Queerness

practical magic

The Real Curse in 'Practical Magic' Is Heterosexuality

In "Practical Magic," the curse isn’t just that any man an Owens woman loves will die. The curse is that Owens women will love men, period.
Natalie Adler
10.17.18
Queerly Beloved

The Sex Worker Who Helped Me Realize I'm Genderfluid

By offering a judgement-free space to experiment, Liara Roux helped their client, Annalise, come into her identity later in life.
Sarah Burke
10.3.18
Queerly Beloved

After I Transitioned, My Sibling Did Too

As adults, my sibling and I have both found our own queer chosen families—but before that, we found each other.
Diana Tourjée
9.26.18
Culture

Who Gets to Use the Term 'Partner'?

Some queer people feel it should belong to the LGBTQ community, but others feel the non-gendered term should be normalized for everyone.
Coco Romack
9.18.18
Queerly Beloved

'Queerly Beloved' Is Broadly's New Podcast About LGBTQ Chosen Families

Hosted by Sarah Burke and Fran Tirado, "Queerly Beloved" tells the stories behind five incredible, unlikely, and extremely queer relationships.
Sarah Burke
9.11.18
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
Queerly Beloved

Queer, Poly, and Platonic: Two Partners Discuss Their Unconventional Love

"Over the years, our identities, understandings of relationships, and politics have changed radically with and because of each other. We now both have girlfriends, live in different countries, and are still deeply committed to one another."
Sarah Burke
6.28.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

When I Made a Sex Work Pseudonym, I Didn't Know I'd Be Her Forever

I didn’t realize at the time, that my new name would both protect and endanger me—and that my youthful attempt to rewrite my story would actually help form the person I would become.
Kitty Stryker
6.18.18