The cottagecore aesthetic is marked by flowy skirts, ceramic toad figurines and bucolic scenery. It’s a denial of hustle culture and a fetishization of coziness that became a hashtag, a lifestyle and, most notably, an escape.
Models of sex education that focus on what is “age-appropriate” for children inevitably leave LGBTIQ youth in the dark about their own identities.
High school locker rooms don’t exactly scream comfort for anyone, but for LGBTQ youth they often present a whole new layer of issues.
Beychella, the teacher strikes, being queer in a juvenile detention center, Bend It Like Beckham, Lena Waithe, marriage equality is about tribal sovereignty, Amazon Prime just got a lot gayer, and so much more!
Backpage has been taken down, PMDD, new gay Kesha video, uncolonized African sexuality in Black Panther, Octavia Butler, your eyebrows, Stephanie Yellowhair, and so much more!
Fake clothes, dinosaur tracks, Roxane Gay’s latest project, maybe I don’t fully understand hate-reads, Julia Turshen is getting shit done, Kittie the band, the reality of the Pulse massacre, and so much more!
You’re a mammal, Nashville, Trans Day of Visibility and women of color, from LiveJournal to Tumblr, black Parkland survivors, Lena Waithe, teachers are marching, Hayley Kiyoko, and so much more!
Last night’s CNN town hall, gun control, that roommate story, Chani Nicholas, androgynous fashion is too skinny, Gabby Rivera, drag kings, and so much more!
The Parkland shooting sparks a teenage-led gun control movement, a queer feminist bookstore in Mississippi, Mister Rogers, Russian propaganda is pretty insane, Amy Sherald’s art, and so much more.
While not every episode is a musical one, many episodes do incorporate the characters singing songs and it’s never a waste of the show’s time. Instead, the music reveals things about the relationships, thoughts and feelings of the characters and gives listeners a brilliant new way to think about the things the show is talking about.
It’s Pride month, it’s Ramadan, and it’s time to support queer and trans Muslims. Masjid al-Rabia and Everyone is Gay are here to help!
The deal with your nose, surviving gaslighting, bigoted lawmakers obsessed with queer parents, a primer on the anti-racist movement, a cute bisexual in a hot pink tie (just saying!), and so much more!
It’s like cookies and cocoa with your coolest queer friend, but free and available for download right now.
“Why do I do this? Because it needs to be done. Our schools and communities need to be safer for our young people, we are losing too many of them. I’m not going to sit and wait with naivety that our government or schools are going to lead that.”
Steven Universe tells kids that they’re loved, that they’re special, and that there is nothing wrong with being themselves. This week it taught them that they don’t have to give up.
Vegan stinky cheese, [literally] fake women, Diane Arbus, LGBT mobs against cake, midlife lesbian realizations, Marie J. Cuda, millennials are SO EFFING GAY, there’s a lot going on inside your boobs, and so much more!
Let’s celebrate Celebrate Bisexuality Day aka Bi Visibility Day aka the best day of the year with some self love, encouragement and brilliance from these youth.
Are you looking to listen to an absolutely great pop song while crying because you’re so happy and hopeful today?
Imagine you’re a child today and you’re watching Steven Universe: The Return and you finally see yourself not only represented on a show that’s specifically made for you, but treated with respect, love and reverence — and then imagine that you’re finally able feel those things about yourself.
How her extended family is trying to save Sarah from a Christian “pray away the gay” camp, new ads in NY affirming trans people’s bathroom rights, a lesbian chef attacked in Charlotte, NC, and more.