In finding out that the legacy of redlining was so connected to my childhood home, I started to wonder what else I harbored that no one had ever thought to explain to me. I wanted to understand how my family and I became this way: so oblivious to our direct complicity in white supremacy
When I unexpectedly lost my little brother to cancer, I had to learn how to close out his unfinished business and live life again without him.
Renewals for Stumptown and Elite, behind-the-scenes gay details of Janelle Monáe’s Homecoming, every queer woman in Hollywood still wants to be Batwoman, a cute gay Pixar short, and more!
Being a first-gen, Indigenous, queer, Samoan girl in diaspora almost cost me my Samoan culture. But one day, I’m going to be the queer Samoan elder who looks my grandchildren in their faces, and says: I was afraid the entire time that I was fighting for the world you deserve, but I did it anyway.
Queer and feminist books, including, YA, non-fiction, memoir, romance, literary fiction, comics, science fiction, fantasy, mystery, historical fiction, and poetry, hitting bookshelves this summer!
We’re still smack dab in the middle of a global crisis. But as summer approaches, you might want to forget our reality and float away with something joyful *and* queer. This list has got you covered.
In which we spend the day in bed with Alice, Helena, Tasha and Papi!
Happy Sunday! We’ve got new music from Young M.A and Lady Gaga, new TV shows starring Janelle Monáe and old ones getting revived like “Tuca & Bertie”, and a reminder that lesbians will never give up our denim vests! Get in here for good news!
Why sex workers have always known Zoom is anti-sex, the post-pandemic future of porn, why now is a great time to learn to how to take nudes and more.
Stir frying is all about the drama: high heat, wildly fast stirring, the explosive sizzle that sets off my smoke alarm. To begin, I slip my apron over my head and put on some Whitney. There are few things I like better than singing “I Have Nothing” to some food I’m about to eat, and begging it to stay in my mouth if it dares.
I’ve become so sophisticated from maxing out on the benefits of staying home, there’s juuust one side effect.
Plus updates on: Harley Quinn, In the Dark, S.W.A.T., The Good Fight, and Vagrant Queen.
This week’s Extra! Extra! brings a mix of hopeful and sobering news about trans rights, the criminal justice system, violence against women and the climate catastrophes in the Bay of Bengal and in Michigan. Also, Natalie updates us on the latest Veepstakes 2020 news.
You said you missed the Friday Open Threads, so we’re bringing them back!
Why does gay male sex turn you on if you’re a lesbian and is it okay? Plus, conflicting ideas about isolating & dating during quarantine, cheering up your partner over long distance, parents and mental health and Covid-19, SO MANY mixed signals from your ex wife who’s in another relationship and…should you fuck your boss?!?!?! Things are a mess out there, but at least we have each other and 26 questions from readers like you!
Shelter In Our Place 2 launches on Monday and we can’t wait to see you there.
Natalie Morales swaggers into Season 2 of Dead to Me to queer things up for the better.
“Wearing pants? In this economy?”
Talking to survivors and caretakers of the HIV/AIDS epidemic about what we can learn from the past about our present.
Bennett could barely feel the flogger’s tails on their back. It was all muffled, hitting the energetic wall that felt like concrete, not actually feeling it make contact with their skin. By the time Reina fell into a pattern, Bennett was starting to soften. The dense thud was working the concrete into clay, clay into sand, and Bennett was starting to feel again.