Transsexual vs. transgender? Both terms have been used to refer to individuals within the trans community but they don’t carry the same connotations.
Queer Books to Read Before the Next Year’s Pride
From queer love stories in ancient Greece to eye-opening insights into the Stonewall riots, these queer books can keep you entertained until next year’s Pride.
Why the L Goes First in LGBT
Figuring out why the L goes first in LGBT gives us an interesting clue into a painful period of LGBT+ history.
7 Queer-Coded Monsters That Still Have a Clawed-Grip on Our Hearts
During the painful decades of McCarthy-era persecution, queer-coded monsters were a campy yet quiet reminder that LGBT+ moviegoers weren’t alone.
Bi Erasure, Biphobia, and Transphobia Live on in “Progressive” Spaces and It’s Coming for Aro Aces
When you’re too queer for the straights and too straight for the queers. Bi erasure and similar forms of exclusion are hurting most letters in the LGBTQIA2S+ community.
We Need to Talk About Jesse Walsh: A Look Into Horror’s First Male Scream Queen
Jesse Walsh broke barriers (and careers) as one of horror’s first almost-openly gay protagonists.
What Is Straightwashing? A Brief History of Queer Erasure and 13 Would’ve-Been Queers
TV and movies have long downplayed or erased queerness in the stories they tell. Here’s an incomplete list of characters who’ve fallen victim to this straightwashing.
5 Ancient Civilizations Where It Was Okay to Be Gay
Conservatives pretend homophobia and enforced heteronormativity are deeply rooted human traditions. These ancient civilizations where it was okay to be gay prove otherwise.
All the Drag Queens Returning for Season 7 of RuPaul’s All-Stars Drag Race
Get to know the drag queens returning to RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 7.
How Much Is an Abortion?: A Resource Guide for People Who Could Lose Access to a Basic Human Right
It’s still a constitutionally protected right for now but how much is an abortion really? For 40 million people, it’s already costly and hard to access.
Fanfiction Is Older Than You Think – But Can It Survive Stricter Intellectual Property Laws?
As intellectual property laws become stricter, fanfiction finds fewer places to exist and has even landed in U.S. federal court. But remaking popular stories is a tale as old as time.
FYP: Are You Bi or Is It Just Comphet?
Are you bi or is it just comphet? That’s the eternal question for queer women raised in a cis-hetero normative society.
What Is Compulsory Heterosexuality or Comphet?
Compulsory heterosexuality or comphet describes the pressure to conform to gender and sexuality norms. Here are the quiet ways it harms queer women.
The Queen James Bible Is Redefining Christian Religious Thought in an LGBTQ+ Friendly Way
The Queen James Bible is here to help LGBTQ+ folks finally feel like their faith and their identity aren’t in conflict with each other.
8 Great LGBT+ Documentaries to Watch
Learn some of the tragic yet inspiring stories of resilience and resistance by watching these LGBT+ documentaries.
The History of Queer Horror in 9 Movies
Despite strict censorship and a general social attitude of intolerance, LGBT+ filmmakers have always found creative ways to use horror to tell their stories.