch” Gives Us Nonbinary Characters With Full Lives

Afternoon Snatch offers a world where nonbinary characters aren’t defending their right to exist, but simply are. 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 »