queer

My First Time

How I Seek Out Intimacy as an Asexual Person

As a queer, asexual person I often felt like an outsider growing up. But now I've found my community of people like me, in a society that seems to revolve around sex.
Soofiya
10.11.18
Books

9 Intimate, Revelatory Books About Queerness

Recent must-reads outside your basic heterosexual canon.
Laura Winnick
9.28.18
You Make Me Wanna

Carmen and Shane Showed Me How Hot It Is to Be Gay

"The L Word" defined a generation of queer women's sexual awakenings, including mine.
S. Nicole Lane
9.28.18
Queerly Beloved

Meet Faluda Islam, the Muslim Drag Queen From the Future

On this week's episode of "Queerly Beloved," we hear the story of how, with the help from queer family, artist Zulfikar Ali Bhutto developed his anti-Islamophobic drag persona.
Sarah Burke
9.19.18
Photography

This Photographer Spent Seven Years Photographing Their Trans Bestie

Laurence Philoméne is intent on showing their intersex and trans best friend in all his layered beauty.
Laurence Philomène
8.15.18
Queerness

How Our Cultural Obsession With Platonic 'Girlfriends' Sidelines Queer Women

We're familiar with the trope of straight women whose intimacy transcends bestfriendship. But we don't hear about what happens when the Other Woman wants something more than pseudo-romance.
Sadie Graham
8.6.18
DRAG

Beautiful Photos of One Man’s First Night in Drag

Sometimes the joy of living in your own skin is only a pair of heels and a night out away.
Adan Michel
7.20.18
LGBTQ

The 10 Most Bisexual Things You Can Watch on Netflix Right Now

Kick back, relax, and unwind with some A+ bisexual representation.
Kerensa Cadenas
6.29.18
Queerly Beloved

Broadly Call-In: We Want to Hear Your Stories of Queer Chosen Family

Leave us love notes to your lesbian mom, trans sister, and queer role model and we may play them on our forthcoming podcast.
Sarah Burke
6.29.18
Essays on Religious Exemptions

My Daughter's Dream Wedding Venue Rejected Her Because She's Gay

This isn’t about wedding venues or cakes: Discrimination leaves people feeling less worthy, and often less than human.
Channie Peters
6.28.18
pride

The Teen Who Brought Gay Pride to Mike Pence's Hometown

Ian Daniel of 'Gaycation' followed high schooler Erin Bailey as she put on the first ever pride festival in her small, conservative town of Columbus, Indiana.
Ian Daniel
6.20.18
My First Time

How I Got Over My Fear of Sexual Intimacy After Being Heartbroken

After my long-term relationship ended, I struggled with the idea of sex, dating, and being intimate with someone new. But a chance encounter with a female bartender changed all of that.
Trisha O'Bannon
6.7.18